Sarawak Excursions

 

(Indicate the Tour Code when booking a Day Tour)

Ex- Kuching

 

KCHTO-1   KUCHING CITYTOUR  (Tour Code AO- KCHTO-1)

Departure time : 09:00hrs or 14:00hrs

Approximate Duration: 3 Hours

 

A City Tour of Kuching, a quaint and lovely City, it was the Capital of the personal Kingdomof Sir James Brooke, better know as the White Rajah. There are many historical buildings in the City including the Square and RoundTowers, the colonial Courthouse, General Post Office, FortMagheritaand the Astana. Visit the CatMonument, City Hall, the Tua Pek Kong - oldest ChineseTemplein the city and the famed SarawakMuseumreputed to house the best ethnographies collections in Southeast Asia..  Drive through quaint Malay kampungs (villages), explore the centre of the City passing through the colourful India Streetand traditional shophouses.  If time permits, take a walk on the Waterfront with its outdoor cafes and watch sampans plying the SarawakRiverferrying passengers from one side of the river to the other.

 

Note : SarawakMuseum & CatMuseumare closed on the first day of public holidays.

 

 

KUCHING Valid From 01-Nov-11 to 31-Mar-14          
TOUR All prices are per person          
Code Tours Duration Private * SIC
01 Pax 02 - 06 Pax Adult Child
AO-KCHTO-1  Kuching City Tour 3 hrs $100 $65 $45 $25
  SIC Tour at 1400 hrs only.           
  Ex-Damai surcharge see below          

 Note:  SIC -  Minimum 02 pax.  All tours depart from Kuching city hotels.

Surcharge applies for Tours depart  i) Ex-DAMAI (per way for day trip)     ii)  Ex-DAMAI (overnight trip)  

 

KCHTO–2 SEMENGGOH ORANG UTAN  (Tour Code AO- KCHTO-2)

Departure time:  08:00hrs or 14:00hrs

Approximate Duration: 3 Hours

 

Visit the Semenggoh Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. The entire facility occupies an area of 740 acres, the only remaining green belt near to the City offering a sanctuary for Orang Utans. The Centre is a temporary home for displaced Orang Utans also known as “men of the jungle”.  They have been rescued from captivity or are young orphans and are trained or re-trained to survive in their natural surroundings. Take a walk on the trails and try to spot semi-wild Orang Utans. There are feeding times scheduled everyday at the feeding platform.  On returning to the city, stop for a visit to a pottery for a close up look at nimble hands fashioning works of art. Watch the potter at his wheel and see what happens when pieces of clay is baked and then painted. This is also a good place to pick up souvenirs as a keepsake of your trip.

 

KUCHING Valid From 01-Nov-11 to 31-Mar-14          
TOUR All prices are per person          
Code Tours Duration Private * SIC
01 Pax 02 - 06 Pax Adult Child
AO-KCHTO-2 Semenggok Orang Utan 3 hrs $150 $80 $45 $25
  SIC Tour at 0730 hrs only.          
  Ex-Damai surcharge see below          

 Note:  SIC -  Minimum 02 pax.  All tours depart from Kuching city hotels.

Surcharge applies for Tours depart  i) Ex-DAMAI (per way for day trip)     ii)  Ex-DAMAI (overnight trip)  

 

KCHTO-3   SARAWAKCULTURAL VILLAGE  (Tour Code AO- KCHTO-3)

Departure time : 09:00hrs or 14:00hrs

Approximate Duration: 4 Hours

Inclusive of     : Entrance fee

 

“See Sarawakin half day” is the claim made by the SarawakCultureVillage, a unique award winning living museum offering an excellent introduction to local cultures and lifestyles. It is located at the foothill of the legendary MountSantubong, fronting the South China sea. The village also called the “LivingMuseum” because people live in the houses & create their handicraft and traditional snacks.

 

The Village has seven representative ethnic house – Bidayuh Longhouse, Iban Longhouse, Penan Hut Orang Ulu Longhouse, Melanau Tall House, Malay House and & Chinese Farm House. Observe the lifestyle , arts, craft, game, foods, clothes & music of 7 major cultural of Sarawak. Enjoy yourself with a fascinating performance of the multi – culture dance in village’s own theater. There is also a good restaurant and handicraft shop on – site.

 

KUCHING Valid From 01-Nov-11 to 31-Mar-14          
TOUR All prices are per person          
Code Tours Duration Private * SIC
01 Pax 02 - 06 Pax Adult Child
AO-KCHTO-3 Sarawak Cultural Village 4 hrs $175 $95 $70 $35
  (Not applicable for Ex Damai)          

 Note:  SIC -  Minimum 02 pax.  All tours depart from Kuching city hotels.

