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Western Borneo Experience

This eight-day journey is perfect for the nature lover who wants to experience the beauty of Borneo while trekking and cruising through it. Trek through Gunung Mulu National Park and Camp 5, checking out Deer Cave and mud volcanoes as you go. Reward yourself with some relaxation and a picnic in the rainforest. Longboats and ferries will carry you along the Melinau River to the Wind and Clearwater caves, Kuala Litut, and the tropical island of Pulau Tiga, where you can spend your time snorkelling, kayaking, or visiting Snake Island. This tour is a perfect blend of activity and relaxation; exactly how time on an island should be spent.

  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Average
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: AAWS/166301
  • Starts: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Finishes: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
You will Visit
  • Kota Kinabalu

Itinerary

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Day 1: Kota Kinabalu

Arrive at any time.
There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

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Day 2: Kota Kinabalu/Gunung Mulu National Park

Fly to Mulu via Miri and transfer to the lodge. Head into the park for a walk through the forest and explore Deer Cave. In the evening go on a walk in search of bats hunting for insects.
Upon arrival in Miri, you will disembark from the plane with the group, retrieve your luggage, and pass it on to our ground operator so it can be transferred to Limbang. You will then go through passport control at Miri airport and board the flight to Mulu.

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Day 3: Gunung Mulu National Park

Depart the lodge, board a longboat and travel along the Melinau River to the Wind and Clearwater caves. Explore the caves, take a dip in the crystal clear waters, and enjoy a picnic lunch in the rainforest. Continue by longboat to Kuala Litut and start the trek to Camp 5, our stop for the night.

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Day 4: Gunung Mulu National Park/Limbang

Continue on the Headhunter Trail trekking past streams and caves, all while hearing the sounds of the thousands of species that call this jungle home. Learn about the rich history of the warring parties that created this trail before boarding a boat down the river to Limbang, where you will spend the night.

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Day 5: Limbang/Pulau Tiga

Start off early for a busy day of travel – by ferry, boat, and private vehicle – to the tropical island of Pulau Tiga. After arriving on the island head out on a trek to a mud volcano and learn more about the region.

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Day 6: Pulau Tiga

Enjoy a free day on this tropical paradise. Opt to go snorkelling, kayaking, or visit Snake Island.

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Day 7: Pulau Tiga/Kota Kinabalu

After breakfast, depart for Kuala Penyu by boat where you will transfer to a private vehicle and continue to Kota Kinabalu.
In Kota Kinabalu, opt to check out the restaurants along the waterfront with some free time in the evening.

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Day 8: Kota Kinabalu

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Deer and Lang caves visit
    • Bat exodus observation
    • Wind and Clearwater caves exploration
    • Rainforest picnic
    • Headhunter Trail trek (2 days)
    • Mud volcano visit and trek (Pulau Tiga)
    • Internal flight
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels (5 nts), lodge (1 nt), basic lodge (1 nt, multi-share)
    • 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
    Transport
    • Private vehicle, plane, longboat, ferry, boat, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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