Bandar City, River & Wildlife - Half Day (up to 20 guests)

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Tour Number

Activity Level

223066


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
I have ticked 'yes' to this tour being available to non-abled travellers because I personally know and understand such limitations. Unfortunately only some of the venues and activities on the proposed itinerary are easily accessible for those with disabilities - sorry, we have a lot of catching up to do here! I can of course provide a bespoke tour according to your needs, so please do let me know and I hope to be able to accommodate you : )

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Mandarin (fluent), Taiwanese (conversational), Malay (fluent), English (fluent), Indonesian (conversational), Cantonese (conversational)

A flexible half day tour of your choice around the capital city and Brunei river


If you've only got a 1/2 day here in Brunei, then no worries as I can take you to visit at least 4 of the interesting sites of your choice from below:

1. Jame Asre Mosque (His Majesty's Mosque)
2. Istana Nurul Iman (His Majesty's Palace)
3. Royal Regalia Museum (priceless exhibits from His Majesty's dynasty)
4. Water Village Visit to Kampong Ayer (largest in S. E. Asia)
5. River Tour to the Mangroves and Proboscis Monkeys (unique to Borneo)
6. Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque (The Late Sultan's world renowned mosque)
7. The Malay Technology Museum (indigenous culture from Kampong Ayer and native tribes)
8. Brunei Maritime Museum (16th Century Brunei shipwreck displayed with it's precious cargo)
9. Kota Batu Archaeology site (featuring 16th Century artefacts and the 5th Sultan's tomb)

Don't know which to choose, or fancy doing something else? Why not drop me a line and let me know how I can help you make the most of our 4 hours together : )

For more than 4 guests, please contact me for a customised tour.

Itinerary

Choose any 4 from below:

1. Jame Asre Mosque (His Majesty's Mosque)*
2. Istana Nurul Iman (His Majesty's Palace)**
3. Royal Regalia Museum (priceless exhibits from His Majesty's family dynasty)
4. Water Village Visit to Kampong Ayer (the largest in S. E. Asia)
5. River Tour to the Mangroves and Proboscis Monkeys (unique to Borneo)
6. Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque (The Late Sultan's mosque - world renowned for its beauty)*
7. The Malay Technology Museum (indigenous culture from Kampong Ayer and native tribes)
8. The Brunei Maritime Museum (16th Century Brunei shipwreck displayed with it's precious cargo)
9. The Kota Batu Archaeology site (16th Century artefacts and the 3rd Sultan's tomb)

*Please note that on Thursdays and Fridays, both mosques are closed to non-Muslim visitors.
** His Majesty's Palace is only viewable from the outside entrance, admission to the Palace is only during the festivities of Hari Raya for 2 days per year.

If there's something else you would like to see or do, just let me know!

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

A modern air-conditioned car, electric windows (for groups up to 4)
A modern air-conditioned minivan/minibus (I have to hire for groups over 4 - please contact me for the additional cost)
Private water taxi for river tour

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Admission Tickets

Other: My services as your personal tour guide and private transportation to and from your hotel / Bandar Seri Begawan pick-up point and around the city, plus the boat and licensed boat driver.
Light refreshments and local snacks are also included.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 BND - All tour related expenses including admissions and transportation are included in the cost of the tour.

This suggested additional money is only required if you want to purchase souvenirs, extra snacks, give tips to other locals etc.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs

Other: For more than 4 people, please get in touch for a customised tour, as I will have to rent a bigger vehicle for our tour.

Also there will be additional charges for pick-up/drop-offs outside the greater Bandar Seri Begawan area.

Lunch (USD from 5 - 40+) per person, Brunei offers a wide selection of restaurants, catering from simple eateries with local deliciously cheap dishes, up to 5* cuisine - just let me know, whatever takes your fancy!

UPGRADE to a CLASSIC CAR - I can take you around the city in a show-winning 1960's VW Beetle if you prefer (Max 2 people tour for comfort, as non-A/C), so please drop me a line for a customised tour if you would prefer this option.

A Recent Review of this tour

Irene was pleasant, spoke excellent English, and very knowledgeable. She is a native of Brunei, and gave us interesting perspective on life in this small bot prosperous, happy country. We recommend Irene highly as an excellent guide.
Kevin Olson

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    223066


    Categories

    City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: Yes.
    I have ticked 'yes' to this tour being available to non-abled travellers because I personally know and understand such limitations. Unfortunately only some of the venues and activities on the proposed itinerary are easily accessible for those with disabilities - sorry, we have a lot of catching up to do here! I can of course provide a bespoke tour according to your needs, so please do let me know and I hope to be able to accommodate you : )

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Mandarin (fluent), Taiwanese (conversational), Malay (fluent), English (fluent), Indonesian (conversational), Cantonese (conversational)

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