Honeymoon in Borneo

Tour Type:
Private Escorted Tours
Start:
Sandakan
Duration:
12 Days
End:
Kota KInabalu
Departs:
Daily

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This honeymoon tour program takes in some of Borneo’s best wildlife experiences coupled with some days at a marvellous beach resort. The honeymoon couple will get to see orangutans, cruise on rivers, experience the rainforest and much more. All this at a leisurely pace with free time for yourself in between to allow you to absorb all the impressions.  In the end, the couple will be able to fully enjoy the sandy beach and the luxury of the Bunga Raya Island Resort with a splendid Plunge Pool Villa provided there. All accommodation throughout is clean, comfortable and of a very good standard.

Itinerary

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DAY 1

On arrival at Sandakan airport from Kuala Lumpur meet and transfer to MY Nature Resort at Sepilok. Set in 25 acres of rainforest bordering the Sepilok forest reserve, a protected area rich in wildlife. The remainder of the day is free at leisure to relax, swim in the pool or go for a walk on the resort’s own 1,050-metre long boardwalk. Stay two nights in Sepilok

DAY 2

Enjoy your leisurely breakfast as the day is free to relax, swim in the pool or take up optional activities. Lunch and dinner are served at the resort.

DAY 3

Today visit the Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary where captive orangutans are reintroduced into the wild. Then to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre to see sun bears in and outdoor enclosures. Before noon board and enjoy a one-hour boat ride up the Lower Kinabatangan River, passing pristine mangrove forests and searching for wildlife. After Lunch at Abai Jungle Lodge, you are free to relax or explore the surrounding area on the nature boardwalk. The late afternoon goes in search of probosci's monkeys, birds, reptiles and other wildlife. After dinner, go on a guided night walk around the Lodge’s nature boardwalk. Stay two nights at Abai Jungle Lodge (non-air conditioned).

DAY 4

Early morning take another boat trip for bird watching and wildlife viewing at the nearby Pitas Lake. After breakfast at the lodge visit the nearby Abai village and participate in a tree-planting project. Enjoy a local-style lunch prepared and served by the villagers. Rest and relax before another cruise along the Kinabatangan River in search of wildlife.

DAY 5

After breakfast morning is free at leisure to relax or explore the boardwalk. After lunch, cruise upriver to Sukau, searching for wildlife along the way. Afternoon go on a river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to the Menanggul River in search of proboscis monkeys, birds and other wildlife. Return to the lodge for dinner and stay overnight in Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge (non-air conditioned).

DAY 6

After an early breakfast transfer to Sandakan by boat. The 2½ hour journey offers another chance to see wildlife. Stop at Abai Jungle Lodge for a short break before continuing your journey downriver to Sandakan jetty and transfer to Sandakan airport to board a flight to Kota Kinabalu. On arrival transfer to the Jesselton Jetty for a scheduled boat trip to Bunga Raya Island Resort. Stay six nights in Gaya Island.

DAY 7

Enjoy your leisurely breakfast, relax, swim as the days are kept free.

DAY 8

Enjoy your leisurely breakfast, relax, swim as the days are kept free.

DAY 9

Enjoy your leisurely breakfast, relax, swim as the days are kept free.

DAY 10

Enjoy your leisurely breakfast, relax, swim as the days are kept free. 

DAY 11

Enjoy your leisurely breakfast, relax, swim as the days are kept free. 

DAY 12

After breakfast depart the island by scheduled boat and return to the Jesselton Jetty. The tour finishes with a transfer from the jetty to Kota Kinabalu airport where you board a flight for your onwards journey.

Inclusion


11 nights accommodation in hotel and jungle lodges

Assistance and transfers by car and boats

Meals as specified

English speaking local guide

Sightseeing as specified (Sepilok, Abai, Pitas Lake, Sukau tour)

Meals as specified

Entrance fees

Bottled water while travelling and current collectable taxes

Exclusion


Any international or domestic airfares

Train fares other than specified in the what's included section 

Airport taxes, visa & passport fees

Extra baggage charges

Early check-in or late checkout

Meals other than specified in the what's included section

Tips & gratuities

Travel & medical insurance

Camera & video permits

Expenses incurred due to flight/train cancellation or delay

Any expense of a personal nature, like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, mini bar, postage etc

Any optional excursion or tour

Entry charges at monuments/forts etc

Any other expense not mentioned in the what's included section