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  • Encounter wild orangutans in the jungles of Borneo.
  • Discover shimmering Singapore with a private guide.
  • Stay active with a number of guided rainforest treks.
  • Find paradise with time at leisure in the stunning tropical surroundings of Gaya Island.
  • Range of luxury accommodations and experiential eco-lodges.
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Remarkable cities, Great Apes, and idyllic escapes. Experience first-hand the brilliance of Singapore and Malaysian Borneo, with a balance of shimmering sights, active adventure and restful relaxation.

Shimmering, cutting-edge, and larger than life, begin with a discovery of Singapore with your own private guide. This hypermodern city-state exploded onto the world stage with a post-colonial renaissance ignited by first-rate education, technology and innovation. A cultural melting pot, and with a renowned cityscape, you'll uncover an urban love you never knew you had. From one island to another, head to Malaysian Borneo, where the city sights of Kota Kinabalu will give way to your visit of the world famous Sepilok Rehabilitation Center, observing orphaned orangutans. Then, venture deep into the Danum Valley jungle for an eco-lodge stay where you'll have the rare opportunity to spot these fascinating Great Apes in the wild on numerous guided treks and active excursions. Wrap everything up with an idyllic beach stay on Gaya Island, a perfect island getaway where relaxation is everything.

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Singapore
    Singapore
    • Airport Meet & Greet
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Guide - 22:30-7:30
  • Day 2 Singapore
    Singapore
    • Private Tour - Peranakan Heritage (with Tastings, 4 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    • Afternoon At Leisure
  • Day 3 Singapore
    Singapore
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Cultural Tour - Kampong Glam, Chinatown & Little India (3.5 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Activity - Dinner Reservations & Car Service - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 4 Singapore to Kota Kinabalu
    Singapore to Kota Kinabalu
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Guide - 22:30-7:30
    • Air - Singapore - Kota Kinabalu [2.5 hrs] - Economy
    • Activity - Airport Meet & Greet
    • Private Transfer - Airport (City Hotel) - Vehicle/Guide
    • Private Tour - Kota Kinabalu Night Markets (with Dinner, 3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide (City Hotel)
  • Day 5 Kota Kinabalu
    Kota Kinabalu
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day City Highlights (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide (City Hotel)
  • Day 6 Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan to Sepilok
    Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan to Sepilok
    • Private Transfer - Airport (City Hotel) - Vehicle/Guide
    • Air - Kota Kinabalu - Sandakan [45 mins] - Economy
    • Private Transfer - Airport, via Sepilok Orangutans & Sun Bear Conservation (3.5 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    • Small Group Tour - Night Walk on Sepilok Forest Trails (1 hr) - Guide
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7 Sepilok
    Sepilok
    • Morning At Leisure
    • Private Tour - Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8 Sepilok to Sandakan to Lahad Datu to Danum Valley Nature Reserve
    Sepilok to Sandakan to Lahad Datu to Danum Valley Nature Reserve
    • Private Transfer - Airport, 30 min - Vehicle/Guide
    • Air - Sandakan - Lahad Datu [35 min] - Economy
    • Private Transfer - (2.5 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver
    • Welcome Drink & Check-In
    • Small Group Tour - Nature Trek with Canopy Walkway (2 hrs) - Guide
    • Small Group Tour - Nocturnal Wildlife Spotting (1 hr) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9 Danum Valley Nature Reserve
    Danum Valley Nature Reserve
    • Small Group Tour - Jungle Trek to Coffin Cliff (2 hrs) - Guide
    • Small Group Tour - Wildlife Trekking (1.5 hrs) - Guide
    • Small Group Tour - Evening Wildlife Walk (1 hr) - Guide
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10 Danum Valley Nature Reserve
    Danum Valley Nature Reserve
    • Small Group Tour - Fairy & Serpentine Falls Trek (2 hrs) - Guide
    • Small Group Tour - Segama River Trek (1.5 hrs) - Guide
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11 Danum Valley Nature Reserve to Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu to Gaya Island
    Danum Valley Nature Reserve to Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu to Gaya Island
    • At Leisure
    • Private Transfer - Airport (2.5 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver
    • Air - Lahad Datu - Kota Kinabalu [55 mins] - Economy
    • Private Transfer - Airport-Port - Vehicle/Guide
    • Boat - Kota Kinabalu - Gaya Island [Port, 10 min] - Bungaraya Resort (Private)
  • Day 12 Gaya Island
    Gaya Island
    • Optional Activities at Bungaraya Resort
  • Day 13 Gaya Island
    Gaya Island
    • Bungaraya At Leisure
  • Day 14 Gaya Island to Kota Kinabalu
    Gaya Island to Kota Kinabalu
    • Boat - Gaya Island - Kota Kinabalu [Port, 10 min] - Bungaraya Resort (Private)
    • Private Transfer - Airport-Port - Vehicle/Guide
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Day 1: Singapore

