5D4N WONDERS OF KINABATANGAN RIVER & DANUM VALLEY


TOUR INFORMATION

TOUR CODE: ABK-DS10
DESCRIPTION: 5D4N WONDERS OF KINABATANGAN RIVER & DANUM VALLEY
REGION: Sandakan & Danum Valley
DURATION: 5 Days 4 Nights
MINIMUM: 2 Pax
AVAILABILITY: Daily Departure
PICK UP POINT: Your Hotel in Sandakan City / Sandakan Airport
PICK UP TIME: To be Arranged
DROP OFF POINT: Your Hotel in Lahad Datu City / Lahad Datu Airport
DROP OFF TIME: To be Arranged
* 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.
  • Trek through pristine and untouched rainforest wonders and discover rivers and waterfalls.
  • Vacation in style and lux at Borneo Rainforest Lodge at Danum Valley.
  • Visit Sepilok Orang Utan  Rehabilitation Centre & Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • Kinabatangan River Cruise
  • Staying in Bilit Rainforest Lodge
  • Pick Up / Drop Off.
  • Meals Included.

Sample itinerary

Day 1 - SANDAKAN AIRPORT OR HOTEL / SEPILOK ORANG UTAN REHABILITATION CENTRE / BORNEAN SUN BEAR CONSERVATION CENTRE / BILIT RAINFOREST LODGE / RIVER CRUISES

  • Pick up from your hotel lobby or Sandakan airport.
  • Take a drive over to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre at the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve.
  • Upon arrival, you will be briefed with information on the rehabilitation of an orphaned Orang Utan before entering the Centre.
  • Enjoy and encounter Orang Utans frolicking in their natural habitat up close, and witness Orang Utan feeding on 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.
  • After spending some time with Sun Bear, you’ll take a 2-hour journey over to Bilit Jetty.
  • Upon arrival at the jetty, you will hop on a boat ride to Bilit Rainforest Lodge.
  • Have yourself a refreshing welcome drink as you check-in.
  • After settling in, it’s time for your first river cruise along the Kinabatangan River!
  • Head back to the lodge for dinner.
  • Once dinner is done, hop on a boat again for your night river cruise where you'll get a chance to spot nocturnal wildlife.
  • It’s been a full day of activities, time to get some rest with an overnight stay at Bilit Rainforest Lodge.
Meals : Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Bilit Rainforest Lodge

Day 2 - MORNING RIVER CRUISE / EXPLORE WONDER OF WILDLIFE / EVENING RIVER CRUISE

  • Awake to the crisp morning ambience and make your way out for a morning river cruise to witness animals in the early AM.
  • After working up an appetite, head on over to the dining area for a warm breakfast.
  • Free and easy time to yourself to explore your surroundings.
  • Lunchtime!
  • After lunch, it’s time to head out for another river cruise!
  • Head back to the lodge for dinner.
  • It’s time to hit the hay and have a good night’s rest at Bilit Rainforest Lodge.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Bilit Rainforest Lodge

Day 3 - GOMANTONG CAVE / BORNEO RAINFOREST LODGE / TREETOP CANOPY WALK / NIGHT DRIVE

  • After breakfast, check out of Bilit Rainforest Lodge and onwards to Gomantong Cave!
  • Upon arrival at Gomantong Cave, be awed by its intricate cave system where millions of bats and swiftlets reside. You may even be lucky enough to catch the bird’s nest harvesting in action!
  • After some cave exploring, you’ll be transferred to Danum Valley’s Borneo Rainforest Lodge while grabbing lunch on the way.
  • Check in to Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
  • After you've settled, you'll head out for an afternoon trek to a treetop "Canopy Walkway". It is 300 metres in length and towers up to 26 meters high where you are at a vantage point for a close-up observation of the rainforest.
  • Head back to the lodge for dinner.
  • Out you go for a Night Drive in an open-top vehicle in search of nocturnal dwellers of Danum Valley.
  • At the end of a long day of travels and adventures, it’s time to rest up with an overnight stay at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Day 4 - MORNING JUNGLE TREK TO KADAZANDUSUN BURIAL SITE - COFFIN CLIFF / JACUZZI POOL DIP / TUBING IN DANUM RIVER / NIGHT WALK

  • Good morning! Grab yourself a sumptuous morning meal.
  • After breakfast, head out on your morning walk onwards to a Kadazandusun burial site “Coffin Cliff” and descend to the Jacuzzi Pool for a refreshing morning dip.
  • Head back to lodge for lunch.
  • Get ready, it’s time to go “Tubing” down the Danum River!
  • After good times in the river, have a feast for dinner.
  • Head out on foot for your Night Walk in search of nocturnal Bornean wildlife.
  • After your walk, head back to the lodge and get a good night’s rest at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Day 5 - BORNEO RAINFOREST LODGE / LAHAD DATU

  • It’s your last day with us! So, waste no time and awake bright and early for breakfast.
  • Spend some time taking a relaxing time and exploring its surroundings of the lodges.
  • Head back to the lodge for lunch if you are scheduled to transfer out by 1.30pm.
  • Check out of Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
  • It’s been a fantastic 5 days but it’s time to bid great times goodbye as you are transferred to Lahad Datu Airport after lunch.
  • Depart Lahad Datu Airport for home or onwards to your next adventure!
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch

Meals 04 Breakfast, 04 Lunch, 04 Dinner
Accommodation
  • 02 Nights in Bilit Rainforest Lodge - (Standard Chalet or Similar)
  • 02 Nights in Borneo Rainforest Lodge - (Depends on Your Choice)
Includes Scheduled Land Transfer (Seat-in Coach), Meals as Stated, Accommodation as Stated, Entry Permit & Tax to Conservation Area, Night Drive(s) as Stated (if weather permits), River Cruises, Guided Jungle Activity, English-Speaking Guide  and English-Speaking Support Team.
Excludes Domestic Airfares, Alcoholic Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance, Personal Expenses, Peak Season Surcharge (if any), Unscheduled Land Transfer Charges, Tipping (Optional), Any Items / Activities Not Mentioned
  • Good Walking Shoes
  • Comfortable Cloting (Preferably Not Bright Colours)
  • Light Raincoat
  • Insect Repellent
  • Personal Toiletries
  • Personal Medications
  • Sun Block
  • Sun Hat
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Leech Socks
  • Please ensure you are holding air ticket to Sandakan.
  • Recommended flights details Click Here.
  • Recommended flights from Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu: Malaysia Airlines MH3023 (ETD 1730hrs / ETA 1825hrs)
  • 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.
  • 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 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.