Borneo – East Sabah Adventure G Adventures

Borneo – East Sabah Adventure

Embark on a rich vacation brimming with gorgeous scenery in Indonesia on this Borneo - East Sabah Adventure, escorted tour. Wildlife sanctuaries, multiple safaris, beautiful mountains and waterfront shopping and dining areas are among the highlights you'll discover as you visit Kota followed Kinabalu, Kundasang, Sungai Kinabatangan, Sepilok and Pulau Libaran.

Nature and animal-lovers will be thrilled with a morning river safari along with a guided tour to look for proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants, macaques, and gibbons among other jungle residents. Learn about the rehabilitation practices for orangutans who were rescued after being orphaned or from illegal trade. Visit the world's smallest bears, sun bears, and learn about conservation and protection efforts for this shy species. Visit and learn about farming practices both hydroponic and traditional followed by cooking lessons with Mesilou Villagers. Join Libaran Island rangers to explore and discover more about incredible sea turtles and the threats to their existence from hunting and fishing to pollution. You may even see them laying eggs on the beach or the release of hatchlings back to the ocean. Enjoy demonstrations of making flower souvenirs from plastic bottles, try your hand at Pandanous weaving, and learn to knit fishing nets. Try a broad range of delicious local delicacies. Pick up additional souvenirs and enjoy dining options at Jesselton Point, a bustling waterfront district. Unique experiences abound on this exciting and memorable vacation.


8 Daysfr. $1,104

  • G FOR GOOD MOMENT: Mesilou Village Stay, Mesilou Village
  • G FOR GOOD MOMENT: Libaran Island Village Walk, Pulau Libaran
  • FOODIE MOMENT: Local Farms and Cooking Class, Mesilou Village
  • SAFARI: Morning and evening Kinabatangan River
  • GUIDED TOUR oxbow lake visit and wildlife spotting (Kinabatangan)
  • VISIT Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center
  • LEARN at Turtle hatchery
  • GATHER fresh local ingredients for a cooking class
  • LOOK for proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants, macaques, and gibbons
  • EXPLORE streets of Kota Kinabalu by night
  • WITNESS Mt Kinabalu
  • ENJOY traditional Sabahan dance performance
  • STROLL and shop at Jesselton Point, a waterfront district
  • OVERNIGHT in a tented camp
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Private vehicle, plane, boat, walking
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides
  • Age requirement: 12+ All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 7 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ: Allow USD$70-$95 for meals not included
  • Hotel Shangri-La in Kota Kinabalu (2 nights)
  • Mesilou Atamis Homestay in Kundasang (1 night)
  • Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort in Sungai Kinabatangan (2 nights)
  • Sepilok Jungle Resort in Sepilok (1 night)
  • Walai Penyu Resort in Pulau Libaran (1 night)
  • ACCOMMODATION: It should be stressed that the nature of the accommodation when compared with other areas of SE Asia, is sometimes of a lower standard than normally provided on G Adventures trips. This is often due to the location and type of activities involved (ie high on a mountain and in remote jungle areas). Accommodation is always clean and usually makes up in character and location, what it might not provide in glamour and additional services.

KOTA KINTABALU Location Information Description

Kota Kintabalu, Indonesia

Arrive at any time. Meet your CEO and fellow travelers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards.

Hotel Shangri-La

KOTA KINTABALU/KUNDASANG Location Information Description

Kundasang, Indonesia

Travel to the luscious and welcoming Mesilou Village tucked in the mountainous highlands. Stop at a local family-run farm to enjoy the views of Mt Kinabalu and see the different types of cold-climate vegetables and fruits.

Afterward, meet the villagers and get to know each other over a traditional lunch. In the afternoon, visit two local farms before learning to cook custom recipes with the community. In the evening, enjoy a sumptuous dinner followed by a traditional Sabahan dance performance.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Mesilou Atamis Homestay

KUNDASANG/SUNGAI KINABATANGAN Location Information Description

Sungai Kinabatangan, Indonesia

Travel towards Sandakan and continue to the immersive jungle lodge on Kinabatangan River, Sabah's longest. After settling in, head out on a river cruise to experience the serenity of evening river life (keep your eyes peeled for birds and monkeys and crocodiles, oh my!). Enjoy dinner then opt for a guided night walk through the jungle.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort

SUNGAI KINABATANGAN Location Information Description

Sungai Kinabatangan, Indonesia

Begin the day with a river safari to witness the morning wildlife activity. After breakfast, visit the nearby oxbow lake with a professional guide and seek out proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants, macaques, and gibbons. Enjoy another river cruise for a second chance to spot more wildlife (you never know what you may see) before returning to the lodge for dinner.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort

SUNGAI KINABATANGAN/SEPILOK Location Information Description

Sepilok, Indonesia

Depart in the morning and travel to Sepilok - a wildlife haven. Enjoy a visit to the orangutan rehabilitation center and the adjacent sun bear conservation center.

Breakfast

Sepilok Jungle Resort

SEPILOK/PULAU LIBARAN Location Information Description

Pulau Libaran, Indonesia

Transfer to Sandakan and continue by boat to Libaran Island, also known as Turtle Island because thousands of sea turtles return to nest each year. Take a guided tour of the island's turtle hatchery and learn about the turtle conservation program.

Later, visit the local village and experience what life is like on the island. Opt to go snorkeling or kayaking with some free time.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Walai Penyu Resort

PULAU LIBARAN/Kota Kinabalu Location Information Description

Kota Kinabalu, Indonesia

After breakfast, depart Libaran Island and travel back to the Sandakan jetty. From the jetty, transfer to Sandakan airport for a flight to Kota Kinabalu. On arrival, enjoy a free afternoon to walk and shop at Jesselton Point, a waterfront district lined with shops and street food. Opt to visit the famous Filipino market or get a panoramic sunset view of Kota Kinabalu at the Signal Hill observatory.

Breakfast

Hotel Shangri-La

KOTA KINABALU Location Information Description

Kota Kinabalu, Indonesia

Depart at any time.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sun, Oct 24, 2021
$1,104.00
Sun, Oct 31, 2021
$1,104.00
Sun, Nov 07, 2021
$1,249.00
Sun, Dec 12, 2021
$1,249.00
Sun, Jan 02, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Jan 16, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Jan 30, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Feb 06, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Feb 13, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Feb 27, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Mar 06, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Mar 13, 2022
$1,249.00
Fri, Mar 18, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Mar 20, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Mar 27, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Apr 10, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Apr 17, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Apr 24, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, May 01, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, May 15, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, May 22, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, May 29, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Jun 05, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Jun 12, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Jun 19, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Jun 26, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Jul 03, 2022
$1,249.00
Fri, Jul 08, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Jul 10, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Jul 17, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Jul 24, 2022
$1,249.00
Fri, Jul 29, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Jul 31, 2022
$1,249.00
Fri, Aug 05, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Aug 07, 2022
$1,249.00
Fri, Aug 12, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Aug 14, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Aug 21, 2022
$1,249.00
Fri, Aug 26, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Aug 28, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Sep 04, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Sep 11, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Sep 18, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Sep 25, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Oct 02, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Oct 09, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Oct 23, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Oct 30, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Nov 06, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Nov 13, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Nov 20, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Nov 27, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Dec 11, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Dec 18, 2022
$1,249.00
Sun, Dec 25, 2022
$1,249.00

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