Malaysia & Borneo Holidays

Call 01242 858 200 to speak to a specialist Enquire


It was another intoxicating day in Malaysia's Taman Negara National Park: steamy, exotic and wriggling with life - and that's exactly why A&K's highly professional guide came into his own. One minute he was helping our guests search for the crab-eating macaque and Malayan Peacock Pheasant, the next he had calmly slipped off his shoes and handed them to one of the group.


Clad only in a bikini and towel, she needed to escape a swarm of rampaging honeybees. Emergency over, without a sting in sight, he collected her spilt possessions from the jungle floor, before, with barefoot nonchalance, returning to identify the prolific wildlife for the fascinated guests.


Expecting the unexpected is nothing new for our highly qualified guides. They're the frontline of our large regional team, that has built up a formidable reputation over three decades and can seamlessly link your Abercrombie & Kent luxury Malaysia and Borneo holiday with surrounding destinations. It's a key reason we've hosted an impressive portfolio of guests, including the organisation representing the world's top 8,000 CEOs.

Marauding insects aren't the only thrill on a tour of the country, of course. You can kick back on the peachy beaches of Penang and Langkawi, where sumptuous resorts are swaddled by verdant hills. Alternatively, we can take you inland to the sticky jungle of Taman Negara - the oldest tropical rainforest on the planet - and the cooler Cameron Highlands with its tea estates, orchards and golf courses, or buzzing Kuala Lumpur with its splendid shopping.

Head east across the South China Sea and you'll embark on an A&K Borneo tour. The Malaysian states of Sarawak and Sabah offer diving over reefs teeming with blizzards multicoloured tropical fish, the famous orangutan sanctuary and canopy walks above the rainforest's ecological wonderland. Just watch out for those rampant honeybees.

malaysia

Useful info

Fly to

Kuala Lumpur/Langkawi (Malaysian Airlines)

flying time

11 hours 30 minutes non-stop

time difference

GMT +8 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area

Best time to travel

November - April (Peninsula Malaysia)
March - October (Borneo)

Weather

Malaysia's climate is tropical and humid, with humidity high in the mornings and lower in the afternoons. A typical day is warm and humid with balmy evenings. The main rainy seasons fall from November to February.

Show more

Guest Testimonial

The service provided is excellent. It is the most enjoyable experience and most the memorable holidays, we have had, have been when we have travelled with A&K.

- KO, London


Suggested itineraries in Malaysia & Borneo


Quintessential Malaysia

Nights: 13 | from £3,750

Discover more



Highlights of Malaysia

Nights: 11 | from £1,995

Discover more



Eastern & Oriental Bangkok to Singapore

Nights: 3 | from £1,800

Discover more



Legends & Longhouses

Nights: 11 | from £2,925

Discover more



Highlights of Sabah

Nights: 9 | from £2,325

Discover more



Borneo Wildlife Adventure

Nights: 8 | from £2,995

Discover more



Suggested accommodation in Malaysia & Borneo

Four Seasons Hotel Langkawi

Langkawi                                         

Discover more


Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur                                     

Discover more



Shangri-La Rasa Ria

Kota Kinabalu                                   

Discover more


The Datai

Langkawi                                         

Discover more




View all accommodation


View all

Abai Jungle Lodge

Kinabatangan River, Borneo

Discover more




Call 01242 858 200 to speak to a specialist Enquire


Frame image

Orient & Indian Subcontinent

Annie, Brandon, Debbie, Margaret, Vicky Agnew, Vicky Smith and Rachel - are experts in designing travel experiences across the region to suit your personal needs, interests and budget.

Read more


Sundowner

Sundowner Magazine

Sign-up>

escapology

Escapology E-news

Sign-up