Surcharge applies for Tours depart  i) Ex-DAMAI (per way for day trip)     ii)  Ex-DAMAI (overnight trip)  

 

KCHTO-4          ANNAH RAIS LONGHOUSE  (Tour Code AO- KCHTO-4)

 

Departure time   : 09:00hrs or 13:30hrs

Approximate Duration: 4 – 5 Hours

Inclusive of     : Entrance fee

 

Living in a longhouse is the way of life of the Land and Sea Dayaks of Sarawak. It is a community dwelling constructed of belian and bamboo, roofed with atap and standing on stilts. Visit a Bidayuh Land Dayak longhouse, situated about 80KM (an hour) from Kuching. Enroute you can view the country side dotted with padi fields, cocoa smallholdings, pepper vineyards and old rubber plantations. The narrow road to the village is often shaded by jungle foliage and primary rain forest. Explore the longhouse and feel and take a peek at the human skulls kept at the “headhouse” or the baruk as they are known in the community. Observe their way of life & learn about their cultural.

 

KUCHING Valid From 01-Nov-11 to 31-Mar-14          
TOUR All prices are per person          
Code Tours Duration Private * SIC
01 Pax 02 - 06 Pax Adult Child
AO-KCHTO-4 Annah Rais Longhouse 4 hrs $155 $90 $60 $35
  Ex Damai surcharge see below          

 Note:  SIC -  Minimum 02 pax.  All tours depart from Kuching city hotels.

Surcharge applies for Tours depart  i) Ex-DAMAI (per way for day trip)     ii)  Ex-DAMAI (overnight trip)  

 

KCHTO-5       SUNSET RIVER CRUISE ( Min. 4 Pax)  (Tour Code AO- KCHTO-5)

 

Departure time : 17:30hrs

Approximate Duration: 1hour 30mins

 

Experience a boat cruise on the SarawakRiver.  This offers you a panoramic view of Kuching. See many historical building and beautiful land marks such as FortMargherita, Astana, State Mosque, Malay traditional houses and many riverine boats. The most fascinating is the great contrasts on both sides of the river from progress on one side to the idyllic village life style on the other.  Actual cruise takes about 1½ hours

 

 

KCHTO-6      BAKO NATIONAL PARK  (Tour Code AO- KCHTO-6)

 

Departure time : 08:30hrs

Approximate Duration: 6 - 7 hours

Inclusive of     : Entrance fee, boat fee & 1 Lunch

 

This is the oldest National Park, which offers the perfect introduction to the Sarawakforest & wild life. The park is located at the northern tip of MuaraTebasPeninsula. It can be reach by a half hour drive by coach & another 30 minutes by boat. The park has on area of 16 sq. km. of primary forest with an abundance of botanical treasures made up of 25 types of vegetation.

 

Amongst this plant life is the carnivorous pitcher plant. Bako’s mangrove forest is home to the Proboscis Monkey, found only in Borneo. Other species found here are the Long Tailed Macaques, Silver Leaf Monkeys, Monitor Lizards and Bearded Pigs. There are a number of trails exploring the Park with a several indented sandy bays providing excellent swimming grounds.  Lunch at the park canteen.  Return to Kuching in the afternoon.

 

Note: Tour departure between Nov – Feb is dependant on the weather.  The substitute tour is to the GunungGadingNational Park.

 

KUCHING Valid From 01-Nov-11 to 31-Mar-14          
TOUR All prices are per person          
Code Tours Duration Private * SIC
01 Pax 02 - 06 Pax Adult Child
AO-KCHTO-6 Bako National Park - (Lunch) 7 hrs $350 $180 $150 $80
  Ex Damai surcharge see below          

 Note:  SIC -  Minimum 02 pax.  All tours depart from Kuching city hotels.

Surcharge applies for Tours depart  i) Ex-DAMAI (per way for day trip)     ii)  Ex-DAMAI (overnight trip)  

 

KCHTO-7      BAKONATIONAL PARK  (Tour Code AO- KCHTO-7)

 

Departure: 0830hrs

Duration : 2Days/1night

Inclusive : Land & Boat transfer, 1 Breakfast ,  Lunch & 1 Dinner and accommodation at Park Guesthouse.

