East West understands that each client have different interests and preference. Listed below are tour and package selections that will help you in planning your itinerary. These items are grouped according to the type of experience you have selected.
After breakfast, proceed for 2.8km guided trek into the rainforest with the chance for wildlife encounters and sightings. Don't forget your swimming attire for a dip at the 'Ali Baba Waterfall' at the end of the trail. Enjoy lunch back at the lodge. In the afternoon, enjoy river activities nearby on the Kawag River before returning to the lodge for dinner.
Rise in the morning for an early walk to enjoy the company of nature. After breakfast, trek through the ancient rainforest of Danum Valley and marvel at its rich flora and fauna. After dinner, proceed to Night Walk in search of Borneo's nocturnal animals. Overnight at Danum Valley Field Centre, Danum Valley.
After breakfast, begin trekking through the rainforest for 7.5 km trail to Nepenthes Camp. Have simple refreshment at the camp while relaxing your muscles before we proceed for another 3 km trekking to Takob - Akob Falls and Giluk Falls (2.8km). Swimming and relaxing at the waterfall (subject to time and weather condition) before returning to Nepenthes Camp for overnight stay.
Start the day at Marina Bay where you learn to row a Dragon Boat, in groups of 10. Dragon boating can be both competitive and recreational. To have any measure of success in the sport of dragon boating, everyone needs to be able to work together and trust one another, whether they're a paddler, drummer or steersman. It's the best team bonding activity in Singapore.
Have a scrumptious Lunch at Straits Kitchen in The Grand Hyatt Hotel Singapore.
Free at Leisure.
Dinner at Buffet Town in Raffles City.
Explore Gardens by the Bay at night and be mesmorized by the beautiful lights that dance around during the light show.
For a reprieve from the tropical heat and a taste of the Mediterranean climate, head to the cooled conservatory of one of Singapore's newest attractions - the Flower Dome and Cloud Dome of The Gardens by the Bay. The uniquely designed structures won the World Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival 2012. The vertical gardens are 25 to 50-metres tall and have large canopies that provide shade for visitors. Stand in awe of the amazing Supertrees and admire its intricate and detailed designs despite its gigantic size.
Gardens by the Bay is an integral part of a strategy by the Singapore government to transform Singapore from a "Garden City" to a "City in a Garden". The stated aim is to raise the quality of life by enhancing greenery and flora in the city.
Go on a hike in the great outdoors and enjoy the serenity on offer at the Southern Ridges. Comprising 10 km of green, open spaces that connect Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, HortPark, Kent Ridge Park and Labrador Nature Reserve, these ridges are an alternative for walking enthusiasts, history buffs, shutterbugs, nature lovers, bird watchers and families. It is one of the best spots in Singapore to enjoy panoramic views of the city, harbour and the Southern Islands, the Southern Ridges is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna.
Start ascent at 3 am to reach the summit at 13,435 ft (4,095.2m) in time for the sunrise at 6 am. After photography, return to Park HQ for late high tea and at 1430hrs, transfer back to Kota Kinabalu.
Please bring along your passport, sun block lotion, personal toiletries, hat, good walking/trekking shoes, windbreaker, warm clothing, towel, torchlight, waterproof gloves, raincoat, water bottle, energy food and personal medical kit including headache tablet and Paracetamol for altitude sickness, lip gloss, insect repellent, extra socks, tissue papers and water proof bag for camera.
- Mountain Guide, who is registered under the jurisdiction of Sabah Parks Authority is compulsory for all mountain climbers. Majority of the mountain guide can only converse in basic English language. Licensed English Speaking Guide for mount climbing is available on request at a surcharge and subject to availability.
- It is recommended that all climbers should have themselves medically checked before attempting any mountain climb. If you have a history of suffering from the following ailments, it is highly recommended that you should refrain from climbing: Hypertension, diabetes, palpitation, arthritis, heart disease, severe anemia, peptic ulcers, epileptic fits, obesity (overweight), chronic asthma, muscular cramps, hepatitis (jaundice) or any other disease which may hamper the climber.
- Hot water in most lodges in the Kinabalu Park will require some time from the moment the switch is turned on to the time when hot water is available. There is a waiting time of about 30 minutes before hot water is available. Depending on the water usage, there could be a 15-minute interval for subsequent users. While at Laban Rata, hot water is available from 12pm to 3pm only and room heaters run from 8.30pm to 1am only.
Pick up time: 04:30 ? 05:00 hrs
Spend the day exploring the incredible Similan Islands, a collection of rainforest islands that run north to south, with this speedboat adventure. The day starts very early; you?ll be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Khao Lak for coffee, tea and a morning snack. After a safety briefing, the adventure begins: roughly an hour from departure from the pier, you?ll reach this tropical archipelago, where you may explore all the hidden gems of these uninhabited, protected islands.
