• Cruising the Kinabatangan River in search of Borneo wildlife
  • One of the Islands in the TAR Marine Park in Kota Kinabalu
  • The Golden Glow of Caves in Mulu, Sarawak, Borneo

Amazing Borneo Journey

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  • Duration: 17 days
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    • Price from: MYR 10240 ,
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17 days Amazing Borneo Journey

Follow us in this Borneo package and explore the best of Borneo! This journey will take you through the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak. Experiencing unique encounters with local tribes, traditional longhouses, amazing wildlife and rainforests to indulging in the modern city life and enjoying the island beach resort.

Included: Many meals, Tours, Guides, Entrance fees, Accommodations, Transport

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Tour Overview


  • Day 01: Arrival at Kuching, Sarawak
  • Day 02: Bako National Park
  • Day 03: Kuching / Batang Ai Resort
  • Day 04: Batang Ai Resort
  • Day 05: Batang Ai Resort / Kuching
  • Day 06: Kuching / Mulu
  • Day 07: Mulu
  • Day 08: Mulu / Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 09: Kota Kinabalu / Tambunan
  • Day 10: Tambunan / Kinabalu Park / Poring / Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 11: Kota Kinabalu / Sandakan
  • Day 12: Sukau
  • Day 13: Sukau / Sandakan
  • Day 14: Sandakan / Lankayan Island
  • Day 15: Lankayan Island
  • Day 16: Lankayan Island
  • Day 17: Lankayan / Departure

  • Distance Instructions
  • Distance Instructions
Day 1
Arrival at Kuching, Sarawak

Welcome to The Land of the Hornbills, Sarawak! Upon arrival at Kuching airport, we will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel. You will stay at Grand Margherita Hotel, the first ever international hotel exists in Sarawak.

Included

Airport Transport • Accommodation at Grand Margherita Hotel [Deluxe Room]

Day 2
Bako National Park

We depart to Kampung Bako for the boat transfer to Bako National Park. From rainforest to mangrove swamp, from strange beautiful rock formation to sandy beach, Bako has it all. Wildlife abounds, with many species of birds, monkeys, reptiles and insects easily seen. But the star attraction of the Park is the Borneo’s icon - The Proboscis Monkeys. This tour will take visitors to hike along some of the most interesting jungle trails where wildlife can easily be spotted. Return to Kuching in the evening.

Included

Land And Boat Transfers To/From Bako National Park • English Speaking Guide • Entrance Fees • Accommodation in Grand Margherita Hotel [Deluxe Room]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 3
Kuching / Batang Ai Resort

Start the day with a pleasant drive to Semenggoh Orangutan Centre. Walk through the scenic Forest Reserve to the feeding platform and see the orangutan swaying from the treetop canopy as they come down for the feeding. Continue to drive for 4 hours passing through the scenic countryside of rainforest, pepper and rubber plantations. Stop at Serian town to visit an excellent farmers market and pepper plantation. After lunch continue driving to Batang Ai Hydro Dam and transfer by ferry boat for 20 minutes ride across the lake to Aiman Batang Ai Resort.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Entrance Fees • Transportation • Accommodation in Aiman Batang Ai Resort

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 4
Batang Ai Resort

After breakfast, embark on a native longboat for a day of exploring the Ulu Ai River and its Iban Longhouse communities. Take part in the welcoming ceremony of native dance, music and gong. Try your hands on the blowpipe and taste the locally brew rice wine. A bamboo picnic lunch will be arranged by the river bank. Return to the resort in the late afternoon overnight.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Accommodation In Aiman Batang Ai Resort

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 5
Batang Ai Resort / Kuching

After breakfast transfer by ferry to Batang Ai Terminal for your return journey to Kuching. Lunch will be provided at Ranchan Waterfall Restaurant. Arrive Kuching in the late afternoon.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Transportation • Accommodation In Grand Margherita Hotel [Deluxe Room]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 6
Kuching / Mulu

Pick up from your hotel in Kuching and transfer to Kuching Airport to catch the flight to Mulu. Upon arrival at the Mulu Airport, you will be meet and transferred to your accommodation at Royal Mulu Resort. In the afternoon, trek for 3km on a plank walk to Deer Cave and Lang Cave. Late evening, witness the exodus of thousands of bats at the observatory before we return.

