KUCHING, SERIKIN/ MEDAN NIAGA SATOK PACKAGE [3D2N]
Arrival – Kuching City
Upon arrival at Kuching International Airport, meet and greet by our friendly representative and proceed for KUCHING CITY & SHOPPING TOUR. 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. Other places of interest include the famous landmark of the City, the Cat Monument, Market, Main Bazaar, China Town, Old State Mosque & etc. After tour, transfer to Hotel of your choice for check in and overnight.
Serikin – Medan Niaga Weekend Market – Shopping Tour
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, proceed for SERIKIN SHOPPING TOUR. Serikin, a town located on the Sarawak – Indonesia border, is a favourite destination for shoppers, especially very popular for those from Peninsula Malaysia and among our locals here. Situated in the Bau district, not far from Tasik Biru, it takes approximately 1 ½ hours to reach this town by road from Kuching city. On both sides of the road leading to Serikin, one can see vast tracts of empty land alternating with swathes of green jungle, as well as the homes of people from the Iban and Bidayuh communities. A small roadside police post indicates the arrival in Serikin. Stalls in Serikin only operate during the weekends, on every Saturdays & Sundays. Most of the products sold here are from Indonesia. The main attraction is the ability to bargain freely. The goods are neatly arranged within and outside the stalls that stretch up to two kilometers. And one can hunt for different types of merchandise such as the handicrafts, mats, rottan products, clothing, various type of textiles like batik, kain songkek and kebaya fittings with unique embroidery, woodcarving, handmade potteries, weaving, and crystals, memorabilia made from glass and storage containers and other endless items.
Afternoon, continue journey to visit the MEDAN NIAGA SATOK, which actually starts on every Saturday afternoon until Sunday noon is held at Jalan Satok. It is renowned for the Bidayuh ladies who spread their jungle produce along the parking spaces. Walk around and view all the colorful and exotic vegetables arranged on the mats or canvas to attract buyers.
Continue to HOMEMADE KEK LAPIS. The Sarawak layer cake is a well-loved local delicacy that is laborious and intricate to make but so delicious to eat. These colourful cakes also make great gifts to friends. Kuching is a good destination to shop for souvenir such as woodcarvings, “Pua Kumbu” with native design, Pepper products and Sarawak pottery. Sarawak bird’s nest and local products are some of the famous souvenirs which can be found in Kuching. After tour, transfer to Hotel of your choice for check in and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel and free at leisure until check out from the hotel and transfer to Kuching International Airport for your flight back.