From rubber tree forests and stunning coral reefs to the beautiful occasional residence of the Thai Royal Family, the only home on the islands, these islands will keep you busy and in awe the entire day. Be sure to spend some time relaxing on the beach, and enjoy a delicious Thai lunch and snacks during the day.
Though the day will leave you wanting more, you will head back to mainland via speedboat in the late afternoon, with memories of the Similan Islands dancing in your head.
Overnight in Phuket
Explore the spectacular Phang Nga Bay in the most up-close and personal way possible: by canoe! This day-long adventure starts when you are picked up from your Phuket or Khao Lak hotel and brought to the edge of the bay, where you will be assigned a canoe of two adults and one guide. Then, travel by canoe through all the natural wonders of Phang Nga Bay, including tunnels, lagoons and cliff formations, many of which are not accessible to larger boats. Journey to Koh Tapu, an island known as the setting of several scenes in Hollywood?s James Bond: The Man with the Golden Gun. On this island, the limestone rock formation is about 20 meters tall - truly an incredible sight.
After your James Bond Island visit, enjoy a delicious lunch onboard with your crew before cruising to Lawa Island, where you will have the opportunity to paddle yourself, or simply relax and soak up the sand and the sea.
In the late afternoon, your tour will wrap up as you are brought back to your hotel after your day on the bay.
Overnight in Phuket
Pick up time: 08:00 ? 08:30 hrs
A friendly and knowledgeable guide will meet you at your hotel and escort you to the south coast of Koh Samui. From here, board a speedboat and head past the gorgeous ?5 Nest Islands?, where locals collect rare and valuable bird nests used in Chinese soups.
First stop on your journey is Koh Tan, where you will explore a magical underwater world, surrounded by an abundance of fascinating marine life, while snorkeling amongst the colourful coral reefs. Next up is Koh Madsum, a beautiful white sand beach with excellent opportunities for relaxing under the palm trees and swimming in the crystal clear water. Head back to Koh Tan to relax on the beach and enjoy a delicious lunch before returning to your hotel.
If the weather conditions allow stop along the way to admire the breath-taking views from one of the island?s best vantage points.
- See the ?5 Nest Islands?, where locals collect rare and valuable bird nests used in Chinese soups.
- Explore a magical underwater world, snorkeling amongst the colourful coral reefs of Koh Tan.
- Swim in the crystal clear water and relax on the pristine beaches of Koh Madsum.
Don't forget to bring:
Sun lotion, swimming suit, towel, camera, sunglasses, hat
- This program is subject to change depending on the tide, daily weather and sea conditions.
Visit to Muay Thai gyms (options as follows):
? Jun Muay Thai Gym Lamai, authentic Traditional Muay Thai
? Lamai Muay Thai, the oldest and most established traditional Muay Thai Camp on Koh Samui
? Yodyut Muay Thai Gym, located Chengmon beach
*round trip transfers will be arranged
Free at leisure.
This is a tour package that features the highlights of Borneo packed into 13 days of adventure and sightseeing with a mixture of the city, the waters and nature.
Spend 12 days with your loved one travelling around Malaysia. See many exotic animals and the beauty of nature as you visit different rainforests and conservatories. Get the opportunity to snorkel and stay overnight on Lankayan Island before departing home.
Explore Mulu Park and see the natural phenomenon of the Mulu Pinnacles. Trek up Mt Api to view the breathtaking pinnacles. Visit other famous nature attractions of Mulu like the Lang Cave, Deer Cave, Wing Cave and Clearwater Cave.
Explore the cave of Mulu, trek on raised plankwalk to Lang Caves and Deer Caves to witness thousands of bats in their natural habitat during sunset. Take a boat ride down Melinau River to explore Wind Caves and swim in the clearwater River before departing.
Spend 3 days exploring and learning the culture of Sawarak at the Iban Longhouse and Batang Ai. Have dinner with a host family and listen to the stories of the locals. Trek the trails along Jelia River and spot orang utans swinging from branch to branch and other exotic wildlife creatures.
Spend 6 days exploring nature at Danum Rainforest. Get the opportunity to meet the friendly orang utans and the world's smallest bear at the sun bear conservation centre. Cruise down the Kinabatangan River, Kelenanap Ox-bow lake and Menanggol River in search of various wildlife birds and animals.
Trek through different walking trails and take a dip at the Ali Baba Waterfall.
This is a tour package that features the top five iconic wild animals in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. This includes the famous long-nose Proboscis Monkeys, the mysterious Orang Utan, Crocodile, Hornbill and the Pygmy Elephant.
Explore Damun Valley and be surrounded my nature and serenity as you experience pristine ambiance of the rainforest. Visit a waterfall and trek through the Ancient rainforest rich in flora and fauna and search for Borneo's nocturnal animals.
Explore Damun Valley and be surrounded my nature and serenity as you experience pristine ambiance of the rainforest. Trek through the Ancient rainforest rich in flora and fauna and search for Borneo's nocturnal animal and watch the sunrise over the valley on your last morning.