Borneo's Jungles & Orang Utans

  

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Days 1-2: Malta to Sandakan
Depart Malta on your scheduled, overnight flight to Sandakan Airport. On arrival on day two, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Sandakan to explore at leisure.

Day 3: (Breakfast, Lunch Included) Sandakan
This morning meet Borneo’s most famous residents at the Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Stop at the Sun Bear Conservation Centre to meet the world’s smallest bears, before reaching the Rainforest Discovery Centre; exhibiting native flora and fauna.

Day 4: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included) Sandakan to Sukau
Begin today exploring the intricate Gomantong Caves, home to over a million wrinkle-lipped bats suspended from the 130ft limestone ceiling. Travel to your lodge in Sukau before a late afternoon cruise to witness proboscis monkeys, leaping from great heights into the Menanggul River with an amusing belly flop.

Day 5: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included) Sukau
Enjoy a motorboat cruise along Malaysia’s second longest river, the Kinabatangan. Reach the tranquil Kelenanap river bend to spot Rhinoceros Hornbill, extraordinary birds famed for their peculiar beaks. Return to Sukau for an evening at leisure.

Day 6: (Breakfast, Lunch Included) Sukau to Kota Kinabalu
Travel back to Sandakan and visit the spectacular Puu Jih Shih Temple, a Buddhist place of worship with a striking Oriental design. After lunch fly to Kota Kinabalu.

Day 7: (Breakfast, Lunch Included) Kota Kinabalu
This morning, discover the home of five tribes at the Mari Mari Cultural Village to gain a fascinating insight into Borneo’s indigenous people, the Mari Mari. Following lunch explore Kota Kinanalu at leisure; study the captivating exhibits of Sabah Museum, wander aromatic night markets to enjoy delicious street eats or head to the grand Imago Mall for a unique South East Asian shopping experience.

Day 8: (Breakfast, Lunch Included) Kota Kinabalu
Journey to Kinabalu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia’s highest mountain. Enjoy a guided nature trek to spot Borneo’s dynamic biodiversity including tiny mouse-deer, playful gibbon troops and the unusual Nepenthes rajah, a carnivorous plant that attracts birds and small mammals into its deadly urn shaped trap. Continue to the nearby Poring Hot Springs to relax in the warm baths before traversing a 134ft Menggaris tree canopy walkway, which provides a breathtaking view across one of the oldest rainforests in the world. Travel back to Kota Kinabalu for your final evening in Borneo.

Day 9: (Breakfast Included) Kota Kinabalu to Malta.
Transfer to Kota Kinabalu airport for your flight back to Malta.

It is the responsibility of the customer to verify and ensure that the person/s travelling are in possession of valid passports at least 6 months from travelling date, appropriate visas & any vaccinations required.



TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit an Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and the Sun Bear Conservation Centre

  • Explore the Gomantong Caves

  • View the magnificent Puu Jih Shih Temple

  • Cruise the winding Kinabatangan River in search of unique wildlife

  • Visit traditional Mari Mari cultural village

  • Trek through the Kinabalu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 

    

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DEPARTURES & PRICES

 

OUR PACKAGES INCLUDE
7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 2 dinners
Fully escorted tour with local English speaking guides throughout
Return flights from Malta to Borneo
All internal travel including flights and air-conditioned/heated transportation
Accommodation, 6 excursions and entry fees to all sights



2017FROM
19 APR €2769
10 MAY €2769
05 JUL €2839
20 SEP €2639
11 OCT €2399
06 DEC €2839

 

2018FROM
07 FEB €2749

14 MAR

€2749
18 APR

€2799

13 JUN

€2709

04 JUL €2879
12 SEP €2639
10 OCT €2399
14 NOV €2579


  

Single supplement for the main tour starts from just €419


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