Adventure & Wildlife in Borneo (4 Days/3 Nights) From AED4,385*

Ref: YCTCWN

  • Experience Borneo’s beauty

  • Visit Sepilok Orangutan Reserve

  • Learn about sun bear conservation

  • Cruise the Kinabatangan River

  • Spot rare exotic wildlife

Day 1: Sepilok - Arrival

  (-/-/-)

After meeting with the guide and driver at Sandakan Airport, transfer by private minivan to Sepilok. Arriving in the late afternoon, there are plenty of optional activities available to fill the rest of the day. Askus to add one of these to the itinerary if desired. Alternatively, take some time to rest at the resort after checking in.

 

(Arrivals before 1200 will be transferred to Sepilok Orangutan Reserve in time for the afternoon Feeding session at 1500)

 

Overnight Sepilok Nature Resort

Day 2: Sepilok to Kinabatangan River

(B/L/D)

0800 Eat a hearty breakfast at the hotel and stroll over to the Sepilok Orangutan Reserve for an informative video presentation on the aims and achievements of this award-winning rehabilitation centre. At 10:00 the first feeding of the day occurs. After the first feeding, walk to the adjacent Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre..

 

1130 Transfer from Sepilok to Sandakan Yacht Club Jetty for a boat transfer to the Kinabatangan River. This two-hour boat journey passes by local villages and lush rainforest.

 

1300 Arrive at the lodge, check in and enjoy lunch. The Local guide will conduct a briefing on the upcoming activities and advice on recommended gear. Time in the afternoon to relax.

 

1630 Late in the afternoon, hop on a riverboat for a cruise up the Kinabatangan River in search for wildlife - most notably, the proboscis monkeys which is endemic to Borneo. Other fauna is likely to be spotted in the Lower Kinabatangan Reserve includes elephants, hornbills, gibbons, and many birds. 

 

Return to the lodge for dinner before mid-evening take a stroll along the boardwalk on a lookout for nocturnal animals and interesting insects.

 

Overnight at Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort

Day 3: Kinabatangan

(B/L/D)

0600 Rise early in the morning along with the birds and other animals of the river for a cruise to Kelenanap Oxbow Lake, a crescent shaped lake that formed when the river’s meander became so wide that it cut itself off.

0830 Continue to visit the local fishing village, Kampung Abai. Interact with local Orang Sungai, river people and observe daily activities in the fishing village.

 

1000 Return to the resort for breakfast and the rest of the day is at leisure before heading out in the late afternoon to watch the river activities of many primate species that become active during this time. The afternoon is a particularly advantageous time to spot wildlife and the light is perfect for photography.

 

1630 Set off for another afternoon cruise in search of the mangrove specials, river sceneries, village landscapes and more wildlife. In good weather, there is a possibility to see firefly colonies which are found at certain parts of the river. Cruise back to KWR for dinner at the common area.

 

2030 After dinner, take a night river safari on a look out for target species.

 

Overnight at Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort

Day 4: Kinabatangan - Departure

(B/-/-)

0700 After breakfast a chance to explore the nature board walk around the lodge area.

 

1000 Check-out from hotel and return to Sandakan by boat.

 

1130 Arrival at Sandakan Jetty for onward journey.

If you would like to customize this itinerary, please provide us with your requirements by contacting us.

Services Include

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room in selected hotel

  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)

  • English speaking local guide (for other languages supplements apply)

  • Daily drinking water and cold towels

  • Air-conditioned van

Services Do Not Include

  • Other meals than mentioned

  • Other services than mentioned

  • International and Domestic Flights

  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature

  • Tips, Travel insurance (must include helicopter evacuation for Borneo)

  • Visa for Malaysia

  • Camera/video entrance fees

  • Tourism tax

* The price is subject to different factors such as the number of persons, hotel, date of booking...

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