<    Back To Deals

Three Realms, One Trip

tour detail

Tourist overlooking Taal Volcano crater lake. Image courtesy of Mike Aquino.

What You'll Get

A 9-day/8-night cross-border jaunt that reaches into the hearts of three countries: Brunei, Malaysia (via the state of Sabah) and the Philippines.

Highlights

From Brunei's mangrove forests to Sabah, Malaysia's scenic coasts to the Philippines' colonial buildings, you'll find multiple worlds of wonder in this single trip connecting three great Southeast Asia destinations.

In Brunei, you'll discover an Islamic Kingdom thriving on the banks of a mangrove-lined river. From the capital Bandar Seri Begawan, you'll explore old and new water villages that give way to mangrove channels that harbor a wealth of natural life – among them the elusive proboscis monkey. Further afield, you'll go deep into the rainforest at Ulu Temburong National Park, accessible only by longboat.

In Sabah, eastern Malaysia, the culture of the local peoples will be opened to you, via a visit to the Mari-Mari Cultural Village, where five different ethnic tribes – the  Bajau, Lundayeh, Murut, Rungus and Dusun – display their cultural traditions for visitors.

You'll also embark on a river cruise deep into the Sabah jungle, in search of wildlife such as the proboscis monkey and an endless assortment of birds, monitor lizards, and crocodiles, only ending your day when you see flickering fireflies lighting up the river banks at dusk. The Moyog River that courses through Tagal Tinopikon Park will be your last stop in the island of Borneo before proceeding to the last leg of your trip.

In Manila, capital of the Philippines, you'll visit the walled enclave known as Intramuros and its historic structures: San Agustin Church; Casa Manila; Manila Cathedral; and Fort Santiago. On the flipside, the Makati financial district boasts of millionaires' mansions, towering high-rises, and a surprisingly calm gravesite for World War II soldiers in the American War Memorial. 

Winding up in Tagaytay City, located some 630m above sea level, you can have a laid-back meal while glancing over the calm blue waters of Taal Lake and its dormant volcano in the middle. An optional Taal Trekking Tour can be undertaken for USD 50/pax (inclusive of boat ride and horse ride).

Water taxis coursing through Kampong Ayer, Brunei. Image courtesy of Tourism Brunei.

Hunting at Mari-Mari Cultural Village, Sabah, Malaysia. Image courtesy of Malaysia Tourism.

Book This Tour

Accommodations in Kota Kinabalu, Bandar Seri Begawan and Manila, meals, airport transfers and tours/day passes included in package; international/domestic air fare not included. Rates start at USD 1,340/person (twin/triple) and USD 295 (single supplement); rates valid till 31 December 2017, excluding peak periods. Rates are subject to change without prior notice; prior reservation is requires and subject to room availability.

For complete terms and conditions, among other important details, visit Borneo Trails Tours & Travel Sdn Bhd's official site: www.borneotrails.com, or email: jaime@borneotrails.com.


OTHER TOUR PACKAGES YOU'LL LOVE

View All
Thailand & Laos: Palaces, Temples and Plateaus
tour packages

What You'll Get On this 17-day, 16-night tour, you'll journey through Thailand and Laos and sample from their dive...

VIEW DETAILS
Laos & Viet Nam for the Body & Soul
tour packages

Tour of Laos and Viet Nam that will strengthen your body and nourish your spirit. For a life-altering change in perspective, ...

VIEW DETAILS
Culture, City & Chance
tour packages

Bali, Indonesia's cultural highlights; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's brightly lit streets; and the fortunes to be made at ...

VIEW DETAILS

OTHER MASTERCARD'S PRICELESS EXPERIENCES YOU'LL LOVE

View All
Bo Phut
tour packages

Escape into luxurious tranquility in the tropics.

VIEW DETAILS
Tanjong Jara Resort, Dungun
tour packages

Rate includes breakfast for two (add RM35++ per child per day), WiFi, daily morning Sucimurni exercise, scheduled traditional...

VIEW DETAILS
Bali Food Safari
tour packages

Enjoy a guided mystery culinary adventure across four venues in one spectacular evening of gastronomic delights.

VIEW DETAILS

OTHER AIR AND CAR BOOKINGS YOU'LL LOVE

View All
The Best Way To See Asean
tour packages

Go on an epic Asean journey with AirAsia Asean Pass, a travel pass that allows you to book our base fares at least 14 days or...

VIEW DETAILS
Hertz Car Rental Deals
tour packages

Rent a car for 2 days or more at participating locations in Asia and enjoy up to 15% off

VIEW DETAILS

OTHER HOTEL DEALS YOU'LL LOVE

View All
Star Points Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
tour packages

Star Points Hotel, a brand name that uniquely a VALUABLE choice for its discerning travelers. Located 10 minutes from KLCC an...

VIEW DETAILS
Flamingo Hotel, Penang
tour packages

Sitting along the pristine golden shores of Tanjung Bungah, we are just minutes away from the heart of George Town on one dir...

VIEW DETAILS
Likas Square Apartment Hotel
tour packages

We offer a Luxury of Spaces of Apartment Hotel in Kota Kinabalu, your ideal accomodations for Family, Leisure, MICE. Promotio...

VIEW DETAILS