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Sandakan & Kinabatangan Nature Safari
Guide
Nasalis Larvatus Tours
Spoken Languages
English, Mandarin, Malay
Location
Sepilok & Kampung Bilit
Maximum Pax
10 people
Duration
3 Days 2 Nights
Minimum Pax
2 people
Next Availability
19 Oct 2019
Experience the best that nature has to offer with this Sandakan Nature Safari! You will get to spend some time with orang utans at the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and Bornean sun bear at the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre. Next, depart for Nature Kinabatangan Lodge and hop on a boat cruise in search for wildlife and birdlife along the Kinabatangan river. In the evening, you will freshen up and head to dinner, before going on a night walk accompanied by guides.
 
There’s much more to do the next day! You will go on a morning cruise before breakfast and a trek through the jungle to Bilit Ox-Bow Lake with a guide. Hop on to another evening boat cruise and a night walk via a different route.
 
On the final day you will get on your final river cruise. You will then return to the lodges for breakfast and check out, before going to the final stop, Gomantong Cave.
 
About Sandakan:
Sandakan, the former capital of British North Borneo, is the second largest city in Sabah after Kota Kinabalu. It is located in the East Coast of Sabah and is famous for its wide range of seafood available. Back in the days, it was known as Sabah’s ‘Little Hong Kong’ due to the large amount of Chinese migrants from Hong Kong.
 
About Kinabatangan:
The Kinabatangan river, located in Sabah, is the second longest river in Malaysia at 560 km. It is known for its remarkable wildlife and fascinating habitats such as the limestone caves and mangrove swamps. In terms of wildlife, it is home to Borneo’s indigenous proboscis monkeys, Bornean orangutan and Asian elephants.


What’s Included

  • 2 x Breakfast
  • 2 x Lunch
  • 2 x Dinner
  • Free flow of coffee & tea
  • 2 x Accommodation
  • Land return transfer
  • Boat return transfer
  • Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre entrance fee
  • Borneo SunBear Conservation centre entrance fee
  • Gomantong cave entrance fee
  • 2 x Morning wildlife river cruise
  • 2 x Afternoon wildlife boat cruise
  • 2 x Guided night nature walk
  • 1 x Guided trekking to Ox-Bow Lake
  • English speaking guide


What to Wear

  • Dry fit short
  • Short pants
  • Shoes


What to Bring

  • Sunblock
  • Insect repellent
  • Towel
  • Raincoat
  • Hat / Cap
  • Extra clothing
  • Personal toiletries
  • Sunglasses
  • Extra snacks or drinks
  • First aid kit / Personal medication
  • Torch light
  • Sandals


Appropriate for

  • Everyone that is physically healthy.
  • Participants do not have health condition such as heart attack etc.
  • Pregnant women are not suitable to take part in this tour due to the nature and adventures of the tour.

Day 1

0830         Pickup from Sandakan airport or hotel.

0930         Arrive at Sepilok Orang Utan Rebabilitation Centre.

1030         Depart to Borneo SunBear Conservation Centre.

1200         Lunch at local restaurant.

1300         Depart to Nature Lodge Kinabatangan.

1500         Check in.

1600         Boat cruise search for wildlife and bird-life along Kinabatangan River.

1800         Freshen up.

1900         Dinner.

2000         Night walk accompany by guide.


Day 2

0600         Morning river cruise.
 
0800
         Return back to lodges and breakfast.

0900         Jungle trek to Bilit Ox-Bow Lake with guide.

1200         Return to lodge for lunch.

1300         Free at leisure and rest after lunch.

1600         Evening boat cruise.

1800         Freshen up and dinner.

1930         Night walk at different route.


Day 3

0600         Morning river cruise.

0800         Return back to lodges and breakfast.

0830         Check out and depart to Gomantong Cave.

1130         Depart back to Sandakan airport or hotel.

Important Notes

  • Rate Per Person is based on join-in basis shared guide and transportation.
  • All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
  • All rates are based on chalet of 2-3 pax.
  • All rates are not included flight tickets and land transfer from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan.
  • A minimum of 2 adults per booking is required.
  • Boat trips and night walk are subjected to the weather/safety condition.
  • Each guest is allowed to carry only one bag and one carry-on item such as a purse or briefcase. Assistive devices and outer garments do not count as personal items. Maximum Dimensions of Carry-on Luggage : 24”x14”x9” (length+width+height). if you have more bags than permitted or your bags exceed the linear restrictions, please inform us beforehand so we may do the necessary preparations to accommodate your luggage. Failure to do so will result in either penalty fees or they may need to carry your own luggage. Penalty fees will be charged MYR 20.00 per luggage.
  • Due to traffic conditions, departure time varies from a different hotel. Should there be any delay, please call the telephone number stated on the e-ticket before making alternative arrangements.
  • Effective as of 1st September 2017, the Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia will be implementing a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX). Foreign tourists will be required to pay a flat rate of MYR 10.00 per room per night. This is payable to the hotel upon check-in.


Child Policy

  • Child rate applies for children aged between 2 to 12 years old.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Outskirts Hotels Pick-up & Drop Off Surcharges

  • Additional charges per pax are chargeable for pickup points aside from Sandakan airport and hotels, Sabah.


Private Tour Service

  • Private tour is available at a reasonable fee for private guide & transportations.


Terms & Conditions

  • For the safety of our clients, due to inclement weather or due to events beyond our control Golden Kestrel Tours Sdn. Bhd. may need to cancel a tour. We reserve the right to change to an alternatives tour or cancel the tour at our absolute discretion. In such event, no resource or claims shall be made against us.
  • Golden Kestrel Tours Sdn. Bhd. reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should beyond our control render if necessary.
  • Golden Kestrel Tours Sdn. Bhd. shall not be liable in consequence of war, strike, riots, and natural disaster or conditions beyond the control of our company.

Cancellation Policy
  • Full cancellation charge will be imposed upon for any cancellation for confirmed bookings.

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