Borneo Adventure

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  • No booking fees
  • COVID-19protected
  • Trekking
  • Wildlife safaris and game drives
  • Adventure
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  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Kuching, Malaysia
  • Ends Sepilok, Malaysia
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Summit Mt Kinabalu and witness the sunrise
  • Discover orangutans and wildlife in their natural habitat
  • Ascend Gunung Api for the limestone pinnacles
  • Travel by longboat and explore cave formations
Start in Kuching and end in Sepilok, the Borneo Adventure trip is a guided trekking tour that takes 14 days. You will travel through Nanga Sumpa, Sungai Mawang, Sandakan and 5 other destinations in Malaysia. Borneo Adventure is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

A real Borneo adventure. Trek rainforest and jungle trails in search of wildlife such as Orangutan, ascend limestone pinnacles and climb Mt Kinabalu. Sarawak and Sabah, located in the north of Malaysian Borneo, offer the ideal base for exploration of indigenous cultures, limestone formations, jungles, forests and an array of wildlife. Sarawak is home to amazing limestone caves, headhunter trails and the razor sharp Pinnacles. Sabah is covered in impenetrable tropical rainforest where the rafflesia – the world’s largest flowering plant, thrives together with an eclectic mix of other unusual plants. However, it is the wildlife for which Sabah is best known and we will wander trails through the forest reserves. Our adventure continues where we ascend high above the jungle canopy to the summit of Mount Kinabalu. It is unlikely that you could find a trip with more diversity and adventure.
5 - Excellent
Based on 624 reviews
Review for another World Expeditions tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 10 2016
“We recommend this trip - the Guide was excellent as were the support crew. Great food was provided and accommodation in tents was better than expected. The acclimatization was appropriate. We were impressed with all aspects of this trip.”
Review for another World Expeditions tour
4 - Very Good
  • Anonymous
  • On Jan 15 2019
“The trip lived up to my expectations. It was very well organised. The local guides were all very knowledgeable and passionate re their country. An interesting country with a fascinating history and culture and diverse geography and ecosystems. A great trip.”
Review for another World Expeditions tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 08 2018
“Daniel is an outstanding guide with an abundance of experience and knowledge of kayaking, the galaxy, history and sealife. He always went over and above our expectations with his superb cooking and little surprises . We could all see his passion and enjoyment, complimenting our enjoyment. The Yasawas is an extraordinary treasure of the pacific and I appreciated so much the opportunity to experience to kayak the ming blue waters, observe and swim with the prolific sea life, camp on the palm fringed beaches and meet the people who live there. Its a unique experience that will be treasured always. The great group of active individuals who participated in this adventure within this paradise made this trip unforgettable.”
  • Day 1 : Arrive Kuching
  • Day 2 : Travel to Nanga Sumpa
  • Day 3 : Trek to Mawang Camp
  • Day 4 : Trek to Sungai Mawang
  • Day 5 : Trek to Nanga Sumpa Lodge
  • Day 6 : Nanga Sumpa to Kuching
  • Day 7 : Fly to Mulu National Park, Deer Lang and Caves
  • Day 8 : Explore Wind and Clearwater Caves
  • Day 9 : Gunung Api Pinnacles
  • Day 10 : Fly to Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 11 : Trek to Pana Laban
  • Day 12 : Summit Mount Kinabalu
  • Day 13 : Fly to Sandakan, Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre & Kinabatangan River
  • Day 14 : Morning River Cruise, trip concludes
  • Comfortable hotels, simple park lodges/camps
  • 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 9 dinners (and 1 supper/early breakfast before the summit climb)
  • Airport transfers on Day 1, Day 14 and domestic flights
  • Private air conditioned vehicles
  • Local guides (English speaking). You will have a different local guide for each major section of the trip including Kuching, Mulu and Kinabalu
  • National Park permit fees
  • Sightseeing and entry fees as per itinerary
  • International airfare, Visa, Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Domestic flights: Kuching-Mulu, Mulu-Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu-Sandakan
  • Meals and beverages not indicated in the program
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, phone calls, alcohol etc
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Porters for the trek to the Pinnacles or the Mt Kinabalu climb.
  • Excess baggage charges
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Borneo Adventure tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 21 July 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 21 July 2021, a deposit of 352 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Borneo Adventure 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.


For this Borneo Adventure 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.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Smaller group sizes have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19 and to ensure that the tour complies with local authorities’ guidelines.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this trip. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • A multitude of COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • This tour has obtained a COVID-19 CLEAN accreditation from Quality Tourism Australia.
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