Sabah, Borneo

Wherever you venture in the world there really is nowhere like Borneo. This truly great destination has something to offer everyone from soft adventures to wildlife encounters. Visit the majestic Mount Kinabalu or the lush green rainforests of Sandakan, home to the wild men of Borneo - the orang-utan - or visit Iban tribes deep in the jungle. When you have had your fill of culture and wildlife, just sit back and relax on a beautiful palm fringed beach.

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Exciting Optional Excursions

Get close to nature and explore Sarawak’s stunning wildlife by adding one of these excursions to your holiday.

Kota Kinabalu city tour Sabah excursion
Kota Kinabalu city tour Sabah

This half day tour beings with a visit to the Sabah Museum which has a fine collection of artefacts on natural history, ceramics, native handicrafts and costumes. Next, a photo stop at the picturesque City Mosque which is surrounded by reflecting pools and a colourful Chinese temple, then onwards to the Menera Tun Mustapha (Sabah Foundation Building).

FROM £45
Wild Men of Borneo Sabah excursion
Wild Men of Borneo Sabah

This full day tour starts with an early flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan and transfer to the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary. Take a guided walk to the feeding platform where the animals are fed twice a day. After lunch there's a Sandakan city tour before the return flight back to Kota Kinabalu.

FROM £165
Kinabalu Park & Poring Sabah excursion
Kinabalu Park & Poring Sabah

Begin this full day tour at Kinabalu Park with a short walk through the Mountain Garden with its collection of orchids and unique plants. Continue to Poring Hot Springs and after lunch at a local restaurant, start the jungle trail and venture onto the canopy walkway for spectacular views of the Borneo Rainforest. If time permits, take a dip in the therapeutic sulphur baths.

FROM £75
Mangove & Wildlife Cruise Sabah excursion
Mangove & Wildlife Cruise Sabah

Afternoon departure for a two hour journey to the Klias Wetlands and Mangrove Forest Reserve in southern Sabah. After light refreshments, embark on a river cruise in search of wildlife, such as the long nose proboscis monkeys, long tail macaque, silver leaf monkeys and numerous birds. As the sun sets, look out for the glittering lights in the trees, which are fireflies congregating on the tree canopies. Savour a local Malaysian dinner at a riverside restaurant before returning to your hotel.

FROM £89

Prices are per person and based on 2 adults sharing, savings are per couple. Prices are valid for travel selected dates and include return flights from Heathrow, accommodation throughout, onward internal travel and transfers. Terms and conditions apply. ATOL protected 2713.

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