Borneo, Singapore & Bali getaway with extraordinary wildlife tour & river cruise

Kota Kinabalu, Kinabatangan River, Singapore & Bali

Flights included Flights included

The perfect package with flights included

Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, Sandakan

Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

Superior room, Horizon Hotel

Horizon Hotel, Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, Sandakan

Abai Jungle Lodge, Kinabatangan River

Abai Jungle Lodge, Kinabatangan River

Abai Jungle Lodge, Kinabatangan River

Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, Sandakan

Abai Jungle Lodge, Kinabatangan River

Standard room, Abai Jungle Lodge

Abai Jungle Lodge, Kinabatangan River

Abai Jungle Lodge, Kinabatangan River

YOTEL Singapore

Premium Queen room, YOTEL Singapore

Premium Queen room, YOTEL Singapore

YOTEL Singapore

YOTEL Singapore

Gardens by The Bay, Singapore

Rama Candidasa Resort & Spa, Bali

Deluxe Garden View cottage, Rama Candidasa Resort & Spa

Rama Candidasa Resort & Spa, Bali

Rama Candidasa Resort & Spa, Bali

Rama Candidasa Resort & Spa, Bali

Rama Candidasa Resort & Spa, Bali

Candidasa, Bali

Candidasa, Bali

An intrepid Borneo wildlife tour with highlights including a visit to the orangutan sanctuary, a 'jungle at night' experience and a Kinabatangan River cruise, plus exotic escapes to Singapore and Bali

Day 1: Kota Kinabalu

Arrive in Kota Kinabalu and transfer to Horizon Hotel. Spend the rest of the day settling in and getting familiar with the neighbourhood. (Meals: none)

Day 2: Kota Kinabalu

Spend your second day at leisure in Kota Kinabalu. Explore the town’s museums and visit the ‘floating’ Kota Kinabalu Mosque before sampling the city’s varied food offerings. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 3: Kota Kinabalu - Sandakan - Kinabatangan

Start the morning bright and early and depart for Kota Kinabalu International with a packed breakfast. After a short flight, you’ll land at Sandakan Airport in Borneo. From there, you’ll be driven to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre where you’ll come face-to-face with man’s closest relative. You’ll join a forest walk followed by a feeding session and a visit to the orangutan nursery. You’ll also visit the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre that’s located just next door.

Next, you’ll be transferred to Sandakan Jetty where you’ll embark on a river cruise through the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary. You’ll break for lunch at Abai Jungle Lodge and hop on the boat again to discover more of the river’s wildlife. Come sunset, you’ll witness fireflies light up the river banks. You’ll return to the lodge for dinner, followed by a guided nature walk to search for snakes, insects and other nocturnal wildlife. (Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 4: Kinabatangan

Awake to the sweet sound of birdsong and hop on the boat once again to tour Pitas Lake. After breakfast, you’ll be invited to join a tree planting project followed by lunch arranged by the residents of Abai Village. Following lunch, you’re free to explore the boardwalk at your leisure. If you’re lucky, you might even spot wild orangutans. Dinner will be served after a second river cruise. (Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 5: Kinabatangan - Sandakan - Kota Kinabalu

Spend the morning exploring the boardwalk and having breakfast at the hotel. You’ll once again board the resort’s boat and cruise down to the jetty at Sandakan where you’ll be driven to the airport. You’ll have lunch at a local restaurant and board your flight to Kota Kinabalu International. Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to Horizon Hotel where you’ll have the rest of the evening to yourself. (Meals: breakfast and lunch)

Day 6: Kota Kinabalu - Singapore

After breakfast at the hotel, you’ll transfer to Kota Kinabalu International and depart for Changi International in Singapore. Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to YOTEL Singapore. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Singapore

Based in Orchard Road, you’ll be at the doorstep of some of Singapore’s best shopping malls and restaurants. The nearby Orchard MRT is a five-minute walk away and will connect you to the popular attractions like Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by The Bay, Clarke Quay and Chinatown. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 8: Singapore - Bali

You’ll transfer to Changi International and depart for Bali’s Ngurah Rai International. Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to Rama Candidasa Resort & Spa. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 9-11: Bali

For the last leg of your trip, you’ll unwind in Candidasa, a quiet seaside town on Bali’s east coast, famed for its seclusion and natural beauty. For a change of pace, you can hire a car to take you to Bali’s exciting Seminyak neighbourhood - home to a dazzling variety of bars and restaurants as well as iconic beach clubs like Potato Head Beach Club and Ku De Ta. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 12: Bali - UK

After breakfast, you’ll transfer back to Denpasar Airport for your flight back to the UK. (Meals: breakfast)

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Please note that your inbound and outbound flights are overnight, so be sure to take this into account when planning the time you'll be away.

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