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Nature Itinerary  A - From £750 Pounds All inclusive! 11 days
Day 1
Arrival and met at KK airport
Transfer to water front hotel
Relax and recuperate from the long flight
Overnight at KK hotel

Day 2 B
Relax at hotel
Overnight at KK hotel

Day 3 BLD
After breakfast transfer through rural country for sight seeing and Rungus
[native] village
with English speaking guide
Overnight at rungus village;

Day 4 BL
Transfer from rungus village to Mount Kinabalu park [world heritage site]
hot spring forest canopy bridge; English speaking guide
Check into kk hotel by the city by late afternoon [close to the Little
Italy Restaurant, sea food restaurant and shopping complex]
Overnight at hotel

Day 5 B L D
Check out from hotel for early transfer to KK airport for domestic flight
to Sandakan. [about 1 hr]
Met on arrival in Sandakan, transfer to jetty for 45 minutes boat ride by
speedboat to Selingan Island. Check into chalet. Free at leisure to
explore island, swim and snorkel. After dinner, wait for signal from the
Park Ranger to proceed in small groups to look for Green Turtle(s) come
ashore to lay eggs on the beach, transplanting of eggs to hatchery and
release of baby turtles to the sea. Tourists are welcome to assist. This
island is a park conservation area since 1977 and turtles have been
nesting here almost every night throughout the year.

Overnight at Selingan island

Day 6   [B L D] Selingan to Sukau
Transfer to Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre. Trek ten minutes through the
rainforest on wooden plank walks to witness the feeding of the orang utans
at about 10.00am. Continue to Sandakan jetty for an estimated 2 hours boat
journey to Sukau Rainforest along North Borneo's longest river, the
Kinabatangan, with opportunity to view birds and wildlife in mangroves,
wetlands and rainforest habitats. River cruise in search of some of the 10
primate species including Proboscis monkeys as they settle down on
treetops along the banks of Kinabatangan River.

Overnight at Sukau

Day 7 [B L D]
Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills; river cruise up the
Kinabatangan river to view more birds and wildlife. Proceed to the
Kelenanap ox-bow lake for a short jungle walk (if weather permits).
Experience the wilderness of Borneo.

Overnight at Sukau

Day 8 [B L ] ;
Checkout from Sukau; Proceed about 27 km overland to Gomantong caves. Trek
20 minutes through the rainforest to the cave entrance. Your guide will
brief you on the cave faunas including bats, swiftlets and crabs among
others and their contribution to maintaining a balanced ecology and
significance to the local economy. When in season, witness the collecting
of birds' nests by the local people using bamboo ladders and poles.

Transfer to sandakan airport for flight to kk; arriving kk by late
afternoon, met and transfer to a water front hotel
Overnight at water front hotel in KK


Day 9 B
Relax at pools or walk the vast landscaped grounds
Overnight at resort hotel

Day 10 B
Relax
Overnight at resort hotel

Day   11 B
After breakfast you may have most of the day free at leisure; depending on
your departure time. We suggest departure at early evening.
Bon Voyage

if you wish to stay longer we suggest 2 nights at mulu resort by the
jungle river for natur and caves . please visit  
www.royalmuluresort.com
another destination recommended is 2 nights at danum valley resort set in midst of borneo's virgin jungle rain forest .


 

Nature Itinerary   B from £ 950 All inclusive! 11 Days
Day 1 breakfast
Arrival in kota kinabalu airport, met and transfer to resort hotel in kk
We suggest arriving mid day instead of evening]
Most arrive via a flight to Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Overnight in resort

Day 2 breakfast
Free at leisure and relax to recover from the long flight

Day 3 breakfast
After early breakfast, transfer from kk resort o kk airport for domestic
flight to sandakan. Met at sandakan airport and transfer to check into
small resort within walking distance to sepilok orang utan sanctuary.
Guided tour with english speaking guide to sepilok

Day 4 breakfast
Visit sepilok on your own

Day 5 breakfast
Visit sepilok on your own

Day 6
Visit sepilok on your own

Day 7 breakfast lunch dinner
Check out from sepilok to jetty for boat ride to selingan [turtle ]
island. have opportunity to see turtles coming ashore to lay eggs, snorkel
dive relax [hire of snorkel quipment not included] english speaking guide
Overnight at selingan island

Day 8 breakfast lunch dinner
After breakfast transfer to sukau river jungle resort by boat
Monkeys, proboscis monkeys birds river cruise. English speaking guide
Overnight at sukau

Day 9 breakfast lunch dinner
At sukau

Day 10 breakfast lunch
After breakfast transfer from sukau to sandakan for a brief tour with
english speaking guide and lunch then to sandakan airport for domestic
flight to kk. Or arrival in kk airport met, and transfer to sea front
hotel in kk .
Overnight in kk

