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Classic Borneo

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Classic Borneo

Head into lush jungles, float down wandering rivers and through beautiful Borneo’s vibrant villages. There’s no doubt that this adventure in Borneo will find its way into your heart and leave you with unforgettable memories.  

  • Style: Guided Small Group Adventure Tour
  • Duration: 10 days/9 nights
  • Starts in: Kota Kinabalu
Guide Price £1595
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
  • A guided walk on the trails of Mt Kinabalu National Park and access to the Mount Kinabalu Botanical Garden
  • Wildlife spotting cruise in the Kinabatangan River
  • Guided jungle walk in the Kinabatangan River
  • Visit to the Sandakan War Memorial
  • See the Gomantong Caves
  • Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and see the Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary at Labuk Bay
  • Snorkeling Trip in Tunku Abdul National Marine Park

Day 1  Kota Kinabalu  
Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6pm. If you have any free time beforehand, why not get out and explore this intriguing city that was born between the Borneo jungle and the South China Sea.    

Day 2  Kota Kinabalu to Kudasang  
Tuck into a home cooked lunch, then stretch your legs with a stroll through the unspoiled wilderness of Mt Kinabalu National Park. There are many walking trails where you can bird watch and perhaps explore the Mt Kinabalu Botanical Garden, an excellent showcase of the diverse plant life on the mountain.  

Days 3-4  Kudasang to the Kinabatangan River  
Continue to your jungle lodge, located next to the Kinabatangan River, an ideal place to relax and take in the lush surrounds. In the afternoon take a river cruise, keeping your eyes peeled for wild elephants, crocodiles, proboscis monkeys and orangutans. On day four take a walk to an indigenous community to discover some of Borneo’s diverse cultural heritage.  

Day 5  Kinabatangan River to Sandakan
Today, visit the cathedral-like Gomantong Caves before reaching Sandakan. Learn about the city’s past at the Sandakan War Memorial, which marks the starting point of the tragic Sandakan Death Marches.    

Day 6  Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary  
This morning, transfer to the Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary, set up to help reintroduce these wonderful creatures back into the wild. Watch these charming creatures as they swing into view and see young orangutans in their nursery as they learn to climb on a specially constructed jungle gym.  

Days 7-8  Sandakan to Manukan Island  
Today fly to Kota Kinabalu before a short boat ride to Manukan Island. The rest of day seven is free for you to swim or explore the island at your leisure. On day eight, enjoy a snorkelling trip to an array of coral and brightly coloured marine life before a relaxing afternoon in this stunning slice of paradise.  

Days 9-10  Manukan Island to Kota Kinabalu  
Return to the mainland and take an optional activity. Perhaps visit the intriguing Mari Mari Cultural Village, or visit the Sabah Museum to learn about Sabah’s past. You tour ends after breakfast on day 10.  

Frequent departures Jan - Dec 2020, Jan - Dec 2021 & Jan 2022.  

Guide Price £1595
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
  • Flight in Borneo
  • Arrival transfer in Kota Kinabalu
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation and 2 nights jungle lodge
  • 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 2 dinners
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/02/2020 to 07/01/2022. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
Classic Borneo

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