Borneo Eco Trail

A fantastic trip for wildlife enthusiasts

Borneo Eco Trail

Explore the unique flora and fauna of Borneo: from the famous Orangutans to proboscis monkeys and the rare pygmy elephants as you cruise along the Kinabatangan River and soak up the jungle atmosphere from a memorable canopy walk.

Arrival Kota Kinabalu
    DAY 01

    Arrival Kota Kinabalu

    Borneo

    On arrival in Kota Kinabalu you will be met and transferred to Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa . Check in and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. Accommodation Options

    Kota Kinabalu
      DAY 02

      Kota Kinabalu

      Borneo

      Day at leisure to enjoy the facilities of the resort and relax on the beach or explore Kota Kinabalu city. Accommodation Options

      Kota Kinabalu – Kinabalu Park
        DAY 03

        Kota Kinabalu – Kinabalu Park

        Borneo

        You will be picked up from your Kota Kinabalu hotel for the mountainous drive to Kinabalu Park. Nature enthusiasts will be delighted with a jungle trek, visit to the mountain garden to explore the exceptionally rich flora with examples of Himalaya, China, Australia, Malaysia and pan-tropical flora. On return, enjoy an informative presentation organized in the Park.
        Kinabalu Park – Poring Hot Springs – Sukau
          DAY 04

          Kinabalu Park – Poring Hot Springs – Sukau

          Borneo

          This morning drive towards Sandakan, one of the oldest settlements on the East Coast of Borneo. Stop en route at Poring Hot Springs for a dip in its hot sulphur baths deemed to have healing properties and the breathtaking 41 metre canopy walk. Arrive at Sukau in time for dinner.
          Sukau
            DAY 05

            Sukau

            Borneo

            An early morning cruise up the Kinabatangan River and on to Kelenanap Ox-Bow Lake for bird watching and wildlife spotting for Borneo's iconic Proboscis monkey, orangutans or pygmy elephants. Take a short jungle walk and experience the wilderness of Borneo before returning for breakfast. The rest of the day is free to explore. This evening take a boat trip along the river to see many species of flora and fauna of the rainforest.
            Sukau – Gomantong – Sandakan
              DAY 06

              Sukau – Gomantong – Sandakan

              Borneo

              Depart the lodge early morning and explore the Gomantong Cave, famous for its edible birds nests. Follow a boardwalk through the cave systems. Enjoy lunch in Sandakan, before a city tour, visit water village, central market, Buddhist temple.
              Sandakan - Kota Kinabalu
                DAY 07

                Sandakan - Kota Kinabalu

                Borneo

                Head to the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre for the morning orangutan feeding and a trek into pristine, protected jungles. Enjoy lunch before departing to Sandakan airport for your onward flight back to Kota Kinabalu.
                Kota Kinabalu
                  DAY 08

                  Kota Kinabalu

                  Borneo

                  Enjoy the morning at leisure on the beach or by the pool before heading to airport for your flight back to the UK Accommodation Options