Day 11 breakfast
Met at hotel lobby and transfer to kk airport
Bon voyage
[or extend your stay in kk with options for the following activities:
details on request]

a 2 night trip to Mulu resort by the river in jungle, nature huge caves
trekking [world heritage site; see
www.royalmuluresort.com

sea sports at resort

visit mount kinabalu park hot springs, canopy level bridge walk; includes
lunch [a world heritage site]
water rafting down river [includes lunch, land transfer and train ride
through rural country]

cultural village, museum

native village day tour; includes lunch on the way


 

Itinerary B ( with options on Day 6 and 7)  All inclusive  8 Nights

Day 1
arrive in Kota Kinabalu (KK); met on arrival and transfer to water front hotel

Day 2 B
relax at the pool
Optional 2A; Sunday market. Short taxi ride from hotel. walk on your own [native crafts, batiks etc mingle with the local. Take a coffee and noodles at the local coffee shops]; relax in the afternoon at hotel pool. No guide unless required.

Option 2B; after breakfast day trip to Mount Kinabalu park/poring hot spring; trekking and nature [world heritage site] with light lunch. English speaking guide. Returning to the hotel by late afternoon.

Overnight at water front hotel


Day 3 B L D
Early breakfast and transfer to airport for domestic flight to Sandakan which is a short flight. On arrival met and transfer to jetty for boat ride to Selingan Island. enjoy the beach and snorkel. Relax. At night have the opportunity to see turtles coming ashore to lay eggs . the park rangers may let you hold a baby turtle from their hatchery and you release this into the water. English speaking guide.
Overnight at Selingan.

Day 4 B L D
Early breakfast and check out from Selingan Island to Sandakan mainland. Visit the orang utan sanctuary at Sepilok at meal time. Transfer to Sukau jungle resort by the Kinabatangan river. Trekking birds nature especially Proboscis monkeys; mangroves. River cruise. English speaking guide.
Overnight at Sukau

Day 5 BLD
Sukau
Overnight at sukau

Day 6 B L
After lunch, check out from Sukau for visit to Gomantong cave.
Transfer to Sandakan airport for flight to KK arriving late afternoon
Overnight at water hotel in KK [see option 6A below]

Option 6A; from the airport transfer to a jetty for short boat ride to Manukan island off kk main land to stay in a chalet on the beach or tucked on the hill with a commanding view of the island jetty. Mails available on Manukan at reasonable prices. Main activity; relax on the beach, feed the coral fishes at the jetty or snorkel with them right below the jetty. Short hill trek. Walk half round the island. life jacket and snorkel equipment available for hire. Boat ride between KK and Manuknan is some 15 minutes

Day 7 B
Relax at the water front hotel in KK [or on Manukan]
Overnight in kk water front hotel or Manukan

Day 8
Depending on your departure time you may have more time at the pool or see the museum
[if staying on Manukan, depart Manukan after breakfast to kk}
Transfer to kk airport
Bon Voyage

 

 

Itinerary A From £800 PER PERSON

5 nights rasa ria, a beach front luxury, vast grounds, pools, miles of sandy beach,golf, presently have orang utans on site [day trip for rafting, water sports on site]

1 night on selingan island near Sandakan.[Turtles, orang utans]; domestic flight and speed boat

2 nights Mulu resort, world heritage site [cave, river, trekking, nature reserve] domestic flight

2 Danum valley [nature reserve, trekking, birds and animals, night safari] domestic flight and road trips

2 nights on resort at Mount Kinabalu, world heritage site [hot spring, mountain trail] road trip

4 nights at STAR, a sea front resort with island and city views [cultural show dinner., day trips for Island hopping and snorkeling, fire flies, proboscis monkeys and orangutans

Not only is seafood extremely reasonable in price it is the best on offer anywhere in the world – and with the cross section of cultures ie Chinese Malay Indian you can enjoy your seafood cooked any which way you want – after you have personally chosen it fresh from the tank !


Itinerary B with options on Day 6 and 7

Day 1 assuming its saturday
arrive in Kota Kinabalu (KK); met on arrival and transfer to water front hotel

Day 2 B
relax at the pool
Optional 2A; Sunday market. Short taxi ride from hotel. walk on your own [native crafts, batiks etc mingle with the local. Take a coffee and noodles at the local coffee shops]; relax in the afternoon at hotel pool. No guide unless required.

Option 2B; after breakfast day trip to Mount Kinabalu park/poring hot spring; trekking and nature [world heritage site] with light lunch. English speaking guide. Returning to the hotel by late afternoon.

