Orangutans, Wildlife and Mount Kinabalu
Fantastic trip that brings you the finest of Borneo.
The Borneo Wildlife and Mount Kinabalu tour are 9 days 8 nights packed with everything you can wish for, including exploring four of the most famous attractions in Borneo. Discover the Green Turtles Egg laying at Turtle Island, visit the orangutans at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, explore the exceptional wildlife at the Kinabatangan River and end your tour at the summit of one of the highest mountains in South East Asia, Mount Kinabalu.
Day 1 : Arrival Sandakan
Pick up at the airport followed by transfer to your hotel in Sandakan. You will be staying at the Four Points by Sheraton hotel in the midst of Sandakan city.
Included : Airport Transfers & Accommodation at Four Points by Sheraton – Deluxe Room
Day 2 : Selingan (Turtle) Island
We will pick you up and transfer you to Sandakan Jetty for one hour boat journey to Selingan Island. Check-in into chalet and spend the day at leisure, swimming or snorkelling.
After dinner, you will be divided into small groups while waiting for the signal from the park ranger for the appropriate time to see the green turtle lay eggs on the beach.
You will also have the opportunity to witness the eggs being transferred to hatchery from the nesting site and the release of the baby turtles onto the shore. Overnight at the island chalet.
Included : Boat Transfer To Selingan Island, Entrance Fees, English Speaking Guide & Chalet Accommodation In Selingan Island
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3 : Selingan / Sukau
Depart to the mainland after breakfast and proceed to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Watch a short video documentary of the rehabilitation activities before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to witness the feeding of the Orang Utan at 1000hrs. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world’s smallest bear.
After lunch, by land to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah’s longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife in virgin mangrove, wetland and rainforest habitats. After check-in and afternoon refreshment, we take a river cruise using electric motor in search of some of the 10 primate species. Sukau is home to Borneo pygmy elephants, orang utans, proboscis monkeys and all eight species of hornbills in Borneo.
Return for solar heated hot shower, candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide show and interpretation by naturalist guide. Overnight in Sukau Rainforest Lodge, in 2015 awarded by National Geographic as one of the “Unique Lodges of the World”.
Included : Land Transfer To Sukau, Entrance Fees, English Speaking Guide & Accommodation At Sukau Rainforest Lodge – Superior Room
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 4 : Sukau – Kinabatangan River
Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills and hot Sabah tea!
At 6.00am, you will go on a morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, proceed to have an educational tour at our own in-house Hornbill Boardwalk, located behind the lodge with our in-house naturalist.
In the afternoon, you will proceed to have another river cruise for more wildlife sighting. Overnight stay at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.
Included : English Speaking Guide & Accommodation At Sukau Rainforest Lodge – Superior Room
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner
Day 5 : Sukau / Sandakan
After breakfast, return to Sandakan by land. Visit Sandakan War Memorial and proceed to Rainforest Discovery Centre. Take a bird view of the centre from the canopy walk and hanging bridge before exploring the botanical garden, home to various species of flora. We will then transfer you to Sepilok Nature Resort for your overnight stay.
Included : English Speaking Guide, Land Transfer To Sandakan, Entrance Fee & Accommodation At Sepilok Nature Resort.
Meals : Breakfast & Lunch
Day 6 : Sandakan / Kundasang
We leave the East coast and Sandakan behind us and drive inland towards the massive Mount Kinabalu. You overnight accommodation will be at Kinabalu Pine Resort. Relax in your hotel or you may opt to walk around the small town of Kundasang to see the local villages nearby.
Included :Transfer From Sandakan To Kinabalu Park, English Speaking Guide, Entrance Fees & Accommodation In Kinabalu Pine Resort – Standard Room
Meals : Breakfast & Lunch
Day 7 : Mount Kinabalu
Transfer to Timpohon gate to start ascending for approximately 4-6 hour to Laban Rata at 3272 meter above the sea level. Take your time to enjoy the colorful rhododendrons, pitcher plants, wild orchids and other interesting vegetation along the trail. Overnight in Mountain hut dormitory room.
Included : Permit, Insurance, Mountain Guide, Transfer To Timpohon Gate & Accommodation At Mountain Hut – Dormitory Room
Meals : Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Dinner
Day 8 : Mount Kinabalu / Kota Kinabalu
Start climbing at 2.00 a.m. to reach the summit (Low’s Peak, 4,095M) by dawn to catch the sunrise at 6 a.m. Enjoy a breathtaking view from the peak before returning to the mountain hut for breakfast. Descend to Park Headquarters afterward. Have an afternoon tea break before returning to Kota Kinabalu.
Included : Mountain Guide, Transfer Back To Kota Kinabalu, Certificate & Accommodation In Grandis Hotel – Superior Room
Meals : Breakfast & Afternoon Tea
Day 9 : Departure
Transfer out to Kota Kinabalu International Airport for your departure flight.
Please contact us if you wish to extend your tour or make personalized changes to the package. We would recommend you to spend few nights at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort before going home.
Included : Transfer to Kinabalu Airport
Meals : Breakfast
|Date||MYR per Adult|
|1 April - 31 March||*5,900 - **6,500|
*From Price – Based on minimum 4 adults travelling
** From Price – Based on minimum 2 adults travelling
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