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Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours
Borneo Jungle Trek - 4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World) - Amazing Borneo Tours

Travel Period: 01 January 2024 till 31 December 2024

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INTERNATIONAL MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Hostel
Adult Traveller
I have a Group of 2-3 Pax
MYR 9,655
7,240
Hostel
Adult Traveller
I have a Group of 4 Pax & Above
MYR 8,260
6,195
Hostel
Adult Traveller
I am traveling alone
MYR 14,215
10,660

MALAYSIA MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Hostel
Adult Traveller
I have a Group of 2-3 Pax
MYR 8,175
6,130
Hostel
Adult Traveller
I have a Group of 4 Pax & Above
MYR 6,720
5,040
Hostel
Adult Traveller
I am traveling alone
MYR 12,795
9,595
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour (shared guide & vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
  • All rates are inclusive of 0% Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • Pick-ups will be from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu City Centre.

SUPPLEMENTAL CHARGES

  • Unscheduled/Private transfer Kota Kinabalu - MBSC or vice versa: MYR 750 per 4WD per way (1-3 pax)
  • Outstation transfers Tawau/Semporna - MBSC or vice versa: MYR 850 per 4WD per way (1-3 pax)
  • Private Tour Guide: MYR 450 per day (1-8 pax)
  • Private Bird Guide/Specialist: MYR 750 per day (1-8 pax)

CHILD POLICY

  • Children aged 7-11 enjoy a 25% discount on the twin share rate when staying with two paying adults and not using extra mattress. 10% discount on the twin share rate applies when extra mattress is used. 
  • Children 6 years old and below not using extra mattress stay free of charge (FOC).
  • Participants must be at least 12 years old to join a small group trip. Families with children below the age of 12 need to opt for a private guide.

Travel Period: 01 January 2024 till 31 December 2024

SPECIAL PROMO! Book now!

INTERNATIONAL MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Standard Resthouse
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 2-3 Pax
MYR 9,750
7,310
Standard Resthouse
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 4 Pax & Above
MYR 8,470
6,350
Standard Resthouse
Adult Traveller
I am traveling alone
MYR 14,530
10,895

MALAYSIA MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Standard Resthouse
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 2-3 Pax
MYR 8,215
6,160
Standard Resthouse
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 4 Pax & Above
MYR 6,835
5,125
Standard Resthouse
Adult Traveller
I am traveling alone
MYR 13,020
9,765
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour (shared guide & vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
  • All rates are inclusive of 0% Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • Pick-ups will be from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu City Centre.

SUPPLEMENTAL CHARGES

  • Unscheduled/Private transfer Kota Kinabalu - MBSC or vice versa: MYR 750 per 4WD per way (1-3 pax)
  • Outstation transfers Tawau/Semporna - MBSC or vice versa: MYR 850 per 4WD per way (1-3 pax)
  • Private Tour Guide: MYR 450 per day (1-8 pax)
  • Private Bird Guide/Specialist: MYR 750 per day (1-8 pax)

CHILD POLICY

  • Children aged 7-11 enjoy a 25% discount on the twin share rate when staying with two paying adults and not using extra mattress. 10% discount on the twin share rate applies when extra mattress is used. 
  • Children 6 years old and below not using extra mattress stay free of charge (FOC).
  • Participants must be at least 12 years old to join a small group trip. Families with children below the age of 12 need to opt for a private guide.

Travel Period: 01 January 2024 till 31 December 2024

SPECIAL PROMO! Book now!

INTERNATIONAL MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Deluxe Resthouse
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 2-3 Pax
MYR 9,790
7,340
Deluxe Resthouse
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 4 Pax & Above
MYR 8,535
6,400
Deluxe Resthouse
Adult Traveller
I am traveling alone
MYR 14,735
11,050

MALAYSIA MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Deluxe Resthouse
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 2-3 Pax
MYR 8,260
6,195
Deluxe Resthouse
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 4 Pax & Above
MYR 8,535
6,400
Deluxe Resthouse
Adult Traveller
I am traveling alone
MYR 13,110
9,830
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour (shared guide & vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
  • All rates are inclusive of 0% Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • Pick-ups will be from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu City Centre.

