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BORNEO

LAND OF THE ORANGUTANS - 7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS - LAND ITINERARY ONLY – Starting at $649 per person, double occ

ITINERARY

DAY 1 Arrive Kota Kinabalu and transfer to hotel of your choice.

Day 2 Breakfast at the hotel.

Take a tour of Kota Kinabalu. Visit the Sabah State Mosque, the Chinese Buddhist Temple with it's large statue of Kuan Yin, the Yayasan Sabah Foundation Building, the Sabah Museum, the observation point at Signal Hill, and the Filipino Market.

Return to hotel.

Day 3 Breakfast at the hotel.

Drive to Poring Hot Springs (3 hrs) with a stop at a suspension bridge to take in the scenery of the Crocker Range. Walk along the raised canopy paths through the jungle. Lunch in Poring. Then go to Kinabalu National Park to explore the mountain garden and walk through the forest. Return to the hotel.

Day 4 Breakfast at the hotel.

Check out and transfer to the hotel for your flight to Sandakan. Upon arrival in Sandakan, take a tour of the city including a visit to the Sandakan Memorial Park, which is the site of a former Japanese POW Camp. Then visit the Puu Jih Shih Buddist Temple, which overlooks the bay and Sandakan's town center. Visit St. Michael's Church, the Central Market, the Water Village and the English Tea House for more spectacular views of Sandakan.

Transfer to the Sabah Hotel.

Day 5 Breakfast at the hotel.

Drive to the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary & Rehabilitation Cente. Here you can see orangutans who are being rehabilitated and trained to fend for themselves in the wild. Afterward, walk to the Sun Bear Conservation Center to see conservation efforts for the world's smallest bear. Return to Sandakan.

Day 6 Breakfast at the hotel

Check out and drive to Gomantong Cave, where to see the swallows making the prized bird's nests, considered a delicacy in many Asian cultures. Drive to Sukau Village and transfer to the Sukau Lodge. Lunch at the lodge. After a quick briefing, take a cruise along the Kinabatangan River to see the diverse wildlife of the area. Dinner at the lodge.

Day 7 Breakfast at the lodge.

Transfer to Sandakan Airport for your departure flight.

MINIMUM OF TWO PASSENGERS REQUIRED

Hotels Double Occupancy Single Occupancy (If traveling with others)
Promenade Hotel (Kota Kinabalu)
Sabah Hotel (Sandakan)
$649 $879

Includes: All land & boat transfers, accommodations and meals mentioned, entrance fees & English speaking guide.
Excludes: Airfare, camera fees, beverages & items not stated.
Prices subject to change

Validity: 2016

Remarks: Rates are based on seat in coach with a min of 2 persons per booking.

** What to bring - Disposable raincoat, cap, sunblock lotion, insect repellent, drinking water, flashlight, swim wear, personal toiletries & items of personal use. Use good walking shoes and bring a pair of flat walking sandal. Comfortable cotton T-shirts with long or short pants recommended.

** Do not wear bright colored clothing such as red or yellow. Keep your belongings safe in your bag and avoid wearing jewelry especially dangling ones. No food is allowed in the orang utan reserve.

BORNEO: WILD AND WONDERFUL - 8 nights $799 per person double occ, land only

Includes:

  • 3 nights in Kota Kinabalu at the hotel of your choice, with transfers, breakfast.
  • Half day Kota Kinabalu city tour, including the Sabah State Mosque and the Sabah Museum.
  • Full day tour of Poring Hot Springs and Kinabalu National Park with lunch.
  • 2 nights in Sandakan at the Sabah Hotel with breakfast, round trip airport transfers.
  • Half day Sandakan city tour
  • Visit Sepilok Orangutan Center, an up close Orangutan habitat and Orangutan feeding station. and the Sun Bear Conservation Center.
  • Drive to Birds nest caves at Gomantong
  • 1 night at Sukau River Lodge, with breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Wildlife viewing cruise to see Proboscis monkeys and wildlife.
  • 2 nights in Kuching at the hotel of your choice with breakfast, round trip airport transfers.
  • Half day Kuching city tour with Sarawak Museum and lunch.
  • Half day Sarawak Cultural village tour.
Hotels Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
(If traveling with others)
Promenade Hotel (Kota Kinabalu)
Sabah Hotel (Sandakan)
Grand Margherita (Kuching)
$799 $1,089
Le Meridien (Kota Kinabalu)
Sabah Hotel (Sandakan)
Hilton Kuching
$939 $1,329

VALIDITY: 2016

Minimum 2 pax

KUCHING ADVENTURE - Land only, starting at $219 per person, double occupancy

Itinerary:

Day 1:
Meet on arrival at Kuching International Airport and transfer to the hotel of your choice.

