Country: Malaysia
Type of holiday: Adventure, Heritage
Destinations: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah's east coast, Sabah's interior
Duration: 13
Guideline price: US$ 4059     (per person for Superior accommodation)
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This 13 day tour of Sabah begins with a stay in a traditional longhouse among the fascinating Rungus people, before a visit to Kinabalu Park and the Miki Jungle Survival Camp. The tour then travels to Sepilok Nature Resort, to explore the forest and enjoy the company of Orang Utan and Proboscis Monkeys, before a relaxing island spell on Pulau Tiga. This tour can also be modified or extended to include an ascent of Mount Kinabalu.

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Tour programme:

Kota Kinabalu:

Day 1: Arriving at Kota Kinabalu International Airport, you’ll be greeted and driven to your hotel.

Day 2: This morning, you’ll be driven to Kudat, on the northern tip of Borneo to meet the Rungus people where you’ll stay in their traditional stilted Longhouse and experience their way of life.
Kinabalu National Park:

Day 3: After breakfast, you’ll travel to Kinabalu Park for a walk along its forest trail and visit its mountain gardens. You’ll stay overnight in the Kinabalu Rose Cabin Hotel.
Day 4: In the morning, you’ll visit Poring Hot Springs for a hot spring bathe and stroll the 41m high elevated rainforest canopy walkway for an interesting perspective of the forest. In the afternoon, you’ll return to the Rose Cabin Hotel.
Day 5: Today, you’ll travel to the mountain village of Kiau, nestled in the foothills of Mount Kinabalu for a trek into the splendid upland primary forest and mountain scenery to Miki Jungle Survival Camp, where you’ll discover jungle survival techniques, spending the night in the camp.
Day 6: In the morning, you’ll trek back from the camp and be driven to Sabah Tea Garden, an organic tea plantation, in scenic surroundings, staying the night at one of its bungalows.


Day 7: In the morning, you’ll travel to Sandakan, and on to the Sepilok Nature Resort for check-in, with the remainder of the day free to enjoy your forest surroundings, perhaps visiting the orchid garden and having an evening walk in search of wildlife.
Day 8: Today, you’ll visit the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, to observe the daily feeding of these marvellous and iconic creatures, before heading to Labuk Bay Proboscis Sanctuary to view the Proboscis Monkeys in their natural habitat. Later, you’ll be driven to Sandakan and your hotel.

Kota Kinabalu:

Day 9: Today, you’ll be taken to the airport in Sandakan for your flight to Kota Kinabalu, where you’ll be met and driven to your hotel.
Klias Wetland Reserve:

Day 10: After spending the morning at leisure in Kota Kinabalu, you’ll visit the Klias Wetland Reserve, to explore the mangrove wildlife, with the opportunity to spot the Proboscis Monkeys, Long-tailed Macaques and Silver Langurs who share this area with a rich variety of birdlife, spending the night in the Borneo Proboscis River Lodge.
Pulau Tiga:

Day 11: In the morning, you’ll journey to Kuala Penyu and take a boat ride to Pulau Tiga, checking-in to the resort, before a jungle trail to see its Giant Monitors Lizards.
Day 12: In the morning, a trip to Snake Island will go in search of its snake species, returning to Pulau Tiga for an afternoon at leisure.
Day 13: Today you’ll return to the mainland and Kota Kinabalu airport for your flight to Kuala Lumpur and your onward connection or departure flight.

The price for this sample tour based on group of 2 persons: Contact us
Please note that bank transfer fees are not included.
* Note: Our trips are entirely tailor made and departures can be arranged all year. This itinerary is simply a suggestion which can be modified entirely to your personal requirements including departure date, duration, accommodation used and how long you spend in each destination.

The prices include:
• Breakfast and accommodation sharing a twin or double room.
• Return boat/entrance fees and accommodation (Standard room) at Pulau Tiga Resort.   
• Travel in an appropriate private air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced safe driver.
• The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary.
• Entrance fees to Kinabalu Park /Poring and Sepilok Orang Utan 
• Lunches and dinners (as specified in the itinerary) in the best local restaurants, or picnics where no suitable restaurant is available.
• VAT and other taxes

The prices exclude:
• International flight tickets and airport tax.
• Visas
• Insurance.
• Surcharges for peak season (if any)
• Compulsory Christmas Eve’s dinner and Gala dinner (if any)

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