SUPPLEMENTAL CHARGES

  • Unscheduled/Private transfer Kota Kinabalu - MBSC or vice versa: MYR 750 per 4WD per way (1-3 pax)
  • Outstation transfers Tawau/Semporna - MBSC or vice versa: MYR 850 per 4WD per way (1-3 pax)
  • Private Tour Guide: MYR 450 per day (1-8 pax)
  • Private Bird Guide/Specialist: MYR 750 per day (1-8 pax)

CHILD POLICY

  • Children aged 7-11 enjoy a 25% discount on the twin share rate when staying with two paying adults and not using extra mattress. 10% discount on the twin share rate applies when extra mattress is used. 
  • Children 6 years old and below not using extra mattress stay free of charge (FOC).
  • Participants must be at least 12 years old to join a small group trip. Families with children below the age of 12 need to opt for a private guide.

Travel Period: 01 January 2024 till 31 December 2024

SPECIAL PROMO! Book now!

INTERNATIONAL MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Chalet - Deluxe Room
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 2-3 Pax
MYR 9,935
7,450
Chalet - Deluxe Room
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 4 Pax & Above
MYR 8,750
6,560
Chalet - Deluxe Room
Adult Traveller
I am traveling alone
MYR 15,000
11,250

MALAYSIA MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Chalet - Deluxe Room
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 2-3 Pax
MYR 8,435
6,325
Chalet - Deluxe Room
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 4 Pax & Above
MYR 8,750
6,560
Chalet - Deluxe Room
Adult Traveller
I am traveling alone
MYR 13,420
10,065
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour (shared guide & vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
  • All rates are inclusive of 0% Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • Pick-ups will be from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu City Centre.

SUPPLEMENTAL CHARGES

  • Unscheduled/Private transfer Kota Kinabalu - MBSC or vice versa: MYR 750 per 4WD per way (1-3 pax)
  • Outstation transfers Tawau/Semporna - MBSC or vice versa: MYR 850 per 4WD per way (1-3 pax)
  • Private Tour Guide: MYR 450 per day (1-8 pax)
  • Private Bird Guide/Specialist: MYR 750 per day (1-8 pax)

CHILD POLICY

  • Children aged 7-11 enjoy a 25% discount on the twin share rate when staying with two paying adults and not using extra mattress. 10% discount on the twin share rate applies when extra mattress is used. 
  • Children 6 years old and below not using extra mattress stay free of charge (FOC).
  • Participants must be at least 12 years old to join a small group trip. Families with children below the age of 12 need to opt for a private guide.

Travel Period: 01 January 2024 till 31 December 2024

SPECIAL PROMO! Book now!

INTERNATIONAL MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Chalet - Master Room
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 2-3 Pax
MYR 10,080
7,560
Chalet - Master Room
Adult Traveller
I am traveling alone
MYR 15,370
11,525

MALAYSIA MARKET

Categories Price Per Person
Chalet - Master Room
Adult Traveller
Twin / Triple Share
I have a Group of 2-3 Pax
MYR 8,550
6,410
Chalet - Master Room
Adult Traveller
I am traveling alone
MYR 13,655
10,240
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour (shared guide & vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
  • All rates are inclusive of 0% Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • Pick-ups will be from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu City Centre.

SUPPLEMENTAL CHARGES

  • Unscheduled/Private transfer Kota Kinabalu - MBSC or vice versa: MYR 750 per 4WD per way (1-3 pax)
  • Outstation transfers Tawau/Semporna - MBSC or vice versa: MYR 850 per 4WD per way (1-3 pax)
  • Private Tour Guide: MYR 450 per day (1-8 pax)
  • Private Bird Guide/Specialist: MYR 750 per day (1-8 pax)

CHILD POLICY

  • Children aged 7-11 enjoy a 25% discount on the twin share rate when staying with two paying adults and not using extra mattress. 10% discount on the twin share rate applies when extra mattress is used. 
  • Children 6 years old and below not using extra mattress stay free of charge (FOC).
  • Participants must be at least 12 years old to join a small group trip. Families with children below the age of 12 need to opt for a private guide.

Tour highlights

  • Jungle Trekking and exploration of Sabah's Lost World Maliau Basin
  • Discover untouched rainforest and changing forest vegetation bounded by escarpment reaching over 1,675M above sea level
  • Breathtaking views of Maliau rainforest in the morning
  • Visit spectacular 7-tiered Maliau Waterfalls
  • Experience Amazing Wildlife and Bird Watching
  • Jungle Night Drive or Night Walk

About Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World)

Crave for an experience of an adventure jungle trekking with the natural beauty and astounding scenery of Borneo’s last great wilderness, is Sabah’s Lost World Maliau Basin.  This awe-inspiring biological wonderland is arduous to reach, and well suited for those who do not mind being away from the city comforts and are adequately fit.

