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Company Address


CPH Travel Agencies (S) SDN BHD
No. 70, Padungan Road, 93100, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Company Contact


Tel: +6 082 414921, 243708, 242289
Mobile: + 6 0138012826, 0198586528
Fax: +6 082 424587
Email: general@cphtravel.com.my, oscar@cphtravel.com.my, reservations@cphtravel.com.my mice@cphtravel.com.my

Company Profile


CPH Travel Agencies (S) Sdn Bhd is a family run business established in the year 1968. As Sarawak’s pioneer and leading tour operator, we believe in a long lasting partnership based on trust and teamwork. And we hope to be a part of your hospitality plan in providing our fellow guests a memorable stay and unforgettable experience in Kuching. We have a strong and growing team of 50 professionals which consist of office management, in house guides and well trained chauffeurs.

Services


Our tours and services include hotel reservations, ticketing, boat rental, limousine services and all sorts of local tours readymade for our visitors. Our facilities include custom built tour coaches, mini vans, saloon cars, and a small armada of modern fiberglass boats. With the largest manpower in the industry, we are sure that we will be able to assist in making your guests arrival till departures as flawless as possible. And if required, we will be able to gain support from other transport operators who we have been working closely and with the exception that they are at least at par with our standards.



Mongkos Longhouse Bidayuh Village (0830hrs – 1430hrs)


Depart Kuching on a two hours’ drive for a day visit to Mongkos Longhouse. Upon reaching Serian, the nearest town there, we visit its farmer’s market. We continue our journey and upon arrival, we proceed with a tour of the longhouse. Learn about the old history of the village. Walk around and enjoy its surroundings and daily routine. Afterwards, enjoy a locally prepared lunch at the village’s homestay café. After lunch, we depart for Kuching.

Duration: Approx. 6 hours
Inclusive of: English speaking guide, Lunch, Return transfers to and from city hotels
Difficulty: Easy (Nature & Cultural)
Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 335.00 per person

Bako


Bako National Park (0845hrs – 1445hrs | Daytrip)


This small peninsular, accessible only by boat, is home to seven distinct ecosystems, giving rise to a remarkable diversity of animals and plant life. Bako’s most famous residents are the bizarre proboscis monkeys. It is also home to the silvered langurs (leaf monkey), long-tailed macaque monkeys, bearded pigs, flying lemurs, monitor lizards as well as many different bird species.

Fascinating plant life includes the mangroves, a system onto itself. There are also the strangling fig trees, carnivorous pitcher plants and symbiotic insect-plant relationships. Unique geological features mark the coastline, whilst well-marked trails lead to rugged jungle-covered hilltops and secluded beaches.

Duration: Approx. 6 hours (subject to change in accordance to tide)
Inclusive of: Park entrance fee, English speaking park guide, Boat transfers, Lunch, Return transfers to and from city hotels
Fitness level: Moderate (2 hours trekking in dense rainforest and mangrove lined coast)
Requirements: Sun Block, Insect Repellant, Good pair of trekking shoes/ trainers.
Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 310.00 per person

Bako


Bau Fairy and Wind Cave (0830hrs – 1430hrs | Daytrip)


The town of Bau, 22km from Kuching is famed as a former gold mining centre and as the primary scene of the Chinese Rebellion of 1857. Nowadays its most popular attractions are its 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.

Duration: Approx. 6 hours
Inclusive of: Park entrance fee, English speaking guide, Packed lunch, Return transfers to and from city hotels
Fitness level: Easy to Moderate (Plank walk and stairs)
Requirements: Good walking shoes, torchlight
Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 225.00 per person

Bau


Rainforest Kayaking (0900hrs – 1600hrs | Daytrip)


After breakfast, depart for Kampong Bengoh – the launch point for this morning’s kayak tour along the Semadang River and its tributaries. Having been briefed in the ways of your kayak and general safety, slide off along the river towards Danu Village, with ample chance to soak up the sound of undisturbed jungle life as you paddle.

