The state of Sarawak in Malaysia is renowned for its lush forests, brilliant coral reefs, pristine white sand beaches and many beautiful landscapes. However, if there is not too much time for tourists to explore, they can make a simple trip to Kuching in Malaysia with some destinations below.
1, Kubah National Park
Kubah National Park has been opened to the public since 1995 and has quickly become one of the five tourist attractions of Kuching in Malaysia that you might pay attention to. Another thing is that this area consists of three majestic mountains such as Merapi Mount, Hose Mount, Spoon Mount. Besides, there is much wildlife in different vegetation types such as hornbills, deer, wild boars, amphibians, reptile and so on. In addition, visitors are able to take a hiking trip to have the opportunity to see the mysterious nature that is hidden deep in the forest.
2, Tien Nu Cave
Tien Nu Cave or it is also known locally as Gua Pari which is a gold mining area about 40 km from the center of Kuching. When visiting here, tourists have to climb a new 4-floor concrete staircase to the cave entrance. Because of the dark inside, tourists should have a torch to light the road. Conversely, For those who like adventure, they want to try climbing in the Gua Pari Cave’s walls. That is also an enjoyable experience during a trip to Malaysia that you should try.
3, Semenggoh Nature Reserve
The Semenggoh Nature Reserve is a fascinating attraction in Kuching for visitors to learn about wildlife. They were all saved by illegal hunters or orphaned in the jungle. Up to the present time, the reserve has taken care of over 1,000 species of mammals, birds, and reptiles that are at risk of extinction. Especially, the orangutan conservation area has helped make this place more reputation. Many visitors to see the eyes of the orangutans from birth to adulthood and they have love nature and animals.
4, Sarawak Cultural Village
Sarawak Cultural Village is located at the foot of Santubong Mountain, about 35 km north of Kuching. This place is considered by many visitors as a living cultural museum with the history of local people in different parts of the country such as Orang Ulu, Iban, Melanau, and Bidayauh. Here, tourists would know more about culture, customs and habits of local people and have some useful activities for them. In addition, if you take a tour in Malaysia in July, you will have the opportunity to participate in the Festival of Popular Tropical Music Festival held annually in this Sarawak cultural village.
5, Wind Cave Nature Reserve
Wind Cave Nature Reserve in Kuching will provide visitors with an enjoyable and safe caving experience. Inside the cave is made of limestone and as deep inside you will hear the wind whistling through cave openings. It is extremely true to the name of Wind Cave. After that, tourists will also be guided to explore the jungle and fast-flowing rivers in the nature reserve. Wind Cave is really an ideal place to explore and take some nice picture as an interesting experience.
6, Cat Museum
Kuching in Malaysia means “cat”. Therefore, visitors should not overlook this interesting place. Here, in addition to admiring the artifacts exhibited 5000 years ago of the cat, you have the opportunity to learn about the birth of Kuching. As a multi-ethnic city, Kuching is home to the Malay, Chinese, Indian, etc. For them, cats carry an important meaning. China is an illustration because cats are mascots of luck in this country, and for the Muslims, cats are worshiped as a dominant religious form on the Borneo Peninsula. Come here and experience the unique culture of Kuching that makes your trip more interesting.
Above are some destinations I know about Kuching. Besides, I hold a belief that there are many other places in this city. Hoping you can search more information to help for your trip.
** Some other note during Kuching tour in Malaysia
– The easiest way to travel while traveling in Kuching is by plane. In Kuala Lumpur, there are direct flights to Kuching. Note that travelers in addition to having a Malaysian visa will also need to have their own visa to enter the state of Sarawak.
– Kuching is the fourth largest city in Malaysia so there are many hotels of all kinds from high to low.
– Going shopping when traveling to Kuching in Malaysia, you can visit Parkson Grand, Yun Judah, Sarawak Plaza, etc.
– In Kuching, there are also some companies that organize adventure tours by bike, motorbike or mysterious deep cave discovery.