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Asia Escape Asia Escape Holidays has been responsible for creating tens of thousands of amazing holidays for Australian travellers to Asia, and we are just as passionate about travel now as we were when we commenced business more than ten years ago. The key to the success of Asia Escape Holidays has always been our people. Combining the professional expertise of a team that love to travel regularly to the Asian region, with just the right people who pride themselves on providing outstanding service to our clients. We aim to deliver many of the same service ideals that has made Asia so popular with Australian travellers, friendly service, helpful advice and the warmth of a team that cares. The Asia Escape Holidays experience offers you a personal boutique style service partnered with a world class product. As we are the Asia specialist we have negotiated the most competitive pricing available on package holidays to Asia and that means excellent savings for our clients. Our well founded, close relationships with our hotel partners and suppliers in Asia also ensures that our clients are taken special care of as ‘friends of Asia Escape Holidays’. Our dedicated product team is constantly discovering new and exciting accommodation and tour options throughout Asia to bring you the very best in product range with an abundance of choice. Whether it be relaxation, adventure, luxury, spectacular sights, incredible cuisine, or bargain shopping you are looking for we can tailor a holiday to suit your needs. We encourage you to embrace all that Asia has to offer, immerse yourself in the culture, the scenery and the people and you will truly be rewarded. Experience all that Asia has to offer today with Asia Escape Holidays – The whole package in travel.

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Welcome to Malaysia

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VIETNAM

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Hong Kong Macau

Chiang Mai Danang Hoi An

THAILAND Bangkok

CAMBODIA Siem Reap

Pattaya

Phnom Penh

Hua Hin

VIETNAM

Nha Trang Dalat Phan Thiet Ho Chi Min City (Saigon)

Mekong Delta (My Tho)

Koh Samui Krabi Phuket Phi Phi

South China Sea Langkawi

Kota Kinabalu

BRUNEI

Bandar Seri Begawan

MALAYSIA

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Penang Kuala Lumpur Kuching

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SINGAPORE Sumatra

Indian Ocean

Jakarta Flying time: Perth to Kuala Lumpur approximately 5 hours Perth to Brunei approximately 5 hours

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Welcome to Malaysia

Welcome to Malaysia... Malaysia is a country of great diversity from its modern skyscrapers and buzzing city vibe of Kuala Lumpur to the relaxed atmosphere and beautiful beaches of the resort island of Langkawi and the simply awe inspiring natural beauty of South East Asia’s highest mountain, Mt Kinabalu. Malaysia has appealed to nature lovers and beach lovers the world over for generations. For a fantastic holiday, come and experience unique cultures, beautiful scenery and all the natural wonders that Malaysia has to offer.

Travel in style with our airline partners... For your next Malaysian holiday, Malaysia Airlines invites you to experience true Malaysian Hospitality. Malaysia Airlines is the fourth largest foreign carrier in Australia operating 48 flights per week departing from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth with convenient onward connections to more than 100 destinations across 6 continents. Let your holiday begin the moment you step on board. Enjoy the in-flight entertainment with in-seat personal entertainment systems on our B747 and B777* fleet, where you can choose from popular TV shows, movies, sports channels and news. Malaysia Airlines is one of only 5 airlines in the world to be awarded with the prestigious Skytrax 5 star Airline status and our cabin staff being rated the best in the world by Skytrax 2007. We look forward to welcoming you on board to enjoy our exceptional levels of in-flight service, entertainment, food and wine, comfort and amenities – the perfect start to your holiday. * Ex PER utilises B777 and A330 fleet (personal in-flight entertainment not available on A330 fleet).

Malaysia Airlines When you fly with the world’s most awarded airline, you’ll enjoy a standard of in-flight service that even other airlines talk about. Onboard Singapore Airlines, you’ll experience unprecedented levels of comfort, World Gourmet Cuisine and KrisWorld, an advanced personal in-flight entertainment system complete with Audio Video On-Demand*, in every seat, in every class. Singapore Airlines continues to create aviation history, delivering another industry first by being the First to Fly the A380. Singapore Airlines operates 82 flights a week from Australia to Singapore with onward connections to Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Langkawi, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu.^ * Available on B747-400, A340-500, A380-800 and selected B777 aircraft. ^ Singapore to Langkawi, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu sectors operated by SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines.

Singapore Airlines Royal Brunei Airlines has an extensive network of flights from Sydney/Perth/Brisbane to Brunei and beyond. Employing a fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft, Royal Brunei Airlines combines state-of-the-art technology with the grace and charm of its legendary in-flight service. We look forward to welcoming you on-board.

Royal Brunei Airlines

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Welcome Tourism Malaysia to Malaysia TOURISM MALAYSIA www.tourismmalaysia.gov.my Perth Office – 56 William Street Perth WA 6000 Tel: (08) 9481 0400 Email: tourmal@iinet.net.au Sydney Office – Level 2, 171 Clarence Street Sydney NSW 2000 Tel: (02) 9299 4441 Email: info@malaysiatourism.com.au Melbourne Office – 1/355 Exhibition Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Tel: (03) 9654 3177 Email: tmmelbourne@malaysiatourism.com.au

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Welcome to Malaysia Malaysia Facts Some facts on Malaysia... Malaysia, is situated seven degrees north of the equator in Southeast Asia. It is divided into two distinct parts, Peninsular Malaysia and Eastern Malaysia. The two regions are 650km separated by the South China Sea, combined it’s population is currently around 22.7 million.

HEALTH Asia Escape Holidays advise you to talk to your doctor prior to departure about recommended vaccinations or medication that you may require. If ill in Malaysia, please seek advice with the hotel you are staying at.

CLIMATE Malaysia is usually tropical, humid and sunny all year round with cooler temperatures in the hill resorts. Tropical rain generally falls from September to February. Enjoy temperatures from 22 degrees at night and 32 degrees during the day.

CURRENCY/MONEY CHANGERS The local currency is Malaysian Ringgit. Money can changed at licensed money changers, banks or hotels. Credit cards are widely accepted in department stores, hotels and restaurants. Some form of identification will be required if cashing in travellers cheques.

PASSPORT Each person must carry a passport with at least 6 months validity from the date of arrival into Malaysia. Australian passport holders do not require a Visa prior to arrival in Malaysia for stays up to 60 days. Asia Escape Holidays highly recommends to check all visa requirements with the appropriate embassies or consulates before making travel arrangements.

HOLIDAYS/SPECIAL DAYS There are a number of special days/holidays in Malaysia. April is Prophet’s Birthday, in August is National Day and Mid October is Hari Raya Puasa. Surcharges may apply at hotels and for certain flights during these times.

