Sarawak is a unique and enjoyable tourism destination, and Kuching is the ideal base from which to go exploring. Kuching is said to be the most multi-racial city in Malaysia. The largest group is actually the Chinese, who form about 45% of the population. The city is considered one of the cleanest cities in Malaysia and was once voted as one of the world's healthiest cities to live in.
As Kuching emerged as one of the most vibrant cities in the region and it is the largest city on the island of Borneo, there is a lot of things that can be done here. Besides the most recommended tourist destinations, there are several more that can be explored.
If you have around 3 to 4 days to explore the city, we have listed and put down the best way for you to enjoy it. Featuring the best way or attractions in the city, learning the culture as well as experience the best natural attractions here.
4D3N Kuching Itinerary
Day 1 :
Arrive at Kuching International Airport.
Head To Hotel
Depends on your preferences, and depending on your flight arrival as well. Some hotels do provide airport pickup.
Kuching City Tour (estimated around 3 hours)
Since the hotel we always suggest somewhere near the Kuching Waterfront; start your journey with the city tour. Visit Tua Pek Kong, the oldest Chinese temple in Kuching, Clock Tower, Charles Brooke Memorial, the Waterfront Bazaar and end your exploration at the Main Bazaar, the oldest street in the city.
Sarawak River Cruise
The focal point of Kuching and the reason for its existence is the river, one experience that you can’t miss is enjoying the city on a River Cruise. The Sarawak River Cruise will provide a view of the city and its surrounding that can’t be reached by land.
Free and Easy – depends on your preference, nightlife in Kuching is something you need to experience as well. Take a walk to Kuching Waterfront, there will be many stalls selling local delicacies or you can awe yourself by watching a musical fountain show near the Darul Hana bridge.
Day 2 :
Visit the Semenggoh Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
As the journey from the town to the rehab centre will take around 30 to 40 minutes, we suggest to start your day early and catch the feeding session at 9 am. The Semenggoh Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre is a centre that helps the rescued and orphan orangutans and help them with the skills they need in the wild. If you miss the morning feeding session, you can catch another one happening at 3 pm daily.
Jong’s Crocodile Farm and Mini Zoo
Since the attraction is the farthest from the city, it is best to visit it after or before the Orang Utan Rehab Centre. It located 20 minutes away and the farm is home to over 1,000 crocodiles and serves as the perfect sanctuary for the reptiles.
Other residents on the farm are sun bear, leopard cats, phytons, owls and other species of birds.
Head back to hotels, dinner and rest
Day 3 :
Breakfast at the hotel / nearby local eateries
Sarawak Cultural Village (recommended half-day)
Famously known as the ‘Living Museum’ the village highlights Sarawak’s culture and traditions. Explore 7 authentic replicas of the ethnics in Sarawak including the Melanau Tall House, Penan Hut, the longhouses of Iban, Bidayuh and Ulu and others.
Be entertained with the traditional dances of various ethnics in this ‘one-stop’ cultural centre that will be held daily at 11.30 am and 4 pm.
Damai beach is one of the pristine beaches located along Sarawak’s coastline, it is highly recommended for a relaxing unspoiled beach attraction for your ‘vitamin sea’ dosage.
Day 4 :
Head out to the Airport. Before that, you might want to visit the waterfront area again to grab some souvenirs. If you don’t know what to bring back, just read our tips here.
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