This tour is designed to be high on the endemic flora and fauna of the region. Starting at the Permai Rainforest Resort, you may spot the 3 species of monkeys right at the resort itself. Take a sunset cruise along the mangrove forest of Kuching Wetlands National Park. This offers a chance to spot the Proboscis monkey and estuarine crocodiles. You will also be amazed by the fireflies as they gather in the mangroves. Explore more of the Damai Peninsula and cross Bako-Buntal Bay to visit the Bako National Park. The place is rich in flora and fauna. The waters around this park are home to the Irrawaddy Dolphins. You will cruise along the mangroves to see the ecosystem of the mangrove swamp. The Satang Island is a great place for snorkeling and relaxing in the sea and the sun. Nature walks are aplenty. Trek through undisturbed rainforest environments on a real wilderness adventure which will take you to the oldest rainforests in the world. Its sheer magnificence will keep you in awe as you hike along its trails, swim in its rock pools and get a bird’s eye view of the forest from the canopied suspension bridge. The night walk and the guided bird walk in the morning are unique experiences in themselves. The local beauty and its richness in terms of flora and fauna will stay with you for years to come.
This tour takes you to wildlife sanctuaries, limestone caves, and the Marine Park. We start in Kota Kinabalu with a trip to the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park to relax, swim or snorkel. The natural wonders of the region are at full display in the Mountain Garden of Kinabalu Park. Explore the surrounding forest areas on well-marked treks. Travel to Miri to explore Niah Cave – an archaeological heritage site. Visit the Niah Museum, the Traders’ Cave, Great Cave & the Painted Cave. Kuching is next for a better understanding of the Orangutan conservation program at the Semenggok Nature Reserve. Next stop is Batang Ai where we meet the natives of Borneo & spend a memorable night with them in the longhouse. We take a native longboat & head up the river to meet the Ibans, join their activities in the longhouse & see a blowpipe demonstration. The UNESCO world heritage site of Mulu caves is simply majestic. Walk through the forest to Lang and Deer Cave, and later in the evening see millions of bats fly out of the caves in unison. Take off on a 12 km long trek through the stunning rainforest, which was historically used by war parties during headhunting days. This is a tour of nature mixed well with local traditions and some stunning wildlife.
Kuching is a melting point of many cultures; the city is dynamic and full of interesting areas of tourist interest. We explore the city with a focus on monuments including stops at Urang Sarawak Gallery, the Waterfront & colonial buildings. The rich endemic flora and fauna is hard to miss. We explore the conservation efforts with our visit to Bako National Park and Semenggoh Nature Reserve. The local culture runs deep and a trip to Batang Ai will introduce us to the natives of Borneo. An unforgettable night in their longhouse comes with a blowpipe demonstration. We explore the magnificent caves of Mulu, with a visit to Deer Cave & Lang Cave. After a stopover at Penan village, we reach Wind Cave & Clearwater Cave. The mountain climb is just the thing on your mind now. Visit the mountain garden before we start for the big adventure. We meet your mountain guide at the Park HQ and proceed to the summit trail. This one climb will take us through tropical oak and chestnut forest to mossy forest and up to the sub-alpine forest as we climb upwards. Look out for rhododendrons, pitcher plants, orchids and other flora native to this area. Just before dawn at 3:00 am we proceed to the summit for the sunrise. Nothing can prepare you for the natural beauty you are about to witness. This tour will be fresh in your memory for years to come.
Explore the sea, forest and the peaks in this unique tour. Starting at the spectacular city of Kota Kinabalu (the land below the wind), the tour takes you to Mt Kinabalu soaring 4,059 meters above the wild jungles of Borneo. The views are spectacular, to say the least. The journey is rewarding as you pass by a vibrant local market to see the local produce sold by the tribesmen of the area. The possibility of spotting the endemic Nepenthes Rajah growing wild is real on this trip. Visit the Botanical Gardens for more on the local flora and fauna. We now head to the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park to relax, swim or snorkel. A river cruise is next starting from the town of Beaufort, search for wildlife & marvel at the beauty of fireflies congregating on the tree canopies. We now head to Mulu and visit the marvelous limestone caves here. This site is known for holding many records in terms of cave height, width, and length. We visit Deer Cave, Wind Cave, and the Clearwater cave and spring. We watch millions of bats fly out of the caves and marvel at natures unique creations. Once again, we start a climb up a steep mountain to get a bird’s eye view of the Pinnacles. Mt. Api. is a great place to climb and for great views of the rock formations standing like knives against the hardy mountain trees. A great tour which covers many experiences in a short time.
