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BORNEO REAL ADVENTURE

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  • 13 Days

Bibiana Peter Gatulik

BORNEO WAKID ADVENTURES

We provide authentic and affordable adventure and travel throughout Borneo and the region

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BORNEO REAL ADVENTURE

Very often tourist crave for a mix of culture & nature combined trip and here we proudly promote a trip consist a combination of nature,culture & wildlife. We want our participants to enjoy and feel in all best way possible of Borneo in just 13 days, and we promise to make this trip a memorable one. We offer couple of most popular nature spots such like Maliau Basin & Wakid to name it. These are a very popular rain forest which provide the best and extraordinary activities like hiking,experiencing local life style & jungle trekking. Never to mention visiting Sepilok one of the best and famous Orang Utan Rehabaliton Center will the most closest encounter one could have with this beautiful species and to witness Orang Utan behavior in their own habitat. Last but not least this trip will be a perfect trip for those who love nature, culture & wildlife.

DAY 1

ARRIVAL

If you arrive early, you can visit the heritage village and Museum for a more detailed insight into Sabah's rich and diverse ethnic background. Back on the road and to the top of Signal Hill (or Bukit Bendera), one of the highest points of the city. Often, visitors are not only drawn to the panoramic views over the center, but also to the Atkinson Clock Tower, with its prominent location on the hill. Following the road down, Kota Kinabalu is home to various landmarks of natural, historical and religious value. These sights all define what makes Kota Kinabalu such an interesting city to visit. Or perhaps explore the islands off Kota Kinabalu, excellent for swimming and snorkelling. Be at the hotel lobby for the group meeting with your tour guide and travel companion at 6:00pm. Read more

Shangri La hotel
DAY 2

TAMBUNAN

Pick up early in the morning from Kota Kinabalu transfer to Tambunan town, drive about one hour. The journey can be scenic upon reaching the Sunsuron Valley. You will turn off before Tambunan town and drive into Sunsuron Village and stop at one of the guest house at the Sunsuron Village. Walk to the starting Point at Duluan Jungle campsite about 600m, trekking to the campsite across river, hillsides, crossing of the rice field. It is located in a village that is very well known throughout the Tambunan district. Spent the night in a bamboo hut, a natural forest, learning the basic of life and of course swimming in a refreshing river, basic jungle shelter and enjoy nature at its best, you will be rewarded with a unique experience of upriver Borneo. Camping in the tropical rain forest is a dream for every mankind, especially to those who want to escape the bustle of the city, frantically busy road and especially to those who want to be closer to the nature. Camping and hiking to Mt Wakid to see the sunrise was a right choice for the nature lover. En route visit Kipandi butterfly park ($), Rafflesia centre ($), Botanical Garden ($) upon arrival to the jungle camp set up tent at the jungle camp and prepare for the bush walking, trek to one of the mineral source point (Muruk Hill) or river bathing. ( if weather permitted). Free leisure at afternoon to maximize your day and time in the jungle of rainforest. Give a hand to your guide to prepare your jungle dinner. Your guide will teach you how to make a tradisional fire to cooking dinner. Optional activities : Night walk ($) Overnight at the jungle camp. Bare in mind the weather might be drop at the night time so you may wish to bring some warm layer. Read more

Jungle campsite
DAY 3

MT WAKID 1372M

Wake up early in the morning and be ready for the Mt Wakid hiking for the sunrise. At the summit of Mt Wakid 1372m asl. On you way descend visit the Kolopis Waterfall and feel the cool fresh crystal clear waterfall. Back to the Duluan jungle camp and having your breakfast before get ready check out from the jungle. Check in to the homestay and take a chances to mingle around with the local people, you will have your lunch at your host family. In the evening, that would be great if you don't mind to help your host family to prepare a potluck dinner. A culture performance will be show while a pot luck dinner serve at the village hall together with the other families. Read more

Homestay
DAY 4

HERITAGE WALK

After breakfast, proceed to guided walk to the one historical place and story telling about the head hunter, visit the skull house, memorial stone called "watu tinuridong", and the museum of Anthony Gibon, the late Datuk Anthony Gibun, one of the first local school teachers to be employed, who went on to become the Assemblyman for the Tambunan Town, visit the Gambunan warior Monument. after the heritage walk, transfer to the Batu Gong Solibog, to witness of a magical stone that can produces a music similar with the tradisional gong for the Dusun tribe. From here transfer to Sinurambi viewing tower to see a whole interior scenary and proceed to croker range sub station and spend overnight here. Read more

Hostel at croker range
DAY 5

MALIAU BASIN 4D3N

Maliau basin is the single best place in Borneo to experience the wonders of primary tropical forest. More than that, it is one of the worlds great reserve of biodiversity a dense knot of almost unbelievable genetic richness. After breakfast transfert to Maliau Basin gate, took about 4 hours drive and will transfer by 4WD to the Shell Maliau Basin Reception And Information Building (SMBRIB , checkin to the hostel, after dinner you will invited to watch a video show for the introduction of Maliau Basin. Optional , Night walk or night drive in search for wildlife. Read more

