Explore the South Western parts of Kuching on Pedal Power. This scenic bicycle ride is filled with historical monuments and amazing buildings. Informational stops are made along the ride for you to take in the beautiful scenery as well as to learn the interesting history behind this beautiful part of the town.
This awesome ride includes a rest stop to sample some local refreshments or lunch. A great way to better enjoy and understand the city’s past and present beyond the walk able areas.
Duration: 4 hours easy pace
Distance: Approximately 22 km.
Minimum: 2 pax
Price per person: RM120 nett
Departure: 9:00 am or 2:00 pm
◦ Bicycle & Helmet
◦ An English Speaking Leader
◦ Boat Fee
◦ Lunch or Afternoon Tea dependent on departure times
◦ 500 ml Drinking Water
2:00PM, meet up at BEX for a safety and tour briefing. Proceed cycling to Reservoir Park to see the ‘Kuching Old Aqueduct’. You will need to carry/push your bike up hill because you will go ride up hill pass the Amphitheatre and Civic Centre Kuching, just near from the Reservoir Park. Ride downhill to see St. Joseph Cathedral which the roof made from Borneo Ironwood (Belian).
Continue pass the Independent Field (Padang Merdeka), stop for a while at Gurdwara Sahib Sikh Temple, the only Sikh temple in Kuching. Continue cycling to the riverside at Kampung Masjid, pass Kuching Divisional Mosque. Here, you will see different side of Kuching from the concrete jungle to peaceful Malay Village and beautiful Malay houses.
Congratulation! You have arrived at Malay Village named Kampung Masjid and Kampung Kudei. Different type of Malay houses and colorful paint on houses wall, make it very peaceful area and beautiful to see, in addition, this Malay village is along Sarawak River.
04:00PM, you will arrive at Satok Market to have local cake called ‘kuih’ or fried banana with local drinks. Relax, taking picture and you will have 20 mins to go around the market, you will see different types of vegetables, foods, drinks and even fresh seafood! Continue cycling to go to Kampung Tupong to see another Malay village by the Sarawak River side.
6:30PM, arrive at the jetty, and we will take ‘sampan’ to across the Sarawak River together with our bike on board. Finally, we cycle back from Panjang Jetty to where you started your tour, BEX station.