What is so astounding about Maliau is its absolutely untouched rainforest that grows within the Basin areas with its forest vegetation changes composition with altitude, Maliau Basin bounded by escarpment reaching over 1, 675 Meters above sea level where stands an utterly different health forest structure altogether.

It is a haven to experience Maliau Basin, trekkers with keen interest in bird watching easily lost track of time with the numbers of birds sighting it has to offer. Then there is for those who take keen in nature photography, the magnificent beauty of Maliau Fall is the highlight that also offers refreshing cool swim after a tired day trek.

Be astonished with the chance of seeing the diversity of mammal here, where gibbons’ call filled up the early morning and there the Red Leaf monkeys high above the canopy they are small but easily spotted for its reddish-orange color. Another fascinating mammal to look out for is the flying lemur. This peculiar mammal is an arboreal climber and glider with webbed feet and claws.

Presently Maliau Basin tour involves a five-day round trek from the nearest road access. It is an all camping jungle trekking expedition, with a low-impact adventure and wildlife tourism concepts. Maliau Basin awaits those adventurous at heart to experience her enthralling wonders and be lost in its natures splendor.

DID YOU KNOW?
Maliau Basin is not a crater or an extinct volcano; it is an uplifted plateau which has eroded in the middle giving it its saucer-like shape.

There is only one river draining out of the whole Basin - the Maliau River!

Because of its unique geological formation of sandstone & mudstone, Maliau is thought to have the highest number of waterfalls anywhere in Malaysia!

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Kota Kinabalu/ Keningau / Maliau Basin Studies Centre (MBSC)

  • 0700hrs: Meet and pick up from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu. Depart for a 2-hour drive to the small town of Keningau, passing by the scenic mountainous view of Crocker Range. 
  • 0900hrs: Arrive at Keningau Town. Visit a local coffee shop for a coffee break or do some last-minute shopping. 
  • 1000hrs: Continue the journey to Sabah’s Lost World, Maliau Basin Conservation Area. 
  • 1400hrs: Arrive at the Shell Maliau Reception (SMBRIB) for lunch. Visit the Information Gallery for an overall view and understanding of the Maliau Basin, Sabah’s Lost World. 
  • 1430hrs: Proceed to the Maliau Basin Studies Centre (MBSC). Pygmy elephants and wild cattle (banteng) are frequently seen in this area. 
  • 1530hrs: Upon arrival, registration and check-in to the accommodation. Freshen up. Free and easy at your own leisure until dinner time.
  • 1900hrs: Dinner at MBSC, followed by a video presentation on introduction to Maliau Basin.
  • 2000hrs: If the weather permits, enjoy a night drive (subject to availability) or night walk in search of nocturnal wildlife, where you can see animals, such as wild boar, sambar deer, and civet.
  • 2130hrs: Return back to MBSC for a good night's rest.

Lunch / Dinner Maliau Basin Studies Centre (MBSC)

Day 2

MBSC / Agathis Camp / Ginseng Camp / Ginseng Falls / Ginseng Camp

  • 0630hrs: Breakfast and pack up. Collect packed lunch. 
  • 0800hrs: Depart for Agathis Camp (1.5 hours drive), nestled in hill mixed dipterocarp forest. Agathis Camp is 8.82 kilometres away from Maliau Basin Studies Centre and located at the southernmost edge of Maliau Basin Conservation Area, about 20 kilometres north of the Security Gate and 500 meters above sea level. Upon arrival, you may leave your main luggage at Agathis Camp's storeroom and bring only the necessary.
  • 0930hrs: Let the adventure begins! From Agathis Camp, trek through the rainforest for 9 kilometres to reach Ginseng Camp. Along the way, make sure to keep a lookout for the northern grey Bornean gibbons and redleaf monkeys. We will be stopping halfway to have our packed lunch.
  • 1430hrs: Arrival at Ginseng Camp. Constructed in 2005 near the impressive 27-meter-high Ginseng Falls, this camp can accommodate up to 20 visitors and has hammock-style beds and toilets cum showers.
  • 1530hrs: Depart for Ginseng Falls, which is 200 metres away from Ginseng Camp 
  • 1600hrs: Arrive at Ginseng Falls.
  • 1700hrs: Head back to Ginseng Camp from Ginseng Falls.
  • 1900hrs: Dinner and overnight.

