13 days

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Summary

The Malaysian island nation of Borneo offers a unique range of plants and animals in the pristine habitats of its rainforests and rivers. Our tour offers two opportunities to see flowering Rafflesia, a bizarre plant found only in south-east Asia that has no leaves, roots or stems and can weigh up to 10kg. We also come face to face with Orangutan, Borneo’s iconic ‘man of the forest’, and Sun Bears, the smallest and most arboreal of all bears, both endangered species that are the subject of rehabilitation and conservation schemes - there is an opportunity to adopt and support a Sun Bear should you wish.

Our journey takes us from the capital Kota Kinabalu in the west to Sandakan in the east, travelling through mountainous terrain with volcanic hot springs, lush rainforests and fertile river systems. Boardwalks and canopy walkways provide easy access to natural habitats and the chance to see a wide range of plants, birds and animals. On the Kinabatangan River we offer no fewer than four river cruises, in the early morning, day time and at night, allowing the opportunity to see a vast range of wildlife. We also see colourful markets and Buddhist temples, giving an insight into the human aspect as well as the wildlife. Our tour ends in style with a couple of nights at a luxurious resort, where you may easily be tempted to extend your stay.

Tour highlights:

  • Take a walk through the mangroves of the Kota Kinabalu Wetlands
  • A chance to see huge Rafflesia flowers
  • Spot Orangutan in the wild as well as at a rehabilitation centre
  • See Sun Bears as close quarters with a personal tour from the founder of the Conservation Centre
  • Day and night wildlife cruises on the Kinabatangan River

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  • Pay a low deposit of £1, was £430.
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£1 Deposit Offer for 2023 Tours - Top-up deposit payment due by 30 September 2022

The price above includes any applicable early booking discount and a pay in full discount, and applies only if you pay the full balance at time of booking.

Single supplement: £595

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Whether you want to add extra nights on either side of your tour, you want to upgrade your flight or hotel room, or you are hoping to enjoy a door-to-door airport transfer, we can help.

To add special extras to your tour, call our Specialist Sales Executives to discuss your needs on 01334 657155.

Meet your Experts

Colin Crosbie

Tour Manager

Colin Crosbie was the Head Gardener to Her Majesty The Queen Mother in Windsor prior to taking up the position of Curator at RHS Garden Wisley, and is currently the President of the Scottish Rock Garden Club.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Accommodation
  • London pre-flight Executive lounge access
  • Meals - as per the itinerary
  • Comfortable coach travel throughout
  • All visits as outlined in the itinerary
  • Services of a professional tour manager & local guides
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Offer Availability
25 October 2022 BBOR221025 25 October 2022 (Tuesday) 5 November 2022 (Saturday) Colin Crosbie £4,295
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21 March 2023 BBOR230321 21 March 2023 (Tuesday) 2 April 2023 (Sunday) £4,095
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£595 £3,445
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24 October 2023 BBOR231024 24 October 2023 (Tuesday) 5 November 2023 (Sunday) Colin Crosbie £4,295
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£595 £3,645
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