Date Links: Mon 20/06
Accommodation: Lime Tree Hotel
Introducing Santubong & Damai BeachKuching's popular beach area is about 40 minutes drive or 35 km north of the city. Attractions in the area include the Sarawak Cultural Village, Mount Santubong trekking (810m), superb Seafood Restaurants, 18-hole Golf Course (Arnold Palmer designed) and luxury Beach & Jungle Resorts.
Tucked away on the foothills of legendary Mount Santubong, 35 km from Kuching is Sarawak's fascinating cultural showcase, the award winning "Sarawak Cultural Village" which is also the venue for the Rainforest World Music Festival, an internationally renowned festival.
This living museum depicts the heritage of the major racial groups in Sarawak and conveniently portrays their respective lifestyle amidst 14 acres of tropical vegetation.
Here, it is possible to see Sarawak's ethnic diversity at a glance. The handicraft is both bewildering and tempting, including the Kain Songket (Malay cloth with gold inlay), Pua Kumbu (Iban housewives textiles), Melanau Terendak (sunhat), Bidayuh tambok (basket), Iban parang (swords), Orang Ulu wood carving and Chinese ceramics.
The 45-minute cultural performance of songs, dances and entertainment is something you will not want to miss during your visit to Sarawak.
Culture & Sightseeing │ Shopping │ Street Food / Restaurants
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