Tour Package (*Prices exclude Tourism Tax.)
 
 
3 Days/2 Nights - Sepilok Orang Utan/Sun Bear/Kinabatangan River/Morning Cruise & Jungle Walk & Gomantong Cave/Sandakan City (Fullboard)
"When you choose to visit/stay within Bilit Adventure Lodge along Kinabatangan River, Sepilok Tropical Wildlife Adventure (STWA) is pleased to contribute RM10 (for each paying guests) to Kinabatangan-Corridor of Life Tourism Operators Association (KiTA) towards conservation purposes. This forms part of STWA commitment towards the conservation efforts of the lower Kinabatangan area. Do ask us for more information."
 
Tour Code Tour Description (Ex-Sandakan)
STW521 : Sepilok Orang Utan/Sun Bear/Kinabatangan River Cruises & Jungle Walk/Gomantong Cave/Sandakan Nature City
Price : RM1450.00 P/PAX (SIC, MIN. 2PAX)
Departures : 0830 hrs (STWA Office, City Hotels, Sandakan Hotel),
0845 hrs (Sabah Hotel), 0915 hrs (Sepilok Jungle Resort)
Or ... Sandakan Airport for the following flights
Pick up- Day 01 BKI/SDK by MH2042 0700-0740hrs / AK6492 0705-0750hrs
Return - Day 03 SDK/BKI by AK6499 ETD1815hrs
Day 1 : 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.

    Optional :      Night jungle walk can be arranged, pay locally @ RM10.00 nett p/pax/hrs.
                        Tree planting can also 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 nature jungle walk to experience the riverine forest. 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 a second night at Bilit Adventure Lodge.

    Optional:           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 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.
  • Tour price includes:
    Tour, accomodation & transfer based on SIC basis, park entrance fees, escorted by English speaking guide, meals.
  • Excludes:
    Camera fee, drink, Tourism Tax @ RM 10.00 p/room/night.

What to bring (recommendations):
Raincoat (wet season Nov-Feb), cap/hat, insect repellent, sun cream, good walking shoes, socks, (leech socks are available for sale), a pair of sandals, torch light, comfortable cotton T-shirt with long or short pant, binocular, camera, personal toiletries and medications.



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