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Borneo & Brunei (14 days)

Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan, Brunei and Kuching


Day 1: Kota Kinabalu (Borneo)
Arriving at Kpta 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, Market, Chinese temple, State Mosque & Sabah State Museum etc. (B/L)

Day 2: 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 3: 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 4: 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 5: 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 Kinabalu. Pick up & transfer to hotel. (B/L/T)

Day 6: Kota Kinabalu - Half-day Lok Kawi Wildlife Park Tour
A half day visit to Lok Kawi Wildlife Park. The park is a combination of a zoo and a botanical garden. Sprawled over 280 acres of land, animals can be seen roaming wild within their enclosure. There are over 88 animals in the park including orang utans, sun bears, clouded leopards, elephants, proboscis monkeys, tigers, mouse deer, barking deer, various species of birds and Sumatran rhinoceros. Return to hotel & afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 7: Kota Kinabalu - Brunei
This morning transfer to airport for your flight to Brunei. Upon arrival our local representative will be at the airport to welcome you & transfer to your hotel. Today our city tour includes Jame' Asr Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque, The Royal Regalia Exhibitional Hall, Istana Nurui Iman, official residence of His Majesty the Sultan & market etc. Lunch at local restaurant. (B/L)

Day 8: Brunei
A day trip to the National park including trekking in the forest, canopy walk & river cruise. (B/L)

Day 9: Brunei
This morning we take a river cruise to see wildlife & probosis monkeys, then call in at the water village & visit a typical stilt house on the river. In the afternoon we drive to the border & cross over into Sarawak, Borneo. Changing vehicles, we then drive to airport for the flight to Kuching. Upon arrival our local representative will be at the airport to welcome you & transfer to your hotel. (B/L)

Day 10: Kuching
This morning we visit the Wind & Fairy Caves. Return to Kuching. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 11. 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 12: 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 13: 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 14: Kuching
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.

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Kinabalu National Park
Kinabalu National Park
Mother and Baby at Sepilok
Mother and Baby at Sepilok
Agnes Keith's House
Agnes Keith's House
Jame' Asr Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque
Jame' Asr Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque
Probosis Monkey
Probosis Monkey
Kuching
Kuching
Lamanak River
Lamanak River
Batang Ai Lake
Batang Ai Lake