Spend three indulgent nights at the Shangri-La in Kuala Lumpur, before embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime escorted tour of Borneo promising orangutan encounters, rainforest adventures and dreamy beach escapes.
Return flights from London*
3-night stay at the 5* Shangri-La in Kuala Lumpur (B&B)
7-night Borneo Escorted Tour (Includes accommodation and selected meals)
Day 1 Kota Kinabalu
Arrive in Kota Kinabalu and spend the day at leisure.
Day 2 Kota Kinabalu/Kundasang
Travel to Mesilou Village tucked in the mountainous highlands. Call at a family farm to enjoy views of Mt Kinabalu and get to know the villagers over a traditional lunch. Later, visit two local farms and cook local recipes with the community. Enjoy dinner followed by a traditional Sabahan performance.
Day 3 Kundasang/Sungai Kinabatangan
Travel to a jungle lodge on Kinabatangan River, Sabah's longest. After settling in, head out on a river cruise to experience the serenity of evening river life (keep your eyes peeled for birds and monkeys and crocodiles! Enjoy dinner then a guided night walk through the jungle.
Day 4 Sungai Kinabatangan
Begin the day with a river safari. After breakfast, visit the nearby Oxbow Lake with a professional guide and seek out proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants, macaques, and gibbons. Another river cruise is a second chance to spot more wildlife, before returning to the lodge for dinner.
Day 5 Sungai Kinabatangan/Sepilok
Travel to Sepilok, a wildlife haven. Visit the orangutan rehabilitation centre and the sun bear conservation centre.
Day 6 Sepilok/Pulau Libaran
Transfer to Sandakan and continue by boat to Libaran Island, known as Turtle Island for the sea turtles that nest here each year. Take a guided tour of the turtle hatchery. Later, visit the local village and experience life on the island. Option to snorkel or kayak with some free time.
Day 7 Pulau Libaran/Kota Kinabalu
Fly to Kota Kinabalu. Enjoy a free afternoon to walk and shop at Jesselton Point, visit the famous Filipino market or get a panoramic sunset view of Kota Kinabalu at the Signal Hill observatory.
Day 8 Kota Kinabalu
Depart Kota Kinbalu for your return flight to the UK.
|3 November 2021||£2,219pp|
|1 December 2021||£2,249pp|
|13 January 2022||£2,249pp|
London to Kuala Lumpur (Flights details TBC)
3 nights 5* Shangri-La in Kuala Lumpur (B&B – Double deluxe)
Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu (Flight details TBC)
7-night Borneo escorted tour
Kota Kinabalu to London (Flight details TBC)
Shangri La Hotel
- Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur
- 5-minute walk to KL Tower & Petronas Twin Towers
- outdoor swimming pool
- TV, a minibar and tea/coffee making facilities
- Indoor pool, spa and a gym
- hot tub, sauna and steam room
- 6 on-site restaurants
- Afternoon tea
- Wi-Fi included
Malaysia’s capital is a high-octane mix of incredible food, lively culture and nightlife, instantly-recognisable architecture and shopping to make your credit card ache. A starting point for many an epic Southeast Asian trip, it’s a taste of luxury before a big adventure.
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