TRANSPORTATION ARRANGEMENTS

A) CAR RENTAL Rates by G. Car Hire Services
Name: Mr. Yeo
Contact: +6019-8183112
Email: steven@rgcarhiretour.com.my

Make/Model Transmission Daily Rate

(RM) Per Unit

GST (RM)

Per Unit Per Day

Toyota Hilux Auto 360.00 21.60
Toyota Innova Auto 300.00 18.00
Proton Exora Auto 220.00 13.20

Terms & Condition:-

  • Rates quoted in Malaysian Ringgit.
  • Rates are inclusive of insurance (LRO -Liability Reduction Option).

The renter’s liability for loss or damage shall be limited to RM 2,500.00.

  • Any damage to the undercarriage are not covered in the LRO.
  • Rates quoted are for minimum rental for 3 days.
  • We accept payment by Cash or Credit Card.
  • Cheque payment must be received and cleared before vehicle is taken.

Bank Account:
R.G. Car – Hire Services Sdn Bhd
Ambank: 243-201-2004898

  • Maintenance (normal wear & tear) will be borne by the company except for damages incurred caused by renter’s fault. A replace car will be given during general maintenance period.
  • Other terms and conditions will follow the Rental Agreement or Rental Contract.

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B) BUS & LORRY CHARTER Rates by City Public Link Bus Services Sdn Bhd
Name: Teresa (cplbus@yahoo.com)
Phone: +6019 875 2278 or +6082-428278
Notes: Please mention “Lee Onn Interstate 2017” in correspondence
Payment: Participants must confirm with payment 1 week before event date.
Bank Account:
City Public Link Bus Services Sdn Bhd.

Hong Leong Bank: 28800010096

For Participants

  1. Airport <-> City Hotel:
  • Bus Charter
    • 19 seater bus @ RM180 + GST 6% = RM190.80 Nett per way
      • 80 Nett per way19 seater bus is able to transport 8 guest with 8 bike boxes
    • 40 seater bus @ RM300 + GST 6% = RM318.00 Nett per way
      • 40 seater bus is able to transport up to 20 guest with 20 bike boxes
  • Individual Bus Seat with space for bike box @ RM35 + GST 6% = RM37.10 Nett per way
    • Passengers arriving on different flights of 45 min differences will be placed in a bus with other passengers
  • Box Lorry
    • 3 ton lorry @ RM300 + GST 6% = RM318.00 Nett per way
      • Fit 30 – 40 bike box

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C) VAN CHARTER Rates by CPH TRAVEL
Contact:
Jeremy (mice@cphtravel.com.my)
Oscar (oscar@cphtravel.com.my)
Tel: 082-414921 or 013-8012826

For Participants

  1. Airport <-> Merdeka Palace:

8 seater van @ RM75 + GST 6% = RM79.50 Nett per way per transfer

  • Able to fit 2-3 passengers with 2-3 bike boxes

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Additional Tour Packages

PRIVATE DINNING packages by restaurants @ Wayang Street

If guests are interested there are restaurants & bars at walking distances of 5 minutes from the Hotel Merdeka. Bookings & private packages can be arranged for the individual teams.

List of Restaurants & Bars

  • The Barber Café & Bar (Western Fusion Cuisine)
    Phone no: +6082-242961 or +6016-8888905
    Notes: Mention “Lee Onn interstate 2017” for 10% discount of total dinning bill
  • The Junk Restaurant (Western Cuisine)
    Phone no: 016-8892044
  • Chaboh (Thai Cuisine)
    Phone no: 016-8892044
  • Bla Bla Bla (Chinese Fusion Cuisine)
    Phone no: 016-8892044

 

Private Tour Packages from CPH Travel
Contact:
Jeremy (mice@cphtravel.com.my)
Oscar (oscar@cphtravel.com.my)
Tel: 082-414921 or 013-8012826

*Tour Basic: SIC – Join In Tour / Minimum 2 Adults

 

Kuching City Tour
*Duration: 3 Hours
*Pickup Time: 0900Hrs / 1400Hrs
*Return Transfers / English Speaking Guide
*Tour Rate: RM70 + GST 6% = RM74.20 nett per person

The perfect introduction to Sarawak historical capital, this tour includes Kuching Chinatown, the Cat Statue (Kuching means “cat” in Malay), and the colourful Tua Pek Kong temple. Across river visit the unique Cat Museum. Return via the golden-domed City Mosque and through Old Kuching, passing colourful Central Market with spice dealers and textile shops. Pass by the heritage building of the White Rajah era, the Pavilion, the Square Tower, the Court House, the Charles Brooke Monument and the Post Office.