Included

Airport Transfers • Accommodation In Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide

Meals

Breakfast

Day 7
Mulu

After breakfast, proceed by longboat to Batu Bungan, a Penan Settlement for a visit. Continue the boat journey to Wind cave and Clearwater Cave. Enjoy picnic lunch and swimming at the Clearwater spring before returning to Mulu for overnight.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Accommodation in Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 8
Mulu / Kota Kinabalu

Depart your hotel for the transfer to Mulu airport. Today, your next destination is Kota Kinabalu. We will meet you at Kota Kinabalu Airport and transfer you to Grandis Hotel for overnight.

Included

Airport Transfer • Accommodation in Grandis Hotel [Deluxe Room]

Meals

Breakfast

Day 9
Kota Kinabalu / Tambunan

Pick up from hotel in Kota Kinabalu. We proceed through the beautiful Crocker Range Mountains. Along the way we will pass by rustic villages and paddy fields of Tambunan. When in Tambunan, stop by Kampung Sunsuron to visit the Watu Tinuridong, one of what used to be a series of huge rocks that were used as the fortress of the villagers during Mat Salleh's attack on the village. Wrap up your tour with a visit to Mahua Waterfall. Located at Kampung Patau, Tambunan, the Mahua Waterfall is a plunge-waterfall, which is approximately 10-17 metres in height. Overnight at Tandarason Resort.

Included

Transportation • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation In Tandarason Resort

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 10
Tambunan / Kinabalu Park / Poring / Kota Kinabalu

Depart Tambuanan after breakfast. Drive 2 hours by land through native villages and the panoramic view of the valleys of the Crocker Range to Kinabalu Park. Visit the Natural History Gallery for a short introduction about the park. Take a walk with your guide to explore the rich diversity of plant species inhabiting the montane forest. Kinabalu Park boasts more than 5,000 vascular plant species, an estimated 1,000 orchid species, 621 fern species, nine Nepenthes species, 29 Rhododendron species and two Rafflesia species. Continue to Poring Hot spring. Upon arrival, trek up to the “Canopy Walk” built 41m above the ground. Free and easy or soak yourself in one of the open air sulphur spring bathtub before returning to Kota Kinabalu

Included

Transportation • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation In Grandis Hotel [Deluxe Room]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 11
Kota Kinabalu / Sandakan

Pick up early in the morning from your hotel to catch the early flight to Sandakan. Arrive Sandakan, transfer to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Watch a short video documentary of the rehabilitation activities before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to witness the feeding of the Orang Utan at 1000hrs. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world's smallest bear.

After lunch, procced by land journey to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife in virgin mangrove, wetland and rainforest habitats. After check-in and afternoon refreshment, we take a river cruise using electric motor in search of some of the 10 primate species. Sukau is home to Borneo pygmy elephants, orang utans, proboscis monkeys and all eight species of hornbills in Borneo.

Return for solar heated hot shower, candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide show and interpretation by naturalist guide. Overnight in Sukau Rainforest Lodge, in 2015 awarded by National Geographic as one of the "Unique Lodges of the World".

Included

Land Transfer To Sukau • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation at Sukau Rainforest Lodge [Superior Room]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 12
Sukau

Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills and hot Sabah tea. A 0600hrs morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, proceed for an educational tour on the our own in-house Hornbill Boardwalk located behind the lodge with our in-house naturalist. In the afternoon, we proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife. Overnight at Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Accommodation At Sukau Rainforest Lodge [Superior Room]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 13
Sukau / Sandakan

After breakfast, return to Sandakan by land journey. Visit Sandakan War Memorial and proceed to Rainforest Discovery Centre. Take a bird view of the centre from the canopy walk and hanging bridge before exploring the botanical garden, home to various species of flora. Overnight at Sepilok Nature Resort.

