Our Borneo holiday invites you to explore this magical place and to see Orangutans and Sun Bears, once captured but now rescued and cared for.
A Fantastic tour, taking in a wide range of sights and activities.
It can be tailor made to your requirements and duration can be changed and we can get a quote on your exact requirements.
Below is an example:
01 Arrival in Kota Kinabalu Upon arrival, meet and transfer to hotel. Overnight Hyatt Regency Kota Kinabalu.
Day 02 Poring Hot Spring and Kinabalu National Park – 3-hour drive to Poring Hot Spring. En route, make a stop local handicrafts. Upon arrival at Poring proceed to the canopy walkway for a chance to observe wildlife and the trees from 100 feet above the forest floor. Afterwards take a dip in one of the soothing, hot mineral springs set in beautifully landscaped gardens. Proceed to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kinabalu Park. Explore the mountain gardens – home to many species of orchids, pitcher plants, birds, insects and butterflies before returning to Kota Kinabalu in the late afternoon. Overnight at Hyatt Regency Kota Kinabalu.
Day 03 Kota Kinabalu – Lahad Datu – Tabin Wildlife Resort Pick-up and transfer to the airport for flight to Lahad Datu ,transfer to Tabin Wildlife Reserve . Check into the charming timber bungalow of Tabin Wildlife Resort, which comes complete with private balcony and hot water shower The resort is set in the rainforest alongside the Lipad River and a variety of birds, insects and even small mammals can be sighted quite easily in the vicinity. Discover the rich variety of jungle herbs, some endemic. In the afternoon embark on a short trek through the jungle for twenty minutes arriving at – the Lipad mud volcano. After dinner, enjoy a Night Safari to look out for nocturnal wildlife and birds. Overnight at Tabin Wildlife Resort.
Day 04 Lipad Waterfall You may join the early morning bird walk to discover some of Tabin’s rich collection of almost 300 bird species. After breakfast, trek through the lush green rainforest to the Lipad Waterfall. Take a dip in the natural pool. In the afternoon you may wish to try out the Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak made with a natural blend of herbs, to relax tired muscles after long jungle treks. In the evening, go on a dusk drive to look for nocturnal wildlife. Overnight at Tabin Wildlife Resort.
Day 05 Tabin Wildlife Resort – Lahad Datu – Sandakan – go overland to Sukau. Arrive at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. Go on a river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to the Menanggul River in search proboscis monkeys, birds, reptiles and other wildlife. Overnight stay at the Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge .
Day 06 Oxbow Lake – Gamantong – Sukau – Menanggul River – Take a boat trip for bird watching and wildlife viewing at the nearby Ox Bow Lake. ,return to the lodge for breakfast. depart for Gamantong Cave, the largest birds nests cave in Sabah, famous for their swift lets and their edible nests, then another river cruise down the Menanggul River in search of wildlife. Return to the lodge at dusk. Overnight at the Kinabatangan Riverside lodge
Day 07 MY Nature Resort – Night walk After breakfast depart the lodge and return to Sandakan by road. Check-in and MY Nature Resort. This resort is set in 25 acres of rainforest bordering the Sepilok forest reserve, Afternoon is free at own leisure. Check in to your chalet and have lunch at the resort’s restaurant. Relax in the resort’s rainforest setting or have a swim in the pool. Red giant flying squirrels are resident within the grounds of MY Nature Resort. After dinner go on guided night walk on the resort’s boardwalk . Overnight at MY Nature Resort.
Day 08 Sepilok – Rainforest Discovery Centre After breakfast, visit the Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary where captive orangutans are reintroduced into the wild. You will be able to observe them at their feeding stations in the rainforest and at the nursery . Watch the feeding session then proceed to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre . This centre rescues captured sun bears and is involved in sun bear conservation, welfare rehabilitation and education. Over 30 sun bears live at the centre . Have lunch MY Nature Resort. Proceed to the Rainforest Discovery Centre, an education centre located within the Kabili Sepilok Forest Reserve. The focus of this excursion is to experience the rainforest from high. Walk to the centre’s 147 metres long canopy walkway, which is up to 28 metres above the forest floor in places. The walkway and towers offer a unique way of seeing Sabah’s rainforest and are an excellent place for bird watching. Over 250 species of birds are found here. Dinner and overnight at MY Nature Resort.
Day 09 Selingan Island Pick-up and transfer to the jetty .Trip by speedboat to Selingan Turtle Island. Check in at one of the chalets lunch at the restaurant. The afternoon is free for relaxing, bird watching or for snorkeling. In the evening, a park ranger will escort you to watch one of the green turtles that have come ashore to lay their eggs. Stay overnight
Day 10 Departure or extend stay Early breakfast on the island, depart Selingan by boat for Sandakan. Arrive at Sandakan jetty and transfer to the airport.
Price: based on twin sharing basis from £1578 per person
The above rates is inclusive of; – Tours and transfers, most Meals ,accommodation as stated- 02 nights Hyatt Regency Kota Kinabalu, 02nights Tabin Wildlife Resort , 02 nights Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge , 02 nights My Nature Resort 01 night Selingan Island ,entrances fees – English Speaking Guide.
Price from £1395 per person
• The above experience can be customised to suit your requirements
• We offer Hotels from 3 stars to 5 stars as well as self catering where possible
• Number of nights are flexible
• Please contact us for your bespoke quote