Borneo orangutan vacation

Borneo orangutan vacation

Trekking, wildlife and beach adventure holiday to Borneo
From US $2,950 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Borneo tour, Great Apes and Beach escapes

Borneo tour, Great Apes and Beach escapes

Explore bustling cities, lush jungles and paradise beaches.
From £1,658 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build your own unique and meaningful trip. Slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there, add a few more active adventures along the way, upgrade your accommodation for that extra bit of luxury – it’s up to you!
Book your 2019 holiday with only a £150 deposit per person
Borneo 8 day tour, the wild heart of Borneo

Borneo 8 day tour, the wild heart of Borneo

A unique experience in the untouched, beautiful Sarawak.
From £855 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way
Book your 2019 holiday with only a £150 deposit per person
Malaysia vacations, Kuala Lumpur & Tioman Island

Malaysia vacations, Kuala Lumpur & Tioman Island

Explore cosmopolitan Kuala Lumpur, relax on Tioman Island.
From £1,961 13 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements

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Borneo tailor made vacations, wildlife & beaches

Borneo tailor made vacations, wildlife & beaches

A luxury tour of the best wildlife & beaches of Sabah
From US $3,735 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Malaysia Tour

Malaysia Tour

Ethnically and culturally rich, scenic Malaysia awaits
From US $2,325 to US $2,440 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 6 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 14 Sep
2020: 7 Mar, 21 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 2 May, 6 Jun, 4 Jul, 18 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 12 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 06 Jul, 03 Aug, 17 Aug, 14 Sep
Honeymoon in Borneo

Honeymoon in Borneo

Luxury Borneo Honeymoon, best of wildlife & luxury resorts
From £2,685 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip is tailor made and can depart anytime to suit you
Malaysia family vacation

Malaysia family vacation

A 12-day, escorted family tour to West Malaysia
From US $1,820 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be arranged between March and September for families of four or more
South East Asia tour, Hanoi to Singapore

South East Asia tour, Hanoi to Singapore

See the best of southeast Asia on this epic 43 day adventure
From US $4,449US $3,337 to US $4,619 43 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 24 Aug, 21 Sep, 19 Oct, 16 Nov, 14 Dec
2020: 11 Jan, 8 Feb, 7 Mar, 4 Apr, 2 May, 30 May, 27 Jun, 25 Jul, 22 Aug, 19 Sep, 17 Oct, 14 Nov, 12 Dec
Up to US $1150 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 24 Aug, 21 Sep
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Family holiday in Sabah

Family holiday in Sabah

Discover the best of Borneo in just under 2 weeks
From £2,095 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way
Book your 2019 holiday with only a £150 deposit per person
Borneo vacation, Land of the Orang Utan

Borneo vacation, Land of the Orang Utan

Discover Borneo's magical combination of unique wildlife
From US $1,810 to US $1,850 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 26 Jul, 3 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 26 Jul, 03 Aug
Borneo and Malaysia small group holiday

Borneo and Malaysia small group holiday

Visit both halves of Malaysia
From US $2,449 to US $2,649 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 29 Jun, 26 Oct, 14 Dec
2020: 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 13 Jun, 27 Jun, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 24 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov, 12 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 29 Jun
Malaysia tailor made vacation

Malaysia tailor made vacation

Malaysian culture, wildlife & the beaches of Langkawi
From US $1,695 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip is tailor made with departures available throughout the year
Bangkok to Singapore small group tours

Bangkok to Singapore small group tours

Small group adventure tour in Malaysia, Singapore & Thailand
From US $997 to US $1,349 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: Regular departures throughout the year, typically at least twice a week
Borneo and Malaysia holiday, trekking orangutans and rainforest

Borneo and Malaysia holiday, trekking orangutans and rainforest

An active exploration of Borneo
From US $3,349 to US $3,579 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 13 Jul, 10 Aug, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 30 Nov
2020: 21 Mar, 28 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Jul, 8 Aug, 12 Sep, 17 Oct, 28 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 13 Jul, 10 Aug
Malaysia tour, Coast to Coast

Malaysia tour, Coast to Coast

Highlights and off the beaten track Malaysia
From US $2,050 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Aug, 11 Sep, 2 Oct, 10 Nov
Borneo Wildlife Volunteer Project

Borneo Wildlife Volunteer Project

Encounter orangutans and elephants in the Bornean jungle.
From £1,295 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 21 Jul, 21 Aug, 21 Sep, 21 Oct, 21 Nov
Malaysia vacation, highlights of the Peninsula

Malaysia vacation, highlights of the Peninsula

Malaysia old and new staying in eco-accommodation
From £2,945 15 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Borneo vacation, Land below the wind

