We are based in Brunei, providing tour packages and nature based excursions.
Bask in the all year summer weather with occasional friendly sunny spells. The tropical warmth and reflects the friendly locals.
Darussalam loosely translates to “Abode of Peace” in Arabic. Brunei is a peaceful country with relatively low crime rates (According to Numbeo) making it solo travel friendly.
Nearly 80% of Brunei land is covered with forests – 60% of which are untouched. An ultimate nature’s playground, it is one of the few places in the world that leaves the yearning effect in visitor’s hearts.
A perfect gateway to Asia and beyond. Brunei is conveniently located in the North of the Borneo island, accessible to international and domestic flight routes. The Brunei International Airport is a 10 minutes drive from the capital, equipped with money changers, ATMS and other world class facilities. Alternatively, other nearby airports outside the country includes Miri and Kota Kinabalu.
Heritage and Culture
One of the oldest and remaining Sultanates in the world, Brunei does not shy away from its grandiose royal exhibits and occasions. This resonates in its modern Islamic architectures which can be seen in government buildings and mosques.
And beaches, and Kampong Ayer, and panoramic waterfronts, and glittering rivers, and mystical lakes, and rainbows, and endless hike trails to explore, and waterfalls, and parks in the middle of the city, and monkeys as neighbors, and friendly drivers who beep only to say Hi!
Some facts about Borneo
The Borneo rainforest is 130 million years old, making it the oldest rainforest in the world. There are about 15,000 species of flowering plants with 3,000 species of trees, 221 species of terrestrial mammals, 420 species of resident birds, and 440 freshwater fish species in Borneo (about the same as Sumatra and Java combined). It is the centre of evolution and radiation of many endemic species of plants and animals.
Why we love what we do – BorneoGuide in short
We work with Mother Nature and practice community based tourism. Click here to learn more about our Sumbiling Eco Village in Temburong. Regardless whether you’re an independent traveler to corporate team building trips, we cater our packages suitable for your purpose and guarantee that it will be a meaningful one.
Brunei Darussalam is undoubtedly one of Asia’s unexploited greatest hidden gems. A mere getaway – a stopover as some might deem it to be. Conveniently located in the North of Borneo Island, Brunei connects travelers from Asia and beyond. A kingdom of unexpected treasures because we understand as travelers, the best trips are the unexpected ones. Our off the beaten tour packages “link” covers the beautiful attractions in all four districts of Brunei. Check out some of our best selling tours here. Short of time or have something different in mind? Talk to us here.
Here at BorneoGuide, we would like to add more meaning to your journey. With integrity and passion, we promise to deliver.
To be a leading social enterprise in providing sustainable eco-tourism.
By supporting community based tourism and by being a responsible tour provider.
From Passion to Profession
What started as a hobby and a career for founder, Leslie Chiang decades ago has impacted communities and inspired the new generation. Leslie started his career as a tour guide and in 2000 established an eco-tourism company called HASA Incentives where BorneoGuide is the company’s product brand. Growing up in a village environment, he is always passionate about travelling and being close to mother nature and would always organize trips for friends, families, visitors to tropical rainforests.
The company is an extension of his personality.
With its open-hearted approach, BorneoGuide has open its doors to like-minded staffs´ volunteers, part timers and students on vocational experience.