SEPILOK ORANG UTAN, BORNEO SUNBEAR & LABUK BAY PROBOSCIC MONKEY

3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS

DAY 1: ARRIVE SANDAKAN

Early morning arrives Sandakan Airport, upon arrival meet and greet by our representative and proceed with to tour, come face to face with the famed Wildman of Borneo – the Orang Utan! Scientifically known as Pongo Pgymaeus, this ape share up to 96.4% of the human genetic makeup. Meet this remarkable creature in its natural habitat at Sepilok as they learn to survive once more in the teeming jungles of Borneo in Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary. A raised wooden walkway takes you to the observation deck where Orang U tans slowly emerge from the rainforest to be fed by the rangers. Witness the feeding Orang Utan at 1000hrs then to the Outdoor Nursery, home to juvenile Orang Utans, aged between five to eight years old. Learn about managing juvenile Orang Utans.

 

Continue an approximately 2 hours’ drive to Gomantong Caves.
Arrive at Gomantong Caves located in the heartland of the Gomantong Forest Reserve, a home of millions bats and swiftlets. Explore the biggest bird’s nest cave in Sabah and the best-managed edible birds’ nest.

 

After a tour, continue the journey to Bilit Rainforest Lodge located beside the Lower Kinabatangan River in the village of Bilit, a base for easy exploration of the incredible diversity of plant, mammal, and birds at the Kinabatangan region. Arrive at a village of Bilit jetty and take a short boat transfer to Bilit Rainforest Lodge. Welcome drink, briefing, and check-in before buffet lunch at the lodge restaurant. 1930Hrs enjoy your buffet dinner evening at the client own leisure.

 

Accommodation: Billit Rainforest Lodge

 

DAY 2: CRUISE TO KINABATANGAN RIVER – BILLIT VILLAGE VISIT

0630Hrs meet your guide at the lobby and proceed with early Cruise to Sukau Ox-Bow Lake for bird watching. After your morning exploration returns to the lodge and enjoys your late breakfast. After breakfast proceeds walking tour to Bilit Village, home to the local Orang Sungei community. Experience the living style of the local community The Orang Sungei, which translates to ‘River People’ are one of Sabah’s many indigenous communities and are very hospitable with a diverse cultural heritage. Buffet lunch at lodge restaurant and afternoon at client own leisure.

 

At 1530 hours, afternoon tea with some local bites before embarking to cruise to discover the Kinabatangan River, Sabah’s longest river at 560km and one of the world’s richest ecosystems Kinabatangan River in search of endemic proboscis monkeys, different species of birds & other wildlife along the river bank. One may also catch a glimpse of wild Orangutans, leaf monkeys, gibbons, macaques or the newly discovered “Borneon Pygmy Elephants”. At 1930 hours buffet dinner at the lodge restaurant. Join a night cruise in search of a nocturnal animal.

 

Accommodation: Billit Rainforest Lodge

 

DAY 3: BORNEO SUN BEAR CONSERVATION CENTRE & DEPART SANDAKAN

After breakfast, check-out and depart Bilit Rainforest Lodge.

 

Embark your air-conditioned transport, sit back and enjoy your ride that takes approximately 2 hours’ drive through rustic countryside studded with villages to Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Center. Get the chance to see the world smallest bear. After the tour enjoys your lunch at the English Tea House before transfer to Sandakan Airport for your onward journey.

Accomodation

This destination experience is offered with your choice of either quality 4-star or carefully selected 5-star hotels for the majority of the itinerary. In some locations best available may be used, but this will be highlighted in your personal proposal.

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