Brunei-Darussalam is known for its rich oil. This country is surrounded by water. Above all; Brunei-Darussalam is known for its beautiful Islamic architectural design, wildlife animals and rainforest. There are also plenty of sights and things to do in this beautiful country. Anyone who visits this country will enjoy every single moment.
Ulu Temburong National Park
Brunei Darussalam is currently one of the leading attraction sites in Asia at the moment. Do you love nature? If yes, check out Ulu Temburong National Park. This national park has a lot to offer for nature lovers. It is also listed as one of the attraction sites in Brunei Darussalam. Ulu Temburong national park is well preserved because of no cut policy that was declared in the 1990’s. This is the reason the rainforest is intact and blooming all year round. That’s not all; there are over 40 butterfly species around this national park. These butterflies are available in thousands. Ulu Temburong National park also houses rare exploding ant’s species. It is believed that there are other wildlife species that are not known.
There are different kinds of wildlife species in this renowned national park. River Temburong also passes through Ulu Temburong national park. This is one of the ways you can explore this national park. You can either use a traditional boat or a speed boat. There are also a couple of hotels near this national park.
Bandar Seri Begawan
Bandar Seri Begawan is another hidden gem in Brunei Darussalam. There are plenty of attractions and things to do in Bandar Seri Begawan. Start off by checking out Omar Ali Saifuddien mosque. The beauty of this mosque is undeniable. It also located next to the waterfront. The Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque is also famous for its marvelous architectural design. You should also check out Brunei Museum if you are within Bandar Seri Begawan. This museum houses different exhibitions that try and explain the Bruneian culture. Some exhibits also explain the Islamic art, natural history and the colonial influence.
Tour the capital city of Brunei Darussalam on Stilts. Remember the country is an Island. You will see over 12,000 permanent houses distributed around 40 separate villages. This settlement is also considered the largest in the country and world at large. You can also admire the city using ferries or a boat ride. Move on to the Royal Regalia Museum. This museum gives people a glimpse of how the Sultan lived. You will see chariots, portraits and different kinds of gifts inside this museum.
Visit Malay technology for proper understanding of the technology evolution over the ages. The world’s largest house is also situated in Bandar Seri Begawan. Tasek Lama recreational park is another attraction in the capital city of Brunei you should check out. Don’t forget to visit Muara beach to properly view the sunset.
Kampong Ayer Village
Kampong Ayer village is the home to over 30,000 people. This settlement can be traced back to 1000 years. Kampong Ayer village is built along River Brunei banks. You will be amazed by this floating village, especially if you have never been on a water village. A boat trip is the easiest way of accessing this renowned village. Kampong Ayer village is the largest water settlement. It contains mosques, fire stations and schools.
All houses in kampong Ayer village are built using timber. They have also been painted with different colors. You will also understand the history of this village. There are also experts in goldsmithing, silversmithing and weaving. You will need the help of a local resident if you want to purchase some of the above products.
Sumbiling Eco Village (Lodge)
Brunei houses one of the oldest rainforests in Asia. Sumbiling eco village is located near the well preserved forest. Therefore, nature loving people will enjoy every single moment in Sumbiling Eco village. The no cut policy has made the rainforest next the Eco village intact. Sumbiling Eco village is a top tourist attraction in Brunei Darussalam. This village makes you relax and enjoy nature. There are also plenty of plant species you will spot as you move around this quiet village. Sumbiling Eco village can be accessed in numerous ways. A boat ride is the simplest way of accessing this village if you want to skip checkpoints.
Jalan Labi Road
Your tour to Brunei Darussalam is incomplete if you visit Jalan Labi road. There are also plenty of attraction sites and activities to do in this region. Start your tour by checking out Labi Longhouses. There are four longhouses in Jalan Labi Road, namely Teraja, Rampayoh, Mendaram Kecil and Mendaram Besar. Go for a guided tour if you want to understand everything about these longhouses. There are also plenty of things to see on these four longhouses.
Make your next stop at the Forestry Museum. This museum has different kinds of information about local forest. You will understand about forest conservation and logging in this region. The forestry museum also houses over 50 different types of woods. Visit Luagan Lalak Recreation Park if you desire some peace of mind. This park is a perfect spot for watching different kinds of birds and picnic. Don’t leave Jalan Labi Road without checking out some waterfalls. There are more than 40 waterfalls in this region you should check out. These waterfalls have their own uniqueness. Additionally, there are plenty of fun activities to do in this waterfall. Swimming is one of the fun activities.
Brunei Darussalam is an Island. Water taxi or a speed boat is a common means of communication throughout Brunei Darussalam. This is a common attraction activity for people who are not used to this life. The water taxi cruise makes it easy for local residents and tourists to tour this country. There are two types of Water-taxi cruise you can use. It can be either a long traditional boat or a speed boat.
Visit Brunei Darussalam to create memorable memories on an Island country. You will enjoy every moment in this beautiful country.