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BORNEO To find out more visit saga.co.uk/rainforest Borneo Rainforest Wildlife Adventure Enjoy this exhilarating tour of a lifetime, travelling into Borneo's rainforests and watching for unique wildlife at close-quarters. 14 nights from £3099^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £71 if not required§ Departing: Oct 5 (£3099), 2019 and May 23 (£3199), 2020. Holiday code: AW12A. Including VIP door-to-door travel service ­ see page 67 12 nights in hotels and 2 in flight · 35 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 12 dinners Excursions and visits... Visit to Kinabalu National Park · Trek in Kinabalu National Park and visit the Canopy Walkway · Evening cruise on the Menanggol River · Two wildlife-spotting cruises on Kinabatangan River · Visit to Gomantong Caves · Visit to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary · Sepilok Orang-utan Centre · Sun Bear Conservation Centre · Rainforest Discovery Centre · Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary · Sandakan sightseeing tour Plus all this... Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Local expert guide Sundowner drink at a memorable location Porterage at all hotels. l l l l NEW Explore the rainforests of Borneo Small group 15 or less ACTIVITY LEVEL See Borneo's Orangutans Cruise through the rainforest Day 1: UK-Kota Kinabalu. Fly overnight to Kota Kinabalu. Day 2: Kota Kinabalu. Stay overnight in Kota Kinabalu, enjoy a welcome dinner. D Day 3: Kinabalu National Park. Journey through the Crocker Ridge to Kinabalu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Centre for Plant Diversity, where you'll stay for three nights. Explore a nature trail and visit a mountain garden. B, L, D Day 4: Kinabalu. Visit the Lowland dipterocarp forest. Take a short trek into the forest to the Canopy Walkway from where you can observe rainforest wildlife. Visit the butterfly garden and follow trails in search of further wildlife. B, L, D Day 5: Kinabalu. Drive to Mesilau and follow a nature trail, offering opportunities for bird-watching and wildlife spotting. B, L, D Day 6: Sukau. Travel the infamous `Sandakan Track' route to Sukau where you'll stay for three nights. Listen for the sounds of animals, birds and insects on an evening rainforest cruise along the Menanggol River, watching for proboscis monkeys. B, L, D Day 7: Sukau. Explore the dense lowland rainforests on an upriver trip, looking out for exotic birds, macaques and Silver Leaf Monkeys. B, L, D Day 8: Sukau. Journey down river today, watching for wildlife which may include crocodiles, civet cats and the proboscis monkey. B, L, D Day 9: Sandakan. Travel to Sandakan where you'll stay for three nights. Pause en-route at the Gomantong Caves where locals collect edible birds' nests. Visit the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary where you can observe these fascinating primates. Perhaps enjoy a mangrove forest walk. B, L, D Day 10: Sandakan. Visit Sepilok Orang Utan Centre and Sun Bear Conservation Centre ­ projects that rescue and rehabilitate animals with the goal of returning them to the wild. B, L, D Day 11: Sandakan.Visit the Rainforest Discovery Centre, situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve. Explore trails and paths in the forest, enjoy birdwatching, see the dipterocarp trees and view the rainforest from the suspension bridge. B, L, D Day 12: Manukan Island. Enjoy a city tour of Sandakan, including the Central Market, Chinese Temple, St Michael's Church, Sim Sim with its stilt houses, and the Australian Prisoner of War Memorial. Fly to Kota Kinabalu, and transfer to Manukan Island for a two-night stay. B, L, D Day 13: Manukan Island. Manukan Island is part of the Marine National Park. Watch for lizards and ground birds such as megapodes, or perhaps visit Gaya Island, home to pangolin and flying squirrels. B, L, D Days 14-15: Manukan Island-Kota Kinabalu-UK. Transfer to Kota Kinabalu for your return overnight flight to the UK, arriving the next day.B Accommodation... Marriott Kota Kinabalu (4*) · Hill Lodge (3*), Kinabalu National Park · Bukit Melapi Lodge (2*), Sukau · Sabah Hotel Sandakan (4*) · Manukan Island Resort (4*). You may be able to extend your holiday in Kuala Lumpur, Brunei or Manukan Island. Please call for details. SAVE an additional £100 on all advertised prices when you book by Feb 28, 2019 ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing and are subject to availability. Flights from Heathrow with the scheduled services of Malaysia Airlines. §A reduction of £71 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellations rights. Single rooms: (supplement per person, per tour): from £399, subject to availability. For the latest prices and offers, visit saga.co.uk/holidays. To book see page 67 and call FREE on 0800 302 9722 or visit saga.co.uk/special-interests19 Please quote SPN34 49