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Highlights of Borneo & Kuala Lumpur
This tour showcases the very best of Borneo’s incredible wildlife and culture before concluding in the vibrant metropolis of Kuala Lumpur.
- Style: Private Tour (Private Tour)
- Duration: 13 days/12 nights
- Starts in: Sandakan
Guide Price £2098
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Kinabatangan River
- Bako National Park
- Kuala Lumpur
Day 1 Sandakan to Sepilok
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel in nearby Sepilok.
Day 2 Sepilok to Kinabatangan River
Start today with a visit to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre which aims to increase awareness of this loveable species of bear. After, head to nearby Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre to observe these amazing animals in their natural environment and learn about their ongoing rehabilitation. Later transfer to the Kinabatangan River and embark on an afternoon cruise in search of wildlife.
Day 3 Kinabatangan River
Enjoy a sunrise boat trip to experience the sights and sounds of the rainforest coming to life. This afternoon embark on a second river cruise to the lower reaches of the Kinabatangan River, you may be lucky enough to spot the bizarre looking proboscis monkey!
Day 4 Kinabatangan River to Kota Kinabalu
Transfer to Sandakan and fly to Kota Kinabalu, the capital of the state of Sabah. Upon arrival visit the Sabah Museum and transfer to your hotel.
Day 5 Kota Kinabalu to Kuching
This morning fly to Kuching and enjoy some time at leisure before relaxing on a sunset river cruise.
Day 6 Kuching
Explore the charming colonial city centre on foot followed by an afternoon at leisure.
Day 7 Kuching to Sri Aman
Visit Semenggoh Wildlife Centre in time for the orangutans’ morning feeding session. After, drive through rural Sarawak, stopping en route for lunch at the small town of Lachau, on route to your hotel in Sri Aman.
Day 8 Batang Ai National Park
This morning depart for Batang Ai. From here, board a traditional longboat and journay on the Batang Ai River to an Iban longhouse. After a traditional welcome, learn about daily life in the jungle and enjoy a tasty lunch. This afternoon return to your hotel.
Day 9 Sri Aman to Kuching
After a leisurely breakfast, depart by road to Kuching, arriving in the city late afternoon.
Day 10 Bako National Park
Today drive to the village of Bako for a short boat ride into Bako National Park, the oldest of Sarawak’s national parks. There are many nature trails to explore offering fantastic wildlife viewing opportunities. After lunch return to Kuching.
Day 11 Kuching to Kuala Lumpur
This morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Kuala Lumpur. Upon arrival enjoy a photo stop tour of some of the city’s main sights en route to your hotel.
Day 12 Kuala Lumpur
Explore Malaysia’s vibrant capital on a morning walking tour including a visit to a bustling local market, Chinatown and the Masjid Jamek Mosque, one of the oldest buildings in Kuala Lumpur. Spend the final afternoon of your trip relaxing or why not indulge in some last minute retail therapy!
Day 13 Kuala Lumpur
Transfer to the airport.
Additional Options:We offer a range of experiences that can be added to any of our tours to suit your interests. Why not try white water rafting on the Kiulu River near Kota Kinabalu or learn about the exotic Malaysian spices at a cooking class in Kuala Lumpur? Speak to your travel consultant for more ideas.
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Private vehicle & driver and private guide (except Kinabatangan
- River and Bako NP where all activities are shared)
- Flights as detailed
- 10 nights hotel & 2 nights simple lodge accommodation
- 12 breakfasts, 8 lunches & 2 dinners
- International flights
Please Note:Bako National Park is not accessible between December and February.
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