Day 2:
After breakfast, depart for the Semenggoh OrangUtan Reserve , where you will have an opportunity to see orangutans up close, sometimes very close, and enjoy their antics, watch their feeding, and observe these orange haired animals that are so close to human. Lunch at a local restaurant.
After lunch, take a city tour of Kuching, including the outstanding Sarawak tribal museum. Overnight at the Grand Margherita Hotel. (B/L)

Day 3:
After breakfast, depart for a visit to the Bidayuh tribes, former headhunters, living deep in the rainforest in tribal communities. You will visit Annah Rais Longhouse. Return to your hotel and spend the balance of the day at leisure. Stops along the way to visit a pepper farm. (B,L)

Day 4:
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home.

MINIMUM TWO PERSONS

Hotel Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
(If part of group of 2 or more)
Grand Margherita (4 star) $219 $329
Hilton Kuching (5 star) $239 $389

Includes: English-speaking guide, all transfers, tours, entrance fees, meals as stated and accommodations.
Price does not include: Airfare, airport taxes, meals not stated.

VALIDITY: 2016, excluding holidays and high season periods.

KUCHING HIGHLIGHTS - Land only, starting at $429 per person, double occupancy

Itinerary:

Day 1:
Meet on arrival at Kuching International Airport and transfer to the hotel of your choice.
– At 14:00hrs, Kuching City tour, including the amazing tribal Sarawak Museum tour and return to the hotel, overnight.

Day 2:
Breakfast, at 07:30hrs, depart for Semonggoh Orang Utan tour then transfer to the Lemanak River Longhouse for one night, with full board. (B/L/D) . This is a 4 hour drive from Kuching, passing through small towns, paddy fields, secondary and primary forest, and past rugged jungle-covered mountains. Upon arrival at the Lemanak Jetty you will be transferred to a wooden native longboat to go upstream through cool thick overhanging jungle foliage, to arrive at the Iban longhouse after about an hour. The longhouse chief and tribal members will welcome you with colorful traditional dances and blowpipe demonstrations. Accommodations at the longhouse are basic.

Day 3:
After enjoying activities at the Lemanak Longhouse, visit Lemanak Jetty by boat with lunch before returning to the Grand Margherita Hotel overnight. (B,L)

Day 4:
Breakfast, depart for Bako National Park, a forested peninsula jutting out into the South China Sea consisting of a jungle full of wildlife close to Kuching. Lunch in Bako., return to the Grand Margherita Hotel, overnight. (B/L)

Day 05:
Breakfast, free at leisure, transfer to the airport for your flight. (B)

MINIMUM TWO PERSONS

Hotel Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
(If part of group of 2 or more)
Grand Margherita (4 star) $429 $519
Hilton Kuching (5 star) $449 $569

Includes: English-speaking guide, all transfers, tours, entrance fees, meals as stated and accommodations.
Price does not include: Airfare, airport taxes, meals not stated.

VALIDITY: 2016, excluding holidays and high season periods.

MULU HIGHLIGHTS - and only, $289 per person, double occupancy

Includes:

Day 01 - Meet on arrival at Mulu Airstrip and transfer to Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa. Visit the Lang Cave, Deer Cave, Bat Watching and return to the resort, overnight.

Day 02 - After breakfast, depart by boat for the Penan Settlement, the Wind Cave and the Clearwater Cave with picnic-lunch, before returning to your hotel. Dinner, overnight. (B/L)

Day 03 - After breakfast, enjoy some free time at your leisure before transferring to the Mulu Airstrip for your flight. (B)

MINIMUM OF TWO PASSENGERS REQUIRED

Single Occupancy: $449 (When traveling with others.)

Includes: English-speaking guide, all transfers, tours, entrance fees, meals as stated and accommodations as stated.
Does not include: Airfare, airport taxes and meals not stated.

VALID: 2016

SABAH HIGHLIGHTS - land only, starting at $599 per person, double occupancy

Includes:

Day 1 – Arrive at Kota Kinabalu International Airport and transfer to the hotel of your choice, overnight.

Day 2 – After breakfast, tour Manutik Island and enjoy lunch there, before returning to your hotel. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure. (B)

Day 3 – After breakfast, depart for Kinabalu Park. Visit Poring and enjoy a canopy walk with lunch before returning to your hotel. (B/L)

Day 4 – After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Sandakan. Visit the Sepilok Orang Utan Sactuary and take a city tour of Sandakan with lunch. Transfer to your hotel (B/L)

Day 5 – After breakfast, visit Gomantong, Sukau and the Kinabatangan River, before transferring to a lodge for dinner and overnight accommodations. (B/L/D)

Day 6 – Transfer to the airport for your flight home after breakfast. (B)

MINIMUM 2 PERSONS

Hotel Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
Promenade Hotel (4 star)
Sabah Hotel (Sandakan)
$599 $779
Le Meridien
Sabah Hotel (Sandakan)
$669 $1,929

Includes: English-speaking guides, transfers, tours, entrance fees, meals as stated and accommodations.
Does not include: airfares, airport taxes and meals not stated.

Validity: 2016

 
 
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