Discover Indonesia, Borneo and Timor-Leste with individual private tours

Selamat Datang!

'Selamat Datang' is the Indonesian way of greeting an arriving guest. It roughly translates to 'May your arrival be blessed' or simply 'Welcome'. Our team at sunda-islands.com consists of the leading specialists for individual, private and taylor-made tours to Indonesia, Borneo and Timor-Leste (East-Timor). With representative offices in Europe (Bonn, Germany), Indonesia (Jakarta and Bali), Malaysia (Kuching, Sarawak) and Timor-Leste (Dili) we are prepared to welcome and serve you in a new and individual way. You will not find a booking engine here but a team of experts giving you full personal service and assisting you with broad knowledge of the region. Our homepage gives you an impression of the vast possibilities for tours and travel in the whole archipelago. In case you miss a destination, need adjustments or wish for an individually planned tour please do not hesitate to contact us. The holiday experience of your dreams is waiting just here.

Most recommended tours:

Mount Rinjani Climb

  • 3 Days
  • $ 410
  • 330

Mount Rinjani is the highest rise on Lombok island. The 3,726m high volcanoe is nestled amidst the Gunung Rinjani National Park and surrounded by tropical mountain-forests. The climb takes several days. You will start at the eastern slopes where you will set up camp for the first night. You will reach the crater rim mid morning the next day before you descend to Anak Segara lake. Experience the serene atmosphere inside the crater. You return via the north route back down the mountain.

Orangutans and Turtles in Borneo

  • 5 Days
  • $ 1,049
  • 845

Meet the last orangutans of Borneo in their sanctuary in Tanjung Puting National Park. Take a traditional klotok boat to reach the camps inside the national park. The wooden house boat offers a view of the river banks from the main deck. You can watch large groups of proboscis monkeys sitting in the trees and honbills flying gracefully over your head. Overall there are 200 bird species living in the park. After experiencing the resident orangutans at the feeding platforms of Camp Leakey and Pondok Tanggui you will leave the national parks and focus on the coastal areas of Kalimantan. A Turtle Conservation Programme was established in 2010 at the beach in Tanjung Kluang. The chances are good to watch turtles depositing eggs during nesting season (May - September).

Sarawak and Sabah

  • 12 Days
  • $ 2,091
  • 1.685

Let us show you the beauty of Borneo. The island is home to many endangered animals. See the orangutans during a visit to Semenggoh Wildlife Centre and the proboscis monkeys near Damai Beach. Another highlight are crocodiles and tropical birds in the mangrove trees along the coast. You will travel to the Batang Ai reservoir and visit the Iban. They live in traditional Longhouses in the jungle. Explore the fascinating caves in Mulu. The giant cave system attracts many visitors and scientists. End up the trip with a visit to Kinabalu National Park in Sabah.

Sarawak Wildlife Explorer

  • 6 Days
  • $ 1,080
  • 870

The Malaysian state of Sarawak is home to a vast array of tropical wildlife. In recent years many of the endemic species got more and more endangered. The round trip shows you some of these animals in their natural habitat. For example the crocodiles and Irrawaddi (or Snubfin) Dolphins in Damai Beach, Sea Turtles at Satang Island and Proboscis Monkeys at Bako National Park. You will also visit the Semenggok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre near Kuching.

Sumatra Highlands

  • 11 Days
  • $ 1,117
  • 900

Sumatra is the most western of the Greater Sunda-Islands and the largest indonesian island. We will take you along on an exploration from North to South Suamtra. Start in the regional capital of Medan and the orang-utans in Bukit Lawang. The former rehabilitation station ist still a good spot to watch orang-utans in their natural habitat. Cross the river and follow the trails through the hilly area until you find the animals in the jungle. The next stop ist the mountain resort of Berastagi. We will hike the slopes of Mt. Sibayak near the busy market city in the Sumatran highlands. The next highlight is a visit to Lake Toba and Samosir island. Many remanants of the Toba Batak culture can be found in the region such as the royal palace of Simalungun and other traditional houses. From Lake Toba you drive south to Bukittinggi in the Minangkabau Highlands of West Sumatra. The minangkabau are an important tribe which still relies on a unique matrilinear culture.

Flores: Volcanoes, Ikat and Lizards

  • 6 Days
  • $ 1,266
  • 1.020

The Lesser Sunda Islands attract travellers with unique wildlife, volcanic landscape and a rich culture. The island of Flores is no exception. You will start off with a visit of Mount Kelimutu. According to local believes the three coloured lakes are a mystical place where the mundane world meets the divine realm. You will climb the volcano to see the sun rise over the crater rim. On your way to the western coast of the island you will visit traditional villages and learn more about the important art of weaving ikat fabrics. Every region and every ethnic group is discernable by a characteristic pattern. The remanants of a megalitic culture can be found in Bajawa. The highlight is a visit of the Komodo National Park and the famous komodo dragons. The endemic animals are kimited to the islands Komodo, Rinca and Padar.