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Best Of Borneo

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highlights
  • One of the last remaining truly wild places on earth, Borneo offers rare treats for the nature lover – see Orangutans at the Semenggoh Sanctuary and the quirky proboscis monkeys in Bako National Park
  • Discover the colourful history of the Iban people and spend the night in a traditional longhouse with a local family
  • Explore one of the world’s largest cave networks and witness a sunset hunting exodus of millions of bats, twisting through the sky like a plume of black smoke in Gunung Mulu National Park
  • Follow in the infamous footsteps of tribal warriors on a trek through wild, dense jungle on the Headhunters’ Trail
The Best of Borneo tour starts in Kuching and ends in Kota kinabalu. The Best of Borneo is an Explorer tour that takes 21 days taking you from Kuching to Kota kinabalu and 13 other destinations in Malaysia.

Imagine a place that is spiritual and wild, colourful and mysterious, and full of tantalising secrets - this is beautiful Borneo. From the steamy jungles of Mulu National Park and the secluded beaches of Turtle Island, to the graceful orangutans at Sepilok and small villages nestled in the shadow of Mt Kinabalu, Borneo is a true gem of South East Asia. Experience captivating sunsets, be welcomed on homestays, travel along scenic trails, laze on tropical beaches and see an abundance of wildlife - this is a tour to remember forever.
Day 1 Kuching

Day 2 Bako National Park

Day 3 Kuching

Day 4 Iban Longhouse

Day 5 Mulu National Park

Day 5-7 Mulu National Park

Day 6 Mulu National Park

Day 7 Mulu National Park

Day 8 Headhunters' Trail/Limbang

Day 9 Kota Kinabalu

Day 10 Kota Kinabalu

Day 11 Dusun Village

Day 12 Mt Kinabalu

Day 13 Mt Kinabalu

Day 14 Mt Kinabalu / Poring Hot Springs

Day 15 Poring Hot Springs

Day 16 Kinabatangan River

Day 17 Sandakan

Day 18 Turtle Island

Day 19 Sepilok Orangutan Reserve

Day 20 Kota Kinabalu

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what’s included Accommodation
  • Cabin (multishare) (2 nts), Chalet (1 nt), Dormitory (2 nts), Homestay (2 nts), Hostel (4 nts), Hotel (7 nts), Jungle Lodge (1 nt), Resort (1 nt)
Meals
  • 16 Breakfasts, 7 Dinners & 6 Lunch
Transport
  • 4x4, Speed boat, Mini van, Ferry, Longtail boat, Plane, Taxi
Group Leader
  • One group leader will accompany you on this tour. The aim of the group leader is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you to have the best possible trip
Included activities
  • Bako National Park
  • Bako NP - Night Walk
  • Semengohh Orangutan Sanctuary
  • Niah National Park
  • Iban Longhouse - Cultural show
  • Mulu National Park
  • Mulu NP - Guided walk through Deer and Lang Caves
  • Mulu NP - Guided walk through Wind and Clearwater Caves
  • Mulu NP - Guided trek along Headhunters' Trails
  • Mulu NP - Longboat ride along the Melinau & Terikan Rivers
  • Tanak Nabalu - Orchard and Hill trek
  • Tanak Nabalu - Cultural Show
  • Mt Kinabalu climb
  • Kinabatangan River - Night jungle walk
  • Kinabatangan River - Sunset wildlife boat trip
  • Kinabatangan River - Dawn Wildlife Cruise
  • Turtle Island - National Park
  • Sepilok - Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Sandakan - War Memorial
what’s excluded
  • International Flights
  • 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
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Best of Borneo tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 21 days
Tour Type Group Tour  
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Starts/Ends Kuching, Malaysia/Kota kinabalu, Malaysia
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Good to know Travel Insurance

The Best of Borneo tour requires that you have a travel insurance covering emergency evacuation and repatriation.

Payment

Bookmundi only requires a deposit of 250 USD to confirm this tour. For any departures before 22 August 2017 full payment is required.

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.

Cancellation No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of Borneo tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 58 days of departure.
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