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Borneo Rainforest Adventure


from £2,749 per person 14 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £68 if not required
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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.


12 nights in hotels and 2 in flight

33 meals: 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 11 dinners

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.

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September 1, 2016 and August 31, 2017

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Day 1 UK-Kota Kinabalu

After taking Saga’s included UK door-to-door travel service to Heathrow, depart in the evening for your overnight flight to Kota Kinabalu.

Kota Kinabalu Sabah Borneo Asia

Day 2 Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu

Stay two nights at the Hilton Kota Kinabalu (4Q).

Kota Kinabalu Malaysia Asia

Day 3 Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu

Enjoy an afternoon city tour and a welcome dinner this evening B,D

Kota Kinabalu Malaysia Asia

Day 4 Kota Kinabalu-Keningau


Pass through stunning mountain scenery en route to Keningau where you can visit the bustling night market. Spend two nights at the Perkasa Hotel (2Q). B,L,D

Keningau Malaysia Asia

Day 5 Sabah Agricultural Park

Tropical insects

Visit the beautiful landscaped gardens of the Sabah Agricultural Park this morning and discover an exotic world home to a multitude of birds, insects and mammals. This afternoon, visit a local handicraft centre. B,L,D

Sabah Agricultural Park Malaysia Asia

Day 6 Keningau-Kinabalu National Park

Mahua waterfall

Trace the ridges of the lush Crocker Range to Kinabalu National Park. Pause en route to witness the rushing cascades at picturesque Mahau Waterfall and peruse the stalls laden with a colourful array of fruit and flowers at Kundasang's market. Stay two nights at Hill Lodges, Sutera Sanctuary Resorts (2Q+). B,L,D

Keningau Malaysia Asia

Day 7 Poring Hot Springs and Kinabalu National Park

Rafflesia flower

Travel to Poring Hot Springs for a bird's-eye view of the rainforest from the 40-metre high canopy walkway. Alternatively, if it is closed, enjoy a stroll through the exotic tropical gardens instead. The park is set at the base of Mount Kinabalu and is a botanical paradise home to hundreds of species of orchids and the world's largest flower, the rare and pungent rafflesia. This afternoon, you can see a showcase of the park's flora on a visit to Mountain Garden. B,L,D

Kinabalu National Park Kota Kinabalu Sabah Borneo Asia

Day 8 Kinabalu National Park - Sukau

River trip

Leave the hilly Ranau region of Kinabalu and travel along the infamous ‘Sandakan Track’ route where British and Australian prisoners worked as labourers during World War II. Continue to Sukau village for two nights at the Proboscis Lodge Bukit Melapi (2Q). Listen out for the chatter of monkeys, tropical birds and insects on an evening rainforest cruise along the Menanggol River. B,L,D

Sukau Sabah Borneo Asia

Day 9 Kinabatangan River


Explore the dense lowland rainforests on a river trip that follows an oxbow lake, perfect for a spot of birdwatching. B,L,D

Day 10 Sukau-Gomantong Caves-Sandakan

Proboscis Monkey

Travel to Sandakan today, pausing en route at the Gomantong Caves where local people collect edible birds’ nests. In Sandakan, seek out the primates in the mangrove forests of Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary. Lunch at a local restaurant. Stay two nights at the Sabah Hotel (3Q). B,L,D

Sandakan Borneo Malaysia Asia

Day 11 Sandakan


Visit two wildlife conservation projects that rehabilitate animals with the goal of returning them to the wild – Sepilok Orang-utan Centre and Sun Bear Conservation Centre – and learn about Borneo's delicate eco-system on a visit to the Rainforest Discovery Centre where you can stroll through the treetops on a walkway. Lunch at a local restaurant. B,L,D

Sandakan Borneo Malaysia Asia

Day 12 Sandakan-Kota Kinabalu-Manukan Island

Manukan Island

After a city tour of Sandakan, fly to Kota Kinabalu, then travel by boat to Manukan Island and spend two nights at the Manukan Island Resort (3Q+) B, L, D.

Sandakan Sabah Borneo Asia Kota Kinabalu

Day 13 Manukan Island

Manukan Island

At leisure – relax by the pool or on the beach, or perhaps enjoy some of the resort's activities. B,L,D

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Day 14 Manukan Island-Kota Kinabalu-UK

Kota Kinabalu

Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu for your return overnight flight back to the UK. B

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Day 15 UK

Fly home

Arrive this morning for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.