POST CONGRESS TOUR (OPTIONAL

Tour Program for 3 Days 2 Nights ASA Congress Post Tours to Kuching

Day 1 (23 Oct 08 - Thu) Arrival Lunch & Dinner
Arrival at the Kuching International Airport. Meet and greet. Transfer to lunch at a local restaurant. Spend the afternoon in this historical city with visits to the Sarawak Museum which covers the ethnology and natural history of the region and the Civic Centre for a bird’s eye view of the cityscape. Drive through Chinatown and browse the Main Bazaar. This is site of the original trade settlement where development incorporates the heritage buildings from the era of the White Rajahs and the British. View the Square and Round Towers, the Astana, the Postal Office and the cornucopia of stores which have given rise to a new name for the street – the arts and crafts bazaar. After the tour, drop off at the Holiday Inn Kuching. Check-in and leisure. (Dinner to be hosted by Secretaries’ Society Sarawak, an affiliate of MAPSA)

Accommodation : HOLIDAY INN KUCHING

Day 2 (24 Oct 08 – Fri) Sarawak Cultural Village Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast at the hotel. Early depart for the Semenggoh Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. The reserve is the last green belt for Orang Utans and other small animals, so near the city. The Centre works with this endangered species to return them to their natural habitat. Feeding time is at 8am when most days, some Orang Utans will return for a meal as they may not be able to find enough food on their own. Transfer to lunch at a riverside seafood restaurant. Later transfer to the Damai Puri Resort & Spa. Check-in and leisure

An entrance voucher is provided for you to visit the Sarawak Cultural Village and explore at your leisure. The “living museum” showcases the seven major communities including the Iban, Bidayuh, Penan, Orang Ulu, Melanau, Malay and Chinese. Visit each house and learn the culture, traditions, crafts and games. There are daily music and dance performances at the Village Theatre at 11:30am and 4pm daily. Dinner at the resort.

Accommodation : DAMAI PURI RESORT & SPA

Day 3 (25 Oct 08 – Sat) Departure Breakfast
Breakfast at the hotel. Leisure until your transfer to the airport for your flight back to Kuala Lumpur. Note :

Ground Arrangement above Includes
1. Return Crown Plaza Hotel/Kuala Lumpur International Airport/Crown Plaza Hotel transfers.
2. Return Kuching International Airport transfers, tours & meals per itinerary
3. Entrance voucher to the Sarawak Cultural Village for self-discovery.
4. Entrance fee to the Semenggoh Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre.
5. One night accommodation at HOLIDAY INN KUCHING with buffet breakfast.
6. One night accommodation at DAMAI PURI RESORT & SPA with buffet Breakfast.
7. Mineral water is provided on City Tour and Semenggoh Tour.

Ground Arrangement above Excludes
1. Airfare plus relevant taxes or charges and departure tax.
2. Travel, PA or Repatriation insurance.
3. Drinks at meals other than what is provided with the meal.
4. Tips to porter, bellman, hotel maids or local guides
5. Items of personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, excess baggage fees and other items
not specifically mentioned as included.

TOUR FARE OPTIONS

1) Ground Arrangement + Airfare (By AirAsia)
MYR 625 + MYR 156 (AirAsia rate as at 26 May 2008, AirAsia is a non-frill service airline)

2) Ground Arrangement + Airfare (By Malaysia Airlines)
MYR 625 + MYR 768 (Malaysia Airlines as at 26 May 2008, Malaysia Airlines is a full service airline)

3) Ground Arrangement ONLY
MYR 625

Deadline to book : 31 July 2008

Contact Person :
Ms. Paula Wee
Mayflower Acme Tours Kuching
Tel. No. : 082-410110 Fax. No. : 082-410115
E-mail address : asa.posttours@mayflower.com.my

Preferred flight details :
1) By AirAsia
23 Oct 2008 KUL/KCH AK5204 0945 hours/1130 hours
25 Oct 2008 KCH/KUL AK5219 1245 hours/1425 hours

2) By Malaysia Airlines
23 Oct 2008 KUL/KCH MH2564 1005 hours/1150 hours
25 Oct 2008 KCH/KUL MH2513 1245 hours/1425 hours

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Disclaimer :
The organizer (MAPSA) holds no responsibility and liability of the arrangements including the tour fare you commit with the Travel Agent (Mayflower Acme Tours Kuching). The organizer is merely arranging the details with the Travel Agents for the optional post congress tour for the event.