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Western Borneo Experience

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8 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
Transport
Transport
Private vehicle, plane, longboat, ferry, boat, walking.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Hotels (3 nts), lodge (3 nts), traditional longhouse (1 nt, multi-share).

You will visit

Kota Kinabalu

Trip Comfort

Budget

Age requirement

12 to 100 years old
This eight-day journey is perfect for the nature lover who wants to experience the beauty of Borneo while trekking and cruising through it. Hike in Gunung Mulu National Park, checking out Deer Cave as you go. Reward yourself with some relaxation on the tropical island of Pulau Tiga, where you can spend your time snorkelling, kayaking, or visiting Snake Island. This tour is a perfect blend of activity and relaxation; exactly how time on an island should be spent.
Western Borneo Experience
Starts
Kota Kinabalu
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8 Days
Ends
Kota Kinabalu

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • After breakfast enjoy the seaside drive to Beaufort, a small colonial town of palm-oil plantations, white-water rapids, and interesting looking monkeys. Spot an array of wildlife from a river cruise on the Klias River.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Catch the local train to Tenom and explore the scenic town. Visit the Murut Cultural Centre before returning to Beaufort by road. If you prefer, jump off the train early and opt out of the visit to Tenom to instead get your adrenaline pumping on a rafting tour.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Depart to Menumbok port and take a private speedboat to Labuan. Fly to Miri and make your way to Mulu National Park. Opt for a night walk on the boardwalks surrounding park headquarters.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Depart on an easy walk along the river to Wind Cave and Clearwater Cave. After a lunch stop, swim in the crystal clear waters emerging from the mountain. Opt to stop at Iban village's morning market to browse handicrafts by the Pena tribe, descendants from headhunters. Walk on the boardwalk to Lang Cave and Deer Cave before relaxing with a drink at the viewing area for the nightly emergence of 3 million bats.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Before breakfast, opt to go on a two hour morning mist guided tour in Mulu NP on the worlds longest tree based canopy walk. Enjoy some free time before boarding a flight to Kota Kinabalu. On arrival, take a boat to the secluded Sepanggar Island covered in a lush tropical rainforest with white sand beaches and turquoise water. Stay the night in a lodge nestled on a hill hidden in the trees. Enjoy the spectacular view of the sea, the stars, and the Kota Kinabalu city lights from your balcony.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Enjoy a relaxing morning on Sepanggar paradise island. Snorkel through the crystal clear water and follow the tropical fish to the colourful reefs. Opt to get a massage or try stand-up paddle boarding. If you are looking to pump some adrenaline try parasailing or jet skiing. Head back to the mainland in the afternoon and spend the evening in Kota Kinabalu as you please.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Depart at any time.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
Trip ID: aaws