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Borneo, Malaysia – Treasures, Traditions & Nature’s Bounty

Price Starting at $6,895.00

    • 7995 $
    • 1995 $
    • 1795 $
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Discover the rainforests, wildlife and culture of the incredible land of Borneo, Malaysia. In Sabah, trek through the tropical rainforests in search of a paradise filled with gibbons and hornbills, some of the world’s largest butterflies and the endangered orangutan. In Sepilok and Danum Valley, learn about the conservation efforts being made to protect the rainforests and all the creatures, big and small, inhabiting them. In Sukau, search for pygmy elephants, wild orangutans and endemic proboscis monkeys. Your tour will include sanctuary sites for Bornean sun bears, the endemic proboscis monkeys, and of course the orangutan. Along the way, you’ll meet the warm and engaging people of Malaysia and learn about their different customs, and you’ll indulge in Malaysia’s distinctive cuisine. For cultural immersion, take the post extension to Sarawak and pre-extension to Singapore.

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Fly to Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, arriving the next evening, where you’ll enjoy a rest at the SAMA SAMA AIRPORT HOTEL. Next day, fly to Sandakan and check into your resort. This afternoon, visit Sim Sim Water Village, built on stilts on the coast of Sandakan, to learn about the lives of the local fishermen families. Your home is located close to Sepilok Sanctuary and has all the creature comforts. SEPILOK NATURE RESORT.

(Meals Aloft; B,L,D)

Prices vary by season and package. Please inquire by phone at (800) 627-1244 or email info@classicescapes.com for more information and a pricing estimate.

Pricing: Per person, based on double occupancy

2019

  • Apr-Oct
    $6,895

2020

  • Apr-Oct
    $7,295

The pricing above is indicative. Depending on departure date, there may be surcharges at some of the hotels.

Maximum group size: Although larger groups can be accommodated, we recommend 25 travelers.

YOUR JOURNEY INCLUDES:
  • Flights on the extension.
  • Superior, best available, or rustic accommodations throughout as indicated or similar.
  • Air-conditioned motor coach with experienced local driver/guides.
  • Local guides throughout.
  • All applicable hotel/lodge gratuities and taxes.
  • All entry fees for included sightseeing venues.
  • Complimentary baggage tags and passport wallet.
  • Complimentary emergency evacuation insurance.
Being an equatorial country, Malaysia’s weather is generally warm and sunny all year round, with humidity high at 80-90%. The onset of the monsoon season from May to September brings with it rain to the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The east coast of the peninsula and Sabah and Sarawak experience their monsoon season between November and February. For our program, the best time to visit is March through September.