5D4N Jewels Of Danum Valley Combo


REGION: Danum Valley
DURATION: 5 Days 4 Nights
AVAILABILITY: Daily Departure
PICK UP POINT: Your Hotel in Lahad Datu City / Lahad Datu Airport
PICK UP TIME: To be Arranged
DROP OFF POINT: Your Hotel in Lahad Datu City / Lahad Datu Airport
DROP OFF TIME: Depends on Your Flight Departure Time
* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.

Tour highlights

  • Opportunity to spot a large variety of Borneo endemic Birds, Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Plants.
  • Stunning sunrise and sunset views from vantage viewing points.
  • Trek through pristine and untouched rainforest wonders.
  • Explore the rainforest beaches of Danum Valley and take a refreshing dip in a river.
  • Encounter nocturnal wildlife on your night walks and drives.
  • Pick Up / Drop Off.
  • Meals Included.

Sample itinerary


  • Pick-up from Lahad Datu at 0830hrs and travel for 2 ½ hours to - Danum Valley Field Centre (DVFC). Along the way, enjoy the stunning views of Borneo's 130-million-year-old tropical rainforest.
  • Upon arrival, head to the DVCA Reception & Information Building for registration and briefing by DVFC staff before checking in to your accommodation.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at the dining hall.
  • After lunch, meet with your nature guide to plan your activities at DVFC. You can relax and take a short nap before your afternoon walk around the centre. Keep on the lookout for the resident orang utan, red-leaf monkey, sambar deer, wild boar, hornbills, and other wildlife during your walk.
  • Return to the centre by sundown for your dinner at the dining hall.
  • After dinner, join the guided night walk or drive to spot nocturnal wildlife (weather permitting).
  • Return to your accommodation for a good night's rest.
Meals : Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Danum Valley Field Centre (DVFC)


  • Good morning! Wake up at 0600hrs for morning nature and wildlife observation with your nature guide.
  • Return to the centre for breakfast. After your meal, feel free to head out for a walk on the nature trail or along the suspension bridge. Wildlife spottings are common in and around the centre.
  • Enjoy your lunch before heading off for more jungle trekking in the afternoon. Please consult your nature guide if you wish to go on a longer trail. 
  • Head back to the centre in the late evening for dinner. After dinner, embark on another night walk or drive to spot nocturnal wildlife (weather permitting).
  • Head back to your accommodation to get some well-deserved rest.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Danum Valley Field Center (DVFC)


  • Good morning! Your day starts at 0430hrs for the 4x4 drive to Bukit Atur for an early morning hike to see the sunrise (optional). Alternatively, you can sleep in and take a morning walk with your nature guide at 0600hrs.
  • Return to the centre for a hearty breakfast at the dining hall. After your meal, feel free to take some time to rest or explore a trail near the centre.
  • Check out of the accommodation by 1030hrs and depart for Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
  • You will arrive at Borneo Rainforest Lodge by 1200hrs. Check in to your accommodation and head to the restaurant for lunch.
  • At 1430hrs, go to the Conference Room for a slide presentation before starting your afternoon trek through the nature trails and tree-top canopy.
  • Return to the lodge by 1900hrs for dinner.
  • After dinner, head out for a night drive in an open-top vehicle to look for nocturnal animals (subject to weather conditions).
  • Return to your accommodation for a well-earned sleep.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Borneo Rainforest Lodge


  • Rise and shine! Head to the restaurant for breakfast before your morning jungle trek. You will visit the Kadazandusun burial site called Coffin Cliff before proceeding to View Point for a bird's eye view of the area and a refreshing swim at the Jacuzzi Pool.
  • Return to the lodge for lunch and take a short rest before continuing with your afternoon activity. You may go for another jungle trek or river tubing along the Danum River.
  • Head back to the lodge by 1900hrs for dinner.
  • After your meal, go on a night walk to see more nocturnal animals (subject to weather conditions).
  • Return to your accommodation for a night's rest.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Borneo Rainforest Lodge


  • Good morning! Head over to the restaurant for breakfast before enjoying the rest of the day at your leisure.
  • At 1200hrs, enjoy your lunch at the restaurant.
  • Check out by 1330hrs and depart for Lahad Datu (2.5 hours drive).
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch

Meals 04 Breakfast, 05 Lunch, 04 Dinner
  • 02 Night in Danum Valley Field Center (DVFC) (Private Room Basis)
  • 02 Nights in Borneo Rainforest Lodge - (Depends on Your Choice)
Includes Scheduled Return Land Transfer (Seat-in Coach), Meals as Stated, Accommodation as Stated, Conservation Fee, Entrance Fees, Night Drive(s) as Stated (if weather permits), Guided Jungle Activities, English-Speaking Guide, and English-Speaking Support Team.
Excludes Domestic Airfares (BKI>LDU>BKI), Alcoholic Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance, Personal Expenses, Peak Season Surcharge (if any), Unscheduled Land Transfer Charges, Tipping (Optional), Any Items / Activities Not Mentioned
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Raincoat
  • Cap/Hat
  • Insect Repellent 
  • Good Trekking Shoes or Boots
  • Socks
  • Leech Socks (available for sale)
  • Head Torch or Torch Light
  • Comfortable T-Shirts (long sleeves and quick-dry recommended)
  • Outdoor Pants (long, quick-dry and earthy colours recommended)
  • Dry Bags (to keep your things dry)
  • Swimwear
  • Binoculars
  • Camera (for non-commercial use only)
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Personal Toiletries and Medications
  • Complimentary coffee and tea are available all day at the dining hall.
  • Vegetarian meals can be provided at the dining hall upon request.
  • Please ensure you are holding an air ticket to Lahad Datu.
  • Cell phone coverage is available but limited depending on weather conditions and satellite function. Be prepared to have no coverage for some of your stay.
  • Danum Valley Field Centre's electricity is powered by generators. The generators will shut down from 2300hrs - 0700hrs. Battery-powered lamps are provided in each room, but you may wish to bring your own torchlight. Borneo Rainforest Lodge (BRL) has 24-hour electricity.
  • 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 are required to present valid identification upon check-in for the exemption.
  • Recommended flights from Kota Kinabalu to Lahad Datu: Malaysia Airlines MH3010 (ETD 0610hrs / ETA 0705hrs)
    Recommended flights from Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu: Malaysia Airlines MH3023 (ETD 1730hrs / ETA 1825hrs)
  • The above flight timings are suggestions and subject to changes. Please always check with the airline schedules for the flight times most suited to your needs.
  • A permit is required for any photos and videos taken for commercial use. This must be arranged before your trip.
  • Danum Valley Field Centre is a no-fly zone. If you wish to fly a drone, you must apply for a permit at least 2 months prior to your trip.
  • The power outlets at the centre are all UK 3-pin sockets. For electronics and appliances that do not have UK 3-pin plugs, you may wish to bring your own power adapters.
  • 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.
  • Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
  • 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.
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.
  • Make sure you always have enough dry bags and think about ways of keeping your equipment dry as the rainforest can be quite unpredictable and wet items will be extremely hard to dry or air out.
  • Before departing from Lahad Datu, you may ask your driver to bring you to a local shop to buy "adidas kampung" (rubber trekking shoes) – the recommended shoes for trekking through Borneo tropical rainforest.