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Borneo Highlights

10 Days / 9 Nights

  • Wildlife at Kinabatangan River
  • Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Selingan Turtle Island (add-on)
  • 5-star Beach Resort, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Book before 31 August 2024. Travel before 20 December 2024. Early bird discount. Contact us now for more info. Sepilok stay 2 nights + River Lodge 2 nights + Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort 5 nights from only MYR 4800.

Full Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Sandakan / Sepilok

Upon arrival at the Sandakan International Airport, we will meet you and transfer you to your accommodation. Stay in Sepilok or Sandakan area.

Included: Airport pick-up & Accommodation at Sepilok or Sandakan area


Day 2: Sepilok, Sandakan

Free at leisure to explore the area. If you are staying in the Sepilok area, you will find the Rainforest Discovery Centre, Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre within walking distance.

Included: Accommodation

Meals: Breakfast

Optional Tour Day 2 (Not included): Selingan Turtle Island Additional MYR 850 / Person

We will pick you up from the resort and transfer you to the Sandakan Jetty to catch a one-hour boat ride to Selingan Island.

Check-in into the chalet and spend the day at leisure, swimming or snorkelling. After dinner, you will be divided into small groups while waiting for the signal from the park ranger for the appropriate time to see the green turtle laying eggs on the beach.

You will also have the opportunity to witness the eggs being transferred to the turtle hatchery from the nesting site and witness the release of the baby turtles onto the shore. Overnight stay at the island chalet.


Boat transfer to Selingan Island – Entrance fees – English speaking guide – Chalet accommodation at Selingan Island – Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast

Turtles on a beach in sunset

Turtles on Beach at Sunset


Day 3: Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre / Kinabatangan River Wildlife Cruise

After breakfast, you will visit the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Watch a short video documentary of the rehabilitation activities before taking a stroll on the boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to witness the feeding of the Orangutans at 10.00 am.

After lunch, transfer by land or boat to one of the lodges along the mighty Kinabatangan River. One of the options is the multi-award-winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

After checking in and enjoying your afternoon refreshment, you will go on a river cruise in search of some of the 10 primate species. Sukau is home to a lot of Borneo’s magnificent wildlife such as the famous Bornean pygmy elephants, orangutans, proboscis monkeys, and all eight species of big hornbill birds in Borneo.

Included: Entrance Sepilok Orangutan Centre, Land or boat Transfer to Lodge, Stay at River Lodge, River Cruise & English Speaking Guide

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 4: Kinabatangan River

Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills, enjoy your soothing hot Sabah tea in the morning.

Early, you will go on a morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife.

In the afternoon, you will proceed to have another river cruise on the Kinabatangan River for more wildlife sightings and indulge yourself in the peaceful tropical nature.

Wildlife Cruise at the Kinabatangan River, Borneo

Cruise at Kinabatangan River in Search of Wildife

Included: River Cruises, Stay River Lodge & English Speaking Guide

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner



Day 5: Sandakan / Kota Kinabalu / Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

After breakfast, you will return to Sandakan by land or boat. From Sandakan, you will take your flight to Kota Kinabalu. Upon arrival in Kota Kinabalu, we will meet and transfer you to the 5-Star beach resort, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort.

Included: English speaking guide, Land or boat transfer to Sandakan, Stay at Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Meals: Breakfast


Day 6: Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Enjoy your free and easy at Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort. Take your moments to relax by the poolside or sunbathing on the beautiful breezy beach. Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort is also home to several award-winning restaurants.

Deluxe Room, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Deluxe Room – Garden Wing, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Included: Stay at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort

Meals: Breakfast


Day 7: Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Free and easy at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort. If you want to pamper yourself, the resort is home to an award-winning Spa where you can lie back and decompress.

For a golfing enthusiast, you will find a haven at the Dalit Bay Golf & Country club bordered by the Tambalang and Mengkabong rivers that offers you an 18-hole championship golf course. You will tee-off with stunning views of Mount Kinabalu in the backdrop.

View over golf course, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Dalit Bay Golf Club, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Included: Stay at Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Meals: Breakfast


Day 8: Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Free and easy at Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort. The resort offers many activities for its guests and also has its own Nature Reserve which is great to explore for all age groups. 

Sunset over swimming pool at Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Sunset, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Included: Stay at Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Meals: Breakfast


Day 9: Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

The resort has a daily shuttle service to Kota Kinabalu, which is located 45 minutes drive away. Kota Kinabalu offers many great shopping malls such as Imago shopping mall, where you can do the last-minute shopping before it’s time to go home.

Pool and beach at Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Pool at Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Included: Stay at Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Meals: Breakfast


Day 10: Departure Kota Kinabalu

It is time to say goodbye to Borneo! You will transfer to Kota Kinabalu Airport.
It is possible to extend your stay or go to another destination. Please contact us to customize your package.

Sunset over the beach at Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Dinner at Beach Canopy, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort

Included: Airport Transfer

Meals: Breakfast


Estimated Prices

Luxury – Best Accommodations – Private Tours & Guide

Date MYR per Adult
1 April - 30 June 6800 - 8500
1 July - 30 August 8000 - 10000
1 September - 21 December 6800 - 8500
22 December - 3 January 7800 - 9800
4 January - 31 March 6800 - 85000

Superior – 3-4 Star Accommodations – Van & Guide sharing

Date MYR per Adult
1 April - 30 June 4800 - 5500
1 July - 30 August 6000 - 7000
1 September - 21 December 4800 - 5500
22 December - 3 January 5800 - 6800
4 January - 31 March 4800 - 5500

Contact us to get the confirmed price based on your inputs.

Estimations are based on minimum 2 adults sharing room

Tour Include

English Speaking Guide


 Meals as listed



Tour Excludes

Meals that is not listed


 Personal Expenses



 Tourism Tax

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