 

Kuching City and River Tour
*Duration: 4 Hours
*Pickup Time: 0900Hrs / 1400Hrs
*Return Transfers / English Speaking Guide
*Tour Rate: RM125 + GST 6% = RM132.50 nett per person

The complete introduction to Kuching on water and land. This tour covers the same itinerary as the Kuching City Tour (above) with a 1-hour pontoon boat river cruise viewing the city from the river. Details are similar to the Sarawak River Cruise.

 

Kuching Heritage Trail
*Duration: approx. 3 ½ Hours
*Pickup Time: 0900Hrs / 1400Hrs
*Return Transfers / English Speaking Guide
*Tour Rate: RM90 + GST 6% = RM95.40 nett per person

The walkabout tour commences at the Kuching waterfront, with a visit to the “Tua Pek Kong” Chinese temple and Chinese historical museum where the historical fort Margherita can be viewed on the other side of the Sarawak River. From the temple, you will walk through Carpenters street, consisting of old shop houses on both sides of the narrow street passage. At the end of the street junction you pass by the General Post Office. Also situated around this area are historical buildings and monuments built during the era of Brooke dynasty which consist of Round Tower, the Pavilion, the Brooke Memorial Monuments, the Square Tower and the Old Court House. Proceed to India Street, a pedestrians’ shopping mall specializing in local and imported textiles. From India Street, walk through a narrow covered passageway where you will find a Masjid India (or known as Indian Moslem Mosque) on your left with very low walls built sometime in the mid of 19th century. Just as you reach the end of the passageway, your sense will detect the slight aroma of Indian spices which navigates you to Gambier Street. Proceed to Brooke Dockyard and Dockyard lane passing by the old fire brigade station (known as the open air market) which at present consists of hawker stalls selling a wide variety of local food and beverages. At the Dockyard you will be able to have a picture stop at the State Mosque after which you will pass by the old railway station and the Maintenance Department. Our last stop is a direct walk pass the Merdeka Square to the St. Thomas Cathedral for a short visit. The tour would then conclude at the Sarawak museum which you could take your time browsing around and returning to the hotel on our own.

 

Sarawak River Cruises (pontoon boat@13 seater)
*Duration: 2 Hours
*Pickup Time: 0845Hrs / 1645Hrs
*Return Transfers / Boat Fee / English Speaking Guide
*Tour Rate: RM75 + GST 6% = RM79.50 nett per person

The very best way to see and enjoy historic Kuching is from the Sarawak River, the main artery around which the city has grown. Our Sarawak river cruise gives you a view of the city and its surrounding that is impossible to experience in dry land. This two hour cruise of the Sarawak River provides a unique view of the picturesque reverie life of Kuching City. The boat glides past colourful Malay Villages, the elegant City Mosque, Malay houses built on stilts, the historical Fort Margherita and the Kuching Waterfront. Along the way you will see brightly painted water taxis (or known as tambangs) ferrying passengers, villagers going about their everyday activities, and fishing boats and wooden cargo vessels plying the river. Enjoy a full view of the Astana, the former residence of the White Rajah now the Governor’s residence. From the comfort of our purpose-built pontoon boats you will enjoy unobstructed views of every aspect of traditional life on the river.

Options:

  • Morning Cruise 9am
  • Sunset Cruise 5pm

This cruise, running from late afternoon to twilight provides the added pleasure of the setting sun as a backdrop (weather permitting) and ends with colourful lights coming on all along the Kuching Waterfront as you approach the jetty.

