Semporna was founded soon after the British North Borneo Chartered Company established Sandakan, and initially settled by Chinese traders, most fleeing from Spanish attacks on the Sulu Sultanate.
Popularly known as the 'Living Museum', the Village is a showcase of a kaleidoscope of Sarawak's cultures and traditions. On arrival, you will explore the 7 authentic replicas of ethnic houses. Chinese Farm House, Malay's Stilted House, Melanau Tall House, Penan Hut as well as Longhouse of the Iban, Bidayuh and Orang Ulu.
Overland journey on gravel road to Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge. This is the largest protected area of lowland dipterocarp rainforest in Sabah, covering 43800 hectares. Afternoon Trek: Introduction to the forest through "Nature Trails" and tree top "Canopy Walkway" 300m in length and 26m at the highest point, for a close-up observation of the rainforest
The Mulu Caves Complex contains 4 Show Caves which you can journey into – The Cave of Winds, Clearwater Cave, Deer Cave and Lang Cave. Gunung Api or Pinnacles is of special interest, being the highest limestone mountain in Malaysia, and possessing the Pinnacles, strange limestone spikes, like figures watching the park below, with some standing 45meter (148 feet ) high, climbing and watching sunrise is a dream comes true for climbers.
Upon arrival at Cam Ranh ( CXR ) Airport. Our guide and driver will welcome you and transfer to restaurant for lunch. In the afternoon, visit Stone Church with Western architecture is a favorite destination in Nha Trang, next transfer to visit Long Son Pagoda & Ponagar Tower Temple which is remnanted of the ancient Cham civilization was built in the 8th century,. Continues to visit Tram Huong Tower (also known as the Agarwood Tower) is a major landmark along Nha Trang's famous beach. Dinner and overnight in Nha Trang.
Register at the Semporna Office and grab your snorkeling equipment from our team and get ready to depart to Tatagan. A short visit to Tatagan for taking photos of the Sea Gypsoes. Proceed to Bohey Dulang. You may opt for a hiking guide.
Close to the Indonesian border in the north-eastern corner of Sarawak and dominated by Gunung Murud are the Kelabit Highlands, the highest inhabited area of Borneo. It can only be reached by light aircraft or on foot, not by road or river. Kelabit, Murut, Sabahan, Lun Bawang and Penan are people who live in longhouses at an altitude of 3700ft. wet padi farming is the main source of food, supplemented by hunting and the cultivation of fruit and vegetables for local consumption. In the past salt springs and a fairy rich soil, plus the people’s own industry and ingenuity, made them self-sufficient, needing only iron which was traded for salt and tobacco. Although many people have left the area to work in the towns, enough rice is still grown for home consumption and for sale to other parts of the state.
Step into SIBU and you are stepping into what was once wild frontier that was given to Sir James Brooke as reward for taming the rebellion for the Brunei Sultanate, who ruled the land then. He became the first 'White Rajah' and began his administrative seat from Fort Brooke in Sibu, in 1862. As interesting as its history is its name Sibu which comes from the local fruit 'sibau' - a small, sour and wild-version of the sweet fleshy rambutan.
The Kinabatangan River is the second longest river in Malaysia, with a length of 560 kilometers. Kinabatangan is known for its remarkable wildlife and fascinating habitats. This wonderful journey of wildlife discovery starts from the waters of Sulu Sea cruising through a magnificent scenery of the mangrove forest. You will be cruising down the river in search of primates especially the endemic proboscis monkeys, birds and other wildlife.
Upon arrival Lambir National Park headquarters. than, short walk & crossing a suspension bridge to reach the Latak Waterfall. Relax at one of the shelter then jungle trek to explore the surrounding.
Mataking Island is a Malaysian island located in the Celebes Sea on the state of Sabah. Mataking Island is home to the first ‘Underwater Post Office’ in Malaysia and is connected to Pulau Mataking Kecil (Small Mataking Island) via a narrow sand bank.
Upon arrival Siem Reap airport, meet & greet. You will be transfer to your selected hotel. (Hotel check in time 2pm.) After lunch visit the handicraft center Artisan D’ Angkor. A short stop at Wat Thmei it has a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Next is the War Memorial Monument, it is dedicated to those who sacrificed their lives in the civil war. Visit the small shrine containing two standing Buddhas of the names Preah Ang Chek and Preah Ang Chorm. They are surrounded by stories of power and indestructibility. Dinner at local restaurant, after dinner we will stop at Night Market & Pub Street, enjoy shopping till you drop, transfer to hotel on own arrangement. Overnight in Siem Reap.