Best of Borneo

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Group
  • tour_type Group tour
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  • Starts Kuching, Malaysia
  • Ends Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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TOUR OVERVIEW
The Best Of Borneo tour starts in Kuching and ends in Kota Kinabalu. It is a countryside and village visits trip that takes 12 days taking you through Kuching, Kota Kinabalu, Kampung Bilit and 3 other destinations in Malaysia. Best Of Borneo is a guided small group tour that 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.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT G ADVENTURES
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 97 reviews
Yamini's review for another G Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Yamini
  • From Indian
  • On Jul 08 2019
“Overall it was a good to get a quick experience of Colombia but on certain days it was too much free time and on certain days very rushed. Spending two free afternoons on at Armenia was a total waste of time. Also, we could have taken an early morning flight from Medellin to Cartagena instead of afternoon flight which just wasted half a day. On the whole nearly 1.5 days wasted. Otherwise it was good.”
Review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From British
  • On Jun 23 2019
“Mary, the CEO was great! She took very good care of us and kept the group together. Met some great people on the tour. Visited few communities on one of the days and it is great to see the local tradition as well as what G adventures are doing to help these communities. My trip also included the Lares trek which was guided by Jean Pierre who is a legend and his co assistant, Marco who was very friendly and helpful. They both made this trek memorable.”
Henry's review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Henry
  • From USA
  • On Jul 24 2019
“Excellent”
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.
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • 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. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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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 20 March 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 20 March 2021, 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. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

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

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : National Geographic JourneysGreater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
  • 2. Service Level : UpgradedQuality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - AverageSome tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup 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.
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.
  • This tour has been limited to a group size of 12 participants to protect against COVID-19. The tour will furthermore adhere to any local government restrictions on group sizes to ensure that everybody are kept safe.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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