On The Trail of the Orangutan: Paradise in Borneo

  • Day 1 - Overnight Flight

    The adventure begins as you board your overnight flight to Sandakan!

  • Day 2 - Sepilok

    Once you touch down at Sandakan airport, you will be driven to Sandakan Memorial Park for a quick stopover to learn about Sabah’s fascinating role in WWII. Then, you will be transferred to Sepilok where you'll stay overnight.

    Overnight at: Sepilok Nature Resort

  • Day 3 - Sepilok

    After breakfast, depart for the famous Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, one of the only places in the world to see Oranugtan in their natural environment.

    Experience a feeding session before heading to the Sun Bear Conservation Centre nearby.

    Enjoy the afternoon at leisure or alternatively you have the option of visiting the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary or a night walk of discovery trails.

    Overnight at: Sepilok Nature Resort

  • Day 4 - Sepilok - Kinabatangan River

    After breakfast, your guide will take you to Sandakan Jetty where you will hop on a boat and cruise to the Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort. This two-hour boat journey passes by local villages and lush rainforest providing excellent wildlife-spotting opportunities.

    In the afternoon, cruise back up the Kinabatangan River in search for more wildlife including; proboscis monkeys, elephants, hornbills, gibbons and a range of birds.

    Overnight at: Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort

  • Day 5 - Kinabatangan River

    Rise early with the birds and other animals of the jungle for an unforgettable river cruise to Kelenanap Oxbow Lake. Then, pay a visit to the local fishing village, - Kampung Abai. Interact with local Orang Sungai river people before heading back to the resort for some food and enjoy the rest of the day among the wildlife.

    Overnight at: Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort

  • Day 6 - Kinabatangan River

    Enjoy more river cruising during the day and after dinner embark on a night walk to stroll along the boardwalks on a lookout for more wildlife and interesting critters.

    Overnight at: Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort

  • Day 7 - Kinabatangan River - Gaya Island

    After breakfast, feel free to explore the nature board walk around the lodge area. Make sure to bring along the binoculars, and try to spot wild orang utan, Silver leaf monkeys, birds and many others.

    Then, you'll be taken back to Sandakan by boat, passing fishing villages along the coast. Transfer to the airport to Kota Kinabalu where you will hop on another boat from Jessleton Jetty to Gaya Island - a charming, romantic island where you will be staying for the rnext few days.

    Overnight at: Gaya Island Resort

  • Day 8 - Gaya Island

    Reminisce on the amazing trip so far on the island enjoying a free day at leisure.

    Overnight at: Gaya Island Resort

  • Day 9 - Gaya Island

    Relax and unwind on the beautiful island.

    Overnight at: Gaya Island Resort

  • Day 10 - Gaya Island

    Enjoy another day relaxing on the island.

    Overnight at: Gaya Island Resort

  • Day 11 - Kuala Lumpur

    A trip to Malaysia is not complete without a visit to Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy some breakfast before transferring to Kota Kinabalu Airport for a flight to the capital.

    Overnight at: Traders Kuala Lumpur

  • Day 12 - Kuala Lumpur

    Experience a fascinating tour today and visit Batu Caves - an impressive series of cave temples set in towering limestone hills and on the way back see the Royal Selangor Pewter factory.

    Return to the hotel to freshen up and in the evening you will be taken to the Atmosphere 360 restaurant which boasts divine, panoramic views of the city. Enjoy the evening lights as you rotate while gorging in a sumptuous buffet dinner.

    Overnight at: Traders Kuala Lumpur

  • Day 13 - Kuala Lumpur

    You are in for an exciting treat for the last day of your honeymoon. Transfer to Putrajaya and ascend on an unforgettable balloon ride over the region. Ascend slowly over the surrounding buildings and be enchanted by a sunrise that paints the city in rich colours - a magical experience in the air.

    Touch back down on the ground and enjoy breakfast and a 5-star hotel before heading out to explore the city of Putrajaya. Start at the Agricultural Heritage Park, Taman Warisan and continue to Dataran Putra, the Palace of Justice, the Prime Minister’s Office Complex and the ethereal Putrajaya Mosque.

    Overnight at: Traders Kuala Lumpur

  • Day 14 - Overnight Flight

    Your unique honeymoon has come to an end - transfer to Kuala Lumpur airport for your onward flight home!

From From £2825pp

Price includes

  • Flights included
  • In destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodation
  • Food and drink where mentioned