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“Mt Kinabalu/Poring Springs rainforest Day Tour”

Exotic Borneo Travel Management
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Day Trip to Mount Kinabalu Poring Rainforest
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Ranked #26 of 82 Tours in Kota Kinabalu
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Exotic Borneo Travel Management is based in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo and licensed by the Malaysian Tourism board. Over 40 years of service, we are fully experienced in handling more than 1000+ passengers per day. Exotic Borneo is also the only Ground Handler in Borneo with Public Liability Insurance of (RM1,000,000) for Sabah, Brunei and Sarawak. We specialize in Mount Kinabalu treks to conquer the summit, white water rafting, off the beaten trek through our forest and special interest groups such as bird watching, garden groups and corporate team building. Our Motto is "Commitment to Excellence" which is reflected by the letter of recommendations from our satisfied customers. Tour Desks at Shang-Rila Rasa Ria Resort and Shang-Rila Tanjung Aru ready to serve you or your clients. We are coordinators that enjoy creativity, improving on existing products and perfection in organizing to ensure customer satisfaction.
Reviewed 26 July 2012

We made a day trip to Mt Kinabalu/Poring and it is a highly recommended trip for visitors to KK,especially for those with limited time. Our trip was made more memorable with the professional services of Exotic Borneo.

The guide and driver arrived punctually and were very professional throughout the trip. The guide(Sharon) was knowledgeable and shared many local anecdotes and history and also helped us with photo taking when we made a stop at Nabalu. She also accompanied us on the walk through the Poring rainforest and ensured our safety. The experienced driver accomodated our requests to make several stops on route home. Will definitely engage their services when we next visit KK.

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Reviewed 12 July 2012

Join one of their tours and was guided by a tour guide with no knowledge. Most of the time keeping quiet and one time was sleeping!

The good thing is Sabah is beautiful, it is a waste that not run by a professional company.

1  Thank RobIkawat
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Management response:Responded 13 July 2012

Dear RobIkawat

Thank you for your review however we do not seem to have a record of your booking. Is it possible for your to email to me at sales@exborneo.com to give me further details on your tour. It would be greatly appreciated as you are the second person that have written in trip advisor indicating such bad service but we have no record. I am just thinking it could be someone using our company name to sell tours or either our name is mistaken with another company. Based on the review you have written on the hotels, I am presuming that you stayed at Eden hotel and Gaya Center. Our records shows no pick up from either of these two hotels as well in the month of June.

Your kind assistance would be greatly appreciated for us to investigate further what is going on.
We treat all comments very seriously and our guides are all professionally trained with license from the Ministry of Tourism.

Warmest regards

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Reviewed 28 June 2012

We went on tour through Sabah during one week in June 2012 with Exotic Borneo. We had one guide,Nick, from Kota Kinabalu to the region of Mt Kinabalu. Then another guide, Jenny, and Jeff, the driver, to visit the region of the River Kinabatangan and Sandakan. It was a wonderful experience and we thank them very much for their professional and friendly services. They were always on time and tried to satisfy our wishes. They provided us with a lot of information about the country, the animals and their environment. We don't hesitate to recommend Exotic Borneo and his team !

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Reviewed 27 January 2012

We went to KK to climb Mt Kinnabalu. The trip was well organized and the guides were very helpful and knowledgeable. Didn't know we overpaid, until the agent informed us! Overall a great trip!

3  Thank Yindee1234
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Reviewed 29 November 2011

We go to Kota Kinabalu almost yearly as we love the laid back feel of the city and its wonderful seafood and friendly people. We have two young boys and usually planned to arrive in the day time or around sleep time. Hence early check in requests and interconnecting rooms have always been a top priority. As we travel every 3 months or so, I have been in situations where upon arrival with two tired kids (and two tired adults!) our requests were still not noted at check in, when I have double check and triple checked with the travel agent. NEVER a problem with exotic borneo! We have used them many times and each time their friendly staff would correspond by email in a clear and prompt manner. Their room rates are very competitive with the rest of the market and EVERY request would be conveyed to the hotel and noted in the emails. This in turn made check in hassle free. Highly recommended for their professionalism!

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