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Borneo 10 Days - Home of the Orangutans

From £688.00 per person.

Tour details :
• Seeing Orangutans in their natural environment • The North Borneo Steam Locomotive Railway - • The world class facilities at the 1st Class Luxurious Le Meridian or Pacific Sutera Located within easy reach of Malaysia and Singapore nestled in the South China Sea, is the worlds third largest Island ,the island of Borneo conjures images of rainforests dating back to when time began unique and rare wildlife, some of which is still being discovered , and some of which has yet to be discovered as well as some of the worlds most rare fauna including the worlds biggest flower and not forgetting its most famous inhabitant, the Orang Utan. Your holiday focuses on the state of Malaysian Borneo - Sabah, previously known as British North Borneo and one of the few places where the Orang Utan can be seen in its natural environment. You will staying at the famous centrally located Le Meridian with pool and all amenities associated with a top 5 star Hotel or the luxurious first class Pacific Sutrea hotel, with a beautiful beach front and an abundance of facilities located a stones throw away from the state capital Kota Kinabalu.

Accommodation:
Le Meridian :
Experience the best of both worlds at Le
Méridien Kota Kinabalu... a city hotel
strategically located in a resort destination.
with its unique charm, Le Méridien Kota
Kinabalu embraces both the aesthetic and
eclectic beauty of the capital of Sabah, offering unsurpassed views of both the city and the South China Sea. Step out of the hotel lobby and you'll be pleasantly delighted by the hotel's proximity to the Waterfront Esplanade, Handicraft Centre, commercial malls and retail facilities. Guest Rooms Chic, modern and elegant, the guestrooms offer a sense of serenity and comfort, with panoramic views of the South China Sea or the old charm of the city landscape. Each guestroom is luxuriously appointed and equipped to meet your needs, be it for business or pleasure. Wired with 21st century technology you, you find in each room.

The lodge is built from local materials consists of wooden huts built on stilts are typical to this area. All rooms are typical to this area. All rooms are with an attached bathroom, hot water and fan. It has a restaurant and a bar with a river facing view which provides an ideal setting for dinner and relaxing.
Suggested Extensions / Options
Sunday Native Market – Free *
An Escorted walk along the famous colourful Gaya market where native tribes and peoples from all over North Borneo flaunt their wares. Be prepared to me amused and amazed , some great bargains to be had, and we will help you choose and bargain!

Shop until you Drop – Free*
With an escorted shopping trip , we will help you shop until you drop! assisting you in purchasing those great bargains at a fraction of UK prices , CDs, jeans, clothing, 24 gold jewelry made to order, native
handicrafts, souvenirs, batiks. electronic mountain in South East Asia is well known for it diverse flora and fauna. It is home to some of the innumerable species of exotic plants, resplendent birds, insects and small mammals which some are not found anywhere else in the world. Kinabalu Park surround by jungle trails enable visitors to savor this rich experience in a relaxing ambience. *** Kinabalu Park is a World Heritage Site *** (NOTE: Please bring along walking shoes, sweater, insect repellent & raincoat)
Upon arrival at Poring Hot Spring, start
with a bit of jungle trekking up a slope to the CANOPY WALKWAY for a better appreciation of the rainforest. Try to catch sight of the small mammals, reptiles and insects during the trek. After finishing the trek, take a dip in the Japanese style bath tubs filled with running sulfured water rising from the earth’s depth and soak in the self-mixed warm water believed to have therapeutic effect. Before departing the Hot Spring for lunch, stop by at the vegetable market in Kundasang. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. After lunch, make a brief stopover at the Kinabalu Park Headquarters located at 1500m above sea level. Horse riding along the Beach - Prices £40.00
If you love horses this is for you! Ride along
the beach at sunset or to neighbouring villages Seasonal Extensions/Options - Prices on
request
Manukan Island 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT
Manukan is one of the five islands that’s make up the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Chalets, jogging trek, swimming pool and restaurant can be found on the island. This is an ideal place for peace and relaxing.

Golf courses that fire up your imagination
with it's exquisitely manicured greens &
fairways, sandy dunes & challenging traps and undulating landscape. world class 18- hole championship golf course designed by the likes of Ronald Fream ,Ted Parslow and Jack Niclaus .Sabah is an excellent venue for golfing, with many 18 holes championship golf courses for your selection.

 

You will be able to visit the Sepilok Orang
Utan Sanctuary (a short flight from Kota Kinabalu) near the town of Sandakan - offering you the chance to see our closest relative. Established in 1964 to return orphaned apes into the wild and is the largest of its kind in the world.
Included is a trip through time - aboard the
North Borneo Railway. Powered by a British

Vulcan steam locomotive, the railway was
built by the British in the 19th century as transportation for the plantations. Now restored and renovated, your journey takes you through the countryside of Sabah to the small town of Papar with spectacular sights of paddy fields, plantations, the coast, villages and the locals going about their daily lives.

