The great rainforests of Borneo present a multitude of exciting activities, from the ancient equatorial rainforest in Mulu National Park to the lovable orang-utans in Sabah.
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Day 1: Kuching
Arrive in Kuching and meet your guide and transfer to the your hotel. The remainder of the day is free at leisure.
Day 2: Bako National Park
Head to nearby Bako National Park, famous for the proboscis monkey.
Day 3: Mulu National Park
Fly to Mulu National Park. Explore Deer Cave, home to millions of bats and swifts. There is a mass exodus of the bats at dusk which is a truly amazing sight to see.
Day 4: Mulu National Park
Mulu National Park has an incredible array of fauna and flora to explore. Members of the Penan tribe live within the park and are quite an elusive tribe. There is the opportunity to experience the 480 metre Canopy Walkway, the longest tropical canopy walkway in the world.
Day 5: Mulu National Park – Kota Kinabalu
Rise early for the dawn chorus in Mulu. Take a walk along some of the self-guided trails. After lunch fly to Kota Kinabalu, with free time on arrival.
Day 6: Kota Kinabalu
Today is free to enjoy some of the many activities Kota Kinabalu has to offer – snorkelling, diving or simply relaxing.
Day 7: Kinabalu National Park
Travel two hours by road to Kinabalu National Park. Stop en route at Nabalu market where villagers come to sell their produce and handicraft. You will also have a tour of a tea plantation where you will spend the night in a traditional Rungus, bamboo longhouse.
Day 8: Sepilok
The journey to Sepilok is around five hours. Stop at the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary where you will have an up close look at this extraordinary animal.
Day 9: Kinabalu National Park – Sepilok
Visit the world famous Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary. It is the largest orangutan sanctuary in the world and helps to rehabilitate orphans and release captured orang-utans into the wild. There is also the option to visit Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre later on.
Day 10: Sepilok – Danum Valley
Drive to Lahad Datu, then off-road to Danum Valley Conservation Area, home to many rare and endangered species of mammals and birds. Take an afternoon nature trek to try and spot orang-utan and other wildlife.
Day 11: Danum Valley
A full day will be spent exploring the trails, the 300m canopy walkway and waterfalls, whilst searching for wildlife in this remarkable place. There is a chance to see orang-utan, deer, giant flying squirrels, gibbons and more!
Day 12: Kinabatangan River
Take a final early morning nature walk before departing for Kinabatangan River. This area has one of the highest concentrations of orang-utans and proboscis monkeys in Malaysian Borneo, with the chance to see much more.
Day 13: Kinabatangan River
Be up with the animals at dawn for a wildlife cruise, followed by a trek. In the afternoon take another cruise to see what wildlife you can spot, including perhaps a crocodile.
Day 14: Gomantong Caves – Sandakan
Journey to Sandakan by road stopping on the way at the bizarre Gomantong Caves
Day 15: Sandakan
The trip ends after breakfast.
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|Departs daily from Kuching:||Price on Application||Price on Application|
|Transport:||Airport Transfers & Private air-conditioned vehicle|
|Flights:||Air Ticket: Kuching / Mulu / Kota Kinabalu|
|Accommodation:||14 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||Local English Speaking Guide|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.