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10 day Borneo Discovery Tour

SANDAKAN – SEPILOK – SUKAU – KINABATANGAN RIVER – KOTA KINABALU – GERAMA MANGROVE RIVER – MARI MARI CULTURAL VILLAGE – KUCHING – SARAWAK CULTURAL VILLAGE

Discover Borneo in Malaysia, a multicultural state rich with tropical nature and wildlife. Get to observe man’s closest relative, “the Orang Utan”, and other wildlife such as sun bears, hornbills, and proboscis monkeys. And see for yourself the fascinating Gerama mangrove river, cultural villages and dine-in to a variety of local cuisines.

NOTE:

  • Departure Dates guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people for small group tours and 10 people for escorted tours.
  • Single supplement applies
  • Pricing is correct at the time of publishing.
  • Cost is subject to exchange rate, may change without prior notice.
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Day 1,Sandakan arrival (D)

On your arrival at Sandakan Airport, your local English-speaking guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel. Depending on your flight arrival, the afternoon is at leisure Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner. Overnight in Sandakan.
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Day 2,Sandakan - Sepilok (B,L,D)

Pick up from hotel after breakfast and depart for approximately 30 minute drive to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. At this Centre, observe man's closest relative, "the Orang Utan", being rehabilitated to become wild in their natural habitat and experience a walk in the Tropical Lowland Dipterocarp Forest of Borneo. Witness the feeding of Orang Utan at 10.00am at the feeding platform and proceed to the Orang Utan Nursery. Later, continue to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. The Centre has managed to improve the living condition of the rescued sun bears and encouraged their natural behaviours in the 2.5ha enclosed forest. After lunch, check into the resort, located at one of the oldest tropical rainforest in the world. Overnight in Sepilok.
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Day 3,Sukau - Kinabatangan River (B,L,D)

At 11.00am, proceed to Sandakan jetty to join our river boat for an hour boat ride cruising up to the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary. This is a wonderful journey of discovery which starts from the waters of Sulu Sea of Sandakan Town through the magnificent scenery of the mangrove forest. Enjoy your lunch at Abai Jungle Restaurant. After lunch, cruise up river to Sukau village in search of primates especially the Endemic Proboscis Monkeys, birds and other wildlife. Arrive Sukau, check in at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. Late afternoon, take a river cruise to Menanggul River, a small tributary of the Kinabatangan. Return to the lodge after dinner. Overnight in Sukau.
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Day 4,Sukau - Kinabatangan River (B,L,D)

Wake up this morning with the calls of gibbons and hornbills. In the early morning, take a river trip to the Ox Bow Lake to observe wildlife and experience the early morning river ambiance. Return to the lodge for breakfast and then free time at your leisure. After lunch, walk around; relax at the sun deck while reading your favorite book from the mini library and enjoying the river view. In the late afternoon, proceed to another river cruise to search for more wildlife. Overnight in Sukau.
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Day 5,Sukau - Sandakan - Kota Kinabalu (B,L)

After breakfast, transfer by boat back to Sandakan. Upon arrival, enjoy lunch at the local restaurant then proceed to the airport for your flight departure to Kota Kinabalu. You will be met by our local guide and driver on arrival at Kota Kinabalu Airport Transfer and check in to hotel. Rest and relax in the afternoon. Overnight in Kota Kinabalu.
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Day 6,Kota Kinabalu Park Discovery (B,L)

After breakfast meet at hotel lobby and proceed for KINABALU PARK DISCOVERY tour (approx. 8.5 hours). The road leading to the Kinabalu Park is dotted with rustic villages and carefree people selling fresh farm produce, handmade products or home cooked delicacies. Our first stop will give you an opportunity to mingle with the Dusun natives at Kg. Kiau Kundasang and experience a different way of life and perspective. Take a short village walk and then short trek up to a viewing point. Enjoy a local lunch and experience the coffee After lunch travel to a pineapple farm run by ladies. All 49 women are committed to the production process which is divided into four products: pineapple juice, pineapple jam, sweet chutney and anchovy chutney.
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Day 7,Kota Kinabalau City Tour and Mari Mari Cultural Viallage (B,L)

