3 Days 2 Nights Sepilok Orang Utan, Kinabatangan River,Morning Cruise and Ox-Bow Lakes and Gomantong Cave, Sandakan City
Day 01 - Sandakan/Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre/Kinabatangan River (L/D)
Meet on upon arrival at SDK airport or pick up at respective hotels as listed on above. Transfer to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, watching one of the nature’s most endangered animal species, the ‘Orang Utan’ or ‘Man of the Jungle’, in local language swing from branches to branches towards to the feeding station in the forest. Watch the scheduled video show programmes (25 mins) and visit to the Exhibition Hall. After Sepilok, proceed to Sun Bear Conservation Center to see the world’s smallest bear in its natural environment. Lunch en route at SJR. After lunch, we drive overland to Bilit, Kinabatangan River, home to the 10 species of primates namely Proboscis monkeys, langurs, macaques, orang utan, slow loris, western tarsier, 8 species of hornbills such as Rhinoceros Hornbill, Pied Hornbill, Black Hornbill, Helmeted Hornbill (50kg, 120cm), kingfishers, bubuls, trogons, flycatchers, sunbirds, broadbills, herons, mangrove snakes, vipers, estuarine crocodile, asian elephants and many more wildlife. Arrive at Bilit around 1430hrs, check into your accommodation. By 1530hrs, have an afternoon tea with some local bites. After a short briefing by the nature guide, take an afternoon cruise (4.00pm) along the Kinabatangan River (Sabah’s longest river at 560km) where you can observe wildlife on the boat itself. Dinner & overnight stay at Bilit Adventure Lodge.
Night walk can be arranged, pay locally @ RM10.00 nett p/pax/hrs.
Tree planting also can be arranged, pay locally @ RM10.00 nett p/tree.
Day 02 - Kinabatangan River/Jungle Walk/Kinabatangan River (B/L/D)
Wake up early in the morning to start the day with an early river cruise at about 6.00am. After the one hours boat cruise, proceed back to Bilit Lodge for breakfast. Late morning, depart for a guided jungle walk through the riverine forest for wildlife sighting. Trek back to Bilit Lodge, freshen up, have lunch, take a short nap. Late afternoon, get ready for another afternoon river cruise to a different part of the river to see more wildlife. Dinner and stay second night at Bilit Adventure Lodge.
Day 03 - Kinabatangan River/Morning Cruise/Gomantong Cave/Sandakan Nature City/Airport (B/L)
Breakfast. By 0830 hrs, depart Bilit for Gomantong Cave to explore the largest limestone & bird nests cave in Sabah where millions of swiftlets make the cave their home. After cave, return to Sandakan for lunch. Afternoon, depart for Sandakan Nature City Tour. The City Tour includes a visit to Sandakan Memorial Park, Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, located on a steep hill top where you can have a magnificent view overlooking Sandakan Bay & Town Centre. Then, continue to one of the oldest church in Sabah, St. Michael’s Church where you can see a century old building where Christianity is preached. Drive to the Central Market where you can see the local produce and fresh seafood being sold. Visit to the Agnes Keith Museum to learn about the life in the colonial days on Agnes & Harry Keith. Harry was the first conservator of the Forestry Department in Sabah. Final stop at the nearby English Tea House where you may have another spectacular view of Sandakan Nature City. Here, you may have your own choices of refreshment (own account). After tour, transfer to Sandakan airport/hotel.
2 nights accommodation at Bilit Adventure Lodge (Standard Room), All land & boat transfers as per itinerary, 2 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners, entrance fee and English speaking guide.
Return airfare (BKI or SDKor BKI) and items not mentioned above.
What to bring (recommendations):
Raincoat (wet season Nov-Feb), cap or hat, insect repellent, sun cream, good walking shoes or trekking boots, socks, (leech socks are available for sale), torch light, comfortable cotton T shirt with long or short pant, binocular, camera, personal toiletries and medications.
Terms and Condition
- The above package is applicable to ALL market.
- Peak Season Surcharge applied on Hari Raya Puasa, Christmas, - Public Holidays period or any other day whereby a Hotel surcharge will be imposed as per respective hotel above mentioned.
- Above rates valid till 31 December 2020 ONLY
- Above room rates based on the lowest room categories.
- The management reserves the right to change or discontinue this promotional package without prior notice. However, confirmed bookings shall be honored.
- Prices quoted are in Ringgit Malaysia
- Minimum 2 Adults unless stated,
- Room Reservation is subject to availability
- Cancellation charges may applied