Multi-Day Tour | Independent, Private

Borneo's UNESCO Wonders (6 days)

Remote Lands, Inc

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia To Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Valid for Departures Now Through: 30 Apr 2018

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Pullman Kuching Dinner

Fly into charming Kuching, a quaint city resting along the banks of the Sarawak River on the northwestern part of Borneo. This ancient city was created by Sultans. Connect through Kuala Lumpur. We recommend staying at the Pullman Kuching Hotel, offering stunning views of the Sarawak River.


Day 2
Semongogh Oraguntan Rehabilitation Center, Malaysia
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Step into the tropical rainforest and visit the Semengogh Oraguntan Rehabilitation Center. Orangutans are extremely endangered. Watch the highly-intelligent creatures play in their natural habitat. Time permitting, enjoy a rare cultural experience and pay a visit to the Sarawak Cultural Village. The area is known as a “living museum.” View traditional life as the village and its 150 inhabitants continue life as if time were stood still.


Day 3
Mulu National Park, Malaysia
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Travel to Mulu National Park, the UNESCO World Heritage site that will take your breath away with its natural beauty. Caves and karsts populate the area that is actually a mountainous equatorial rainforest. Take an adventurous trek through the beautiful natural area and visit the caves. The Lang Cave is a show cave that is part of the Deer Caves. The area earned its name from the local deer who used to come and lick the salt off the walls of the caves.


Day 4
Mulu National Park, Malaysia
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Continue trekking today, getting plenty of exercise and fresh air. You will visit two unique caves today. The Clearwater Cave is Asia’s longest cave at nearly 70 miles long. There’s a beautiful 1.5-hour nature trail around the cave. Stop at the Wind Cave on your way. The cave is named for the cool breezes passing through the cave’s narrow crevasses.


Day 5
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Pendant Hut at Laban Rata, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Visit the picturesque national park at Mt Kinabalu. The towering mountain sits at 13,435 feet. This is the highest peak in the Crocker Range and in the Malay Archipelago. Check out the quiet side of the mountain known as Mesilau. Spend the day either climbing or hiking in the serene nature. There are several amazing, luxurious hotel options in the area. We recommend either the Bunga Raya Island Resort, Gayana Eco Resort, Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Shangri-La Tanjung Aru or the Pendant Hut at Laban Rata.


Day 6
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
None Breakfast

Note: You may add a day here to climb Mt. Kinabalu. You have to option to cross via ferrata. If you choose to continue on and not stop, drive to Poring Hot Springs. Relax in the therapeutic warm waters. Next, enjoy a canopy walk to see life among the trees. After your exhilarating tour, stop at the Australian War Memorial. This memorial commemorates the infamous Sandakan Death March. You have either the option to continue exploring Malaysia, or begin your journey home.


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VIP Arrival

The following VIP services are complimentary for all Virtuoso guests upon arrival at participating airports.

  • Meet and greet as you disembark the aircraft
  • Luggage assistance
  • Escort through immigration and customs formalities
  • Escort to your private guide

Further services may be available, contingent upon individual airport regulations. Please enquire for further details.

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Description

Travel into azure seas, towering mountaintops and lush green rainforests as you enter Borneo. This fascinating area is part of both Indonesia and Malaysia. Explore Kuching, Mulu National Park and Kota Kinabalu on this six-day itinerary. If you are feeling up for a challenge, add an additional day to climb Malaysia’s highest peak - Mt. Kinabalu. There’s plenty of time for both relaxation and adventure as you trek through incredible scenery and relax in natural hot springs.


Highlights

  • Learn about the highly-intelligent orangutans as you visit a lively rehabilitation center

  • Explore massive caves in an extensive underground cave system in Mulu National Park

  • Feel an exhilarating rush as you explore the rainforest canopy

  • Relax in hot springs with rumored healing powers

About Us

Remote Lands is the world’s foremost ultra-luxe bespoke travel designer focused exclusively on Asia. We provide the very finest that Asia has to offer, from pool villas and private jets to unique experiences within far-flung cultures off the beaten path. Our attention to detail, personalized service, creativity and deep knowledge of Asia set us apart.

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Terms & Conditions

Payment Notes
  • Payment by wire transfer or by cheque; American Express, Visa and MasterCard also accepted.
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Refund Policy
  • Fully refundable, less a 15% of total trip price cancellation fee, if cancelled 91 days or more before departure, subject to the refund policies of each hotel, airline and other vendor
  • 50% of total trip price refundable if cancelled 30-90 days before departure, subject to the refund policies of each hotel, airline and other vendor
  • No refund less than 30 days before departure

  • Please note that some vendors have onerous cancellation policies with substantial penalties for changes where funds paid are non-refundable


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By: Squash1


Reviewed on: 30 Jan 2013

excellent at making sure everything is taken care of...personal cell phone contact appreciated and very customized orientation...also very nice
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Bush

Excellent package

By: Mike53-Birmingham


Reviewed on: 27 Nov 2013

Shangri La Rasa Ria Resort in Kota Kinabalu was fantastic as was the Kinabatangan River Resort. Raimie our guide was first-rate!
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Barth

Perfect

By: Dustin and Eli


Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2018

Remote Lands coordinated our trip and made the experience worry-free. All of our transfers and guides were on time, professional, kind and even went above and beyond when a couple of unexpected needs arose. Thank you!
Travel Advisor:  Geraldine Hasting

Taiwan 2018 trip

By: Cindi


Reviewed on: 29 Mar 2018

Wonderful experience! This was my daughter’s senior trip prior to going away to college and it was everything I’d hoped it would be. Great guide, driver, travel agent, etc. Overall a very positive experience!!
Travel Advisor:  Deanna Byrd