Niah Great Cave lies the oldest human remains in Southeast Asia, along with many other relics of prehistoric man. Today the cave is home only to bats, swiftlets and other specially adapted forms of life. However, a few but locals still venture into the dark interior or collect guano ( bird and bat droppings used as fertilizer ) and bird's nest.
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, many fine examples of colonial-style architecture a beautiful waterfront and a number of interesting museums, including the famous Sarawak Museum & Cat Museum.
A village of 20 - 25 'bilek' or rooms (each for one family) all under one roof of a long stretch wooden house standing on stilts. The expedition will begin with a 4 hours car ride passing through the scenic greenery countryside. The vast land on both side of the road are can be seen dotted with vegetable farms, padi fields, rubber, pepper oil palm and cocoa plantations which generated some of the top revenue earner crops of Sarawak.
Take a stroll down the heritage trail to visit the Muslim mosque, Chinese temple, Indian temple and Christian church. One will be surprised that these buildings are just 5 minutes walk from each other. The closeness of the people from different ethnic group is best reflected by their respect for each other’s culture, festival and tradition.
Meet at hotel lobby then transfer you to the jetty and on to our boat, where we give you a safety briefing and introduce you to the member of staff that will look after you for the trip.
Yilan - Tour features : Jingtong Station ~ Pinghsi branch line Trains ~ Shifen Old Street ~ Jiufen ~ Gold Falls ~ Yinyang Sea ~ Crab Museum ~ Peikuan-resort Farm. Taichung - Tour features : King Car Orchid Garden ~ Lihpao Theme Park ~ Fengjia Night Market. Nantou - Tour features : Formosan Era Village ~ Tunnel of Wine Pot ~ SUN moon Lake ~ Wen-Wu Temple. Taipei - Tour features : Shilin Residence ~ Tahu Strawberry Winery ~ Shihlin Night Market ~ Taipei 101 Shopping Mall ~ Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall ~ Raohe Street Tourist Night Market.
The Iban maidens and "warriors" will perform a welcome dance while "tuak" – the locally brewed rice wine are served as welcome drink. Demonstration of their favourite gambling game – "cock fighting" and using of the blowpipe will be held at the open space. This is a chance for you to try on this popular leisure game and polish your skill of using the deadly weapon – "blowpipe".
Upon arrival at Cam Ranh ( CXR ) Airport. Our guide and driver will welcome you and transfer to restaurant for lunch. In the afternoon, visit Stone Church with Western architecture is a favorite destination in Nha Trang, next transfer to visit Long Son Pagoda & Ponagar Tower Temple which is remnanted of the ancient Cham civilization was built in the 8th century,. Continues to visit Tram Huong Tower (also known as the Agarwood Tower) is a major landmark along Nha Trang's famous beach. Dinner and overnight in Nha Trang
Depart for a pleasure ride along The Sarawak River – Sunset Cruise .The city's history and birth grew from the river and the nostalgic provides a view as seen by the early settlers who sailed up the river .View The Astana (1870)-an official residence of the Governor of Sarawak and the Fort Margherita (1879).
Upon arrival Siem Reap airport, meet & greet. You will be transfer to your selected hotel. (Hotel check in time 2pm.) After lunch visit the handicraft center Artisan D’ Angkor. A short stop at Wat Thmei it has a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Next is the War Memorial Monument, it is dedicated to those who sacrificed their lives in the civil war. Visit the small shrine containing two standing Buddhas of the names Preah Ang Chek and Preah Ang Chorm. They are surrounded by stories of power and indestructibility. Dinner at local restaurant, after dinner we will stop at Night Market & Pub Street, enjoy shopping till you drop, transfer to hotel on own arrangement. Overnight in Siem Reap.
You will be driven past the Lapau, Dewan Majlis and the Omar Ali Saiffuddien Mosque. Visit to the Brunei Museum, The Royal Regalia Centre. Take a boat ride on the local "Water Taxi" on the Brunei River. Visit to one of the houses built on stilts where local cakes and tea will be served to you.
Step into SIBU and you are stepping into what was once wild frontier that was given to Sir James Brooke as reward for taming the rebellion for the Brunei Sultanate, who ruled the land then. He became the first 'White Rajah' and began his administrative seat from Fort Brooke in Sibu, in 1862. As interesting as its history is its name Sibu which comes from the local fruit 'sibau' - a small, sour and wild-version of the sweet fleshy rambutan.