 

Sarawak Cultural Village
*Duration: 4 Hours
*Pickup Time: 0830Hrs / 1400Hrs
*Cultural Show: 1130Hrs / 1600Hrs
*Return Transfers / Entrance Fee / English Speaking Guide
*Tour Rate: RM100 + GST 6% = RM106.00 nett per person

This award-winning living museum showcases Sarawak’s unique and diverse culture in an accessible, visitor-friendly setting just 45 minutes from Kuching. The seven authentic traditional 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, asag0-making sugarcane crushing, pepper-growing and the preparation of bird’s nests. Visitors can learn how to throw a Malays spinning top, shoot a Penan blowpipe or pick out a tune on an Orang Ulu sape. The tour concludes with a colourful multi-ethnic culture performance in the village’s air-conditioned mini-theatre.

 

Anah Rais Bidayuh Longhouse
*Duration: 3 Hours
*Pickup Time: 0900Hrs / 1400Hrs
*Return Transfers / Entrance Fee / English Speaking Guide
*Tour Rate: RM95 + GST 6% = RM100.70 nett per person

Anah 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 longhouse which is home to dozens of families. This guided tour introduces visitors to the unique use of bamboo within the longhouse and the traditional farming lifestyle of the Bidayuh.

 

Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
*Duration: 3 Hours
*Pickup Time: 0900Hrs / 1400Hrs
*Feeding Time: 0900Hrs / 1500Hrs
*Return Transfers / Entrance Fee / English Speaking Guide
*Tour Rate: RM85 + GST 6% = RM90.10 nett per person

This is 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 rehabilitation animals roam freely in the rain forest, and often return to the centre at feeding time. Thanks to the successful breeding programme at the Semenggoh, there is a good possibility of experiencing one of the most heart-warming sights in Borneo – an orang utan mother with a young baby. The centre is 30 minutes’ drive from Kuching and another 20 minutes on foot. Along the way visitors will pass by the ethno-botanical gardens, with their unique collection of rain-forest plants.

 

Bako National Park
*Duration: 6 Hours
*Pickup Time: 0845Hrs
*Return Transfers / Boat Fee / Entrance Fee / English Speaking Guide / Lunch at Park’s Canteen
*Tour Rate: RM245 + GST 6% = RM259.70 nett per person

This small peninsula, 1 ½ hours from Kuching by car and longboat, is home to seven district rainforest ecosystem, giving rise to remarkable diversity of animal and plant life. Bako’s most famous residents are the bizarre proboscis monkey, and it is also home to the silvered langurs (leaf monkey), long-tailed macaque monkey, bearded pigs, flying squirrels and monitor lizards, as well as many different bird species. Fascinating plant life includes the mangroves, strangling figs, carnivorous pitcher plants and symbiotic ant plants. Unique geological features mark the coastline, whilst well-marked trails lead to rugged jungle-covered hilltops and secluded beaches. Lunch at park’s canteen.

 

Optional Overnight stay: 2 Days / 1 Nigths Bako National Park
*Based on the availability of room types at the national parkTour Rate: RM540.00 + GST 6% = RM572.40 nett per person.

 

Matang Wildlife Centre
*Duration: 3 ½ Hours
*Pickup Time: 0900Hrs / 1400Hrs
*Return Transfers / Entrance Fee / English Speaking Guide
*Tour Rate: RM115 + GST 6% = RM121.90 nett per person

This center (40 minutes from Kuching) is part of Kubah National Park and is Sarawak’s main centre for wildlife rehabilitation. The rescued animals being rehabilitated here include orang utan, sun bears, bear cats, civet cats, samba deer, barking deer, porcupines and crocodiles, all which can be viewed in a spacious natural enclosure. A large aviary houses a variety of hornbills, as well as brahminy kites and sea eagles.

 

Gunung Gading Rafflesia Safari (full day)
*Duration: 6 Hours
*Pickup Time: 0830Hrs
*Return Transfers / Entrance Fee / English Speaking Guide / Packed Lunch
*Tour Rate: RM250 + GST 6% = RM265.00 nett per person

Gunung Gading National Park, 2 hours from Kuching, is Sarawak’s main conservation area for the rafflesia, the world’s largest flower, which can grow up to one metre in diameter. The park also offers a number of attractive walking trails, leading through primary rainforest to beautiful jungle waterfalls. Packed lunch is included.

