The island of Borneo boasts some of the world’s most bizarre and beautiful wildlife: from gliding mammals and reptiles, fishing cats and bearded pigs, to the almost-human orang-utan. This tour takes you into the rainforest up the Kinabatangan River.
Tabin was declared a wildlife reserve because of the large numbers of wildlife and birds inhabiting its jungle, many of which are endemic and endangered species. The three largest land mammals of Sabah: Asian Elephant, Sumatran Rhino and the “tembadau” or wild buffalo are found within the forests of Tabin. It is no wonder that Tabin is heralded as one of the finest wildlife viewing area in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo.
Exploring Sigriya rock fortress, going eyeball-to-eyeball with the residents of an elephant sanctuary, watching the stilt fishermen in Galle, savouring flavours at a village meal, gaining insight into the national heritage at a tea plantation, relaxing on pristine beaches.
Google the web and you will be surprised to find the little village of Sukau within the lower Kinabatangan flood plain has made a big mark on the world map, owing to the existence of the curious Proboscis Monkeys.
Tabin, the largest wildlife reserve in Malaysia, is twice the size of Singapore and offers towering rainforest trees rather than skyscrapers.
Sandakan’s war history; Sabah’s capital Kota Kinabalu; Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park’s marine reserve; Sepilok Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre; Kinabatangan River wildlife cruise; UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mount Kinabalu National Park With its dense rainforests, tropical coastal islands, mysterious jungle valleys and abundant wildlife, Borneo is a rare place on this planet today. On our adventure, we(…)
Gorilla Trekking • Parc National des Volcans • Kigali’s Genocide Memorial This short journey takes us to Rwanda, deep in the heart of Africa. Our accommodation is located in the Kinigi region, approximately 17km from Musanze town (formerly Ruhengeri). The lodge itself is brand new and is nestled on the scenic lower slopes of the(…)