From  £2695
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Visit Semenggoh Wildlife Centre
  • Enjoy a Kuching city tour
  • Explore Bako National Park
  • Spend time with the Iban tribe
  • Trek jungle trails with your Iban guide
  • Experience the Mulu Showcaves
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Sarawak Wildlife & Culture

14 Day Tour, from £2695 per person

Sarawak is home to a diverse and fascinating culture and a variety of natural landscapes sure to delight and captivate at every turn. Explore Bako National Park with its jungle streams and secluded beaches and search for the rare rafflesia flower in Guning Gading National Park. Enjoy trekking through protected rainforest landscapes with the Iban tribespeople in Batang Ai National Park and learn a little about a tribal way of life which remains largely unchanged. Discover the stunning Mulu Show Caves, believed to be the largest interconnected cave system in the world and a true natural wonder.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO BORNEO
Fly to Kuching.
DAY 2
KUCHING
KUCHING
Arrive in Kuching and transfer to the Hilton Hotel. Check in and enjoy the afternoon at leisure: head out for an early evening stroll along the pretty waterfront promenade, stop for a coffee in one of many outdoor cafes in this cosmopolitan yet compact city.
Accommodation
Pullman Hotel
       
DAY 3
KUCHING
KUCHING
This morning, head out of the city and visit Semenggoh Wildlife Centre, a facility dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of the loveable orangutans. Return to the city for lunch and discover the charms of this clean and green riverine city on a guided tour. Old Chinese temples and colourful markets dot almost every corner. Return to the hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure. (B,L)
DAY 4
BAKO NATIONAL PARK
BAKO NATIONAL PARK
Pick up and drive to Bako Village and take a short boat ride to Bako National Park. The park’s coastline is dotted with small bays and beaches and there are several trails to explore. Return to Kuching. Evening at leisure. (B,L)
DAY 5
GUNUNG GADING NATIONAL PARK
GUNUNG GADING NATIONAL PARK
Pick up from your hotel this morning and head for Gunung Gading National Park, home to the world’s largest flower, the Rafflesia. Arrive at the park and enjoy a jungle trek along the plank walk in search of these magnificent blooms. Relax or swim at a picnic spot next to a jungle stream or alternatively drive to a small beach to relax and enjoy a swim. Return to Kuching late afternoon for the evening at leisure. (B,L)
DAY 6
BATANG AI NATIONAL PARK
BATANG AI NATIONAL PARK
This morning drive to the Batang Ai reservoir. En-route stop at Lachau Bazaar, explore the shops and native market. Enjoy an early lunch. Continue your journey to Batang Ai Lake. Board a longboat and travel upriver to Nanga Sumpa, arriving at approx. 330pm (exact time will depend on river conditions). Settle in at the lodge and have dinner. The evening is free at leisure. Overnight at Nanga Sumpa lodge. (B,L,D)
Accommodation
Nanga Sumpa Lodge
   
DAY 7
BATANG AI NATIONAL PARK
BATANG AI NATIONAL PARK
Following breakfast hike the jungle trails looking for the resident wildlife and continue upriver by longboat to the Ensulai waterfall. Along the way the boatman may stop to demonstrate fishing Iban-style. Arrive at the waterfall, enjoy a swim and a riverside BBQ lunch prepared by the Iban hosts. After lunch, proceed by boat and on foot through orangutan country to Lubok Kasai Lodge. Relax, have a swim in the river or just enjoy the quiet surroundings. Orangutans are occasionally seen in this area. After dinner spend a quiet evening at the lodge or go on a short night walk nearby. Overnight at Lubok Kasai Lodge. (B,L,D)
Accommodation
Lubok Kasai Lodge
     
DAY 8
BATANG AI TO KUCHING
BATANG AI TO KUCHING
Enjoy the morning at leisure before returning to Kuching and back to the Pullman hotel. Lunch will be taken en-route. Enjoy the evening at leisure. (B,L)
Accommodation
Pullman Hotel
       
DAY 9
GUNUNG MULU NATIONAL PARK
GUNUNG MULU NATIONAL PARK
This morning return to the airport for the flight to Mulu and drive to the Mulu Park Chalets. In the afternoon, take a scenic 3km plank walk through primary rainforest to Deer Cave which has the world's largest cave entrance. At sundown a spectacular exodus of about two million bats can be seen heading out in search of food. Next to Deer Cave is Lang’s Cave which has impressive stalactites and stalagmites. Trek back to Park H.Q. by torchlight, enjoy dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)
Accommodation
Mulu Park Chalets
 
DAY 10
GUNUNG MULU NATIONAL PARK
GUNUNG MULU NATIONAL PARK
Today proceed by longboat upriver to Wind Cave with its impressive ‘King’s Chamber’. Take a short walk along a plank walk suspended from the limestone cliffs which lead to Clearwater Cave where rare species of orchids and pitcher plants can be seen. Enjoy a simple packed lunch, swim, relax and explore the caves before returning to the Park Chalets. (B,L,D)
DAY 11
KOTA KINABALU - RASA RIA RESORT
KOTA KINABALU - RASA RIA RESORT
This morning, return to Mulu airport for the flight to Kota Kinabalu and drive to the Rasa Ria Resort. The day is at leisure. (B)
Accommodation
Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
               
DAY 12
RASA RIA RESORT
RASA RIA RESORT
Today is at leisure to relax in luxury. (B)
DAY 13
RASA RIA RESORT
RASA RIA RESORT
Today is at leisure to relax, there is the chance to visit the nature reserve which is home to a range of indigenous wildlife. (B)
DAY 14
DEPARTURE
Return to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

14 day tour, from £2695 per person

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with Malaysia Airlines from London Heathrow via Kuala Lumpur
  • Domestic flights in Borneo
  • All airport taxes & security charges
  • Accommodation as stated on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Meals as specified (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Private airport transfers in Kuching/shared excursions, boat transfers and river cruises elsewhere
  • All touring with English-speaking guides and drivers
 

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any meals not mentioned 

Tour Route Map


  1. Borneo, Kuching
  2. Borneo, Bako National Park
  3. Borneo, Kuching
  4. Borneo, Batang Ai National Park
  5. Borneo, Kuching
  6. Borneo, Mulu National Park
  7. Borneo, Kota Kinabalu

Tour Accommodation

Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort & Spa Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is located roughly 45 minutes from Kota Kinabalu city on a broad stretch of white sand beach and surrounded by 400 acres......
Pullman Hotel
Pullman Hotel
Pullman Hotel Pullman Kuching is a contemporary hotel located in the heart of Kuching on top of the hill at Jalan Mathies offering panoramic view over the city and the Sarawak River. The hotel is......
Nanga Sumpa Lodge
Nanga Sumpa Lodge
Nanga Sumpa Lodge Nanga Sumpa Lodge provides clean and comfortable lodging with western-style toilets, mosquito nets, mattresses and bedding. The lodge has a total of 18 rooms with raised sleeping......
Lubok Kasai Lodge
Lubok Kasai Lodge
Lubok Kasai Lodge Lubok Kasai Lodge is a small lodge providing a remote environment in a stunning riverside setting at the edge of the rainforest. The Lodge was set up to appeal to people who want to......
Mulu Park Chalets
Mulu Park Chalets
Mulu Park Chalets The accommodation within the Mulu World Heritage Area is located at Park Headquarters with the buildings nestled along the edge of the rainforest near the Melinau River. The Garden......

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