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Borneo Wildlife

$4300 $3655

per person

This is an adventure into a real equatorial rainforest that many nature lovers long for. A quintessential Malaysian Borneo experience playing with orangutans and observing sun bears at wildlife sanctuaries. Awe at pygmy elephants, big nose proboscis monkeys, exotic colorful tropical flowers, beautiful butterflies and chirpy birds on your treks and river cruises. Our adventures don’t stop at sunset, with after dark excursions to see nocturnal animals. There is no “roughing it” on this tour, rest and recharge every night at comfy eco-friendly resorts. Last but not the least, spend a day swimming, snorkeling or just relaxing on the islands off the South China Sea.
Best of all, this is a great family adventure for young and old.

7 Days, 6 Nights: Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan, Sukau, Danum, Lahad Datu  ✦  Customizable Private Tour

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS TOUR

Canopy Walk In Sepilok, Sabah, the Malaysian part of Borneo. An early morning with fog. Rainforest trees.

Tropical Rainforest

It’s a jungle out there! Malaysian Borneo has some of the world’s most wildlife-rich equatorial rainforests. Rainforest walks, river boat rides and eco-lodges offer travelers many ways to get in touch with nature and admire the many beautiful orchids and other unique flora and fauna.

Jungle Wildlife

Borneo will make your wildest naturist dreams come true. Get a glimpse of a wild orangutan or proboscis monkey swinging through the jungle canopy.  Do you dare to lock eyes with a pygmy elephant, clouded leopard or saltwater crocodile? After dark, see nocturnal animals and birds on the hunt for food.

Central Bornean Orangutan on the tree
Grilled seafood in the market in Kota Kinabalu, Sarawak

Culinary Melting Pot

The many ethnic and cultural backgrounds of Borneo’s peoples mean the island’s cuisines are as wide-ranging as they are delicious. Fresh lobsters and fish at Chinese restaurants, delicious satay smells waft from smoky stalls at Malay night markets and spicy sambal sauces that set your taste buds on fire.

    1

    Kota Kinabalu

    Welcome to Sabah! One of the two Malaysian states on Borneo, the third largest island in the world. Your driver will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to relax and enjoy the hotel or explore this state capital on your own. Kota Kinabalu is a coastal city partly surrounded by rainforest. It's known for its bustling markets, modern boardwalk, beaches and waterfront Kota Kinabalu City Mosque. Enjoy grilled satays and fresh seafood at the night market.
    2

    Kota Kinabalu | Island Hopping

    Today is island hopping day. We will visit Manukan island and Sapi island, part of Tunku Abdul Marine Park. With crystal clear waters, it was easy to see all the colorful fish without even putting a mask on. The snorkeling is fantastic. There are easy hiking trails and tasty food.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    TURQUOISE SEE-THROUGH WATER
    A short boat trip from Kota Kinabalu. Swim, snorkel or just chill out.

    3

    Kota Kinabalu - Sandakan - Sukau | Rainforest Wildlife

    Fly to Sandakan today. The world famous Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre rescues orphaned and injured orangutans, there are 60-80 in the reserve. A popular show stopper is the outdoor nursery. See the rescued loveable pint-sized bears at the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. Enjoy a wildlife river cruise at Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary and be on the lookout for elephants, orangutans, proboscis monkeys, macaques, gibbons, otters, crocodiles and colorful birds. The river itself is populated by freshwater sharks, crocodiles, stingrays and a great variety of fish species. Followed by a river cruise to Menanggul River. Then relax in a river side lodge in Sukau.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast    Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.  Lunch      Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way. Dinner

    PROBOSCIS MONKEY
    The males have a larger nose than the females, and they use it to attract females.

    SUN BEAR (HONEY BEAR)
    The smallest bears in the world are only found in Southeast Asia.

    KINABATANGAN RIVERSIDE LODGE
    Offers easy access to the rain forest and wildlife.

    4

    Sukau | River Cruise, Cave Excursion

    Today take a river cruise to Oxbow Lake. The river cruise is the quintessential experience on a holiday in Borneo. There’s something magical about watching the sunrise with wild monkeys swinging through the trees. Oxbow Lake is one of the main sites for short treks in this area. Explore Gomantong Cave, it is the largest bird's nests cave in Sabah. Edible bird’s nests are a Chinese delicacy.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast    Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.  Lunch      Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way. Dinner

    LONG-TAILED MACAQUE
    Also known as the crab-eating macaque based on its main diet, fresh crabs on beaches.

