Guests enjoying the orangutan trekking tour aboard the klotok

Borneo, the third largest island in the world, is a tropical paradise that offers some of the most incredible wildlife adventures on the planet. From orangutan trekking and jungle hikes to river cruises and night walks, Borneo is a wildlife enthusiast’s dream come true. 

Here are just a few reasons why you should put Borneo on your bucket list for your next wildlife adventure.

Diverse Wildlife

Borneo is home to a wealth of unique and exotic species, of course there is the well-known orangutans, but Borneo is home to pygmy elephants, proboscis monkeys, and a wide range of bird species too. Whether you’re a seasoned wildlife photographer or just looking for an unforgettable experience, Borneo offers a chance to see some of the world’s most fascinating animals in their natural habitat.

Unspoiled Rainforests

Borneo’s rainforests are some of the oldest and most pristine in the world, but they are also facing significant threats from deforestation due to the palm oil trade. The island is covered by a vast network of jungle trails that offer endless opportunities to explore and discover the beauty of the rainforest, but it is important to choose a tour that supports conservation efforts and sustainable tourism practices – like Orangutan Trekking Tours.

Cultural Experiences

Borneo is not just about wildlife adventures. The island is also home to a diverse range of indigenous cultures, including the Dayak people, each with their own rich history and traditions. From longhouses and traditional markets to festivals and dance performances, Borneo offers a chance to immerse yourself in the local culture and learn about its fascinating history.

Sustainable Tourism

Borneo is at the forefront of sustainable tourism, with a growing number of eco-friendly lodges and tour operators who are committed to preserving the island’s wildlife and rainforests. By choosing a sustainable tour, you can help support conservation efforts and ensure that Borneo’s incredible wildlife and natural beauty will be preserved for generations to come.

In conclusion, Borneo is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife adventure. With its diverse wildlife, pristine rainforests, and rich cultural experiences, Borneo is a bucket-list destination that you won’t want to miss. 

So pack your bags and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!

Arbain from Orangutan Trekking Tours

We have a fantastic itinerary available for our visitors, and you can customise your trek to include some really special moments or experiences.

Check out our Trekking Tour itineraries here.

We also specialise in photography tours, helping you to capture unforgettable moments in wild Borneo. Our photography tours enabled one photographer to capture the winning photograph of the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year in 2017!

Stay safe, keep well and we look forward to seeing you on one of our tours soon!