Our favourite routes through Borneo

We tailor our holidays to suit you and your preferences - you call the shots, and we make it happen.
That said, there are optimal routes - paths which connect a country’s highlights, and itineraries that we’ve tried and tested over decades of travel in Asia.
You’ll find a selection of our favourite journeys below. Each works perfectly ‘out of the box’, but please don’t feel restricted by them, as they can all be adapted to include your preferences or omit the bits you don’t want. After all, it is your holiday!

Borneo Rainforest & Beach

Experience the best of Borneo's rainforest and wildlife, snorkel off the stunningly beautiful Gaya Island, and relax in a luxury beach resort. This leisurely paced itinerary perfectly balances beach and adventure, making it ideal for families and couples alike.

10 days

Visiting: Kota Kinabalu Beach, Sandakan, Sepilok Orang-utan Sanctuary, Danum Valley, Lahad Datu, Gaya Island



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Borneo Holiday: Orang-utans & Ibans

Explore Borneo's unique culture and heritage as well as its indigenous wildlife and flora in this fascinating 13 day itinerary that journeys throughout both Sabah and Sarawak.

13 days

Visiting: Kuching, Semenggok Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Iban Longhouse, Sepilok Orang-utan Sanctuary, Kinabatangan River, Kota Kinabalu Beach



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Simply Sabah

It's not all about the Orang-utan! Borneo boasts an amazing diversity of wildlife and this 10 day itinerary offers the opportunity to view the country's indigenous flora and fauna, before some R&R beach time.

10 days

Visiting: Sandakan, Sepilok Orang-utan Sanctuary, Kinabatangan River, Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Kota Kinabalu Beach



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An Insider's Borneo

If you're looking for adventure and willing to compromise on creature comforts, this trip is for you. Insider’s Borneo travels from the caves of Niah National Park to the heights of Mount Kinabalu, via the remote, unexplored Kelabit Highlands.

12 days

Visiting: Miri, Niah National Park, Kelabit Highlands, Kota Kinabalu, Kinabalu National Park, Gaya Island



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Borneo: Beyond The Ordinary

An exciting and truly off-the-grid holiday that sees you spend time with Sarawak's legendary headhunters and trek deep into the legendary Maliau Basin, before a well-earned rest on the beach near Kota Kinabalu.

14 days

Visiting: Kuching, Iban Longhouse Experience, Kota Kinabalu, Maliau Basin, Kota Kinabalu Beach Resort



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Luxe Borneo

If you’re looking for a holiday that ticks off Borneo’s classic highlights, and you prefer to travel in comfort and style, our Luxe Borneo itinerary is for you! In just under two weeks you’ll take a helicopter ride, journey deep into the rainforest and relax on a picture-postcard beach; staying throughout in the country’s top hotels and lodges.

12 days

Visiting: Kuala Lumpur, Kinabatangan River, Danum Valley, Kota Kinabalu, Pulau Tiga



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Complete Borneo

A monster of a trip, leaving no stone unturned. Borneo is such a diverse country, rewarding those that take the time to explore in a little more depth. Cover all that both Sabah and Sarawak have to offer on our most complete journey through Borneo (hence the name!)

16 days

Visiting: Kuching, Semenggok Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Iban Longhouse, Mulu National Park, Sepilok Orang-utan Sanctuary, Kinabatangan River, Danum Valley, Gaya Island



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Let us do the hard work for you -
and help you plan using our experience.


Our recommended itineraries are designed by our team of Destination Specialists and work perfectly exactly as they are.


We are also happy to tailor the route to your preferences. Just tell us how we can improve the holiday and we’ll create a bespoke itinerary just for you.


The third option is that we start with a blank canvas, working with you to design the perfect trip for you and yours.

Package holidays in Borneo 2019, 2020 - Selective Asia