Kuching Day Tours
KUCHING CITY & SHOPPING TOURS
Kuching, the Capital of Sarawak, is a cosmopolitan city and this is reflected in the faces on the street. Its city centre is well preserved with ornate Chinese Temples, The Astana, City Tower, many fine examples of colonial-style architecture a beautiful waterfront and a number of interesting museums, including the famous Sarawak Museum & Cat Museum.
SEMENGGOH ORANG UTAN NATURE RESERVE
Unlike in a zoo, the Orang Utans are free to roam in this 653 hectare forest reserve. Here, young and adolescent Orang Utans are trained to survive in the wild. Spot their delicate nests, watch their skillful movements in the tree tops and their interesting behaviour during feeding time.
JONG CROCODILE FARM & MINI ZOO
This farm is home to over 1,000 crocodiles as serves as the perfect sanctuary to these fearsome reptiles as they are housed in enclosures simulating their natural habitats. You will also been able to see other native Sarawak Ian wildlife such as the bearcats, civets, deer, pythons, hornbills and gibbons.
ANNAH RAIS BIDAYUH LONGHOUSE
Annah Rais is one of the most famous Bidayuh longhouse in Sarawak, which located about 100 km east from Kuching City and quite close to the Indonesian border. The excursion will take about one and a half-hour on the road. During your visit, you will also be able to view the villagers with their own daily routine like rice pounding and winnowing, basket and mat weaving, bamboo carving, etc.
SARAWAK CULTURE VILLAGE + CULTURE SHOW
Popularly known as the 'Living Museum', the Village is a showcase of a kaleidoscope of Sarawak's cultures and traditions. On arrival, you will explore the 7 authentic replicas of ethnic houses. Chinese Farm House, Malay's Stilted House, Melanau Tall House, Penan Hut as well as Longhouse of the Iban, Bidayuh and Orang Ulu.
SARAWAK RIVER CRUISE + SUNSET CRUISE
Depart for a pleasure ride along The Sarawak River – Sunset Cruise .The city's history and birth grew from the river and the nostalgic provides a view as seen by the early settlers who sailed up the river .View The Astana (1870)-an official residence of the Governor of Sarawak and the Fort Margherita (1879).
FAIRY & WIND CAVE TOURS
The Fairy Cave stands 3-storey high. After a quick climb, the cave opens up into a main chamber. Sunlight streams into the chamber, revealing to you the beautiful shapes of nature's creations, the stalactites and stalagmites. The Wind Cave is a tunnel-like cave filled with bats and swiflets. Look around the walls of the cave and see if you can spot the bird nests.
BAKO NATIONAL PARK
Bako National Park, the oldest and one of the most popular national parks in Sarawak, offers the perfect introduction to Sarawak's forest and wildlife. It contains a wide range of vegetation, jungle streams, waterfalls, interesting plant life, trekking trails and coastlines covered with small bays, coves and beaches. Visitors can see wildlife such as proboscis monkeys, long-tailed macaques, Borneo bearded pigs, monitor lizards, etc.
TRADITIONAL IBAN LONGHOUSE SAFARI (LEMANAK LONGHOUSE)
A village of 20 - 25 'bilek' or rooms (each for one family) all under one roof of a long stretch wooden house standing on stilts. The expedition will begin with a 4 hours car ride passing through the scenic greenery countryside. The vast land on both side of the road are can be seen dotted with vegetable farms, padi fields, rubber, pepper oil palm and cocoa plantations which generated some of the top revenue earner crops of Sarawak.
SANTUBONG WILDLIFE CRUISE
This tour takes you around the rivers of the Santubong Peninsular, offering you the chance of seeing some of Sarawak's fascinating wildlife. The cruise starts at Sarawak Boat Club. From there your boat cruises to the mouth of the Santubong River, where Irrawaddy dolphins are often spotted.
MANGROVE & IRRAWADDY DOLPHIN WATCH
This cruise criss-crosses the mouth of the Santubong River in search of the rare Irrawaddy Dolphin. The Irrawaddy, or snubfin dolphin, inhabits rivers, estuaries and shallow coastal areas. The Santubong area is one of the best places in Sarawak to view this unusual looking marine mammal. The dolphins are often seen swimming and diving around small fishing boats in the estuary.
SERIKIN BORDER TRADING
The Fairy Cave is about 3-storey high. After a quick climb through the cave with torchlight, the cave opens up into a main chamber. Sunlight streams into the chamber, enabling you to view the limestone formation of several types. View the beautiful and some eerie shape of nature creations, the stalactites and stalagmites.
GUNUNG GADING NATIONAL PARK
Gunung Gading National Park, home to the world's largest flower, the Rafflesia. En route, view wild orchids and pitcher plants. Upon arrival at the park, proceed for an hour of jungle trekking along the plank walk in search of a Rafflesia. See the host vines, the cabbage-like Rafflesia buds that litter the forest floor, and if you are lucky a Rafflesia in full bloom.
KAYAKING IN RAINFOREST PARADISE
Kayak through the rainforests on a meandering river in the Bau district, about an hour's drive from Kuching. You begin your adventure in Krokong village beneath a suspension pedestrian bridge. Paddle leisurely downstream from the upper reaches of Sungei Sarawak.
Satang Island consisting of two islands Pulau Satang Besar and Pulau Satang Kecil is located in the South China Sea and its surrounding pristine waters are protected as a sanctuary for the turtles. Take time to visit the turtle conservation and hatchery area and learn about the conservation programme on the island. Later, there is plenty of time to snorkel and swim around this beautiful island and enjoy the colourful marine life.
OLD TOWN - SINIAWAN NIGHT MARKET
Siniawan is an old and once forgotten town 21 km away from Kuching. Recent years, efforts have been made to revive the traditions and cultures as well as the night market of this old town which is seeing results and tourists are now flocking in during the weekends and local economy is greatly improved.