Borneo Adventure

Vancouver Departure$4,149
Toronto Departure$4,699

Price is based on per person twin share from Canada,tax included.

Experience the nature beauty of Borneo - explore Kota Kinabalu National park; make friends with the Orand Utan at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre in Sandakan; overnight at lodge along the Kinabatangan River; chance to see the famous Hawksbill turtles coming ashore to lay eggs
  • Product Category Air Inclusive
  • Destinations Kota Kinabalu

Daily departure available until March 31st 2020


Terms and Conditions
 Price is based on per person twin share from Canada, this package is based on minimum TWO people traveling. Prices, schedules and exchange rates are subject to change without prior notice. Deviation / amendment fee and restrictions will be applied. Please contact Silk Holidays for details. For responsibility, booking terms & conditions. Please ask your booking agent for a copy of “Silk Holidays – General Booking Terms & Conditions”
What is included in this tourItems that are included in the cost of tour price

 • Return economy class air ticket from Canada to Borneo via Taipei with
   China Airlines
• 12 nights twin share accommodation with daily breakfast and meals
   as itinerary shows
• All transfers/tours are on private basis with english speaking guide.
• All entrance fees as per itinerry
• Return airport transfers on coach service
• Taxes and fuel surcharge ($300-$350), subject to change

What is not included in this tourItems that are not included in the cost of tour price
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Tipping and porterage
  • All expenses not indicated 

  1. Day 1 Canada - Taipei

    Leave Canada to Kota Kinabalu via Taipei with China Airlines.

  2. Day 2 Taipei - Kota Kinabalu

    Upon arrival at the international airport of Kota Kinabalu, your private transfer will await you at the arrival hall and you will be transfered to the hotel. Evening free for leisure.

    Horizon

  3. Day 3 Kota Kinabalu- Kinabalu Park-Kota Kinabalu

    After breakfast, take a scenic 2 hours’ drive to Kinabalu Park, passing by villages and paddy fields along mountain road that wind along the crocked range. Along the way, make a brief stop at the market of Nabalu. Nabalu is a place where the local natives gather to sell local products, fruits, home grown vegetables and handicraft souvenirs. On arrival at Kinabalu Park, you will notice the change in air temperature. Enjoy the refreshing and cooling air as you proceed for a walk along the nature trails in the Botanical Garden.
    If the day is clear, you may even have a majestic view over Mount Kinabalu – the highest mountain between New Guinea and the Himalaya. After the walk, depart of a lunch at a local restaurant. Later – depart for another interesting wonder: the poring hot spring. At around 50 kilometer from the Kinabalu Park, the Poring Hot Spring got its name from the tall bamboo plant that is abundant in that area. Visitors can also try the Canopy Walkway – where suspension bridges are suspended at the top of the tropical jungle. Experience the height of 41 meters above the ground and length of 157 meters. A hike of approximately 20 minutes is needed to reach the Canopy walkway. Overnight in Kota Kinabalu.

    Horizon
    Breakfast, Lunch

  4. Day 4 Kota Kinabalu – Sandakan

    After breakfast, your driver will await you at the lobby of your hotel. En route you will visit the Sabah Tea. Sabah Tea is the only organic tea farm in Borneo and only one of the few in the world. After visiting the Sabah tea plantation you will proceed your journey to Sandakan. Overnight in Sandakan.

    Sabah Hotel Sandakan
    Breakfast

  5. Day 5 Sandakan – Selingan Turtle Island

    After breakfast, proceed to the local jetty at Sandakan. At 09:30 o’clock, you will take a ferry that brings you to “Turtle Island”. It takes about one hour to reach Pulau Selingan, which lies 40km north of Sandakan. Selingan Island is the main nesting area for the green turtles that is why the island is known as Turtle Island. The rest of the day is free for own activity. After dinner, prepare to wait for the Park Ranger that will inform you on the sighting of a turtle laying his eggs. Learn about the conservation of these turtles: witness the collection of eggs from the nests, planting the eggs in the hatchery and see baby turtles scrambling to the open sea upon release on the shore. Overnight at the island chalet.

    Selingan Lodge
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 Selingan Turtle Island – Kinabatangan

    After an early breakfast at 06:30, you will mbark for another boat ride back to the mainland Sandakan. Proceed to the Sepilok Orang Utan rehabilitation centre where orphaned and injured Orangutans’ are brought to be rehabilitated to return back to the wild. Witness the feeding of Orangutans’’ from a platform in the forest and later watch the 25 minutes scheduled video. After, proceed to the Kinabatangan. The journey will take you through rustic countryside studded with villages. Take a short boat transfer to Borneo nature Lodge. Have lunch and check in. Relax by the river before embarking by boat upstream around 16:00hrs along Sabah’s longest river: the Kinabatangan river. During the boat ride you will have the opportunity to view wildlife and birds such as proboscis monkeys, wild orangutans’, hornbills and pygmy elephants. Kinabatangan wildlife sanctuary is on the best places in southeast Asia to observe wildlife. Overnight in the Kinabatangan Nature Lodge.

    Nature Lodge Kinabatangan
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 Ox-bow Lake – River Cruise – Kinabatangan

    Early morning wake up by the calls of gibbons and hornbills and take a river trip to the Ox-Bow Lake to observe wildlife and experience the early morning river ambience of the longest river of Sabah. Return to the lodge for breakfast then free at own leisure. After lunch, late afternoon, you will depart for another river cruise to search for wildlife. Dinner and overnight at Borneo Nature Lodge.
    Note: Opional tours: e.g. night cruise, night walk & tree planting can be arranged at the lodge with minimal rates depends on the weather condition (optional night activity starts at 8:00PM)

    Nature Lodge Kinabatangan
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 Kinabatangan – Sandakan – Kota Kinabalu

    After an early breakfast, you will depart back to the mainland. En route you will visit the Gomantong Cave, fames for its edible birds’ nests. Take a 15 minute boardwalk to the opening of simut Hitam Cavern, and explore the cave. After, your transfer will bring you back to Sandakan. After arriving in Sandakan, your transfer will bring you to the airport where you will take a domestic flight to Kota Kinabalu. Upon arrival at the airport of Kota Kinabalu, your transfer will bring you to your beach hotel were you will stay the upcoming nights. Overnight in Kota Kinabalu.

    Shangri-La Rasa Ria
    Breakfast, Lunch

  9. Days 9 - 11 Kota Kinabalu

    These days are free for own leisure. Overnight in Kota Kinabalu

    Shangri-La Rasa Ria
    Breakfast

  10. Day 12 Kota Kinabalu – Taipei- Canada

    Breakfast at the hotel, free time for own leisure until your departure transfer will pick you up from your hotel and will bring you to the international airport of Kota Kinabalu.

    Shangri-La Rasa Ria
    Breakfast

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Departure Cities Apr 9, 2019 - Mar 31, 2020
Vancouver
$4,149
($300)
Toronto
$4,699
($350)
Single Supplement
$1,399

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Taxes are included and shown in brackets