If you dream of seeing the awe-inspiring orangutans in their natural rainforest, this is the itinerary for you. As well as the famous wildlife of Borneo, you can explore Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur and also enjoy the beautiful colonial island of Penang, so you’ll be able to soak up the diverse scenery and colourful cultures of this exotic country.

14 nights,  From £1,180*

Price is a guide for this multi-centre holiday including all your flights, hotels and transfers.

* Prices are only to act as a guide

Itinerary

3 Nights Kuala Lumpur
4 Nights Kuching/Permai
7 Nights Penang


✈ UK-Kuala Lumpur (3 Nights): After your direct flight from your chosen UK airport to Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur (KL), you will have three nights in this relaxed city where you can explore its’ night markets, skyscrapers and temples. Petaling Street is the Chinatown of KL which is always bustling day and night, along with its bargain shopping, it’s the place to enjoy Malaysia’s famous street-food. Visit the giant limestone Batu Caves on the edge of the city and for a bird’s eye view of KL head to the top of the iconic Petronas Twin-Towers.

✈Kuala Lumpur – Borneo (4 Nights): You will then fly to the island of Borneo for four nights where you can either stay in the state capital of Kuching or in the Permai Rainforest. Staying in Kuching means that you can explore the city’s colonial roots, temples and museums. From here you will be able to visit the orangutan sanctuaries and you’ll have the opportunity to see the orangutans that roam freely in the forest. Or if you prefer, you can stay in the heart of the jungle at the Permai Rainforest eco resort. Within the jungle you can enjoy the peace and natural beauty of the rainforest as well as take part in jungle based activities including trekking, kayaking and high ropes courses.

✈ Borneo – Penang (7 Nights): You will then take a flight to Penang, located off the west coast of Malaysia, where you can enjoy a week of wonderful beach relaxation and fun. You can chill out on the beach or the pool and there are plenty of water sports or nature activities to get involved with should you wish. The Island’s capital Georgetown is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is dotted with colonial buildings, temples and mosques that are worth exploring too. The Island is also famed for its excellent local cuisine; head to the Batu Ferringhi beach which comes alive at night with its restaurants and market.

✈Penang- UK: On your last day well transfer you back to the airport for your flight back to the UK.