Breakfast / Packed-lunch / Dinner Ginseng Camp

Day 3

Ginseng Camp / Maliau Falls / Ginseng Camp

  • 0700hrs: Wake up and enjoy breakfast. 
  • 0800hrs: Pack up your stuff and collect the packed lunch. Trek 4.8 kilometres along the lowland dipterocarp forests to Maliau Waterfalls.
  • 1200hrs: Expected to arrive at Maliau Waterfalls. The awesome Maliau Waterfalls are the most famed and undisputed jewel in the crown of Maliau Basin. Maliau Waterfalls are a spectacular seven-tiered waterfall cascading over and over into Maliau River, with the highest fall reaching a magnificent height of 28 metres. Stop for lunch and rest.
  • 1400hrs: Depart Maliau Waterfalls and return to Ginseng Camp via the same trail. 
  • 1700hrs: Expected arrival at Ginseng Camp.
  • 1900hrs: Dinner & overnight at Ginseng Camp.

Breakfast / Packed-lunch / Dinner Ginseng Camp

Day 4

Ginseng Camp / Agathis Camp/ Kota Kinabalu

  • 0700hrs: Breakfast and pack up.
  • 0830hrs: Depart Ginseng Camp. Enjoy your packed lunch along the way.
  • 1330hrs: Estimated arrival at Agates Camp. Begin your journey back to Kota Kinabalu upon arrival.  
  • 1900hrs: Estimated arrival at Kota Kinabalu and onward transfer to your hotel.

Breakfast / Packed-lunch

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Meals 03 Breakfast, 01 Lunch, 03 Packed-Lunch & 03 Dinner
Includes Hotel Pickup & Drop off, Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach), Meals as Stated, 03 Nights Accommodation, Permits & Conservation Fees, User Fees (Campsite), VHF Radio Rental, Forest Ranger cum Radioman, English Speaking Guide
Accommodation Day 1: MBSC (Hostel - Bunk Bed) 
Day 2: Ginseng Camp (Hostel - Bunk Bed)
Day 3: Ginseng Camp (Hostel - Bunk Bed)
Excludes Porters (to carry personal belongings), Camera and Video fees, Personal Expenses, Any Items Not Mentioned

Personal Porter Service
Porter services can be engaged at guest's own personal account and to be settled in cash on the spot to the porter. Advance booking (1 week before trip) is recommended and subject to availability of porter. Personal Porter will assist guests and provide general help around the camp.

- Maximum of 12kg = MYR 100 Per Day Per Porter.
- Additional 5kg = MYR 40 Per Day Per Porter.
- Additional 6-10kg = MYR 100 Per Day Per Porter.
  • Quick Dry T-shirt
  • Trekking Pants
  • Comfortable Trekking Shoes/Boots
  • Leech Socks
  • Extra socks
  • Change of Clothes
  • Waterproof Backpack
  • Raincoat
  • Head Torch
  • Trekking Pole
  • Insect Repellent
  • Water Purification Tablets
  • Person First Aid Kit
  • Personal Medication
  • Personal Toiletries (Non-Fragrance)
  • Porter Fees
  • Water Bottle
  • Sleeping Bag
  • All guests MUST provide the following information to us upon registration.
    i.    Full Name (as in passport)
    ii.   Gender
    iii.  Date of Birth
    iv.  Passport / IC No
    v.   Nationality
    vi.  Address

  • This tour is not recommended for children under 12 years old as it is much physical demanding during the tour.
  • All guests MUST purchase Personal Travel Insurance that covers emergency helicopter evacuation and submit to us a copy of the policy.
  • Guest MUST submit to us a latest fitness certificate confirmed by physician or doctor.
  • Special permission is needed and separate charges are levied for professional photography or filming.
  • Guest is to be accompanied by guide at all times and not allowed to wander on their own.

You Also Need to know:

  • You must have a very good level of fitness for this tour as you are required to be outdoors the entire time and be prepared to trek for up to 7-8 hours at each time.
  • The camp is very basic and you must be prepared to rough it out. However your meals will be well-taken care of.
  • 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.
  • The itinerary of the tour is subject to changes due to weather conditions, health & fitness 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.
  • The tour can be done throughout the whole year. That being said, dry season is usually between March to October.
  • This trek is not suitable for the faint-hearted as there are four vertical ladders to traverse.
  • Humidity is high in the jungle, hence you must drink enough water to prevent dehydration throughout the trekking.

Why Travel With Amazing Borneo

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