Visit Kuching - Best of Kuching

The ‘Cat-City’ as the locals lovingly refer it as, Kuching is small enough for aimless ambling on foot and big enough to keep you mesmerized for days. The capital of Sarawak province, this charming little city embodies the spirit of Malaysia; cultured and cosmopolitan. So whether you want to indulge in some mouth-watering snacks on the river front or feel like the king of the world while witnessing jaw dropping panoramas from the Kuching Civic Centre, there is a lot to be thankful for in this shining city. Your travel to Kuching is bound to be a memorable one.

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Kuching Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Kuching

  • Bako National Park from Kuching City
    Bako National Park from Kuching City2 Reviews

    Duration: 6 Hrs

    Just 45 minutes away from Kuching city,Bako National Park introduces you to various types of wildlife such as silvered leaf m...

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  • Save 7% Sarawak Cultural Village Tour from Kuching
    Sarawak Cultural Village Tour from Kuching4 Reviews

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    The Sarawak Cultural Village portrays the multi-faceted cultures and customs of ethnic groups . The village consists of authe...

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  • Save 7% Kuching City and Heritage Tour
    Kuching City and Heritage Tour5 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    A perfect introduction to Sarawak's historical capital, Kuching. This informative three-hour tour covers many of Kuching's si...

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  • Night Frogs Tour at Kubah National Park
    Night Frogs Tour at Kubah National Park1 Reviews

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Join this 4 hour wildlife discover tour at Kubah National Park, and get up close and personal with wide range of Bornean frog...

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Facts and Stats for Kuching*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kuching

    Know the pollution level of Kuching before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 38.89 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35.42 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Kuching: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kuching for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kuching.

    • Burglary and Theft 61.18 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 54.61 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.11 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 72.97 (High)
    • Car Stealing 46.71 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 53.95 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.89 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 41.45 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 66.45 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 42.11 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 27.78 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.74 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.61 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kuching - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Kuching is 130.15 (High)

    • Safety Index 50.32 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 59.17 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 52.25 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.13 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 41.76 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 74.6 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.87 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 42.18 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kuching

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kuching

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.61 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 19.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.98 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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