Welcome to Brunei! You’ll be warmly greeted by our local tour guide upon arrival. After a seamless transfer to your hotel, complete the check-in process and get ready for an exciting evening.
Get ready to explore Brunei by night and immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital city, as it comes alive with the glow of the night. Our first stop will be at two iconic mosques, Jame’ Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque and Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, where you can capture stunning photos of their magnificent architecture.
Indulge in a savoury local dinner, savouring the authentic taste of Brunei’s cuisine. Your taste buds will thank you! Afterwards, we’ll head to a local night market, a bustling hub of activity where you’ll find rows of stalls offering a wide array of local delicacies. It’s a food lover’s paradise!
As the night draws to a close, we’ll take you back to your hotel, ensuring you have a relaxing overnight stay.
Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel, fueling up for an exciting exploration of the city.
Discover Brunei’s rich heritage on our city tour. Begin by passing the regal Lapau, a ceremonial hall where the Sultan of Brunei was crowned. Admire the traditional Brunei woven motives that adorn both the Lapau and the nearby old parliament house, Dewan Majlis, rich in cultural heritage.
Uncover local gems as we make a brief stop at Tamu Kianggeh, a charming traditional market situated on the banks of Kianggeh River. This market has historical significance, having been visited by HM Queen Elizabeth II during her state visit to Brunei in 1998. Next, we’ll explore The Malay Technology Museum, which showcases ancient craftsmanship in boatmaking, metalworking, and goldsmithing.
The tour continues with visits to historical landmarks, including the Tomb of Sultan Bolkiah, the 5th Sultan of Brunei, and the Royal Regalia Museum, home to the regalia of the Sultan and the royalty, displaying the celebrations of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah’s rule.
After a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, prepare to explore Kampong Ayer, also known as the “Venice of the East.” This fascinating water village is one of Southeast Asia’s largest and offers a unique glimpse into Brunei’s traditional way of life. Experience a scenic boat ride along the Brunei River via a “water taxi” and take a leisurely walk along wooden paths enriched with Brunei’s history and culture. To top it off, you’ll be welcomed into a local house for traditional cakes and tea.
We’ll visit the awe-inspiring Jame’ Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque, an architectural masterpiece with 29 golden domes representing the 29th ruler of Brunei. Then, we’ll drive to Nurul Iman Palace, the world’s largest living residence of a head of state, for some fantastic photo opportunities at the front gate.
Breakfast in the Hotel Kickstart the day with a hearty breakfast at your hotel.
Prepare for an intriguing adventure as we travel 80 km from Bandar Seri Begawan to Seria, the lifeblood of Brunei’s economy. This scenic journey offers glimpses of rural life and captivating landscapes along the way.
Our first stop will be at the Seria Energy Lab, a remarkable initiative by Brunei Shell Petroleum Company. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of science, technology, and Brunei’s hydrocarbon industry through over 100 captivating exhibits.
We’ll visit the Billionth Barrel Monument, a remarkable arch marking the production of a billion barrels of crude oil in Seria. Pass by the Brunei Shell Petroleum headquarters and catch a glimpse of the Dutch community accommodation quarters and their recreational facilities before reaching Kuala Belait for a delightful lunch.
Enjoy some leisure time exploring the unique small town of Kuala Belait before we head back to Bandar Seri Begawan. On the way, seize the opportunity for a photo session at Jerudong Park, open only during the evening hours.
The evening is yours to relax and unwind.
Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast at your hotel.
Embark on a fascinating journey to Temburong district via the 30 km Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Bridge, the longest in Southeast Asia.
Discover pristine beauty and enjoy nature at its best at the Freme Rainforest Lodge in Batang Duri. We’ll provide safety briefings for your upcoming adventure before heading deeper into the Ulu Temburong National Park on a traditional longboat (Temuai), indulge in a refreshing tea break with local delicacies and enjoy a local cooking demonstration.
After your exploration, relish a delicious local lunch on the riverbank, surrounded by the serene beauty of the Freme Rainforest Lodge. We then stop by an Iban community for a glimpse into Brunei’s native culture before journeying back to Bandar Seri Begawan.
The evening is yours to unwind and enjoy.
Enjoy a final breakfast at the hotel’s restaurant.
Spend your remaining time at your leisure until your transfer to Brunei International Airport for your departure flight.
Note: This itinerary is subject to change, and we will ensure you have an unforgettable experience throughout your journey in Brunei. Non-Muslim visitors should be aware of mosque visitation restrictions on Thursdays, Fridays, and during religious festivals. But don’t worry, we’ve got plenty of other incredible sights to explore!
Non-muslims are not allowed to enter the mosques on Thursday and Friday and during religious festivals and the tour will cover the garden area and compound of the two mosques only on these days.