Kuching is the laid back coastal capital of Sarawak and lies on the Sarawak River. It is...Read more >
(N)Day 2: Kuching
Arrive in the charming city of Kuching, a settlement with its attractive waterfront and colonial architecture. Transfer to the Hilton Kuching for 1 night. (N)Day 3-4: Batang Ai
Travel by road and boat to the Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat on the shores of Batang Ai lake for a 2-night stay. Visit a traditional longhouse and learn about the life of the local Iban tribe. (B, L, D)Day 5: Kuching
Travel back to Kuching for a city tour visiting temples, markets and museums. Stay at the Hilton Kuching for 1 night. (B)Day 6-7: Fly to Kota Kinabalu
Fly to Kota Kinabalu and stay 2 nights at the Hyatt Regency. Visit the Kinabalu National Park to search for rare Rafflesia flowers. (B)Day 8: Fly to Sandakan • Sepilok
Visit Sepilok to see the morning feeding of the reserve’s orang utans, which are being reintroduced into the wild. Visit the nearby Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, then stay one night at the MY Nature Resort. (B, L, D)Days 9-10: Kinabatangan river excursions
Travel to Abai on the banks of Kinabatangan river and stay 2 nights at a jungle lodge. Board a river cruise to see proboscis monkeys, orang utans, pygmy elephants and a variety of birdlife. (B, L, D)Days 11-12: Danum valley
Drive south to Danum valley to search for wild orang utans, walk in the rainforest and along canopy walkways. Stay 2 nights at Borneo Rainforest Lodge. (B, L, D)Day 13: Fly to Kota Kinabalu
Fly to Kota Kinabalu and stay at the Hyatt Regency for 1 night. (B)Days 14-15: Fly home
Take an overnight flight home and arrive the next day (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Discovery tour
This tour is best suited to the hardier traveller as it includes some basic accommodation and some rougher road journeys.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel:
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The MY Nature Resort is located just 15 minutes' drive from Sandakan airport, and 5 minutes from the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. The resort encompasses 25 acres of landscaped gardens and jungle, with a wooden boardwalk that connects the 24 semi-detached chalets with the restaurant and some jungle walks. The resort organises a daily guided night walk which guests can join to discover the sounds of the forest after dark. Torches can be hired locally for MYR10 ($5). Features: 24 rooms, outdoor swimming pool, restaurant, Wi-Fi (restaurant only). Room amenities: Television, ceiling fan, air conditioning, hairdryer.
The Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge is situated 47km from the mouth of the Kinabatangan river in an area of rainforest home to many birds and monkeys. This eco-friendly resort utlilises solar panels for water heating and biodegradable toiletries to minimise its impact on the environment. The lodge's rooms are set in a number of stilited semi-detached bungalows throughout the jungle, connected to the main lodge by a series of walkways. Features: 33 rooms, restaurant/bar, air conditioned TV lounge, terrace. Room amenities: En suite bathroom with hot showers, ceiling fan.
Overlooking coral islands and the South China Sea, the Hyatt Regency Kinabalu offers modern comforts and a choice of local and international cuisine. Rooms are equipped with satellite television, hi-speed broadband internet access and a comfortable workspace. Recreational facilities include spa and gym, swimming pool, golf, tennis, squash and badminton.
Positioned along Kuching's spectacular riverfront promenade with panoramic views of the Sarawak river and Fort Margherita, the 315-room Hilton Kuching is completely air conditioned and offers exceptional local cuisine. A selection of the facilities available include a swimming pool and a tennis court.
Accessible only by water across the Batang Ai Lake, the Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort is built in the style of a traditional Sarawak longhouse. Constructed from local timber on the shores of the lake among gardens full of indigenous plants, the resort has en suite bathrooms and air conditioning, as well as a large central restaurant, bar and swimming pool. The eco-friendly resort uses recycled materials and sensitive lighting, meaning that no energy is wasted. Staff at the resort run a range of jungle activities, all of which are on a group basis.
With the backdrop of a thick blanket of virgin rainforest hanging over a meandering river, Borneo Rainforest Lodge offers comfortable accommodation in stilted bungalows with en suite bathrooms, polished wooden floors, ceiling fans and balconies, some with river views. Facilities include a lounge bar, gift shop and restaurant serving freshly prepared buffet meals.
The Abai Jungle Lodge is set in the isolated Abai region on the Kinabatangan river and features guestrooms situated in wooden pavilions. The lodge is ecologically conscious and uses rainwater collected in cisterns above the chalets, and low-emission diesel engine generators. Accommodation is basic with no air conditioning, but has clean and comfortable rooms. Features: 26 rooms, restaurant/bar, jungle board walks. Room amenities: Ceiling fan, safe.
Low season from £4595 per person
High season from £5295 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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