Travel 2 Touring 18/19

ASIA

LAND AIR RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED LAND AIR RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

Kota Kinabalu Pulau Tiga 2

2

SABAH (MALAYSIA)

1

Limbang

1

1

BRUNEI

2

Mulu National Park

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1

SARAWAK (MALAYSIA)

1

Bako National Park

Kuching

3

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2

Semenggoh Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

Batang Ai National Park

1

INDONESIAN BORNEO

1

1

1

SMALL GROUP TOUR

INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Explore Borneo’s dense jungle on the Headhunters Trail • Relax, Snorkel or Kayak in the tropical paradise of Pulau Tiga • Stay in a local Iban Lognhouse and learn about their culture • Visit the Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitaion Centre for a chance to spot wild Orang-utan LAND RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND AIR RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 L ND RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND AIR RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 PRICES INCLUDE • 10 nights in hotels/lodges, 1 night basic lodge (multi-share), 1 night traditional longhouse (multi-share) • Meals as specified: 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 5 dinners • All transport between destinations and included activities • Transport by private vehicle, plane, longboat, ferry, boat and walking • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout and local guides DEPARTURES 2019: selected departures, please call for details TOUR DETAILS LAND CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED LAND CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED 1 1 £1449 per person PRICES FROM:

PRICES FROM £1449pp

13 day Highlights of Borneo Kota Kinabalu • Gunung Mulu National Park • Headhunters Trail • Limbang • Pulau Tiga • Kuching • Bako National Park • Batang Ai

Day 1: Arrive Kota Kinabalu Arrive in Kota Kinabalu and make your own way to your hotel. 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. (B) 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 through dense jungle to Camp 5, your stop for the night. (BLD) Day 4: Headhunters Trail - Limbang Set out on the Headhunters Trail, an 11-kilometre trail through Borneo’s dense jungle. Trek 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 arriving at Kuala Terikan where you will board a boat down the river to Limbang. (BLD) 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. (BD) Day 6: Pulau Tiga Enjoy a free day on this tropical paradise. Opt to go snorkelling, kayaking, or visit Snake Island (BLD) 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. (B) Day 8: Kota Kinabalu - Kuching Fly from Kota Kinabalu to Kuching. Enjoy some free time in the evening.

Day 9: Kuching & Bako National Park Depart Kuching in the morning, passing through mangrove forest before arriving at Bako village. Continue along the coast by motorised boat to reach Bako National Park. Hike through the park and experience amazing plant and wildlife. Be sure to keep an eye out for the proboscis monkey. Return to Kuching in the evening. (BL) Day 10: Kuching – Batang Ai Drive through the scenic countryside, passing plantations, rivers and rainforest to reach the Batang Ai jetty, stopping en route to visit a trading town and a local farmhouse. From the jetty transfer via boat to a local Iban longhouse and enjoy a stay with this welcoming community while learning more about their culture. (BLD) Day 11: Batang Ai Witness a blowpipe demonstration before setting off by longboat for a trip across the lake. Disembark and enjoy a hike through the forest and a local lunch at a scenic locale. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the water before heading to our hotel for the night. (BL) Day 12: Batang Ai – Kuching Return to the jetty by boat and continue overland to Kuching, stopping en route to visit the Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and with some luck spot a wild orangutan passing through. (BL) Day 13: Depart Kuching Your day will be at leisure until it is time to make your own way to the airport. (B)

TOUR STYLE: Classic

GROUP SIZE: 15 max

PHYSICAL DEMAND:

Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

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