• Baby elephant at the Kinabatangan River
  • Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

Borneo Highlights – Wildlife and Beach Luxury

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  • Duration: 10 days
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    • Price from: MYR 4685 ,
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This package is one of our most popular packages that includes two of the most famous places in Borneo. It is the perfect combination of wildlife and a luxurious resort for your vacation trip! You will start your journey at the multi-award-winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge and experience the amazing wildlife along the Kinabatangan River. Finish your tour at the 5-Star Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort and enjoy your relaxing moments at the beautiful scenery of Dalit Beach.

Included: 9 nights accommodation, Sukau Rainforest Lodge, Deluxe – Sea View Room Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort, Meals as stated, English speaking tour guide

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Tour Overview


  • Day 01: Arrival Sandakan
  • Day 02: Sepilok Nature Resort
  • Day 03: Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre / Sukau Rainforest Lodge
  • Day 04: Kinabatangan River
  • Day 05: Sandakan / Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort
  • Day 06: Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort
  • Day 07: Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort
  • Day 08: Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort
  • Day 09: Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort
  • Day 10: Departure Kota Kinabalu

  • Distance Instructions
  • Distance Instructions
Day 1
Arrival Sandakan

Upon arrival at the Sandakan International Airport, we will meet you and transfer you to your accommodation at the Sepilok Nature Resort.

Included

Airport pick-up • Accommodation at Sepilok Nature Resort

Day 2
Sepilok Nature Resort

Free at leisure at the Sepilok Nature Resort. Within walking distance of the resort, you will find the Rainforest Discovery Centre, Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre.

Optional Tour Day 2 (Not included): Selingan (Turtle) Island Addtional MYR 850 / Person

We will pick you up from the Sepilok Nature Resort and transfer you to the Sandakan Jetty to catch a one-hour boat ride to Selingan Island.

Check-in into the chalet and spend the day at leisure, swimming or snorkeling. After dinner, you will be divided into small groups while waiting for the signal from the park ranger for the appropriate time to see the green turtle laying eggs on the beach.

You will also have the opportunity to witness the eggs being transferred to the turtle hatchery from the nesting site and witness the release of the baby turtles onto the shore. Overnight stay at the island chalet.

Includes:

Boat transfer to Selingan Island - Entrance fees - English speaking guide - Chalet accommodation at Selingan Island - Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast

Included

Accommodation at Sepilok Nature Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 3
Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre / Sukau Rainforest Lodge

After breakfast, you will visit the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Watch a short video documentary of the rehabilitation activities before taking a stroll on the boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to witness the feeding of the Orang Utan at 10.00am.

After lunch, transfer by land to the multi-award-winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge, along Sabah's longest river, the Kinabatangan River. It offers you comfort & luxury lodge amid the Borneo Rainforest while retaining an Eco-Lodge ethos.

After checking in and enjoying your afternoon refreshment, you will go on a river cruise in search of some of the 10 primate species. Sukau is home to many Borneo magnificent wildlife such as the famous Bornean pygmy elephants, Orang Utans, proboscis monkeys and all eight species of hornbills in Borneo.

Return for a solar-heated hot shower, candle-lit dinner overlooking the riverbanks, followed by slideshow presentation and nature interpretation by a naturalist guide.

Overnight stay at the newly renovated 20-room Sukau Rainforest Lodge, which in 2015 was awarded by National Geographic to be one of the Unique Lodges in the World.

Included

Entrance Sepilok Orangutan Centre • Land Transfer to Sukau Rainforest Lodge • Stay at Sukau Rainforest Lodge • River Cruise • English Speaking Guide

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 4
Kinabatangan River

Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills, enjoy your soothing hot Sabah tea in the morning!

At 6.00am, you will go on a morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, you will have an educational tour at our own in-house Hornbill Boardwalk, located behind the lodge with our in-house naturalist. Hornbill Boardwalk is the longest covered boardwalk in Borneo and includes two elephant passes, which built along the migration route.

In the afternoon, you will proceed to have another river cruise on the Kinabatangan River for more wildlife sighting and indulge yourself with the peaceful tropical nature. Overnight stay at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge and get a rest for tomorrow.