    RAFFLESIA
    This largest individual flower on earth has an unpleasant odor of decaying flesh.

    5

    Sukau -Danum Valley | Jungle Trekking, Night Drive

    Transfer to Danum Valley. After check-in, receive an introduction to the rainforest on the Nature Trail and the Canopy Walkway. In the evening, a special treat for naturists is the night drive on an open-air truck in search of nocturnal animals and insects. Your chance to spot leopard cats, civets, slow loris and flying squirrels amongst the many creatures of the night.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast    Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.  Lunch      Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way. Dinner

    DANUM VALLEY CANOPY WALKWAY
    Offer visitors views of the spectacular rainforest from a 1,000 ft long 88 ft high walkway.

    FOREST DRAGON
    Often chooses to sleep at the end of twigs to avoid snakes.

    BORENO RAIN FOREST LODGE
    Next to Danum River flowing through Sabah's largest protected Lowland Rainforest.

    6

    Danum Valley | Jungle Trek, Night Walk

    Your guide leads the trek to the Kadazandusun burial siteCoffin Cliff. We continue to the View Point for a bird’s eye view of the Danum Valley and Borneo’s lowland rainforest area. Descend to the Jacuzzi Pool for a refreshing dip. Or enjoy water tubing in the Danum River.In the evening, if weather permits, enjoy a Night Walk to look for the smaller creatures of the forest. Night walks provide the perfect opportunity to witness the vast diversity of weird and wonderful insects, Western tarsier, slow loris and other reptiles and amphibians of the forest. 
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast   Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.  Lunch      Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way. Dinner

    INSPIRE YOUNG MINDS
    Better than zoo! Orangutan rehabilitation center, river cruises make family excursion convenient.

    TREE-CLIMBING TARSIER
    In addition to the giant eyes, it is capable of bounding off into the night in a single leap.

    7

    Danum Valley - Lahad Datu - Kota Kinabalu | End of Tour

    The tour comes to an end today. You will be transferred to Lahad Datu airport to fly to Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) for your flight home.
    • Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast  Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.  Lunch

    Overview
    Hotels
    Dates & Prices

    Hotel Information

    DestinationPremium Class  
    Kota Kinabalu
    Sukau
    Danum Valley
     Hotels mentioned are subject to availability at the time of reservation.

    Accommodation Classification

    • COMFORT ⭐⭐⭐- 3-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • PREMIUM ⭐⭐⭐⭐- 4-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • LUXURY ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐- 5-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
     

    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Dates & Prices

    Dates & Pricing

    PRIVATE TOURS
    YearTour DatesPremium
    2019Jul 1 – Dec 15$4,300
    2020Jan 10 – Mar 31$4,300
    2020Apr 1 – Dec 15PLEASE CALL
     
     

    Price Details

    • ‣ Daily departures.
    • ‣ Prices are in USD and are inclusive of all applicable taxes but do not include airfare.
    • ‣ Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply during applicable major holidays. Special rates for single travelers or larger groups are available on request - please inquire.
    • ‣ Note that tour prices vary according to season. If your tour straddles two seasons then each portion will be priced according to that season.

    Deposit

    • ‣ A deposit of $500 per person is required upon booking. Full payment to be made 70 days prior to departure date.
    • ‣ Domestic Airfare - Kota Kinabalu to Sandakanto Airfare from: US$25 (Exact fare varies depending on actual booking date)
    • ‣ Domestic Airfare - Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu Airfare from: US$175 (Exact fare varies depending on actual booking date)

    Flight Add-On

    • ‣ We work with all major airlines for the best routes and competitive pricing.
    • ‣ The nearest airport is BKI (Kota Kinabalu International)..
    • ‣ Contact us for more details and pricing.
     

    Inclusions

    • ‣ Airport Transfers, Meet and Greet (private at Kota Kinabalu, shared at other airports)
    • ‣ Hotel Accommodations
    • ‣ Daily Breakfast and Selected Meals (See tour plan for details)
    • ‣ English-speaking Local Guide
    • ‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments & Attractions per Itinerary
    • ‣ All island hopping, treks and river cruises, shared guides and boats

    Exclusions

    • ‣ Air Fare
    • ‣ Travel Insurance
    • ‣ Medical Expenses
    • Visa Fee
    • ‣ Gratuity
    • ‣ Personal Expenses
    • ‣ Malaysia Tourism Tax (MYR 10 per room/night, pay directly to hotel)
     
    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Hotels