Malaysia Jungles, Beach and Wildlife

Malaysia Jungles, Beach and Wildlife

  • Visit Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Spring 
  • Enjoy a canopy walk among thre tree tops to see wildlife from a close up perspective.
  • Trek through the jungle on morning and evening safaris 
  • Go ‘tubing’ down the Danu River 
  • Enjoy 5 days at the luxury Gaya Island Resort and Spa
  • Walk through Kuala Lumpur, following its Heritage Trail

Discover the very best of Malaysia’s wildlife, jungle and beaches on this ultimate itinerary.

This 11 night journey through Malaysia sees you travel from Kota Kinabalu to the Danum Valley, spending time on an island resort, before ending in the country’s capital. Float in natural hot springs, hand feed orangutans, trek through the jungle spotting proboscis monkeys and go ‘tubing’ down the Danum River. Spend three nights relaxing at Gaya Island Resort and explore Kuala Lumpur on a Heritage Trail walking tour.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Kota Kinabalu

Arrive Kota Kinabalu

Fly into Kota Kinabalu and check into Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort, your base for the next two nights. Spend the day at your leisure, enjoying the resort’s facilities.

Accommodation: Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort

Day 1: Arrive Kota Kinabalu

Day 2: Kinabalua Park and Poring Hot Spring

Kota Kinabalu

Today is a free day to relax or if you're feeling energetic, explore Kinabalua Park and Poring Hot Spring on a full day excursion (optional extra). Travel through villages, paddy fields and stop at Nabalu Market for local produce and handicrafts before arriving at Kinabalu Park. Go on nature walks through the Botanic Garden home to a wide variety of plants, birds and butterflies. Sit down to lunch at a local restaurant then drive to Poring Hot Spring. Let the natural waters soothe tired limbs and test your nerves 41 metres above the ground on a canopy walkway through the jungle.

Accommodation: Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch

Day 2: Kinabalua Park and Poring Hot Spring

Day 3: Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Breakfast early before catching your flight to Lahad Datu Airport and upon arrival proceed to Borneo Nature Tours office for registration and briefing. It's a 2 1/2 hour transfer through the 43800 hectares of rainforest to reach the resort. This afternoon you'll be introduced to your new environment through “Nature Trails” and the tree top “Canopy Walkway” which is 300m in length and 26m at the highest point, for a close-up observation of the rainforest canopy. After dinner at the resort you'll have a Night Drive in an open-top vehicle in search of nocturnal animal.

Accommodation: Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Day 4: Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge

You'll be greeted by the call of the surrounding wildlife at breakfast before heading off on a trek to the Kadazandusun burial site – “Coffin Cliff”. It's then onto“View Point” for a bird’s eye view of the area. Back to the resort for lunch and this afternoon's activity is a relaxing session of “tubing” down the Danum River (subject to weather and water level condition). After dinner, head off in search of nocturnal animals in the rainforest.

Accommodation: Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Day 5: Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge

It's you'r last full day in the remote and naturally stunning part of the workd! After an early breakfast trek to Fairy Falls and Serpent Falls looking out for local wildlife on the way. Return to the lodge for lunch. Afternoon optional actitivies : Guided trekking along Segama River or guest’s own leisure

Accommodation: Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Day 6: Transfer to Gaya Island

Danum Valley / Lahad Datu / Kota Kinabalu / Gaya Island Resort

After check out depart for your flight from Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu. Upon arrival at Kota Kinabalu, transfer to the jetty for a scheduled 45 minute boat journey to Gaya Island Resort, your tranquil base for the next three nights.

Accommodation: Gaya Island Resort

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Transfer to Gaya Island

Day 7-9: Gaya Island Resort

Gaya Island Resort

Set between mangroves, coral reefs and pristine beaches, Gaya Island Resort is the ideal place to sit back and relax or head out and explore. Indulge in treatments at Spa Village Gaya Island or try your hand at deep sea fishing.

Accommodation: Gaya Island Resort

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 7-9: Gaya Island Resort

Day 10: Transfer to Kuala Lumpur

Gaya Island Resort / Kota Kinabau / Kuala Lumpur

The morning is free to spend as you wish before checking out and taking your return boat journey and land transfer to Kota Kinabalu Airport. Fly to Kuala Lumpur, transferring and checking into your hotel, before spending the rest of the day at leisure.

Accommodation: The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 10: Transfer to Kuala Lumpur

Day 11-12: Kuala Lumpur sightseeing

Kuala Lumpur

Make sure to wear comfortable shoes as you are led through the city on a Heritage Trail walking tour. Visit clan houses, pre-war buildings, temples and squares. Accommodation: The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 11-12: Kuala Lumpur sightseeing

Day 13: Depart

Kuala Lumpur / UK

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your international flight home.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 13: Depart

Pricing

Jan - Mar 2019 10th January 2019 - 31st March 2019

Apr - Jun 2019 1st April 2019 - 30th June 2019

Jul - Sep 2019 1st July 2019 - 30th September 2019

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Note: 'From' prices are per person based on 2 people sharing one room travelling in the season dates indicated and are subject to availability. Call us today for an instant price based on your specific travel dates and travel party requirements.

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