Note: Blooming rafflesia flowers may be some distance from park headquarters, so visitors should be prepared to walk for some time in hot, humid conditions. And as the Rafflesia has a brief flowering period, visitors should enquire beforehand to avoid disappointment.

 

Jong’s crocodile farm
*Duration: 3 Hours
*Pickup Time: 0900Hrs / 1400Hrs
*Feeding Time: 1100Hrs / 1500Hrs
*Return Transfers / Entrance Fee / English Speaking Guide
*Tour Rate: RM95 + GST 6% = RM100.70 nett per person

Sarawak legendary man-eating crocodiles are usually rare and elusive, but at Jong’s Crocodile Farm, some 50 minutes from Kuching, over 1000 of these fearsome predators are bred in a 3 ½ -acre complex. Visitors can see crocodiles being fed and learn all about their life cycle. Time will be allowed to visit the farm’s mini zoo, where monitor lizards, samba deer, bearded pigs, porcupines, honey bears, otters and pythons are also reared.

 

Bau Fairy Cave and Wind Cave
*Duration: 6 hours
*Pickup Time: 0830Hrs (back to city approach 3pm)
*Return Transfers / Entrance Fee / English Speaking Guide / Packed Lunch
*Tour Rate: RM170 + GST 6% = RM180.20 nett per person

The town of Bau, 22km from Kuching is famous as a gold mining centre and as the primary scene of the Chinese rebellion of 1857. Nowadays it’s most popular attractions are the two unusual limestone caves. The Fairy Cave is so-called because of a stalagmite structure at its entrance which is said to resemble Kuan Yin, the Chinese Goddess of Mercy. The Wind Cave is named for the constant cooling breeze which blows through it. Visitors can then explore the rock formation, and admire the natural limestone sculptures.

 

Mangrove & Irrawaddy Dolphin Watching Cruise
*Duration: approx. 3 Hours
*Pickup Time: 0845Hrs
*Return Transfers / Boat Fee / English Speaking Guide
*Tour Rate: RM145 + GST 6% = RM153.70 nett per person

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 wasteland, the tidal swamp in which mangrove thrives: 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 swimming and diving around small 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.

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

 

Santubong Wildlife Cruise
*Duration: approx. 3 ½ Hours
*Pickup Time: 1600Hrs
*Return Transfers / Boat Fee / English Speaking Guide / Light Refreshment
*Tour Rate: RM170 + GST 6% = RM180.20 nett per person

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 the 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 for 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 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.

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

 

Satang Island Cruise & Snorkelling (Day trip)
*Duration: 6 Hours
*Pickup Time: 0845Hrs
*Return Transfers / Boat Fee / Entrance Fee / English Speaking Guide / Packed Lunch

*Tour Rate: RM260 + GST 6% = RM275.60 nett per person

This cruise passes mangrove swamps and the picturesque Santubong fishing villages on the way to the South China Sea. After a short cruise through the open sea, we arrive at Satang Island, one of the three islands set aside by the government for turtle conservation. Visit the turtle conservation and hatchery and proceed to the beautiful white sand beach for snorkeling amidst the wide variety of soft corals and colorful marine life. A packed lunch included.

Note: Snorkeling equipment is chargeable of RM15 per person.

 

Mongkos Longhouse Bidayuh Village
*Duration: Approx. 6 Hours
*Pickup Time: 0900Hrs
*Return Transfers / 1 Lunch / English Speaking Guide
*Tour Rate: RM280 + GST 6% = RM296.80 nett per person

Depart from Kuching for daytrip to Mongkos Longhouse Bidayuh Village. This village is about 2 hours drive from the city. Along the way, we will stop at the Serian farmer’s market where it is the biggest fresh market in town with a lot of varieties of farm produce. Upon arrival at the village, we will begin with the tour at the longhouse. Learn about the old history of the village and its culture. Walk around the village to capture the scenery and see the villager’s daily routine. After tour, you will be served with locally prepared lunch at the village’s home stay café. After lunch, depart back to the city.