Remarkable living museum showcasing Sarawak's cultures
A walk through beautiful & authentic traditional buildings
Members of the local community partaking in daily activities
Rare chance to learn how to throw a Malay spinning top
Flurry of colours in a stunning multi-ethnic performance
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Pick-up and drop-off from Kuching City Hotels
Transport by Air-Conditioned Car/Coach
English Speaking Driver
Surcharge 30 % to be applied during super peak season & must be paid on the day of travel
Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional USD 40 surcharge for hotel pick-up outside 1km radius from the city centre is applicable.
Know Before You Book
Free hotel pick up & drop off from your hotel located at Kuching City Centre (1km radius). An additional USD 40 surcharge for hotel pick-up outside 1km radius from the city centre is applicable and payable on the day of your activity.
Most travellers can participate
What you can expect
The Cultural Village is located 35 km away and approximately 45 minutes from Kuching to the Northern part of Kuching Damai. The 17 acre “living museum” offers excellent introduction to the people of Sarawak, their cultural and handcrafts. This tour includes the award winning for the best choreography, 45 minute cultural performance of songs & dances.
Possibly the finest “Living Museum” in South East Asia, Sarawak Cultural Village combines history, tradition, lifestyle and architecture with a dash of education and portion of theatre to create a unique multicultural extravaganza.
Seven unique traditional houses, spread over a beautiful 17-acre site, gives you the perfect introduction to Sarawak, its people and cultures, whether you are looking for insight into longhouse lifestyle or a taste of exuberant Sarawak hospitality, Sarawak Cultural Village is a must visit for visitors to Kuching and Damai.
Tour start and proceed with 30 minutes’ drive to Sarawak Cultural Village – ‘See Sarawak in Half a Day’ is claim made by Sarawak Cultural Village, an unique award-winning living museum offering an excellent introduction to local cultures and lifestyles with the 48,000 square miles of Malaysia's most majestic State are condensed into just 17 acres. One leisurely stroll opens seven homes to the visitor, seven cultures, including the famous longhouses of Borneo.
It’s popularly known as SCV, the Village is a “living museum” showcasing the seven major ethnic races of Sarawak; Iban, Bidayuh, Penan, Orang Ulu, Melanau, Malay and Chinese. Each ‘house’ is an exact replica of traditional dwellings down to the type of wood, landscaping and carvings with the various communities. Each building has a “storyteller” who is expert in describing and interpreting traditional cultures and lifestyles. They will happily pose with you for photos. There are daily multicultural dance performance in the village’s own theatre.
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