Malaysian Borneo and Palawan Adventure | 13 Days

Palawan and Sabah
  • 13 Days
  • Min. 2 persons
  • Group and Private Tour

Experience the best of Sabah Borneo and Palawan on an unforgettable multi-country tour. Begin your adventure in Sabah Malaysia Borneo, where you’ll explore the Kinabatangan River and get up close to an impressive variety of wildlife, including orangutans, proboscis monkeys, crocodiles, and elephants. Next, you’ll continue your journey to Kinabalu Park, home to the world’s richest and most diverse collection of exotic plants.

After exploring Sabah, you’ll fly to Palawan, the “most beautiful island in the world.” Your first stop will be Puerto Princesa, where you’ll marvel at the Underground River, the longest navigable underground river in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, you’ll head to El Nido, known for its beautiful landscapes and pristine islands. Go island hopping in El Nido Bacuit Bay, and discover hidden beaches and pristine lagoons with turquoise waters.

Finally, you’ll explore Coron, another spectacular island in the Philippines that offers breathtaking sights and experiences. You’ll explore the beautiful islands and bays around Coron Bay, and immerse yourself in the local culture and cuisine.

Investing in experiences over material possessions is one of the best ways to find happiness, and this multi-country tour offers an incredible opportunity to create lifelong memories. So, what are you waiting for? Add this adventure to your bucket list today.


Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Sepilok area and check-in. Rest of the day is free for you to explore Sandakan on your own.

Visit Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre for an up-close encounter with orangutans and Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. Then enjoy a 2-day wildlife safari on the Kinabatangan River, staying at Abai Jungle Lodge. See proboscis monkeys and other wildlife on a safari cruise and a night cruise to see fireflies on mangrove trees. (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Embark on a pre-dawn river cruise to Pitas Lake to spot active wildlife. Spend the morning exploring the rainforest or visit the native village for a tree planting project. After lunch, transfer to Sukau and enjoy a safari cruise on Menanggul River. (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

After breakfast, drive for approximately 5 hours to Kinabalu Park, home to the highest mountain in Southeast Asia. Check-in at the lodge in Poring Hot Springs and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. (Breakfast, Dinner)

After breakfast, visit Poring Hot Springs and the Canopy Walkway to observe wildlife and tropical rainforest from the canopy. Head to Kinabalu National Park for a guided walk in the mountain garden to see rare mountain plants and flowers. Transfer to Kota Kinabalu after the tour (2 hrs drive). (breakfast, lunch)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Puerto Princesa via Manila. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and check-in. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city on your own. (breakfast)

Take an early morning trip to the Underground River in Sabang. Explore the cave system and marvel at the unique rock formations. Afterward, take a scenic 5-hour van ride from Sabang to El Nido. (breakfast, lunch)

Embark on an island hopping tour of El Nido's stunning lagoons, beaches, and rock formations. Highlights include the Big Lagoon, Secret Lagoon, Shimizu Island, and Seven Commandos Beach. (breakfast, lunch)

Spend another day exploring Bacuit Bay and visit places such as Secret Beach, Hidden Beach, Matinloc Shrine, Tapiutan Island, and Helicopter Island. Discover unique rock formations and swim in clear waters. (breakfast, lunch)

Transfer to El Nido port/airport and take the Montenegro Fast Craft at 12:00 or Atienza Ferry at 12:30 for the 4-5 hour trip to Coron. Alternatively, book a daily flight with AirSwift online. Arrive at Coron port/airport and transfer to the hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. (breakfast)

Take a full-day motorized bangka boat tour to Coron Island. See Kayangan Lake, Barracuda Lake, and Twin Lagoons surrounded by limestone cliffs. Snorkel at Twin Peaks Reef and Balinsasayaw Coral Garden. Enjoy CYC Beach and Beach 91 before returning to Coron town. (breakfast, lunch)

Go island hopping in Coron and visit the Bulog Dos Island, Ditaytayan Island, and Malcapuya Island. Snorkel at the coral gardens and relax on the white sandy beaches. (breakfast, lunch)

Check-out from the hotel at 12:00 pm and transfer to Coron-Busuanga airport. (breakfast)

Booking notes

SEPILOK = MY Nature Resort, Standard room | ABAI = Abai Jungle Lodge, Standard room | SUKAU = Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge, Standard | KINABALU PARK = Sutera Sanctuary Lodges, Jungle Lodge | KOTA KINABALU = Hyatt Hotel, Standard room

PUERTO PRINCESA = Best Western Plus The Ivywall, Deluxe room | EL NIDO = Huni Lio Resort, Deluxe room | CORON = Two Seasons Coron Bayside Hotel, Standard room

The package includes mid-range accommodations in double/twin rooms for the nights listed in the itinerary, as well as all internal transportation (including airport transfers and hotel pick up/drop off) and ferry tickets. You will also enjoy sightseeing tours and activities as per the itinerary.

Internal flights, Malaysia tourism tax, environmental fees, and snorkeling gear rentals are not included in the tour package and will be shouldered by the guests.

The itinerary can be customized according to your preferences and availability.

The price for this tour is per person and provided as a guideline only. Kindly contact us to request a custom quote based on your room preferences, travel dates, and the number of participants.


Key Features
Customizable Itinerary
Group Discount
Guided Tour
Hotel Included
Photo Opportunities
Snorkeling Opportunities
Trekking Opportunity
Wildlife Watching