Malaysia Trips, Borneo Travel Excursions, & Custom Itineraries

Rivers & Jungles of Borneo

Cruising and Walking Through a Malaysian Paradise

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Rivers & Jungles of Borneo

Custom Travel | 13 Days
  • A comprehensive look at Borneo’s sensational biodiversity
  • Meander remote waterways pulsing with insects, birds, and monkeys
  • Thrilling wildlife encounters and UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Stay at a National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World
  • Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of two national parks

“Thrilling natural encounters abound in the lush wilds of Borneo,” exclaims GeoEx travel expert, Tina Liadis, recalling her run-ins with six types of hornbill, a revved-up elephant, and a reticulated python. She’s designed this river-cruising and jungle-walking Malaysia trip to take travelers deep into Borneo’s rain forest, home to a mind-boggling array of flora and fauna. From bustling Kuching, take your first of many boat excursions into the wildlife-teeming bush, then explore caves and verdant rain forest in Gunung Mulu National Park, visit with resident orangutans in Sandakan, cruise the Kinabatangan River sanctuary, and hike in the forested Danum Valley Conservation Area.

Trip Overview

1 – 3

Kuching welcomes you with mosques and Malay villages Boat into Bako National Park to watch for bearded wild pigs and proboscis monkeys.

4 – 6

Revel in the astonishing caves of Gunung Mulu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with wrinkle-lipped bats and thriving orchids Fly to the waterfront town of Kota Kinabalu.

7 – 8

Fly to Sandakan, time with rehabilitated orangutans, wildlife cruises on the Kinabatangan River, and nights at the comfortable Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

9 – 11

More than 350 bird species live in the Danum Valley, and you spot many on your safari outings and waterfall hike.

12 – 13

Fly to Kota Kinabalu after a relaxing morning in the serene Danum Valley Depart for home.


Dates & Prices


Offered March–November


Custom Trip: From $8,750 per person

based on two travelers, double occupancy; please call for individually tailored recommendations and pricing


  • Expertise of GeoEx’s travel specialists
  • Services of GeoEx’s in-house air reservations team
  • All accommodations
  • All ground transportation and airport transfers
  • Sightseeing, events, visits, and entrance fees
  • Most meals
  • Bottled water at included meals and while sightseeing
  • Services of local guides, drivers, and other staff
  • Some gratuities
  • Emergency evacuation services and secondary medical expense insurance

A Journey Built Just For You

Take customization to the next level on a journey fully tailored to you. GeoEx's destination specialists will gladly tailor this existing itinerary—or build one completely from scratch—to suit your style, interests, and time frame. Contact us to see what's possible.

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