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Best of Borneo Overview
Travel through the wild untamed lands of beautiful Borneo
Imagine a place that is spiritual and wild, colourful and mysterious, and full of tantalising secrets - this is beautiful Borneo. From the steamy jungles of Mulu National Park and the secluded beaches of Turtle Island, to the graceful orangutans at Sepilok and small villages nestled in the shadow of Mt Kinabalu, Borneo is a true gem of South-East Asia. Experience captivating sunsets, be welcomed on homestays, travel along scenic trails, laze on tropical beaches and see an abundance of wildlife - this is a tour to remember forever.
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Discover a host of fun things to do in Kuching, a waterfront city at the gateway to Sarawak.
Explore pristine jungle trails in Bako National Park and spot odd-looking proboscis monkeys.
Watch orangutans at play in the Semenggoh Orangutan Sanctuary before returning to Kuching.
Be welcomed in the longhouses of the Iban people and spend an evening learning about their amazing history and culture. Visit nearby waterfalls on a guided jungle walk, gain insights into the locals’ day-to-day life and discover their fascinating headhunting history.
Venture further afield to Sibu, on the banks of Rejang River.
Travel deep into Mulu National Park. Explore Wind and Clearwater Caves, and climb the historic Pinnacles Trail.
Hike along the ominously named Headhunters Trail, once used by warring tribes.
Dive back into city life in Kota Kinabalu. Nestled between sea and jungle, Sabah's capital is a great base for exploring.
Enjoy a village homestay in the shadow of Mt Kinabalu, absorbing the warmth and passion of the local Dusun people.
Towering above the coastal plains of Borneo, Mt Kinabalu is the centrepiece of the vast Kinabalu National Park. Experience all its glory on a trekking adventure.
Wake early to enjoy staggering views and sunrise atop Mt Kinabalu. Scramble down for a restorative soak in the Poring Hot Springs.
Trek into Sabah's lush interior and learn about forest restoration from Intrepid's friends at MESCOT. Explore the jungle by boat and spend the night in huts among wild orangutans, hornbills and macaques.
Explore Sandakan’s Chinese temples and island-studded bay.
Travel to the idyllic shores of Turtle Island. Witness giant turtles coming ashore to lay their eggs by moonlight.
Get up close to some primate relatives on a visit to Sepilok sanctuary, where orphaned and injured orangutans are rehabilitated.
Return to Kota Kinabalu and perhaps cap off this colourful Sabah adventure with a celebration dinner.
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