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

Borneo Highlights – Wildlife & Beach Luxury

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  • Duration: 10 days
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    • Price from: MYR 4895 , Select your currency:  USD 1126
      •  USD 1126
      •  EUR 1028
      •  GBP 881
      •  AUD 1517
      •  CAD 1566

This is one of our most popular packages that includes two of the most famous places in Borneo. 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 at the beautiful Dalit Beach. The perfect combination of Wildlife and Luxury!

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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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 Orangutan 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 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 to Sandakan jetty for two-and-a-half hours boat ride to the multi award-winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge, along Sabah's longest river, the Kinabatangan River. This gives you the opportunity to go birdwatching and wildlife-spotting in the virgin mangrove area, wetland and rainforest habitats.

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 the famous Bornean pygmy elephants, orang utans, proboscis monkeys and all eight species of hornbills in Borneo.

Return for 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 most Unique Lodges in the World.

Included

Entrance Sepilok Orangutan Centre • Boat 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 and hot Sabah tea!

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, proceed to have an educational tour at our own in-house Hornbill Boardwalk, located behind the lodge with our in-house naturalist.

In the afternoon, you will proceed to have another river cruise for more wildlife sighting. Overnight stay at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

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, return to Sandakan by boat. From Sandakan, you will take your flight to Kota Kinabalu. Upon arrival in Kota Kinabalu, we will meet and transfer you to Rasa Ria Resort and Spa.

Included

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

Meals

Breakfast

Day 6
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Free and easy at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort. Enjoy and relax by the poolside or soak up the sun on the beautiful beach. The hotel is also home to a number of award-winning restaurants.

Included

Deluxe Sea View Room - 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.

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

Included

Deluxe Sea View Room - 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 Sea View Room - Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 9
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

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

Included

Deluxe Sea View Room - Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort

Meals

Breakfast

Day 10
Departure Kota Kinabalu

It is time to say good bye to Borneo! 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

Price information
Price

MYR 4895 / person (min 2 people)

MYR 2895 / person (Single room surcharge)

MYR 1145 / child (2 - 11 years)

Please contact us if you are a single traveller.


High Season Surcharges:

01 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017 @ MYR 650

21 Dec 2017 - 04 Jan 2018 @ MYR 500

16 Feb 2018 - 22 Dec 2018 @ MYR 500

We accept payments in the following currencies: MYR, USD, EUR, GBP, AUD, CAD, NZD, SGD, DKK, SEK and NOK.

Please contact us for prices in mentioned currencies.


Package excludes:

Flights Tickets

Prices valid until 31 Mar 2018
Tours Designed for Independent Travellers
We have especially tailor-made our tours to suit the independent travelers who are not inclined to follow big groups – you are free to select the starting date of your tour based on your preference. We are also able to customize your tour packages and accommodate your special requests accordingly.
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