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Explore Borneo's wild side

Posted by Anne Fitzgerald, Globe Travel Editor  October 5, 2010 09:00 AM

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baobab_03currents1_trvl.jpgSpot orangutans in the rain forest and endangered sea turtles on a remote Indonesian island during Baobab Expeditions' new Discover the Orangutan adventures, departing Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of Sabah province on Borneo, on Nov. 9, and April 3 and Nov. 9, 2011. You'll visit the Sepilok Nature Resort, a sanctuary where orangutans are rehabilitated, ride down the Kinabatangan River at dawn in search of Proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants, and other wildlife, then return on day nine to explore the markets and beaches of Kota Kinabalu. Prices start at $3,321 per person, based on double occupancy, and include accommodations, some meals, airport transfers, guides, and all park and conservation fees. Ten percent of trip fees go to the Orangutan Appeal, a Britain-based nonprofit that funds orangutan rehabilitation and habitat conservation. 516-622-2279, www.baobabexpeditions.com

 

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