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A Journey Through Malaysia & Borneo

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Be captivated by the breathtaking natural wonders and ancient traditions of Malaysia & Borneo
  • Product Code 46420
  • Holiday Type Pioneer Holidays, Sightseeing And Walking Holidays, Rich In Wildlife Holidays
  • Grade

    Grades 1, 2 & 3 - Leisurely grades

    Grades 4, 5 & 6 - Moderate grades

    Grades 7, 8 & 9 - Challenging grades

    Grade 4
  • Holiday Duration Nights

Malaysia and Borneo are multi-cultural destinations where natural beauty and astounding national parks meet cosmopolitan cities and culinary sensations. You’ll be captivated by their breathtaking natural wonders and ancient traditions. Our journey starts in Kuala Lumpur with some city sightseeing, before moving on to explore the glorious Cameron Highlands, the largest and best known tea station in the region with remarkable scenery. We'll follow a jungle trail in the world's oldest National Park, Taman Negara. You'll enjoy its hidden secrets during a night walk where you can appreciate its tropical beauty and perhaps encounter the native wildlife. Another adventurous day will see us take a boat to the local village of the Asli of Batek Tribe to discover their traditions and enjoy a lunch sampling their delicious food.

Flying to Kota Kinabalu, you may choose to climb Mount Kinabalu (over 4000m) to be rewarded with remarkable panoramic views (the walk is above the holiday’s grade, and at additional cost, please ask our sales team for a quote if you wish to include this walk). In Sabah we find jungles, mountains, rivers, fauna and flora. In Sandakan we meet with endangered orang-utans in the semi wild at the Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre. We take a trip to the limestone hills of the Batu Tuluq Caves and visit the local Orang Sungei community.

Holiday Highlights

  • World’s oldest tropical rainforest during a night walk at Taman Negara.
  • Boat trip to the village of the Asli of Batek tribe.
  • Observe the endangered orang-utans in Sandakan.
  • Optional climb to the summit of Mount Kinabalu for world class views.
The holiday inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What's included in this holiday Items that are covered in the cost of holiday price.

      Flight from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur, returning from Sandakan to London Heathrow (Malaysia Airlines)
      Airport transfers by road c.1hr
      En suite accommodation
      Half board and six lunches
      Local English speaking guides
      All entrance fees and local transport costs
Whats not included in this holiday Items that are not covered in the cost of holiday price.

  • Entrance fees to some museums and historic buildings (unless otherwise specified)
  • Personal expenses (such as your bar bill)
  • Discretionary tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Insurance
Please select Departure Date to view:

Please see Holiday Information Sheet for this holidays individual departures itinerary (located under View Departures & Book tab)

Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the outlined itinerary and advertised programme, local conditions can change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. This may mean that routes and timings need to be amended or the order of days may change, sometimes at short notice.

    Please see the Holiday Information sheet for this Holidays Itinerary as the content may vary depending on departure date.

Travel Details

  • Flight from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur, returning from Sandakan to London Heathrow (Maylasia Airlines)        
  • Airport transfers by road c.1hr
  • Upgrades are available on most flights. For scheduled flights this may be Premium Economy, Business or First Class. Please ask us for details and a competitive quote.
  • If direct regional flights are not available, we can often offer add-on flights to a London airport at a competitive rate. Please ask us for details and a competitive quote.

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Our Accommodation on this holiday

Below is the accommodation featured on this holiday. If you are on a multi-centre holiday, these are highlights of the places where we stay. Please refer to your Holiday Information sheet (which can be found under View Departures & Book), for your departure date and for all your accommodation details.

Bilit Rainforest Lodge

We stay in the Bilit Rainforest Lodge located on the Kinabatangan River. The lodge’s wooden decor and the joining board walks are made from local hardwood and designed to blend in with the surrounding natural environment. There is a bar and a restaurant.


Rooms have ensuite facilities and are located within the rainforest. Rooms have a fan and heating facilities.


Dinners will be taken at the hotel’s restaurant. The restaurant offers a buffet serving local cuisine.




Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan

We stay in the modern Four Points Hotel located directly next to Sandakan Bay and Sulu Sea. There are 5 dining options, laundry service, infinity pool and gym. Free WIFI is available throughout the hotel.


Rooms are very modern and have ensuite facilities with a flat screen satellite TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Rooms have a city or harbour view.


Dinners will be taken at the hotel.






Mutiara Taman Negara Resort

We stay in the Mutiara Taman Negara Resort, located in Taman Negara at the Pahang’s rainforest sanctuary. Set amongst the 130 million year old tropical rainforest, the resort is surrounded by forest and has been developed with minimal damage to the special ecosystem.


Rooms and chalets are made out of natural timbre and fitted with tiled or wooden flooring. Rooms feature air conditioning, a hairdryer and an outside terrace offering a river or jungle view.


We will take breakfast and dinner at the hotel’s restaurant. The restaurant offers a buffet serving Malaysian cuisine as well as international dishes. Free WIFI is offered in the restaurant.