Overnight at water front hotel


Day 3 B L D
Early breakfast and transfer to airport for domestic flight to Sandakan which is a short flight. On arrival met and transfer to jetty for boat ride to Selingan Island. enjoy the beach and snorkel. Relax. At night have the opportunity to see turtles coming ashore to lay eggs . the park rangers may let you hold a baby turtle from their hatchery and you release this into the water. English speaking guide.
Overnight at Selingan.

Day 4 B L D
Early breakfast and check out from Selingan Island to Sandakan mainland. Visit the orang utan sanctuary at Sepilok at meal time. Transfer to Sukau jungle resort by the Kinabatangan river. Trekking birds nature especially Proboscis monkeys; mangroves. River cruise. English speaking guide.
Overnight at Sukau

Day 5 BLD
Sukau
Overnight at sukau

Day 6 B L
After lunch, check out from Sukau for visit to Gomantong cave.
Transfer to Sandakan airport for flight to KK arriving late afternoon
Overnight at water hotel in KK [see option 6A below]

Option 6A; from the airport transfer to a jetty for short boat ride to Manukan island off kk main land to stay in a chalet on the beach or tucked on the hill with a commanding view of the island jetty. Mails available on Manukan at reasonable prices. Main activity; relax on the beach, feed the coral fishes at the jetty or snorkel with them right below the jetty. Short hill trek. Walk half round the island. life jacket and snorkel equipment available for hire. Boat ride between KK and Manuknan is some 15 minutes

Day 7 B
Relax at the water front hotel in KK [or on Manukan]
Overnight in kk water front hotel or Manukan

Day 8
Depending on your departure time you may have more time at the pool or see the museum
[if staying on Manukan, depart Manukan after breakfast to kk}
Transfer to kk airport
Bon Voyage
 

Itinerary C - From £930.00 All Meals inclusive, internal flights and transfers inclusive, premium rooms!



Met at BKI airport and transfer to 5 star Resort beach hotel resort
relax at beach resort

 Breakfast Lunch Dinner; 
transfer from resort to BKI airport after early breakfast
morning flight to sandakan
met at Sandakan airport, transfer to jetty for boat ride to Selingan island
relax on beach , swim, snorkel watch turtles come ashore at night to lay eggs overnight in chalet at Selingan isalnd

 Breakfast Lunch Dinner; 
after breakfast, transfer from selingan island to sepilok orang utan
sanctuary transfer from sepilok to sukau river jungle resort by boat cruise along river overnight at sukau

Breakfast Lunch Dinner;
at Sukau

Breakfast Lunch dinner; 
transfer from Sukau by road to Danum valley virgin jungle resort
stay in chalets in resort set in midst of virgin jungle
English speaking guide
Overnight at Danum valley

 Breakfast Lunch Dinner; 
overnight at Danum valley

 Breakfast;
check out and transfer by road to Lahad Datu airport
fly from Lahad Datu to BKI [about 1hr]
arrive BKI by early afternoon
met at BKI airport and transfer to 5 Star Resort
overnight at Resort

 Breakfast; 
optional Sunday market tour
overnight at 5 Star Resort

 Breakfast; 
day trip to mount kinabalu park with English speaking guide
return to relax at 5 Star Resort by late afternoon
transfer to R Ria for dinner at Indian restaurant
transfer from rasa ria to 5 Star Resortafter dinner
overnight at Nexus

 Breakfast;
relax at 5 Star Resort

 Breakfast;
transfer from 5 Star Resort to BKI airport

Itinerary D -From £1160 all inclusive! 16 Nights with options of 2 nights on Manukan in lieu of 2 nights in Kota Kinabalu  at no extra cost!!

B = Breakfast; L = Lunch or light meal; D = Dinner

Day 1 Monday ; rest at resort [suggest arriving mid day]
Welcome to Borneo. Arrive at kota kinablalu (kk) airport. Met and transfer
to sea front hotel . Rest and relaxation after the long flight.  Pools
deck chairs sunshine vast landscaped grounds;
Overnight at water front hotel

Day 2 [B ] Tuesday ; rest at resort
Enjoy a late breakfast, explore the resort grounds, relax
[optional water sports; golf, do nothing]

Overnight at sea front hotel

Day 3 [B, light lunch ] Wednesday ;   Kinabalu Park; hot springs
After breakfast, transfer from resort for day trip through rural country
to Mount Kinabalu Park [a world heritage site] and hot springs, canopy
walk and  trekking [with light lunch and English speaking guide]; return
to resort by late afternoon.

