Best of Borneo

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  • No booking fees
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-10545
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Kuching, Malaysia
  • Ends Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
TOUR OVERVIEW
Start in Kuching and end in Kota Kinabalu, the "Best Of Borneo" tour is a guided countryside and village visits trip that takes 12 days. You will travel through Kampung Bilit, Kota Kinabalu and Tabin Wildlife Reserve in Malaysia. "Best Of Borneo" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover the astounding landscapes and unusual wildlife of Borneo, the world’s third largest island, on a journey through the Malaysian states of Sarawak and Sabah. Experience the otherworldly limestone cliffs of Gunung Mulu National Park, witnessing its famed bat exodus; and encounter rescued orangutans at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Set off on a cruise along the Kinabatangan River in search of elusive pygmy elephants, and learn about the customs and traditions of indigenous Bornean tribes.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Kuching
  • Day 2: Kuching
  • Day 3: Kuching
  • Day 4: Kuching/Gunung Mulu National Park
  • Day 5: Gunung Mulu National Park
  • Day 6: Gunung Mulu National Park/Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 7: KOTA KINABALU/KAMPUNG BILIT
  • Day 8: Kampung Bilit
  • Day 9: Kampung Bilit/Tabin Wildlife Reserve
  • Day 10: Tabin Wildlife Reserve
  • Day 11: Tabin Wildlife Reserve/Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 12: Kota Kinabalu
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (7 nts), Lodge (4 nts)
Meals
  • 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 4 dinners
    Note: Allow USD130-170 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private vehicle, plane, boat, hiking, walking.
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Visit Mongkos Village, Muara Mongkos
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Nature Walk in Kubah National Park, Kuching
  • Arrival transfer
  • Excursion to a Bidayuh Tribal Village
  • Santubong River wildlife and dolphin cruise
  • Night walk in Mulu National Park
  • Boat excursion to Wind and Clearwater Caves
  • Walking excursion to Deer and Lang Caves
  • Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre visit
  • Visit the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • Kinabatangan River and wildlife excursions on foot and boat
  • Tabin Wildlife Reserve excursions by jeep and on foot
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Kuching and from Kota Kinabalu are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Best of Borneo tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of Borneo tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 04 May 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 04 May 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of Borneo tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Best of Borneo tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Service Level : Upgraded Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
  • 2. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Travel Style : National Geographic Journeys Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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