5D4N JEWELS OF DANUM VALLEY COMBO


TOUR INFORMATION

TOUR CODE: ABK-DS07
DESCRIPTION: 5D4N JEWELS OF DANUM VALLEY COMBO
REGION: Danum Valley
DURATION: 5 Days 4 Nights
MINIMUM: 2 Pax
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.
  • Take a refreshing dip and swim in a river.
  • Spend an afternoon at the foot of a waterfall.
  • Encounter nocturnal animals on your night walks.
  • Pick Up / Drop Off.
  • Meals Included.

Sample itinerary

Day 1 - LAHAD DATU / DANUM VALLEY FIELD CENTRE / NIGHT DRIVE

  • Pick up from Lahad Datu Airport.
  • Depart for an overland trip to Danum Valley Field Centre.
  • Upon arrival, you will be treated to a scrumptious lunch after a long journey.
  • After lunch, it’s time for a self-guided 500-metre jungle walk to marvel at the beauty and experience the pristine ambience of the rainforest.
  • Return to Danum Valley Field Centre for some rest.
  • Refuel with a hearty dinner at the Resthouse Dining Hall.
  • After dinner, you’ll head off on a Night Drive to observe as Bornean nocturnal wildlife come alive and active at night. (If the weather permits)
  • It's time to get some shut-eye with an overnight stay at Danum Valley Field Centre.
Meals : Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Danum Valley Field Centre (DVFC)

Day 2 - SUNRISE OBSERVATORY TOWER / BORNEO RAINFOREST LODGE / NATURE TRAILS CANOPY WALK / NIGHT DRIVE

  • Awake bright and early for a morning hike to the Observatory Tower where you’ll have the opportunity to witness wildlife begin their day and to catch a sunrise.
  • It’s time to fuel up with some breakfast!
  • Pack up and prepare for your transfer to Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
  • Lunch will be served upon arrival at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
  • After lunch, it's time to head out for an afternoon forest "Nature Trails" trek and a treetop "Canopy Walk" for a close-up observation of the rainforest.
  • Head back for dinner at the lodge.
  • After dinner, it’s out on a Night Drive in an open-top vehicle in search of nocturnal creatures. (If the weather permits)
  • Return to the lodge to relax before spending the night at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Day 3 - JUNGLE TREK / KADAZANDUSUN BURIAL SITE - COFFIN CLIFF / JACUZZI POOL MORNING DIP / TUBING IN DANUM RIVER / NIGHT WALK

  • Rise and shine! Grab yourself some breakfast.
  • Head out for a morning jungle trek to a Kadazandusun burial site “Coffin Cliff” before proceeding to the “View Point” for a bird’s eye view of the surrounding area
  • Upon descending to the “Jacuzzi Pool”, enjoy a refreshing morning dip.
  • Make your way back for some lunch.
  • Afternoon Jungle Trek than adjourn to enjoy a relaxing session of ‘Tubing’ down the Danum River
  • Dinner at the Lodge.
  • It’s time to go searching for nocturnal animals on Night Walk.
  • After an exciting day, rest well with an overnight stay at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Day 4 - JUNGLE TREK - FAIRY FALLS AND SERPENT FALLS

  • Be awakened by the sounds of Bornean wildlife as you grab your breakfast.
  • Head out for a morning jungle trek to the Fairy Falls and Serpent Falls to experience more sights and sounds of the rainforest.
  • Return to the lodge for some lunch.
  • Afternoon Jungle Trek in search for more wildlife
  • Recharge with some dinner at the lodge.
  • After dinner, Optional Night Drive or Night Walk in search of nocturnal animals (subject to weather conditions)
  • Overnight at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Day 5 - BORNEO RAINFOREST LODGE / LAHAD DATU

  • Free and easy morning with a hearty breakfast.
  • After spending the morning lounging and packing up, grab some lunch.
  • After lunch, check out of your lodge.
  • Bid Borneo Rainforest Lodge and good times goodbye as you are transferred to Lahad Datu Airport.
  • Grab your flight to Kota Kinabalu and off you go on your next adventure!
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch

Meals 04 Breakfast, 05 Lunch, 04 Dinner
Accommodation
  • 01 Night in Danum Valley Field Center (DVFC) - (Chalet)
  • 03 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 Cotton T-Shirts with Long or Short Outdoor Pants (breathable/ quick-dry material and earth colors)
  • Selection of Dry Bags (to keep trek bag content dry)
  • Swimwear
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Personal Toiletries and Medications
  • Please ensure you are holding air ticket to Lahad Datu.
  • Cell phone coverage is available. However, it can sometimes be disrupted due to rain downpour and satellite malfunction.
  • Danum Valley Field Centre (DFVC) electricity is powered by Generators. The generators will cease at 00:00 – 07:00 hours. You may need to prepare a torchlight, while Borneo Rainforest Lodge (BRL) electricity is powered 24 hours.
  • 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.
  • 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 correct flight timings that are most suited to your needs.
  • 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.