Global Action offers a truly bespoke service and no two itineraries are the same. Sometimes, itineraries may be subject to change due to circumstances outside our control. We will always endeavour to give you an outstanding trip tailored to your learning aims.
Meet up at school, where your Global Action Trip Leader will check your kit and run through health and safety briefings.
Travel overnight to Borneo and drive through the heart of Sabah. Witness the impact of the palm oil plantation boom and pass Malaysia’s iconic highest peak, Mount Kinabalu.
Learn about the challenges and successes of orangutan and sun bear conservation from experts at two of Sabah’s leading conservation organisations. Introduction to the rainforest ecosystem on a spectacular canopy walk.
Enjoy amazing views while travelling by boat on the Kinabatangan River, before being fully immersed in the local community for an inter-cultural exchange. Get involved with activites essential to rural village life including boat-making, handicraft and fish trap making, as well as the opportunity to teach English and play games with local children.
The environmental phase of the trip, where you take part in a variety of river cruises alongside an eco-tourism organisation seekign to conserve and protect the ancient Kinabatangan Rainforest. Learn from researchers and community members, and witness first-hand the human impact on this environment whilst making a meaningful contribution to its protection for the future.
Venture into the jungle for a 3-day trek across suspension bridges, through village and jungle trails, and have an opportunity to visit a rural Borneo village, accompanied by your expert Jungle Guides.
Relax and explore Sabah’s state capital, Kota Kinabalu. Time for a Final Review led by your Global Action Leader to analyse and reflect on your activities and experiences.
Time to go home!