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Group Size: Max 20
Trip code: ULBE
Duration: 11 days
Imagine incredible landscapes with fantastic traditional culture as you are surrounded by the world’s most captivating rainforests, filled with the most exotic of wildlife. Make your travel dreams become reality as you journey to beautiful Borneo for 11 days of spectacularly fun-filled adventures. Travel around like a true local and enjoy plenty of sunshine on this action packed off the beaten track expedition. You won’t ever want to leave! Are you all ready and packed yet?!
Day 1: Arrive into Borneo - Land in beautiful Borneo to meet your group leader before travelling onwards to your accommodation for the night. Meet your new travel buddies before an unforgettable night on the town.
Day 2: Gaya Island - Make your way to Gaya Island, where the rainforest meets coral reefs! Spend the next three days at the fantastic Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Snorkel or scuba dive in crystal clear waters and have some fun!
Day 3: Ocean conservation - Learn about coral conservation today and how it impacts our environment. Then, take part in an vital beaching cleaning project to keep paradise pristine, and even dive beneath the surface to re-plant broken coral, regenerating the reef!
Day 4: Rainforest adventures - Wake up to the sounds of the rainforest this morning, and trek through more of the rainforest, including stiunning mangrove forests! Zipline between 2 islands this afternoon, before heading back to Kota Kinabalu to soak up the incredible evening atmosphere!
Day 5: White water rafting - Head out today on an incredible unique local train journey to the amazing Padas River, where you'll get the white water raft with your group through the stunning jungle!
Day 6: Kinabalu National Park - Leave the hustle and bustle of exciting Kota Kinabulu behind. Travel to the beautiful Kinabalu National Park and stay in the heart of the rainforest. Then unwind in the tranquil Poring Hot Springs!
Day 7: Langganan Waterfall - Wake this morning to the sound of the rainforest around you (keep you ears open for gibbon calls!), before trekking to the gorgeous Langganan Waterfall and admire the incredible view. Then watch the jungle come to life at your accommodation, looking out for wild organutans in the canopy!
Day 8: Orangutans and Sun Bears - Gaze in wonder at the animals as you go behind the scenes and volunteer at the spectacular Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and the Sun Bear Rehabilitation Centre. Learn more about the incredible animals of Borneo, and what makes the island such a unique eco-system.
Day 9: Kinabatangan River Communities – Journmey deeper into the jungle today, as you travel to the Kinabatangan River, stopping at the Gomantong Caves en-route. Immerse yourself in the unique Orang Sungei river communities culture, before heaing out on an epic river safari along the fantastic Kinabatangan River. See if you can find pygmy elephants, orangutans, proboscis monkeys and a myriad of birds!
Day 10: Jungle Night Walk and school visit - This morning, head out on another river safari to spot more of the regions incredible wildlife. Then, join in a football match with the local community at a local school, and even learn how to cook traditional Borneo cuisine! In the evening, discover a new side to the jungle on a night walk, and then party, local-style, with rice-wine and dnacing with the villagers!
Day 11: Farewell Borneo! - Wake up for the final time in the jungle, before travelling to Sandakan, where your incredible adventure ends!
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