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Exotic Borneo

Isha Tours' Borneo Tour takes you on an intriguing journey through Borneo's intricate culture. This journey specializes in the Mari Mari Indigenous Village, offering a profound glimpse into their heritage, cuisine, and timeless traditions. As you delve into the heart of this tour, you'll be captivated by the rich tapestry of Borneo's tribal history, all while basking in the serene beauty of Gayana Island's pristine beaches. Come discover a new world with Isha Tours!

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Tour Plan

01

Day 01 : MUMBAI – KOTA KINABALU (By Air)

Departure to Kota Kinabalu by Air. On arrival complete all immigration formalities and proceed to hotel. Evening free to roam around the town of Kota Kinabalu. Night stay at KOTA KINABALU.

Meal: Dinner

02

Day 02 : MANUKAN ISLAND – BORNEO DINNER CRUISE

After breakfast departure to Jesselton Jetty & depart by boat to Manukan Island. It is the second largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, Malaysia & first marine national park. It is located in the East Malaysian state of Sabah. Manukan is the most popular island in Borneo for Snorkelling, Scuba Diving and Swimming. After island tour return to Kota Kinabalu. In the evening we take the North Borneo Cruises – the First of its kind in Sabah that takes you on a scenic cruise past the islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and down the central coast, gliding along the city’s famous Waterfront. Night stay at KOTA KINABALU

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

03

Day 03 : KOTA KINABALU – KUNDASANG (90 kms)

After breakfast departure to Kundasang through the rainforest. On arrival visit Kundasang War Memorial Park, which is dedicated to the British and Australian soldiers who died in the Sandakan POW Camp during their death marches to Ranau. Besides that, it also recognizes the suffering and sacrifice of the native population of Sabah. Later we will proceed to Kinabalu National Park. This park has been recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. and is the home of the tallest mountain in the country, Mt Kinabalu at 13300 feet. We will enjoy and explore the diversity of this national park. Later in afternoon we will visit Poring Hot Spring area, where first we will trek to the tree canopy (30-40 min) to experience the thrilling hanging canopy walk at the height of 200 feet from the ground, and then enjoy hot water spring after this trek through the rainforest. Proceed to Hotel and spend a relaxed evening around the resort. Night stay at KUNDASANG.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

04

Day 04 : KUNDASANG – KINABATANGAN (213 kms) – RIVER CRUISE

After breakfast departure to Kinabatangan. Enjoy a journey through thick forest and some small villages to arrive at Kinabatangan. After lunch and check in, we will proceed for the most important and famous river cruise over The Kinabatangan River. Embark on the adventure of your life to spot the elusive Proboscis Monkey, Orang Utan, Silver-Leaf Monkeys, Macaques, Crocodile, many species of birds, and so much more. Enjoy cruising along the mighty Kinabatangan River and be mesmerized by a myriad of wildlife along the riverbank. Return to the Lodge after the exciting cruise. Night stay at KINABATANGAN.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

05

Day 05 : KINABATANGAN – MORNING & EVENING RIVER CRUISE

After breakfast take a different route on the River cruise to try your luck to catch sight of another special attraction of this area – The Borneo Pygmy elephant that comes to the Riverbank in search of food in certain seasons. Apart from that, all the eight species of hornbill found in Borneo make this river their home too. After lunch and some rest, we will go on another River cruise in the evening. Night stay at KINABATANGAN.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

06

Day 06 : KINABATANGAN –SEPILOK ORANGUTAN CENTER- SANDAKAN – KOTAKINABALU

After breakfast we will proceed to Sepilok Orang Utan rehabilitation center (109 kms). The rehabilitation center was opened in 1964 as the first official Orang Utan rehabilitation project for rescued orphaned baby orangutans from logging sites, plantations, illegal hunting or kept as pets. After lunch we will visit some sightseeing attractions of Sandakan and after early Dinner proceed to Sandakan Airport to board your flight to Kota Kinabalu. On arrival check in to the Hotel. Night stay at KOTA KINABALU.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

07

Day 07 : MARI MARI CULTURAL VILLAGE – RAMSAR WETLAND SITE – SABAH MUSEUM

After breakfast we will visit Mari- Mari Cultural village to experience Sabah’s rich culture with its distinctive houses, costumes and traditional skills of some of Sabah’s major ethnic groups; the farmers and traders – Dusun and Rungus, the hunters and fishermen- lundayeh, the cowboys and sea gypsies Bajau, and the famously feared warrior tribe Murut. Here you can experience, see, hear, taste and feel the uniqueness of what Sabah truly is. After lunch we will visit Kota Kinabalu Wetland for Birdwatching and then visit the Sabah Museum. This State Museum with an art gallery also has exhibits on topics such as archeology & civilization. In the evening visit Filipino Market for local handicraft and souvenir shopping. Night stay at KOTA KINABALU

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

08

Day 08 : KOTAKINABALU – MUMBAI

After breakfast proceed to the airport to board your flight to Mumbai. Tour concludes with fun Wild memories.

Meal: Breakfast

Tour Date

05 to 12 May 2024

Tour Cost per Head

USD 1490 + Air Fare

Cost Inclusions

Cost Exclusions

Gallery and review

Map

Please Note

Tour Cost Advance Rs 100000
Cancellation Made Cancellation Charges
75 days prior to the date of departure Rs 30000 Non refundable
Between 60-75 days 40 % of the tour cost
Between 45-60 days 60 % of the tour cost
45 days & below No Refund
Air tickets As per cancellation policy of the airlines

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