Malaysia Borneo Indonesia East Timor Japan by Intrepid Travel

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borneo sabah ­ land beneath the wind original 13 days ex kota kinabalu departs every sat itinerary day 1 kota kinabalu arrive early to check out nearby pulau gaya a lush island surrounded by abundant marine life and tropical corals day 2 kiau experience a village plus local payment us$200 physical culture shock homestay with the local dusun people learning all about their spiritual and social ties to the imposing mt kinabalu days 3-4 mount kinabalu fuelled by fresh mountain air and stunning views we ascend mt kinabalu there is plenty of time to enjoy the scenery and gaze at the region s incredible variety of flora days 5-6 poring hot springs soak in the invigorating waters of the poring hot springs later enjoy a whole new outlook from the canopy walkway above the lowland forest days 7-8 jungle camp/malay homestay discover how locals are contributing to forest conservation before camping out amid exotic birdcalls and jungle nightlife we then head into a traditional malay village for a privileged view of a unique culture day 9 sandakan bask in the liveliness of this busy commercial centre home to historical chinese temples and a charming bay day 10 turtle island be moved by the beauty of birth as we witness giant green turtles coming ashore to lay their eggs day 11 sepilok orangutan reserve the impish smiles and soulful eyes of borneo s `wildmen will melt your heart days 12-13 kota kinabalu appreciate the impressive collection of tribal artefacts at the sabah museum or marvel at a fine example of islamic architecture at the state mosque accommodation guesthouses/hotels 4 nts basic tribal village 2 nts national park lodges 5 nts camping 1 nt transport minibus walking speedboat longboat group size max 12 meals 5 breakfasts 1 lunch 3 dinners budget allow us$150 for meals not included departs every sat notes you are required to arrange and purchase internal flights before travel please see important notes in trip notes for details traveller rating 4.67 out of 5 trip code · learn about mountain folklore on our dusun homestay · ascend the mystical mount kinabalu · relax in the poring hot springs · make friends with the orangutans · witness sea turtles nesting borneo if you are like me and love nothing more than immersing yourself in local culture and having unforgettable adventures borneo is undoubtedly the place for you paul fink intrepid finance team boat ride borneo ben walker bsc borneo adventure original 22 days kota kinabalu to kuching departs selected sat itinerary day 1 kota kinabalu sabah s capital is the gateway to borneo day 2 dusun kampung our village homestay gives us an insight into the culture of the dusun people days plus local payment us$300 physical culture shock 3-4 mt kinabalu a hike up the mountain culminates with a stunning summit sunrise days 5-6 poring hot springs reward yourself with a dip in the poring hot springs days 7-8 kinabatangan learn about forest rehabilitation stay in a jungle camp and experience malay life in our homestay day 9 sandakan this town has a pleasant grassroots appeal historic temples and harbourside market day 10 turtle island our island retreat offers great snorkelling and a chance to see some giant sea turtles day 11 sepilok orangutan reserve learn about efforts to reintroduce orphaned orangutans into the wild day 12 kota kinabalu explore the surrounding islands or laze by the pool day 13 miri check out the city s monument to its oil-production heritage the grand old lady days 14-17 mulu national park our jungle trek takes us through an eden-like landscape to remote caves days 18-20 iban longhouse share in the lives of former iban headhunters while enjoying a cup of fiery `tuak days 21-22 kuching take a walk along the waterfront and down to jalan india traditional berawan headdress sarawak jo edgley accommodation guesthouses/hotels 7 nts national park lodges 9 nts basic accommodation/tribal village 4 nts camping 1 nt most accommodation has shared bathing facilities and cold water only transport longboat walking express boat bus minibus speedboat plane see trip notes for futher details group size max 12 meals 10 breakfasts 4 lunches 7 dinners budget allow us$250 for meals not included departs selected sat notes you are required to arrange and purchase internal flights before travel please see important notes in trip notes for details traveller rating 4.67 out of 5 trip code · see the sunrise from mount kinabalu · encounter orangutans and sea turtles · experience life on the headhunters trail · soak up the laid-back charm of kuching bsz 49