Rainforests & Rivers

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Run by: Wildlife Worldwide

Reference number: 2916

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Explore Borneo's spectacular landscapes and forests on this photographic tour and discover a tremendous array of wildlife from the fabled orangutan and the improbable proboscis monkey to hornbills and singing tree frogs.

Accompanied by acclaimed prize-winning photographer Nick Garbutt, you will watch and photograph wildlife and landscapes in Sabah's premier wildlife locations, which offer a window onto nature at its most beautiful and bizarre.

Walk the verdant, tropical rainforest of Kinabalu National Park and visit Sepilok to observe orangutans feeding before travelling the Kinabatangan River with the chance to see Bornean pygmy elephants. The highlight of the tour is undoubtedly Danum Valley, where on day and night walks you will encounter some of Borneo's most exuberant inhabitants. Daily sessions with Nick will enable you to pose questions you've always wanted to ask in situ and hone your photography talents.

You may wish to read Nick's blog from a previous tour.

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart UK
  2. Day 2: Arrive Kota Kinabalu
  3. Days 3-4: Kinabalu Park
  4. Day 5: Sepilok Forest Reserve
  5. Day 6: Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary
  6. Days 7-9: Lower Kinabatangan River
  7. Days 10-11: Middle Kinabatangan River
  8. Day 12: Danum Valley
  9. Days 13-17: Danum Valley photography workshops
  10. Day 18: Transfer to Lahad Datu and depart
  11. Day 19: Arrive UK
  • Available*: Apr to Sep
  • Group size: 10
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £7,195 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £6,295 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Return domestic flights between Kota Kinabalu and Lahad Datu
    • 16 nights hotel/lodge accommodation
    • All meals (except in Kota Kinabalu)
    • All transfers
    • National park and conservation area fees
    • Daily excursions in parks and reserves
    • Local guides
    • Tips
  • Activities available:
    • Boat trip
    • Photography


This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

** If you see this next to a price, a specific price in your currency has not been provided, this is an estimated-only price based on a currency conversion, the price you pay may be different to that shown

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