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Experience Borneo Adventure Tour

Asia

  • Malaysia

For the adventurer who wants to see as much of Sabah as possible (and in two weeks, no less!) but doesn't want to summit Mt Kinabalu, this is your opportunity. Go for a dip in the awe-inspiring Wind and Clearwater caves of Gunung Mulu National Park. Opt to go snorkelling on the island haven of Pulau Tiga. Get up close and personal with the orangutans at a rehabilitation centre (selfie time!). Really though, you want Sabah? It's waiting for you.


Highlights

Visit Mulu National Park and search for bats, Spot an array of wildlife from a cruise on the Klias River, Explore the tropical island of Pulau Tiga, Trek to a mud volcano, Pick fresh ingredients at a local farm for a cooking class


What's Included

Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Foodie Moment: Cooking Class, Kota Belud. Deer and Lang caves visit. Bat exodus observation. Longhouse market visit (Batu Bungan). Wind and Clearwater caves exploration. Mud volcano visit and trek (Pulau Tiga). Morning and evening Kinabatangan River safaris. Guided oxbow lake visit and wildlife spotting (Kinabatangan). Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre visit. Turtle hatchery visit. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Hotels (6 nts), homestay (1 nt, multi
share), lodge (3 nts), jungle hostel (2 nts), permanent tented camp (1 nt).


Meals Included

13 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners


Transport

Private vehicle, boat, ferry, longboat, plane, walking.


Group Leader Description

All G Adventures group trips are accompanied by one of our Chief Experience Officers (CEO) throughout. The aim of the CEO is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting
we think it's the best of both worlds.


Emergency Fund

Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $250 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!


Solo Travellers

We believe solo travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and solo travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.


Spending Money

Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.


What to Take

You will be on the move a good deal, so pack as lightly as possible (under 10 kg/22lb). It is to your advantage as you are expected to carry your own luggage, though distances are never great. We do not allow the use of video cameras when staying in the villages as it can be perceived by the local people as highly obtrusive. Most travellers carry their luggage in a pack, although an overnight bag with a shoulder strap would suffice. Suitcases are not appropriate for this particular trip! You need to bring your main piece of luggage as well as a small to medium backpack for overnight trips (30
35 litres/8
9 gallons), for the jungle camp and for Mulu. In this, you will need to carry a change of clothes, torch/flashlight, toiletries, warm clothes, and any other essentials.

Day 1 Kota Kinabalu

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 2 Kota Kinabalu/Pulau Tiga

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 3 Pulau Tiga/Beaufort

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 4 Beaufort

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 5 Beaufort to Mulu National Park

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 6 Mulu National Park

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 7 Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 8 Kota Kinabalu/Kota Belud

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 9 Kota Belud/Sungai Kinabatangan

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 10 Sungai Kinabatangan

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 11 Sungai Kinabatangan/Sepilok

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 12 Sepilok/Pulau Libaran

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 13 Pulau Libaran/Kota Kinabalu

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 14 Kota Kinabalu

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Details

Prices from: €1929.00

Duration: 14 Days

Trip Style: Classic

Service Level: Standard

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max: 15

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My Own Room Exceptions

Please note that if you have booked the "My Own Room" option for this tour, you will receive your own single accommodation for all night stops, with the following exceptions: day 8 (homestay).

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