Miri Half Day City Tour (1D)
Familiarize yourself with this seaside city, a gateway to some of Sarawak's famous tourist destinations!
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This package takes you around Miri city and introduces you to some of its highlights. Trace Miri's beginning as an oil town and its transition into a major city that helped nurture some of Sarawak's most famous tourist destnations, including the Niah Caves.
ItineraryYour tour begins with a drive up Canada Hill, a scenic hill overlooking Miri. Learn how modern Miri came into existence after the discovery of oil at this very hill in the early 20th century. The first oil well, dubbed the Grand Old Lady, is preserved as a relic on this hill. Marvel at the elaborate ways that the Chinese worship their deities at the Lian Hua San Taoist Temple, one of the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia.
For some local flavour, pay a visit to the local farmers' market, known as Tamu, where a wide variety of fresh produce is sold daily by local farmers and natives from outlying areas of Miri. Admire the bustling town as you drive through and finally, get some shopping done at the local malls before wrapping up your tour.
Grand Old Lady
Lian Hua San Taoist Temple