Wild Borneo Calling!

About this tour

Borneo (Indonesian: Kalimantan) is the third largest island in the world and the largest island of Asia. It is located north of Java, west of Sulawesi, and east of Sumatra, at the geographic center of Maritime Southeast Asia.

Day-wise Schedule


1 Day 1

Pune - Mumbai
Meet at 7pm At Pune. Start journey towards Mumbai by A/c Volvo Bus. @19.00


2 Day 2

Proceed to Mumbai airport prior to two hours of flight. Banglore - Kuala Lampur by flight @ 01.45. Reach Sandakan in Noon. Refresh and rest. (B/L/D)


3 Day 3

"Morning meet and transfer to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. We proceed to watch a video show about the plight of the Orang Utans and the rehabilitation efforts ongoing at the Centre. Walk ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden boardwalks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 1000hrs, and then we continue to the newly completed enclosed nursery area for young orang utans. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world’s smallest bear.

After lunch, transfer to Sandakan jetty for 2½ hours boat journey to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife. Take a river cruise using electric motor in search of wildlife and birds. Enjoy candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide show and interpretation by naturalist guide. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge- Deluxe. (L/D)"


4 Day 4

Take a 06.00hrs morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, proceed for an educational tour along the lodge’s Hornbill Boardwalk with our in-house naturalist. After lunch, join our in house Orang Utan Talk activity. In the afternoon, we proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge- Deluxe. (B/L/D)


5 Day 5

Take an early Morning River cruise along the Menanggol River by silent electric motor in search of wildlife. After lunch, proceed 27 km overland journey to the vicinity of Gomantong Cave. Traverse deep into the forest along a trail in search of the 'man of the jungle'. Witness the exodus of over two million bats as well as raptors. Return to Sukau Rainforest Lodge for overnight stay - Deluxe. (B/L/D)


6 Day 6

0630hrs – After breakfast, proceed 2.5 hours overland to Lahad Datu where we'll stopover for registration. Then continue to drive 83km to Borneo Rainforest Lodge which is surrounded by pristine virgin rainforests. After lunch, explore nature trail and nearby river. In the evening a slide show and if weather permits we go spotlighting to view some of the nocturnal animals. Stay overnight at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge- Deluxe. (B/L/D)


7 Day 7

Early morning birdwalk before breakfast. Spend the whole day exploring the forest for birds and mammals, leading up to an escarpment with ancient burial coffins. Trek to waterfall for refreshing dip in rock pools. Lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon, explore moretrails leading to canopy walkway. Stay overnight at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge - Deluxe. (B/L/D)


8 Day 8

Morning Trek in search of mammals and birds. Return to the Lodge before departing for Lahad Datu.Start return journey in noon time from sandakan. Will reach mumbai at night. (B/L/D)


9 Day 9

Reach to mumbai. In night, Travel back to Pune by private vehicle.


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