Danu is home to around 50 Bidayuh families, Sarawak’s second largest indigenous group. Access to the village is by a narrow suspension bridge – all vehicles are left outside.

On reaching Danu, enjoy a traditional Bidayuh lunch before continuing along the river to Kampong Semadang, another Bidayuh village in the Sarawak river basin. Disembark and dry off before transferring back to Kuching where the remainder of your day is at leisure.

Duration: Approx. 7 hours
Inclusive of: English speaking kayak guide, Kayaking equipment, Lunch, Return transfers to and from city hotels
Fitness level: Moderate
Requirements: Swim wear, Wet shoes, Hat, Sun Block, Insect Repellant, Towel, Change of clothes
Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 245.00 per person

Bau


2 Days 1 Night Mongkos Homestay (0830hrs – 1500hrs (following day) | Overnight)


Day 1 Depart from Kuching City to Kampung Mongkos which takes about 2 hours on the road. First stop is at the Serian Town where you will be taken to visit an excellent farmer’s market. Continue driving pass the Bukar-Sadong hilly areas and scenic greeneries along the way. Look out for yourself on some of the authentic Bidayuh villages along the road while you are passing by. Upon arrival, have your lunch prepared by local villagers. Enjoy and learn about the Bidayuh craftwork and participate in traditional games. In the evening, attend dinner. Overnight at the village’s homestay.

Day 2 Have your breakfast prepared locally. After breakfast, begin the trekking within the vicinity passing by the villagers’ farms, pepper garden and paddy fields (seasonal). Lunch will be prepared by a river bank (subject to weather condition). After lunch, freshen up before returning to Kuching City.

Duration: 2 days 1 night
Inclusive of: English speaking guide, Return transfers to and from city hotels, Meal (2L, 1D, 1B), Basic accommodation (homestay)
Difficulty: Easy (Nature & Cultural)
Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 625.00 per person

Bau


3 Days 2 Nights Aiman Batang Ai Deluxe (0830hrs – 1430hrs (3rd day) | Overnight)


Day 01: Today depart for 3 Days / 2 Nights Deluxe Batang Ai Tour from Kuching by air-conditioned van / coach for Aiman Batang Ai Resort, 166 miles from Kuching City, passing through scenic countryside consisting of quaint little towns, villages, paddy fields, pepper and palm oil plantations interspersed with secondary and virgin jungle as the road starts to wind and undulate as you go deeper into the interior. Stop for lunch at Lachau, a small town on the way to the resort. Arrive at the Hydro lake at Lubok Antu. Board a shuttle ferry for the resort situated on the southern bank. Dinner and overnight at the Aiman Batang Ai Resort. ( L / D )

Day 02: Breakfast at the Resort. Depart for Mengkak Longhouse or similar by motorized native longboat. The journey will take you across the lake into the Engkari River, one of the many tributaries flowing into the lake. The journey will take approximately 35 to 40 minutes before reaching Mengkak Longhouse nestled on a hill beside the river. Enjoy a short cultural performance by the inhabitant of the longhouse followed later on by a blow pipe demonstration. Lunch will be provided either at the Longhouse or by the riverbank and if weather permits we will go for a short jungle walk around the vicinity of the longhouse. Later on in the afternoon return back to the Resort via the same route for Dinner and accommodation at resort (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Day 03: After breakfast depart for Kuching via the same route as your arrival. Stop for lunch at a small roadside town before continuing your journey to Kuching. (B / L )

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Inclusive of: English speaking guide, Boat transfers, Meals (3L, 2D, 2B), Resort accommodation, Return transfers to and from city hotels
Fitness level: Easy to Moderate (Cultural Visit with short jungle walk)
Requirements: Swim wear, Hat, Sun Block, Insect Repellant, Torch Light, Good Walking Shoes
Minimum: 2 adults - Twin Sharing

Rate: MYR 1710.00 per person

Batang Ai


Sarawak Jungle Escapade (4 Days / 3 Nights) (0830hrs – 1430hrs (4th day) | Overnight)


Trekking deep into heart of Borneo

Day 01: Today we depart for Batang Ai passing through scenic countryside with a stop for lunch. Upon arrival at the Batang Ai Hydro lake, a longboat journey takes you pass rugged hillsides dotted with rice fields and pepper gardens to Jambu longhouse. Visit this 9 door longhouse and learn all about this “entire village under one roof”. Accommodation is at the longhouse and after dinner, join the longhouse residents for a glass or two of tuak (rice wine). Overnight in the longhouse.

