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Borneo Orang utans stop-over short break

ITINERARY:

Day 01    Arrive Sandakan airport to be meet and greet and transfer to Sepilok Nature Resort to check in.   You can lunch (not included in price) here if you wish and then later drive to the Orang Utan Rehab Centre.

A guided tour to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabitation Centre. Trek ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden boardwalk to witness the Orang Utans feeding at 1500hrs as they swing through the trees towards the feeding platform for their food.  You may also encounter the long tailed & pig tailed Macaques. Return to reception centre, to view the displays and exhibits at the Information Centre.

In the evening, an hour guided night walk along the Sepilok Forest Trails to experience walking the dark to spot animals or insects. Dinner and overnight at Sepilok Nature Resort.   Overnight at hotel.

Day 02    Breakfast at Resort. Check out and continue your journey to Sukau (by land/ by boat) to Borneo Nature Lodge on the banks of the Kinabatangan River.

Time for orientation and check in.  Relax at the Lodge before embarking by boat up-river at 1600hrs along Sabah's longest river, the Kinabatangan, with opportunity to view wildlife and birds in its virgin mangrove and rainforest habitat. Search for some of the primates species including Proboscis Monkeys as they settle down on treetops. Return to the Lodge and settle down for dinner and overnight stay at Borneo Nature Lodge.

Day 03   Wake up to the calls of birds, insects and animals.  At 6.00am take a morning cruise up to The Kinabatangan River and onto Kelenanap Ox-Bow Lake for bird watching and in search of other wildlife. Take a short jungle walk ( if weather permits ) and experience the wilderness of Borneo before returning to the lodge for breakfast. Free at leisure to explore the surrounding areas or nearby village.

In the evening, boat cruise along the river to see many species of flora and fauna of the rainforest. Overnight stay at Borneo Nature Lodge.

Day 04   Breakfast. Check-out and take a leisurely drive back to Sandakan Town proceed city tour, visit water village, central market, Buddhist temple.

After lunch return to the Orang utan Rehab Centre for the 1500hrs feeding.  

Afterwards go straight to Sandakan airport in time to check in for your flight back home.

(This day activities depend on your flight timings)

 

TOUR PRICE PER PERSON IN POUNDS STERLING (min. 2 persons):

OPTION 1 [2 Way by Land to/from Jungle Lodge]:   GBP 430

OPTION 2 [1 Way Boat + 1 Way Land to/from Jungle Lodge]:   GBP 500


TOUR COST INCLUDES:

Tours & transfer, English speaking guide, entrance fees, accommodation, meals as stated


TOUR COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:

Airfare, camera/video fee, beverage, any item not stated as 'included' above


WHAT TO BRING:

Good walking shoes, light rain jacket, insect repellent, sun block, hat, torch, personal items, leech socks, binoculars