5-Day Sarawak Tour
Tour Route: Kuching
- Tour Code: ODY-MY-006
- Tour Style: Private Tour (No Join-in Group Tour)
- Travel Date: Private tour with flexible travel date
- Price Inclusions: All transportation mentioned in the itinerary (flight, train, ship, private car, etc.); private guides & drivers, hotels, meals (based on your meal plan), and all service charges & taxes.
- Day by Day
- Guides & Cars
- Day 1: Arrival, Kuching
Welcome to the paradise of cat lover - Kuching! The word “Kuching” means cat in the Malay language. Upon arrival, our representative will greet you and escort you to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is yours to relax and recover from jet lag.
- Day 2: Kuching City Tour
After breakfast, start your exploration in Kuching. Touring around this sophisticated Malaysian city, you will get along fine with it. Attractions include lively Chinatown, the well-preserved Tua Pek Kong Chinese Temple decorated with dragons, various cat-shaped statues that can be found everywhere, the Civic Centre Viewing Platform and the world-renowned Sarawak Museum.
After that, return via the gold-domed State Mosque and pass through the bustling streets lined with old shops filled with handicrafts and spice shops with spicy aromas. You also have the chance to view the heritage buildings of the White Rajah era, the Pavilion, the Square Tower, the Court House, the Charles Brooke Monument, and the Post Office along the way back. Then appreciate the Astana across the river at the Kuching Waterfront, which has a love story behind the old building.
Afterward, continue to take a boat to cruise on the Sarawak River. Rivers crisscross the jungle across the residential area. This is a great way to enjoy the natural beauty while you're close to the local life.
- Day 3: Kuching in Nature
In the early morning, you will proceed to the Bako National Park. It's a gateway to the jungle.
Today's tour will give you a chance to encounter with the park's popular star - proboscis monkey and other animals, including silvered langurs (leaf monkeys), long-tailed macaque monkeys, wild boars, flying squirrels and monitor lizards as well as hundreds of different bird species. Besides that, you can also appreciate fascinating plants, such as mangroves, strangling figs, carnivorous pitcher plants and symbiotic ant plants, etc.
In Bako, there are rainforests, rugged hills, secluded beach, and unique coastline. Stroll along well-marked trails, and seek your true nature in tranquility.
Meals: Breakfast, Packed lunch
- Day 4: Kuching Culture Experience
This morning, depart for the Sarawak Cultural Village, which is known as the living museum in Sarawak. It displays local culture and lifestyle, and many ethnic groups still live here. You will appreciate its traditional buildings, distinctive cultural performances, or the processes of making handcrafts.
Some activities with ethnic characteristics are also worth to experience, such as throwing Malay spinning top, shooting Penan blowpipe or picking out a tune on Orang Ulu sape (a traditional plucked lute chordophone instrument in Borneo).
- Day 5: Kuching, Departure
Have some free time before being transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
Recommended Accommodation for Your Journey
It is no doubt your journey enjoyment will be increased by a good choice of accommodation. Our well-established network with key hotel chains around Indochina area will bring you more benefits of competitive rates and guaranteed hotel quality with availability.
We pick hotels for you based on:
Location: most of the properties we selected are either located in the downtown area with main city attractions or close by main transportations. These conveniences will certainly improve your holiday experience.
Facility & Service Quality: all hotels are inspected strictly and regularly, must be with great performance in accommodating English speaking customers, and excellent feedback from our previous clients as well.
Variety in Choice: many styles and grades of hotels are available for different budgets, tastes, and cultural backgrounds.
3-Star Class It will meet the basic requirements for a comfortable stay, good size and clean guest rooms with AC, TV, hot water, shower, and private bathrooms. On-site restaurants with breakfast included and lunch or dinner at your own pickup. A small fitness center or spa can be expected.
4-Star Class Across Indochina, a wide range of comfortable boutique hotels are available with shopping, dining and entertainment facilities nearby. Featuring quality service, fully furnished rooms, restaurants, fitness center with spa (and swimming pool in most cases), the hotels are expected to offer an above-average accommodation experience.
5-Star Class Top-notch services and an extensive range of facilities for an excellent accommodation experience. Multiple restaurants on site and a wide range of choice for buffet breakfast, good size of swimming pool, fitness center and concierge service round out the experience.
Normally Indochina Odyssey Tours includes two meals each day during the tour: Breakfast and Lunch. You will have the freedom to make your own dinner choice.
It is normally served at the hotel where you stay. Depending on the hotel, the breakfast would be in western style, local style, or a combination.
Lunches are usually set menu at the handpicked local restaurant with comfortable dining environment where you can rest assure to taste the local flavor. All restaurants arranged by Indochina Odyssey Tours selected carefully and evaluated constantly based on customer feedback and our on-site inspection.
Dinners will not be included in your meal plan unless you have that requirement. Enjoying the local food could be one of your best experiences in “tasty” Indochina area. This is why we provide you this flexibility of food choice. Your private guide will always give you good suggestions based on your preferences.
If you have certain food allergies or special requirements such as vegetarian food, let us know. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.
Private Guide & Transfer
You will have a private tour guide, private driver, and an air-conditioned vehicle escorting you at every destination you travel across Southeast Asia. This will provide you with maximized personal care, security, and flexibility
All tour guides of Indochina Odyssey Tours are qualified professionals and registered English Speaking Tourist Guides who are reassessed annually. All of our tour vehicles are clean and in excellent condition, manned with licensed & experienced drivers.
Private Tour Guide
You will always be greeted punctually on arrival at each destination airport. At every departure, you’ll be escorted & assisted until you have checked in and passed through the security checkpoint.
All of our tour guides in every destination are locals. Knowing the area well, they are good at guiding you around and telling background stories of the tour sites, as well as showing you the secret spots for the best photos.
If any change of itinerary is needed for unexpected reasons, your private tour guides will be more than accommodating in suggesting alternatives to ensure that you always have a wonderful experience.
Private Vehicle & Licensed Driver
With our comfortable and safe private transportation, your tour will be more relaxing and less tiresome, keeping you in the best spirits to make the most out of your journey across Southeast Asia.
Your vehicle in each destination is air conditioned, insured, clean, and regularly maintained. Your private driver is licensed and always put your safety first.
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