Included

River Cruises • Stay Sukau Rainforest Lodge • English Speaking Guide

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 5
Sandakan / Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

After breakfast, you will return to Sandakan by land. From Sandakan, you will take your flight to Kota Kinabalu. Upon arrival in Kota Kinabalu, we will meet and transfer you to 5-Star Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort and Spa.

Included

English speaking guide • Land transfer to Sandakan • Transfer to Sandakan Airport • Deluxe Garden View - Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 6
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Enjoy your free and easy at Rasa Ria Resort. Take your moments to relax by the poolside or sunbathing on the beautiful breezy beach. Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria hotel is also home to several award-winning restaurants.

Included

Deluxe Garden View - Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 7
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Free and easy at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort. If you want to pamper yourself, the resort is home to an award-winning Spa where you can lie back and decompress.

For a golfing enthusiast, you will find a haven at the Dalit Bay Golf & Country club bordered by the Tambalang and Mengkabong rivers that offers you an 18-hole championship golf course. You will tee-off with stunning views of Mount Kinabalu in the backdrop.

Included

Deluxe Garden View - Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 8
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Free and easy at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort. The resort offers many activities for its guests and also has its own Nature Reserve.

Included

Deluxe Garden View - Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 9
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Have a free and easy at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort. The resort has a daily shuttle service to Kota Kinabalu, which is located 45 minutes' drive away. Kota Kinabalu offers many great shopping malls such as Imago shopping mall, where you can do the last-minute shopping before it's time to go home.

Included

Deluxe Garden View - Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 10
Departure Kota Kinabalu

It is time to say goodbye to Borneo! You will transfer to Kota Kinabalu Airport.
It is also possible to extend the length of your stay or go to another destination. Please contact us to customize your package.

Included

Airport Transfer

Meals

Breakfast

Tour Overview


  • Day 01: Arrival Sandakan
  • Day 02: Sepilok Nature Resort
  • Day 03: Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre / Sukau Rainforest Lodge
  • Day 04: Kinabatangan River
  • Day 05: Sandakan / Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort
  • Day 06: Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort
  • Day 07: Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort
  • Day 08: Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort
  • Day 09: Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort
  • Day 10: Departure Kota Kinabalu

  • Distance Instructions
  • Distance Instructions
Day 1
Arrival Sandakan

Upon arrival at the Sandakan International Airport, we will meet you and transfer you to your accommodation at the Sepilok Nature Resort.

Included

Airport pick-up • Accommodation at Sepilok Nature Resort

Day 2
Sepilok Nature Resort

Free at leisure at the Sepilok Nature Resort. Within walking distance of the resort, you will find the Rainforest Discovery Centre, Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre.

Optional Tour Day 2 (Not included): Selingan (Turtle) Island Addtional MYR 850 / Person

We will pick you up from the Sepilok Nature Resort and transfer you to the Sandakan Jetty to catch a one-hour boat ride to Selingan Island.

Check-in into the chalet and spend the day at leisure, swimming or snorkeling. After dinner, you will be divided into small groups while waiting for the signal from the park ranger for the appropriate time to see the green turtle laying eggs on the beach.

You will also have the opportunity to witness the eggs being transferred to the turtle hatchery from the nesting site and witness the release of the baby turtles onto the shore. Overnight stay at the island chalet.

Includes:

Boat transfer to Selingan Island - Entrance fees - English speaking guide - Chalet accommodation at Selingan Island - Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast

Included

Accommodation at Sepilok Nature Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 3
Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre / Sukau Rainforest Lodge

After breakfast, you will visit the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Watch a short video documentary of the rehabilitation activities before taking a stroll on the boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to witness the feeding of the Orang Utan at 10.00am.

After lunch, transfer by land to the multi-award-winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge, along Sabah's longest river, the Kinabatangan River. It offers you comfort & luxury lodge amid the Borneo Rainforest while retaining an Eco-Lodge ethos.

After checking in and enjoying your afternoon refreshment, you will go on a river cruise in search of some of the 10 primate species. Sukau is home to many Borneo magnificent wildlife such as the famous Bornean pygmy elephants, Orang Utans, proboscis monkeys and all eight species of hornbills in Borneo.

Return for a solar-heated hot shower, candle-lit dinner overlooking the riverbanks, followed by slideshow presentation and nature interpretation by a naturalist guide.

Overnight stay at the newly renovated 20-room Sukau Rainforest Lodge, which in 2015 was awarded by National Geographic to be one of the Unique Lodges in the World.

