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Borneo – East Sabah Adventure

Between its intriguing wildlife, skyscraper-height jungle canopies, and gorgeous coastlines teeming with tropical fish, this magical stretch of Borneo is positively bursting with stuff to see and do. This eight-day adventure promises to keep you busy; time spent marvelling at nature’s glory on Libaran Island, close encounters with orangutans at a rehabilitation centre, prowling the streets of Kota Kinabalu by night, and otherworldly wonders in the jungle. Borneo has it all, and in east Sabah, it’s all close at hand.


Whats Included

  • Your Foodie Moment: Cooking Class, Kota Belud. Morning and evening Kinabatangan River safaris. Guided oxbow lake visit and wildlife spotting (Kinabatangan). Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre visit. Turtle hatchery visit. Internal flight. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Hotels/guesthouses (2 nts), homestay (1 nt, multi-share), jungle lodge (3 nts), permanent tented camp (1 nt).
  • Private vehicle, plane, boat, walking.

Countries Visited

  • Malaysia

Gather fresh local ingredients for a cooking class, Enjoy an included river safari, Keep an eye out for proboscis monkeys and other wildlife, Visit a turtle hatchery on Libaran Island

Contact Us

Days : 8

Price : From AED 4,806*
*Per person twin sharing and excluding flights

Trip Style : Classic

Trip Type : Individuals

Physical Grading : 2 - Light

Trip Map

Full Itinerary

Day 1 Kota Kinabalu
Day 2 Kota Kinabalu/Kota Belud (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 3 Kota Belud/Sungai Kinabatangan (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 4 Sungai Kinabatangan (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 5 Sungai Kinabatangan/Sepilok (1B)
Day 6 Sepilok/Pulau Libaran (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 7 Pulau Libaran/Kota Kinabalu (1B)
Day 8 Kota Kinabalu (1B)

Trip Advice

We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage.

What to Take

You will be on the move a good deal, so pack as lightly as possible (under 10 kg/22lb). It is to your advantage as you are expected to carry your own luggage, though distances are never great. We do not allow the use of video cameras when staying in the villages as it can be perceived by the local people as highly obtrusive. Most travellers carry their luggage in a pack, although an overnight bag with a shoulder strap would suffice. Suitcases are not appropriate for this particular trip! You need to bring your main piece of luggage as well as a small to medium backpack for any overnight trips (30-35 litres/8-9 gallons).

About Accommodation

A variety of styles of hotels/guesthouses are used in Malaysia. In many instances they might not be like what you are used to back home. In some areas we stay in simple local guesthouses in stunning locations - rooms are small and basic and there may only be shared toilet facilities and showers. Service and efficiency can also vary.

Local Dress

When packing be aware that dress standards are conservative throughout Asia. Malaysia is a predominantly Muslim country. To respect this and for your own comfort, we strongly recommend modest clothing. This means covering shoulders and no short shorts. Loose, lightweight, long clothing is both respectful and cool in the predominantly hot Asian climate. Shorts should be knee-length. Singlets and tank tops are not acceptable. One piece bathing suits are recommended and topless sun bathing is unacceptable.


Eating is a big part of travelling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available out in the world. Generally meals are not included in the trip price when there is a choice of eating options, to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility, though generally food is cheap. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though. Your CEO will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. Included breakfasts will usually be asian style consisting of noodles or congee (rice porridge) or bread and eggs. Vegetarians will be able to find a range of different foods, although in some areas the choice maybe limited. While trekking in remote regions food is included, plentiful and made of fresh local ingredients. For all trips please refer to the meals included and budget information for included meals and meal budgets.

Group Leader Description

All G Adventures group trips are accompanied by one of our Chief Experience Officers (CEO) throughout. The aim of the CEO is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting- we think it's the best of both worlds.

Check List

Conservative Dress: • Modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders (Long pants, long skirts, shirts that cover shoulders) • Shawl or scarf (for temple visits) Documents: • Flight info (required) (Printouts of e-tickets may be required at the border) • Insurance info (required) (With photocopies) • Passport (required) (With photocopies) • Required visas or vaccination certificates (required) (With photocopies) • Vouchers and pre-departure information (required) Essentials: • Binoculars (optional) • Camera (With extra memory cards and batteries) • Cash, credit and debit cards • Day pack (Used for daily excursions or short overnights) • Ear plugs • First-aid kit (should contain lip balm with sunscreen, sunscreen, whistle, Aspirin, Ibuprofen, bandaids/plasters, tape, anti-histamines, antibacterial gel/wipes, antiseptic cream, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, rehydration powder, water purification tablets or drops, insect repellent, sewing kit, extra prescription drugs you may be taking) • Flashlight/torch (Headlamps are ideal) • Fleece top/sweater • Footwear • Hat • Locks for bags • Long pants/jeans • Moneybelt • Outlet adapter • Personal entertainment (Reading and writing materials, cards, music player, etc.) • Reusable water bottle • Shirts/t-shirts • Sleepwear • Small travel towel • Sunglasses • Toiletries (Preferably biodegradable) • Watch and alarm clock • Waterproof backpack cover • Windproof rain jacket Warm Weather: • Sandals/flip-flops • Shorts/skirts (Longer shorts/skirts are recommended) • Sun hat/bandana • Swimwear

