Borneo Jungle Trek - 2D1N Survival Learning Camp in Kiau


REGION: Kota Kinabalu / Kota Belud
DURATION: 2 Days 1 Night
AVAILABILITY: Everyday (Pre-Book Needed)
PICK UP POINT: Your Hotel in Kota Kinabalu City
PICK UP TIME: 07:30 Hrs
DROP OFF POINT: Your Hotel in Kota Kinabalu City
DROP OFF TIME: 16:30 Hrs
* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.

Tour highlights

  • Jungle Trekking and exploration of Borneo Rainforest
  • Learn basic jungle survival skills from local tribes people
  • Identify wild indigenous medicinal plants as well as edible plants 
  • Make different types of hunt traps
  • Start fire using bamboo and construction of accommodations
  • Incredible views of Mount Kinabalu 
  • Night Jungle Walk
  • Discover a rich diversity of flora and fauna
  • Experience the culture and hospitality of the Kadazandusun

Sample itinerary

Day 1 - Kota Kinabalu/ Kampung Kiau/ Jungle Trek/ Camping

  • Meet at your hotel lobby in Kota Kinabalu and depart to Kampung Kiau (Kiau Village). Pit stop at nabalu town for a photostop. Witness panoramic sight of Mount Kinabalu and enjoy a stroll along local handicraft market. Continue journey to Kampung Kiau, upon arrival, check in to our resthouse. Welcome refreshment will be served followed by a short briefing about the village and jungle activities. Get ready to depart for jungle trekking. It takes about 2 hours to reach the base camp site depending on your speed. Along the way, you will learn about survival skills which include setting animal traps and identifying edible and medicinal plants. After lunch, continue trekking to learn survival skills in jungle. Return back to camp site, freshen up at nearby river or have a shower. Dinner and campfire. Thereafter, proceed for night trail to spot nocturnal animals. 
Meals : Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Outdoor Tent

Day 2 - Kampung Kiau/ Kota Kinabalu

  • After your breakfast, proceed for a short jungle trail. Learn how to make camps out of palm rattan, banana & bamboo trees. Continue to learn how to find food in the wild. After lunch, start trekking out of camp site and back to Kampung Kiau. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way. It is time to say goodbye to your local host as you board our transportation back to Kota Kinabalu & bring unforgettable memories back to your country.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch

  • T-shirt
  • Trekking Pants
  • Comfortable Trekking Shoes/Boots
  • Leech Socks
Meals Meals as Stated
Inclusion Hotel Pickup & Drop off, Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach), Meals as Stated, 01 Night Accommodation in Outdoor Sleeping Tents, Cooking Pots, Stoves & Fuel, Permits & Fees, Local Host, English Speaking Guide & Drinking Water
Exclusion Personal Travel Insurance and Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Warm Jacket
  • Warm Hat
  • Extra socks
  • Change of Clothes
  • Waterproof Backpack
  • Raincoat
  • Torchlight
  • Insect Repellent
  • Person First Aid Kit
  • Personal Medication
  • Walking stick
  • Hand Protection Gloves

Dear Travellers, in light of the RMCO (Recovery Movement Control Order) imposed by Malaysia Government and effective until 31 August 2020, some of the tour attraction locations have been affected.  Please expect some adjustments to the published itinerary.  Amazing Borneo Tours will do our best to work around the limitations and continue to deliver a memorable experience for our valuable guests.

Mandatory Temperature Checking:  

  • Each tourist attraction requires mandatory temperature checking and recording of attendance before entering the premises.  Depending on the number of individuals present, this may require some waiting time.  

Nabalu Market:

  • Most of the local stalls in Nabalu Market are temporarily closed until further notice.  
  • The Nabalu viewing platform has been temporarily closed to visitors until further notice.   
  • You must have a moderate level of fitness for this tour as you are required to be outdoors the entire time and be prepared to trek for up to 2-3 hours
  • The camp is very basic and you must be prepared to rough it out. However your meals will be well-taken care of.
  • You must be prepared to get wet while trekking as you will need to cross a river and hanging bridge.
  • You have to carry your own personal belongings and water.
  • This package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transport vehicle.  Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee.  Please inform us when making the bookings.
  • warm clothing.
  • The itinerary of the tour is subject to changes due to weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels due to traffic conditions, please reconfirm with our staffs. Should the transport be delayed, please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements.
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.
  • At night the jungle temperature can drop to around 12-15°C (54-59°F). Please bring along enough warm clothing.
  • The tour can be done throughout the whole year. That being said, dry season is usually between March to October.
  • Cut your toe nails before the start of this adventure to prevent the nails hitting the front of the shoes during descending as this will cause pain and discomfort.