Hostel
DAY 6

MALIAU BASIN

Breakfast and get ready with the proper attire proceed to Agathis Camp (1 hour driving). Your local guide will prepare you packed lunch and start a 7.5km jungle trekking to Nepenthes camp .Expected to arrive at Nepenthes Camp by Mid-day. Take you packed lunch and rest before the next activities. In the afternoon, Trek to Takob Akob and Giluk waterfalls (3 Km) and then take a time to continue trekking to Giluk Waterfall. Trek back to Nepehentes Camp before getting dark, dinner and light out Read more

Jungle Lodge
DAY 7

MALIAU BASIN

After breakfast proceed to 12.5km jungle trekking to Maliau waterfalls. The highlight of the adventure is to trek the majestic 7 tiers Maliau Falls and its will take about 6-7hrs trekking. Folklore has it that the Maliau Falls keeps a secret of a sleeping dragon under the water falls, and the movement of its big tail can cause flood. Before dark you need to proceed 5.5km Trek to Ginseng Camp, the trekking will take approx. 2hrs to 3hrs trekking depend on your pace. Simple dinner will be serve and take a rest at Ginseng camp. Ginseng camp like a dormitory with double dekker. Read more

Jungle lodge
DAY 8

TAWAU

Breakfast and take a chance to trek to Ginseng waterfall that very close to the Ginseng camp, its will take approx. 15min to the waterfall. and trek back to Ginseng Camp and perpack everything and proceed to Agathis Camp about 9KM and take approx. 5hrs trekking. upon arrival to the Agahtis Camp, transfer to Tawau town. Overnight at Tawau and go to the best place for dinner. Read more

Hotel
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DAY 9

SANDAKAN

Take a morning flight from Tawau to Sandakan, its a short distance and take about 50minutes. Upon arrival, transfer to the Sepilok Jungle Resort. En route catching the second feeding at Labuk Proboscis Monkey to see the endangered proboscis monkey. if the time permitted, you also can stop by at the Sandakan War Memorial, The Memorial Park witnessed the death of approximately 2400 Australian and British prisoners of war held by the Japanese in the Sandakan POW camp. After that proceed to SJR and overnight. Read more

Sepilok Jungle Resort (SJR)
DAY 10

SEPILOK

Visit the Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary where captive orangutans are reintroduced into the wild. You will be able to observe them at their feeding stations in the rainforest and at the nursery. You ticket is valid for the both feeding at SORC, morning feeding time at 10:00hrs and afternoon feeding time at 15:00hrs. In between that time, proceed to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), optional activities that you don't want to miss out! This centre rescues captured sun bears and is involved in sun bear conservation, welfare rehabilitation and education. Over 30 sun bears live at the centre in the bear house and outdoor enclosures. Read more

Sepilok Jungle Resort
DAY 11

PORING HOT SPRING

After breakfast, travel to the Poring Hot Spring and its take about 5hrs drive. Here you will have time to soak in the famous thermal pools which are mineral-rich and believed to have medicinal properties. There will also be time to explore some of the many trails in the reserve, or go for a refreshing swim at a nearby waterfall. Read more

Hostel PHS
DAY 12

KOTA KINABALU

Travel by private bus back to kota kinabalu about 2.5hrs drive. En route stop at the world heritage site UNESCO Kinabalu National Park, visit the botanical Garden and do some lower trail trails (Optional) , stop at Nabalu Town for Mount Kinabalu view and perhaps to get souvenir. Depend on time you reach to Kota Kinabalu, your tour leader might bring you to visit the famous of Centrel Market in the town. Read more

Hotel
DAY 13

KOTA KINABALU

Your trip comes to an end today. There are no activities planned and you are able to depart the accommodation at any time. If you are staying in Kota Kinabalu longer, then there are some additional activities that your leader can assist with booking such as Tun Abdul Rahman Marin Park,consist of five island and very nearby to the city. There’s a scuba dive trip from Manukan Island to see the wonderful underwater world of Borneo, or an optional fun, interactive and educational visit to Mari Mari Cultural Village to see how indigenous ethnic groups of Borneo used to live. It’s best to pre book these activities with your leader on Day 1 Read more

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location kota Kinabalu
Day 2
Location Tambunan
Hotel Jungle Campsite
Day 3
Location Tambunan
Day 4
Location Crocker Range
Day 5
Location Maliau Basin Conservation Area
Hotel Hostel
Day 8
Location Tawau
Day 9
Location Sepilok
Day 11
Location Poring Hot Spring
Hotel Hostel
Day 12
Location Kota kinabalu

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • 1 domestic flight
  • Accommodation
  • 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

More information

  • Maliau Basin Conservation Area is a Conservation Area and while you are welcomed to enjoy its pure beauty, explore its mysteries and face its challenges, there are some rules that we all must follow:
  • All plants and animals in the Area are protected; do not pick or damage the plants or disturb the animals
  • Do not carry any weapons, traps, explosives or poison
  • Do not light or maintain a fire anywhere in the Area
  • Do not vandalize, carve, paint or write graffiti, or purposely damage in any way, any object be it natural (trees, rocks) or artificial (buildings, bridges, signages)
  • Litter is your responsibility. If you carry it in, you are obliged to carry it back out, and this includes water bottles, food containers, and even your cigarette butts!
  • For your own safety, access to some parts of MBCA is not permitted without a ranger.

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