Sabah Adventure

Explore a mystical land of incredible natural beauty and rare wildlife on our journey into Sabah. With its collection of exotic animals, ancient traditions, hot springs, tribal villages, loveable orangutans and incredible views, Sabah has something for everyone. Experience the very best of this part of Borneo - climbing Mt Kinabalu, watching elusive sea turtles lay their eggs and sharing laughs with local village hosts - every minute of this incredible adventure will stay with you for life.

Itinerary

Day 1 Kota Kinabalu

Experience the frontier charm of Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of Sabah, sandwiched between palm oil plantations and the sultry South China Sea.

Day 2 Dusun Village

Learn about the spiritual, economic and social ties that the locals have with the imposing Mt Kinabalu at a village homestay.

Days 3-4 Mt Kinabalu

Fuelled by fresh mountain air and stunning views, set off on an energetic Mt Kinabalu climb. It's a challenging ascent but there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy Kinabalu's remarkable flora and fauna along the way.

Days 5-6 Poring Hot Springs

Wake early to catch sunrise at the summit of Mt Kinabalu - admire the jungles of Borneo in one direction and the South China Sea in the other. Enjoy a well deserved soak in the Japanese-style Poring Hot Springs - believed to have healing properties for the skin.

Days 7-8 Kinabatangan Jungle Camp/Homestay

Travel into the steamy rainforest of Kinabatangan. See how the locals contribute to its conservation on a visit to MESCOT, a project that provides villagers with environmental education. Explore the jungle by boat, join a cooking class and spend the night in huts amid wild orangutans, hornbills and macaques. Get a privileged view of Malay culture on a stay in a traditional village. This will be a great opportunity to brush up on your Malaysian language skills.

Day 9 Sandakan

Enjoy a visit to the busy city of Sandakan, home to historic Chinese temples and an island-studded bay.

Day 10 Turtle Island

Pass by fishing villages and bamboo fish traps on a speedboat ride to Turtle Island. Be touched by the sight of giant green turtles coming ashore to lay their eggs.

Day 11 Sepilok Orangutan Reserve

The soulful eyes of Borneo's famous creatures will melt hearts on a visit to the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Incredibly these creatures share more than 95 percent of their genes with humans! Learn about conservation on an optional tour of the Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) or check out the cheeky proboscis monkeys at a sanctuary in Labuk Bay.

Days 12-13 Kota Kinabalu

Appreciate the impressive collection of tribal artefacts at Kota Kinabalu's Sabah Museum or cap off this Sabah Adventure tour with a celebration dinner shared with new friends.

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