Start Date - End DateAvailabilityPrice
*Per person twin sharing and excluding flights
2018-12-19 - 2018-12-26the tour is only available on a request-basis AED 4621
2018-12-28 - 2019-01-04The product is full, but a Waitlisted option is available for booking AED 4621
2019-01-03 - 2019-01-10The product is full, but a Waitlisted option is available for booking AED 4621
2019-01-14 - 2019-01-21Available AED 3928
2019-01-20 - 2019-01-27Available AED 3928
2019-01-27 - 2019-02-03Available AED 3928
2019-02-04 - 2019-02-11The product is full, but a Waitlisted option is available for booking AED 4621
2019-02-10 - 2019-02-17The product is full, but a Waitlisted option is available for booking AED 4621
2019-02-17 - 2019-02-24Available AED 3928
2019-02-22 - 2019-03-01Available AED 3928
2019-03-01 - 2019-03-08Available AED 4621
2019-03-04 - 2019-03-11The product is full, but a Waitlisted option is available for booking AED 4621
2019-03-08 - 2019-03-15The product is full, but a Waitlisted option is available for booking AED 4621
2019-03-15 - 2019-03-22Available AED 4621
2019-03-17 - 2019-03-24Available AED 4621
2019-03-22 - 2019-03-29Available AED 4621
2019-03-25 - 2019-04-01The product is full, but a Waitlisted option is available for booking AED 4621
2019-03-31 - 2019-04-07Available AED 4621
2019-04-04 - 2019-04-11Available AED 4806
2019-04-08 - 2019-04-15Available AED 4806
2019-04-19 - 2019-04-26Available AED 4806
2019-04-21 - 2019-04-28Available AED 4806
2019-04-26 - 2019-05-03Available AED 4806
2019-05-02 - 2019-05-09Available AED 4806
2019-05-10 - 2019-05-17Available AED 4806
2019-05-12 - 2019-05-19Available AED 4806
2019-05-17 - 2019-05-24Available AED 4806
2019-05-24 - 2019-05-31Available AED 4806
2019-05-26 - 2019-06-02Available AED 4806
2019-06-07 - 2019-06-14Available AED 4991
2019-06-10 - 2019-06-17Available AED 4991
2019-06-14 - 2019-06-21Available AED 4991
2019-06-21 - 2019-06-28Available AED 4991
2019-06-23 - 2019-06-30Available AED 4991
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2019-07-12 - 2019-07-19Available AED 4991
2019-07-16 - 2019-07-23Available AED 4991
2019-07-19 - 2019-07-26Available AED 4991
2019-07-21 - 2019-07-28Available AED 4991
2019-07-27 - 2019-08-03Available AED 4991
2019-08-02 - 2019-08-09Available AED 4991
2019-08-04 - 2019-08-11Available AED 4991
2019-08-06 - 2019-08-13Available AED 4991
2019-08-14 - 2019-08-21Available AED 4991
2019-08-19 - 2019-08-26Available AED 4991
2019-08-31 - 2019-09-07Available AED 4991
2019-09-02 - 2019-09-09Available AED 4806
2019-09-08 - 2019-09-15Available AED 4806
2019-09-11 - 2019-09-18Available AED 4806
2019-09-23 - 2019-09-30Available AED 4806
2019-09-26 - 2019-10-03Available AED 4806
2019-10-10 - 2019-10-17Available AED 4806
2019-10-20 - 2019-10-27Available AED 4806
2019-10-25 - 2019-11-01Available AED 4806
2019-11-10 - 2019-11-17Available AED 4621
2019-11-13 - 2019-11-20Available AED 4621
2019-11-21 - 2019-11-28Available AED 4621
2019-11-30 - 2019-12-07Available AED 4621
2019-12-07 - 2019-12-14Available AED 4621
2019-12-13 - 2019-12-20Available AED 4621
2019-12-21 - 2019-12-28Available AED 4621