Kuching, Malay for 'cat', located on the banks of Sungai Sarawak, is a small but thriving city. Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, is also most people's first point of entry when they arrive in Borneo. The city of Kuching city is also used as base for visitors to arrange day visits or trips to the Bako National Park and Batang Ai National Park.
From the Kuching Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Kuching
We had a great stay at Chinatown homestay. The rooms were clean and nicely decorated. The owners are really friendly and anxious to help. Towels are provided. Excellent value for money! Don't be put of by the lack of reviews - it's newly opened! ... more
Staff is extremely friendly and helpful and location is very central. Unfortunately toilets and showers are old and dirty and no wash basin for cleaning teeth or shaving. Have to use the one in the common area also used for dishes. Most rooms have no windows and walls are paper thin making it a noisy place to sleep. ... more
The place is very good value being near the center, not in the heart of the city as they claim, and not strategically located at all,providing a simple breakfast, coffee toasts and jams, and a single room with noisy A/C for RM30, but I doubt the integrity of the management: they promised me by email a free pickup from the airport at 9:15pm, this p ... more
Hiyas, I can recommend Bako NP, would be a good weekend trip out of Kuching, there are a few other options in the Sarawak travel guide. As for Orangutan's, you'd have to go to Sepilok in Sabah... ...
Musical Sundays in Kuching Sarawak
Hi Guys, if you are in Kuching this Sunday (11 December 2011) head to the Museum Garden Bandstand off Jalan Tun Haji Openg (behind the building of Sarawak Museum) at 4.30 p.m for a good music perform by the Brass Band of Kuching North City Hall. Musical Sundays is a monthly event for the public and tourists ...
Budget travel to Kuching
I will be travel to kuching in oct for 6 days. Total 4 pax. Would like to visit to Damai, Bako National park, Longhouse, etc. Can anyone pls advise how can I go abt to plan for my trip. It would be budget trip, so, hope can travel around by ourself instead of join the tour organised by travel agency ...
Op 22 februari vierden we geen carnaval dit jaar, maar vlogen we van Kuala Lumpur naar Kuching in Sarawak, Borneo. Kuching (wat in het chinees kat betekent) is de grootste stad van Sarawak en ligt aan een behoorlijke rivier. Leuke stad om rond te wandelen. Eerste echte wapenfeit was een bezoek ...
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