PRE, POST & DAILY TOURS BY CPH TRAVEL AGENCIES (S) SDN BHD

CPH Travel Agencies (S) Sdn Bhd is a family run business established in the year 1968. As Sarawak’s pioneer and leading tour operator, we believe in a long lasting partnership based on trust and teamwork. And we hope to be a part of your hospitality plan in providing our fellow guests a memorable stay and unforgettable experience in Kuching. We have a strong and growing team of 50 professionals which consist of office management, in house guides and well trained chauffeurs.

Our tours and services include hotel reservations, ticketing, boat rental, limousine services and all sorts of local tours readymade for our visitors. Our facilities include custom built tour coaches, mini vans, saloon cars, and a small armada of modern fiberglass boats. With the largest manpower in the industry, we are sure that we will be able to assist in making your guests arrival till departures as flawless as possible. And if required, we will be able to gain support from other transport operators who we have been working closely and with the exception that they are at least at par with our standards.

Bako National Park (0845hrs – 1445hrs | Daytrip)

This small peninsular, accessible only by boat, is home to seven distinct ecosystems, giving rise to a remarkable diversity of animals and plant life. Bako’s most famous residents are the bizarre proboscis monkeys. It is also home to the silvered langurs (leaf monkey), long-tailed macaque monkeys, bearded pigs, flying lemurs, monitor lizards as well as many different bird species.

Fascinating plant life includes the mangroves, a system onto itself. There are also the strangling fig trees, carnivorous pitcher plants and symbiotic insect-plant relationships. Unique geological features mark the coastline, whilst well-marked trails lead to rugged jungle-covered hilltops and secluded beaches.

Duration: Approx. 6 hours (subject to change in accordance to tide)

Inclusive of: Park entrance fee, English speaking park guide, Boat transfers, Lunch, Return transfers to and from city hotels

Fitness level: Moderate (2 hours trekking in dense rainforest and mangrove lined coast)

Requirements: Sun Block, Insect Repellant, Good pair of trekking shoes/ trainers.

Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 261.00 per person

Rainforest Kayaking (0900hrs – 1600hrs | Daytrip)

After breakfast, depart for Kampong Bengoh – the launch point for this morning’s kayak tour along the Semadang River and its tributaries. Having been briefed in the ways of your kayak and general safety, slide off along the river towards Danu Village, with ample chance to soak up the sound of undisturbed jungle life as you paddle.

Danu is home to around 50 Bidayuh families, Sarawak’s second largest indigenous group. Access to the village is by a narrow suspension bridge – all vehicles are left outside.

On reaching Danu, enjoy a traditional Bidayuh lunch before continuing along the river to Kampong Semadang, another Bidayuh village in the Sarawak river basin. Disembark and dry off before transferring back to Kuching where the remainder of your day is at leisure.

Duration: Approx. 7 hours

Inclusive of: English speaking kayak guide, Kayaking equipment, Lunch, Return transfers to and from city hotels

Fitness level: Moderate

Requirements: Swim wear, Wet shoes, Hat, Sun Block, Insect Repellant, Towel, Change of clothes

Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 215.00 per person

Sarawak Jungle Escapade (4 Days / 3 Nights) (0830hrs – 1430hrs (4th day) | Overnight)

Trekking deep into heart of Borneo

Day 01: Today we depart for Batang Ai passing through scenic countryside with a stop for lunch. Upon arrival at the Batang Ai Hydro lake, a longboat journey takes you pass rugged hillsides dotted with rice fields and pepper gardens to Jambu longhouse. Visit this 9 door longhouse and learn all about this “entire village under one roof”. Accommodation is at the longhouse and after dinner, join the longhouse residents for a glass or two of tuak (rice wine). Overnight in the longhouse. 

Day 02: After breakfast, depart for your 3 days / 2 nights jungle escapade, trekking deep into the heart of Borneo, accompanied by experienced Iban trackers. The trek takes you close to the vicinity of the remote Batang Ai National Park, near the Indonesian border, between 900 and 1600 meters above sea level. The area is home to a large population of wild orangutans, there is a good possibility of an encounter with one of these “man of the forest”. (Overnight in tents or makeshift shelters).

Day 03: Continue trekking and exploring the rainforest, observing at close hand the unique flora and fauna of your surroundings. Overnight in the jungle.

Day 04: After breakfast in the jungle, depart by longboat downriver and across the lake to the jetty. Return to Kuching via the same route. Lunch stop is inclusive.

