Two Week Adventure Getaway
Looking for a Borneo Adventure Holiday that includes intense white water rafting, a sublime Mountain Climb, biking through jungles and villages, cruising through the Kinabatangan River in search of wildlife, experiencing Danum Valley’s unique bio-diversity, and finishing off in one of the world’s most stunning Island Resorts?
Day 1 : Kota Kinabalu, Padas Rafting; Overnight @ City Center Hotel (L)
Our guides will collect you at 0730hrs and transfer you 2.5hrs across scenic terrain to Tenom Train station. We will then take the 45min train ride to Pangi – the “Last Train of Borneo”- that cuts through the beautiful jungle and takes us to the starting point for rafting. Once you reach Pangi, light refreshments and sumptuous fruits will be served and you will be given a thorough safety briefing by one of our knowledgeable, fun and adventurous guides. Start rafting from Pangi and proceed through the crashing waves down to Rayoh. Participate in paddling, have a swim, and – if you’re also feeling adventurous- body raft at points along the river. Conquer rapids with names like Headhunter, Cobra Point, Merry-go-Round and Adrenaline Flow. Enjoy the lunch at BUSAT
Base Camp, before rafting to the ending point. Take the train back to Beaufort, where our vehicle will be waiting to return you back to Kota Kinabalu. Overnight at City Center Hotel.
Day 2 : Kota Kinabalu, Mountain Climb – Walk the Torq trail; Overnight @ Pendant Hut (B,L,D)
At 0700hrs, we will pick you up from your hotel at Kota Kinabalu and depart to Kinabalu Park – a World Heritage Site – for a 1hr 30mins drive. Upon arrival, proceed to Kinabalu Park Registration. Then we begin the climb, setting off to hike up Mount Kinabalu with our mountain guide. On the way, admire the stunning vegetation and astounding views. By 1500hrs, we will arrive at the Pendant Hut. Check in & meet your Mount Torq trainer. The Mount Torq Trainer will then begin the Via Ferrata
familiarization activities. Dinner will be served at approximately 1800hrs, then you can rest and gain energy for your early hike to the summit the next morning. Overnight at Pendant Hut.
Day 3 : Low’s Peak, Descend; Sabah Tea Garden; Overnight @ Sabah Tea Longhouse (B,L,D)
At 0130hrs, wake up for breakfast and pack up. Hike up to Low’s Peak and witness the breathtaking sunrise over Sabah. Begin your descent, then at 0700hrs, meet the trainer to Walk the Torq (Via Ferrata), then back to the Pendant Hut for a hearty breakfast. Check out of Pendant Hut at around 1100hrs and descend to Kinabalu Park HQ. 1600hrs – Estimated arrival at Timpohon Gate. Proceed to Sabah Tea Garden for a sumptuous dinner and overnight stay in the traditional Malaysian Longhouse.
Day 4 : Sabah Tea Factory & Bike Tour, Tagal Fish Spa, Kinabatangan Jungle Camp (KJC); Overnight @ KJC (B,L,D)
Wake up in the morning and enjoy the beautiful sunrise views of Mt Kinabalu
. Relax over breakfast in the open air restaurant, which looks out across the undulating tea plantation and the stunning Mountain you scaled on the previous day. After breakfast, take a tour of the tea factory and learn how Sabah Tea is produced. Then, we begin a biking tour of the surrounding countryside, across scenic trails with fantastic views. Enjoy lunch at the Sabah Tea Garden Restaurant, before transferring to Tagal Fish Spa. Here, you will have the opportunity to experience the unique “Fish-kiss” massage, said to have healing and therapeutic properties. We then begin the drive to Sukau, where we will transfer by Boat to Kinabatangan Jungle Camp. At the camp, enjoy a river safari in search of wildlife and a sumptuous dinner before spending overnight in the Jungle chalets.
Day 5 : KJC, Sukau & Bilit biking; Overnight @ KJC (B,L,D)
After breakfast, transfer by boat to the jetty at Bilit. From here, bike with our guide through the small village, witnessing the locals as they perform daily tasks and children at play. Cycle on dirt and quiet open road to Sukau, passing more small villages, paddy fields, and palm trees as you go. Once we reach Sukau, transfer to Gomantang Cave (optional additional activity, entrance fees will apply) to witness the thousands of bats hanging from the inner rock face, as well as millions of cockroaches covering the floors. Enjoy lunch in town, before returning by boat to KJC for an afternoon river cruise. Enjoy free time at KJC to explore the rainforest, head out on a nature trail, or simply relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the thriving jungle around you. Dinner and overnight stay at KJC.
Day 6 : Full Day KJC; Overnight @ KJC (B,L,D)
Wake up to the call of Gibbon and hornbills, before taking an early morning river cruise to the oxbow lake to observe wildlife and experience the early morning ambiance of the longest river of Sabah. Return to the Lodge for breakfast, after which you will have the opportunity to embark on a challenging or more easy-going trek with the guide. At 1200 hrs, lunch will be served at the lodge. Take a rest before the afternoon walk. Delicious dinner will be served before you return to the lodge for your overnight stay. You will have the chance to take part in an optional night cruise across the river, in search of wildlife that is active after the sun goes down.
