Best of Kuching: Heritage & Kampong Bike Tour

Visit Lonely Planet’s Sights of Kuching

Explore Sarawak Culture at Kubah Ria Market

Ride Past Traditional Malay Stilt Houses

This unique bike tour covers 85% of Kuching’s “sights” as listed by the Lonely Planet, and much more! In this ultimate Kuching tour, we explore the culture of the city’s heritage zone with visits to temples and monuments. Take a ride across the Sarawak River on a traditional ‘sampan’ boat and then cycle through rural kampongs (villages). Indulge in local street food in Kubah Ria, the open-air market. A great way to spend a morning with family or friends!

Tour Highlights

Discover temples and monuments in Kuching’s heritage zone.

Explore rural kampongs and cycle along country paths.

Learn about the heritage of Sarawak and its people.

Cruise across the Sarawak River on a traditional sampan boat.

Visit the vibrant, open-air market of Kubah Ria, a must-visit (but lesser-known) sight on the tour.

Learn about and taste exotic fruits and vegetables and shop for local, artisan treats.

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Trip Details


  • Adult (12+): MYR 220.00
  • Children (3-11): MYR 110.00

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Meeting Point

Paradesa Borneo office


Year-round: Monday to Sunday


4.5 hours

Group Size

2-16 persons

Difficulty Level

Peanuts (easy)


17 km


  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Bike and helmet
  • Bike (MTB for adult 27.5 wheel” diameter XS,S,M,L,XL. Kid’s bike, Infant Tag-along bike & Baby seat suitable for all kids size)
  • Boat fees
  • Food/local fruit samples and a refreshment
  • Rain ponchos are provided in the event of rain
  • A great time!

Not Included

Transportation from the hotel to the starting point

What to Bring

  • Extra cash for additional street food and drinks, local souvenirs, and personal shopping
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen, a towel, antiseptic, a change of clothes, and a plastic bag to keep electronics dry
  • Wear light, comfortable shoes and clothes

About Your Guide

  • Our passionate, local English-speaking tour leaders take great pride in their heritage (as well as their own personal stories) and are experts on Borneo’s history, culture, and natural wonders
  • One guide will serve up to a maximum of 8 guests
What You'll Do

Driven by popular demand, the Best of Kuching Bike Tour combines the highlights of our pioneering Heritage Bike Tour(opens in a new tab) with our best selling Kampong Bike Tour(opens in a new tab). This unique Kuching tour covers 85% of the city’s sights as listed by the Lonely Planet, and much more!

Discover the hidden gems of Kuching, see our temples and monuments through the hidden lanes inside the heritage zone, and indulge in a wide variety of popular authentic Sarawak local street foods, drinks, and desserts! After a relaxing cruise across the Sarawak River on a traditional sampan boat, we will guide you through off-the-beaten-track routes of the rural Malay kampongs and wooden bridges lining the banks of the great Sarawak River.

Along the way, you can explore the vibrant and exotic open-air market of Kubah Ria. Marvel at the variety of colors of tropical fresh fruits and vegetables, shop for local handicrafts at non-tourist prices and discover a whole range of jungle produce including unique wild ferns, exotic vegetables, and plants. Open up your senses and discover authentic Sarawak! You will go home with both your mind and soul enriched, and your taste buds tingling!

Good to Know

  • Reservations are recommended to avoid disappointment
  • No helmet, no ride
  • Rain or shine we always ride
  • We include a pre-tour safety briefing and mandatory equipment checks
  • A selection of good quality kids’ bikes of various sizes, baby seats (rear-mounted for above 9 months old), and child bike trailers are available
  • We recommend guests bring your own refillable water bottles and avoid using one-off plastic water bottles.
  • During our tours, we recycle wherever possible, and try to keep our waste as low as possible. We discourage the use of plastic bags, and suggest that you bring your own dry bag or small waterproof backpack.
  • Check out Our Responsible Tourism Commitment(opens in a new tab)

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