LANGUAGE Most Malaysians speak their mother tongue of Bahasa Malaysia and either Malay, Mandarin, Chinese dialects or Talay as well as English. English is widely understood as it is the language of business and administration. DRINKING WATER Bottled water it is available at local supermarkets and in your hotel. TRANSPORT Malaysia operates an excellent transport system. Kuala Lumpur has a first rate transport structure that makes it easy to travel amongst the hussle and bustle. No matter where you are in Malaysia there is always transport available to you and taxis are easily accessible, if this is your preferred mode of transportation.

ELECTRICITY Malaysia’s voltage is 220-240 volts. Some hotels will provide adaptors on request but purchasing your own is recommended. TRAVEL INSURANCE Asia Escape Holidays strongly recommends insurance when travelling overseas. Please discuss your insurance options with your travel agent.

Facts on Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia is respected as one of the most dynamic and colourful cities in Asia. A unique mixture of old and new where graceful Mosques, Chinese and Indian temples stand side by side with architecturally impressive skyscrapers. You’ll find shops selling traditional Chinese medicines and shopping malls stocking the latest designer luxury items. The seamless blend of cultures, people and varied shopping in Kuala Lumpur is truly a great introduction for all travellers to the vast and varied country of Malaysia.

Transfers Kuala Lumpur’s city centre is located approximately an hour from the International Airport. Asia Escape Holidays recommend their travellers to pre-book transport between Airport and your hotel. You will be met on arrival by Asian Overland, our local tour representatives who will transfer you to your hotel. Asian Overland is able to arrange day tours and provide any assistance you may require to fully experience Kuala Lumpur. A seat-in-vehicle transfer Airport to your Kuala Lumpur Hotel. One Way From – $40 Per Adult One Way From – $20 Per Child (2–11 years old)

Kuala Lumpur Sightseeing Introducing the beauty of old and modern Kuala Lumpur, this tour firstly takes you to visit the Petronas Twin Towers, then to Karaneka Handicraft Centre, which offers a host of beautiful handicrafts from various states in Malaysia.

Visit to the National Museum to give you a history of Malaysian heritage. Lastly you will visit Royal Selangor, the world’s largest and foremost producer of pewter.

You will make a make a photo stop at King’s Royal Palace, followed by a visit to the National Monument, erected in 1966 in memory of soldiers who fought for Malaysia during WWII.

(Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

DAYS OF OPERATION: Daily PICK UP: 8.45am & 1.45pm

Kuala Lumpur City Tour | 3.5 Hours

Price $27 per adult $14 per child

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DAYS OF OPERATION: Daily PICK UP: 8.45am & 1.45pm (Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

Price $27 per adult $14 per child

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Located near the popular Bukit Bintang strip of restaurants, shops and entertainment. 320 air conditioned rooms, each with cable television, internet access, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides swimming pool, kids pool and fitness centre. Also a selection of food and beverages from in-house restaurants, lounges and a coffee shop.

Kuala Lumpur

The Dorsett Regency Hotel

Extremely popular with Australian travellers for many years due to its location and comfortable accommodation. (A number of rooms have 2 double beds for families)

Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur

Price from $50 per person per night, Twin share

Melia Kuala Lumpur Located opposite to the Times Square Shopping Centre in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s City. 302 air conditioned rooms, each with cable television, unstocked refrigerator, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer and telephone. Hotel provides swimming pool, massage, sauna, business centre and a selection of restaurants, cafes and 24 hour room service. Good value for money, a comfortable hotel in a great location for shopping and monorail transport available at your doorstep.

Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur

Price from $52 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

Berjaya Times Square Hotel Located right in the heart of the Golden Triangle. This hotel offers shopping, dining and entertainment, all under the one roof in the Berjaya Times Square Shopping complex. The monorail stop is right in front of the hotel. 610 air conditioned suites, each with ensuite bathroom, living room, cable television, stereo, minibar, tea/coffee facilities, hairdryer and telephone. In-room safe available in selected rooms. Hotel provides swimming pool, gymnasium, spa, sauna, jacuzzi, squash court, business centre. A cocktail bar, restaurants and 24 hour room service for selection of food and beverages. Discover much of Kuala Lumpur without leaving your hotel. This is the place to shop till you drop!

Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur

Price from $56 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

Prices are a guide only. Please see your local travel agent for current offers.

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Traders Hotel by Shangri-La

Overlooking Petronas Twin Towers, and just a short walk to KLCC shopping Complex and Bukit Bintang. 571 air conditioned rooms, each with cable television, minibar, music, DVD player, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides swimming pool, spa treatments, fitness centre, business centre, sauna, jacuzzi, massage and sporting equipment. A selection of food and beverages from restaurants, coffee shop, bar, pool bar and room service. A vibrant contemporary hotel, surrounded by parklands and the famous Twin Towers. Inspiring city views from the sky bar. Treat yourself by upgrading to a Club Room!

Price from $70 per person per night, Twin share

Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur

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Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur

Located in the heart of The Golden Triangle and the city centre. 348 air conditioned rooms, each with cable television, minibar, tea/coffee facilities, hairdryer, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides a choice of 3 restaurants, cafes and 24 hour room service for food and beverages and also a business centre, swimming pool, fitness centre, steam bath and massage. The Parkroyal is a stylish and modern hotel in a premium location for shopping! (A number of rooms with 2 Queen Size beds for families.)

Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

Price from $89 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

Prices are a guide only. Please see your local travel agent for current offers.

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Crown Plaza, Mutiara

Located in Kuala Lumpur’s city centre and only a short walking distance to Kuala Lumpur’s entertainment and shopping areas. The Monorail Station is directly opposite from the hotel entrance. 565 air conditioned rooms, each with cable television, mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities, music, hairdryer, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides swimming pool, tennis courts, squash court, fitness centre, sauna, jacuzzi and business centre. Also restaurants, coffee shops, bar and 24 hour room service for food and beverages. This hotel provides excellent first class rooms with numerous food and beverage options. Tropical, relaxing pool area.

Price from $90 per person per night, Twin share

Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

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Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa

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This is Kuala Lumpur’s most unique integrated “Resort within a City” with amazing facilities, activities and just 25 minutes from the city centre. 441 guests room including air-conditioning, cable television, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, telephone. The four star Pyramid Tower adjoins this resort and guests from this tower can use most of the resort facilities also. This hotel also adjoins to a theme park which is home to the – world’s largest surf and wave pool. Sunway Pyramid provides a mega shopping and entertainment mall featuring 500 retail outlets, 50 theme restaurants, Cineplex, ice-skating rink, 48-lane bowling centre and entertainment outlets. Endless Entertainment facilities for all – you will need a few nights!

Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway Selangor, Kuala Lumpur

Price from $96 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

Prices are a guide only. Please see your local travel agent for current offers.

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Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Located in the heart of the business and shopping district and a short walking distance to the Bukit Bintang area. 701 air conditioned rooms, each with television, internet access, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, music and in-room safe. Hotel provides swimming pool, fitness centre, jacuzzi , spa and sauna. A selection of food and beverages from restaurants, bars, cafes and 24 hour room service. This hotel is one of the finest city hotels with a contemporary look and innovative dining choices.

Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

Price from $110 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

The Westin Kuala Lumpur

Situated in the heart of the entertainment “Golden Triangle”, surrounded by shopping centres, restaurants and entertainment. 384 air conditioned rooms each with television, internet access, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, music, hairdryer and in-room safe. Hotel provides swimming pool, children’s pool, fitness centre, restaurants, cafes, a Cuban Cigar bar and a 24 hour room service. A sophisticated hotel, offering an outstanding selection of food and beverages. Rooms are modern with that extra touch of class.

Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur

Price from $120 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

Prices are a guide only. Please see your local travel agent for current offers.

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Penang

Penang

Penang caters for all holiday makers offering something for everyone whether it be families, couples, honeymooners or groups. Travellers will enjoy the excellent selection of cuisine, market shopping, cultural excursions and the tranquil beaches to getaway from it all. The people of Penang embrace its great diversity of culture which makes an exciting colourful and most of all friendly travel experience to all who visit the island.

Transfers The resort area of Batu Ferringhi is located approximately 45 minutes from the Airport. Asia Escape Holidays recommend their travellers to pre-book transport between Airport and your hotel. You will be met on arrival by Asian Overland, our local tour representatives who will transfer you to your hotel. Asian Overland is able to arrange day tours and provide any assistance you may require to fully experience Penang. A seat-in-vehicle transfer Airport to your Penang Hotel. One Way From – $25 Per Adult One Way From – $13 Per Child (2–11 years old)

Penang Sightseeing Begin this tour by driving along the famous stretch of Batu Ferringhi Road as you enjoy beach views. Visit the fishing villages at Teluk Bahang then to Batik Factory to briefly see how designs are printed. Then stopping at a local fruit stall before visiting the well known Snake Temple, where poisonous Wagler’s pit vipers languish on the alters.

DAYS of OPERATION: Daily PICK UP: 9.00am or 2.00pm (Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

Price $34 per adult $17 per child

Penang Round Island Tour | 4 Hours

(Entrance fees are not included)

Georgetown comes alive at night in a blaze of light. You will enjoy Malay, Chinese and Indian cuisines at Gurney’s Hawker Centre.

DAYS of OPERATION: Daily

After dinner enjoy a 15 minute relaxing trishaw ride through the heart of Georgetown passing through colonial buildings and the Old Chinatown. In the evening, take a stroll along the bustling night markets.

(Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

PICK UP: 7.30pm

Price $65 per adult $34 per child

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Asia Escape Holidays have rated each hotel to provide you guidance in comparing and selecting your hotel accommodation. These ratings are a guide only and been based on our inspections at each hotel.

Airport

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PENANG ISLAND

Flying time: Kuala Lumpur to Penang approximately 1 hour PULAU RIMAU

Providing comfortable (standard) modest accommodation and facilities. Accommodation of a high standard providing well appointed rooms and facilities. Deluxe hotels or resorts that provide the highest international standard of accommodation. Excellent range of facilities and outstanding service.

Accommodation Ratings Prices are a guide only. Please see your local travel agent for current offers.

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Bayview Beach Resort Penang Located on Batu Ferringhi Beach. 336 air conditioned rooms, each with a balcony for taking in seaviews or hillviews, television, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides swimming pool, jacuzzi, kids pool, kids club, teens club, playground, squash, tennis and watersports. A selection of food and beverages from restaurants, coffee shop, bars and a swim up pool bar. Excellent value for money beach front resort. The hotel prides itself on being “Clean, comfortable and cosy accommodation and facilities�.

Price from $56 per person per night, Twin share

Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang

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Holiday Inn Resort Penang Located in the heart of Batu Ferringhi, with night markets, shopping and entertainment at your door step. The resort has been split into two wings, The Beach Wing, on the Beach side and The Ferringhi Tower, directly across the road. 358 air conditioned rooms, each with cable television, tea/coffee making facilities, music, daily newspaper and telephone. Hotel provides swimming pool, fitness centre, business centre, games room, health centre, that include watersports, foot reflexology and a kids club with a kids pool. A selection of coffee shops, lobby lounge and pool bar for food and beverages within the resort. Popular resort for many years, a range of room types that cater for everyone. Comes highly recommended for families.

Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang

Price from $60 per person per night, Twin share

Parkroyal Penang Beachfront and centrally located in Batu Ferringhi. Easy access to shopping and restaurants. 324 air conditioned rooms, each with cable television, in-house movies, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, broadband internet access and telephone. Hotel provides a selection of restaurants, bars and a 24 hour room service. Activities include table tennis, watersports, fitness centre, St Gregory Spas, hair salon, swimming pool, kids pool, 70ft waterslide and kids club. A very popular modern resort, with a tropical garden setting for a relaxing holiday. A great resort for families or couples.

Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang

Price from $76 per person per night, Twin share Prices are a guide only. Please see your local travel agent for current offers.

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Penang

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

Located along the beachfront in Batu Ferringhi, in the heart of the Penang’s main shopping, entertainment, night market and restaurant areas. 395 air conditioned rooms, each with television, minibar, music, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides swimming pool, tennis courts, a range of watersports, kids pool, waterslide and playground to keep the kids entertained. A selection of food and beverages is available from a variety of restaurants and bars. Also providing a complimentary shuttle to the city centre. This resort is set in tropical gardens surrounded by relaxing lagoon style swimming pools. A popular choice for couples and families for many, many years. We recommend to stay in a sea-facing room.

Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang

Price from $77 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa

Deluxe Sea Facing Room (Garden Wing)

Deluxe Room (Rasa Wing)

Located beach front on Batu Ferringhi and only a short walk to restaurants and shopping area. The resort’s two wings are integrated within 30 acres of tropical gardens. 304 air conditioned rooms, each with balcony, satellite television, tea/coffee making facilities, minibar, in-house movies, broadband internet access, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides swimming pools including a kids pool, a par-3 executive golf course, playground for kids, tennis courts and a spa sanctuary. A selection of food and beverages from 6 restaurants, bars and 24 hour room service. Guests staying at the “Rasa Wing” will enjoy a number of exclusive complimentary benefits such as, Alcoholic beverages (excluding champagne) at the Rasa Lounge from 11am to 7.30pm daily, Hi-Tea at the Rasa Lounge from 3pm to 5pm daily, tea, coffee, juices and soft drinks served from 7am to 7.30pm daily. Many other benefits on offer too. A luxury resort that will leave a lasting impression – treat yourself to the Rasa Wing, you will not be disappointed.

Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang

Price from $150 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

Prices are a guide only. Please see your local travel agent for current offers.

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Langkawi

Langkawi

Transfers

A cluster of approximately of 100 islands, Langkawi offers tropical rainforest and beautiful white sandy beaches that provide constant beauty and enjoyment to travellers. Then Langkawi is an ideal destination for couples and is the perfect retreat for “honeymooners”. This island provides activities such as scuba diving, snorkelling and other related watersports or you may wish to trek through the rain forests to discover the majestic mountains and waterfalls. So, “Selamat datang ke Langkawi” as the local would say – Welcome to Langkawi.

From Langkawi Airport to the main resorts can take up to 20 to 30 minutes depending on which resort you are staying. Asia Escape Holidays recommend their travellers to pre-book transport between Airport and your hotel. You will be met on arrival by Asian Overland, our local tour representatives who will transfer you to your hotel. Asian Overland is able to arrange day tours and provide any assistance you may require to fully experience Langkawi. A seat-in-vehicle transfer Airport to your Langkawi Hotel. One Way From – $11 Per Adult One Way From – $6 Per Child (2–11 years old)

Langkawi Sightseeing This tour gives you time to spend exploring the various outlaying islands off Langkawi. Pulau Dayang Buntang is the first island that you will stop at to watch wild eagles being fed. Then onto Pulau Beras Basah, which has secluded sheltered beaches to swim and snorkel or simply lounge in the sunshine and do nothing at all.

DAYS of OPERATION: Daily PICK UP: 9.00am & 2.00pm (Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

Langkawi Island Hopping Half Day Tour | 4 Hours

Price $27 per adult $19 per child

This tour takes you to visit some of the beautiful natural sceneries and attractions in Langkawi. There are many places of interest on this tour including the legendary places like the Mahsuri Tomb and Eagle Square. You also visit Underwater World, Black Sand Beach and Kuah Town.

DAYS of OPERATION: Daily PICK UP: 9.00am & 3.00pm (Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

Price $27 per adult $14 per child

Round Island Tour Half Day | 4 Hours

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Hotel Legend Asia Escape Holidays have rated each hotel to provide you guidance in comparing and selecting your hotel accommodation. These ratings are a guide only and been based on our inspections at each hotel. Providing comfortable (standard) modest accommodation and facilities. Accommodation of a high standard providing well appointed rooms and facilities. Deluxe hotels or resorts that provide the highest international standard of accommodation. Excellent range of facilities and outstanding service. Flying time: Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi approximately 1 hour

Accommodation Ratings Prices are a guide only. Please see your local travel agent for current offers.

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Located on Pantai Tengah, one of the island’s finest stretches of beach. 223 air conditioned rooms, each with private balcony or terraces, television, tea/coffee facilities, minibar, in-room safe and telephone.

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Holiday Villa Beach & Spa Resort Hotel includes swimming pool, fitness centre, tennis and squash courts, jacuzzi, massage, spa, watersports, kids pool and playground. A good value resort with a large pool area set in spacious grounds.

Mukim Kedawang, Daerah Langkawi

Price from $66 per person per night, Twin share

Berjaya Beach & Spa Resort Situated on the beachfront, overlooking Burau Bay surrounded by tropical rainforest. 500 air conditioned and fan cooled rooms, each with television, minibar, tea/ coffee making facilities, hairdryer and telephone. Hotel provides swimming pool, kids pool, playground, tennis courts, sauna, massage service, fitness centre, watersports and activities. Nestled between jungle and sandy beaches. We recommend to stay in a Deluxe Chalet or a Chalet on the water for a truly relaxing holiday!

Karung Berkunci, Barau Bay, Langkawi Kedah

Price from $99 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

Pelangi Beach & Spa Resort Located beachfront on the west coast of Langkawi. 350 air conditioned chalets, each with satellite television, in-house movies, tea/coffee making facilities, minibar, music, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides 3 restaurants, 4 bars including 2 swim up bars, lounges and shops. Swimming pools, tennis and squash courts, fitness centre, massage, business centre, watersports, spa and kids pool, kids club and playground. A popular resort for couples and families. Chalet style accommodation.

Pantai Cenang, Langkawi

Price from $123 per person per night, Twin share Prices are a guide only. Please see your local travel agent for current offers.

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Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort

Situated on a private beach, all rooms offer a rainforest or beach view. 238 air conditioned rooms, each with television, mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides swimming pool, fitness centre, sauna, jacuzzi, massage, tennis, business centre, watersports, kids pool and play centre. A selection of 3 restaurants, coffee shops and bars. Spacious chalets in natural surrounds. Many offering two doubled beds ‌ Ideal for families!

Price from $129 per person per night, Twin share

Teluk Nibong, Pulau Langkawi

(Breakfast included)

Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa

Located on 500 meters of private beachfront, near Kuah Town. 200 air conditioned rooms, each with a plasma television, DVD player, internet access, free daily newspaper, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides swimming pool, kids pool, jacuzzi, fitness centre, tennis and squash courts, watersports, kids club and babysitting. Also a selection of restaurants, bars and a 24 hour room service. A stunning retreat for couples. Stylish rooms, excellent dining and swimming pools.

Jalan Pantai, Datok Syed Omar, Langkawi

Price from $135 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

Prices are a guide only. Please see your local travel agent for current offers.

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SARAWAK

Damai 7

Kuching 9

Borneo

Sibu

BAKO NATIONAL PARK

KALIMANTAN (INDONESIA)

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Nanga Kesit Long Houses

Semonggok Wildlife Sanctuary GADING NATIONAL PARK

Borneo Borneo is a tropical island that is made up of two states Sabah and Sarawak. Famous for their tropical forests, colourful cultures, marine life, national parks and above all it’s love of wildlife in particular the most famous inhabitants the orang-utans. Through the established protected orang-utan sanctuaries you can have a chance to get up close with these amazing creatures, it is an incredible experience that will touch the heart of every traveller to the region.

The world’s third biggest island, Sabah is nestled at the northernmost tip of Borneo. Oozing an abundance of natural beauty Sabah boasts tropical beaches, a varied and intriguing landscape and some of the world’s most amazing wildlife. The capital of Sabah, Kota Kinabalu offers shopping, local markets and is a the perfect base from which to explore the spectacular scenery of Sabah. The absolute must sees in Sabah is the largest and the oldest orang-utan sanctuary in the world and the spectacular Mt Kinabalu the highest mountain peak in the region.

