The largest city on the island of Borneo, Kuching is the capital of Sarawak, Malaysia. The city has a picturesque waterfront park area with an esplanade, fountain, and an open-air theatre. Restaurants and food stalls are near the waterfront. Many restaurants here and throughout the city are run by Chinese immigrants. Kuching attractions are special, such as these five choices:
Near Kuching, caves of various sizes and depths are open for tours. Guides can take visitors on easy, moderate or extreme caving experiences. Unique animals are found in and around these caves, and the rural farm setting of the region is pleasant.
Professional guides can lead visitors up the calm Sarawak River through the bush and up to a traditional village. The villagers welcome visitors. The reception includes a spread of fresh foods like dragon fruit and authentic sweets. A simple lesson in medicinal herbs is offered in the herb garden.
Kubah National Park
This park is a great place for jungle trekking with tropical native plants and a beautiful waterfall. Hikers should beware of insects on the track and leeches in the water.
Sarawak Cultural Village
The village has long low houses, stone carvings, and a cultural show every day. Then, along the nearby beach, restaurants serve a wide range of delicious cuisines.
Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
Animals such as orang-utans at this centre are wild and many will go back to the jungle. Guides lead visitors through the park, and the admission price is low.