Explore the Malaysian states of
Sarawak and Sabah, home to pristine
rainforests, historic cities and remote
beaches. Venture into the Sarawak
jungle to meet with local tribes
and enjoy superb wildlife-watching
opportunities in Sabah – look out for
hornbills, proboscis monkeys and wild
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Arrive in the charming city of Kuching, a
settlement on the banks of the Sarawak river
with an appealing waterfront and colonial
architecture. Transfer to the Hilton Hotel for 1
Travel by road to Lubok Antu, then by boat to
the Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat, located
on the shores of Batang Ai lake, for a 2-night
stay. (B, L, D)
Take a boat journey along the Delok river
into the heart of the Sarawak jungle to
visit a traditional longhouse. Experience an
introduction to longhouse life with the friendly
and welcoming Iban tribe, then visit the nearby
waterfall. (B, L, D)
Morning journey back to Kuching, then take
a city tour visiting the Tua Pek Kong Chinese
temple, the city mosque, spice markets, the
Kuching waterfront and the Sarawak Museum.
Transfer to the Hilton Hotel for 1 night. (B)
Fly to Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah, and
stay 2 nights at the Hyatt Regency. (B)
Follow nature trails through the rich plant life of
Kinabalu National Park, then continue to Poring
hot springs where you can explore the treetop
canopy walkways, bathe in natural springs
and look out for the exotic and extremely rare
Rafflesia flowers. (B, L)
Early morning flight, then transfer to Sepilok to
see the morning feeding of the reserve’s orang
utans, which are being reintroduced into the
wild. Afterwards, visit the Bornean Sun Bear
Conservation Centre nearby. Stay one night at
the MY Nature Resort. (B, L, D)
This morning, travel to Abai on the banks of
Kinabatangan river and stay 1 night at the
Abai Lodge. Afternoon river cruise to search for
wildlife. (B, L, D)
The wildlife excursions today are wonderful
opportunities to see proboscis monkeys, orangutans, pygmy elephants and a variety of birdlife.
Stay overnight at the Kinabatangan Riverside
Lodge. (B, L, D)
This morning, drive south to Danum
valley to search for wild orang utans. Take a
rainforest walk and venture up to the canopy
walkway. Stay 2 nights at Borneo Rainforest
Lodge. (B, L, D)
Full-day exploration of the surrounding
rainforest. Visit the Coffin Cliff burial area and
swim in freshwater pools. (B, L, D)
Fly to Kota Kinabalu and stay at the Hyatt
Regency for 1 night. (B)
Take an overnight flight home and arrive the
next day (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour guide.
This type of tour is best
suited to the hardier traveller as it includes
some quite basic accommodation, longer and
rougher road journeys and more strenuous
activities, such as jungle walking.
It may be possible to travel from
Sandakan to Selingan island (Turtle Island) to
observe nesting turtles and new hatchlings.
Visits to the island are subject to local conditions
and FCO advice. Please check with your tour
Extend your stay in Kota Kinabalu
with a few days on the beach at the luxury
Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort, or at the Bunga
Raya Island Resort in the offshore Tunku Abdul
Rahman Marine Park.
For a price quote based
on alternative accommodation standards,
to discuss flight options or to tailor this
itinerary, please call 020 3930 5233 or email
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
SBN2018: 12 Nights
Batang Ai is located in the heart of Sarawak, approximately 250km east of Kuching. The...
The small city of Kota Kinabalu is the capital of Sabah state, on the north eastern...
The Danum Valley Conservation Area protects a pocket of primary rainforest the size of...
Kuching is the laid back coastal capital of Sarawak and lies on the Sarawak River. It is...
Sepilok is one of only four orang utan sanctuaries in the world. It was set up in 1964 t...