Borneo Exclusive Package NM1

6 Days From £0 (860 USD)

Discover the delights of Malaysian Borneo on this fascinating six day tour.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Kuching, Malaysia
End Location: Kuching, Malaysia
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable For Most Travellers

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Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
Return airport-hotel transfer based on Seat-in-Coach
Accommodation, meals, land and boat transfers as mentioned
Activities, entrance fees & meals as stated
English speaking guide

Excludes
- International flights

Prices per person, based on Twin/Triple share - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Arrive Kuching - Arrive KCH International Airport in the morning, meet and transfer to Riverside Majestic Hotel (4*). Check in. Dinner at Seafood restaurant. (Dinner included)
Day 02. Kuching City Tour / Sarawak River Cruise - Morning, pick up from your hotel and depart for Kuching city tour to see most of the places of attraction around this historical city. Drive to see the gigantic cat statue, the mascot of Kuching city at Padungan before cruising through China Town. Stop at the Tua Pek Kong Temple, one of the oldest temples in Sarawak. From the temple, you can get a good view of the imposing Fort Margherita. Pass by the traditional Malay houses built on stilts. Winding through the heart of the city, look out for a majestic looking Astana, the former palace of White Rajah, but now the official residence of the Governor of Sarawak, the old Colonial Law Court House. Then, pass through the Clock Tower and a granite obelisk built in memory of Rajah Charles Brooke. Visit to the Sarawak Museum, the highlight of the tour and is acknowledged as long of the finest museum in the world. Return to hotel. Evening, depart to the jetty and enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Sarawak river to view this interesting city from the river. Take in the sights of the waterfront, malay villages, Fort Margherita, Astana, Square Tower and many more. This trip offers a panoramic view of the fast developing Kuching city, where the presence of the old buildings stands amidst modern ones. After cruise, return back to hotel. Overnight. (Breakfast included)
Day 03. Semenggoh Orang Utan / Hilton Batang Ai Resort - Start your journey to Semenggoh Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre situated about hour drive from Kuching, here, the orang utans are being nurtured to readapt themselves to the jungle life. You will have the chance to observe the Semi-Wild Orang Utans coming out of the forest for the feeding time. Before arriving at the feeding platform, you will have a brief experience walking through the amazing untouched rainforest. Continue journey to Batang Ai, along the Pan Borneo Highway, passing through the beautiful sceneries of rural villages, towns and gardens of pepper, rubber and rice fields. You will travel 275 km by road, with a few stops along the way: the first stop is in Serian town, where you will stop for refreshments. You may wish to make some last minute shopping for insect repellent or for gifts for the Ibans at Serian. You may also visit a fascinating native fruit and vegetable market. Next stop would be to the pepper farm and thereafter to "Lachau", a small upcountry Chinese village, for lunch. (Here barter trade still exists between the natives of Kalimantan, the Chinese shop owners and the natives of Sarawak.). After lunch, proceed to the final stage of the journey and arrive at the beautiful Batang Ai Lake. At the jetty, you will take a ferry across the lake to reach the Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort, the ferry ride will take approximately 15-20 mins. After checking in, the rest of the day is free at your own leisure, to enjoy the many facilities at this resort. Dinner & overnight at Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort (4*). (Breakfast/lunch/dinner included)
Day 04. Hilton Batang Longhouse Resort / Batang Ai National Park - Proceed with a scenic 1 hour longboat ride to Batang Ai National Park. As an option, take a 2 hour challenging trek at the National Park passing old Iban graves. At the end of the trek, have a cooling dip in the clear water of the river while lunch is prepared traditionally in bamboo by the Ibans at the river bank. Otherwise, go straight to the picnic area and have a cooling dip while the Ibans prepare lunch. Return to Hilton Batang Ai Resort. Dinner & overnight at resort. (Breakfast/picnic lunch/dinner included)
Day 05. Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort / Iban Longhouse Excursion / Kuching - Check out, proceed by boat to Batang Ai Jetty. Continue by van to the Sebeliau jetty where the Ibans will take you on a 45 minutes longboat ride up the Lemanak River to their longhouse. Proceed with the introduction of the longhouse and its residents. The highlight of the visit will be the Welcoming Ceremony by the Ibans as an appreciation of the visit to their longhouse followed by a demonstration on using a blowpipe. Continue with the Ibans on a short trek through their plantation; see their animal trapping methods and their burial grounds. Boatride back to Sebeliau jetty followed by drive back to Kuching with stopover at Lachau for lunch. Check in at Riverside Majestic Hotel . (Breakfast/Lunch included)
Day 06. Departure - Pick up from hotel and transfer to Kuching Airport for your departure flight (Breakfast inclusive)