 

Day 01

08:30hrs- Morning departure for the Bako National Park. A half hour ride takes you to the fishing villageof Bakoto board a boat for the Park headquarters. Bako is the oldest gazetted national park in Sarawak. It offers the perfect introduction to Sarawakflora and fauna.  The 16 square kilometres of primary forests is home to seven distinct ecosystems; beach vegetation, cliff vegetation, mangrove, peat swamp forests, mixed dipterocarp forest, heath forest and grasslands. Constant erosion over millions of years has turned the Bako coastline into a unique geographical landmark. Cliff faces, sandstone structures, sea stacks and pristine sandy beaches dot the area.

 

Wildlife include the rather intrusive long tailed macaques which roam all over and their shier cousins, the silver leaf monkeys and the rare, long-nosed, pot bellied proboscis monkey. Other denizens include flying lemur, mouse deer, bearded pigs, bats, tarsiers, slow loris and palm civet cats.  Please note that these animals are wild and therefore, there is no guarantee that visitors will see them. There are 16 trails, each offering close-up look at different aspects of the Park.  Discuss with your guide, what your interests are, to get the most out of your time at the BakoNational Park.

 

A night walk allows Visitors to take a closer look at the night denizens of the Park, the flying lemur, bats, tarsiers, slow loris and palm civet cats.  Again, there is no guarantee that you will see them as wild nature does not perform on queue. Lunch and dinner at the Park canteen provided. Accommodation at the Park Guesthouse in the headquarters area, with basic amenities and facilities (no hot water shower).

 

Meals :  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Only.

 

 

Day 02

Breakfast at Park Canteen.

An overnight stay at the Park affords Visitors more time to explore and enjoy the wonders of this diverse area. If you missed seeing the proboscis monkeys the evening before, take an early morning trek to see the proboscis monkeys as they start their day, feeding on the river banks.  Spend the morning exploring more of the Park.  Lunch at the Park canteen before returning to the city. 

Meals :  Breakfast & Lunch Only.

 

KUCHING Valid From 01-Nov-11 to 31-Mar-14          
TOUR All prices are per person          
Code Tours Duration Private * SIC
01 Pax 02 - 06 Pax Adult Child
AO-KCHTO-7 Bako National Park  2 days/ $535 $295 $255 $150
  Full Board (1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner) 1 night        

 Note:  SIC -  Minimum 02 pax.  All tours depart from Kuching city hotels.

Surcharge applies for Tours depart  i) Ex-DAMAI (per way for day trip)     ii)  Ex-DAMAI (overnight trip)  

 

KCHTO-8       IBAN LONGHOUSE EXPERIENCE (LEMANAK RIVER(Tour Code AO- KCHTO-8)

 

Departure: 09:00hrs

Duration : 2Days / 1night

Inclusive Of       : Land & Boat transfer, 1 Breakfast , 2 Lunch & 1 Dinner, activities in the longhouse & 1 night stay at guest or longhouse

Day 01

0900 hrs departure on your overnight Lemanak River Longhouse adventure. The journey to the LemanakRivertakes 4 hours (232 km). Along the way, pass fields which may be green or gold with sheaves of padi (rice) or being left to fallow, pepper plantations and roadside kampungs. Stop for lunch at a tiny little town, Lachau, redolent with the aroma of pepper.  At the Lemanak river, native longboats take you up to an Iban longhouse. Along this river live the famous Ibans who were once the most fearsome pirates and headhunters. Today they live harmoniously as farmers, fishing and hunting in the surrounding jungles. Arrive the longhouse in the late afternoon. Enjoy a simple dinner before an evening of traditional music and dance, filled with many rounds of tuak, the native rice wine.  Overnight at the River Lodge.   ( L/D )

 

Day 02

Breakfast at the Guesthouse. Take part in a blowpipe and cockfight demonstration before proceeding for a nature walk to visit a pepper farm, cocoa gardens and an Iban burial ground. Later return to the river jetty for your journey back to the city. Lunch along the way.  Continue on to the city. Drop off at your hotel.    ( B/L )

 

What to bring: Trekking shoe, sandal, raincoat, plastic bag, a water bottle, insect repellent, sunblock lotion, torch light, swimming wear, clothes for changing.

 

 

KUCHING Valid From 01-Nov-11 to 31-Mar-14          
TOUR All prices are per person          
Code Tours Duration Private * SIC
01 Pax 02 - 06 Pax Adult Child
AO-KCHTO-8 Iban Longhouse Experience (Lemanak River) 2 days/ $700 $370 $295 $165
  Full Board (1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner) 1 night        

Note:  SIC -  Minimum 02 pax.  All tours depart from Kuching city hotels.

