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Borneo Tours

Ancient rainforests thriving with wildlife, hauntingly beautiful UNESCO-listed caves, traditional longhouses, endangered orangutan species and the highest peak in Malaysia await travellers in the tropical eco-tourism paradise of Borneo. Whether you decide to explore Sarawak in the South or Sabah in the North, both of these states possess an eclectic heritage and varied history, telling a fascinating story set against an impressive backdrop of dense, untamed jungle.

Our Borneo private tours, which can depart any day of the year, take in all the key highlights with local guides for sightseeing along the way. As well as the expert knowledge they impart, they will also organise day-to-day activities, assist with hotel check-ins and offer you tips on where to shop or eat at each port of call.

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Styles of Travel to Borneo
Unique Local Experiences
Discover the local way of life in Borneo

Spend a night in an Iban longhouse and experience how the Iban people live, stay with a local family in village in Taun Gusi and discover the rural way of life, spend a day relaxing on a beautiful island in Tanku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, tuck into a traditional backwoods style picnic, cooked in bamboo and try you hand at making local delicacies at cooking class in Kuching.

Borneo Private Tours

Simply Sarawak

8 days | FROM USD $1,799

Sarawak in Borneo is the naturalists paradise. On this week long visit...

Wild Borneo

15 days | FROM USD $4,399

Natural wonders of the Borneo kind. From Orangutans to hornbills, to a...


8 Days | FROM USD $2,249

Mt Kinabalu, pygmy elephants, orangutans, rainforests and great food....

Borneo tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on 3 recent reviews — See All Borneo Reviews


We had three or four days with each of these men. They were all wonderful, knowledgeable and very helpful with local information and about Sarawak and Sabah in general. They made sure we were safe (I am overweight) and able to negotiate all activities and boat transfers without hassle. I thoroughly enjoyed my holiday and have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone who will listen. ”  

• Sep 2015

Multi-culture is Borneo. I felt safe and relaxed. The guides were knowledgeable and more than happy to share their knowledge as well as answering our questions. The food was always fresh with more than enough food served for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It was a fantastic holiday. ”  

• Sep 2015

The tour was very well planned and went very well. The accommodation was excellent and the excursions were all well organised and very interesting. We found Borneo to be a fascinating country with a huge range of wildlife and plants.

Our guide was very knowledgeable and made the trip even more memorable than we had expected. He was very considerate and funny and helpful. The driver Jeffrey was also very kind and a pleasure to be with. ”  

• May 2015

Highlights of our Borneo Tours

Visit Sarawak in Borneo, a naturalists paradise with a orangutan rehabilitation centre and the UNESCO listed Mulu Caves. Explore Bako National Park and view some of the regions most interesting wildlife in their natural habitat including the larged nosed probiscus monkey and the ground dwelling monitor lizards. Trek to the summit of Mount Kinabalu and enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding area or take a jungle trail in Sabah leading up to the treetop canopy walkways suspended 41 metres above the above the forest floor across giant Mangaris trees.

Take a cooking class in Kuching after enjoying an informative city tour taking in Chinatown, the City Tower and the Malay Stilt Houses. Visit the resident orangutans at Semenggoh Orangutan Centre and watch them come down for feeding.

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Posted on 16 Aug 2015


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