Included

Entrance Sepilok Orangutan Centre • Land Transfer to Sukau Rainforest Lodge • Stay at Sukau Rainforest Lodge • River Cruise • English Speaking Guide

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 4
Kinabatangan River

Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills, enjoy your soothing hot Sabah tea in the morning!

At 6.00am, you will go on a morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, you will have an educational tour at our own in-house Hornbill Boardwalk, located behind the lodge with our in-house naturalist. Hornbill Boardwalk is the longest covered boardwalk in Borneo and includes two elephant passes, which built along the migration route.

In the afternoon, you will proceed to have another river cruise on the Kinabatangan River for more wildlife sighting and indulge yourself with the peaceful tropical nature. Overnight stay at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge and get a rest for tomorrow.

Included

River Cruises • Stay Sukau Rainforest Lodge • English Speaking Guide

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 5
Sandakan / Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

After breakfast, you will return to Sandakan by land. From Sandakan, you will take your flight to Kota Kinabalu. Upon arrival in Kota Kinabalu, we will meet and transfer you to 5-Star Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort and Spa.

Included

English speaking guide • Land transfer to Sandakan • Transfer to Sandakan Airport • Deluxe Garden View - Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 6
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Enjoy your free and easy at Rasa Ria Resort. Take your moments to relax by the poolside or sunbathing on the beautiful breezy beach. Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria hotel is also home to several award-winning restaurants.

Included

Deluxe Garden View - Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 7
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Free and easy at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort. If you want to pamper yourself, the resort is home to an award-winning Spa where you can lie back and decompress.

For a golfing enthusiast, you will find a haven at the Dalit Bay Golf & Country club bordered by the Tambalang and Mengkabong rivers that offers you an 18-hole championship golf course. You will tee-off with stunning views of Mount Kinabalu in the backdrop.

Included

Deluxe Garden View - Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 8
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Free and easy at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort. The resort offers many activities for its guests and also has its own Nature Reserve.

Included

Deluxe Garden View - Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 9
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Have a free and easy at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort. The resort has a daily shuttle service to Kota Kinabalu, which is located 45 minutes' drive away. Kota Kinabalu offers many great shopping malls such as Imago shopping mall, where you can do the last-minute shopping before it's time to go home.

Included

Deluxe Garden View - Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 10
Departure Kota Kinabalu

It is time to say goodbye to Borneo! You will transfer to Kota Kinabalu Airport.
It is also possible to extend the length of your stay or go to another destination. Please contact us to customize your package.

Included

Airport Transfer

Meals

Breakfast

Borneo Highlights – Wildlife & Beach Luxury (Contact Form)

Add-on Selingan (Turtle) Island
Add: MYR 850 per person

Day 2 - Visit Turtle Island, one of the world oldest breeding ground for the ancient Green Sea Turtle and experience the amazing sea turtles when they lay their eggs at night. This tour also gives you chance to witness a rare occasion such as turtle landings during twilight. Best of all, guests will be able to release a basket of hatchling along the sandy beach shores and watch them paddling into the open sea.


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.

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.

Upgrade to Deluxe Sea View - Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort
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.

Borneo Highlights – Wildlife & Beach Luxury

Package Details


Based on minimum 2 adults.
Rasa Ria Resort High Season Surcharges:

Season From Date Price
High Season 18-04-2019 24-04-19 MYR 110 / Room / Night
High Season 01-07-19 25-07-19 MYR 110 / Room / Night
Peak Season 26-07-19 25-08-19 MYR 235 / Room / Night
Peak Season 29-09-19 05-10-19 MYR 235 / Room / Night
High Season 23-12-19 26-12-19 MYR 110 / Room / Night
Peak Season 27-12-19 02-01-20 MYR 235 / Room / Night
Peak Season 24-01-20 30-01-20 MYR 235 / Room / Night
High Season 31-01-20 02-02-20 MYR 110 / Room / Night

Based on minimum 2 adults.
Sukau Rainforest Lodge High Season Surcharges:

Season From Date Price
High Season 01-07-19 31-08-19 MYR 180 / Adult / Child


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Package excludes
Flights Tickets
Prices valid until 31 Mar 2020


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Optional Upgrades


Add-on Selingan (Turtle) Island
Add: MYR 850 per person

Upgrade to Deluxe Villa - 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.