Heritage Tour

Discover Hidden Temples & Monuments

Ride on a Traditional Sampan Boat

Sample Local Street Food

Explore Kuching’s heritage by both bicycle and boat on a Sarawak River cruise during this unique Kuching day tour. Immerse yourself in Sarawak culture by learning about its people as you cycle along designated paths both through Kuching and rural ‘kampongs’ (villages). Cruise across the river on a traditional ‘sampan’ boat and finish your tour by sampling traditional Sarawak street food.

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.

Sample authentic Sarawak street food and drinks.

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Trip Details


  • Adult (12 +): MYR 170.00
  • Child (aged 7-11): MYR 85.00
  • Young Child (aged 0- 6): MYR 43.00

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Meeting Point

Paradesa Borneo office


Year-round: Monday to Sunday


3.5 hours

Group Size

2-16 persons

Difficulty Level

Peanuts (easy)


  • Local English-speaking guide
  • 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)
  • Helmet
  • Boat fees
  • Food 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 (extra surcharge required for pickup & drop-off service upon request)
  • Juice or Alcohol beverages

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

Dive into Sarawak culture as you witness the early morning rush to work, breakfast, or prayer. Discover historical monuments and buildings, from the iconic to the hidden, within the heritage zone before we guide you through off-the-beaten-track paths in the rural kampongs and open our senses to the lovely contrast that is the tranquil villages, just across the river from the city centre. You will experience first hand how people of different religions and races in Sarawak have lived in harmony, side by side for generations!

A relaxing cruise across the impressive Sarawak River on a traditional sampan boat will give you a taste of how Kuchingites commute every day across the two halves of the city.

On top of it all, you will indulge in a selection of popular authentic Sarawak local street food, drinks, and desserts! We’ll try to limit the food so that you will be able to ride back!

Experience an authentic Sarawak by bicycle, you will go home with both your mind and soul enriched, and your stomach fulfilled!

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.
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