Sabah (Kota Kinabalu) Sarawak is the largest state in Malaysia, it is located on the north western coast of Borneo. Sarawak’s capital city, Kuching lies on the banks of the Sarawak River. The river is a focal point of the town and features a graceful, european style esplanade – the Kuching waterfront, with views across to the Astana and Fort Margherita. The town surrounds many beautifully landscaped parks and gardens, historic buildings, traditional Chinese shop houses, colourful markets, various Chinese temples, a striking state mosque and has one of Asia’s best museums, Sarawak Museum.

Sarawak (Kuching)

KINABALU NATIONAL PARK

Kudat

SELEGSAN ISLAND (TURTLE ISLAND)

Mt Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu Poring Hot Springs

SABAH

SOUTH CHINA SEA

BRUNEI

Sepilok Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre

BORNEO Mulu Caves

Bintulu

Sandakan

Hiah Caves

CELEBES SEA

SARAWAK BAKO NATIONAL PARK Damai

Sibu

Kuching Nanga Kesit Long Houses

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Borneo Sightseeing Day 1 – KOTA KINABALU / Sandakan / Gomantong Cave / River Trip Early morning transfer from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu to the airport for your flight to Sandakan where you begin your tour to Gomantong Caves to see the biggest birds nest caves in Sabah.

Day 2 – Sepilok Orang-Utan Centre / Sandakan After breakfast, visit the Sepilok Orang-Utan Centre. Witness the feeding of orphaned Orang-utans. Then a walk along a jungle trail to observe the tropical lowland rainforest, before your transfer to the airport for your afternoon flight. (Breakfast included).

You continue the tour to Sukau by the Kinabatangan River for a boat trip to watch the proboscis monkeys by the river bank.

DAYS OF OPERATION: Daily

After dinner, a walk before you overnight at the Sukau River Lodge. (Lunch/Dinner included).

(Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

PICK UP: 5.00am

2 Days/1 Night Gomantong, Sukau/Kinabatangan River and Sepilok Orang-Utan Centre

Price $557 per adult $351 per child

(Includes return airfare from Kota Kinabalu / prices per person twin share)

Day 1 – Kota Kinabalu / Summit Trail

Day 2 – Summit Trail / Kota Kinabalu

Your exhilarating adventure to climb South-East Asia’s highest mountain begins from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu. Travel 2 hours along the ridges of the Crocker Range to Kinabalu Park to begin your adventure to climb Mt Kinabalu.

At 3am proceed from Laban Rata to the summit of Kinabalu, to arrive in time to watch the sunrise as you overlook the views across Borneo. Descend to the Resthouse for breakfast before descending to the park. After lunch, return to Kota Kinabalu and transfer to your hotel. (Breakfast/Lunch included).

Your summit tour will begin at the Park Station where you trek up to Laban Rata through the tropical rainforest looking out for the pitcher plants and orchids along the way. Overnight at Laban Rata Resthouse. (Lunch/Dinner included).

DAYS OF OPERATION: Daily PICK UP: 5.00am (Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

Price $418 per adult $210 per child

2 Days/1 Night Mount Kinabalu Summit Trail See Borneo’s nature and wildlife, including orang-utan being fed in the forest, sea turtles coming on the shore to lay their eggs, unique monkeys, edible birds nest, limestone caves, the highest mountain in South East Asia and tropical rainforest from a canopy walkway. Travel is by air, coach, boat and canoe, staying in a unique rainforest lodge during this great wildlife adventure. DAY 1 – Kota Kinabalu / Kinabalu Park Depart Kota Kinabalu and travel 2 hours along the ridges of the Crocker Range to Kinabalu Park. Enjoy the mountain views as you travel to the Park at 1524 meters. Explore trails that lead through tropical Montane Oak and Chestnut Forest. Staying overnight at Wildlife Mountain Lodge.

(Mountain climb included / price per person twin share)

marine islands to see colourful corals and fishes of the Sulu Sea. In the afternoon, walk to the nearby village and observe life in a fisherman’s village. Staying overnight at Libaran Island Lodge. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included). DAY 6 – Selingan Turtle Island Boat ride to the nearby Selingan Island where the most important turtle breeding Marine Park is found in all of South East Asia. It is a rare experience watching the turtles lumber ashore every night, dig a hole with their flippers and lay around 100 eggs. The rangers will transfer these eggs to a hatchery for incubation for 50-60 days before hatchlings break out of their shells and scramble up through the sand as they make their way to the sea. Staying overnight at Selingan Island Chalet. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included).

(Lunch/Dinner included).

DAY 7 – Sepilok Orang-Utan Centre / Kota Kinabalu

DAY 2 – Poring Hot Springs / Kinabalu Park

Boat transfer back to Sandakan mainland and take a short drive to the famous Sepilok Orang-Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Founded in 1964 the Centre helps once captive orang-utans learn to climb and fend for themselves in the wild with the hope that one day they may return to the forest. You will get a close up view of these orang-utans and have the chance to photograph them at close range. A transfer to Sandakan airport flight to Kota Kinabalu.

Visit Poring Hot Springs at the Southern end of Kinabalu Park. Take a short trek into the forest to the Canopy Walkway which is suspended between trees at the height of 40 meters which offers an excellent chance to observe the wildlife. Return to and overnight at Wildlife Mountain Lodge. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included).

DAY 3 – Gomantong Cave / Sukau / Kinabatangan River

(Breakfast/Lunch included).

A 4 hour drive through the scenic countryside before visiting Gomantong Caves where the bizarre edible bird’s nests are harvested also a home to more than a million bats. Continue the journey to the village of Sukau at the Kinabatangan River where the greatest concentration of wildlife in Malaysia can be found. Staying overnight at Sukau River Lodge.

DAYS OF OPERATION: Daily

(Price based on departure from Kota Kinabalu and return to Kota Kinabalu)

PICK UP: 8.30am (Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

(Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included).

DAY 4 – Kinabatangan River Boat trips along the river to view numerous species of wildlife such as orang-utans, macaques, red and silver leaf monkeys, elephants, hornbills, crocodiles, civet cats, otters and the most famous creature: the proboscis monkeys. Found only in Borneo, the male of this species has a large pendulous nose, fat belly, thick white tail and webbed feet. Staying overnight at Sukau River Lodge. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included). DAY 5 – Libaran Island Drive 2½ hours to the district of Sandakan before taking an hour boat ride to Libaran Island. Enjoy a glass bottom boat cruise or snorkel at the nearby

7 Days/6 Nights Wildlife Tour of Borneo

Price $1752 per adult $913 per child (price per person twin share)

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Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is situated on the tropical island of Borneo and is the modern capital of Sabah. Kota Kinabalu welcomes you with warm hospitality offering a wonderful blend of cultures and fascinating experiences from the adventurous wildlife, far-reaching mountain ranges, tropical rainforests and infinite stretch of white sandy beaches. You must visit the world famous Sepilok Orang-Utan Sanctuary, explore Kota Kinabalu national Park or climb Mt Kinabalu – it is a nature lovers paradise.