Included

Land Transfer To Sandakan • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation at Sepilok Nature Resort

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 14
Sandakan / Lankayan Island

From Sepilok Nature Resort, we will transfer you to Sandakan Jetty for an approximately 1 hour boat transfer to Lankayan Island. Check-in upon arrival and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Included

Land & Boat Transfer To Lankayan Island • Accommodation at Lankayan Island Resort [Beach Chalet]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 15-16
Lankayan Island

Sunbath, snorkel or just spend the day at leisure at Lankayan Island. Enjoy a warm dip in the water and drink in the serenity of the island.

Included

Accommodation at Lankayan Island Resort [Beach Chalet]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 17
Lankayan / Departure

Depart to the mainland after breakfast and followed by the transfer to Sandakan Airport to catch your departure flight home.

Included

Boat Transfer to Sandakan Jetty • Airport Transfers

Meals

Breakfast

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Tour Overview


  • Day 01: Arrival at Kuching, Sarawak
  • Day 02: Bako National Park
  • Day 03: Kuching / Batang Ai Resort
  • Day 04: Batang Ai Resort
  • Day 05: Batang Ai Resort / Kuching
  • Day 06: Kuching / Mulu
  • Day 07: Mulu
  • Day 08: Mulu / Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 09: Kota Kinabalu / Tambunan
  • Day 10: Tambunan / Kinabalu Park / Poring / Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 11: Kota Kinabalu / Sandakan
  • Day 12: Sukau
  • Day 13: Sukau / Sandakan
  • Day 14: Sandakan / Lankayan Island
  • Day 15: Lankayan Island
  • Day 16: Lankayan Island
  • Day 17: Lankayan / Departure

  • Distance Instructions
  • Distance Instructions
Day 1
Arrival at Kuching, Sarawak

Welcome to The Land of the Hornbills, Sarawak! Upon arrival at Kuching airport, we will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel. You will stay at Grand Margherita Hotel, the first ever international hotel exists in Sarawak.

Included

Airport Transport • Accommodation at Grand Margherita Hotel [Deluxe Room]

Day 2
Bako National Park

We depart to Kampung Bako for the boat transfer to Bako National Park. From rainforest to mangrove swamp, from strange beautiful rock formation to sandy beach, Bako has it all. Wildlife abounds, with many species of birds, monkeys, reptiles and insects easily seen. But the star attraction of the Park is the Borneo’s icon - The Proboscis Monkeys. This tour will take visitors to hike along some of the most interesting jungle trails where wildlife can easily be spotted. Return to Kuching in the evening.

Included

Land And Boat Transfers To/From Bako National Park • English Speaking Guide • Entrance Fees • Accommodation in Grand Margherita Hotel [Deluxe Room]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 3
Kuching / Batang Ai Resort

Start the day with a pleasant drive to Semenggoh Orangutan Centre. Walk through the scenic Forest Reserve to the feeding platform and see the orangutan swaying from the treetop canopy as they come down for the feeding. Continue to drive for 4 hours passing through the scenic countryside of rainforest, pepper and rubber plantations. Stop at Serian town to visit an excellent farmers market and pepper plantation. After lunch continue driving to Batang Ai Hydro Dam and transfer by ferry boat for 20 minutes ride across the lake to Aiman Batang Ai Resort.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Entrance Fees • Transportation • Accommodation in Aiman Batang Ai Resort

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 4
Batang Ai Resort

After breakfast, embark on a native longboat for a day of exploring the Ulu Ai River and its Iban Longhouse communities. Take part in the welcoming ceremony of native dance, music and gong. Try your hands on the blowpipe and taste the locally brew rice wine. A bamboo picnic lunch will be arranged by the river bank. Return to the resort in the late afternoon overnight.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Accommodation In Aiman Batang Ai Resort

