The great rainforests of Borneo present a multitude of exciting activities, from the ancient equatorial rainforest in Mulu National Park to the loveable orang-utans in Sabah.

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Borneo Wildlife Discoverer

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Day 1

Kuching

Arrive in Kuching and meet your tour leader and group.

Day 2

Bako National Park

Head to nearby Bako National Park, famous for the proboscis monkey. (B)

Day 3

Mulu National Park

Fly to Mulu National Park. Explore Deer Cave, home to millions of bats and swifts. There is a mass exodus of the bats at dusk which is a truly amazing sight to see. (B)

Day 4

Mulu National Park

Mulu National Park has an incredible array of fauna and flora to explore. Members of the Penan tribe live within the park and are quite an elusive tribe. There is the opportunity to experience the 480 metre Canopy Walkway, the longest tropical canopy walkway in the world. (B)

Day 5

Mulu National Park - Kota Kinabalu

Rise early for the dawn chorus in Mulu. Take a walk along some of the self-guided trails. After lunch fly to Kota Kinabalu, with free time on arrival. (B)

Day 6

Kota Kinabalu

Today is free to enjoy some of the many activities Kota Kinabalu has to offer – snorkelling, diving or simply relaxing. (B)

Day 7

Kinabalu National Park

Travel two hours by road to Kinabalu National Park. Stop en route at Nabalu market where villagers come to sell their produce and handicraft. You will also have a tour of a tea plantation where you will spend the night in a traditional Rungus, bamboo longhouse.

Day 8

Sepilok

The journey to Sepilok is around five hours. Stop at the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary where you will have an up close look at this extraordinary animal. (B)

Day 9

Kinabalu National Park - Sepilok

Visit the world famous Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary. It is the largest orangutan sanctuary in the world and helps to rehabilitate orphans and release captured orang-utans into the wild. There is also the option to visit Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre later on. (B)

Day 10

Sepilok - Danum Valley

Drive to Lahad Datu, then off-road to Danum Valley Conservation Area, home to many rare and endangered species of mammals and birds. Take an afternoon nature trek to try and spot orang-utan and other wildlife. (B)(D)

Day 11

Danum Valley

A full day will be spent exploring the trails, the 300m canopy walkway and waterfalls, whilst searching for wildlife in this remarkable place. There is a chance to see orang-utan, deer, giant flying squirrels, gibbons and more! (B)(L)(D)

Day 12

Kinabatangan River

Take a final early morning nature walk before departing for Kinabatangan River. This area has one of the highest concentrations of orang-utans and proboscis monkeys in Malaysian Borneo, with the chance to see much more. (B)(L)(D)

Day 13

Kinabatangan River

Be up with the animals at dawn for a wildlife cruise, followed by a trek. In the afternoon take another cruise to see what wildlife you can spot, including perhaps a crocodile. (B)(L)(D)

Day 14

Gomantong Caves - Sandakan

Journey to Sandakan by road stopping on the way at the bizarre Gomantong Caves. (B)

Day 15

Sandakan

The trip ends after breakfast. (B)

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*Terms and conditions apply. Bookings must be made and deposited between 24 April and 26 May 2017. Minimum of NZD$330 deposit (or 10% whichever is greater) must apply at time of booking. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount. 10% discount is only applicable to the land only tour price and included in the advertised price. Discount is per person. '10% off sale' must be mentioned at time of booking to apply the discount. Trip departure date must appear on www.exodustravels.com.nz and must be on or before 31 Dec 2017. Discount is not transferable and no cash alternatives are available. Only valid for residents of Australia & New Zealand. Discount is not applicable to Polar trips, private departures, Tanzania, or trips that include Gorilla Permits (Trip codes WYU/WQU)