Best of Borneo

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Best of Borneo - Intrepid Travel
Best of Borneo - Intrepid Travel
7 reviews
+11 Destinations
Kota Kinabalu


  • Experience the colourful and mysterious secrets of Borneo
  • Wonder through the steamy jungles of Mulu National Park
  • Swim on the secluded beaches of Turtle Island
  • Admire the graceful orangutans at Sepilok
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay, Lodge, Resort, Chalet, Motel
Max Group Size
Jeep & 4WD, Boat, Local Transport, Plane, Ferry
Physical Rating
Travel style
Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Christmas & New Year
Start in Kuching and end in Kota Kinabalu! With the adventure tour Best of Borneo, you have a 21 day tour package taking you from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu and through Kuching, Malaysia and 10 other destinations in Malaysia. Best of Borneo includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

7 Reviews

  • A
    Written on September 22, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was a fantasic trip with a great mix of content, overall heaps of time to cruise and relax.

  • A
    Written on August 28, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    We could not have seen so much without being on a tour group. Everything was well organised.

  • A
    Written on July 27, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    My overall experience was most enjoyable, but i feel personally i would enjoy a smaller group. I was also pleased that this trip was the 1st part and the more exciting part was too come.

  • A
    Written on July 23, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    An excellent itinerary. I would change nothing.

  • A
    Written on July 22, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    An excellent itinerary, only one thing I would change.

  • A
    Written on February 28, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    I have travelled with Intrpid a number of times and have always had experiences that I would not have had without the knowledge and support of the Intrpid guides and their contacts.

  • A
    Written on February 28, 2010

    In all our trips with Intrepid I have allways found that I see the real people and locations that you would not see with other tour groups.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Kuching
  2. Day 2: Bako National Park
  3. Day 3: Kuching
  4. Day 4: Iban Longhouse
  5. Day 5: Mulu National Park
  6. Day 6: Mulu National Park
  7. Day 7: Mulu National Park
  8. Day 8: Headhunters' Trail/Limbang
  9. Day 9: Kota Kinabalu
  10. Day 10: Kota Kinabalu
  11. Day 11: Dusun Village
  12. Day 12: Mt Kinabalu
  13. Day 13: Mt Kinabalu
  14. Day 14: Mt Kinabalu / Poring Hot Springs
  15. Day 15: Poring Hot Springs
  16. Day 16: Kinabatangan River
  17. Day 17: Sandakan
  18. Day 18: Turtle Island
  19. Day 19: Sepilok Orangutan Reserve
  20. Day 20: Kota Kinabalu
  21. Day 21: Kota Kinabalu

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance


  • Discover Borneo
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Discover Borneo

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Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Recommended for Malaysia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Malaysia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Malaysia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Malaysia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Malaysia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Malaysia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Malaysia. Ideally 1 month before travel.


Kuching is the starting point and Kota Kinabalu is the endpoint.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 10 February 2019 the full payment of $3,599 is necessary.
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No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3599 for Best of Borneo, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 1,387 km.
  • Kuching (Malaysia)
  • 25 km
  • Bako National Park (Malaysia)
  • 25 km
  • Kuching (Malaysia)
  • 182 km
  • Sibu (Malaysia)
  • 399 km
  • Gunung Mulu NP (Malaysia)
  • 44 km
  • Limbang (Malaysia)
  • 208 km
  • Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia)
  • 51 km
  • Mount Kinabalu NP (Malaysia)
  • 190 km
  • Kinabatangan (Malaysia)
  • 41 km
  • Sandakan (Malaysia)
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