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights

Inclusive of: English speaking guide, Boat transfers, Meals (4L, 3D, 3B), Basic accommodation and tents, Return transfers to and from city hotels

Fitness level: Extreme (Adventure & Cultural Visit – Requires high fitness level)

Requirements: Swim wear, Hat, Sun Block, Insect Repellant, Torch Light, Good Trekking Shoes

Note: Extended stays can be arranged to trek deeper into the jungle, with an ever-greater possibility of seeing rare wildlife.

Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 2,700.00 per person

Kuching City Tour (0900hrs – 1200hrs | Half-day)

The perfect introduction to Sarawak’s historic capital, this tour includes Kuching’s Chinatown, the Cat Statue (Kuching means “Cat” in Malay), the colourful Tua Pek Kong Chinese Temple, and the world famous Sarawak Museum. Return via the golden-domed City Mosque and through Old Kuching, passing the Gambier Street with spice dealers and textile shops. Pass by the heritage buildings of the White Rajah era, the Pavilion, the Square Tower, the Court House, the Charles Brooke Monument and the Post Office.

Duration: Approx. 3 hours

Inclusive of: English speaking guide, Return transfers to and from city hotels

Fitness level: Easy

Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 90.00 per person

Annah Rais Bidayuh Longhouse Tour (0900hrs – 1230hrs | Half-day)

Annah Rais is a large Bidayuh (Land Dayak) village about 45 minutes from Kuching. The focal point of the village is a large and well-preserved traditional bamboo longhouse which is home to dozens of families. This guided tour introduces visitors to the unique architectural and cultural features of the longhouse and the traditional farming lifestyle of the Bidayuh people.

Duration: Approx. 3.5 hours

Inclusive of: Entrance fee, English speaking guide, Return transfers to and from city hotels

Fitness level: Easy (Cultural)

Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 100.00 per person

Kuching Heritage Trail (0900hrs- 1300hrs / 1400hrs- 1800hrs | Daytrip)

This guided 4 hours walkabout tour brings you to the streets of Kuching showcasing the beauty of the city of unity and its heritage buildings some dating back to more than a century old. First stop the Kuching Waterfront, Tua Pek Kong Temple, Chinese History Museum, Carpenter Street, Old Shophouses, General Post Office, Colonial Buildings, India Street, Brooke Dockyard, Open Air Market, Golden Dome Mosque, and Museum Grounds. The tour ends after the visit at The Sarawak Museum (Natural History Museum and Sarawak Art Museum after which you may optional to return to your hotel or continue exploring on your own.

Duration: Approx. 4 hrs

Inclusive of: Return and pick up transfer to city hotel, and Experience English Speaking Guide.

Fitness level: Easy (Heritage)

Minimum: 2 Adults

Rate: MYR 90.00 nett per person

Semenggoh Wildlife Center (0800hrs – 1100hrs | Half-day)

Semenggoh is known as one of the best place in Sarawak to view semi-wild orang utans, who have been rescued from captivity and trained to survive in the surrounding forest reserve. The rehabilitated animals roam freely in the rain forest, and often return to the centre at feeding time. There is a good possibility of experiencing one of the most heart-warming sights in Borneo – an orangutan mother with a young baby. The centre is about 45 minutes’ drive from the city centre.

Duration: Approx. 3 hours

Inclusive of: Entrance fee, English speaking guide, Return transfers to and from city hotels

Fitness Level: Easy (Wildlife)

Feeding session: 0900hrs / 1500hrs (one hour each session)

Note: As the orang utan in Semenggoh are semi-wild, sightings cannot be guaranteed.

Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 90.00 per person

Sarawak Cultural Village (0830hrs – 1230hrs | Half-day)

This award-winning living museum showcases Sarawak’s unique and diverse cultures in an accessible, visitor-friendly setting just 45 minutes from Kuching. Authentic buildings are set amidst a scenic 17 acre site and are populated by members of Sarawak’s many ethnic groups, going about everyday activities. These include wood and bamboo carving, beadwork, weaving, sago-processing and tree-bark cloth making amongst others. Visitors can learn how to throw a spinning top, try a Penan blowpipe or pick out a tune on an Orang Ulu sape. The tour concludes with a colourful multi-ethnic cultural performance in the village’s air-conditioned mini-theatre.

