Bandar Splendour Tour

Overview

Discover Brunei on a 4-hour tour that gives you an insight of Bruneian history and cultural legacy. You will witness royal treasures at the Royal Regalia Centre and the 29 golden domes of Jame’ Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque first-hand, learn about Brunei’s Muslim heritage at the Brunei Museum, and take pictures at the magnificent Istana Nurul Iman. Complete your day with a boat ride at Kampong Ayer, the Water Village, and stopping by one of the locals’ houses to enjoy a treat of local delicacies.

  • Tour departs 0830 and 1330 hours. Tour commences 30 minutes earlier for hotels located outside city areas.
  • Dress appropriately, wearing non-revealing clothing and/or shorts that are below the knees
  • Bring sunscreen lotion, a hat and/or wear long sleeves for the boat ride
  • Mosques are closed for inside visit on Thursday, Friday, some religious public holidays and at certain times nearer to the prayer time. In the case of the inside visit is not available, it will be photo stop outside only.

Note

This is a combination of City Tour and Kampong Ayer Tour

For Mosque visits, visitors are requested to dress appropriately, wearing non-revealing clothing and/or shorts that are below the knees. There will be robes given upon entering the mosque. You will also be required to remove your shoes. For Royal Regalia Museum, it is recommended for visitors to wear socks as shoes will need to be removed.

Enjoy an eye-opening four-hour tour that unfolds parts of the Bruneian history, religion, culture, heritage, and the daily lifestyle of the local people. The tour includes a photo stop outside the Royal Palace, Istana Nurul Iman, which is the biggest residential palace in the world, and also visit the magnificently built Jame’ Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque.

Get set to tour “The Venice of the East”, the famous water village on breathtaking water taxi ride, and take a stroll on the houses built on stilts. Located nearby the water village, The Malay Technology Museum, a gallery which displays tributes to the lifestyle of Malays and the ethnic tribes of Brunei.

Next stop is Royal Regalia Museum, home to a collection of magnificent royal regalia, the royal chariot, gold and silver ceremonial armoury, and most importantly, His Majesty’s jewel encrusted crown, which was used during his coronation in 1968.