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Malaysia holiday - Splendours of Borneo

7 days: This fasinating tour provides an opportunity to experience the main highlights and abundant diversity of wildlife and culture found in Borneo's rain forests.

Kinabalu National Park, Mulu National Park, Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and 2 days/1 nights stay at Iban Longhouse to visit the native 'head hunter tribe of Borneo'.

Kota Kinabalu National Park- Mulu - Miri -Kuching - Semenggok Orang Utan centre - Iban Longhouse.

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This tour is designed to easily fit in with your own tailored flight and holiday arrangements, or we can arrange your international and domestic flights for you. Also we can extend the tour by including hotel accomodation and a site seeing tour in Kuala Lumpur, duration to suit your requirements. Contact us for details.

DAY 01 KOTA KINABALU

Arrival into Kota Kinabalu and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon we proceed on a city tour of Kinabula, where we visit the highest point for a panoramic view of Kota Kinabalu. We will also see Likas Bay, the Sabah Foundation building (exterior), Kinabula Buddhist Temple, the State Museum, State Mosque (exterior) and the water village (photostop only). Overnight accommodation.

DAY 02 KOTA KINABALU (MON)

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

DAY 03 KOTA KINABALU - MULU

After breakfast we transfer to the airport for your flight to Mulu on D72174 @ 1050/1140 hours. Arrive at Mulu National Park - the home to the largest cave passage in the world and a paradise for naturalists. Mulu Park is known to have 1500 species of wild orchids and 67 species of animals (sighting of animals are not guaranteed).

After a quick lunch at the canteen, we start our journey to Lang's Cave and Deer Cave. This interesting walk on a raised platform goes through peat swamp forest. We will also explore the Garden of Eden. Our journey back will be through Deer Cave. However, we will rest until evening, and if weather permits, see a strange but natural phenomenon at the mouth of the cave. Overnight. Meals : Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

DAY 04 MULU-MIRI

American Breakfast. We will continue with our exploration of Mulu caves and this morning proceed by boat to Clearwater Cave. You may swim at the Clearwater spring, where you will also have lunch. After lunch, we will explore the Cave of the Winds, and then to a Penan tribe longhouse at Batu Bungan. Return to Mulu and proceed to the airport. Fly to Miri on D72235 @ 1530/1555 hours. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch

DAY 05 MIRI-KUCHING

After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight MH2801 0840/0940 hours to Kuching. Transfer to your hotel. Proceed on a city tour of Kuching in the afternoon. 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 Southeast Asia. Overnight Accommodation.

DAY 06 KUCHING - SEMENGGOK ORANG UTAN-LONGHOUSE

Breakfast in the hotel. Early morning depart to 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. Witness the feeding of the Orang Utans subject to the animals approaching the feeding platform.

Depart for an overnight stay at a guest house located beside an Iban longhouse. On arrival, the natives of the Iban tribe in the longhouse will welcome you. Ibans make up the largest group of natives in Sarawak and were once considered the head-hunters of Borneo. Today, they are farmers and amongst the friendliest people. You are free to mingle with the longhouse dwellers and even try your hand with their daily chores or enjoy the serenity of the rainforest or go for a swim in the river.

After dinner, meet the Headman of the longhouse and be entertained by traditional dances. Try the rice wine and 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 07 IBAN LONGHOUSE-KCH

Wake up to the crows of the roosters. After breakfast, we will see a demonstration of the various pastime games played by the natives such as cock-fighting and blow-pipe competitions. Departure to Kuching. Lunch en route. Proceed to Kuching airport or to the beach resorts in the Damai Peninsular. All outbound flights to be after 1600 hours. Lunch en route. Proceed to Kuching airport or to the beach resorts in the Damai Peninsular to relax or visit the interesting Bako National Park which contains almost every type of vegetation found in Borneo. All outbound flights to be after 1600 hours.

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We can also arrange private guided tours, please contact us to discuss your requirement.

Price Includes (The prices shown are 'per person' FROM, subject to airfare confirmation)

  • Accommodation for 6Nights as above stated hotel and room category;
  • Tours and Transfers as mentioned in the itinerary with an English Speaking Guide;
  • All tours and transfers will be done on SIC Basis;
  • Entrance Fees at above stated
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary.

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance, air fare, tipping.

Note:

  • 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.
  • Sarawak Museum and Fort Magherita is close on public holidays.
  • Benarat Inn Longhouse style, individual rooms with attached bathroom, fan, no water heater, and generator will be switched off by midnight.

The itinerary is designed according to the most updated information of the flight available, although occasionally the sequence in which cities are visited and duration of time spent in each city can change due to local conditions which are out of our control. The above itinerary highlights the main attractions that are to be visited each day. Further places of interest may be visited during your stay, which will provide unique ethnic and cultural handcraft shopping opportunities. We reserve the right to change, amend or alter the itinerary, although we will act in your best interests to handle any amendments. Please refer to the booking form for detailed terms & conditions.

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