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Borneo Luxury Holidays – Borneo Adventure ****

Borneo Luxury Holidays is an exciting journey of dynamic cities, lush rainforests and beautiful beaches.

 

An exciting holiday combining the sophistication of Singapore and Kuala Lumpur with a fascinating journey through rural and exotic Borneo. If you are looking for a holiday with a difference, this unique adventure provides a memorable experience of lush rainforests, unique wildlife, stunning beaches and vibrant cities.

 

Overview of Tour

  • Spend three nights in dynamic Singapore ­– perfect opportunity for shopping
  • Visit the city of Kuching on the island of Borneo
  • Visit the Semongok Rehabilitation centre to view the semi-wild orangutans
  • Explore rainforests, travelling through paddy fields, oil plantations and small villages
  • Stay in a traditional longhouse
  • Relax on beautiful beaches, play golf and explore the jungle
  • Choose to end your tour in vibrant Kuala Lumpur, stylish Hong Kong or a beach resort

 

Itinerary

 

DAY 1 - SINGAPORE
On arrival in Singapore transfer to the The St Regis, Singapore for three nights. During your stay experience the fantastic shopping, night markets, cuisine, entertainment and wonderful mix of Asian cultures that Singapore offers in abundance. You may wish to pre-book our Footsteps of Raffles Experience.

 

DAY 4 - SINGAPORE TO KUCHING
Fly to the beautiful city of Kuching in the East Malaysian state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo, legendary land of the Hornbill and Headhunter. Transfer to the Hilton Kuching for one night.

 

DAY 5 - KUCHING TO BATANG AI
This morning enjoy a highlight of the trip, visiting the Semongok Rehabilitation Centre, a welcome home for semi-wild orangutans rescued from captivity. The orangutans roam freely through the forest, but often return to the centre for feeding. Semongok also runs a successful breeding programme, thus providing an excellent opportunity to see orangutan mothers with their infant offspring. After, travel through paddy fields, rubber plantations, pepper and oil plantations and tiny local villages to visit the Serian farmer's market and stop for lunch at a local restaurant. Finally, travel by shuttle boat to the Hilton Batang Ai Resort, designed in the style of a traditional longhouse but with modern comforts.

 

DAY 6 - LEMANAK RIVER TO DAMAI
Rise early this morning and have breakfast in the longhouse before returning down the river and then by road to Lemanak to embark on a longboat ride up the Lemanak River to a traditional longhouse for a tour, cultural performance and blowpipe demonstration. Return to Kuching before continuing on to the Damai Beach Resort, overlooking the South China Sea. Dramatically set on a beautiful sandy bay with Mount Santubong providing a majestic backdrop, the hotel has excellent bars, restaurants, sports and watersports facilities and offers a superb beachfront location, golf, jungle trips and visits to a Cultural Village.

 

DAY 8 - DAMAI TO KOTA KINABALU
Today fly to Kota Kinabalu in the state of Sabah, Borneo and transfer to the beautiful Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort + Spa for a three night stay.

 

DAY 9 - KOTA KINABALU
During your stay at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort enjoy CHI, The Spa and sample one of our pre-bookable Experiences. As one of our most popular Malaysian spa resorts, you may choose to extend your stay here for a few extra days of indulgence and relaxation.

 

DAY 11 - KOTA KINABALU TO KUALA LUMPUR
Fly to the capital Kuala Lumpur and transfer to the Cyberview Lodge Resort + Spa for two nights and your opportunity to explore KL. You may wish to pre-book one of our Experiences. Alternatively, fly to Penang or Langkawi for some relaxation on the beach or to the vibrant city of Hong Kong.

 

DAY 13 - DEPART KUALA LUMPUR
Transfer to the airport in time for your homeward journey. Alternatively, why not extend your holiday with one of our choice of extensions.

 

Your Choice of Extensions

 

BORNEO BEACH

 

DAY 12 - KOTA KINABALU
Stay at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort + Spa for a further four nights of relaxation with further optional excursions available on request.

 

DAY 16 - KOTA KINABALU TO EUROPE
Fly Malaysia Airlines from Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur to Europe, arriving later the same day.

 

PENANG OR LANGKAWI

 

DAY 12 - KOTA KINABALU TO PENANG OR LANGKAWI
Fly Malaysia Airlines to Penang and stay at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort + Spa, or fly Malaysia Airlines to Langkawi and stay at the Four Seasons Resort Langkawi for four nights.

 

DAY 16 - PENANG OR LANGKAWI TO EUROPE
Fly Malaysia Airlines from Penang or Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur to Europe, arriving later the same day.

 

BORNEO ADVENTURE & HONG KONG

 

DAY 12 - KOTA KINABALU TO HONG KONG
Fly Malaysia Airlines from Kota Kinabalu to Hong Kong and stay at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong for three nights to enjoy the famous Plateau Residential Spa or explore the highlights of Hong Kong.

 

DAY 15 - HONG KONG TO EUROPE
Fly Cathay Pacific, arriving the following day.

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