Premium Borneo in Depth

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Small group
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Discover Borneo, one of the wildest places on the planet

Come face to face with Borneo’s remarkable wildlife on a 12-day Premium adventure. Travelling with a local leader means you’ll not only uncover Borneo’s natural wonders, but also its fascinating culture, history and ancient traditions. Journey to the jungles of Sabah and Sarawak, learn about the Iban way of life deep within Batang Ai National Park, get swept up in the frenetic energy of Kuching, connect with nature at the Kinabatangan River and visit an Orangutan rehabilitation centre in Sandakan. From dense rainforests to misty rivers and jungle valleys, this diverse island is a joy to explore.

Why you’ll love this trip


Our best accommodation and highest level of service.


Unusual, exceptional and authentic on-trip experiences.


Led by our most experienced and highest rated local leaders.

  • Learn how to live off the land and forage for food in the rainforest. This Exclusive Experience includes an unforgettable foraging session and lunch where your freshly picked ingredients will be turned into an incredible meal.
  • Surround yourself with rich wildlife and wonderful creatures during two nights at the stunning and perfectly located Kinabatangan Wetland Resort, your Feature Stay accommodation.
  • Visit beautiful endangered orangutans at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, meet the Malaysian sun bear and take multiple cruises down the Kinabatangan in search of wildlife.
  • Gain unique insight into the Iban way of life during an Exclusive Experience where you stay in a rustic jungle lodge in the rainforests of Batang Ai, visit a traditional longhouse and chat to the locals about their culture.
  • Get a taste of Borneo’s diverse food scene during Exclusive Experiences, including dinner at a bustling food court that’s popular with locals, and a freshly caught seafood dinner after touring the seafood market.


Map of Premium Borneo in Depth including Malaysia

Day 1: Kuching

Day 2: Batang Ai National Park

Day 3: Batang Ai National Park

Day 4: Kuching

Day 5: Mulu National Park

Day 6: Mulu National Park

Day 7: Kota Kinabalu

Day 8: Kota Kinabalu

Day 9: Kinabatangan River

Day 10: Kinabatangan River

Day 11: Sandakan

Day 12: Sandakan



11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners


Boat, Plane, Private mini van


Lodge (4 nights), Hotel (5 nights), Resort (2 nights)

Included activities

  • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
  • Kuching – Welcome Dinner
  • Batang Ai – Nanga Sumpa Dinner
  • Batang Ai – Lachau Bazaar Lunch
  • Batang Ai – Jungle Forage and Cooking Demo
  • Batang Ai – Local Longhouse Visit
  • Batang Ai – Waterfall Walk
  • Kuching – Group Lunch
  • Mulu National Park – Sunset bat experience
  • Mulu National Park – Deer & Lang Caves guided walk
  • Mulu National Park – Wind & Clearwater Caves guided walk
  • Mulu National Park – Picnic Lunch
  • Kota Kinabalu – Sunset Cocktail
  • Kota Kinabalu – Seafood Market Tour and Seafood Dinner
  • Kota Kinabalu – Local Market Tour
  • Kinabatangan River – Afternoon Wildlife Spotting Cruise
  • Kinabatangan River – Evening Wildlife Walk
  • Kinabatangan River – Kinabatangan Wetland Resort Lunch
  • Kinabatangan River – Kinabatangan Wetland Resort Dinner
  • Sandakan – War Memorial
  • Kinabatangan River – Morning wildlife spotting cruise
  • Kinabatangan River – Evening Wildlife Spotting Cruise
  • Sepilok – Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • Sepilok – Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Sandakan – Farewell Seafood Dinner

Premium Inclusions

  • Arrival airport transfer
  • Tipping for accommodation, activities and transport
  • Luggage transfer
  • Daily breakfast and signature local meal experiences
  • 24/7 on-ground support

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