07 DAYS - SPLENDOURS OF BORNEO

A 7 day trip to Malaysia 
4
4 out of 5 stars
1 reviews

A journey that takes you to the splendid highlights of Sabah and Sarawak. The tour will give you an over view of the beautiful island of Borneo, the third largest island in the world and home to home exotic wildlife, with the endemic Proboscis Monkey as the island's highlight. The flora species found in this island are plentiful, marked by the world’s largest flower called Raflesia which blooms from 1 - 15 days and can weigh up to 7 kilos!

Customize This Trip For Me
Most tours are customized for private travel.

General Information

Photos
A reflection of the Putra Mosque at sunset in Malaysia.
Detailed Itinerary

Departure Dates 

Every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from Kota Kinabalu with minimum 02 paxs

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1

DAY 01 KOTA KINABALU
On arrival to Kota Kinabalu, you will met and transferred to your hotel for check in. The afternoon introductory tour will take you to the highlights of Kota Kinabalu, the state capital of the Land Below The Wind. You will visit the highest point for a panoramic view of the city, an exclusive residential area, Likas Bay, the exterior of Sabah Foundation building, Buddhist Temple, the State Museum, State Mosque and the water village (photostop only). Overnight.

Day 2

DAY 02 KOTA KINABALU
Breakfast. Depart for a full day excursion to Kinabalu National Park, the base of the highest mountain in Southeast Asia. The Park is a botanist’s paradise with over a thousand species of orchids, numerous Rhododendrons and pitcher plants as well as a large species of birds. A park guide will take you on a nature walk this morning. You will also visit the exhibition hall and watch a slide presentation on Kinabalu National Park and Mount Kinabalu. Overnight. (Meals: Breakfast/Lunch)

Day 3

DAY 03 KOTA KINABALU-MULU
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for MH 3253 @ 1000/1055 hours to Mulu.
The Mulu National Park is one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and home to the largest cave passage in the world. The Park is also a paradise for naturalists with 1500 species of flowering plants, 170 species of wild orchids and 67 species of animals (sighting of animals are not guaranteed).
Depart by boat to Park Head Quarters and then take a 3 km plank walk through peat swamp forest to explore Deer and Lang's Caves. If weather permits in the evening, you will be able to experience the natural phenomenon of millions of bats flying in snake-like formations in search of food.
Overnight. (Meals : Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Day 4

DAY 04 MULU-MIRI
After breakfast., we will continue with our exploration of the Mulu to the Clearwater Cave. You may swim at the Clearwater spring near the Clearwater Cave. After exploring the Wind Cave, we will proceed to a Penan tribe longhouse at Batu Bungan. Return to Mulu and proceed to the airport. Your flight to Miri is on MH 3641 @ 1300/1330 hours. On arrival you will be met and transfer to your hotel. Overnight.
(Meals: Breakfast/Packed Lunch)

Day 5

DAY 05 MIRI-KUCHING
After breakfast, you will proceed to the airport for flight MH2803 ( 0850/0950 hours ) to Kuching. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon, we will explore the city via a tour of Kuching. The highlights on this tour are view of Fort Margherita from the waterfront, across the Sarawak River (no public admission), Tua Pek Kong Temple – the oldest Chinese temple in Kuching and the Sarawak Museum, reputed to be the best museum in South East Asia. Overnight.
(Meals : Breakfast)

Day 6

DAY 06 KUCHING – SEMENGGOK ORANG UTAN-LONGHOUSE
After breakfast, we will visit the Semonggok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre that houses the Orang Utan, honey bears and other protected species of wildlife, rescued from captivity. These wildlife are then carefully nutured and rehabilitated into their natural surroundings. If we are lucky, we will be able to see the Orang Utrans up close as they come forward to the platform to accept food fed by the Rangers.
From Semenggok, we depart for an overnight stay at a guest house beside an Iban longhouse. On arrival, you will be welcomed by the Iban natives from the Longhouse. These former head hunter warriors makes up the largest group of natives in Sarawak. Today, they are amongst the friendliest people and many are farmers. You are free to mingle with the Longhouse dwellers, enjoy the serenity of the rainforest or swim in the river.
After dinner, we will visit the Headman of the Longhouse and as a guest, you will be entertained with various traditional dances and home made rice wine. You might even be invited to participate in the graceful Warrior’s Dance, the Ngajat. Overnight in a guesthouse (consist of individual beds with mosquito netting for each bed. There are proper shower and toilet facility). (Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Day 7

DAY 07 IBAN LONGHOUSE-KCH
Wake up to the crows of the roosters. After breakfast, we will watch a demonstration of the various games played by the natives in their pastime, such as cock-fighting and blow-pipe competitions. We depart for Kuching airport with lunch en route. Due to the journey and to be sure that you will not be late, we strongly advice that you book on onward flight after 1600 hrs.
Suggested post tour activity : Beach resorts in the Damai Peninsular or visit the interesting Bako National Park which contains almost every type of vegetation found in Borneo.
Package
* Benarat Inn – Triple Share is not available
* Airfare is not included.
What to bring:
Rain coat, hand torch, personal toiletries, cotton material clothing, swimming attire, body soap, walking shoes with rubber sole, anti-malaria tablets and sun tan/block lotion.
Note: Sarawak Museum is closed on public holidays.
Benarat Inn - Longhouse style, individual rooms with attached bathroom, fan, no water heater, and generator will be switched off by midnight.