4D3N Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World)


4 Days 3 Night

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Adult(s) - RM 4,135.00 | 1,008.94  USD
Child - RM 4,135.00 | 1,008.94  USD (age 11 & below)

Minimum pax

2 Pax For Departure


Maliau Basin lives up to its nickname as Sabah's Lost World and is one of Borneo's least-travelled gems.


Day 1
Pick up from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu at 7am for Maliau Basin via Keningau (please pack breakfast because this is not included). Enjoy the scenery of Crocker Range as you climb over the pass to Keningau and at about 11am, arrive at the Shell Maliau Basin Reception and Information Building (Maliau Security Gate), and continue on to Maliau Basin Study Centre (MBSC) for another hour. Upon arrival, stretch your legs, register and enjoy lunch. Check-in and relax before embarking on an introductory walk surrounding the centre. Along the way, learn about the biodiversity of this amazing area and proceed on a longer walk if you wish. Return to centre before dark and enjoy dinner at 7pm. After dinner, go on 4x4 night drive to spot nocturnal wildlife.

Day 2
Wake up early for breakfast at 7am and at 8am, depart for an hour drive to Agathis Camp on 4x4. From here, you will embark on your 9km journey to Ginseng Camp (average duration 5-6hours), stopping for lunch along the way. Expected arrival around 2-3pm, settle in and proceed to Ginseng Falls that is about 15 minutes walk away. Return to camp before dark and enjoy dinner at 7pm. Lights out at 8pm after a long day.

Day 3
Wake up early for breakfast and at 8am, depart to Maliau Falls on a 4.8km hike per way (average duration 2-3hours). Spend the entire afternoon at Maliau Falls, the most famed and undisputed jewel of all the waterfalls in the Maliau Basin – swim, eat lunch and take in the beautiful surroundings. At about 2pm, return to Ginseng Camp on the same trail, arriving back before dark. Relax and enjoy dinner before lights out.

Day 4
Early breakfast at 7am before hiking 9km (average duration 6hours) back to Agathis Camp, enjoying pack lunch along the way. Upon arrival at Agathis Camp at about 1-2pm, hop onto 4x4 for the 1 hour transfer back to the centre before switching vehicle for the remainder of the drive to Kota Kinabalu. Expected arrival in Kota Kinabalu is at about 8pm.


Accommodation in dorm at study center and stretcher hammocks at satellite camps, fullboard meals and snacks, coffee, tea & drinking water, entrance fees, return transfers from Kota Kinabalu, tour guide, and Maliau Basin forest ranger with VHF radio.            


Personal porter (max of 12kg per porter for 100RM per day, additional weights charged at 5kg at 40RM extra, above 6kg 100RM extra) & any items not mentioned in the itinerary.

Terms and Condition

  • All prices quoted are nett per adult & based on min. 2 adults per tour departure. Should you have more than 8 adults per tour & departure, please feel free to contact us for a re-quote.
  • All prices quoted are subject to change without prior notice & peak season surcharge applied.

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