Borneo vacation, Land below the wind

8-day tour of Malaysia's spectacular Sabah State
From US $1,200 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 Jul, 3 Aug, 4 Sep, 17 Oct, 21 Nov, 26 Dec
2020: 15 Jan, 12 Feb, 3 Mar, 5 Apr, 28 May, 2 Jul, 30 Jul, 20 Aug, 1 Oct, 29 Oct, 26 Nov, 25 Dec

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Singapore and Sarawak vacations

Singapore and Sarawak vacations

A wildlife and Cultural Holiday to Singapore and Sarawak
From US $2,875 14 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Borneo family tour

Borneo family tour

A fabulous family holiday including the best of Borneo
From US $2,200 to US $2,750 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Malaysia rainforest bungalows near Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia rainforest bungalows near Kuala Lumpur

A small orchard resort on the edge of the rainforest
From MYR400 to MYR1,100 per accommodation per night
Accommodation
Borneo family vacation, tailor made

Borneo family vacation, tailor made

13 day Family Holiday - Wildlife, Apes & beaches of Borneo
From £1,950 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Borneo vacations, tailor made

Borneo vacations, tailor made

Rainforests, orangutans, beaches tailor made
From £3,150 13 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor-made and departures can be arranged all year. The sample itinerary below can be modified to your personal wishes including departure date, duration, accommodation used & how long you spend in each destination.
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Best of Borneo small group tour

Best of Borneo small group tour

Adventure wildlife touring in Sabah, Borneo
From US $2,995 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Oct
Borneo tour, Sarawak, Sabah & Brunei

Borneo tour, Sarawak, Sabah & Brunei

Exotic Trans-Borneo Rainforest Discovery, including Brunei
From US $1,098 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Borneo wildlife cycling vacation

Borneo wildlife cycling vacation

Ultimate Borneo wildlife experience on two wheels
From MYR8,242 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 14 Jul, 4 Aug, 1 Sep
Luxury beach vacation in Borneo & Orangutans

Luxury beach vacation in Borneo & Orangutans

Relaxation in one of nature's most picturesque settings
From £1,915 13 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Wild Borneo vacation, private departure

Wild Borneo vacation, private departure

Highlights of Malaysian Borneo including a homestay
From €3,780 18 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Borneo wildlife vacation, Sarawak

