2D1N Bilit Rainforest Lodge - Sepilok Orangutan / Kinabatangan River / Gomantong Cave / Sandakan


TOUR INFORMATION

TOUR CODE: ABSK-WA1504
DESCRIPTION: 2D1N BILIT RAINFOREST LODGE - SEPILOK ORANGUTAN / KINABATANGAN RIVER / GOMANTONG CAVE / SANDAKAN
REGION: Sandakan
DURATION: 2 Days 1 Night
MINIMUM: 1 Pax
AVAILABILITY: Everyday
PICK UP POINT: Your Hotel in Sandakan City / Sandakan Airport
PICK UP TIME: To Be Arranged
DROP OFF POINT: Your Hotel in Sandakan City / Sandakan Airport
DROP OFF TIME: 13:00 Hrs / 14:00 Hrs / 16:00 Hrs (Depending Tour Option Chosen)
* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.

Tour highlights

  •  Gomantong Cave
  •  Kinabatangan River Cruise
  •  Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
  •  Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  •  Sandakan City Tour (optional add-on)
  •  Bilit Rainforest Lodge
  • COMPLIMENTARY 01 Night River Cruise 
 

Sample itinerary

Day 1 - Sandakan / Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre / Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre / Bilit Rainforest Lodge / Kinabatangan River Cruise

  • Meet and pick up at your hotel lobby or Sandakan airport.
  • Head over to the famous Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre located at the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve.
  • Upon arrival, your guide will brief you before entering the Centre.
  • You will then watch a short video documentary with information on the rehabilitation of an orphaned Orang Utan.
  • Enjoy and explore as you get to encounter Bornean-endemic Orang Utans up close as they frolic in their natural habitat.
  • You will proceed to a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest where you can witness the Orang Utan feeding from a feeding platform.
  • After enjoying some time with the Orang Utans, you will proceed to Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre.
  • Sun Bear is the smallest bear in the world where their height of adult is around 120cm to 150cm (while standing); weight around 27kg to 65kg. You can easily spot white or yellowish crescent marking on its chests.
  • Embark on a 2-hour journey through rustic countryside villages to the Bilit Jetty.
  • Upon arrival at the jetty, you will take a short boat ride to Bilit Rainforest Lodge located at Bilit Village.
  • You will be welcomed with a drink upon arrival at the Bilit Rainforest Lodge as you check-in.
  • Lunch is served for you to refuel and recharge!
  • In the evening, you will be take a river cruise along the Kinabatangan River to encounter wildlife situated along the river. A few favourites include the Proboscis Monkey, rare bird species of Borneo, and maybe even Pygmy Elephants!
  • Around 1900Hrs, dinner is served in the dining hall.
  • After dinner, you can go for a complimentary night safari cruise where you can spot nocturnal animals, crocodiles and birds.
  • After a full day out, it’s time to relax before spending the night at Bilit Rainforest Lodge.
Meals : Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Bilit Rainforest Lodge

Day 2 - Gomantong Cave / Sandakan Airport or Hotel

  • After breakfast, check out of Bilit Rainforest Lodge.
  • It’s time for some cave exploring. You will be taken on a 30-minute drive to the famous Gomantong Caves!
  • Explore the Gomantong Caves – home to millions of bats and swiftlets. You may get to witness the harvesting of birds’ nests!
  • After your tour, you will be brought out to lunch in Local Restaurant.
  • It’s time to bid an enjoyable trip goodbye as you are transferred to your respective hotels or Sandakan airport.
     

OPTIONAL-ADD ON: SANDAKAN CITY TOUR OR RAINFOREST DISCOVERY CENTER (R.D.C) OR SANDAKAN WAR MEMORIAL OR AGNES KEITH HOUSE
(Additional charge of MYR 70/- per pax per tour) 

  • Continue the tour to the additional add on tours of your choice. Tour ends between 1400hrs (if you choose any 1 optional-add on tour) or 1600hrs (if you choose any 2 optional-add on tours) 
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch

Meals 01 Breakfast, 02 Lunches, 01 Dinner
Includes Meals as Stated, Entrance Fee, Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach), English Speaking Guide, 01 Night Accommodation, 01 River Cruise
Accommodation 01 Night Bilit Rainforest Lodge (Standard Chalet) or Similar
Excludes Domestic Airfares (BKI>SDK>BKI), Camera and Video Fees, Personal Expenses, Alcoholic & Carbonated Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance, Any Items Not Mentioned

Optionals

Upgrade to Deluxe Chalets - Honeymoon or VIP Premier 

  • Additional of MYR 150 per pax per night.

Optional Add-On Tours : (SIC basis, min. of 2 persons)

  • Night Cruise @ MYR 120 per pax
  • Jungle Trek @ MYR 60 per pax
  • Night Walk @ MYR 80 per pax

(ADVANCE BOOKING IS REQUIRED)

Private River Cruise Service

  • Additional of MYR 190 per boat per river cruise for private cruises

Cruising Time

  • - Evening Cruise will start at 1600hrs, any early or late departure will be considered as PRIVATE CRUISE. Private River Cruise surcharge of MYR 190 will be imposed.
  • Easy & Relaxed with comfortable walking shoes.
  • Good walking shoes
  • Light raincoat
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun block
  • Sun hat
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Leech socks
  • Please ensure you are holding air ticket to Sandakan.
  • If you are arriving at Sandakan Airport on the day of your tour, our friendly guide will greet and pick you up from the airport with a placard bearing your good name.
  • Day 2 lunch location may vary depending on your flight time.
  • Standard check-in and check-out times for most hotels & resorts are 1400 Hrs & 1200 Hrs. However, check-in & check-out times may vary depending on each accommodation. So kindly check with us to get accurate check-in & check-out times of your accommodation.
  • 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 per room per night regardless of accommodation star level.The TTx is to be paid upon check-in. Malaysians or permanent residents residing in Malaysia are exempted from TTx and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in for the exemption.
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  • The above flight timings are suggestions and subject to changes. Before you book your flight ticket(s), please always check with the airline schedules for the correct flight timings that are most suited to your needs and tour options that you have chosen.
  • This package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transport vehicle.  Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee.  Please inform us when making the bookings. 
  • Activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations.
  • Amazing Borneo Tours does not guarantee wildlife sightings.
  • Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels due to traffic conditions, please reconfirm with our staffs. Should the transport be delayed, please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements.
  • Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
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