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Malaysian Borneo Adventure - April 2020

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

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Your awe-inspiring adventure takes you to this diverse region of the world, where you experience the Malaysian Borneo not as a tourist but as a traveller connected to this land. From the food trails in Kota Kinabalu, to watching and learning about the rehabilitation of the Orangutans at Sepilok, to living in a local homestay by the river bank and learning their traditions, culture & ancestral recipes, to hopping on a boat for some amazing river safaris, to watching the Bat Exodus and finally island hopping & snorkeling at the coral triangle, this tour will make you fall in love with nature.

Arrive in Kota Kinabalu

Private Vehicle

Toyota HiAce Van

Hotel

Deluxe Twin Sharing

Dinner

Arrive at Kota Kinabalu .
Check in to the hotel. In the evening explore the city by walk with your Group Leader or relax at the hotel.
In busy Kota Kinabalu (KK) you’ll soon notice the friendly locals, breathtaking fiery sunsets, blossoming arts and music scene and a rich culinary spectrum spanning street food to high end. Alongside swanky new malls and expensive condos, old KK, with its markets brimming with sea creatures and fresh produce, and busy fishers shuttling about the waterfront, happily endures. This may be a city on the move with the 21st century, but its old-world charm and history are very much alive.
Return back for dinner at a local Malaysian restaurant.

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Kota Kinabalu City
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Masjid Bandaraya, Kota Kinabalu
Rainforest Discovery Night Walk Wildlife Spotting

Bus

A/C Semi Sleeper Bus

Resort

Twin Sharing, Rainforest Facing Chalets

All Meals

(Set Meals Veg and Non-Veg)

Journey through the picturesque hills with a backdrop of Mount Kinabalu to Sepilok and check-in to your rainforest chalet. You've now arrived at the edge of Sepilok Kabili Forest Reserve.
In the evening head out for night Rainforest discovery walk with your Wildlife Spotter and tour leader. Spot nocturnal animals like the Flying Fox, Flying Lemur, Flying Squirrels, Snakes, Palm Civets the most elusive primate the Slow Loris and much more.
Return to the resort and have dinner and a good night's rest

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Rainforest Discovery Center
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Inanam Bus Terminal
Orangutan Rehab Center Sunbear Sanctuary Hike Canopy Walkway

Private Vehicle

Van

Resort

Twin Sharing, Rainforest Chalets

Meals Not Included

Visit the in the morning Sepilok Orangutan Rehab Center to watch & interact with the orangutans while they are being fed, followed by a visit to the Sun Bear sanctuary where you get to see the world’s
smallest bears.
After lunch at the local Café you head back to the Rainforest Discovery Centre for a daytime canopy walk to the Sepilok Giant (The oldest tree Sabah , estimated to be 800 - 1000 years).
Return back by evening to the resort and spend time at leisure.
Dinner and Overnight at Rainforest Resort.

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Rainforest Chalets
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Canopy Walkway
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Canopy Walkway
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Orangutan Nursery
Wildlife Boat Safari

Private Vehicle

Van and Boat

Homestay

Twin Sharing

All Meals

(Veg and Non-Veg Meals)

Travel mini-van and boat to Sukau by the banks of Kinabatangan River which contains some of Borneo's highest concentrations of wildlife.
Head out late afternoon for your first river safari, cruising through the Kinabatangan River. Spot the Man of the Forest "Orang-utan" , the endemic Proboscis Monkey, Pigmy Elephants, Otters, Saltwater Crocodiles, the many species of Hornbills and other birds.
Return to the homestay for dinner. Later experience your second river safari to spot nocturnal animals in the area.
Return back to Homestay for Dinner.

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Proboscis Monkey
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Proboscis Monkey
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Pigmy Elephant
NatGeo Featured Bat Cave River Boat Safari Hike

Private Vehicle

AC Van

Homestay

Twin Sharing

All Meals

(Veg and Non-Veg Meals)

At dawn head out of one safari to view the fauna in the morning. Spend a leisure morning with the family. After lunch explore the magnificent Gomantong Cave renowned for its mammoth 4 million resident Bats and swiflet birds.
Imagine a cathedral-like inner chamber shot with splinters of sunlight and a cave floor swarming with cockroaches, and you have the Gomantong Caves. The smell has a presence of its own, thanks to the ubiquity of bird and bat guano (you'll want to wear covered shoes and a hat). The only cave open to visitors, Simud Hitam, is magnificent.
Take a hike to the mouth of the cave to watch the Bat exodus when millions of bats rush out of the cave just before sun set every evening in search of food. Return to homestay for Dinner

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Gomantong Cave
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Wildlife Crossing over River
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Wildlife Crossing over River
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Saltwater Crocodiles of Kinabatangan
Leisure Dip into the Sea

Private Vehicle

Ac Van

Resort

Dive Resort with Twin Sharing Rooms and Shared Bathrooms

All Meals

(Veg and Non-Veg Meals)

After an early breakfast, take a road trip to the Seaside Town of Semporna and check-in to the dive resort.
Lunch will be en-route. Arrive at the resort and check in.
The rest of the evening is to your leisure
You can relax at the restaurant or head out for a short walk around or spend some time by the sea.

