Borneo Cultural Honeymoon
15 Nights, from £2,895pp (based on two people sharing) excl.flights Experience your perfect honeymoon as you discover Borneo’s fascinating cultural traditions, meet its indigenous tribes & wildlife before relaxing on a beach.
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If you're looking for amazing wildlife, luxury jungle lodges, river cruises, rainforests and snorkelling among colourful coral reefs - this unforgettable 16-day adventure honeymoon in Borneo is for you.
Day 1: Departure
Depart UK on an overnight flight to Kuala Lumpur.
Day 2: Arrive Kota Kinabalu, Borneo (B)
A short hop to Kota Kinabalu where you will be met and transferred to the Shangri La Tanjung Aru Resort. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure.
Day 3: Tip of Borneo (B,L,D)
Enjoy your first taste of Borneo as you drive past paddy fields, rustic villages, oil palm plantations and stalls selling handicrafts and street food to Bavanggazo Village. Lunch in a traditional longhouse and learn more about the Rungus people who live there. . Enjoy the beautiful, northern coastline of Simpang Mengayau before returning to the longhouse for dinner and a cultural show.
Day 4: Longhouse – Kota Kinabalu (B,L)
Enjoy a traditional breakfast and lunch with the Longhouse family before returning to Kota Kinabalu.
Day 5: Kota Kinabalu - Danum Valley (B,L,D)
Fly to Lahad Datu to explore the Danum Valley. Check into the Borneo Rainforest Lodge set beside the Danum River in Sabah's largest protected lowland forest. Trek in one of the oldest remaining rainforests in the world and experience an exciting suspension walkway. In the evening take a night drive in search of nocturnal animals.
Day 6: Danum Valley (B,L,D)
Today starts with a guided nature walk - perfect for spotting and photographing wild and birdlife. Trek to the Kadazandusun Burial Site, Colin Cliff and enjoy panoramic views of the Danum Valley. In the afternoon, relax in a natural jacuzzi pool and in the evening enjoy another nocturnal adventure into the jungle.
Day 7: Danum Valley - Kinabatangan (B,L,D)
Embark on a boat trip up the Mananggul River to catch sight of curious Proboscis Monkeys and other wildlife at the riverbank. In the evening explore the river region by torchlight in search of grogs, stick insects, beetles and more.
Day 8: Kinabatangan - Abai (B,L,D)
Check into Abai Jungle Lodge and enjoy lunch with a local families. In the afternoon, head out on a cruise in search of Proboscis Monkeys, birds, reptiles and other wildlife. Join a guided night walk around the lodge’s nature boardwalk in search for insects, birds and other wildlife.
Day 9: Abai - Sepilok (B,L)
Travel up the Kinabatangan River to Sandakan. Explore the markets before lunch in a local restaurant.Visit Sepliok Rehabilitation Centre where rescued orangutans are reintroduced to the wild. Afterwards, visit the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. Found throughout mainland Asia, Sumatra and Borneo, the exact number of Sun Bears in the wild is unknown, but the bears are classified as “vulnerable” and at risk of becoming endangered.
Day 10: Sepilok – Kota Kinabalu – Gaya Island (B)
Fly to Kota Kinabalu, transfer to Gaya Island and check into Gaya Island Resort, a luxury stilted resort perfect for honeymooners. Set in the crystal clear waters of the South China Sea the area is perfect for diving and snorkelling around the nearby reef.
Your honeymoon package at Gaya Island Resort includes:.
- Return boat transfer
- Romantic room decor on the 1st night
- One Bottle of Sparkling Wine
- Special honeymoon dinner
- 60 minute Bamboo Massage
- 60 minute Signature Massage
- 30 minute Foot Reflexology
- 30 minute Refresh Facial
- Usage of all non-motorized Water Sport Equipment
- Government Tax, Service Charge & Terminal Fee
Days 11 - 13: At leisure (B)
Spend three days at leisure making use of the resort's wonderful facilities and soaking in Borneo's beautiful setting.
Day 14: Departure (B)
Boat transfer to the mainland and onward transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Our Price Includes:
- Accommodation based on twin/double room inclusive of tax & service charges
- Private round trip transfer airport/hotel/airport
- Tours as stated with shared transport and guides
- Meals as specified (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Malaysia departure taxes
- Services of Odyssey World’s local agents in Borneo
Our Price Excludes:
- Any meals other than those specified
- Return international flights from the UK & internal flight tickets & airport taxes
- Visas (if required)
- Anything not stated above
- Travel Insurance
- Early check-in/late check-out charges unless otherwise stated
- Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, tips etc.
NOTE: Prices vary according to season. Prices shown are per person based on two adults travelling in low season, sharing a twin/double room. Please ask us for the full itinerary and add-ons.
All itineraries shown can be amended to suit your personal requirements. To find out more, give us a call on 01453 883937 or email firstname.lastname@example.org