Pacific Sutera:
Superior first class hotel with extensive
dining and recreational facilities. Rooms feature Telephone, minibar, satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities.
The Pacific Sutera features 500 immaculately appointed rooms and suites to offer the ultimate in comfort and luxury in a relaxed resort setting. This is carried through to the design of the hotel itself with a grand entrance and lobby with high ceiling and commanding views of the sea.
An unquestionable highlight of The Pacific Sutera's 500 deluxe rooms and suites is the view. Immaculately appointed guest rooms offer the ultimate in comfort and luxury, with a subtle touch of elegance. Sukau River Lodge:
Located approximately 2 hours drive from Sandakan, this uniquely styled river lodge built by the lower Kinabatangan River which is about 500 kms long , the river has a rich and varied wildlife – Wake up to the sounds of hornbills, bizarre red long nose proboscis monkey (endemic to Borneo Island), orang utans, macaque, red and silver leaf monkey, elephants, dozens of beautiful exotic birds , crocodiles, civet cats and otters.
Boat trip from the lodge is the most
convenient way to see the wildlife and the
tropical wilderness as well as the colourful
local villagers living along the meandering
river at the village of Sukau.

items as well as unique and rare items,such
as antiques and
Flavours of Borneo invitation to
Lunch/Supper- Free*
Please join us as our guests for a sumptuous meal including the best that Borneo has to offer in local Indian Malay Chinese Thai food and beverages at a well known local eatery as used by the locals. Turtle Island and the Rainforest - Prices
from £120
Optional two night adventure to the east of the island. From Sandakan we head into the rainforest and the Sukau River Lodge! set on the Kinabangtan River, with opportunity to view birds and wildlife in virgin mangrove, wetland and rainforest habitats. Late afternoon take a two hours river cruise using electric motor in search of some of the 10 primate species including Proboscis monkeys as they settle down on treetops along the Kinabatangan River. Return for solar heated hot shower, candle light dinner and slide show conducted by naturalist guide.Selingan’s famous Turtle Island, set in the Sulu Sea You will be Free at leisure to explore island, swim and snorkel. After dinner, wait for signal from the Park Ranger before we proceed in small groups to watch Green Turtle lay eggs on the beach, transplanting of eggs to hatchery and release of baby turtles to the sea. You are welcome to assist. This island has been a park conservation area since 1977 and turtles have been nesting here every night throughout the year.
Mount Kinabalu Mountain Lodge - Full
day or overnight at Mount Kinabalu - Prices from £40.00 Set in a national park beneath the impressive peak of Mount Kinabalu, the tallest Mountain in SE Asia. Drive through the scenic countryside and witness the breathtaking view of our Mountain Range. The drive will make a brief stop at Nabalu, a typical roadside market and the local tea plantations along the way . "Mt. KINABALU" the highest

Day trip to a Runggus Native Village with English speaking guide by car through rural countryside with light lunch
City & museum tour with English speaking guide; light lunch Cultural village tour with English speaking guide ; half day
Snorkel and picnic on nearby island ; half day White Water Rapid Rafting Borneo has great natural free flowing rapids to suit all levels Helicopter ride Take a spectacular Birds eye
view of this paradise Island


Scuba warm water diving course [3 days]
PADI Certified
Save a fortune and become a PADI
qualified diver in beautiful clear warm crystal waters in half the time and at a fraction of the price in UK !

 


Left luggage On your request and subject to prior arrangement, we can hold your luggage when you go on short tours. These have to be well locked and contain no perishables and no valuables. No extra charge payable except for transportation in some cases.
Optional activities and tours: payable and to be arranged early in advance; details on request City Tour and off the beaten track escapade Food Tour - experience local dishes and beverages Half!Day Mount Kinabalu, tea plantation visit and cultural tour Mount Kinabalu climb Water Rafting [full day, road and train transfer through rural country] with English speaking guide with light lunch; transfer from your resort after breakfast, travel through country by road and train, enjoy the Sea food KK is well known for sea food. Enjoy a dinner at one of the more popular local sea food restaurants where you select from live aquariums; lobsters, crabs, prawns, fish of many varieties, mussels, abalone and many many more species - all live; and request for these to be cooked the way you like; steamed fish, chilly crabs, steamed prawns etc. Try the "Ocean" and/or the "Port View Waterfront" restaurants. Food generally In KK town, food in restaurants is very affordable compared to prices in UK. Meals can be bought for as little as £ 2.00 !There is Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Italian restaurants, cafes with western food. Try Little Italy below the Capitol hotel opposite the Merdeka shopping complex. Also fast foods like KFC, McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Burger King, Coffee Beans. Shop till you drop Go shopping at the Centre Point and the Merdeka shopping complex. Prices at fraction of UK price. CDs, jeans, clothing, gold jewelry made to order, native handicrafts, souvenirs, batiks. If you need a local companion to go along, we can try and arrange if you let us know in advance. Main terms and conditions Subject to availability of rooms and reconfirmation after full payment; We reserve the right to change the order of program; Some program or activity may be subject to cancellation due to weather condition with no refund; Time where indicated are estimates only; Sightings of birds animals marine and other creatures are not guaranteed;
All transfers by boat, road and domestic flights [economy class] are included where these are indicated.

 
thrill of rafting down river and returning to your resort by early evening Day trip to a Runggus Native Villagewith English speaking guide by car trough rural country with light lunch City & Museum tour with English speaking guide; light lunch Cultural village tour with English speaking guide ; half day Overnight stay on Manukan island or go on an island hopping tour Snorkel and picnic on nearby island ; half day Horse Riding
Helicopter Ride
Scuba Diving course [4 days] PADI Certified B L D meaning breakfast, lunch, dinner are included where these or any of them are indicated; Cost of guides where indicated and all park entrance fees payable are included; Hire charges for snorkeling and diving equipment not included; Excludes camera fees, tips and services not expressly included; We reserve the right to change to alternative accomodation of equal or similar standard; Recommended to have the following with you: Insect repellent; light rain coat; small binoculars; light tropical wear; hat, small torch light with batteries, beach wear; sun lotion and such medication as your doctor may advise you.

 

 



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