*Note : Each river-cruise at Kinabatangan will take you to different areas of the river to see the greatest variety of wildlife. You can also spot small villages at sections dotted along the banks of Kinabatangan.
Day 7 : KJC, Sepilok; Overnight @ Labuk B&B (B)
After breakfast, transfer to jetty where our transport will be waiting to take you to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center, approximately 2hrs drive from Bilit. There will be optional biking on scenic, safe stretches of road. Upon arrival, proceed to the free roaming area feeding platform for the feeding of the Orangutans. At the center, we will have the opportunity to observe man’s closest relative, the Orangutan, being rehabilitated to be returned back into their natural habitat. You will also have the opportunity to experience a walk in the Tropical Dipterocarp forest of Borneo. We will then transfer you to Labuk B&B, in a scenic location with beautiful gardens and jacuzzi, where you can enjoy free time in the lush gardens before overnight stay.
Day 8 : Labuk B&B, Lahad Datu; Overnight @ Executive Hotel (B)
After a hearty breakfast at Labuk B&B, begin the journey to Lahad Datu, breaking for lunch along the way (guests own account for greater choice & flexibility). Upon arrival at Lahad Datu, check into the Executive Hotel and enjoy time free at your leisure. Explore the surroundings, take a stroll or simply relax. Overnight at Execitive Hotel.
Day 9 : Executive Hotel, Danum Valley; Overnight @ Danum Valley (B,L,D)
Enjoy a big breakfast before checking-out. Our guide will then lead you Mountain Biking to Danum Valley, approximately 65KM distance. Danum Valley is a sublime Jungle and nature reserve, home to some of the most diverse animal and plant species on Earth. On the way to Danum Valley, you will pass villages, road-side stalls, palm trees and jungle. Once you reach your destination, relax and enjoy a sumptuous lunch and some refreshing drinks. Go for an afternoon trek in the jungle to spot wildlife and exotic vegetation. After dinner, spend overnight at the Danum Valley Field Center, based on Twin share accommodation.
Day 10 : Full Day Danum Valley; Overnight @ Danum Valley (B,L,D)
Rise bright and early and enjoy a tasty breakfast, before starting the Mountain Bike journey through Danum Valley, from the field center to Borneo Rainforest Lodge. Our Guide will then secure the bikes, and will then lead you on a hike to the canopy walkway. From here, you can enjoy a birds-eye view of the vibrant life and stunning beauty of the rainforest below. After, feast on a sumptuous dinner of traditional Malaysian food. After dark, you will embark on a night-time safari drive, to spot nocturnal wildlife and birds. Overnight stay at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
Day 11 : Danum Valley, Lahad Datu; Overnight @ Kota Kinabalu
On day 11, embark on a nature trail to see the early morning ambience of the Jungle. Then, after a hearty breakfast, begin the journey to Semporna, stopping along the way for lunch (guests own account for greater choice & flexibility). We will transfer you to Lahad Dato for flight back to Kota Kinabalu. Overnight @ hotel in Kota Kinabalu.
Package Price : RM6,880.00 per person (min 2 persons)
Includes : 11 Day Tour as detailed in itinerary, English speaking guide, meals as stated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner), accommodation as stated, bike & raft equipment, support vehicle, all transfers as stated.
Excludes : Meals not stated in itinerary, alcoholic & carbonated drinks, additional optional activities.
ADDITIONAL 3 DAYS @ SIPADAN-MABUL RESORT:
Day 12 : Semporna, Sipadan-Mabul Resort; Overnight @ Resort Chalet (B,L,D)
Our transport will pick you up from Seafest Hotel and proceed to the jetty for a boat ride to Mabul Island. From here, relax, snorkel, enjoy the delicious food and idyllic Island surroundings. Mabul-Sipadan
Resort is the perfect place for dive enthusiasts & Snorklers, with an abundance of sealife including Turtles, barracuda, sharks, stingray, lion fish and bump-head fish. The islands were nominated for the International Wonders of the World list. Diving & Snorkel gear can be rented on the island. Overnight in the Standard Twin Chalet (upgrade available @ additional cost).
Day 13 : Full Day Sipadan-Mabul Resort; Overnight @ Resort Chalet (B,L,D)
Unlimited snorkeling & diving in the surrounding ocean. Sumptuous buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner served in the stunning open-air resort restaurant. There is also an adjoining bar, reading area & TV room. Outdoor pool & jacuzzi, surrounded by palm-trees & overlooking the ocean, offers relaxation & luxury. Massage available on the island (additional cost).
Day 14 : Sipadan, Semporna, Tawau; Kota Kinabalu. (B)
Early morning dive/snorkel. After breakfast, transfer via boat back to Semporna. Transfer via vehicle to Tawau airport for return flight to Kota Kinabalu.
add-on Package Price :
NON-DIVER: RM1,600.00 per person
DIVER: RM2,600.00 per person
Includes : English speaking guides, meals as stated, 2 nights accommodation as stated, DIVERS: 3 boat combination dives per day, unlimited jetty diving at Mabul house reef, weight belt & air tank.
Excludes : alcoholic & carbonated drinks, snorkel/dive equipment rental fees, airfare (Tawau-Kota Kinabalu).
Please Note: Prices are based on min 2 participants, and are subject to change without prior notice.