Overnight at sea front hotel

Day 4 [B ] Thursday ;  KK to Mulu, cave riverside resort
Check out to transfer to KK airport for the mid day flight to Mulu,
Sarawak State
Transfer from Mulu airport for a short flight to Mulu.
Preview this destination at www.royalmuluresort.com
Mulu is a world heritage site with its huge caves

Overnight in Mulu resort

Day 5  [B ] Friday in Mulu

Overnight at Mulu resort

Day 6  [B] Saturday Mulu to KK

mid day transfer from Mulu resort to Mulu airport and transfer by domestic
flight to KK
Arrive KK airport by early afternoon and transfer to hotel in KK.

Overnight at water front hotel in KK


Day 7  [B ]; optional Sunday market/shopping

After early breakfast, relax by the pool
Optional; tour of Sunday market by yourself; [guide and transport can be
arranged at additional fee]
Optional; shopping in the late afternoon [transport not included]

Overnight at water front  hotel in KK
[Sunday market tour may not be possible if actual itinerary or arrival day
is changed; but we will still try to restructure to make this possible if
guests so desire]

Day 8 [B L D]; Monday; KK to Selingan [turtle] island

Check out from hotel for early transfer to KK airport for domestic flight
to Sandakan. [about 1 hr]
Met on arrival in Sandakan, transfer to jetty for 45 minutes boat ride by
speedboat to Selingan Island. Check into chalet. Free at leisure to
explore island, swim and snorkel. After dinner, wait for signal from the
Park Ranger to proceed in small groups to look for Green Turtle(s) come
ashore to lay eggs on the beach, transplanting of eggs to hatchery and
release of baby turtles to the sea. Tourists are welcome to assist. This
island is a park conservation area since 1977 and turtles have been
nesting here almost every night throughout the year.

Overnight at Selingan island in chalets

Photographing turtles are strictly prohibited between 6pm – 6am.

Day 9 [B L D] Tuesday ; Selingan to Sukau; river cruise
Transfer to Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre. Trek ten minutes through the
rainforest on wooden plank walks to witness the feeding of the orang utans
at about 10.00am. Continue to Sandakan jetty for an estimated 2 hours boat
journey to Sukau Rainforest along North Borneo’s longest river, the
Kinabatangan, with opportunity to view birds and wildlife in mangroves,
wetlands and rainforest habitats. River cruise in search of some of the 10
primate species including Proboscis monkeys as they settle down on
treetops along the banks of Kinabatangan River.

Overnight at Sukau

Day 10 [B L D] Wednesday ;  Sukau river forest resort
Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills; river cruise up the
Kinabatangan river to view more birds and wildlife. Proceed to the
Kelenanap ox-bow lake for a short jungle walk (if weather permits).
Experience the wilderness of Borneo.

Overnight at Sukau

Day 11 [B L D} Thursday  ;  Sukau-Danum valley
Checkout from Sukau; Proceed about 27 km overland to Gomantong caves. Trek
20 minutes through the rainforest to the cave entrance. Your guide will
brief you on the cave faunas including bats, swiftlets and crabs among
others and their contribution to maintaining a balanced ecology and
significance to the local economy. When in season, witness the collecting
of birds' nests by the local people using bamboo ladders and poles.

Proceed 2 hours overland to Lahad Datu town for lunch. Drive about 83km
through selectively logged forest, cocoa and soft-wood plantations before
arriving at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge beside the Danum River on the edge of about 438 sq. km of undisturbed lowland rainforest. The valley is home to a wide range of  North Borneo's lowland fauna, including the rare
Sumatra rhinoceros, elephants, cllouded leopards, and orang utans.
[sightings not guaranteed].  So far, some 275 species of birds have been
recorded in the area. Explore nature trail and nearby river. In the
evening, a slide show and if weather permits enjoy a night safari to view
some of the nocturnal animals. English speaking guide.
VIPs and royalties have been here.

Overnight at Danum Valley

Day 12 [B L D] Friday  ; Danum Valley
Early morning walk before breakfast. Spot the birds.  Spend the whole day
relaxing or exploring the forest for birds and mammals, leading up to an
escarpment with ancient burial coffins. Trek to a waterfall and take a dip
in refreshing rock pools. Lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon, jungle
walk through trails leading to canopy walkway to have a view of the forest
from its “roof level”.

Overnight at Danum Valley

Day 13   [B L ] Saturday ; Danum valley to kk
Check out from Danum valley, transfer to Lahad Datu airport for flight to kk
On arrival at kk airport, met and transfer to water front hotel
Overnight at water front hotel kk


Day 14 [B] Sunday relax
Free at leisure
Overnight at water front hotel in kk

Day 15 [B ] Monday
Free at leisure
Overnight at water front hotel in kk

Day 16  [B  ] Tuesday ;
Free at leisure

Overnight at water front hotel

Day 17 [B] Wednesday
Transfer from hotel to kk airport
Bon Voyage
 



 


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