One of our closest animal relations, sharing 97% of the same DNA, is the orang-utan, which are only found on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra.
A highlight of your Borneo adventure will undoubtedly be a cruise along the Menanggol river, a small tributary of the Kinabatangan river.
- All breakfasts and more
- Small Group 15 or less
- VIP door to door
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Enjoy the exhilarating experience of a lifetime travelling into Borneo's rainforests
Enjoy the exhilarating experience of a lifetime travelling into Borneo. Its rainforests are blessed with a stunning botanical diversity and unique wildlife which you can discover as part of a small group on this fascinating tour. Explore the foothills of Mount Kinabalu, cruise tropical rivers and thrill at the chance of seeing the orang-utans of Sepilok.
11 nights in hotels and 2 in flight
32 meals: 11 breakfasts (B), 10 lunches (L) and 11 dinners (D)
Free bar for 12 hours a day at the Magellan Sutera Resort
Excursions and visits
- Sabah Agriculture Park
- Poring Hot Springs and Kinabalu National Park
- Gomantong Caves
- Evening cruise on the Menanggol River
- Birdwatching cruise on an oxbow lake
- Sepilok Orang-utan Centre
- Sun Bear Conservation Centre
- Rainforest Discovery Centre
- Labuk Bay Monkey Sanctuary
- Sandakan sightseeing tour
- Kota Kinabalu city tour
Plus all this...
- VIP door-to-door travel service
- Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a discount if not required
- Return flights and transfers
- Saga tour manager
- Porterage at all hotels
Day 1 UK-Kota Kinabulu
After taking Saga’s included UK door-to-door travel service to Heathrow, depart in the evening for your overnight flight to Kota Kinabalu.
Day 2 Kota Kinabulu
Stay overnight at the all-inclusive Magellan Sutera Resort (5Q) where the free bar serving local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks is open 12 hours a day. D
Please note: Some building works are scheduled to the entrance area of the hotel in March and the beginning of April.
Day 3 Kota Kinabalu-Keningau
Visit Keningau's bustling night market. Spend two nights at the Perkasa Hotel (2Q). B, L, D
Day 4 Sabah Agricultural Park
Visit Sabah Agricultural Parkand a local handicraft centre. B, L, D
Day 5 Keningau-Kinabalu National Park
See Mahau Waterfall and Kundasang's market before two nights at Hill Lodges, Sutera Sanctuary Resorts (2Q+). Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks available between 6pm to 9pm. B, L, D
Day 6 Poring Hot Springs and Kinabalu National Park
Travel to Poring Hot Springs and see the park's Mountain Garden. B, L, D
Day 7 Kinabalu National Park - Sukau
Travel along the infamous ‘Sandakan Track’ route and stay two nights at the Proboscis Lodge Bukit Melapi (2Q). Enjoy an evening Menanggol River cruise. B, L, D
Day 8 Kinabatangan River
Join a birdwatching river trip on an oxbow lake. B, L, D
Day 9 Sukau-Gomantong Caves-Sandakan
Visit Gomantong Caves, Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary and the Rainforest Discovery Centre. Lunch at a local restaurant. Stay two nights at the Sabah Hotel (3Q). B, L, D
Day 10 Sandakan
Visit two wildlife conservation projects – Sepilok Orang-utan Centre and Sun Bear Conservation Centre. Lunch at a local restaurant. B, L, D
Day 11 Sandakan-Kota Kinabalu
Enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Sandakan before flying to Kota Kinabalu for a further two nights at the all-inclusive Magellan Sutera Resort (5Q). B, L, D
Day 12 Kota Kinabalu
Explore Kota Kinabalu on an included city tour and spend the rest of the day at leisure. B, L, D
Day 13 Kota Kinabalu
Travel to the airport for your overnight return flight. B
Day 14 Kota Kinabulu to UK
Arrive in the morning for your included UK VIP door-to-door travel service home.
Pre holiday extension, breakfasts included
Before your holiday, stay at the Renaissance Kuala Lumpur (4Q), set in the city's 'Golden Triangle'. Available when flying with Malaysia Airlines.
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Enjoy four nights at the all-inclusive Magellan Sutera Resort (5Q).
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Please note: From April until September the Al Fresco Restaurant at the Magellan Sutera will be closed for renovation.