XDid a 15 day tour of Sarawak and Sabah and in every detail Eco tours were tantastic. Great drivers and guides for whom nothing was too much trouble. Wonderful hotels, all centrally located, and great food everywhere we went. Special mention to Sheila in KK whose knowledge and enthusiasm were astound... (Read More)

casper16167, United Kingdom

Borneo Safari Package


Experience the highlights of Borneo in comfort. Sun at the island, cool breeze of the mountain, a glimpse of local culture, taste of the jungle and the cities. Stay at 5-star hotels, Pacific Sutera Hotel, Magellan Sutera Resort and National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World - Sukau Rainforest Lodge.



Your guide and captain will meet you upon your arrival at Kota Kinabalu airport and transfer to Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort (Kinabalu Sea View) for overnight stay.


Pickup from your hotel in the morning to the Sutera jetty where we'll board a boat enroute to Gaya Island. Immerse yourself in a nature trek in Gaya Island, located 30-minutes by speedboat from Kota Kinabalu. Choose between a shorter trail of 2km or a more challenging route of 4.5km, depending on your fitness level and how much time you’d like to spend on the beach thereafter. Along the trek, learn about the unique medicinal plants, tropical hardwood trees and tropical Dipterocarp rainforest.

After the trek, enjoy a packed lunch by the beach before venturing for a swim, a snorkel (rental surcharge) or simply laze away. A great way to dispel the jet lag as you’ll almost certainly be well relaxed and rested after this. Return to Kota Kinabalu for overnight at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort – Kinabalu Sea View. (Breakfast & Packed Lunch)

Please bring along towel, hat, walking shoes, insect repellent, drinking water bottle, swim wear and sun block lotion.


We take a 2 hours drive overland to the foothills of Mt. Kinabalu at 1500m above sea level. Have a short stop at Pekan Nabalu market to savour local fruits in season before proceeding to the Kinabalu National Park. There, we visit the Education Centre and Mountain Garden. If weather permits, take a guided walk on one of the trails in the cool surroundings to explore the montane forest. Return to Kota Kinabalu and overnight at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort – Kinabalu Sea View. (Breakfast & Lunch)


Drive approximately 20 minutes to Mari-Mari Cultural Village where an array of Sabah’s culture comes alive. Visit each tribes traditional house to learn about the different cultures and way of life. Partake in some in-house activities, unique to each trive. A cultural performance tops off the show before we move on for lunch at the Dining Hall. You may shop for handicrafts, take photos or just enjoy the natural surroundings thereafter. Be sure to try delectable traditional and fusion cuisines on offer during the tour. Return to Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort for overnight – Kinabalu Sea View. (Breakfast & Lunch)


Transfer to airport for your flight to Sandakan (recommended MH2042 / AK6492 ETD 0700hrs ETA 0750hrs). On arrival at Sandakan Airport, transfer to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. We proceed to watch a video show about the plight of the Orang Utans and the rehabilitation efforts ongoing at the Centre. Walk ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden boardwalks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 1000hrs, and then we continue to the newly completed enclosed nursery area for young orang utans. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world’s smallest bear.

After lunch, transfer to Sandakan jetty for a 2.5 hours boat journey to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife. Take a river cruise using electric motor in search of wildlife and birds. Enjoy candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide show and interpretation by our naturalist guide. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Note: There will be a complimentary Night Cruise if no sightings of the Proboscis Monkey on the FIRST Afternoon Cruise.


Take a 0600hrs morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, proceed for an educational tour along the lodge’s Hornbill Boardwalk with our in-house naturalist. In the afternoon, we proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Our Night Cruise comes Highly Recommended by just about all our guests (available with a small fee of RM65 per person)

Experience profound relaxation and comfort at Halia Spa, Sukau Rainforest Lodge, as we provide an 'escape from the ordinary' by offering you a blend of both traditional and modern Spa treatments. Enjoy special deals when you book online!


After breakfast, we return to Sandakan by speed boat. For those taking the 1430hrs flight to Kota Kinabalu, we proceed to the airport after lunch. The rest who are taking the evening flight, will then proceed to visit the Rainforest Discovery Centre. Take a bird eye's view of the centre from the canopy walkway and hanging bridge, explore the botanical garden, home to various species of flora. Proceed to Sandakan Memorial Park for a short visit before taking your flight back. On arrival, our guide will transfer you back to overnight at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort (Deluxe Garden View). (Breakfast & Lunch)


Free at leisure. Free at own leisure or explore the city using the free city shuttle available. Stay overnight at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort (Deluxe Garden View). (Breakfast)


Your guide will transfer you to airport and bid farewell for your onward journey. (Breakfast)


Tours and transfers, accommodation and meals as specified, entrance fees and English speaking guide.