After breakfast meet at the hotel lobby and drive to the Mari Mari Cultural Village for a tour. Enjoy a delectable fusion of cuisines for lunch. In the afternoon, we will visit the landmarks and must-see sights of Kota Kinabalu. Transfer back to your hotel after the tour. Overnight in Kota Kinabalu.
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Day 8,Kota Kinabalu - Kuching - Kuching City Tour (B,L)

Check-out from hotel and transfer to Kota Kinabalu Airport for departure flight to Kuching. Upon arrival at Kuching Airport, meet and greet by local representative then enjoy a Kuching City Tour. Overnight in Kuching.
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Day 9,Kuching - Sarawak Cultural Village (B,L)

This morning after breakfast meet in the hotel lobby and proceed to Sarawak Cultural Village fr a tour. Transfer back to hotel after tour. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure. Overnight in Kuching.
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Day 10, Kuching departure (B)

Check-out from hotel and transfer to Kuching Airport for departure flight home.

$3,530

Rates Include:

  • Accommodation
    • Stay at excellent hand-selected high-quality 4-star plus accommodation in central location or adjacent to monuments or strategically at the edge of a wilderness.
  • Guide
    • English-speaking local tour guides who live and breathe the destination – they will bring your itinerary to life
    • For a group of more than 10 people, on top of local tour guides, we will provide an experienced tour director. He or she will oversee your entire journey, accompany you every day and connect you to the people, places and encounters in a way you’ll never forget.
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures

    ENHANCED HYGIENE AND SAFETY MEASURES

    The travel industry is going through one of the most difficult times in its history with the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. This global health crisis has impacted everyone, and safety and wellbeing are now more important than ever. With these new challenges, we have responded with a number of enhancements to our safety guidelines and we look forward to having our guests travel with us as soon as the world begins to open up again.

    SAFETY & WELLBEING IS OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY

    Tweet World Travel takes our passengers and our staff’s safety and wellbeing very seriously, which is why Tweet World Travel has implemented elevated protocols and procedures to ensure everyone on our tours and cruises are healthy and safe. In addition to Tweet World Travel’s existing rigorous cleaning regimen and standards, we have also applied physical distancing, as well as constant inspection of hotels, restaurants, vehicles, venues, sightseeing venues with our ground operations and industry partners to ensure a safe environment.

    With the constant updates with travel advice from the Australian government and destination governments, we will continue to liaise with a relevant government body and industry partners with the latest developments and protocols at each destination.

    TRAVEL WITH CONFIDENCE

    The safety and wellbeing of our travellers remain our top priority. As the leading Wholesale Travel Company and Tour Operator, we aim to ensure a safe environment on all our upcoming tours and cruises. We have applied our strict hygiene and safety measures as below, which take into account travel restrictions and the status of our destinations.

  • Meals
    • Welcome & Farewell Dinner
    • A Unique & Varied Dining Experience
    • Full Breakfast Daily; Select Lunches and Dinners (B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=dinner)
  • Additional Services

    FIRST-CLASS SERVICE

    • 24/7 local assistance and travel guidance
    • Airport Meet-and-Greet welcome service with the local tour guide
    • Guaranteed departures with Just Two Guests
    • Small group with a maximum of 16 guests
    • A unique “local-host” experience exclusively offered by Tweet World Travel

     SIGHTSEEING

    • Entrance fees at monuments
    • All local government fees & taxes
    • Cruising excursions
    • Wildlife safari on Kinabatangan River
    • Localhost experience
    • Visit Sandakan memorial to pay tribute to the fallen Allied soldiers during World War 2
    • Comprehensive sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Transport
    • Internal flights within the tour in the economy cabin
    • Arrival and departure airport transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles
    • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
    • A sit-in-coach transfer from Sandakan pier to the airport
    • Locally based professional drivers

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