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 5
Batang Ai Resort / Kuching

After breakfast transfer by ferry to Batang Ai Terminal for your return journey to Kuching. Lunch will be provided at Ranchan Waterfall Restaurant. Arrive Kuching in the late afternoon.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Transportation • Accommodation In Grand Margherita Hotel [Deluxe Room]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 6
Kuching / Mulu

Pick up from your hotel in Kuching and transfer to Kuching Airport to catch the flight to Mulu. Upon arrival at the Mulu Airport, you will be meet and transferred to your accommodation at Royal Mulu Resort. In the afternoon, trek for 3km on a plank walk to Deer Cave and Lang Cave. Late evening, witness the exodus of thousands of bats at the observatory before we return.

Included

Airport Transfers • Accommodation In Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide

Meals

Breakfast

Day 7
Mulu

After breakfast, proceed by longboat to Batu Bungan, a Penan Settlement for a visit. Continue the boat journey to Wind cave and Clearwater Cave. Enjoy picnic lunch and swimming at the Clearwater spring before returning to Mulu for overnight.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Accommodation in Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 8
Mulu / Kota Kinabalu

Depart your hotel for the transfer to Mulu airport. Today, your next destination is Kota Kinabalu. We will meet you at Kota Kinabalu Airport and transfer you to Grandis Hotel for overnight.

Included

Airport Transfer • Accommodation in Grandis Hotel [Deluxe Room]

Meals

Breakfast

Day 9
Kota Kinabalu / Tambunan

Pick up from hotel in Kota Kinabalu. We proceed through the beautiful Crocker Range Mountains. Along the way we will pass by rustic villages and paddy fields of Tambunan. When in Tambunan, stop by Kampung Sunsuron to visit the Watu Tinuridong, one of what used to be a series of huge rocks that were used as the fortress of the villagers during Mat Salleh's attack on the village. Wrap up your tour with a visit to Mahua Waterfall. Located at Kampung Patau, Tambunan, the Mahua Waterfall is a plunge-waterfall, which is approximately 10-17 metres in height. Overnight at Tandarason Resort.

Included

Transportation • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation In Tandarason Resort

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 10
Tambunan / Kinabalu Park / Poring / Kota Kinabalu

Depart Tambuanan after breakfast. Drive 2 hours by land through native villages and the panoramic view of the valleys of the Crocker Range to Kinabalu Park. Visit the Natural History Gallery for a short introduction about the park. Take a walk with your guide to explore the rich diversity of plant species inhabiting the montane forest. Kinabalu Park boasts more than 5,000 vascular plant species, an estimated 1,000 orchid species, 621 fern species, nine Nepenthes species, 29 Rhododendron species and two Rafflesia species. Continue to Poring Hot spring. Upon arrival, trek up to the “Canopy Walk” built 41m above the ground. Free and easy or soak yourself in one of the open air sulphur spring bathtub before returning to Kota Kinabalu

Included

Transportation • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation In Grandis Hotel [Deluxe Room]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 11
Kota Kinabalu / Sandakan

Pick up early in the morning from your hotel to catch the early flight to Sandakan. Arrive Sandakan, transfer to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Watch a short video documentary of the rehabilitation activities before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to witness the feeding of the Orang Utan at 1000hrs. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world's smallest bear.

After lunch, procced by land journey to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife in virgin mangrove, wetland and rainforest habitats. After check-in and afternoon refreshment, we take a river cruise using electric motor in search of some of the 10 primate species. Sukau is home to Borneo pygmy elephants, orang utans, proboscis monkeys and all eight species of hornbills in Borneo.