For your added comfort, your guide will be waiting for you outside the customs area with a sign with your name on it and accompany you to your accommodation.

Meet your English speaking guide and driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle.

Accommodation: Raffles (B) (Studio Suite)

Perhaps the world's greatest hotel, Raffles Singapore stands where it has always stood, at the crossroads of civilization and culture, a colonial oasis in the heart of one of the world's most exciting cities. Liveried Sikh doormen usher guests through an ornate wrought-iron portico into a lobby that seems unaltered from the turn of the century. Luxuriate in the history, in the scent of frangipani in the evening, in the Raffles Spa, or order room service from the legendary Raffles butlers. 

Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Singapore
Singapore
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Raffles Singapore
Raffles Singapore

Day 2: Singapore

Start your day off with a visit to the Spice Garden; a veritable trove of Singapore's natural history, with over 100 varieties of plants and trees lining its trails. Located on Fort Canning Hill, the Spice Garden also offers a welcome respite from the tropical heat and panoramic views of Singapore city. Learn about various herbs and spices, such as chili, galangal, lemongrass, turmeric, curry leaves and ginger, used in cooking tangy Peranakan dishes. Next, you’ll travel to Katong and Joo Chiat; bustling enclaves well known for their rich cultural mix, with residents from various communities adding to the cultural fabric of Singapore. See rows of colorful, traditional Peranakan shop houses dating back to the 1920s and 1930s in an area that draws people from around the island for delicious local food. Here, your guide will bring you to various shop houses serving local Peranakan delicacies. Take this opportunity to try several Nonya specialties, such as dumplings, otak otak (grilled fish cake mixed spices) and layered cake at own expenses. Conclude your tour with a full stomach and a transfer back to your hotel.

Relax with the afternoon at leisure. While the shimmering city of Singapore is at your fingertips, often, this is an ideal time to rest and recharge in order to combat jet-lag. 

Accommodation: Raffles (B) (Studio Suite)
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Peranakan Buildings
Peranakan Buildings

Day 3: Singapore

Singapore was once part of British Malaysia for many centuries. It was ruled by the Sultanate of Johor before the British came to the island and set up a port and colony in 1819. After World War II, Singapore became an independent nation and republic. Today Singapore has a diverse population of nearly 5 million people or more which is made up of Chinese, Malays, Indians, Caucasians, Eurasians, and Asians of different origins. Experience the various cultures come alive before your very eyes as you explore each ethnic heritage enclave by turns. At Kampong Glam, admire the quiet majesty of the Sultan’s Mosque with its unmistakable golden dome, explore colorful food eateries, and browse through old-fashioned shops selling batiks, carpets, rattan basket-ware, and exotic perfumes. Travel to the heart of Chinatown and experience the old and the new tradition and modernity in the rows of streets, and traditional shop houses lovingly restored into tempting eateries, teahouses and shops selling Oriental arts, crafts, and souvenirs as well as traditional Chinese medicinal herbs. Little India completes the cultural kaleidoscope with its bustling streets showcasing aromatic and exotic spices, colorful flower-garland shops, vegetable vendors, and busy curry houses.

From Michelin-star awarded street food to elegant fine-dining venues, Singapore has it all. Tonight, discover this buzzing gastronomic scene firsthand. Reservations will be made in advance at the restaurant of your choice, and round-trip transportation in a private vehicle will also be provided. Our Destination Experts top recommendations for fine dining in Singapore include: Gardens by the Bay, Odette, JAAN, Iggy’s, Alma by Juan Amador, Nouri and Buona Terra. Please note: Your meal is not included and will be paid for on location. Reservations are confirmed at the time of booking and are subject to availability.

