Borneo Wildlife Bike safari

Tour Type:
Small Group Journeys
Start:
Kuching
Duration:
11 Days
End:
Kuching
Departs:
Guaranteed Departure Min Pax: 02

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Pedal across western Borneo to explore the best national parks for sightings of an amazing array of exotic tropical wildlife. This is a once in a lifetime expedition to observe Borneo wildlife in their natural habitat inside seven of the best National Parks in Sarawak. With terrains and habitats that range from tropical mountainous jungle to mangroves estuary, this bike trail offers a huge variety in 11 Days tour.

Important Note: The above itinerary is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. However, we will always do our best to adhere to this original itinerary.

Total Cycling: 249 km

Itinerary

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DAY 1

On arrival, meet your Tour Executive who will assist and transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is for your to explore the old colonial city centre of Kuching or just be at your leisure. Stay overnight in Kuching

DAY 2

The trip started with a ride to the fishing village of Kampong Bako and its mangrove swamp to spot wild birds and collect wild fern for lunch. After lunch takes a boat trip to Bako National Park for a full day of trekking and wildlife spotting. Stay overnight in Bako National Park.

DAY 3

We take a speedboat along the coast to reach majestic Santubong National Park. Hike into the jungle and up to a gentle but cooling mountain waterfall before taking an evening cruise through the spectacular mangroves tributary to sight exotic birds and animals. Stay overnight in the rainforest resort.

DAY 4

Enjoy your morning ride along a beautiful mangrove coastal way taking in great views of Mt Serapi, our destination today. We reach Kubah National Park for a great day of jungle hiking on a waterfall trail. Go “frogging” at night to find as many species of Borneo frogs as possible. Stay overnight at Kubah National Park.

DAY 5

A splendid day of wildlife spotting, both on land and in the sea. We cycle to a seaside fishing kampong and take a boat trip to Satang Island for a chance to spot sea turtles as well as enjoy swimming and snorkelling activities. Returning onshore, we continue our cycling to reach Matang Wildlife Center, a home for injured orangutans and stay overnight in a seclusive jungle cabin.

DAY 6

Pedal hard today on a cross-country coastal ride towards the western tip of Borneo. At Lundu, we stop by Gunung Gading National Park to try our luck to spot the blooming of Rafflesia, the biggest flower in the world. The afternoon is free and easy to enjoy the resort's swimming pool. Stay overnight at Lundu Union Yes Retreat. 

DAY 7

We cycle along beaches lined with coconut trees leading to the beautiful seaside town of Sematan. Cycle past deserted beaches and paddy fields to reach our next seaside resort. Stay overnight at the beach resort.

DAY 8

After breakfast, ride along the recently completed Pan Borneo Highway to the Tip of Borneo, near the village of Telok Melano. Then take a 30-minute boat ride towards Tanjung Datu National Park and hike towards the Park Quarter to visit the turtle hatchery. Stay overnight in the basic national park accommodation.

DAY 9

After a simple breakfast, we head back by boat to our vehicle and make a quick transfer for our resort for some beach time. Enjoy a full day of relaxing by the beach. Soak in the sunshine, feast your senses on the sights and sounds of the sea. Stay overnight at the beach resort.

DAY 10

Make the most of our last day by the beach. After lunch, we drive back to Kuching, remaining day is free to relax or explore. Stay overnight in Kuching.

DAY 11

After breakfast tour finishes with a direct transfer to Kuching airport.

Inclusion


10 nights accommodation in resorts, jungle lodges and guest houses 

Assistance and transfers by coach, local ferry and boats 

Meals as specified 

English speaking local guide 

Cycling - Bike and helmet rental, drinks & snacks during the rides, Support vehicle(s) for cycling activity and all luggage transfers 

Sightseeing as specified

Entrance fees 

Bottled water while travelling

Current collectable taxes.

Exclusion


Any international or domestic airfares other than the specified in the Inclusions

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

Airport taxes, visa & passport fees

Extra baggage charges

Early check-in or late checkout

Meals other than specified in the what's included a 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 sections