Transfers Kota Kinabalu’s city centre is located approximately 10 minutes from the Airport. Asia Escape Holidays recommend their travellers to pre-book transport between Airport and your hotel. You will be met on arrival by Wildlife Expeditions, our local tour representatives who will transfer you to your hotel. Wildlife Expeditions is able to arrange day tours and provide any assistance you may require to fully experience Kota Kinabalu. A seat-in-vehicle transfer Airport to Nexus Resort Karambunai and Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort One Way From – $23 Per Adult, $12 Per Child (2–11 years old) A seat-in-vehicle transfer Airport to other Kota Kinabalu Hotels. One Way From – $10 Per Adult, $5 Per Child (2–11 years old)

Sabah

Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu Sightseeing Tour starts with observing a bird’s eye view of Kota Kinabalu from Signal Hill. Then on to Sabah Foundation Building before you stop over at the Buddhist Temple and then to Sabah State Museum, which displays artifacts from Sabah’s past and modern work of art that speak of a vibrant, dynamic present.

DAYS OF OPERATION: Daily (The Museum is closed on Fridays) PICK UP: 8.45am & 1.45pm (Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

Pass by the State Mosque – this resplendent structure, with its majestic domes and gold motifs, is a spectacular sight.

Kota Kinabalu City Tour | 3 Hours

Price $35 per adult $19 per child

A tour that lets you explore the night markets, full of local outdoor cuisine, stalls selling goods at bargain prices.

DAYS OF OPERATION: Daily

There are a number of food stalls where you can see the traditional Malaysian cuisine being cooked in the open air. Drive up to Signal Hill for a night view of Kota Kinabalu during the sunset. Then off to dinner at a local restaurant with cultural show.

(Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

Price $61 per adult $31 per child

Kota Kinabalu By Night | 3 Hours

(Dinner included, excluding drinks)

Explore Kinabalu National Park which is home to numerous species of interesting flora and fauna.

DAYS OF OPERATION: Daily

After lunch there will be a video presentation at Park’s Exhibition Hall and a guided walk to the Mountain Garden where a rare collection of mountain plants and flowers can be seen.

(Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

(Lunch included, excluding drinks)

An early start from your hotel with a transfer to the airport for a short flight to Sandakan. On arrival you will be taken to Sepilok Orang-Utan Centre to watch the feeding of orphaned orangutans. Before a video presentation, you will walk along a jungle trail and observe the tropical lowland rainforest. A transfer to the airport for your flight back to Kota Kinabalu, if you are not continuing to stay for the Colonial Sandakan Tour. After lunch, drive to Agnes Keith’s house that has been recently restored into a museum. Enjoy the tranquil surrounding and the

Sepilok Orang-Utan Centre Tour | 8–10 Hours

STARTING TIME: 8.30am

Price $92 per adult $47 per child

Kinabalu National Park | 8 Hours

(Optional Colonial Sandakan Tour)

PICK UP: 6.00pm

spectacular view of Sandakan town. Stop by the Australian War Memorial before transferring to the airport for your return flight and transfers back to your hotel. DAYS OF OPERATION: Daily PICK UP: 8.30am (Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours) Includes: Return airfare from Kota Kinabalu Lunch, if continuing to Colonial Sandakan tour (excluding drinks)

Price Sepilok Orang-Utan Centre only: $291 per adult $218 per child Price including Colonial Sandakan tour: $332 per adult $239 per child Prices are a guide only. Please see your local travel agent for current offers.

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The Pacific Sutera Resort Situated on the shores of the South China Sea. Only minutes to the city centre and overlooking the nearby Marine National Park.(Sister Hotel of The Magellan Sutera Harbour Resort) 500 air conditioned rooms each with television, minibar, music, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer and telephone.

Sabah

Complemented by it’s adjoining resort of The Magellan Sutera Hotel, allowing you to share all facilities between the two hotels. Provides swimming pool, kids pool, kids club, tennis courts, squash courts, fitness centre, sauna, jacuzzi, business centre, watersports and many more activities. Sutera Harbour Complex includes a 27 hole golf course. A fully integrated resort offering many facilities and a variety of room types all with wonderful views.

Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu

Price from $84 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

Nexus Resort Karambunai Located along one of the best beaches in Sabah. A 30 minute drive from Kota Kinabalu city centre. 485 air conditioned rooms, each with television, in-house movies, minibar, internet access, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides a variety of food and beverage outlets, swimming pools, kids pool, tennis courts, health spa, fitness centre, sauna, jacuzzi, squash courts, massage, sporting equipment, water sports, indoor games and a golf course within the resort grounds. A great getaway retreat, on a excellent beachfront with spacious rooms, most having seaviews.

Kampung Karambunai, off Jalan Sepangar Bay, Sabah

Price from $84 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort Set on private Dalit Beach and surrounded by 64 acres of nature reserves. A 30 minute drive from Kota Kinabalu city centre. 330 air conditioned rooms, each with cable television, minibar, music, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides swimming pool, water sports, tennis courts, fitness centre, jacuzzi, massage, business centre, free kids club, kids pool and 18 hole golf course. A selection of restaurants, bars and a mini-mart. Magnificent resort featuring its own Orang-Utan Sanctuary. This resort offers a huge range of activities, including a day spa, golf course – something for everyone to enjoy.

Pantai Dalit Tuaran, Kota Kinabalu

Price from $90 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

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Located on beautiful landscaped gardens with panoramic views of the South China Sea yet less than a 10 minute drive to the city centre. 500 air conditioned rooms, each with a private balcony or private terrace, television, minibar, in-house movies, music, broadband internet access, telephone and in-room safe.

Sabah

Kota Kinabalu

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort

Hotel provides a selection of food and beverages from 4 restaurants, 3 bars, shops and a choice of 24 hour room service. 3 swimming pools, tennis court, fitness centre, spa, games, water sports, kids pool and kids club. A wonderful resort providing excellent selection of restaurants and bars. Families will enjoy the kids club.

