Borneo, Sun Bears & Orangutans Tour
with Luxury Included Asia Cruising

Enjoy an incredible Borneo Wildlife Sanctuary adventure, with Jungle Lodge stays, River Safaris and Lake Cruising as you journey into the island’s history and culture. Meet local wildlife in sanctuary settings, soak in natural springs and float along rivers for an intimate viewing of the island’s flora and fauna. Afterwards, embark on an unforgettable 12-night luxury Celebrity Solstice cruise in route to the beautiful shores of Vietnam and Thailand. Combined with your cruise, enjoy included drinks, tips & Wi-Fi for the perfect package!


March Temperatures for Borneo

AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE
28°C
  HIGH
TEMPERATURE
30°C
  LOW
TEMPERATURE
23°C
DAILY SUNSHINE
HOURS

8 hrs

     
 


Borneo, Orangutans & Sun Bears Tour

Start Date 15 Feb 25 or 04 Mar 25
End Date 12 March 25 or 27 Mar 25
Duration 24 - 26 Nights
Price From £4499pp
Ship Celebrity Solstice
Highlights   


7nt Borneo Escorted Tour, 12nt Luxury Included Cruise

   


Escorted Tour Highlights
• 7-night escorted tour of Borneo 
• Kota Kinabalu touring
​• Visit Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary and the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre 
• Poring Hot Springs & Kinabalu National Park
• Abai Jungle Lodge stay & river cruise safaris
• Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge stay
• Sukau Oxbow Lake
• Search for Proboscis Monkeys on Menanggul River
• All flights included
• Breakfasts, lunches and most dinners as listed
• 12-night Luxury Celebrity Solstice Cruise including drinks, tips & Wi-Fi
• Book now from just £249pp deposit

15 Feb 2025 FROM £4749PP
04 Mar 2025 Free Balcony Upgrade FROM £4999PP

 


Your itinerary in detail:
 

     

Your 7-night escorted tour:
Upon arrival in Kota Kinabalu airport, be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in.

In the morning, transfer to the Poring Hot Springs, stopping en-route at Nabalu village to taste local fruits and shop for handicrafts. At the springs, observe wildlife on the canopy walkway and soak in one of the soothing, hot mineral springs set in the beautifully landscaped gardens. Afterwards, continue to Kinabalu National Park to explore the beautiful mountain gardens, home to many species of orchids, pitcher plants, birds, insects and butterflies. In the evening, transfer to a local restaurant for traditional Malay dishes. (breakfast, lunch & dinner)

Today, enjoy a half-day tour of Kota Kinabalu. Visit Yayasan Sabah (Sabah Foundation) building, one of the few buildings in the world to utilize a single column structure. Next, head to Phu Thou Se Chinese Temple, the Sabah State Mosque and the Sabah Museum, home to fine exhibits that chronicle Sabah's fascinating historical past and rich cultural heritage. Later, return to your hotel for an evening at leisure. (B, L)

Early morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Sandakan. Upon arrival, head to the Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary where captive orangutans are reintroduced into the wild. Next, proceed to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) where they rescue captured sun bears, provide welfare rehabilitation and educate the public. Afterwards, depart Sepilok and proceed to the boat jetty in Sandakan where you will enjoy an hour boat cruise up the Lower Kinabatangan River. Arrive at Abai Jungle Lodge for lunch and embark on another wildlife cruise. Return to the lodge for dinner, then attend a guided night walk on the lodge’s nature boardwalk (B, L, D)

*Please note: You will need to prepare a small bag for the next three-nights. Your main luggage will be stored at the hotel in Kota Kinabalu.

This morning, embark on another boat trip for wildlife viewing at the nearby Pitas Lake before returning to the lodge for breakfast. Afterwards, cruise upriver to Sukau and check- in to your lodge upon arrival. Enjoy lunch before embarking on a river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Menanggul River for more wildlife viewing. In the evening, return to the lodge for dinner. (B, L, D)

‣ Early morning, enjoy a boat trip at the nearby Ox Bow Lake. Afterwards, return to the lodge for breakfast before departing to the Gomantong Caves in the afternoon. After an exploration of the caves, return to the lodge for dinner. (B, L, D)

‣ After breakfast, depart the lodge and transfer to Sandakan by boat. Upon arrival, enjoy lunch before transferring to the airport for your flight back to Kota Kinabalu. There, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in. (B, L)

‣ After breakfast and check-out this morning, you will be met by an English-speaking assistant and transferred to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

 


Your cruise package (15-02-25, 26 nights):
‣ Fly from the UK to Hong Kong, China (overnight)
‣ Arrive in Hong Kong for your 2-night hotel stay
‣ Enjoy a full day at leisure
‣ Check out of the hotel and make your own way to the Port to Embark Celebrity Solstice for your 12 night luxury Included Cruise
‣ Day at sea
‣ Hanoi, Vietnam (overnight in port)
Hue/Danang (Chan May), Vietnam
‣ Day at sea
‣ Ho Chi Minh (Phu My), Vietnam
‣ Day at sea
‣ Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand (overnight in port)
‣ Ko Samui, Thailand
‣ Day at sea
‣ Disembark Celebrity Solstice in Singapore and make your way to your hotel for your 3-night hotel stay
‣ Enjoy 2 full days at leisure
‣ Check out of the hotel and make your way to the Airport for your flight to Kota to begin your 7-night escorted tour

Your Cruise Package (04-03-25, 24 Nights):
‣ Fly UK to Kota Kinabalu (overnight)
‣ Arrive into Kota Kinabalu to begin your 7-night escorted tour
‣ After breakfast and check-out this morning, you will be met by an English-speaking assistant and transferred to the airport for your onward flight to Hong Kong for your 3 night stay
‣ Enjoy 2 full days at leisure
‣ Check out of the hotel and make your own way to the Port to Embark Celebrity Solstice for your 12 night luxury Included Cruise
‣ Day at sea
‣ Hanoi, Vietnam (overnight in port)
‣ Hue/Danang (Chan May), Vietnam
‣ Day at sea
‣ Ho Chi Minh (Phu My), Vietnam
‣ Day at sea
‣ Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand (Overnight in Port)
‣ Ko Samui, Thailand
‣ Day at sea
‣ Disembark Celebrity Solstice in Singapore and make your way to the Airport for your flight back to the UK Overnight
‣ Book now from just £249pp deposit!