Borneo Sabah Adventure
Slutdestination: Kota Kinabalu
Revive your sense of adventure on this jam-packed tour. Hike rainforest trails and summit Mt Kinabalu to watch the sunrise. Our CEOs will provide nature lovers and photographers of all skill levels with an introduction to the highlights of remote Sabah, helping you frame great snapshots of tropical birds and giant flowers. Visit the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and meet these special creatures. And after all the excitement and exercise, there will still be the chance to see baby turtles in their natural habitat. Get off the beaten track and discover the best of Sabah.
Private van, local bus, speedboat, plane, walking.
Hotels (5 nts), jungle lodge (2 nts), national park lodges/mountain huts (2 nts, multi-share).
Climb the highest peak in Southeast Asia, photograph Asia's only great ape, spot turtles on Turtle Island, explore the Kinabatangan jungle
Recharge: Poring Hot Springs Visit, Poring Hot Springs. Mt Kinabalu hike, including entrance, climbing permits, and guides. Poring Hot Springs visit. Sepilok Orangutan Centre entrance. Turtle Island visit. Kinabatangan River cruise. Sandakan POW Memorial Park visit. Internal flight. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Day 1 Kota Kinabalu
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Kota Kinabalu/Mount Kinabalu (1B)
Travel to Mt Kinabalu. Option to hike trails.
Day 3 Mount Kinabalu (1B, 1L, 1D)
Head off to conquer Mount Kinabalu. During the first day's climb to Laban Rata, enjoy a packed lunch on the way. The hike can take from 5-7 hrs. Indulge in a buffet-style dinner then rest up for an early start to summit the mountain in the morning.
Day 4 Mount Kinabalu (1B, 1L, 1D)
Summit Mt Kinabalu (3-5hrs) and arrive in time for sunrise. Return to Laban Rata for a rest and to HQ for lunch. Continue on to Poring Hot Springs.
Day 5 Mount Kinabalu/Sukau (1B, 1L, 1D)
Travel up the Kinabatangan River. Optional nighttime cruise.
Day 6 Sukau (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy free time in the area and an afternoon cruise to spot animals along the river.
Day 7 Sukau/Sepilok (1B)
Visit Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.
Day 8 Sepilok/Turtle Islands (1B, 1L, 1D)
Boat trip and overnight on Libaran (Turtle) Island.
Day 9 Turtle Islands/Kota Kinabalu (1B)
Visit Sandakan POW Memorial Park. Opt to visit Sandakan town. Afternoon flight to Kota Kinabalu.
Day 10 Kota Kinabalu (1B)
Depart at any time.