Accommodation: Raffles (B) (Studio Suite)
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Sultan Mosque
Sultan Mosque
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Fine Dining
Fine Dining

Day 4: Singapore - Kota Kinabalu

Meet your English speaking guide and driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle.

Fly from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. The flight time is approximately 2.5 hours.

For your added comfort, your driver-guide will be waiting for you outside the customs area with a sign with your name on it, and show you to your private vehicle for your onward transfer.

Meet your private driver-guide and vehicle for an airport transfer.

Meet your private driver-guide and set out at dusk, heading to the colorful night markets of Kota Kinabalu where trinkets and souvenirs galore await. Wander the market on a bargain hunt with your guide, taking in the aura of this lively area. Then, watch the city's nightlife unfold before your eyes in its entire glittery splendor, as you climb the stairs for a view over the illuminated city from the vantage point of Signal Hill’s observation deck. After, you'll be treated to a delicious traditional Malaysian dinner, enhanced by an alluring cultural performance of Sabah dances. Afterward, you're free to spend the rest of the evening at your own leisure, painting the town red at any of the city’s popular night spots.

Accommodation: Shangri-La`s Tanjung Aru

Located 10 minutes from Kota Kinabalu International Airport, coral islands and the city center, just 150-minute flight time from Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa is a tranquil retreat offering 492 beautifully appointed mountain and sea view rooms and suites, seven restaurants and bars, and a wealth of enjoyable recreational opportunities for families and leisure travelers. The resort is home to CHI, The Spa, a luxurious private spa experience based on traditional Asian healing philosophies. The spa comprises of 5 single villas, 3 couples' villas and an open Yoga Pavilion, all located on Pulau Bayu, the resort’s private island. It is one of the only two five-star spas in Kota Kinabalu.

Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Kota Kinabalu Sunset
Kota Kinabalu Sunset

Day 5: Kota Kinabalu

Meet your private driver-guide for a half-day tour of Kota Kinabalu's highlights. You'll begin with a scenic drive through the capital, formerly known as Singgahmata, or the place where the eye lingers, spotting interesting landmarks like the stunning glass-and-metal cylinder Wisma Tun Mustapha (former Sabah Foundation Building), the beautifully stylized grounds of the University of Sabah, and the majestic City Mosque, which appears to be floating in a man-made lagoon. Gain some historical and cultural insight into the indigenous population with a visit to the Sabah Musuem, and catch views of the nearby islands from Signal Hill. Conclude with a return drive to your hotel.

Accommodation: Shangri-La`s Tanjung Aru
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  City Mosque
City Mosque
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu

Day 6: Kota Kinabalu - Sandakan - Sepilok

Meet your private driver-guide and vehicle for an airport transfer.

Fly from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan. The flight time is approximately 45 minutes.

Meet your private driver-guide at the airport for a transfer to your lodge in Sepilok. En route, you'll visit a pair of conservation centers dedicated to orangutans, and sun bears. First you'll arrive for a guided visit of the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center, bearing witness to these remarkable creatures, closely related to humans. Learn about the plight of the orangs, and the rehabilitation efforts ongoing at the Center. You'll take a walk along a wooden boardwalk into the rainforest where you'll witness the feeding of the orangutans, and if you're lucky, you may even spot some macaques who live within the protected forest. After, you'll visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Center where you'll get to see the world's smallest bear, and learn about the ongoing conservation efforts. Continue to your lodge for check-in.

Join a small group evening excursion with a specialized nature guide, taking you out into the Sepilok Forest Trails for an hour of adventure, as you look to spot animals and insects active in the rainforest at night. The wildlife you'll see from one night to the next can differ drastically, though one thing is for sure, the rainforest never sleeps.

Accommodation: Sepilok Nature Resort

Hidden amongst a veritable treasure trove of tropical plants, huge trees and spectacular orchids in bloom, the quaint bungalows of the Sepilok Nature Resort are within walking distance of the world-famous Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, precious home of the last wild orangutans of Northern Borneo. Combining rich traditional style with contemporary touches, Sepilok Nature Resort is an ideal base to discover the lively jungles of Sabah. Dining at Sepilok Nature Resort provides feasts for the stomach as well as the eyes, as you dine on western & local fusion with views of the lake and active rainforest as your backdrop. It's not uncommon to spotorangutans or and other wildlife wandering around the grounds between chalets.

Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Spotlighting in the Jungle
Spotlighting in the Jungle
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Young Orangutan
Young Orangutan

Day 7: Sepilok

Spend your morning at leisure, surrounded by the natural setting of Sepilok Nature Resort. Perhaps take to the cozy and eclectic waterside bistro, or instead opt to roam the resort's extensive gardens, offering hours of discovery with an amazing array of tropical plants and grasses, and a collection of more than 150 different Asian orchid species. 

Meet your private driver-guide and embark on a 30 minute drive to the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary where you'll experience the mangrove swamp that is the main habitat of the fascinating proboscis monkey. Endemic to Borneo, these unique primates are highly recognizable and celebrated for their unusually large noses, making them a photographic favorite for many. Within the Sanctuary, you may also be able to spot the silver leaf monkey, macaques, and hornbills, sharing the mangrove swamp with the proboscis monkeys. Return to the resort in the late afternoon.

Accommodation: Sepilok Nature Resort
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Asian Orchid
Asian Orchid
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Proboscis Monkey
Proboscis Monkey

Day 8: Sepilok - Sandakan - Lahad Datu - Danum Valley Nature Reserve

Meet your private driver-guide for a transfer to the airport in Sandakan.

 Board your flight from Sandakan to Lahad Datu. Approximate flight time is 35 minutes.

After your registration and briefing, you'll depart with a private driver on a 2.5 hour transfer to the Borneo Rainforest Lodge in the Danum Valley, the largest largest protected area of lowland dipterocarp rainforest in Sabah, covering 43,800 hectares.

Arrive to a welcome drink, as you check-in and get ready for the excitement that awaits.

This afternoon you'll warm up to the lodge surroundings as you take part in a shared introductory nature trek, as well as a walk along the 980-foot Canopy Walkway, offering up-close observation of the rainforest environment. The Walkway, which at its peak gets to heights of 85 feet from the ground below, is designed and engineered to be ‘tree friendly’ without rigging any of the steel cables directly onto the trees. The spacious and sturdy platforms provide a safe and unobstructed up-close view of the 130-million-year-old virgin jungle’s canopy.

This evening, join a small group outing in an open-top vehicle, with one of the expert nature guides taking you out to spot nocturnal wildlife, as a different side of the jungle comes to life in the dark. 

Accommodation: Borneo Rainforest Lodge

The Borneo Rainforest Lodge is nestled in a magnificent setting alongside the Danum River flowing through Sabah's largest protected Lowland Rainforest - the Danum Valley Conservation Area. With 43,800 hectares of pristine and undisturbed protected rainforest, the Danum Valley is home to a staggering array of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and plants. The Lodge features 30 individual chalets with ceiling fan and en-suite washroom, offering an ambiance that is both intimate and sustainable. The use of recycled wood products and locally sourced materials have been emphasized to ensure minimal waste during construction, while service is provided in a manner that minimizes impact on this pristine environment. Due to the remote locale, all meals are provided in the on-site lodge restaurant.

Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Canopy Walkway
Canopy Walkway
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Nocturnal Wildlife
Nocturnal Wildlife

Day 9: Danum Valley Nature Reserve

Wake up to the calls of the Bornean Gibbons and start your day with a small group trek through the jungle to the ancient Kadazan-Dusun tribe's burial cliff, referred to as Coffin Cliff. Here, old wooden coffins with human skeletons are piled in rock crevices and holes found under a ledge. There's a viewing platform that you'll also climb up for a spectacular view over the surrounding rainforest. Over 320 species of trees can be found in just one hectare of jungle here. The better known species like Kapur, Keruing and Seraya are found in abundance and they can grow up to 150 feet with their huge buttress roots. Orchids, lianas, ferns, shrubs and many others make up the remaining exceptional flora diversity. The fauna is no less impressive, with many rare and endangered animals among its inhabitants. The jungle trail continues down the hill towards a series of steps ending at a natural jacuzzi pool, which is a series of deep water pools cascading to a final big pool below, a perfect place for a refreshing dip to cool off before lunch back at the lodge.  

This afternoon, set out on a guided wildlife trek into the rainforest. Borneo Rainforest Lodge is a true paradise for bird watchers, with more than 275 species of bird recorded so far. Encounters with mouse deer, lizards, butterflies and several species of monkeys are quite common. Keep your eyes peeled for the orangutan or a herd of elephants roaming around in the jungle.