Day 02: After breakfast, depart for your 3 days / 2 nights jungle escapade, trekking deep into the heart of Borneo, accompanied by experienced Iban trackers. The trek takes you close to the vicinity of the remote Batang Ai National Park, near the Indonesian border, between 900 and 1600 meters above sea level. The area is home to a large population of wild orangutans, there is a good possibility of an encounter with one of these “man of the forest”. (Overnight in tents or makeshift shelters).

Day 03: Continue trekking and exploring the rainforest, observing at close hand the unique flora and fauna of your surroundings. Overnight in the jungle.

Day 04: After breakfast in the jungle, depart by longboat downriver and across the lake to the jetty. Return to Kuching via the same route. Lunch stop is inclusive.

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Inclusive of: English speaking guide, Boat transfers, Meals (4L, 3D, 3B), Basic accommodation and tents, Return transfers to and from city hotels
Fitness level: Extreme (Adventure & Cultural Visit – Requires high fitness level)
Requirements: Swim wear, Hat, Sun Block, Insect Repellant, Torch Light, Good Trekking Shoes
Note: Extended stays can be arranged to trek deeper into the jungle, with an ever-greater possibility of seeing rare wildlife.
Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 3010.00 per person

Batang Ai


Kuching City Tour (0900hrs – 1200hrs | Half-day)


The perfect introduction to Sarawak’s historic capital, this tour includes Kuching’s Chinatown, the Cat Statue (Kuching means “Cat” in Malay), the colourful Tua Pek Kong Chinese Temple, and the world famous Sarawak Museum. Return via the golden-domed City Mosque and through Old Kuching, passing the Gambier Street with spice dealers and textile shops. Pass by the heritage buildings of the White Rajah era, the Pavilion, the Square Tower, the Court House, the Charles Brooke Monument and the Post Office.

Duration: Approx. 3 hours
Inclusive of: English speaking guide, Return transfers to and from city hotels
Fitness level: Easy
Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 95.00 per person

Kuching


Annah Rais Bidayuh Longhouse Tour (0900hrs – 1230hrs | Half-day)


Annah 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 bamboo longhouse which is home to dozens of families. This guided tour introduces visitors to the unique architectural and cultural features of the longhouse and the traditional farming lifestyle of the Bidayuh people.

Duration: Approx. 3.5 hours
Inclusive of: Entrance fee, English speaking guide, Return transfers to and from city hotels
Fitness level: Easy (Cultural)
Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 120.00 per person

Kuching


Semenggoh Wildlife Center (0800hrs – 1100hrs | Half-day)


Semenggoh is known as one of 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 rehabilitated animals roam freely in the rain forest, and often return to the centre at feeding time. There is a good possibility of experiencing one of the most heart-warming sights in Borneo – an orangutan mother with a young baby. The centre is about 45 minutes’ drive from the city centre.

Duration: Approx. 3 hours
Inclusive of: Entrance fee, English speaking guide, Return transfers to and from city hotels
Fitness level: Easy (Wildlife)
Feeding session: 0900hrs / 1500hrs (one hour each session)
Note: As the orang utan in Semenggoh are semi-wild, sightings cannot be guaranteed.
Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 105.00 per person

Semenggoh


Sarawak Cultural Village (0830hrs – 1230hrs | Half-day)


This award-winning living museum showcases Sarawak’s unique and diverse cultures in an accessible, visitor-friendly setting just 45 minutes from Kuching. Authentic 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, sago-processing and tree-bark cloth making amongst others. Visitors can learn how to throw a spinning top, try a Penan blowpipe or pick out a tune on an Orang Ulu sape. The tour concludes with a colourful multi-ethnic cultural performance in the village’s air-conditioned mini-theatre.

