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Amazing Borneo Adventure 2017

9 Days / 8 Nights, Sabah
Date - 11th November - 19th November, 2017


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DAY 1 -  11th November, 2017.               KOTA KINABALU   

Transfer from Kota Kinabalu International Airport and transfer to our hotel which will take approximately 20 minutes.

 Evening welcome meeting.

Overnight at Grandis Hotel

DAY 2 – 12th November, 2017.            PORING HOTSPRING
(Breakfast /
 Lunch / Dinner Included) 

Enjoy breakfast, transfer by land to Mount Kinabalu Park. Journey takes approximately 2.5 hours and enjoy the scenery along the way passing by villages and paddy fields along mountainous.

Upon arrival, proceed for a walk along the nature trails in the Botanical Garden within the richest assemblage of flora in the world, with an estimate of 5,000 to 6,000 vascular plant species that cover the habitat from warm lowland forest up to cold alpine mountain zone inside a park area of 754 KM. Guest can also have a chance to do some of the short trekking trails around the park. Lunch at local restaurant. 

After lunch we visit the Australian war memorial and gardens to learn about the infamous death march in borneo.

Proceed to Poring Hot springs, stopping off to visit world’s largest flower species, rafflesia flower (if blooming)

 Check in and Free at leisure to enjoy hot springs, butterfly farm and waterfall trail in/around poring park.

Overnight at Poring Hotsprings

Day 3 – 13th November, 2017                 KINABATANGAN RIVER
(Dinner Included)

After Lunch meet and pick up transfer by land to Kinabatangan River. Upon arrival at the resort, you will be greeted by our team followed by briefing featuring the overview of the resort. 

Afternoon river cruise in search of wildlife that is so prevalent in the area – a good chance to see some of Borneo's exotic animals like proboscis monkeys, orangutans, macaques, pygmy elephants, birds and other wildlife. 

After dinner and subject to weather conditions, follow our in-house naturalist for a night walk in search of nocturnal mammals.

Overnight at the Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort.

Day 4 - 13th November, 2017                      SEPILOK
(Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)

Rise early for a cruise along the Kinabatangan river to observe the wildlife and birdlife in one of the world's largest ecosystems.

Once checked out we transfer back to Sandakan Town and then on to Sepilok Nature Resort.

Overnight at Sepilok Nature Resort

Day 5 – 14th December, 2017.                  SEPILOK
(Breakfast/Lunch/ Included)

This morning we proceed to the world famous Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve. 

Upon arrival, we get a introduction from our guide and watch documentary on the rehabilitation of orphaned Orang Utan before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest and proceed to visit the Outdoor Nursery and view the young Orang Utan. 

Afterward, proceed to the free roaming area to catch up feeding time of  the Orangutans

Continue to visit the the Bornean Conservation Sunbear Centre which is the home of smallest bears in the world and are only found in Southeast Asia.

After Lunch, proceed to visit the Rainforest Discovery Centre which is the gateway in getting know the uniqueness and importance of Borneo’s rainforests follow by the Canopy Walkway which is suit for birdwatching. 

Overnight at Sepilok Nature Resort

Day 6 – 15th December, 2017.                  LIBARAN ISLAND
(
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Included)

 After breakfast, we proceed to Sandakan on to Yacht Club jetty to enjoy the boat ride to Libaran Island along the Sulu Sea which take 45 minutes which situated in the northeast coast of Sandakan.

Upon Arrival, a welcome and introduction by the island crew to Libaran Island.Check in and Lunch. 

Afternoon, follow a guided tour to the island’s turtle hatchery private site named as Taman Hadiah with collaboration by Walai Penyu Resort and the Sabah Wildlife Department to address the threat and extinction of sea turtles in create awareness and education to the public follow by Visiting the only village of the island and observe their daily routine while enjoying a refreshing coconut juice before head back to the camp.

 After Dinner, thereafter a waiting game for an opportunity to see turtle nesting.

*Even though record shows turtles come up to Libaran Island consistently, the sighting is still NOT GUARANTEED* -Overnight at Libaran Island

DAY 7 – 16th December, 2017                 KOTA KINABALU
 
(Breakfast /Dinner included) 

Wake up and breakfast. Check out and transfer to Sandakan Airport for departure

Pick up from Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) and transfer to Grandis Hotel

Afternoon, proceed to Mama House and ready yourself for the Taste of Borneo Cooking class. We'll head to the local market first to buy our ingredients for our class and also discover all the amazing local produce.  Then we put on the apron and get hands-on for your own cooking lesson in learning and getting knowledge on local Sabahan dishes recipes afterward taste your cooking for a great experience in Sabah. 

Overnight at Grandis Hotel

DAY 8 – KOTA KINABALU
(Breakfast / Lunch Included)  

Meet Diverse Borneo team at Jesselton Jetty to embark on our island snorkelling/beach boat trip. Lunch at the Taman Abdul Rahman Marine Park.

After lunch, head back for another snorkelling session or just chill out on the beach.

DAY 9 – DEPARTURE DAY
(Breakfast Included) 

It's time to say goodbye.. Transfer to Kota Kinabalu International Airport for Departure. 
 

Cost $1238 USD Per Person based on 10 travellers on tour. 
(Price will increase if numbers below 10!)

 INCLUSIONS

  • 8 nights accommodation 
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Tour Leader for duration of tour
  • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Flight ticket Sandrakan to Kota Kinabalu
  • Island Snorkelling Boat tour
  • Taste of Borneo Cooking Class
  • Airport Transfers

EXCLUSIONS

  • Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Spending money
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Activities not listed
  • Meals not listed
  • All drinks
  • International flights