Slow in motion but vivacious when it needs to be, Kuching truly represents the soul of cats (Kuching means cat in Malay language). As one of the largest cities in the island of Borneo, Kuching holds a multitude of outdoor activities as well as natural untouched beauty laid out across the vast land.
The blend of different cultures and ethnic tribes including Iban, Bidayuh, and Kenyah adds depth and appeal to this wondrous city.
Top Must Do’s
Sarawak Cultural Village
Sarawak Cultural Village – Rich with history and heritage, this cultural village which offers visitors a close-up look into the daily lives of the Iban, Bidayuh, Orang Ulu, Melanau and other tribes.
Cat Museum – Cat lovers, rejoice! Learn interesting facts about the furry feline friends at the only cat museum in Malaysia.
Kuching Waterfront is a popular meeting point for locals and tourists, this boulevard showcases the diversity of Borneo in one place, from natives jungle produce to antiques and more!
Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre – Kayak through the rainforest, swim with the Bidayuhs and feed the Orangutans at the Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.
Damai Beach – This scenic Damai beach is a common retreat for Kuching city folks, especially during the weekends as it is just an hour’s drive away.
|Shuttle bus, Tune Hotel, RM10.00|
|Taxi, City centre, Starts from RM26.00|
|Currency||Ringgit Malaysia (RM)|
|Electricity||220 – 240 Volt|
|Language||Bahasa Malaysia, English, Chinese, Tamil|
|Time zone||GMT +8|
|Religion||Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism|
DEC – FEB
Monsoon season, 19°C – 33°C
Don’t forget your umbrella!
MAR – MAY
Dry season, 21°C – 32°C
Great time to enjoy recreational activities.
JUN – AUG
Dry season, 23°C – 33°C
A great time to explore the wonders of all things flora and fauna.
SEP – NOV
Rainy season, 23°C – 32°C
Expect rainy days in between sunny days.