Golden Legacy

Overview

Discover Brunei in a 3-day Golden Legacy Experience that takes you on a breathtaking tour to Brunei’s most admireable cultural and Islamic legacies, from traditional night markets and the world’s largest water village to the revered Islamic legacies of the Sultanate. Shop for local delicacies and unique trinkets, visit Brunei’s various cultural galleries and museums, and be amazed by two of Brunei’s magnificent mosques: the majestic Sultan Omar Ali Saiffudien Mosque and the grand golden-domed Jame’ Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque

  • The Empire Hotel and Country Club.
  • 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

The itinerary is only a reference. Tour guides reserves the right to change itinerary due to unforeseen circumstances or weather conditions. 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.

Itinerary

Arrival at Brunei International Airport and transfer to hotel.

In the evening, pick up for local dinner at a local restaurant.  Visit to Gadong Night Market where you can experience the “local” food scene and taste all the local food or snacks.

In the morning, pick up from the hotel’s lobby for full day city tour with lunch served at a local restaurant.

Visit the Malay Technology Museum which has galleries on the Malays, ethnic tribes and their lifestyles.  Have a photo stop at the tomb of Sultan Bolkiah who was the fifth ruler of Islamic Brunei and his reign is known as the nation’s golden age. Visit to Brunei Arts and Handicraft Centre where local arts & handicrafts such as weaving, silverware, krises, basketry, songkok, and others are being displayed and for sales.

Proceed to a jetty for a boat ride at the Water Village to visit Kampong Ayer Cultural & Tourism Gallery. The gallery is to provide visitors and locals alike a glimpse of Kampong Ayer’s celebrated past and revive the cottage industries from days of old, integrating them into our modern economy. Kampong Ayer is a unique treasure belonging to the Bruneians and the historical reminders over the centuries are exhibited in 5 mini-galleries within this building. Then take a walk along the plank walk at the village to visit one of the local houses where they will be served with light local refreshment. A lot of photo opportunity along the way.

Guests will also have an opportunity for photo takings at the mini wedding stage in the house. Stop at the spectacular Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque.

Visit to Royal Regalia Museum which is home to a collection of royal regalia, royal chariot, gold and silver ceremonial armoury. There is a short photo stop of the magnificent Istana Nurul Iman, the largest residential palace in the world from Damuan Park. Visit the Maritime Museum which exhibits the information and ancient relics of Brunei’s maritime history. Lastly a visit to Jame’ Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque. This is one of the most magnificent mosques in Asia with 29 golden domes. Lunch served at a local restaurant will be in between the tour.

Free at leisure until transfer to airport for return flight.