Duration: Approx. 4 hours

Inclusive of: Entrance fee, English speaking guide, Return transfers to and from city hotels

Fitness level: Easy (Cultural)

Cultural show time: 1130hrs / 1600hrs

Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 110.00 per person

Mangrove and Dolphin Watching Cruise (0845hrs – 1200hrs | Half-day)

This trip of about 3 hours explores the many branches of the Santubong and Salak River Delta systems as they join the South China Sea. Enjoy a close view of the heavily silted mangrove Swamp which is a safe haven to the myriad creatures like the reptiles, mud skippers, crabs, shell fish, monkeys, etc. The mangrove swamp sustains many different species of trees. The main species are of course the black and red mangrove, locally known as the ‘Bako’. They are used in the construction industry for piling and also as charcoal for cooking and other usage.

Often mistaken as a wasteland, the tidal swamps in which mangrove thrive; enjoy a symbiotic relationship with prawns, fish and other coastal organisms. The Irrawaddy, or snubfin dolphin, inhabits rivers, estuaries and shallow coastal areas. The Santubong area is one of the best places in Sarawak to view this unusual looking marine mammal.

The dolphins are often seen swimming and diving around small fishing boats in the estuary. Occasionally they are seen playing in the open water. Visitors will need a keen eye to spot the dolphins at first, but after a short wait they can often be seen surfacing all around the boat. Return to the Boat Club for transfer to your hotel.

Duration: Approx. 3 hours

Inclusive of: Boat services, English speaking guide, Return transfers to and from city hotels

Fitness level: Easy (Nature & Wildlife)

Note: Wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed, although we usually enjoy a high success rate

Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 145.00 per person

Evening Santubong Wildlife Cruise (1600hrs – 1930hrs | Half-day)

Proud winner of Hornbill Tourism Gold Awards (Best Tour Product)

This award winning tour takes you around the rivers of the Santubong Peninsular, offering you the chance of seeing some of Sarawak’s fascinating wildlife. The cruise starts at Sarawak Boat Club. From there your boat cruises to the mouth of the Santubong River, where Irrawaddy dolphins are often spotted. Your boat then roams the mangrove-lined rivers looking for wildlife. As the light starts to fade, we go in search of the rare proboscis monkey. Small groups are often seen in the treetops at the water edge, settling down for the night.

As dusk arrives we search for fireflies and crocodiles. Crocodiles are often seen on the mud banks and brightly shining crocodile eyes can be spotted when a torch light is passed over the river. After searching for crocodiles your boat proceeds further up river where fireflies gather at night.

Watch the fireflies move around the branches of the mangroves, momentarily lighting up the night sky. After enjoying a firefly light show you return to the boat club.

Duration: Approx. 3.5 hours

Inclusive of: Boat services, English speaking guide, Return transfers to and from city hotels

Fitness level: Easy (Nature & Wildlife)

Note: Wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed, although we usually enjoy a high success rate. Wildlife commonly seen on this tour includes proboscis monkeys, estuarine crocodiles, macaque monkeys, fireflies, monitor lizards, silver-leaf monkeys. Irrawaddy dolphins and a range of bird life like White Belly Eagle, White Egret, Seagull, Kingfisher etc.. Cruises do not operate during rainy weather.

Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 175.00 per person

Notes

  • All rates quoted may subject to change based on the prevailing tax by the Government.
  • All the above mention rates are in Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) based on per person for Seat In Coach basis (SIC) with minimum of 2 adults, ex. city area.
  • All tour services are inclusive of English Speaking Guide.
  • A surcharge of 50% will be imposed for any services from 2300 hrs to 0700 hrs.
  • Child rates (Between 2 – 12 years old) are at 50% discount of the adult rates.
  • All tour rates quoted are valid from 01 January 2019 to 31 December 2019 and subject to change without notice should there be increment in fuel price, guide fee and entrance fee.
  • Additional hour usage for 40 seater coach will be charged MYR 190.00 per hour/coach, while additional hour usage for 20 seater coach will be charged MYR 165.00 per hour/coach.

Terms and Condition

  • Official Receipt will be reverted upon confirmation of service.
  • Full payment is required before the start of service.
  • A 50% deposit is to be made at least 14 days before the start of service.
  • Cancellation policy is at least 7 days prior to the event. Any cancellation being made less than seven days will be subjected to a cancellation fee of 50% of the full payment. Any cancellation being made less than 24 hours is non-refundable.