The City & Wild Tour

Price
11 nights 12 days 
On Request
Highlights
  • Witness the majestic Kuala Lumpur city skyline on top of the iconic Petronas Twin Tower
  • Visit sun bear and orangutan rescue centers
  • Enjoy a river cruise in search of Borneos wildlife and birds.
  • Enjoy a night drive in an open-top vehicle to search for
    nocturnal animals
  • Canopy Walk and Jungle Trekking
  • Discover a sanctuary nestled in the hillside of an ancient rainforest
  • Keep an eye out for the rare proboscis monkey, along with Gaya island’s many other characterful inhabitants.
  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Includes & Excludes
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Overview

Malaysia is a country that is all about diversity. While Peninsular Malaysia is a modern blend of Malay, Chinese, Indian and other influences.  You will visit one of the oldest mosque in Kuala Lumpur visiting more landmarks in the oldest district.  Enjoy Kuala Lumpur city skyline on top of the most iconic Petronis Twin Tower.  Explore the city on your own, a great way to get to know Kuala Lumpur and its people is by eating. The city’s collective menu is a Malay-Chinese-Indian blend that reflects the demographics of its inhabitants. Malaysians tend to eat small, regular meals or snacks throughout the day, pausing at street-food stalls and plastic-chair-and-table cafés. At night, walk along Jalan Alor, in the central district of Bukit Bintang, and you can nibble succulent chicken satay and moist pork-filled steamed buns.

The best chance to spot orangutans and small bears is at one of the rehabilitation centre where they live in a semi-wild state you will be able to witness the feeding of orangutans and learn about the smallest bears of the world.

Spend the next days exploring the jungle, watching animals in their natural habitat, visiting fishing villages, and seeing the stunning Kelenanap Oxbow Lake.  Experience a night drive in Sabah Rainforest in an open-top vehicle in search for nocturnal animals moving around in their natural environment.

Trek through Danum Valley soaking the ancient culture and dense jungle canopy to take in the astonishong birds eye view of the area.

Take a private boat trip down to Gaya Island Resort, the resort is close to some spectacular wildlife-spotting areas, so take advantage of the in-house guiding and information available and keep an eye out for the rare proboscis monkey, along with the island’s many other characterful inhabitants.

 

 

Itinerary

Upon arrival, greet by our friendly guide and driver to hotel in city centre. The journey will take approximately 1 hour depends on the traffic conditions.

3 Nights Kuala Lumpur Pullman KLCC - Bed & Breakfast
In the heart of Kuala Lumpur city centre stands anupscale sojourn – the new Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residence.
At 9 am, embark on a short ride to the oldest mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Masjid Jamek. Located at the confluence of the Klang and Gombak River is a mosque with beautiful Moorish architecture.
Whilst there, witness the growth and development of the city throughout the years. Then, continue to
more landmarks around the old district, including Sultan Abdul Samad Clock Tower, Independence Square, River or Life and Central Market.
Later, witness the majestic Kuala Lumpur city skyline on top of the iconic Petronas Twin Tower (Closed on every Monday). Later, casually stroll around the famous KLCC Park famous for their well-maintained tropical garden with Petronas Twins Tower View. Lastly, cross the famous pedestrian bridge inspired by bougainvillea while admiring the skyscrapers, including the famous Petronas Twin Towers.

Meal: Breakfast
Free to explore the dynamic city on your own.

Optional Handpicked Tour -
Countryside Firefly Evening Tour with Seafood Dinner Private
At 3pm, be picked up from your hotel to get closer to Malaysia’s nature with a visit to Kuala
Selangor. Learn about this city’s interesting history on a tour of a royal burial ground and an
ancient fort, and enjoy a seafood dinner in a local fishing village. Your highlight will surely be your
evening boat ride through mangrove forests; as night falls, you’ll encounter thousands of twinkling
fireflies!
Head to Kuala Selangor Nature Park at the foot of Bukit Melawati, where your guide will help point out migratory birds. If you’re lucky, you may spot silvered-leaf monkeys and rare species of bird and butterflies native to this region.
At dusk, proceed to a nearby fishing village for a seafood dinner. You’ll dine on the fresh catch of
the day, giving you a taste of authentic Malaysian flavours.
After dinner, take a short drive to Kampung Kuantan to board a typical Malaysian wooden row boat. Relax and enjoy the lush scenery as your skilled oarsmen row upstream through mangroves. As you enter the darkness of the night, you’ll witness one of nature’s most incredible phenomena - tiny twinkling lights of thousands of fireflies swarming among the trees. This is truly a magical sight!
Timing: 3pm – 9pm | Daily
Inclusion: Return transfer, English Speaking Driver cum guide, dinner, river cruise (sharing basis)

