Sandakan - Gomantong Cave & Kinabatangan River Cruise Print


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Travel Period: 01 January 2017 till 31 December 2017

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  • Infant Below 3 Years Old : FOC 
  • Child 3 - 11 Years Old : 50% Of Adult Rates When Accompanied By 2 Paying Adults

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Travel Period: 01 January 2018 till 31 December 2018

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NOTE
  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour Basis (shared guide & vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in US Dollar (USD).
  • All rates displayed are subject to 6% Goods & Service Tax (GST).
  • For big group discounts of 10 pax & above, please email info@amazingborneo.com directly.

CHILD POLICY

  • Infant Below 3 Years Old : FOC 
  • Child 3 - 11 Years Old : 50% Of Adult Rates When Accompanied By 2 Paying Adults

PRIVATE TOUR SERVICE

  •  Request for Private Tour at a reasonable fee (private guide & vehicle).

Tour highlights

  •  Gomantong Cave
  •  Kinabatangan River Cruise
  •  Sukau Bilit Rainforest Lodge

Overview of Tour

The second longest river in Malaysia laced with the most varied wildlife in South East Asia. Enter the ancient water system running through pristine mangrove swamps and upland forests where the rare pygmy elephant, pot-bellied proboscis monkey, silver-tailed macaques roam free. Cruise on down along the Sukau-Kinabatangan river on a boat and witness plenty wild wonders, including the orang hutan, crocodiles, snakes and many bird species

 

Overview of Location

About Gomantong Caves : Concealed within an enormous limestone hill, The Gomantong Cave is Sabah’s most extensive cave systems, well-renowned for bats, swiflets and scattered with prized swiflets’ nest. There are two cave complexes - Simud Hitam (Black Cave) soaring up to 90 meters high and the more accessible of the two, and Simud Putih (White Cave), where the more valuable nests are found. Simud Hitam is a five- minute walk from the registration Centre. A well-maintained boardwalk gives you easy access to do some exploring or watch the skilled harvesters at work.

About Sukau Bilit Rainforest Lodge

Situated on the river bank of Lower Kinabatangan River, approximately 2 hours drive from Sandakan Town, the lodge is built on stilts from local hardwood materials and are beautifully designed to blend into nature giving a unique local native ambience in the midst of the tropical rainforest. A boardwalk connects the jetty, restaurant and all the chalets. It offers comfort and peaceful relaxation as well as a base for exploration of the incredible diversity of plant, mammal and bird life at the Kinabatangan region.

Birdlife is especially rich here including eight species of hornbills, kingfishers, egrets, darters, owls, kites, eagles, broadbills, doves, storm storks, herons, hawks, ospreys, falcon, pheasants, parakeets, bee eaters, woodpeckers, pittas, bulbuls, forktails, babblers, warblers, flycatchers, orioles, flowerpeckers, spiderhunters, among others.

A chance to get close with the wildlife of Borneo here including the endemic Borneon pygmy elephant, endemic proboscis monkeys, gibbons, macaques, orang utans, Sumatran rhinos, estuarine crocodiles, wild boars, sun bears and many others.

Lodge Facilities

  • 12 semi-detached and 12 detached chalets. 
  • All rooms come with two queen size beds while 6 detached chalets come with a king sized bed.
  • All rooms equipped with air-conditioning, private attached bathroom with hot and cold shower facilities, towels and toiletries. 
  • The restaurant comes with a bar by the riverside provides an ideal setting for dining and relaxation. 
  • Internet facilities and WIFI facilities are available at the restaurant.
  • The lodge provides a family lounge, gift shop, an enclosed garden and river jetty.
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Services
  • Amenities 

Daily Activities

  • Guided jungle trekking
  • Jetty fishing
  • River cruises along the Kinabatangan River. River tours are conducted by boats powered by electric motors and four stoke outboard engines.
  • Lodge programs 

 

Sample itinerary

Day 1

Sandakan/ Gomantong Cave/ Kinabatangan River/ Sukau Bilit/ Sandakan

  • Rise and Shine, your pick up awaits from Sandakan airport or Hotel Lobby for a 2 hour journey to Gomantong Caves. It will be a scenic drive through rustic countryside vistas and Palm Oil Plantation.
  • Gear up! A guided tour along the plank walk will unveil the intricate chamber system of Gomantong Cave, located within the Gomantong Forest Reserve. It is the largest bird’s nest cave in Sabah, home to millions of bats and swiflets.
  • Next up, continue on an approximately 30 minute drive to one of the world’s richest ecosystems on the Lower Kinabatangan River, Sukau. Arrive at Kampung Bilit, hop on a boat and cruise down the river heading to Sukau Bilit Rainforest Lodge where lunch will be served. After settling in, the real adventure starts. A river cruise awaits you, where you can spot endemic Proboscis Monkeys, wild Orang Utans, leaf monkeys, gibbons and macaque, even sometimes if you are lucky, the rare Borneo Pygmy Elephant.
  • After tour, return to Sandakan airport or your respective hotel.
  • Tour ends at 2100hrs.
     
Lunch
End
Meals 01 Lunch
Includes Meals as Stated, Entrance Fee, Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach), English Speaking Guide, 01 River Cruise
Excludes Domestic Airfares (BKI>SDK>BKI), Camera and Video Fees, Personal Expenses, Alcoholic & Carbonated Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance, Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Easy & Relaxed, with comfortable walking shoes.
  • Good walking shoes
  • Light raincoat
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun block
  • Sun hat
  • Binoculars
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.


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