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Riverbank Wildlife Adventure (Chalet)
Guide
Nature Lodge Kinabatangan
Spoken Languages
English, Malay
Location
Kampung Bilit
Maximum Pax
10 people
Duration
3 Days 2 Nights
Minimum Pax
2 people
Next Availability
19 Oct 2019
Enjoy a 3D2N wildlife adventure along the Kinabatangan River! You will start your journey on the first day with a relaxing evening boat cruise in search of wildlife and birdlife along the mighty Kinabatangan river. After the boat ride, you will be provided with dinner before sitting in for a wildlife presentation and an exciting night walk at the back of the lodge.
 
On the second day you will continue with river cruises in the morning and afternoon, with breakfast, lunch, a walk along the river and free-and-easy time in between. At night you will get an opportunity to learn how to dance a local dance with our talented staff before a night trek where you’ll be able to watch sleeping birds and other nocturnal creatures of the jungle.
 
On the final day, enjoy one last early morning river cruise before breakfast and heading off back to the drop off point.
 
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
  • 1 x Lunch
  • 2 x Dinner
  • Land return transfer
  • 2 x Accommodations 
  • 2 x Morning wildlife river cruise
  • 2 x Afternoon wildlife boat cruise
  • 1 x Night walk
  • 1 x Night trekking
  • 1 x Jungle walk
  • In-house guide service

What to Wear

  • Dry fit shirt
  • Short / Long pants
  • Shoes

What to Bring

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

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

11 00          Pick up from Sandakan hotel or pick up point and short briefing about the journey.

11 45          Transit stop at Mango Garden Restaurant, Sepilok where you can your lunch at own                               expenses.

12 30          Stop at Medan Selera Kota Kinabatangan for pick-up and rest.

15 00          Arrived at Bilit jetty. Get off from vehicle and transfer to boat.

15 10          Welcome by a refreshing drink at reception area and will be brief about the Lodge, safety                       procedure and activities during stay.

16 00          Embark on evening boat cruise in search of wildlife and birdlife along the mighty                                   Kinabatangan river.

18 00          Return to lodge for freshen up and enjoy dinner at Café Haji Awang.

19 30          Meet at our AV room for a wildlife presentation. After that, proceed to a night walk at the                     back of lodge.

20 45          Return to lodge and rest.

Day 2

05 30          Wake up and get ready for the morning river cruise.

06 00          Enjoy the morning breeze while searching for wildlife along river bank.

07 30          Back to lodge and breakfast at Haji Awang restaurant.

09 00          Meet your guide for a walk along Kinabatangan River.

12 00          Lunch at Hahi Awang Café. Thereafter, you have a free and easy afternoon until the next                       river cruise.

16 00          Join in another afternoon river cruise to sight more wildlife and birdlife.

18 00          Return to the lodge, freshen up and have dinner.

20 00          Take the opportunity to learn the steps of our local dance with talented staff before night                     trek.

20 30          Enjoy the night trekking to watch sleeping birds and nocturnal creatures of the jungle.

21 15          Return to room and rest.

Day 3

05 30          Get ready for the last river cruise along Kinabatangan River

07 30          Back to lodge for breakfast and return to room for packing.

08 30          Bid your farewell to Nature Lodge Kinabatangan staff before travelling back drop off point.

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 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 12 years and below.
  • 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 Medan Selera, Kota Kinabatangan, Kinabatangan, 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

  • 50% refund for cancellation 30 days or more prior to departure (to be processed within 14-28 working days).
  • NO REFUND for cancellation within 30 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellation within 24 hours prior to departure will be considered as “last minute cancellation” or “absenteeism” will forfeit 100% of their payment.

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