Malaysia & Borneo

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Our Malaysia & Borneo Expert

Countries with such a diverse range of activities makes them all the more exciting to explore and for me to put together tailor- made itineraries specific to each client.

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Why we love Malaysia & Borneo

The latest insight from our time spent exploring Malaysia & Borneo


Malaysia’s an extraordinarily diverse country with its eye-grabbing landscapes, misty highlands, dense rainforests, wildlife, beaches and modern cities. Explore the hidden world of Mount Kinabalu, it is not all about reaching the top. The faunas and orchids are the perfect excuses to stop and smell the flowers.See the firefly displays which are so immense they will put the night's sky to shame.


Delve into the Jungle for wildlife experiences on the Kinabatangan River. Borneo Rainforest Lodge is located in a magnificent setting beside the Danum River, in Sabah’s largest protected area of lowland dipterocarp forest. Enjoy guided nature walks with experienced naturalists through undisturbed riverine and lowland dipterocarp forest. There are numerous opportunities to see a compendium of exciting creatures such as proboscis monkeys, orang-utans, silver leaf monkeys, pygmy elephants and an assortment of special bird species.


Malaysia’s Borneo is renowned for its beaches. With very few hotels to choose from, it's a very refreshing place to go on holiday. Langkawi, being one of them, consists of an archipelago of ninety-nine islands in the north-west corner of Peninsula Malaysia on the Thai-Malaysian sea border. You can enjoy the beach, surrounded by lush green vegetation and impressive limestone formations out to sea.


For the adventurers, there are some very impressive treks to embark on. Hike up climb Mount Kinabalu, to the summit of South East Asia’s Highest Peak. You might also head to Mulu for some lighter trekking and also to explore multiple caves, experience the bat precession, swim in waterfalls, picnic in shady spots outside the caves and experience true village life.

Malaysia & Borneo Highlights

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

KL is the federal capital and the largest city in Malaysia



The islands are a part of the state of Kedah, which is adjacent to the Thai border.



Penang is an island-state off the northwestern coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It comprises two halves - Penang Island, where the capital city of George Town is located, and a strip of mainland Peninsula named Seberang Perai (formerly Province Wellesley).

Tioman Island

Tioman Island

The densely forested island is still sparsely inhabited. Also it is surrounded by numerous white coral reefs, making it a haven for scuba divers from around the region.

How to Explore Malaysia & Borneo

These itineraries cover routes and places that are particularly popular with our guests and are designed to inspire. Every single trip we create is tailor-made and highly personalised to meet your specific requirements.

Family Rainforest and beach

Family Rainforest and beach

  • One need's to book well in advance for Borneo. Lodges are intimate and remote. Experience incredible diversity, jaw-dropping landscapes, memorable wildlife and cultural interactions with locals.
  • A 9-night stay, including a driver and private boat safaris and treks throughout, to include domestic flights from £3,400 per person.
  • Sepilok Nature Reserve, Abai Jungle Lodge, Borneo Rainforest Lodge and Shangri La Rasa Ria
Borneo's Adventurers

Borneo's Adventurers

  • Enjoy a thrilling climb up Mount Kinabalu. Absorb the noises of the rainforest and unravel and experience unique wildlife experiences and boutique lodging throughout.
  • A 10-night stay, privately guided boat trips and treks, staying in authentic accommodation from £5,500 per person, inclusive of domestic flights, fully inclusive activities and meals.
  • Mount Kinabalu, Kinabatangan River and Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
Malaysian City and Beaches

Malaysian City and Beaches

  • Explore the enticing city of Kuala Lumpur before heading to one of Malaysia's pristine beaches in Langkawi, surrounded by jungle and wildlife.
  • From £3,500 for 8 nights including transfers, flights and accommodation.
  • Kuala Lumpur & Langkawi
Malaysia & Borneo's scenery extravaganza

Malaysia & Borneo's scenery extravaganza

  • From Kuala Lumpur, head to the Cameron Highlands and hit the summit of Gunung Brinchang for sunrise. Explore the caves hidden in Borneo's dense rainforest of Mulu and wind down on beaches - unspoilt on Gaya Islands.
  • From £3,500 per person inclusive of guiding, domestic flights and accommodation.
  • Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands, Mulu and Gaya Island
Romance in Malaysia

Romance in Malaysia

  • Delve into Malaysia's Capital with its exquisite restaurants, tropical gardens and Petranos Towers
  • From 9 nights at £3,750 per person inclusive of flights, transfers and accommodation.
  • Kuala Lumpur and Tioman Islands
Sarawak's highlights

Sarawak's highlights

  • Start your adventure in Kuching, life on the river and in the jungle, visit Semenggoh Orangutan Sanctuary. Travel across Batang Lake and live life like a local in an Iban Longhouse.
  • From 7 nights from 3,400 per person inclusive of flights, transfers and accommodation
  • Kuching, Batang Ai a local Iban Longhouse adventure

Where To Stay in Malaysia & Borneo

Explore some of our highly recommended lodges within our Malaysia & Borneo Collection.

Four Seasons Resort

Four Seasons Resort

Langkawi Island
Villa Samadhi

Villa Samadhi

Kuala Lumpur
Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Lahad Datu
Bunga Raya

Bunga Raya

Gaya Island
The Datai

The Datai

Langkawi Island


Tioman Island

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How we create your itinerary


1 Whatever planning stage you are at, contact us and tell us about your trip


2 We will then create a bespoke itinerary based on your specific requirements


3 We will then refine your itinerary until you are bursting with excitement about it


4 Travel with us safe in the knowledge you are fully supported and financially protected

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Every one of our team has a huge passion for travel and spend at least six weeks each year visiting our lodges, meeting new managers and guides, ensuring our high standards are met and maintained.

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Unlike other tour operators, we do not charge you a premium for our services and as such, our prices are often better than booking direct because we can negotiate deals with our long standing relationships.

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Our operations team are on call 24 hours a day to support you while you are travelling and to ensure that if something does go wrong, you are never left in the lurch. We are here to help so you can relax throughout your holiday. 

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We do not have any 'off the shelf itineraries'. Instead, we begin your booking with a blank piece of paper, to ensure that we only propose lodges that will fit your specific requirements and guides who will suit your personality.

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We are proud of our unrivalled network of guides on the ground who will turn your trips from a memorable one into a spectacular experience.

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Every single lodge that we propose to you has been recently visited by one of our team and meets the high standards that we set. Surprisingly, this is a rarity within the industry.

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We are a certified member of the Travel Trust Association (Q1588a), guaranteeing you 100% financial protection for every aspect of your trip.

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