Meal: Breakfast
Check out and proceed to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The flight to Sandakan will take about
3 hours. Upon arrival at Sandakan Airport, you will be greeted by our driver transfer you directly to
Sepilok. The journey takes approximately 20 minutes.
Estimate Flight time : 10.25am – 1.25pm
1 Night Sepilok Nature Resort
Hidden amongst a veritable treasure trove of tropical plants, grasses, huge trees and spectacular orchids in bloom, the quaint bungalows of the Sepilok Nature Resort are within walking distance of the world-famous Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve. Sepilok Nature Resort is the ideal starting point for most other wildlife land destinations in Sabah such as the fauna rich Kinabatangan River and the surrounding Sukau area.
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner at Sepilok Nature Resort
Morning, head to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. There, you will be treated to an
enlightening video show about the conservation efforts done at the centre. Enjoy a ten-minute walk in
the rainforest and witness the feeding of orangutans at the feeding platform before observing them
over at the outdoor nursery. After, head to the Sun Bear Conservation Centre next door after to learn
more about the smallest bears in the world.
Depart for an estimated 2 hours overland journey to the multi-award winning Sukau Rainforest
Lodge. Enjoy a river cruise in search of Borneo's wildlife and birds. Return to lodge to savour a
candlelight dinner on the pier, followed by slide presentation and interpretation by a naturalist guide.

2 Nights at The Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Sukau Rainforest Lodge offers the rare comfort andluxury in the midst of the Borneo Rainforest whilst retaining an Eco-Lodge ethos, the delicate balance of true sustainability. We promise to give you and your family an experience you'll always remember and one you'll never regret.
Rise and shine for the morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, join in the nature walk along the lodg;s Hornbill Boardwalk with the in-house naturalist. After lunch, it will be free at leisure. In the afternoon, proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife.
Feel free to explore the boardwalk at the back of our lodge at your own leisure. Who knows you may get lucky and spot an Orang Utan! Experience profound relaxation and comfort at Halia Spa, Sukau Rainforest Lodge, as we provide an escape from the ordinary by offering you a blend of both traditional and modern Spa treatments.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
After breakfast in Sukau, make our way to Lahad Datu. Upon your early morning arrival in Lahad Datu, you will be meeting your driver before making your way to the Borneo Nature Tours office for an official registration and debriefing. At 9.30am, you will make your way overland to the Borneo Rainforest Lodge, which is the largest protected area of lowland rainforest in Sabah covering almost 43,800 hectares. After dinner at the hotel, experience a night drive in an open-top vehicle to search for nocturnal animals moving around in their natural environment.

2 Nights at Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Borneo Rainforest Lodge is perched on Danum Valley Conservation Area - Sabah’s largest Lowland Rainforest, surrounded with primary rainforests giving a relaxing vibe.
Stock up your energy levels with an early breakfast at the Lodge before trekking into the Danum Valley towards the Kadazandusun burial site. Soak up the historic and spiritual beauty of “Coffin Cliff” amongst traces of the ancient culture that once dwelled here. Ascend through the dense jungle canopy to the viewpoint and take in the astonishing birds-eye view of the surrounding area. Take a well-earned refreshing dip in the jacuzzi pool shortly followed by a replenishing lunch at the Lodge.
Go your own way in the afternoon as you choose between land, on a jungle trail trek, or water, on a thrilling tubing ride down the Danum River. Retreat to the Lodge for dinner in the evening and walk off the calories in the darkness with your guide as you join the nocturnal creatures in the jungle.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Prepare to leave this heavenly landscape behind, for now, as you settle into an early breakfast at the Lodge and spend the morning at your leisure. Trade wildlife snaps with fellow guests, surrender to your slovenly side and snooze in bed or catch a final look around the picturesque Lodge grounds before lunch. Enjoy the drive on the narrow dirt trail back to Lahad Datu airport before boarding your early evening flight back to Kota Kinabalu.
Estimate Flight Time: 4.30pm – 5.25pm
Upon arrival at Kota Kinabalu International Airport, meet your guide and driver and head to the jetty.
Enjoy a private boat trip to Gaya Island (approximately 10 min).

3 Nights at The Gaya Island Resort - Bed & Breakfast
Set on an island within the protected Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, discover a sanctuary nestled in the hillside of an ancient rainforest with a stunning outline of Mount Kinabalu on the horizon.
Free to explore the island by joining the complimentary activities from the resort.

Meal: Breakfast
Free to explore the island by joining the complimentary activities from the resort.

Meal: Breakfast
Time to say goodbye. Take a scheduled boat trip to main island. Driver and guide will pick you up
from the hotel to Kota Kinabalu International Airport,

Meal: Breakfast

Price Includes

  • Admission fees, transportation, and tour guide 
  • Accommodation & meals as listed
  • Service charges and any government taxes
  • Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan & Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu Economy Airfare

Price Excludes

  • Meals other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals unless specified in the itinerary
  • Visa fees (if required)
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels,
  • Any optional tours and services
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Expenditure of personal nature such as drinks, tips, souvenirs, laundry, etc.
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)
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