Price from $95 per person per night, Twin share

Jalan Aru Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu

(Breakfast included)

Magellan Sutera Harbour Resort

Situated on the shores of the South China Sea. Only minutes to the city centre and overlooking the nearby Marine National Park. (Sister Hotel of The Pacific Sutera Hotel) 456 air conditioned rooms each with television, minibar, music, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer and telephone. Hotel provides swimming pools, tennis courts, squash courts, fitness centre, sauna, spa, jacuzzi, business centre, watersports, Mandara Spa and many other activities. Sutera Harbour Complex includes a 27 hole golf course, and a huge selection of food and beverages from 15 different outlets. A quality 5 star that has an exceptional number of facilities. Upgrade to a seaview room or club room for a memorable experience, ideal for families and couples.

Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu

Price from $110 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

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Kuching

Transfers Kuching is located approximately 20 minutes from the Airport and Damai Beach is located approximately 50 minutes drive from the airport.

Sarawak

Asia Escape Holidays recommend their travellers to pre-book transport between Airport and your hotel. You will be met on arrival by, Wildlife Expeditions our local tour representatives who will transfer you to your hotel.

Kuching

Wildlife Expeditions is able to arrange day tours and provide any assistance you may require to fully experience Kuching. A seat-in-vehicle transfer Airport to your Kuching Hotel.

Kuching is a good introduction for exploring the famous natural beauty of Borneo. A smallish city, it’s easy to get around in its narrow streets, bustling with history and culture. It is a land of immensity, showcasing some of the world’s oldest tropical rainforests. Lying on the banks of the Sarawak River, it is steeped in an old-world charm that provides an unforgettable experience overlooking views of villages and an impressive mountain backdrop. Visit the Sarawak Museum and a longhouse for an interesting insight into the history of Kuching.

One Way From Airport to Kuching City $15 Per Adult $8 Per Child (2–11 years old) One Way From Airport to Damai Beach $25 Per Adult $13 Per Child (2–11 years old)

Kuching Sightseeing Visit Chinatown’s enormous cat statue and the oldest Chinese Tua Pek Kong Temple, in Sarawak. From here, you get a great view of the imposing Fort Margherita, which is now a Police Museum. At the Civic Centre you will have a panoramic view of the city from the tower to the oldest suspension bridge across the Sarawak River at Satok.

walk through Old Kuching to visit the colourful Central Markets, heritage buildings which include the Pavilion, the Square Tower, The Court house, and many more.

A drive through the Malay Kampongs seeing villagers living in traditional houses on stilts before you visit the Astana, the former palace of the White Rajah. From the City Mosque you

(Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

DAYS OF OPERATION: Daily (except Cat Museum is closed on Mondays) PICK UP: 9.00am

Price $37 per adult $20 per child

Kuching City Tour | 3.5 Hours

(Tours are based on a minimum of 2 adults)

This tour gives you the most amazing experience to view how the orang-utans are being rehabilitated and trained to fend for themselves before being released into the wild. The centre is a 30 minute drive from Kuching and a short walk through the beautiful jungle. This centre consist of 740 hectare of virgin forest and it is home to the orang-utans, honey bears, hornbills, porcupines, storks, eagles, barking deer and monkeys.

DAYS OF OPERATION: Daily PICK UP: 7.30am (Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

Price $41 per adult $21 per child

Semonggok Orang-Utan Centre | 3 Hours

(Tours are based on a minimum of 2 adults)

Holiday Inn Kuching Kuching’s only riverfront hotel, situated in the heart of the city’s entertainment and shopping district. 320 air conditioned rooms, each with cable television, music, unstocked refrigerator, tea/coffee making facilities, internet access and telephone. Hotel provides swimming pool, gym, sauna, tennis court, spa, and a selection of food and beverages from a variety of restaurants and bars. A hotel that offers spacious and comfortable rooms in a great location.

Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sarawak

Price from $49 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

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Kuching

Holiday Inn Resort Damai Beach

Beachfront resort set in tropical surrounds. Only a 45 minute drive from Kuching and a short walk to the Sarawak Culture Village. 224 air conditioned rooms, each with television, unstocked refrigerator, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides swimming pool, gym, squash/tennis courts, beauty salon, massages, kids club and a variety of watersports. A wide selection of restaurants, cafes and bars. A popular hotel offering a friendly atmosphere with good facilities.

Price from $54 per person per night, Twin share

Teluk Bandung, Damai Beach, Sarawak

(Breakfast included)

Hilton Kuching

Located in the heart of Kuching and across the road from the river 315 air conditioned rooms each with television, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, internet access and telephone. Hotel provides swimming pools, gym, tennis courts and health spa. A wide selection of food and beverages from restaurants, cafes and bars. Well established quality hotel with spacious rooms in central location.

Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sarawak

Price from $104 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

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Brunei

Brunei

Transfers Brunei is located approximately 20 minutes drive from the airport.

This tiny oil-rich Islamic sultanate on the northwest coast of Borneo, is known primarily for the astounding wealth of the rich sultan, it’s taxfree, subsidized society has the highest per capita incomes on earth. This enchanting “Kingdom of unexpected treasures” boasts impressive modern buildings and an amazing Mosque. The rest of the country remains till now undeveloped, preserved and untouched tropical rainforest, as well the world’s largest water village of more than 30,000 people.  Brunei is a destination to be immersed in a culture with a colourful history, warm atmosphere and society steeped in great tradition.

Asia Escape Holidays recommend their travellers to pre-book transfers from Airport where you will be met on arrival by our local representatives, Wildlife Expeditions and taken to your Hotel. A seat-in-vehicle from Airport to the Empire Hotel & Country Club One Way From – $24 Per Adult $13 Per Child (11 years old & under)

(Alcohol is virtually unavailable, however personal duty free may be consumed within the hotel.)

Brunei Sightseeing First visit is to the spectacular Jam’ Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque. It is made of Italian marble, gold mosaic and English stained glass with craftsmanship that reflects classical Islamic architecture. The Royal Regalia Exhibition Hall displays collection of Borneo Ethnography, natural history displays and Islamic art documenting the origins of much of Brunei’s culture.

After lunch, proceed to Kampung Ayer, the “Venice of the East”. It is the world’s largest water village with 30,000 people living in houses on stilts snaking along the banks of the Brunei River in the heart of Bandar Seri Begawan.

This tour will also include a view of the magnificent Istana Nurul Iman, official residence of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam.

