Upon arrival at Kuching International Airport, meet and greet by our friendly representative and proceed for KUCHING CITY TOUR. 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, and many fine examples of colonial-style architecture, a beautiful waterfront and a number of interesting museums such as Cat Museum. Other places of interest include the famous landmark of the City, the New DUN, The Golden Bridge, The Cat Monument, Market, Main Bazaar, China Town, Old State Mosque & etc. After the tour, transfer to Hotel of your choice to check in and overnight.
Day 02: Serikin – Shopping Tour (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, proceed for SERIKIN SHOPPING TOUR. Serikin, a town located on the Sarawak – Indonesia border, is a favourite destination for shoppers, especially very popular for those from Peninsula Malaysia and among our locals here. It takes approximately 1 ½ hours to reach this town by road from Kuching city. On both sides of the road leading to Serikin, one can see the homes of people from the Iban and Bidayuh communities. A small roadside police post indicates the arrival in Serikin. Stalls in Serikin only operate during the weekends, on every Saturday & Sundays. Most of the products sold here are from Indonesia. The main attraction is the ability to bargain freely. The goods are neatly arranged within and outside the stalls that stretch up to two kilometers. One can hunt for different types of merchandise such as the handicrafts, mats, rattan products, clothing, various type of textiles like batik, kain songket and kebaya fittings with unique embroidery, woodcarving, handmade potteries, weaving, and crystals, memorabilia made from glass and storage containers and other endless items. Afternoon, continue journey to visit the MEDAN NIAGA SATOK, which actually starts every Saturday afternoon until Sunday noon is held at Jalan Satok. It is renowned for the Bidayuh ladies who spread their jungle produce along the parking spaces. Walk around and view all the colorful and exotic vegetables arranged on the mats or canvas to attract buyers. Continue to HOMEMADE KEK LAPIS. The Sarawak layer cake is a well-loved local delicacy that is laborious and intricate to make but so delicious to eat. These colourful cakes also make great gifts to friends. Kuching is a good destination to shop for souvenirs such as wood carvings, “Pua Kumbu” with native design, Pepper products and Sarawak pottery. Sarawak bird’s nest and local products are some of the famous souvenirs which can be found in Kuching. After the tour, transfer to Hotel of your choice to check in and overnight.
Day 03 Departure – Kuching Airport (B)
Breakfast at the hotel and free at leisure until check out from the hotel and transfer to Kuching International Airport for your departure flight.
– Entrance & Parking fees as per program – Meals as stated on itinerary – Accommodation stay at chosen hotel – Transportation by private air-conditioned – Airport return transfer – Tour as per on itinerary – Mineral water during tour
– Return Airline ticket – Insurance – Additional (if any): Extra meals, Extra transport & Optional tour. – Tipping guide RM5 driver, mini bar & other personal expenses unspecified on itinerary. – Surcharge for high season (if any)