- Kuching City Tour
Arrive Kuching in the morning. Meet and transfer to hotel. City tour in the afternoon which covers Kuching South City Hall, the amazing Cat Monument, the oldest Chinese Temple, viewing Fort Mahgerita, the former Rajah Brooke's palace (Istana), a panoramic view of Kuching city from the city tower, a visit to the world renowned Sarawak Museum, the local market and the fascinating walk along the famous Kuching Waterfront. Overnight at Harbour View.
- Bako National Park
A scenic drive this morning brings us to Bako village where an exciting boat ride takes us to marvel at the abundant natural beauty of Sarawak's most popular National Park. Trek along the trails to see the proboscis monkeys and other wildlife, the pitcher plants and the amazing array of plants and flowers. You may end your trekking at a beautiful secluded swimming beach. We return in the afternoon to Kuching and overnight at Harbour View.
- Kuching / Skrang River and Longhouse
This morning, travel overland passing scenic greenery of rainforest and fields of pepper and rubber. Stop at Serian town to visit an excellent farmer's market. Continue driving to the Skrang river where a delightful longboat ride brings you a traditional Iban longhouse. We will have time for the orientation tour of the longhouse. This trip highlights the most impressive traditional ceremonial dinner in the longhouse with the headman followed by a graceful ceremonial dances to welcome you for the most unforgettable evening. Accommodation at private guesthouse equipped with western-style bathroom and bedding facilities.
- Longhouse / Kuching
After breakfast you will be taken to see blow pipe demonstration. Then proceed for a trek through the picturesque forest . We end the trek at the river beach where we have our tribal back wood style picnic lunch. Return to Kuching and overnight at Harbour View.
- Kuching / Mulu
Depart Kuching in the morning on an hour flight to Miri to connect flight to Mulu. Meet and transfer to Royal Mulu Resort. In the afternoon we trek to explore the world's largest cave passage, the Deer Cave and the interesting Lang's Cave and later watch the amazing sight of millions of bats spiralling in dark streams out of the caves in the evening. Overnight at Royal Mulu Resort.
This morning we ride up the Melinau River by longboat to the elegant Wind Cave to marvel at the spectacular stalactites and stalagmites and other rock formations. Here we see flow rocks, heltites and rock corals, some of which are illuminated in the "King's Room". Later we continue to walk on raised plankwalk to admire the wonderful sight of the Clearwater Cave. On the return journey, stop at the semi-nomadic Penan settlement. Overnight at Royal Mulu Resort.
- Mulu / Kota Kinabalu
Transfer to airport for departure flight to Kota Kinabalu. Meet on arrival and transfer to hotel for check in. Free at own leisure.
Overnight at Hotel Shangri-la. (3 star)
- Kinabalu Park / Poring
Drive 2 hours overland (88 km) through padi-fields and Dusun villages over the ridges of the Crocker Range to the foothills of Mt. Kinabalu at 5,000ft, to arrive at the park headquarters at Kundasang. Visit the Visitor Centre and Mountain Garden; home to some of the 24 species of flowering rhododendrons, 10 species of carnivorous pitcher plants, estimated 1,400 species of orchids, over 600 species of ferns, more than 40 species of oak trees and over 300 species of birds. Continue 40 km journey to Poring. Explore tropical rainforest among the jungle trail leading to the treetop canopy walkways suspended 41 meters above the forest floor before returning to sea level.
Overnight at Hotel Shangri-la. (3 star)
- Kota Kinabalu / Sandakan / Sukau
Transfer to airport for early flight MH2129 etd 8.00am to Sandakan. On arrival at Sandakan airport eta 08.50 am, proceed for a short tour of Sandakan town including a tea break in one of the houses on the water village and the Australian War Memorial. Continue to Sandakan jetty for an estimated 2 hours boat journey to Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlifes 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. Overnight at Sukau Rainforest Lodge.
Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills. A 6.00 am morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to view more birds and wildlifes. Proceed to the Kelenanap ox-bow lake for a short jungle walk (if weather permits). Experience the wilderness of Borneo. You have the option to participate in our conservation project by planting trees at our 64 acres adopted land. In the afternoon, we proceed for another river cruise for more wildlifes. After
dinner an optional night safari cruise spotting nocturnal animals, crocodiles and birds. Overnight at Sukau Rainforest Lodge.
- Sukau / Sepilok / Kota Kinabalu
After breakfast, transfer by boat to Sukau Village for a short tour and return to Sandakan by boat journey. Lunch at Sandakan before proceed to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Trek ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden plank walks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 3 pm and video show. Transfer to airport for departure flight MH2065 etd 5.20pm to Kota Kinabalu. Arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at Hotel Shangri-la.
- Sapi Island
Spend the day of sun, sea and sand on an offshore coral island. Transfer 20 minutes by boat from the jetty to Sapi Island for a day of relaxation and explore jungle trails on your own. Snorkel in crystal clear water among coral reefs and rainbow-coloured fishes before returning at 3pm. Snorkeling gear available for hire.
Overnight at Hotel Shangri-la.
- Kota Kinabalu / Brunei
Transfer to airport for departure flight to Brunei. On arrival, transfer to guest house for check in. Proceed to a water village tour which include visit to a private home for tea break follow by Sunset River Cruise. Overnight at Hillside Lodge.
After breakfast city tour of Brunei, which covers the Royal regalia building, open market, Grand mosque with gold-plated dome and Royal Palace before departure
transfer to airport.
transfers *13 nights accommodations *Meals as specified
*English speaking guide.
- 2 persons *Excludes airfare and items not
bring: Light & Comfortable Clothing, rubber shoes and sandal, sun hat, raincoat, camera, binoculars, insect repellent and reliable torch light