Classic Malaysia & Borneo Overview

Tour through Malaysia and Borneo and experience the best of these two incredible countries. Immerse in the unique cultures – discover the food, soak up the sun and explore the sights.

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      USD $4,600
      CAD $4,745
      AUD $4,895
      EUR €3,205
      GBP £2,690
      NZD $5,180
      ZAR R46,550
      CHF FR3,875
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Beaches, exotic cuisine, lazing orangutans – there’s something for every taste

See what makes Malaysia and Borneo so unique with this classic tour through their beautiful surrounds. Starting in Singapore, journey from bustling cities to remote jungle to idyllic beaches. Get up close with tropical fish, orangutans, proboscis monkeys and maybe even a crocodile or two. Enjoy the old-world charms of Singapore, Melaka and Kuala Lumpur – and don’t forget to fit in a spot of shopping. Visit sites of World War II devastation and pay your respects. Kick back on beautiful beaches and enjoy the view, or strap on a snorkel and tour the incredible underwater world. Sample incredible cuisine and learn how to recreate it for yourself.

  • Spend a night snoozing in the jungle
  • Stop in at the Sandakan War Memorial for some quiet reflection
  • Take a trishaw tour through the streets of Melaka
  • Discover the temples of Georgetown
  • Hike Kinabalu National Park in the shadow of Mt Kinabalu
  • Spend the night in a tea garden
  • Soothe sore muscles at the Poring Hot Springs
  • Explore the Gomantong Caves

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Singapore, Singapore
  • Finish:

    Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    18 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Chalet (4 nts), Cottage (1 nt), Hotel (10 nts), Resort (3 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Minibus, Plane, Public bus, Taxi, Trishaw, Van
  • Included activities:

    Kuala Kangsar - Royal Town Tour, Kuala Lumpur - City tour, Kuala Lumpur - KL Tower, Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, Langkawi - Cable Car, Langkawi - Island Tour, Melaka - Trishaw Tour, Mt Kinabalu - Guided walk around lower trails, Mt Kinabalu National Park, Penang - Fort Cornwallis, Penang - Half Day Sightseeing, Penang - Malaysian Cooking Class, Poring Hot Springs, Poring Hot Springs - Canopy Walk, Sandakan - War Memorial, Sepilok - Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sukau - Gomantong Caves, Tea Factory Tour, Tea Garden - Sunrise Morning Walk, Tea Sampling, Tunku Abdul National Marine Park - Snorkeling Trip

  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip, please see trip notes for more information. 2. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking, or at a minimum 15 days prior to travel 3. The flight from Lankawi to Kota Kinabalu is now included in your trip price for 2015 departures. 4. This trip is run by our experienced sister company Peregrine Adventures Please note for various nationalities in particular Australian, UK, Irish, New Zealand and United States different increased Government travel warnings are currently in place for Eastern Sabah. Please read the Important Notes section of your trip notes for further information.

  • Total price from

    USD $4,600
    CAD $4,745
    AUD $4,895
    EUR €3,205
    GBP £2,690
    NZD $5,180
    ZAR R46,550
    CHF FR3,875
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $242
    CAD $249
    AUD $257
    EUR €168
    GBP £141
    NZD $272
    ZAR R2,450
    CHF FR203
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About Malaysia , Singapore

Classic Malaysia & Borneo Summary

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Day 1 Singapore

Made up of 63 islands, Singapore is a thriving country with amazing food, wonderful shopping, lush parks, excellent nightlife and a fascinating blend of cultures.

Day 2 Melaka

An intriguing blend of Malay, Indian, Chinese and Portuguese cultures, Melaka has a wealth of interesting architecture, distinctive food and cultural heritage.

Days 3-4 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian food has been heavily influenced by centuries of migration and trade. Chinese, India, Portuguese, Dutch and the native Malay - Peranakan. No where is that more evident than in Kuala Lumpur.

Days 5-6 Penang

Penang - Malaysia's prized island - has a beautiful coastline, wonderful cuisine and its colonial heritage is still present in amongst the modern skyscrapers that tower over Georgetown.

Days 7-9 Pulau Langkawi

The largest island in the Langkawi archipelago, Pulau Langkawi is an island paradise with white, sandy beaches, pristine jungle and traditional rural areas.

Day 10 Kota Kinabalu

An intriguing city between the Borneo jungle and the South China Sea, Kota Kinabalu has a charm that can only be found in a frontier town.

Day 11 Mt Kinabalu

Featuring beautiful nature trails and diverse flora and fauna, Kinabalu National Park encompasses the lowland tropical forest surrounding the imposing peak of Mt Kinabalu.

Days 12-13 Kinabatangan River

Amble across the jungle rooftop on a canopy walk before slipping into the steaming Poring Hot Springs. Warm sulphur water is piped into these open-air Japanese-style baths making them the perfect solution for tired muscles. Hit the road and head to Black Cave, which lies within an intricate system known as the Gomantong Caves. Bunk down for the night in a protected rainforest. Spend free time relishing the tranquil setting, attempting to spot beady-eyed crocodiles on a river sojourn or, if feeling adventurous, joining a guided night hike.

Days 14-15 Sandakan

The busy city of Sandakan has a strong Cantonese influence which is evident in the lively harbourside market, the many Chinese temples and the local cuisine.

Days 16-17 Manukan Island

One of the larger islands in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine National Park, Manukan Island is beautiful place to explore, snorkel with tropical fish or simply kick back and relax.

Days 18-19 Kota Kinabalu

Sabah's historic capital, Kota Kinabalu has interesting museums to explore and the surrounding beaches and islands are perfect for swimming or snorkelling.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $4,600
      CAD $4,745
      AUD $4,895
      EUR €3,205
      GBP £2,690
      NZD $5,180
      ZAR R46,550
      CHF FR3,875
      *
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