2 independent reviews for Borneo and Malaysia holiday, trekking orangutans and rainforest

Reviews for Borneo and Malaysia holiday, trekking orangutans and rainforest

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review 23 Sep 2012

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

There are two: seeing a grown male orang utan in the wild, and watching the sun rise from the summit of Mount Kinabalu

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Bring a head torch and lots of insect repellant. Plus an alarm clock!

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Overall we did nothing to harm the environment and also planted some trees. Generally, yes (although there is a lot of flying).

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

fantastic, a real once in a lifetime experience

review 25 Oct 2012

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

See the orangutans , the river crusies wildlife spotting, reaching the top of the mountain.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Pack really warm clothes for the mountain (thermal underwear is a must), make sure you've done some hill walking before you go, be prepared for really basic accomodation, take a sleeping sheet with you.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

yes

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

The first week wasn't really a holiday it was just a hard slog. The 2nd week was great though and the guide Manuel was amazing, he made the holiday as fantastic as it was.

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