A wildlife lover's dream in Kuala Lumpur and Borneo, with city and beach stays, a city tour and visits to orangutan, sun bear and monkey sanctuaries
Sandakan - 1 night - Sandakan Styles Hotel - Suite Room with Ocean View - Bed & Breakfast
Once you arrive in Sanadkan you will spend your first day at leisure, trying to catch up on some rest and relaxation after your long flight.
Sandakan - 2 nights - Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge - Standard Room - Full Board
Your next two days at Sandakan will be spent exploring some incredible wildlife sights. You will visit the Sepilok OrangUtan Rehabilitation Centre, where you can observe man's closest relative, as they are rehabilitated in their natural habitat. Feed the orangutans on the feeding platform and visit the nursery to see the youngest residents. Afterwards, visit the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre and, after lunch, visit Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary. Your visit to Sandakan will also include a river cruise trip to the Ox Bow Lake to observe wildlife and experience the early morning river ambience.
Kota Kinabalu - 7 nights - Shangri La Rasa Ria - Garden Wing Deluxe Room - Bed & Breakfast
If you need some rest & relaxation, this five star resort will really do the trick, where the beach and multiple pools are on hand. But if you’d rather keep exploring there’s plenty to do here: you could go snorkelling or scuba diving, climb mount Kinabalu or visit the Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu Mosque, which sits impressively in the middle of a lake.
Kuala Lumpur - 3 nights - Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur - Bed & Breakfast
Discover this magical city on a morning tour, admiring the array of architecture, from old Chinese houses to colonial buildings. Visit the National Monument and the King’s Palace, then move on the National Mosque, surrounded by lush gardens. Lastly, you’ll visit the Petronas Twin Towers, an emblem of the city’s skyline.
Total Price: £3798 Deposit: £600pp
Includes: Flights, Transfers, Accommodation
Departs: London Heathrow
Sandakan was formerly known as ‘Elopura’ and is also the second largest town in Sabah. Sandakan is located in the East Coast of Sabah and is famous for it’s wide range of seafood that are available. Back in the days, Sandakan was also known as Sabah’s very own ‘Little Hong-Kong’ due to the large amount of Chinese Migration from Hong Kong.
Kota Kinabalu is a hustling and bustling city situated strategically in the West Coast of the Malaysian state of Sabah. Locals here often refers Kota Kinabalu as ‘KK’ in short. KK is also the gateway to one of Southeast Asia’s tallest mountains, Mount Kinabalu. Apart from KK’s majestic beauty, be spoiled for choices as KK also offers a wide range of food selection.
Kuala Lumpur sits at the halfway point of the west coast of the Malay peninsula, 35km (22 miles) inland in the Klang River Basin. A unique blend of old colonial and new Asian where Chinese tea houses, Indian shops and Malay hawker stalls line streets next to world-class hotels and super hi rise o...
The Kinabatangan River, Sabah’s longest river and Malaysia’s second longest river, is one of the most exciting and easily accessible places to explore the rich biodiversity of Sabah. From Kampung Abai near the river mouth of Kinabatangan River, on to the major village of Sukau and fur...
It is rare to be able to stay at a resort that allows you to enjoy the highlights of the country you are visiting without having to travel further than its grounds. Sabah’s remarkable natural attractions include a complex rainforest, glorious beaches and stunning wildlife, especially the or...
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