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A 2-week+ comprehensive Malaysia and Borneo tour combining the wonderful and varied heritage sites of Peninsula (or West) Malaysia’s historic towns with the exotic flora, fauna and awe-inspiring landscapes of the jungles of Borneo. From the contemporary capital of Kuala Lumpur, with its spectacular mix of old and new and vibrant street life of Chinatown, we’ll travel to the twin,…

Our 8-day, Malaysia World Heritage tour kicks off in the modern-day capital Kuala Lumpur and takes you on to the coast, and the old port town of Melaka (Malacca), before travelling north by local train to historic George Town on the island of Penang. Vibrant Kuala Lumpur, (or just KL to the locals) is in some ways the archetypal Southeast…

Extend your Malaysia tour with a stay at a beach resort on the delightful Malaysian tropical island of Langkawi. Langkawi Island is located off the northwest coast of the peninsula close to Penang as well as southern Thailand and lies in the Andaman Sea at the northern entrance to the Straits of Malacca. Our accommodation recommendation on the isle is…

Malaysia’s wonderful and still beautifully preserved Perhentian Islands lie off the northeast coast within the confines of Terengganu National Marine Park and are easily reached by a 40-minute boat ride from Kota Bharu on the Malay Peninsula. The small islands, with no roads or mechanised transport (apart from boats), have largely unspoilt, mountainous, jungle interiors, and are surrounded by vibrant…

Located in northwest Borneo’s Tunku Abdul Rahman National Marine Park, Manukan Island lies just off the coast from Sabah’s capital, Kota Kinabalu, so perfectly combines tranquil seclusion with ease of access. The small, unspoilt, jungle-clad island is surrounded by some pristine beaches and vibrant coral reefs, and houses just the one accommodation option; Manukan Island Resort.  Our suggestion  – though…

A 3-day, 2-night nature discovery programme in the spectacular Danum Valley Conservation Area, of Malaysia’s eastern Sabah State. This remote valley is home to some of Borneo’s best-preserved and most magnificent lowland tropical jungle reserves and accompanying wildlife populations, as well as conveniently being the site of the delightful and well-appointed Danum Valley Rainforest Lodge. This exciting 3-day extension includes…

Located in World Heritage Mount Kinabalu National Park, the majestic granite peaks of the mountain, one of the highest in Southeast Asia, rise over 4,000 metres through varying climatic and ecological zones from tropical jungle to montane cloud forest. The views on a clear day from the summit are breathtaking, encompassing Kota Kinabalu Town and the South China Sea to the…

Presenting our 9-day Borneo Sabah tour – ‘The Land Below the Wind’. The evocative name for this far-flung Malaysian state is derived from its fortuitously sheltered position just south of the Philippines’ typhoon belt. Sabah covers the northern part of Borneo and contains some of the Island’s most spectacular landscapes and most readily accessible flora and fauna. This varied tour…

Our Malaysia, Borneo tour – ‘Borneo Adventure’ – includes the awe-inspiring landscapes, incredible flora and fauna and lush rainforest of four of the island’s most spectacular national parks as well as introducing you to the fascinating local culture, history and cuisine.  An optional extension to an unspoilt, tropical island in the South China Sea rounds off this exciting 2-week tour….

Experience Malaysia’s vibrant mix of cultures and spectacular scenery; discover its rich, diverse historical heritage and sample some of the most varied cuisine Southeast Asia has to offer, on our 13-day West Malaysia tour, The Malay Peninsula. We’ll explore the capital Kuala Lumpur with its eclectic mix of ultra-modern and British Victorian-period architecture and the fascinating street life of Chinatown…

Explore the stunning scenery, exotic tropical flora and fauna, delicious local cuisine and vibrant mix of cultures on our exciting, award-winning, Malaysia family tour – Coast to Coast. You’ll discover the contrasting mix of old and new in the capital Kuala Lumpur; Penang’s well-preserved and now World Heritage George Town; head into the rarely visited parts of jungle interior of…