Day 1: Begin of Tour Kuching (Sarawak) - Borneo Highlands Resort (L/D)
Borneo Highlands ResortBreakfast at the hotel. Afterwards check-out and drive to Semenggoh Wildlife Centre. Arrival at the main entrance will be approximately 30 minutes later. The Semenggoh Wildlife Centre was founded in 1975 to give endangered species like the orangutan, sun bears, and hornbills a sanctuary. Most animals living on the premises were rescued from captivity. They have to learn how to live from the forest and trainers help them to regain the knowledge. The orangutans can roam free on the 700ha area and come only to the feeding platform if they want. If they choose to visit the platform you can hear them coming from far away. The weight of male orangutans can reach 90kg. You can hear the leafs rustle and some of the smaller branches will break when an adult orangutan moves through the forest. After the feeding you may walk along the trails in the reserve. Continue to Borneo Highland Resort (approx. 30 min). At the gate you will be transfered to one of the resort shuttles. The last leg of the trip will take about 20 min uphill until you reach the main building. Check-in at the resort, meet your guide and proceed to the restaurant for lunch (vegetarian). Later in the afternoon depart for a trekking tour through the surrounding rainforest. It will take approx. 1 hour to reach the Kalimantan Viewpoint, from where you can see the indonesian part of Borneo. Take your time and watch out for local birds and other species. Later return to the resort for dinner. After sunset go for a nightwalk in search for nocturnal animals. Overbight at Borneo Highlands Resort.
Day 2: Borneo Highlands Resort - End of Tour Kuching (Sarawak) (B/L)
Borneo Highlands ResortMeet up with your guide early in the morning. Drive by car to the Kalimantan Viewpoint to see more animals. Many birds are looking for food in the earls morning hours. Return to the resort for breakfast. The Morning is free at your leisure. Optional program at the resort until lunch time. Return to Kuching in the afternoon.
Hotels, Rates & Information
Hotels for this Tour(Changing the hotels according to your wishes is no problem!)
|Borneo Highlands Resort||Borneo Highlands Resort|
|Rate per person||
Based on individual private tour, min. 2 travellers in double/twin room
Changing or adapting this tour to match your personal needs, interests and wishes is, as always, possible. Please contact us! Group rates (closed groups only, min. 4 Pax) on request.
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Information, Services, Remarks
Kuching (Sarawak) / Kuching (Sarawak)
- Hotel/Airport Transfers:
Transfers are inclusive from and to above mentioned airports and hotels of the immediate area.
- Services (included):
English speaking guide
Air-conditioned car with driver
Accomodation: DBL room hotels (or similar)
Transfers, Entrance fees as per itinerary
Meal Plan as stated:
1x Breakfast 2x Lunch/Lunchbox 1x Dinner
- Not included
Additional services (marked 'optional' above)
Programme not mentioned above
- Best Season(s):
March - October
- Important Remarks:
Min. 2 Persons. Single traveller rates on request.
- All meals at the Borneo Highland Resort follow a vegetarian diet.
Please pay attention to the Travel Information provided.
When travelling islamic countries there can be interference during the month of Ramadan, other high holidays and fridays.
Volcanism: The Sunda Islands and the Sunda Archipelago are of volcanic orgin and show high volcanic activity. Accrodingly it may be possible that tours, routings and activities (especially those involving or near volcanoes) need to be altered in case of high activity or order by the government.
During the dry season severe haze caused by wood fires in Borneo and Sumatra can possibly affect this region. Please keep yourself updated using the ASEAN Regional Haze Situation Center.