This is an adventure tour like no other, we start with a trip to the highest and most sacred peak in Sarawak and experience an enthralling 4-wheel drive. The climb up the peak is through the northern flank which offers some stunning panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. We will stop at the Church Camp, the largest evangelical mountain church in the nation. We return to Lepo Bunga, where you’ll transfer to a homestay by 4-wheel drive. We spend an invigorating 3 day exploring the pristine northern highlands by 4-wheel drive. The exploration includes a trip to the Buduk Bui salt spring. We spend a night at a homestay and start early for a trek to Bukit Sarui, which gives us an immense panoramic view. We drive up to the Merarp Hot Springs, surrounded by the beautiful Lun Bawang Villages. The magnificent Batu Lawi towers overhead as you enjoy the amazing natural relaxation offered by the hot spring. We then travel to Lawas to see the Long Lidung riverine tagang system. Feed the fish before continuing to the city. One fast-paced tour to energize you up.
A tour that takes you from the depths of the seas to the mountain peaks. We start in Kuching and move to the pristine rainforest of Permai. The resort itself has 3 species of monkeys and the area is rich in both flora and fauna to explore. A night walk offers an unforgettable new perspective. We go out into the sea on a kayaking expedition along the coast of the Santubong Peninsula to reach the small remote beach of Teluk Pasir. Camp the night at the beach, start a fire, listen to the birds and enjoy a refreshing sunrise. The return trip is through jungle trekking in the pristine primary rainforest. We go on a mangrove sunset cruise in the forest of Kuching Wetlands National Park. This is where we keep an eye open for the elusive proboscis monkeys & the estuarine crocodile. Watch the spectacular show of fireflies that light up the mangrove trees like Christmas trees. We now shift to the deep dark caves of Mulu, a UNESCO world heritage site holding many records in terms of cave height, width, and length. Understand how they were formed and explore its beauty. We visit Deer Cave, with the largest cave passage in the world, before watching millions of bats exit to hunt at dusk. We also visit a local village by boat before stopping at Wind Cave, the King’s Chamber, and the peaceful Clearwater Cave and Spring. It is time to start our trek up the steep Mt. Api. The view from the top is spectacular, as are the rock formations standing like knives against the hardy mountain trees. These are the Pinnacles. A tour that introduces you to everything Borneo.
The coral island provides the best setting for a relaxed day of swimming and snorkeling. We take a boat to the coral islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Come back to Kinabalu park and learn about the endemic species of flora and fauna at the Mountain Garden’s Exhibit Centre. The caves at Miri are an archeological heritage site. Visit the Niah caves and Museum, the Traders’ Cave, Great Cave & the Painted Cave. Conservation efforts are visible everywhere in Borneo, explore Semenggoh Nature Reserve with its semi-wild orangutans. Explore local culture with a night stay at a longhouse, cross the river on a native longboat and meet the Ibans. Join daily activities at the longhouse and see a blowpipe demonstration. The true beauty of Sarawak is visible once you climb up the highest mountain. Learn survival tricks before starting your trek. The long trek up the mountain will take you to a Church Camp. We set base and continue up the northern flank of the mountain. The climb offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. We return to a local Lepo Bunga homestay by 4-wheel drive. The local hospitality is legendary, and many travelers forgo sightseeing to enjoy the hospitality of the families and households. This tour is a perfect blend of adventure, wildlife, local culture and hospitality.
Explore the natural beauty of Borneo on our tour covering Permai rain forest and Kuching. We start with adventure and reach the Permai Rainforest Resort – a small eco-resort set in pristine rainforest. This is the gateway to natural beauty and rare wildlife starting from 3 species of monkeys. Enjoy a night walk and go kayaking in the sea around the coast of the Santubong Peninsula. Set up camp and spend the night on a small remote beach at Teluk Pasir. Return to civilization through a jungle trek taking you to the pristine primary rainforest. The adventure continues on the evening cruise where you glide through the mangroves of Kuching Wetlands National Park. Nature surrounds you when in Bako National Park – a journey by boat to see the primary forest full of botanical treasures and home to the proboscis monkey & other wildlife. Understand the conservation efforts at the Semenggoh Nature Reserve and explore local lifestyle through native fruit market and pepper farm. The local flavor will grow as you reach Batang Ai and the idyllic Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat. Visit the home of the former headhunters of Borneo and enjoy local traditional dances in full ceremonial regalia. Every moment to live for when you are on the tour.
This is a tour designed for explorers, from the city sights and sounds of Kuching to the markets of Malay Kampongs, from the national parks to river cruises and trekking. The exploration of the extensive cave system of Borneo is followed by understanding the conservation efforts for the native wildlife. Kayaking to reach a native Bidayuh village to some relaxation at the Permai Rainforest Resort. The excitement never ends as you go looking for the estuarine crocodile the mangrove fireflies and the elusive Proboscis monkey. Enjoy incredible views of Mt Kinabalu soaring 4,059 metres above the wild jungles of Borneo. Shop to your hearts delight at the local markets. Trek to the wild and try to spot the endemic Nepenthes Rajah and explore more flora in the Botanical Gardens. Go snorkeling or simply swim at an island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Finally head to the town of Beaufort to embark on a river cruise. See we told you, these 9 days are full of adventure.