Brunei Brief Information

By | April 7, 2022

Tours to Brunei is a journey to the country of oriental fairy tales, unearthly luxury and very strict laws of Islam. Holidays in Brunei cannot be compared with holidays in other countries! Only Brunei Darussalam Negara gives tourists from Moscow and other regions the opportunity to enjoy the combination of the wild nature of Kuala Belalong and the modern luxury of Bandar Seri Begawan (the capital of the state). This is the country of the richest people in the world, and every traveler has the opportunity to see the Sultan’s personal Boeing rising into the sky, and maybe personally meet the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkia Muizaddin Vadoallah.

Brunei tour operator in its carefully selected individual tours, invites connoisseurs of sights to get acquainted with the exhibits of the Brunei Museum, the Arts and Crafts Center and appreciate the royal regalia in the Collection Vault. Fans of outdoor activities will be able to enjoy their holidays on the island of Labuan, an unusual center of the cleanest beaches, shopping centers and small shops.

Brunei hotels are a high level of service, regardless of the “stardom”, with restaurants of local and European cuisine, with a transfer to the beaches and shopping centers.

It is no coincidence that Brunei is compared with a fairy tale that comes true in the smallest state in the world.

Currency: Brunei dollar

Language: Malay, English is common in tourist areas

Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
Time: 5 hours ahead of Moscow.
Flight: there are no direct flights from Russia, Singapore Airlines operates a flight with a stopover in Singapore.
Language: Malay, English is common in tourist areas.
Religion: Islam.
Visa: Russians receive a transit visa for a stay of no more than 72 hours upon arrival upon invitation. For a longer stay, a visa is issued in Moscow.
Currency: Brunei dollar
Climate: Located slightly north of the equator, Brunei has a hot and humid climate with an average annual temperature of +27°C. According to bridgat, the average annual rainfall ranges from 2500 mm on the coast to over 5000 mm in the interior, relatively elevated areas. The wet season lasts from November to May, there is no dry season.

Negara Brunei Darussalam is a state in Southeast Asia located on the northern coast of the island of Kalimantan (Borneo), washed by the South China Sea. The area of ​​the country is 5765 sq. km. Brunei is formed by two semi-enclaves facing the sea and over 30 small islands in the north of the island of Kalimantan. Not far from the Brunei Bay, where the Brunei River flows into, the capital, Bandar Seri Begawan, is located.

The population of Brunei is about 500 thousand people. A rich oil and gas producing country, Brunei is one of the first places in Southeast Asia in terms of living standards. Brunei gained full independence on January 1, 1984, after 96 years as a British protectorate. Brunei is a constitutional monarchy (sultanate), which is part of the British Commonwealth.

With the exception of a narrow strip of coastal lowland, the territory of Brunei is a hilly rugged plain, the highest heights reach approx. 900 m above sea level in the southeast. Approximately 85% of the entire area of ​​the country is covered with tropical forests with valuable tree species. The main rivers – Belait, Tutong, Pandaruan and Temburong – flow into the South China Sea.

Interesting and informative: The main attraction of the city is the magnificent palace of the Sultan – Istana-Nurul-Iman, the largest residential palace in the world, located in a beautiful place on the coastal strip. The palace is striking in its mixture of two opposing styles. This is Islamic architecture, but with modern decoration. The palace has 1778 rooms, several throne rooms, 51,000 lamps, 18 elevators and 44 stairs. In accordance with Muslim traditions, the palace is open to the public at the end of Ramadan.

The stunning beauty of the Omar-Ali-Saifuddin Mosque is the most magnificent and majestic mosque in the east. Named after the 28th Sultan of Brunei. This is a gigantic structure with golden domes, it seems to be arched, showing everyone its unique mosaics, which are a hallmark of all Muslim mosques. It is located on the shore of its own artificial lagoon. Unfortunately, the entrance inside is closed for non-Muslims, so all the splendor can only be enjoyed from the outside.

Brunei Brief Information