Duration: Approx. 4 hours
Inclusive of: Entrance fee, English speaking guide, Return transfers to and from city hotels
Fitness level: Easy (Cultural)
Cultural show time: 1130hrs / 1600hrs
Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 130.00 per person

SCV


Mangrove and Dolphin Watching Cruise (0845hrs – 1200hrs | Half-day)


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 a wasteland, the tidal swamps in which mangrove thrive; 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 seen swimming and diving around small fishing 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.

Duration: Approx. 3 hours
Inclusive of: Boat services, English speaking guide, Return transfers to and from city hotels
Fitness level: Easy (Nature & Wildlife)
Note: Wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed, although we usually enjoy a high success rate
Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 170.00 per person

MGV


Evening Santubong Wildlife Cruise (1600hrs – 1930hrs | Half-day)


Proud winner of Hornbill Tourism Gold Awards (Best Tour Product)

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 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 of 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 shining 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.

Duration: Approx. 3.5 hours
Inclusive of: Boat services, English speaking guide, Return transfers to and from city hotels
Fitness level: Easy (Nature & Wildlife)
Note: Wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed, although we usually enjoy a high success rate. Wildlife commonly seen on this tour includes proboscis monkeys, estuarine crocodiles, macaque monkeys, fireflies, monitor lizards, silver-leaf monkeys. Irrawaddy dolphins and a range of bird life like White Belly Eagle, White Egret, Seagull, Kingfisher etc.. Cruises do not operate during rainy weather.
Minimum: 2 adults

Rate: MYR 200.00 per person

ESC


Tour Notes:

  1. All rates quoted are subjected to a surcharge of 6% for Sales and Services Tax (SST).
  2. All the above mention rates are in Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) based on per person for Seat In Coach basis (SIC) with minimum of 2 adults, ex. city area.
  3. All tour services are inclusive of English Speaking Guide.
  4. A surcharge of 50% will be imposed for any services from 2300 hrs to 0700 hrs.
  5. Child rates (Between 2 - 12 years old) are at 50% discount of the adult rates except for Aiman Batang Ai Excursion where a discount of 25% is given only.
  6. All tour rates quoted are subject to change without notice should there be increment in fuel price, guide fee and entrance fee.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

No Description Rate Per Unit
Airport to City Hotel or vice versa (transfer)
1 40 seater coach RM 410.00 per way / coach
2 Van RM 90.00 per way / van
Airport to BCCK or vice versa (transfer)
1 40 seater coach RM 430.00 per way / coach
2 Van RM 100.00 per way / van
Airport to Damai or vice versa (transfer)
1 40 seater coach RM 530.00 per way / coach
2 Van RM 120.00 per way / van

Please note that:

  • All rates quoted are subjected to a surcharge of 6% for Sales and Services Tax. (SST)
  • Blocking will only be made upon confirmation of service.
  • The items are subject to availability
  • A surcharge of 50% will be imposed for any services from 2300 hrs to 0700 hrs.
  • All rates quoted are subject to change without notice should there be increment in fuel price or guide fee.

Terms and Condition:

  • Invoice will be reverted upon confirmation of service.
  • Full payment is required before the start of service.
  • A 50% deposit is to be made at least 30 days before the start of service.
  • Cancellation policy is at least 14 days prior to the event. Any cancellation being made less than fourteen days will be subjected to a cancellation fee of 50% of the full payment. Any cancellation being made less than 7 days is non-refundable.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Normally international clients would have their own personal insurance coverage before they travel to protect them during flight and at the destination.
We are however covered by our own insurance below:-
Public Liability Insurance: LONPAC Insurance (W/09/LL00/013622-29)