Borneo wildlife vacation, Sarawak

A light trekking and jungle adventure holiday in Sarawak
From US $2,760 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Borneo orangutan vacation
From
US $2,950
including domestic flights only
We had an amazing trip in Borneo. Seeing wildlife in their natural habitat was amazing. Having monkeys and wild pigs join breakfast in the jungle is something that will need topping!! (more)Sheena Patel
We loved seeing the orangutans both in the wild and in the Sepilok rehabilitation center. (more)Carolyn Vincent
The fantastic close encounters with the wildlife unique to Borneo was the most memorable part of our vacation. We were lucky enough to see wild orangutans at close quarters (more)Jane Horst
Borneo tour, Great Apes and Beach escapes
From
£1,658
excluding flights
Snorkeling with sea turtles on Lankayan Island and seeing the wildlife in Sendakan were the most memorable parts of our vacation (more)Eva Eggler
It was all absolutely fantastic. From seeing the Orangutans and Sun Bears in Sepilok to the monkeys, birds, crocodiles and pigmy elephants whilst staying on the Kinabatangan River. (more)Yvonne Aggett
The river lodge was the most memorable part our vacation. It was good vacation. (more)kathleen Young
Borneo 8 day tour, the wild heart of Borneo
From
£855
excluding flights
Seeing the Orangutans was the most exciting part our vacation. (more)Tracy Bennett
Unique and wonderful adventure. (more)Emily White
It was all excellent but the experience with the Iban Headhunters was fantastic. (more)Don Wetherell
Malaysia rainforest bungalows near Kuala Lumpur
From
MYR400
per accommodation per night
Highlights were listening to the sounds of the jungle at dawn and dusk and certainly the guided jungle trek. Superb, if you are reading this then you have found the jungle retreat that you are looking for. (more)Chris Hutton
A truly unique location, and the ability to take the kids for a guided trek through a rainforest to a waterfall was a one of a kind adventure. It was a hugely successful and fulfilling stay. (more)Emma Shaw
Great pool and surroundings. Very environmentally friendly and conservation supported. Relaxing. (more)Graeme Hindhaugh
Borneo family tour
From
US $2,200
excluding flights
The highlights our vacation were the stay with the host family, the wildlife, a range of experiences such as river safaris and the historical monuments. (more)Melissa Marfleet-Collins
We will be talking about this vacation for years to come. Everyone had their own favourite moments, and the mix of adventure, wildlife and culture was great. (more)Delia Mackechnie
Orang-utans obviously amazing, fire flies amazing as it was a clear night. Turtle beach amazing. (more)Alex Base
Borneo vacations, tailor made
From
£3,150
including UK flights
There really were too many memorable moments to mention...but I think seeing the pygmy elephants on the Kinabatangan River. (more)Dawn Collins
If you love nature and animals do not hesitate to book! Unbelievable! I cannot wait to go back!! (more)Brigitte Gehring
Magical...Fantastic - comment from my husband "I normally am ready to come back to work, but this time i absolutely hated it!" (more)Deborah Flint
Borneo tailor made vacations, wildlife & beaches
From
US $3,735
excluding flights
We were able to be with so many magnificent orangutans!! Being IN nature like we were was amazing! A once in a lifetime experience for sure! (more)Lisa Sundquist
The most exciting part of our vacation was seeing orangutans in the wild, one of which was making its nest for the night. (more)Diane Beavis
George Town was fabulous and we loved the street art, the street food and in particular the people who were so welcoming and friendly. (more)Sian Thomason
South East Asia tour, Hanoi to Singapore
From
US $3,337
excluding flights
Snorkelling for the first time in Nha Trang (and second time in Ko Phi Phi!) was fantastic, jungle trekking in both Thailand and Malaysia was awesome...Outstanding - varied, educational and stacks of fun. (more)Matt Williams
There were so many highlights to this vacation which covered so many countries... Staying the night in a hilltribe village in northern Thailand, snorkling on the coral reefs around Ko Phi Phi, 4x4 driving, drinking tea in a tea plantation in the Cameron highlands...exploring great cities like KL and Singapore. Fantastic, but tough going at times! (more)Bridie Brittain
Borneo family vacation, tailor made
From
£1,950
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was seeing wild orangutans and proboscis monkeys (not to mention bearded pigs, monitor lizards, vipers and tarantulas). (more)Rosalind Arwas
The punctuality and friendliness of all the operators was extraordinary. There was not a bad word to say about any of them. (more)Roderick Stevens
There were lots of highlights but we particularly enjoyed seeing the elephants swimming across the river and also releasing turtle hatchlings back into the sea. We also loved Abai jungle lodge. Beautiful scenery and wonderful staff. (more)Andrea Gauntlett
Singapore and Sarawak vacations
From
US $2,875
including UK flights
Memorable parts? Luang Prabang and a day excursion to Pak Ou Caves and Kuang Si Falls Tips? Do not book with a travel Agent that does not send you a change of hotel booked and paid for since January and you get your final documents two weeks before you leave for the vacation to find you have been shoved into a hotel you did not know about or agree to and are then told it is too late to book anywhere else. Also if a hotel stops doing bed and breakfast and only room only ensure your... (more)Maureen Mckenna
Malaysia Tour
From
US $2,325
excluding flights
Ramadan had a negative impact on this tour. Many key restaurants that our guide was to takes us to were closed. (more)Carm Loffredo
Best bit: The canopy walk in the jungle. (more)Nanette Cribbes
The most memorable part of my vacation is the night safari in Taman Negara and the snorkelling trip on the Perhentians. (more)Marleen den Hartog
Borneo Wildlife Volunteer Project
From
£1,295
excluding flights
All of it was memorable!! Seeing orang-utans in wild and incredible opportunity to see many other animals and birds so close with expert guide. Teamwork sense of achievement in conservation work. Fantastic opportunity. Beautiful location, adequate facilities. Emphasis always on our health and safety. (more)Cathy Dowdle
It was beautifully organised and structured and a great opportunity to be part of another culture and to see wonderful wildlife. An excellent project. (more)Tessa Milne-Day
Borneo wildlife cycling vacation
From
MYR8,242
excluding flights
