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Malaysia, Sabah & Sarawak (14 days)

This tour visits Kuala Lumpur and Malacca, then takes in the beautiful provinces of Sabah and Sarawak in Borneo.

Revised for 2011!

Day 1: Arr. Kuala Lumpur
Arriving Kuala Lumpur our Malaysia representative will be at the airport to welcome you & transfer to your hotel. Today our city tour includes Independence Square, King's Palace, Railway station, Petronas Twin Tower, Chinatown & Golden Triangle etc. Lunch at local restaurant. (L)

Day 2: KL - Batu Caves - KL
This morning we drive to v isit the famous Batu Caves, a limestone hill which has a series of caves and cave temples, and is one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside India, dedicated to Lord Murugan. It is the focal point of the Hindu festival of Thaipusam which attracts over 1.5 million pilgrims yearly, making it one of the largest annual gatherings anywhere in the world. Return to Kuala Lumpur. After lunch rest of day at leisure. Tonight we will take you out to the famous night market in Chinatown & then to the Petronas Twin Towers for the spectacular night view of the city. (B/L)

Day 3: KL - Malacca - KL
This morning we drive for about 2 hours to the old historical city of Malacca. Our full day city tour includes St. Peter's Church, Chinese Hill, Dutch Square, Chinatown & St. Pauls Hill etc. Drive back to Kuala Lumpur in the late afternoon. (B/L)

Day 4: KL - Kuching
Transfer to airport for your flight to Borneo. Arriving Kuching our local representative will be at the airport to welcome you & transfer to your hotel. After lunch at a local restaurant our city tour includes Sarawak Museum, China Town, Chinese Tua Pek Kong temple, Mosque, St. Joseph's Cathedral & the colonial Law Court House etc. About 5pm we embark on a Sunset river cruise. Tonights dinner at local seafood restaurant. (B/L/D)

Day 5: Kuching
This morning we visit the Wind & Fairy Caves. Return to Kuching. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 6: Kuching - Lemanak River Longhouse
This morning we depart for the Lemanak River. On route we stop at Serian Bazar and a pepper farm. On the way we can see orchids and pitcher plants growing in the wild. After lunch at Lachau Trading Center we go to the jetty for a longboat ride to the longhouse. This is a traditional longhouse in which local people live. Afterwards we return to the jetty & drive across to the Batang Ai River to take the boat across the lake to the Batang Ali Longhouse for overnight. A short trek in the forest with canopy walkway at the lodge on arrival if time permits. (B/L/D)

Day 7: Batang Ai - Semenggoh - Kuching
This morning we leave Batang Ali Longhouse by boat back to pier & drive to Semenggoh Orang Utan Sanctuary to see the orang utans at their feeding time. Lunch on route. Afterwards drive back to Kuching & transfer to hotel. (B/L)

Day 8: Kuching
A day trip to Bako National Park to trek in the forest to see proboscis monkey & blue-fiddler crabs etc. Packed lunch is included. (B/L)

Day 9: Kuching - Kota Kinabalu
Transfer to airport for your flight to Kota Kinabalu. Arriving K.Kinabalu our local representative will be at the airport to welcome you & transfer to your hotel. After lunch at local restaurant city tour includes Signal Hill, Yayasan Sabah building, water village in Kampung Mengkabong, Market, Chinese temple, State Mosque & Sabah State Museum etc. Tonight's dinner at fish village seafood restaurant. (B/L/D)

Day 10: Kota Kinabalu - Kinabalu National Park - Kota Kinabalu
Full day trip to Poring Hot Spring & Kinabalu National Park including trekking in rain and cloud forest & canopy walkway. (B/L)

Day 11 Kota Kinabalu - Sandakan - Sukau
Transfer to airport for your flight to Sandakan. Pick up & about 2 hours drive to Gomantong caves to see the biggest bird's nest cave in Sabah. Afterward we drive to Sukau village & proceed by boat on the Kinabatangan River to the river lodge for lunch. Afternoon river cruise to the forest to see wildlife & Proboscis monkeys etc. Dinner & overnight at lodge. (B/L/D)

Day 12: Sukau - Sepilok
After breakfast, we take a boat cruise on Oxbow Lake. Afterward we drive to Sepilok Nature Resort & check in. After lunch we visit Rainforest Discovery Centre. (B/L)

Day 13: Sepilok - Sandakan - Kota Kinabalu
This morning we visit Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre to see the Orang Utans at their feeding time. Afterwards we drive back to Sandakan for a 'colonial heritage tour' of the city including a visit to Agnes Keith's House and tea, scones amd croquet at the English Tea House. In the late afternoon transfer to airport for your flight to Kota Kinabalu. Pick up & transfer to hotel. (B/L/T)

Day 14: Kota Kinabalu - KL - Departure
Free at leisure until transfer to airport for your return flight to UK. (B)


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Your quoted price will normally include:
International flights
Accommodation.
Meals as shown in the program (B/L/D)
Transfers, tours with English speaking guide.
All entrance fees and boat fees.
Service charges, rooms tax and handling fee.
Airport departure taxes
Domestic flights.

Your tour price will not include:
Visa fees (not required for UK nationals)
Drinks with provided meals
Tips, personal expenses and other services which are not mentioned in the program.

Please note that this itinerary is our suggestion only- all our tours are custom made to your requirements!

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Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur
Malacca
Malacca
Kuching
Kuching
Lamanak River
Lamanak River
Orang utans at Semenggoh
Orang utans at Semenggoh
Atkinson Clock Tower, Kota Kinabalu
Atkinson Clock Tower, Kota Kinabalu
State Mosque, Kota Kinabalu
State Mosque, Kota Kinabalu
Kinabalu National Park
Kinabalu National Park