BEST OF BORNEO

This guided tour will introduce you to the cultural highlights and most famous destinations in Myanmar. From the bustling streets of Yangon to the awe-inspiring temple plains of Bagan.

OVERVIEW – SUMMARY

Day 01 : Arrival in Kota Kinabalu [Grandis Hotel]
Day 02 : Bunga Raya Island tour [Grandis Hotel]
Day 03 : Kota Kinabalu [Grandis Hotel]
Day 04 : Kota Kinabalu / Sandakan [Sepilok Nature Resort]
Day 05 : Sandakan / Kinabatangan River
Day 06 : Kinabatangan River
Day 07 : Kinabatangan River / Kota Kinabalu [Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort]
Day 08 – 11 : Kota Kinabalu [Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort]
Day 12 : Departure

PRICE:From
DURATION:12 Days / 11 Nights
TOUR STYLE:Cultural & Heritage
DESTINATIONS:Kota Kinabalu , Bunga Raya, Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan
TOUR CODE:
DEPARTURES:Daily (Private Departures)
STARTS:In Kota Kinabalu
ENDS:In Kota Kinabalu
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At a glance

Highlights

Itinerary in Brief

  • Day 01 : Arrival in Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 02 : Bunga Raya Island tour
  • Day 03 : Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 04 : Kota Kinabalu / Sandakan
  • Day 05 : Sandakan / Kinabatangan River
  • Day 06 : Kinabatangan River
  • Day 07 : Kinabatangan River / Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 08 – 11 : Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 12 : Departure

Tour Details

Upon arrival at Kota Kinabalu Airport, we will meet you and transfer you to Grandis Hotel.
Grandis Hotel sits in the heart of the city, a mere 15 minutes’ drive from Kota Kinabalu International Airport, and right next to the hippest lifestyle mall in town. The ideal location makes the hotel the perfect retreat for those wishing to explore the area’s eclectic shopping, dining, and tourist attractions.

Include: Airport transfer
Overnight Stay :at Grandis Hotel [Superior Room]

Make your own way to Jesselton Jetty 5 minuttes from yur hotel. Enjoy a day at a quiet and private beach away from the normally very busy islands around Kota Kinabalu. You will check in at Bunga Raya Island Resort’s Lounge at Jesselton Jetty, before you transfer by boat to Gaya Island for a relaxing island trip in a secluded area in the Island, with a private beach, owned by the 5-Star island resort, Bunga Raya Island Resort and Spa. Enjoy snorkeling or kayaking, or simply spend the day under the sun relaxing. At 1600hrs, we will return to Jesselton Jetty where you will find your way back to your hotel.

  • Include:
    – Return boat transfer from/to jetty to the island
    – Conservation fee & Jetty fee
    – Snorkelling gear
  • Overnight Stay : In Grandis Hotel [Superior Room]
  • Meals Include: Breakfast & Lunch

Free and easy at Grandis Hotel.

  • Overnight Stay: In Grandis Hotel [Superior Room]
  • Meals Include: Breakfast

Today, we will transfer you to Kota Kinabalu Airport to catch the departure flight to Sandakan. Upon arrival at Sandakan, we will meet and transfer you to your overnight accommodation at Sepilok Nature Resort.

  • Include:
    – Airport transfers
  • Overnight Stay: In Sepilok Nature Resort
  • Meals Include: Breakfast

You will be picked up from Sepilok Nature Resort in the morning for a visit to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Watch a short video documentary of the rehabilitation activities before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to witness the feeding of the Orang Utan at 1000hrs.

We will board our speedboat for the journey to Abai, Kinabatangan. On the 1.5 hours cruise, Berhala Island, the prominent sandstone cliffs of World War II historical site, can be photographed from the boat. The boat journey continues towards the mangroves and villages of Abai. After check-in and afternoon refreshment, we take our first river cruise along the Kinabatangan River in search of some of the 10 primate species.
After dinner, we will take a night stroll along the boardwalks on a lookout for nocturnal animals and interesting insects. Overnight at Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort deluxe chalet.

Include:
– Boat transfer to Abai
– Entrance fees
– English speaking guide
– Afternoon river cruise
– Night walk

  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Overnight Stay: In Kinabatangan Wildlife Resort [Deluxe Chalet]

At approximately 0600hrs, we will embark for our morning cruise to the nearby oxbow lake, Danau Pitas, to explore the area. Enjoy your packed breakfast while admiring the natural surroundings. We continue to visit the local fishing village, Kampung Abai. Interact with local Orang sungai from river people and observe the daily activities in this tiny fishing village. We will have another after cruise along the river and after dinner our quest for wildlife continues with a night cruise.

  • Include:
    – English speaking guide
    – River Cruises
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Overnight Stay: In Kinabatangan Wildlife Resort [Deluxe Chalet]

After breakfast, return to Sandakan by boat journey. Proceed to Sandakan Airport to take your flight to Kota Kinabalu. Upon arrival, we will meet and transfer you to Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort for overnight accommodation.

Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu on Pantai Dalit Beach is one of the best resort’s in Malaysia. Set amidst a nature reserve, the resort enchants endlessly with its natural magic.

The resort is home to an eco-friendly championship golf course and the magnificent Spa at Dalit Bay. Unique to the resort is the Nature Interpretation Centre, gateway to the Nature Reserve. Here, you can meet the Borneo’s wildlife.
Welcome to paradise.

Include:
– English speaking guide
– Boat transfer to Sandakan
– Airport transfers

  • Meals Include: Breakfast & Lunch
  • Overnight Stay: In Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort [Deluxe Sea View]

Free an easy at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort.

  • Meals Include: Breakfast
  • Overnight Stay: At Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort [Deluxe Seaview]

Pick up from Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort and transfer to Kota Kinabalu Airport for your departure flight.

Include:
– Transfer out to Kota Kinabalu Airport

  • Meals Include: Breakfast

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Yangon

jasmine palace hotel deluxe room yangon hotels

JASMINE PALACE HOTEL

Comfort

Modern city hotel in Yangon with excellent location. Jasmine Palace Hotel presents good value and high standards is the perfect base for exploring the city’s highlights.

Bagan

Bagan Umbra Hotel

HOTEL UMBRA

Comfort

Charming garden resort near Old Bagan. Hotel Umbra is one of our favourite hotels in Bagan. It was recently renovated and reconstructed. Particularly the Grand deluxe rooms are nice with modern and spacious facilities.

Inle Lake

RED CANAL HOTEL

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Mandalay

RED CANAL HOTEL

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What's Included

  • Private tours and transfers with air-conditioned vehicles as specified in our itinerary
  • 2 bottles of water & 2 refreshing towels per passenger per day
  • Lodging with breakfast as specified in the itinerary
  • Luggage handling fees at airports
  • Entrance fees or zone fees
  • English speaking guide(other languages guide can be provide with additional charges)

What's Not Included

  • Visa to Myanmar (note that pre-arranged visa is required for tourists)
  • All entrance fees or zone fees
  • Domestic Airfares (always quoted and mentioned separately from tour package price)
  • International air fares
  • Meals or any other item not described in the itinerary
  • Peak season surcharges & Compulsory dinners during Xmas & New Year’s
  • Early check-in, late check-out. Normal check out time from hotels in Myanmar is 11am or 12 o’clock noon
  • Drinks during meals, hotel extras and expenses of personal nature
  • Camera & video fees. Some of the sites visited may ask small fees for photographing and video recording.

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The program worked out just great with fantastic guides and drivers, always on time and so friendly and knowledgeable. I will definitely recommend this to friends and colleagues who want to travel to Myanmar and are limited on time.

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