DAYS OF OPERATION: Daily (Mosque is closed on Thursdays & Fridays)

Full Day Brunei City/Water Village Tour | 8 Hours

The village includes several schools, a fire brigade, a police station and several shops. (Please note: Tours and Prices are based on approximates and are subject to change without notice, including timing and duration. Children’s ages are based from 2–11 years old for all above tours)

Price $119 per adult $61 per child (Lunch included, excluding drinks)

Empire Hotel & Country Club A luxurious beach front resort located only 20 minutes to the Bandar Seri. 423 air conditioned rooms, each with private balcony, cable television, tea/ coffee making facilities, telephone and in-room safe. Hotel provides 4 swimming pools, including a salt water lagoon and river pool, jacuzzi, fitness centre, business centre, water sports, kids club, tennis courts, squash courts, indoor games, bowling alley and cinemas. A selection of food and beverages from restaurants only. Also a Country Club with a Jack Nicklaus designed 18 hole golf course and 26-bay covered driving range. A luxury hotel with a host of facilities. We recommend a few nights to experience this wonderful resort.

Jerudong BG3122, Brunei

Price from $119 per person per night, Twin share (Breakfast included)

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Please read the following booking conditions carefully. The conditions apply to all bookings made with Asia Escape Holidays. Brochure: This brochure was released in November 08 and is valid until further notice. All prices are to be used as a guide only. Please see your Travel Agent for current holiday prices. Booking your Holiday: Please see your preferred Travel Agent to arrange your Asia Escape Holidays holiday package. Your Travel Agent accepts these booking conditions on your behalf. Your Travel Agent will provide you with all the details and costs relating to your travel arrangements. If you are making your travel arrangements directly with Asia Escape Holidays you are accepting these booking conditions in their entirety and constitute agreement between yourself and Asia Escape Holidays. These conditions cannot be varied or any part waived without written consent of Asia Escape Holidays. All components of the travel arrangements are provided by suppliers which operate under standards laid down by local authorities and that we believe to be reputable. Bookings are subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of each supplier. Provided your booking has been made in accordance with the deposits and payments conditions set out below your travel documents will be delivered to your travel agent. Prices and Itineraries: Any prices quoted in this brochure are based on the lowest room category in low season based on share twin accommodation and were correct at the time of printing. These prices should be used as a guide only and are subject to change without notice. Prices shown in this brochure do not include airfares. Your Travel Agent will provide the current costs and itinerary details applicable at the time of booking. Deposits and Payments: To secure your booking a non-refundable deposit is required within 7 days of confirmation of your travel arrangements in accordance with the following general guidelines. Air, hotel, tour, packages: - $165 per person Bookings including Cruises: - $365 per person Final Payments for: Air, hotel, tour packages: - At least 45 days before departure Bookings including cruises: - At least 60 days before departure The above deadlines may vary due to additional conditions imposed by suppliers. Bookings made within 45 days of departure full payment is required within 48 hours of confirmation. Asia Escape Holidays reserves the right to cancel reservations not paid by the due dates. Late Bookings: Asia Escape Holidays reserves the right to charge a $30 late booking fee for bookings

made within 7 days of departure. A guarantee of payment may also be required prior to arrangements being requested. Cancellations/Amendments and Refunds: In the event the passenger cancels their booking all deposits paid are non refundable. Airlines, hotels and tour operators may impose their own cancellation fees. These details will be advised to you by your travel agent in the event of a booking cancellation. No refunds or amendments can be made once travel has begun. First amendments made prior to payment in full will be free of charge. Any further amendments may incur a fee of $40 per change. Amendments after documents have been issued may not be possible or may be subject to fees imposed by airlines, hotels and other suppliers plus an amendment fee imposed by Asia Escape Holidays. Your travel agent will advise of any applicable fees. Flights and passenger details may not be changed once ticketed. Refunds for unused accommodation tours or services may or may not be refunded by Asia Escape Holidays. Travel agents may impose their own fees in addition to those of Asia Escape Holidays.  What’s not included in the price: Passport and visa fees, insurance, phone calls, beverages and meals not detailed in your itinerary, tips, excess baggage and all other items of a personal nature. Travel Insurance: Asia Escape Holidays highly recommends travel insurance for all travellers to Asia. Please seek advice from your Travel Agent regarding the applicable insurance cover. Passports, Visa and Vaccination: Each person must have a current passport with at least 6 months validity beyond their stay in Asia. It is the responsibility of all passengers to ensure they have the applicable visa, passport, health documentation by checking with the applicable embassies or consulates. Travel Advisories: Issued by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade are available from your Travel Agent or by visiting www.smartraveller.gov.au These advisories should be checked regularly prior to your departure. Baggage: Your baggage allowance is governed by relevant airline/cruise company conditions. Your Travel Agent will provide information relevant to your arrangements. Hotel Descriptions and Locations: Descriptions featured are based on current international hotels guides and contractual agreements provided by the hotels and suppliers. Any facilities shown as included are subject to change at any time. Every effort is made to ensure the information provided is correct. Maps are not to scale and are provided as a guide to locations only. Hotel room photographs may not be exact to the actual room occupied.

Rooming: Prices quoted in this brochure are based on twin occupancy. Single room may be requested however a supplement will be charged. Any special requests should be made at the time of booking however any such request are not guaranteed and are subject to availability at the time of check-in at the hotel.

Booking Conditions

BOOKING CONDITIONS

Child Ages: The age specifications for children will vary based on seasonality and airline/hotel policies. Please check with our reservations staff at the time of booking. Variations: If there are at any time circumstances beyond our control that require us to make changes to your travel arrangements, we reserve the right to cancel, reschedule departures and itineraries. Where it is necessary to change a hotel Asia Escape Holidays reserves the right to substitute accommodation of at least a similar standard to that booked. Responsibility: Asia Escape Holidays acts as an agent only and accepts no responsibility for services provided by the airline, hotel or tour operator or any other service provider. By acceptance of vouchers and documents, the passenger agrees that Asia Escape Holidays is in no way responsible or liable for loss, injury, damage to person, property or otherwise in connection with any and all transportation, accommodation and/or services resulting directly or indirectly from Acts of God, dangers incident to air, sea, fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment, acts of governments or other authorities de jure or de facto, wars – whether declared or not, acts of terrorism, hostilities, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, epidemics, medical or customs regulations, delays or changes in itinerary/schedules for any loss or damage resulting from improper or insufficient passports, visas or other documents or from any other causes beyond the control of Asia Escape Holidays. When making a booking with Asia Escape Holidays, it is deemed that you have read, understood and accepted the conditions as set out herein. Asia Escape Holidays makes no representation as to the safety, conditions or other issues that may exist at any destination. International travel advice can be obtained from various sources, including local government, local consular offices and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Consumer claims: Any claims should be lodged in writing to your travel agent with supporting documentation within 14 days of return to Australia. Additional Conditions: The prices quoted by Asia Escape Holidays are subject to change without notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances such as fluctuation in exchange rates, increases in land, cruise and airfare costs. Itineraries are subject to alteration if airlines schedules are amended or other conditions require it. For further information please visit www.asiaescapeholidays.com

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