As the jungle under the cloak of darkness is quite different from its daytime buzz, you'll set out as a small group this evening for a guided wildlife walk to maximize sightings of a number of exceptional creatures. 

Accommodation: Borneo Rainforest Lodge
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Malaysian Elephant
Malaysian Elephant
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Optional: Extended Night Drive
Optional: Extended Night Drive

Day 10: Danum Valley Nature Reserve

Join a small group jungle trek to a pair of natural waterfalls, the Fairy Falls and the larger, zig-zagging Serpentine Falls. As always, this trek will give you plenty of opportunities to spot some of the incredible wildlife of the Danum Valley. The pristine rainforest of the Danum Valley is home to more than 340 species of birds, 124 species of mammals, 72 species of reptiles and 56 species of amphibians. Every day offers a new experience and unique sightings.

Trek along the Segama River this afternoon, keeping a lookout for a number of species that take refuge along the riverside. Your group's knowledgeable nature guide will have plenty of insight into where to look, and their trained eyes will help point out a number of creatures that would otherwise likely go unseen. 

Accommodation: Borneo Rainforest Lodge
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Gibbon
Gibbon
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Endless Wildlife
Endless Wildlife

Day 11: Danum Valley Nature Reserve - Lahad Datu - Kota Kinabalu - Gaya Island

Spend the morning at leisure, taking advantage of the lodge facilities before checking out and continuing your journey onward.

Meet your private driver for a transfer to the airport in Lahad Datu.

Fly from Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu. The flight time is approximately 55 minutes.

Meet your private driver-guide for a transfer between the Kota Kinabalu airport and port.

Board a private boat transfer from the Kota Kinabalu port to your resort on Gaya Island.

Accommodation: Bungaraya Island Resort

Bungaraya Island Resort is a luxurious jewel set on a coral reef island just off the coast of Borneo. A secluded island hideaway of timbered villas, the resort is tucked away on a tranquil and hidden bay framed by a crescent-shaped white sand beach on one side, and the centuries-old virgin jungle on the other. Each private villa is rough-hewn and hand-crafted by local tradesmen, terraced into the hillside reflecting the traditional simplicity of the Borneo architectural style, blending seamlessly with the comforts and needs of the most sophisticated and discerning luxury traveler. An assortment of dwellings offer stunning views of the gleaming beachfront, the South China Sea, and the lushly vegetated landscape. Enjoy fine meals at scenic on-site restaurants, or in the comfort and privacy of your own villa. A dedicated hilltop spa, with exotic private spa pavilions, blends the very finest of Traditional Asian and Western treatments which capture restorative powers of indigenous plants and oils.

Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  At Leisure
At Leisure
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Bungaraya Island Resort
Bungaraya Island Resort

Day 12: Gaya Island

A number of optional activities are at your fingertips at Bungaraya Island Resort. Make your stay that much more unforgettable by taking part in any of the exciting complimentary activities offered at the resort, including kayaking, snorkeling, beach volleyball, beach soccer, fitness classes, canopy walk, chopstick class, napkin art and more.

An additional menu of non-complimentary activities ranges from zip-lining, to catamaran sailing lessons, guided snorkeling or kayaking, scuba diving, and more.

Accommodation: Bungaraya Island Resort
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Kayaking
Kayaking

Day 13: Gaya Island

Enjoy a day at leisure at the secluded island hideaway Bungaraya Island Resort, being as active or relaxed as you wish. Like the alluring hibiscus flower that bears its name, Bungaraya astounds at every turn – whether you’re lazing on the beach, relaxing at the hilltop spa, sampling local and international cuisine or savoring a tipple at the renowned underground wine cellar. The day is yours to do with as you wish.

Accommodation: Bungaraya Island Resort
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Bungaraya At Leisure
Bungaraya At Leisure

Day 14: Gaya Island - Kota Kinabalu

A private speedboat will transfer you back to Kota Kinabalu port. 

Meet your private driver-guide for a transfer between the Kota Kinabalu airport and port.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Raffles (B) (Studio Suite): Singapore

Perhaps the world's greatest hotel, Raffles Singapore stands where it has always stood, at the crossroads of civilization and culture, a colonial oasis in the heart of one of the world's most exciting cities. Liveried Sikh doormen usher guests through an ornate wrought-iron portico into a lobby that seems unaltered from the turn of the century. Luxuriate in the history, in the scent of frangipani in the evening, in the Raffles Spa, or order room service from the legendary Raffles butlers. 

Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Raffles Singapore
Raffles Singapore

Shangri-La`s Tanjung Aru : Kota Kinabalu

Located 10 minutes from Kota Kinabalu International Airport, coral islands and the city center, just 150-minute flight time from Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa is a tranquil retreat offering 492 beautifully appointed mountain and sea view rooms and suites, seven restaurants and bars, and a wealth of enjoyable recreational opportunities for families and leisure travelers. The resort is home to CHI, The Spa, a luxurious private spa experience based on traditional Asian healing philosophies. The spa comprises of 5 single villas, 3 couples' villas and an open Yoga Pavilion, all located on Pulau Bayu, the resort’s private island. It is one of the only two five-star spas in Kota Kinabalu.

Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Exterior
Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Exterior
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Fitness Club
Fitness Club

Sepilok Nature Resort: Sepilok

Hidden amongst a veritable treasure trove of tropical plants, huge trees and spectacular orchids in bloom, the quaint bungalows of the Sepilok Nature Resort are within walking distance of the world-famous Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, precious home of the last wild orangutans of Northern Borneo. Combining rich traditional style with contemporary touches, Sepilok Nature Resort is an ideal base to discover the lively jungles of Sabah. Dining at Sepilok Nature Resort provides feasts for the stomach as well as the eyes, as you dine on western & local fusion with views of the lake and active rainforest as your backdrop. It's not uncommon to spotorangutans or and other wildlife wandering around the grounds between chalets.

Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Sepilok Nature Resort
Sepilok Nature Resort

Borneo Rainforest Lodge: Danum Valley Nature Reserve

The Borneo Rainforest Lodge is nestled in a magnificent setting alongside the Danum River flowing through Sabah's largest protected Lowland Rainforest - the Danum Valley Conservation Area. With 43,800 hectares of pristine and undisturbed protected rainforest, the Danum Valley is home to a staggering array of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and plants. The Lodge features 30 individual chalets with ceiling fan and en-suite washroom, offering an ambiance that is both intimate and sustainable. The use of recycled wood products and locally sourced materials have been emphasized to ensure minimal waste during construction, while service is provided in a manner that minimizes impact on this pristine environment. Due to the remote locale, all meals are provided in the on-site lodge restaurant.

Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Borneo Rainforest Lodge
Borneo Rainforest Lodge
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Borneo Rainforest Lodge
Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Bungaraya Island Resort: Gaya Island

Bungaraya Island Resort is a luxurious jewel set on a coral reef island just off the coast of Borneo. A secluded island hideaway of timbered villas, the resort is tucked away on a tranquil and hidden bay framed by a crescent-shaped white sand beach on one side, and the centuries-old virgin jungle on the other. Each private villa is rough-hewn and hand-crafted by local tradesmen, terraced into the hillside reflecting the traditional simplicity of the Borneo architectural style, blending seamlessly with the comforts and needs of the most sophisticated and discerning luxury traveler. An assortment of dwellings offer stunning views of the gleaming beachfront, the South China Sea, and the lushly vegetated landscape. Enjoy fine meals at scenic on-site restaurants, or in the comfort and privacy of your own villa. A dedicated hilltop spa, with exotic private spa pavilions, blends the very finest of Traditional Asian and Western treatments which capture restorative powers of indigenous plants and oils.

Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Bungaraya Island Resort
Bungaraya Island Resort
Singapore & Borneo Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Bungaraya Island Resort
Bungaraya Island Resort

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Tin T — June 22, 2019 — Asia

    The trip was fantastic, well planned, great tour guys. That was a trip of a lifetime and Kensington Tours had done an exceptional well in organizing from the fly to Japan, Hong Kong, Bali & Singapore to the hotels, daily tours with the level of details and places we wouldn't have known where to go. Can't wait for Kensington Tours to organize our 3rd trip in the near future!

