Western Borneo Experience

Classic, Kota Kinabalu to Kota Kinabalu

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This eight-day journey is perfect for the nature lover who wants to experience the beauty of Borneo while trekking and cruising through it. Hike in Gunung Mulu National Park, checking out Deer Cave as you go. Reward yourself with some relaxation on the tropical island of Pulau Tiga, where you can spend your time snorkelling, kayaking, or visiting Snake Island. This tour is a perfect blend of activity and relaxation; exactly how time on an island should be spent.

What’s included

  • Deer and Lang caves visit
  • Bat exodus observation
  • Wind and Clearwater caves exploration
  • Mud volcano visit and trek (Pulau Tiga)
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


  • Visit mulu np and search for bats
  • Spot an array of wildlife from a river cruise on the klias river
  • Explore the tropical island of pulau tiga


Day 1 Kota Kinabalu There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Kota Kinabalu/Pulau Tiga (1B) After breakfast drive to Kuala Pinyu, then take a boat ride to the tropical island of Pulau Tiga. Opt to go on a jungle walk, snorkelling trip to snake island, or laze on the sandy beach. Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s)) Boat
Day 3 Pulau Tiga/Beaufort (1B, 1D) Enjoy a relaxing morning. Go snorkelling off the beach or join your CEO for a walk to the natural volcanic mud baths. Travel back to the mainland and spot an array of wildlife from a river cruise on the Klias River. Transfer to the colonial town of Beaufort. Included Activities: Mud Volcano Trek Klias River Cruise Transport: Boat (0.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
Day 4 Beaufort (1B) Catch the local train to Tenom and explore the scenic town. Visit the Murut Cultural Centre before returning to Beaufort by road. If you prefer, jump off the train early and opt out of the visit to Tenom to instead get your adrenaline pumping on a rafting tour. Included Activities: Murut Cultural Centre Transport: Local train (1.00 hour(s), 48km) Shared Van
Day 5 Beaufort to Mulu National Park (1B) Depart to Menumbok port and take a private speedboat to Labuan. Fly to Miri and make your way to Mulu National Park. Opt for a night walk on the boardwalks surrounding park headquarters. Transport: Speedboat Plane (0.75 hour(s))
Day 6 Mulu National Park (1B, 1L) Depart on an easy walk along the river to Wind Cave and Clearwater Cave. After a lunch stop, swim in the crystal clear waters emerging from the mountain. Opt to stop at Iban village's morning market to browse handicrafts by the Pena tribe, descendants from headhunters. Walk on the boardwalk to Lang Cave and Deer Cave before relaxing with a drink at the viewing area for the nightly emergence of 3 million bats. Included Activities: Deer and Lang Caves Exploration Wind and Clearwater Caves Exploration
Day 7 Mulu National Park to Kota Kinabalu (1B) Before breakfast, opt to go on a two hour morning mist guided walk on the worlds longest tree based canopy walk. Enjoy free time to before boarding a flight to Kota Kinabalu. Transport: Plane (1.00 hour(s))
Day 8 Kota Kinabalu (1B) Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day