Memorable parts? There were so many highlights. However our encounters with the local flora & fauna; orangutans, proboscis monkeys, macaque monkey, array of frogs, and pitcher plants were amazing. Tips? The accomodation ranges from rustic to above average so be prepared. The rustic accommmodation could have been better maintained (a government / national park issue rather than a Paradesa issue) to improve the overall experience. However it was in a lovely natural environment.... (more)Sandra Deans
Borneo and Malaysia small group holiday
From
US $2,449
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing the orang-utans, especially in wild when taking the morning river cruise. Second best was the foodie tour of Kual Lumpur. Tips? Relax on the trip. Every thing promised is delivered, but some times you have to just accept there will be delays. Local benefits? Yes. Local guides, hotels, restaurants and traders all gained from my spend. This supported conservationism by entrance fees, and donations to Orangutans. Overall rating? Really enjoyable.... (more)John Roy Dewell
Borneo tour, Sarawak, Sabah & Brunei
From
US $1,098
excluding flights
Mr SK Law was the one who met us at Kuching Airport the day of our arrival, drove us there the day of our flight to Miri and also took us to and from Kampong Bako the day we visited the National Park, so we saw him a few times and we liked him very much. The whole trip was very well organised and we enjoyed every minute of it. We are very grateful for all your help and we will recommend "Responsible Travel " to our relatives and friends. (more)Josefa Lullington
Borneo vacation, Highlights of Borneo
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US $2,295
excluding flights
We had some excellent wildlife sightings particularly of orangutans and pygmy elephants. We consider we were very lucky in what we saw. Being in Danum Valley was special even though many of our best wildlife sightings were away from there. It's a great environment with excellent staff at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge. (more)Dave Wedlake
Seeing a wild orangutan with a baby swinging through the trees was amazing. (more)Rachel Davern
Brilliant! Knowledgeable guides and small groups of like-minded people, who were interested in and cared about the natural environment of the place they were visiting. (more)Katy Wing
Sarawak wildlife & beach vacation
From
US $1,895
excluding flights
Five stars ! (more)Heidi Gabrielsen
The jungle walk at night and the Perhentian islands was memorable. It was great. I really enjoyed it. We had an amazing guide and we were only a group of 3. Don't know how much different it would be with a bigger group. (more)Bettina Buomberger
Most memorable? Definitely climbing Mount Kinabalu. But very closely followed by the wildlife from orangutans, wild elephants to the sea turtles... Excellent... You should definitely book on this trip! (more)Kirsty Howland
Sabah & Sarawak vacation in Borneo
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US $2,495
excluding flights
It was an amazing wildlife adventure - I feel very fortunate to have seen freshly hatched baby green turtles and wild orangutans. (more)Claire Onody
There were many memorable moments. Too few to fully list out! One destination was the Gomantong Birdnest Caves. The main cave tests all your senses. Certainly a location for the next Indiana Jones film, not for flip-flop wearing tourists! (more)Jonathan Reed-Lethbridge
Malaysia tailor made vacation
From
US $1,695
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Difficult to say as all four venues were wonderful but Pangkor Laut Island was just perfect. Not cheap but worth it, the resort and staff were absolutely fantastic, definitely a 5 star location. Tips? Bear in mind the travel required, most transfers were around three hours so this can eat into a day in soom places so book an extra night where you think you may not have enough time but on the whole 2 or 3 nights is plenty to get a good view of all the areas. Local... (more)Julie Dyson
Borneo and Malaysia holiday, trekking orangutans and rainforest
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US $3,349
excluding flights
There are two: seeing a grown male orang utan in the wild, and watching the sun rise from the summit of Mount Kinabalu...fantastic, a real once in a lifetime experience (more)Hannah howard
The first week wasn't really a vacation it was just a hard slog. The 2nd week was great though and the guide Manuel was amazing, he made the vacation as fantastic as it was. (more)caroline stone
This was the first time that I had been on a group vacation and I was very impressed with the Guide, the organisation and the structure of activities during the trip. (more)Deborah McWhinney
Bangkok to Singapore small group tours
From
US $997
excluding flights
Memorable parts? I love Cameron Highlands and the trekking experience Tips? Do some research on the places to visit. When packing, take outfit and shoes for a night out at bars and clubs but also pack some warm clothes and a light waterproof jacket Avoid street food and tap water as you may end up with a bad stomach. This include avoiding fresh fruit and salad that have been washed with tap water. Carry some tablets for loose stool When going out, avoid carrying all your money with... (more)Pratima Bisto
Borneo vacation, Land of the Orang Utan
From
US $1,810
excluding flights
This was our first vacation with this operator and it definitely exceeded our expectations. In large part this was due to the excellent guide Basil Lung. His knowledge and expertise was second to none. (more)Juliet Hately
River cruises at Bilet lodge; watching the proboscis monkeys, long-tailed macaques, elephants, monitor lizards, crocodiles and many different birds was the most memorable part. (more)Janet Preston
Malaysia tour, Coast to Coast
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US $2,050
excluding flights
Memorable parts? We had some amazing experiences. The most memorable part of the vacation was snorkelling and trying scuba diving in the Perenthian Islands off the East coast of Malaysia. Beautiful scenery, welcoming people and a real chance to recharge the batteries and relax! Tips? This tour is rather 'over guided'. We felt a bit limited and restricted by the tight timetable. Not quite what we expected. Local benefits? Rather disappointing - our rep was Australian, not... (more)Kate Hemming
Borneo family volunteering holiday
From
£795
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Elephants crossing the river just ahead of us. Tips? More accurate pre-departure information needed on the correct clothing and footwear for work on the project. We had to buy everything on arrival at the project as the pre-departure information was quite inadequate. Local benefits? YES Overall rating? 10/10. This was a phenomenal experience, not least due to the professionalism, experience and commitment of the APE project staff on the ground. We... (more)Vandna Kalia
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