  • Ann M — June 20, 2019 — Asia

    Asia Expert Yuki Ng did an amazing job of setting up our trip. She totally understood what we wanted to see and do. My husband, 17-year-old grandson and I spent a week in Seoul in June of 2019. Miriam, also known as CJ, our local guide in Seoul, was fantastic. She was very knowledgeable, friendly and engaging. We totally enjoyed our time with her. We learned so much about the history and culture of Korea and with her expert guidance, we were introduced to many different and delicious Korean foods. Our lunches with her were memorable not only for the variety of restaurants and dishes that we sampled but also for the stimulating and pleasant conversations we shared while eating. She also made several suggestions for things to do in the evening that added to our enjoyment of the city. We were truly fortunate to have Miriam as our guide. Our driver Mr. Jo was also great. He calmly and expertly navigated the congested streets of Seoul and always greeted us with a smile and a pleasant ‘good morning.’ We had not been to Seoul before this trip. We found it to be vibrant, beautiful, and very clean. The people were friendly and helpful. Our accommodations were beyond what we expected. We had a wonderful time in Seoul. We could not have been more pleased.

  • Anne H — May 28, 2019 — Asia

    My trip was a dream come true! From the time I landed in Beijing to the time I landed back to the US, everything was perfect. I traveled alone, but felt very safe and very well taken care of by the guides and drivers I had in the different cities and countries I visited. I learned so much about the culture and heritage of the Chinese, Tibetan and the Nepalese people. It was worth every penny I spend and much more!

  • Jackie M — March 30, 2019 — Asia

    I loved it all. Thanks especially to our guide Abit, in Kathmandu, Norenda, in Pokhara, and Min, in the Annapurna region, for being fabulous people. Thanks again for also referring us to Bahari Lodge in Chitwan National park. By far, that was the best place I've ever stayed in all of my international travels: they always had a surprise in store for us, that was awesome. They let us spend as much time as we wanted with the elephants, no rush, and sent elephants to come and play with us when we merely mentioned that we loved them. A great thank you to our naturalis Krishna at Bahari Lodge in Chitwan. All fantastic people who were great with tourists like us. We also enjoyed Temple Tree Resort very much.

  • Reginald B — April 14, 2019 — Asia

    This was a GREAT tour to Thailand! It exceeded my expectations in many ways (ie. itinerary, flexibility, and customer service). I would recommend this tour and Kensington Tours to family and friends. I will definitely use Kensington Tours for my future travel plans. My destination expert was Ms. Forkan. She expertly tailored my experience to my needs and wants. She filled in all the "unknowns" and ensured a safe, smooth trip/tour. Her professionalism and support was a 10/10. Thank you Ms. Forkan for designing this trip of a lifetime!

  • Ann L — June 05, 2019 — Asia

    Our guides made our whole trip - we will remember them as much as China itself. Jerry immediately put us at ease and made us feel like his best friends - he was sincere and authentic and open. Katy (in Chengdu) had great energy and showed us how people really live. Even though she must see the pandas every other day of her life, she still seemed to genuinely LOVE seeing them. (And, later, when we discovered we'd left valuables in the safe at our hotel, she went WAY above and beyond to take care of things - even after we were already in Shanghai!). Nancy (in Shanghai) was amazing - we truly enjoyed our time with her and she took us to markets and encouraged us to take our time at the places that interested us most. When we'd seen enough temples, our guides communicated with each other to rearrange our tours in coming destinations. We felt like we were on the food tour of China - the meals were wonderful, and it was - really - TOO MUCH FOOD! No part of our day was wasted, but if we wanted to start later or call it a night sooner, plans were easily rearranged. We would absolutely go with Kensington again!

  • Sandra S — February 09, 2019 — Asia

    We had a really interesting trip and your team made it all so easy. Our guides were not only informative, but they took very good care of us. They kept us on schedule with all the city transfers, made the Visa process so quick and introduced us to some of the things they loved about their cities as well as the scheduled sites. There were so many highlights on this trip, but I was especially wowed by the cruise on Ha Long Bay. Our guide in Hanoi went above and beyond on my birthday and arrived to pick us up with some beautiful orchids and a lovely gift. We were very happy with all our accommodations as well.

  • Daryl H. — January 26, 2019 — Asia

    I was pleasantly surprised and pleased with the superb attention to detail in fulfilling my requests and my dreams

  • Laura E. — January 08, 2019 — Asia

    One of the benefits was that the guides were very flexible and suggested and accommodated changes to plans based on the weather and other circumstances. They all said they could do this when working with Kensington because Kensington supported it and empowered them with this flexibility. A big advantage in making the trip perfect!

  • Ajitkumar P. — January 04, 2019 — Asia

    The whole trip was well organized and we have recommended using Kensington to our friends.

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