3D2N Colourful Kuching

3 Days

An old town for newcomers! Have a tour around Kuching from the most famous Sarawak Cultural Village to the most traditional Semenggoh Wildlife Center. This tour comprises of a 3 days 2 night tour to the Land of the Hornbills. Be transported back in time in this land rich in diversity and a melting pot of the traditional as well as the modern. The colourful nature of its people as well as the numerous fantastic landmarks has left its mark as a top destination in South East Asia. From the up and rising metropolis to the laid-back and serene sights to behold, Kuching is truly a destination not to be missed.

24KM from Kuching City marks the Sarawak Cultural Village, an award winning ‘living’ museum spreading over a 17 acre site at the foothills of Mount Santubong. The cultural village showcases the tribal lifestyles lived by the many ethnic groups that lace the beautiful Land of Hornbills, Sarawak. There are about 150 people living in the village, demonstrating traditional daily activities for you to experience the arts, crafts, games and delicacies of the 7 major ethnic groups.

As Sarawak itself is such a vast land, visitors to SCV can experience Sarawak in just half a day by touring this 17-acre (6.8ha) village which provides a glimpse of the culture and lifestyles of the diverse ethnic groups in Sarawak. The primary aim of the Sarawak Cultural Village is to preserve the cultural heritage of the state. Here is where visitors can find replicas of buildings that represent the Bidayuh, Iban, Orang Ulu, Penan, Melanau, Malay and Chinese groups.


Kuching is the capital of the East Malaysian State of Sarawak. Kuching is the most populous city in the state of Sarawak and the fourth largest city in Malaysia Nestled on the banks of the Sarawak River, the capital, Kuching, retains the old-world charm of its romantic past. The river is the focal point of the town and features a graceful, European-style esplanade – The Kuching Waterfront – with views across to the Astana (The Palace) and Fort Margherita.

The narrow, bustling streets near the river are crammed with ornate temples, markets, historic buildings and traditional Chinese shop houses selling local handicrafts. Kuching also lays claim to nine museums, many within walking distance of each other. No other city in Malaysia displays its charm with such an easy grace as Kuching, the capital of Sarawak.

The city is cut almost in half by the meandering Sarawak River – its lifeline since time immemorial and where it all began in 1839. Its skyline is a mix of minarets and domes, ornate temple roofs, church spires, fortress, towers, modern and colonial buildings – all set amidst a profusion of greenery against the dramatic backdrop of the inky-blue Santubong and Matang Mountains. A tour of Kuching will take you from the era of the White Rajahs to the present day.


Arrive in the early morning in the city of Kuching. Be amazed by the tranquil lifestyle and the proud homage the locals pay to their roots, as well as the welcoming embrace of the morning tropical breeze. Proceed first to the hotel for check-in, and have the rest of the morning for free-and-easy.

After settling down, starting a short city tour from the Sarawak river bank. There will be some of the Malay vessels, or ‘sampan’ to bring you on a short but spectacular cruise along the Sarawak River bank. For a minimal fee, the tour includes the sights of various important architectural remains of the days of past. This includes two castles left during the British Colonial Days – Fort Margherita and the Astana. Both were strongholds of Charles Brooke and an important monument in Sarawak’s history. Marvel at the grandeur of the castles and their white walls, as well as their landscaped gardens.

Also, make a visit to the Square Tower, another heritage site and distinct building. The Orchid Gardens is also on the list, where one can see the marvelous state flower – the Normah Orchid. Take a walk along the Main Bazaar, which is filled to the brim with visitors, tourists and shoppers alike who are in for a good bargain. The markets sell all kinds of goods including souvenirs and foodstuff.

Wake up to a wholesome breakfast and head to the Sarawak Cultural Village for a journey into the life of the indigenous tribesmen of the land. Sarawak Cultural Village (Kampung Budaya Sarawak) is a very popular attraction near Kuching, in the state of Sarawak (on Borneo). Known as the Living Museum, it showcases real life traditional folks living inside it, who will showcase their daily routines, cultures and allow you to experience, learn and be entertained. The Museum is also houses the traditional longhouses of the Iban, Bidayuh, Orang Ulu, and the distinct Melanau tall-house. Here you can experience local tribes in their authentic homes; you can learn their customs by participating in one of many workshops.

After lunch, proceed to visit the Sarawak Cat Museum, which will definitely satisfy the palette of the cat lover. The theme revolves around the gentle feline creature, and is one of a kind in the world – equipped with vivid paintings, articles, posters, figurines as well as toys of cats. There is also a mummified Egyptian cat, making it an interesting stop in the city of Kuching.

Meanwhile, you get to have a taste on the traditional Kek Lapis in Kuching city. The Sarawak layer cake, known as Kek Lapis Sarawak (meaning "Sarawak layer cake") or Kek Lapis moden Sarawak in Malay, is a layered cake served in Sarawak, Malaysia on special occasions. They are often baked for religious or cultural celebrations such as Eid ul-Fitr, Christmas, Deepavali, birthdays and weddings. People in Malaysia practice an open house on festival day, and the modern layered cakes way be served in Sarawak.

After that, proceed to visit the Semenggoh Nature Reserve for the chance to see more of the Sarawakian wildlife. Built almost 40 years ago, the reserve was with the sole purpose of rehabilitating wounded wildlife and serves as a nurturing ground for endangered species. It is home to more than 1,000 types of bird, reptiles and mammals. It is also the largest reserve for Orang Utan rehabilitation. Get the chance to see these special creatures up front, with their distinct reddish brown fur and one of the world’s largest primates.

After breakfast, pack up your belongings and head home, as you bid farewell to the wonderful city of Sarawak, bringing along the sweet memories with you. A personal driver will drive you to the airport without any extra charges unless a request for a change of time.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Airport Transportation (to and from)
  • Transportation during tour
  • Entrance Fee
  • Accommodation and meals are provided

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare and Visa Charges are excluded
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, laundry etc are excluded as well

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3D2N Colourful Kuching
From RM 420
/ Adult