Return for solar heated hot shower, candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide show and interpretation by naturalist guide. Overnight in Sukau Rainforest Lodge, in 2015 awarded by National Geographic as one of the "Unique Lodges of the World".

Included

Land Transfer To Sukau • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation at Sukau Rainforest Lodge [Superior Room]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 12
Sukau

Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills and hot Sabah tea. A 0600hrs morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, proceed for an educational tour on the our own in-house Hornbill Boardwalk located behind the lodge with our in-house naturalist. In the afternoon, we proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife. Overnight at Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Accommodation At Sukau Rainforest Lodge [Superior Room]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 13
Sukau / Sandakan

After breakfast, return to Sandakan by land journey. Visit Sandakan War Memorial and proceed to Rainforest Discovery Centre. Take a bird view of the centre from the canopy walk and hanging bridge before exploring the botanical garden, home to various species of flora. Overnight at Sepilok Nature Resort.

Included

Land Transfer To Sandakan • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation at Sepilok Nature Resort

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 14
Sandakan / Lankayan Island

From Sepilok Nature Resort, we will transfer you to Sandakan Jetty for an approximately 1 hour boat transfer to Lankayan Island. Check-in upon arrival and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Included

Land & Boat Transfer To Lankayan Island • Accommodation at Lankayan Island Resort [Beach Chalet]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 15-16
Lankayan Island

Sunbath, snorkel or just spend the day at leisure at Lankayan Island. Enjoy a warm dip in the water and drink in the serenity of the island.

Included

Accommodation at Lankayan Island Resort [Beach Chalet]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 17
Lankayan / Departure

Depart to the mainland after breakfast and followed by the transfer to Sandakan Airport to catch your departure flight home.

Included

Boat Transfer to Sandakan Jetty • Airport Transfers

Meals

Breakfast

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Upgrade to Deluxe Villa – Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Add: MYR 720 per person

Upgrade from Superior Room to Deluxe Villa at Sukau Rainforest Lodge. With this upgrade, guests can enjoy the newly built rooms designed with exquisite Borneo ambiance (includes air-con, wifi and hearty meals served in buffet style). Guests staying in Deluxe Villa rooms will additionally be upgraded to return boat transfer from Sandakan to Sukau (instead of by road). Via this route, guests also have an opportunity to spot long-nosed monkeys (Proboscis Monkey), world oldest monkeys (Macaque) and other wildlife during the 2-hour ride.


Your booking is only finally confirmed when we send you a confirmation and deposit is received. All bookings are subject to availability at the time of booking.

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Add: MYR 190 per room per night

Replace Deluxe Room and upgrade to Deluxe Seaview Room at Shangri La’s Rasa Ria Resort. With this upgrade, guests will experience one of the most spacious room in the resort with beach and sea views across landscaped gardens. Guests staying in Deluxe Seaview Room will be given a split-level layout with day bed which further compliment by Shangri-La Rasa Ria very own premium toiletries. In-room entertainment with Vision 4 System also included.


Your booking is only finally confirmed when we send you a confirmation and deposit is received. All bookings are subject to availability at the time of booking.

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Package Details


Based on minimum 2 adults.
High Season Surcharges:

Sukau Rainforest Lodge:
01 Jul – 31 Aug @ MYR 180 / person (For Adult & Child)

Grandis Hotel:
15 Jul - 31 Aug | 30 Sep - 07 Oct | 22 Dec - 01 Jan | 24 - 30 Jan @ MYR 130 / Room / Night

We accept payments with currencies below :
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Package excludes
Flight tickets, Camera fee,
Alcoholic drinks, Malaysia Tourism Tax
Prices valid until 31 Mar 2020


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Optional Upgrades


Upgrade to Villa Room – Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Add: MYR 725 per adult
MYR 360 per child

Upgrade to Deluxe Sea View – Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort
Add: MYR 190 per room per night


Your booking is only finally confirmed when we send you a confirmation and deposit is received. All bookings are subject to availability at the time of booking.