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£3995

Wild Borneo

SOLO GROUP DEPARTURES
16 October 2024 & 15 October 2025

Enchanting and exciting, Malaysian Borneo is a montage of mountain ranges, misted rivers, and mystical rainforests, with birdlife, bat colonies, pygmy elephants, sun bears, and orangutans

Exploring the equatorial island of Borneo, and focused on its fabulous flora and fauna, this tour takes you to some of the largest, longest, and wildest caves in the world; introduces you to tribal traditions in ‘living museum’ villages; includes wildlife spotting from river boats; watches the mesmerising exodus of millions of bats from their cavern’s mouth; and visits the sanctuaries nurturing endearing Sun Bears, and orangutans, the ‘men of the forest’, sharing 97% of their DNA with humans; rescued from starvation or cruel captivity, their habitats destroyed by deforestation for palm oil production. Begin in the Sarawak city of Kuching, with riverfront parks and dragon-clad temples. Discover Sabah with untamed topography of Sandakan, home to herds of pygmy elephants and many monkey species. Kuala Lumpur marks journey’s end with Malay mosques, Chinese temples, and soaring towers.

Overview

  • Flight  - 1 night
  • Kuching  - 2 nights
  • Mulu  - 2 nights
  • Kota Kinabalu  - 2 nights
  • Sukau  - 2 nights
  • Sepilok  - 1 night
  • Kuala Lumpur  - 1 night
  • Flight  - 1 night
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Tour Highlights

  • Sepilok & Semengoh Rehab Centres
  • UNESCO Site: Mulu
  • Kinabatangan River area
  • Sarawak Cultural Village
  • Klias Wetlands
  • Sun Bear Conservation Centre

Enchanting and exciting, Malaysian Borneo is a montage of mountain ranges, misted rivers, and mystical rainforests, with birdlife, bat colonies, pygmy elephants, sun bears, and orangutans

Notes:

Humidity is high throughout the year.

A good level of agility and walking ability is needed for some visits and to embark small boats.

Day 5 the Wind Cave visit includes many steps.

Boat trips on occasion may be shared to contribute to sustainable tourism in the area.

The order of sightseeing and timing of flights may vary in accordance with local conditions.

Accommodation

Hotel Meritin - Kuching

A 3-star hotel in the centre of Kuching, within easy reach of the waterfront and with a restaurant, garden and WiFi (free). 67 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-fridge, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa - Mulu

A 5-star hotel located in lush tropical rainforest, just 5 minutes from Gunung Mulu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Restaurant, bar, outdoor pool and 101 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, and satellite TV.

Le Meridien - Kota Kinabalu

A pleasant and centrally located 4-star hotel with restaurants, bars and WiFi (free). 306 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge - Sukau

A pleasant and simple lodge located on the banks of the Kinabatangan River, a perfect location for wildlife spotting. Restaurant and 39 rooms with ceiling fan.

My Nature Resort - Sepilok

A 3-star resort hotel located in peaceful rainforest surroundings in the Sepilok area with pool, restaurant and a viewing boardwalk and platform. 24 air-conditioned rooms with fan and TV.

Melia Hotel - Kuala Lumpur

A 4-star hotel Located within Kuala Lumpur’s prime attractions, the hotel offers restaurants, bar, gym, outdoor pool. Air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Extension Options

Langkawi Extension

Spend three nights on the idyllic island of Langkawi at the Berjaya Langkawi Beach Resort Hotel. Includes flights, transfers and a mangrove river cruise with lunch. 

Note: An accommodation tax is payable locally, approx. 15 Malaysian Ringgit per room.

Berjaya Langkawi Resort Hotel - Langkawi

A 4-star hotel located amidst tropical rainforest on the main island of Langkawi. Bars, restaurants, pool, spa and WiFi (free). 412 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee facilities, satellite TV and balcony.

Extra Nights

Stay in Kuala Lumpur before you start your tour or before flying back to the UK

Extra nights are on request, please call to discuss your requirements

Melia Hotel (per night) £42
Single supplement £40 (2025 £43)
Departure transfer add £12 (2025 £10)

Melia Hotel - Kuala Lumpur

A 4-star hotel Located within Kuala Lumpur’s prime attractions, the hotel offers restaurants, bar, gym, outdoor pool. Air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Departures & Prices

per person in a twin/double room
Malaysian Airlines from Heathrow

June
June 19 (Wednesday)
  • On Request: Please Call
September
September 11 (Wednesday)
  • 4 Places Remaining
October
October 16 (Wednesday)
  • Solo Group Departure
Price Includes:

Air travel and taxes (excluding Malaysian departure tax, approx. £4), transfers, 10 nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, 4 lunches and 8 dinners, itinerary as described, services of guides and local representatives. If our specially negotiated airfares are unavailable at the time of booking, a supplement may apply.

Not Included:

Travel insurance, optional excursions, tipping, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.

Notes:

An accommodation tax is payable locally, currently a total of 150 Malaysian Ringgit per room (Days 2 - 12).

Supplements per person

Single Supplement
  • 2024: Jun, Sep
  • £615
  • 2025: Feb, Apr, May, Jun, Sep
  • £645
Flight Options
  • Malaysian Airlines Business Class
  • On request, please call
Privately Guided
  • Privately guided options available, £1495 per person (based on 2 people)
  • On request, please call
Tour Only
  • Arrival transfer
  • £10
  • Departure transfer
  • £12 (2025 £10)
Extension Options
  • Langkawi Extension (3 nights)
  • £595
  • Single Supplement
  • 2024: Oct 13
  • £250
  • 2025: Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct
  • £255

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