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Resort at Semporna
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Semporna
Hiking Snorkeling or Diving

Boat

Speed Boat

Resort

Dive Resort with Twin Sharing Rooms and Shared Bathrooms

All Meals

(Veg and Non-Veg Set Meals)

After early breakfast head out for the day to Bohey Dulang Island. Hike up to the peak to experience some breathtaking views, visit the sea gypsy village nearby and get a glimpse of the ethnic " Bajau Laut". Snorkel off the Sibuan & Mantapuan islands under the guidance of our expert instructors. Return to the dive resort in the
evening.
Dinner and Overnight at Dive Resort

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Bohey Dulang
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Bohey Dulang Island
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Bohey Dulang Island
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Tun Sankaran Marine Park
Hiking Snorkeling or Diving

Boat

Speed Boat

Resort

Dive Resort with Twin Sharing Rooms and Shared Bathrooms

All Meals

(Veg and Non-Veg Set Meals)

After breakfast head out for a the again to Timba Timba, Pandanan and Mataking Islands. Snorkel at Timba Timba Island followed by Pandanan Island which are famous for hawksbill turtle and some of the most stunning underwater coral reefs. Packed lunch will be served on board , Return to the dive resort in the evening to relax.
Enjoy a Seafood dinner at the floating restaurant on the water.

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Timba Timba Island
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Snorkeling
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Snorkeling
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Diving
Food Trail Shopping Leisure Time

Airplane

Hotel

Deluxe Twin Sharing

All Meals

(Veg and Non Veg Meals at Local Restaurant)

Head to Tawau airport in the morning for your flight to Kota Kinabalu. At Kota Kinabalu you are free to check into your accommodation & relax or you can choose to visit the Sabah state museum. In the evening join your group leader to explore the food trails of Kota Kinabalu and local markets.
Catch up for one final group dinner at a local restaurant.

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Street Food
Gaya Sunday Market

Private Vehicle

AC Van

Stay Not Applicable

Breakfast

After breakfast, head to Sunday Gaya Market. Experience some lively Local street fare. Every Sundays a lively Chinese street fair takes over a section of Jln Gaya. It's vividly chaotic, with stalls cheek by jowl hawking batik sarongs, gasping puppies and kittens, wild honey and faux antiques. Get a chance to shop local artifacts.
Return to the hotel and check out.
Say goodbye to Borneo.
Transfer to the Kota Kinabalu airport for your flight back home.

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Inclusions

All Internal Travel Ex Kota Kinabalu
Guided Canopy Walk & The Walking Trail At Rain-forest Discovery Center.
3 River Safaris At Kinabatangan River (1.5 – 2 Hours Each) To Spot Wildlife.
Guided Cave Exploration To Gomantong Cave To Watch The Bat Exodus.
Boat Transfers To 6 Islands Of The Coral Triangle
Packed Lunches And Refreshments On Boat During Island Hopping
Snorkeling On The Island - Complimentary Gear Along & Instructors
Guided Hike Up To Bohey Dulang
1 Internal Flight (Tawau To Kota Kinabalu)

Exclusions

Return Flights To Kota Kinabalu
Malaysian Visa Fee.
Park Entry And Camera Fees.
Alcohol. Bottled Beverages / Water And Exotic Food
Any Personal Trips To City, Town Or Shops For Any Personal Supplies.
Anything Else Not Mentioned Under Inclusions


PICKUP LOCATIONS

Kota Kinabalu International Airport



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Kota Kinabalu International Airport is the international airport in Kota Kinabalu and serves the entire west coast of Sabah. After Kuala Lumpur International Airport, it is the second busiest airport in Malaysia. There are regular flights to the major Asian cities like Manila, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul–Incheon, Shanghai, etc. as well as Malaysian cities like Kuching, Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur. Major airlines serving this airport include AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, SilkAir, Dragonair, etc.

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