Tour Code: BPKCH02 Departure Time: 5.00PM (Ex City Area) Duration: 1 1/2 Hours Meal: N/A
A cruise on the Sarawak River provides the unique insight of the riverine of the life of Kuching. You will pass “tambangs,” small house like boats used for ferrying locals across the river from the Malay Kampong built on stilts and also the fishing village.
You will also have a full view of Astana, former residence of the Rajah Brooke and now the Governor’s residence. Fort Margherita, built during the reign of Rajah Charles Brooke is now a Police Museum is also on the visit list. We will cruise by the Satok Bridge before returning to Kuching City. Never miss the Parliament House. This stunning building which stood majestic on the banks of the muddy Sarawak River in downtown Kuching will never miss your sight.
It’s the new parliament building, as grand as a palace and something unlike anything you’d see in the world because this unique building resemble the Melanau tribe hat. This building is really grand, tall and soars toward the sky. Continue cruising along the Malay village with their daily chores and towards the Sarawak Bureau Convention Center.
The constant changing of this living scenery gives you the best picture of the history and lifestyles in Kuching. The Sarawak River is the best way to view the city. The river cruises and the tambang give you an unobstructed view of the city and its surroundings that is impossible to experience from dry land.” Sungai Sarawak serves as the main highway for many dwellers whose live in the coastal villages outside Kuching. Transfer back to your hotel.