Domestic airfare, camera fee and items not mentioned.

Rates For Travelling Until 31 March 2017

MYR 5673 per person

Single supplement : MYR 2740

High season surcharge:

Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort 01st Jul - 31st Aug 2016, 21st Dec 2016- 04th Jan 2017, 26th Jan - 01th Feb 2017 MYR 180
Shangri-la Rasa Ria Resort, Tuaran 15th Jul - 31st Aug 2016, 24st Dec 2016 - 02nd Jan 2017, 26th Jan - 01st Feb 2017 MYR 180
Sukau Rainforest Lodge July & August MYR 160

Rates For Travelling From 01 April 2017 and Onwards

Every international adult guest who stays at SRL contributes MYR 20 for Conservation Contribution (CC).

All rates are inclusive of 6% GST.

Did a 15 day tour of Sarawak and Sabah and in every detail Eco tours were tantastic. Great drivers and guides for whom nothing was too much trouble. Wonderful hotels, all centrally located, and great food everywhere we went. Special mention to Sheila in KK whose knowledge and enthusiasm were astounding. From first email to last drop off a truely wondertul experience. Thank you

casper16167, United Kingdom, March 2016

sukau rainforest lodge
Announcement: Good News! We are proud to announce that all 20 rooms of Sukau Rainforest Lodge are now equipped with energy saving inverter air-conditioners at no extra charge. Unfortunately, due to inadequate supply of electricity from the grid, the air-conds will be operational during the day from 10:30am. Previously, due to inadequate electricity supply from the grid, the air-conds were only operative until 4.30pm but has now been extended until 12.00 midnight. We are still in the works of upgrading our generators to be able to offer 24hrs continuous air-conds by March 2016.

The 20 rooms, multi international award winner, has just been recognized by National Geographic as a National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World. Awarded the Best Nature Lodge in Sabah by Sabah Tourism in 2013/2014, named by National Geographic Adventure magazine in 2009 as one of the top 50 jungle lodges in the world and the winner of the 17th World Travel Awards 2010 as Asia's leading Green Hotel, is managed by Borneo Eco Tours. Built in 1995 in traditional Malaysian architecture using several Borneo hardwood species, it went through a major RM2 million renovation in 2010. It is built on stilts with a bar lounge, gift shop, plunge pool, Gomantong Hall meeting place, education centre, Hornbill Boardwalk with two elephant passes, three open decks for wildlife viewing, an enclosed garden, a riverside Melapi restaurant, open sun-deck, river jetty. Commencing in 2016, an expansion and upgrading of facilities located some distance away is being undertaken that won't be disruptive to our present guests. All rooms have attached bathroom and shower water is supplied through rainwater harvesting and hot water by solar heaters. Air is cooled by cross ventilation air currents, ceiling fan and since July 2016 energy saving inverter air-conditioning. Lighting is supplemented by oil lamps using recycled cooking oil. River tours are conducted by boats powered by electric motors and eco-friendly outboard engines.

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The Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary which covers an area of 26,800 hectares, forms part of the Kinabatangan region which is the largest floodplain the Malaysia covering a total of 23% of the land area of Sabah or 16,800 sq.km. Gazetted in 2005 as a gift to the Earth, it has a diverse ecosystem from coastal mangrove swamp, to riparian, freshwater and dipterocarp and oxbow vegetation teaming with wildlife supporting ten species of primates including more than 1,000 orang utans, proboscis monkeys, more than 300 Borneo pygmy elephants, 50 species of mammals, 20 species of reptiles and over 1,026 species of plants.

Birdlife is especially rich here (over 325 species have been sighted in the area) including eight species of hornbills, kingfishers, darters, owls, kites, eagles, broadbills, doves, storm storks, herons, hawks, ospreys, falcon, pheasants, parakeets, bee eaters, woodpeckers, pittas, bulbuls, forktails, babblers, warblers, flycatchers, orioles, flowerpeckers, spiderhunters, among others.


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