Borneo – Sabah Adventure

10 days,Kota Kinabalu to Kota Kinabalu

Climb the highest peak in Southeast Asia, photograph Asia's only great ape, spot turtles on Turtle Island, explore the Kinabatangan jungle

Revive your sense of adventure on this jam-packed tour. Hike rainforest trails and summit Mt Kinabalu to watch the sunrise. Our CEOs will provide nature lovers and photographers of all skill levels with an introduction to the highlights of remote Sabah, helping you frame great snapshots of tropical birds and giant flowers. Visit the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and meet these special creatures. And after all the excitement and exercise, there will still be the chance to see baby turtles in their natural habitat. Get off the beaten track and discover the best of Sabah.

What's Included

  • Mt Kinabalu hike, including entrance, climbing permits and guides
  • Sepilok Orangutan Centre entrance
  • Turtle Island visit
  • Kinabatangan River cruise
  • Sandakan POW Memorial Park visit
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners (if climbing), 3 dinners (if not climbing). (Allow USD170-225 for meals not included.)
  • Private van, local bus, speedboat, plane, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 15, avg 12
  • Hotels (5 nts), jungle lodge (2 nts), national park lodges/mountain huts (2 nts, multi-share).
Itinerary Notes

Please note: To confirm your G Adventures tour in Sabah, we require you to sign an Acknowledgement of Risk document due to current travel warnings associated with Turtle Island. This will be sent to you at the time you hold an option. Once it is sent back to our sales team, we can confirm you on your tour.


Day 1Kota Kinabalu

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Kota Kinabalu/Mount Kinabalu(1B)

Travel to Mt Kinabalu. Option to hike trails.

Day 3Mount Kinabalu(1B, 1L, 1D)

Head off to conquer Mount Kinabalu. During the first day's climb to Laban Rata, enjoy a packed lunch on the way. The hike can take from 5-7 hrs. Indulge in a buffet-style dinner then rest up for an early start to summit the mountain in the morning.

Day 4Mount Kinabalu(1B, 1L)

Summit Mt Kinabalu (3-5hrs) and arrive in time for sunrise. Return to Laban Rata for a rest and to HQ for lunch.

Day 5Mount Kinabalu/Sukau(1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel up the Kinabatangan River. Optional nighttime cruise.

Day 6Sukau(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy free time in the area and an afternoon cruise to spot animals along the river.

Day 7Sukau/Sepilok(1B)

Visit Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.

Day 8Sepilok/Turtle Islands(1B, 1L, 1D)

Boat trip and overnight on Selingan (Turtle) Island.

Day 9Turtle Islands/Kota Kinabalu(1B)

Visit Sandakan POW Memorial Park. Opt to visit Sandakan town. Afternoon flight to Kota Kinabalu.

Day 10Kota Kinabalu(1B)

Depart at any time.

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