Surcharge applies for Tours depart  i) Ex-DAMAI (per way for day trip)     ii)  Ex-DAMAI (overnight trip)  

 

KUCHING TRANSFER

 

 

KUCHING Valid From 01-Nov-11 to 31-Mar-14          
TRANSFER All prices are per person          
Code Tours Duration Private * SIC
01 Pax 02 - 06 Pax Adult Child
AO-KCHTR-1 Transfer Kuching airport to City Hotels 15 mins $40 $25 $15 $10
             
AO-KCHTR-2 Transfer Kuching airport to Damai Beach 45 mins $70 $40 $20 $10
             

Note:  SIC -  Minimum 02 pax. 

For all airport transfers, the Driver will wait for a maximum of 01 hour after the flight arrives.  TRANSFER IN AND FLIGHT DELAY - In case of flight delay where passengers are delayed for more than 30 mins or they have been put on a different flight, please ask your client to contact us via the airline or directly at Operation : +60 12 4216002.  Due to tight security at the airport in releasing passenger name list before  flight arrival, we are not able to have the information.  There will be strictly no refund if we are not notified of such changes.

Ex-Kuching : 50% Midnight Surcharge for ARRIVAL FLIGHTS (ETA) between 2200 and 0700 hrs and DEPARTURE FLIGHTS (ETD) between midnight and 0800 hrs.

Ex-Damai : 50% Midnight Surcharge for ARRIVAL FLIGHTS (ETA) between 2100 and 0700 hrs and DEPARTURE FLIGHTS (ETD) between midnight and 0900 hrs.

50% Midnight Surcharge for transfers between 2330 hrs to 0600 hrs

 

Ex-Miri

 

MYYTO- 1       MIRI CITYTOUR  (Tour Code AO- MYYTO-1)

 

Departure: Daily

Approximate Duration: 2hrs 30mins

 

Situated in the north-eastern part of Sarawak, Miri is the largest town in the state. Popularly known as the “OilTown” of Sarawak, it has a population of approximately 170,000 people (made up of Malay, Chinese, Native and Expatriates) whose harmonious interaction and hospitality never ceases to amaze first time visitors. The tour will start with a pick-up at the hotel lobby and you will be taken to some exciting and interesting places like the first oil well known as Grand Old Lady at Canada Hill, the bustling Farmer’s Market or Tamu, TaoistTempleand a drive through the oil refinery district of Lutong/Pisau.

 

MIRI Valid From 01-Nov-11 to 31-Mar-14          
TOUR All prices are per person          
Code Tours Duration Private * SIC
01 Pax 02 - 06 Pax Adult Child
AO-MYYTO-1 Miri City Tour 3 hrs     $70 $50
             

 Note:  SIC -  Minimum 02 pax.  Transfer between Miri and Mulu and return is by air only.  Airfare is not included.

 

MYYTO- 2     NIAH DAY TRIP  (Tour Code AO- MYYTO-2)

 

Departure: Daily

Approximate Duration: 11hrs

 

Not far from Miri, an about 1 hour drive away is the NiahNational Park, house to the famous Niah cave which has a story dating back to 40,000 years ago. It is the place of oldest modern human settlement and civilization found in this region. Upon arrival, then by boat across a narrow river and about an hour trek one will arrive at this fame great archeological cave also home to bats, swiflets and other specially adapted form of life. Chances are that you will encounter with local collectors of bird nests and guano (bats and birds droppings). A quiet walk might bring you into encounter with birds and small faunas. Not to be missed is the PaintedCave, the site of the famous Niah cave paintings where the ‘death-ship’ was found. The contents of the death-ships is now at the SarawakMuseumbut the aura of the area and the paintings on the wall still almost brings one backs to the feeling of being in ancient time.

 

 

MIRI Valid From 01-Nov-11 to 31-Mar-14          
TOUR All prices are per person          
Code Tours Duration Private * SIC
01 Pax 02 - 06 Pax Adult Child
AO-MYYTO-2 Niah Day Trip 11  hrs     $195 $155
             
AO-MYYTO-3 Niah & Lambir National Park 11 hrs     $275 $205
             

 Note:  SIC -  Minimum 02 pax.  Transfer between Miri and Mulu and return is by air only.  Airfare is not included.

 

MIRI TRANSFER

 

MIRI Valid From 01-Nov-11 to 31-Mar-14          
TRANSFER All prices are per person          
Code Tours Duration Private * SIC
01 Pax 02 - 06 Pax Adult Child
AO-MYYTR-A Transfer Miri airport to Miri Hotel 20 mins     $35 $25
A:Available - This tour is available for booking.
R:On Request - This tour is on request only
All prices are per person.
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