BRUNEI CULTURAL HERITAGE TOUR
Tour Code: BWN CHHDDuration – 4 Hours This compact tour will introduce you to the nation, its history and the significant cultural, leadership and religious influences. Brunei is a country without equal. A small nation governed by the longest serving family monarchy in the world and financially secure with its oil and gas resources. This independence helps guarantee lifestyle choices and a benevolent provision of services, education and housing. With Malay traditions, Islamic religion and an international perspective, Brunei is a unique cultural blend; aptly named the Abode of Peace. Visit the Brunei Museum with its impressive Bornean collection and the local Malay martial culture and the Islamic influence. Call in at the impressive Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque (closed all day Thursday and until 16.30 hrs Friday)
Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque
as well as the Palaces of both the current and previous Sultans – the 1788 room Royal Palace is the largest occupied Palace in the world; The Royal Regalia Centre, housing the royal ceremonial costumes gives an insight to the wealth of this oil rich and ancient sultanate. There is an optional lunch at the Portview Restaurant, and a visit to the Tamu (local market) and the water village, where more than thirty thousand people live on their ancestral sites. This water village of Kampong Ayer, has all the modern amenities, including schools, clinics, police station and a fire brigade.You will be able to have morning or afternoon tea with local cakes at a home in the Water Village.
Note that there are three departures of this tour each day which will suit any itinerary. The “day tour” starts at 0915 hrs finishing at 1515 hrs, the morning tour begins at 0815 hrs and concludes at 1230 hrs (if the Portview lunch option is taken, the tour will conclude at about 1315 hrs), and the afternoon tour begins at 1315 hrs and concludes at 1745 hrs (if the lunch option is taken, the tour will begin at about 1230 hrs).This tour can be linked with the Mangrove Safari tour later in the day Price includes pick up from inner city hotels and lunch. The afternoon tour can also be taken to include dinner at the Portview Restaurant – surcharge of $A9 per person
|Tour Code||Destination||Duration||Inclusions||1 Person||2 People||3 People|
|CHHD||Cultural Heritage Half Day Tour||4 hours||Lunch||$205||$125||$105|
Prices per person in Australian Dollars and valid 01 April 2017 to 31 March 2018 (E.O.E.) Refer to General Booking Conditions Children to 12 years 45% of adult price Photographs courtesy of Intrepid Tours and Brunei Tourism