Kuching City Tram

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KUCHING CITY TRAM The City Tram is an open-air sightseeing bus service
provided free of charge to visitors by the Sarawak Tourism Federation (Tel: 240620.
It follows a circular route starting at Khatulistiwa Restaurant on the Kuching
Waterfront at 10 am, 11 am, 12 noon, 2 pm, 3 pm and 4 pm daily, proceeding to Jalan Song Thian Cheok (+8 min), the Sarawak Museum (+16 min), Satok Market (+24 min), the Islamic Museum (+32 min), the Kuching Mosque (+40 min), the Court House (for Visitor Information Centre, Textile Museum & Sarawak Handicraft Centre, +48min) before returning to the starting point. A shorter night route also starts from Khatulistiwa at 7 pm, 8 pm and 9 pm, proceeding to the Tourism Malaysia Office (+10 min), the Amphitheatre in Jalan Budaya (+20 min) and the Court House (+30 min). To use this service visitors will need a lapel sticker, which can be obtained from hotel reception counters.  – NO MORE RUNNING

No mOre Running Kuching CITY TRAM

Ask for a City Tram sticker and route map from your hotel counter.

Other local buses are represented by color: 

-Green – Sarawak Transport Company (STC)

-Blue – Chin Liang Long Bus Company (CLL)

-Orange – Matang Transport Company (MTC)

-Brown/Red – Bau Bus Company

-White with Red, Yellow and Black stripes – Petra Jaya Bus Company

City Bus station terminal – Saujana Parking – Jalan Masjid , Kuching Sarawak

 

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Cruise – Kuching

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SAMPANS (known locally as Tambangs): To get across river take one of the small ferries that connect the riverside kampungs to the town. Place the fare on the seat as you leave. Hiring a sampan is a great way to see the river and the waterfront villages. From the river you’ll have great views of the city, get in close to the villages and get some good photos of river life.  Batu Jetty ( google map)

RIVER CRUISES: CPH Travel, 70 Padungan Rd (Tel: 243708 or 013-8012826), offer morning river cruises (9 am) and sunset cruises (5pm) in high-powered pontoon boats. Cruises last approx. 2-21/2 hours and offer a unique introduction to Kuching and life on the Sarawak River. Call CPH for full cruise itineraries.

Harbour Cruises (Tel: 240366 Fax: 240367) offer 11/2 hr afternoon (3.15 pm) and sunset (5.30 pm) cruises on a large double-decker boat, which is also available for charter.

Kuching bus

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Fairy and Wind Caves (from Bau Bus Station). Bau Transport Co. Bus No. 3, every 1/2 hour from 6.2am to 6 pm.

Bako. Rapid Kuching, 1 hour. First bus (from Kuching) 7.00am, last bus 6.00pm. Last regular bus back from Bako 5.00 pm. White minibuses (bas sewa) also go to Kampung Bako). They operate from 6 am to 5 pm and depart from the open air market. There is no fixed schedule – minibuses leave when they are full.

Semenggoh wildlife / orang hutan nature reserve  Chin lian Long Station bus no 6 leave as 7.20am rm4-00  The old bus company ‘Chin Lian Long’ has been taken over by City Public Link

 

sarawak cultural village shuttle bus

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Damai / Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV). A Kuching-Damai shuttle bus service departs regularly from outside the Hotel Grand Margherita with drop offs at the resort hotels and Sarawak Cultural Village. One way fare is RM 12 (adults), RM 6 (children), takes approx. 40 mins. First bus (from Kuching) 7.30 am, last bus 10 pm. Last bus back from Damai 9 pm. For the full timetable check with the bell counter at the Hotel Grand Margherita.

PUBLIC SHUTTLE SERVICE

KUCHING CITY to DAMAI BEACH and SARAWAK CULTURAL VILLAGE (SCV)

Charges : Adult Rm 10.00 each way    Child Rm 5.00 each way (6-12 years old)

Kuching to
Damai & SCV

Damai & SCV to
Kuching

Depart From Depart From Depart From
HOLIDAY INN, Kuching CROWNE PLAZA, Kuching SCV & HOLIDAY INN RESORT
1 7:30 am 7:35 am 9:10 am
2 9:00 am 9:05 am 11:15 am
3 10:15 am 10:20 am 1:15 pm
4 12:15 pm 12:20 pm 3:15 pm
5 2:15 pm 2:20 pm 5:15 pm
6 4:15 pm 4:20 pm 7:00 pm
7 6:15 pm 6:20 pm 9:00 pm
8 8:15 pm 8:20 pm
9 10:00 pm 10:05 pm
* above table Yellow highlight suggested departure time for visiting Sarawak Cultural Village

CULTURAL SHOW TIME : 1st Show 11:30 am       2nd Show 4:00 am

EXPRESS BOATS (Kuching to Sibu)

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There are two company servicing Express Boats from Kuching to Sibu daily. The boat ride takes about 4hours.

1)EXPRESS BOATS (Kuching to Sibu): Express Bahagia, service departs daily at 8.30 am, 4 hrs. Tickets are sold at the jetty in Pending. It’s advisable to get there 30 mins before departure. Sibu to Kuching 11:30 AM

12)Express Sejahtera (Sejahtera Pertama Tel: 082-256736 / 257637 / 413595 ) 9.15am, 12.45pm Rm55

Tickets are sold at the jetty in Pending. It’s advisable to get there 30 mins before departure. CCL Bus Nos. 1A, 17 and 19 go to the express boat jetty (60 sen) Passenger Terminal express boat kuching – Jalan pelabuhan, Pending industrial Estate Kuching Sarawak

Bangkok Nice food

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  • khao man khai ข้าวมันไก่   &  suki  สุกี้รวมมิตรแห้ง – Yaowarat (เยาวราช) old school Hainanese chinese restaurant -Ahan bolan ( Tie Heng Restaurant  )
  • Khao mok khai -ข้าวหมกไก่   Silom Soi 20  Khao Mok Gai De (ข้าวหมกไก่ เด๊ะ)
  • Khao Kha moo ข้าวขาหมู -Charoen Saeng Silom (ร้านเจริญแสง สีลม)

beef noodle – ekkamai

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Wattana Panich (วัฒนาพานิช-ก๋วยเตี๋ยวเนื้อ)

Address: 336-338 Ekkamai Soi 18, Thanon Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand
Phone number: 02-391 7264, 02-392
Open hours: 10 am – 8:30 pm daily
Prices: About 80 – 100 THB for beef noodles, 200 THB for goat noodles

The restaurant is located in the Ekkamai area of Bangkok on Ekkamai Soi 18. It’s a few kilometers from the Ekkamai BTS station, so from the BTS, you can either take a taxi, a bus, or a motorbike to Soi 18 and then look for that yellow and red sign billboard,.

 

Braised goose

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Chua Kim Heng 蔡欽興 is located just beyond the end of Phra Kanong (at the Khlong Tan Intersection) on Phattanakarn Road. Located in stall 81 and 83 on Phattanakarn Road they often report they’re open all day, but don’t go long after lunch if you want goose. The fish porridge is available in the building next door from noon until 8pm

How to get there: Chua Kim Heng (ร้านฉั่วคิมเฮง) is located in the Phatthanakan district of Bangkok, on the north side of Ekkamai or south end of Ramkhamhang. The easiest way to get there is by taking a direct taxi or uber, but it’s also within walking distance from the Ramkhamhaeng Airport Rail station