5D4N Sabah Nature Experience + Turtle Island

Malaysia
STARTING FROM RM 2,028.00
FMPI-5SDKTI
09-Nov-2021 - 30-Jun-2022
Min 2, Max 10 person(s)
5 Days 4 Night
Malaysia
Adventure Seeker

HIGHLIGHTS:

SELINGAN TURTLE ISLAND - Due to its excellent conservation practices, one can see turtles coming ashore, almost every night.
SEPILOK ORANG UTAN REHABILITATION CENTRE - Home for orphaned, injured and displaced Orang Utans before release to the surrounding forest
BORNEO SUN BEAR CONSERVATION - Learn about the two-stage effort to provide the care, rehabilitation and release of orphaned & captive sun bears.
BILIT ADVENTURE LODGE - Explore of the incredible diversity of plant, mammal and birds at the Kinabatangan region.
GOMANTONG CAVES - Home to millions of bats and swiftlets and best known for its edible birds’ nest.

 

Itinerary
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Day 1   Arrive Sandakan
Meet & greet on upon arrival at SDK airport and transfer to hotel check-in. Free at leisure

Day 2   Sandakan - Turtle Island 
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Pick up from hotel and transfer to Jetty for a boat ride to Selingan Turtle Island. This journey by motorised boat will take about 1hour. After lunch, grab your mask, fins and snorkel and head to the beach where you can find lots of juvenile marine life. Or, you can choose to relax or sun bathing by the beach. Before dinner, treat yourself to a slide show featuring information of the turtle island park and turtles. After dinner, standby at the cafeteria. Wait for Park Ranger’s signal before proceed in a small group to the egg-laying site to witness the mother turtle laying eggs, transferring of eggs to the hatchery and releasing of hatchlings to the sea. Stay overnight at Selingan Island Chalet.
Note:   * Photographing of turtles only with camera of unaided flash.
           * Snorkelling gears are available to hire (Please refer to the Island).

Day 3   Turtle Island - Sepilok Orang Utan - Sun Bear - Kinabatangan River     
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Morning call at 06:00hrs, wake up early in the morning and have your breakfast at 06:30hrs.
By 07:00hrs, depart the Island and return to mainland. Proceed to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, watching one of the nature’s most endangered animal species, the ‘Orang Utan’ or ‘Man of the Jungle’, in local language swing from branches to branches towards to the feeding station in the forest. Thereafter, proceed to Sun Bear Conservation Center to see the world’s smallest bear in its natural environment. Lunch enroute at SJR. After lunch, we drive overland to Bilit, Kinabatangan River. The land journey takes about 2½hrs drive. Arrive at Bilit around 14:30hrs, check into your accommodation. By 15:30hrs, have an afternoon tea with some local bites. After a short briefing by the nature guide, take an afternoon cruise along the Kinabatangan River, where you can observe wildlife on the boat itself. Dinner & overnight stay at Bilit Adventure Lodge.
Optional Tour: * Night walk can be arranged, pay locally @ RM10.00 nett per person per hour.
                       * Tree planting also can be arranged, pay locally @ RM10.00 nett per tree

Day 4   Kinabatangan River - Jungle Walk - Kinabatangan River 
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Wake up early in the morning to start the day with an early river cruise at about 06:00am. After the 1hrs boat cruise, proceed back to Bilit Lodge for breakfast. Late morning, depart for a guided nature jungle walk to experience the riverine forest. Trek back to Bilit Lodge Freshen up and lunch. Enjoy afternoon tea break at local house. Late afternoon, get ready for another afternoon river cruise to a different part of the river to see more wildlife gather along the Kinabatangan River. Dinner and second night stay at Bilit Adventure Lodge.

Day 5   Kinabatangan River - Morning Cruise - Gomantong Cave - Sandakan City – Airport Departure     
Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, depart Bilit by 08:30hrs and drive to Gomantong Cave. Explore the largest limestone & bird nests cave in Sabah where millions of swiftlets make the cave their home. After cave, return to Sandakan for lunch. Afternoon, depart for Sandakan City Tour. Visit to Sandakan Memorial Park, Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, St. Michael’s Church. Drive to the Central Market where you can see the local produce and fresh seafood being sold. Visit to the Agnes Keith Museum to learn about the life in the colonial days on Agnes & Harry Keith. Final stop at the nearby English Tea House where you may have another spectacular view of Sandakan Nature City. Here, you may have your own choices of refreshment (own account).
After tours, transfer back to respective hotel for extension stay or Sandakan Airport for your departure flight home.

 

Note: In the event of any delay flight and due to the time constraints, we reserve the right to change and reduce the coverage and sequence of the above itinerary. Therefore, In the event of adverse traffic conditions, to local/religious festivals or unforeseen circumstances, local agent & operator reserves the right to alter the tour itinerary without prior notice.

Inclusive
  • 1 night stay at hotel in Sandakan 3*  (Standard AC room)
  • 1 night stay at Selingan Island Chalet 2*  (Standard AC room)
  • 2 nights stay at Bilit Adventure Lodge 2* (Standard AC room
  • Full board meals : 4 Breakfast, 4 Lunches and 3 Dinners
  • All tours and land transfers are on seat-in coach (share basis)
  • Return boat transfer (Sandakan – Selingan- Sandakan)
  • Boat cruises x 3 trips
  • Guided jungle walk
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Park Entrance fees when applicable only
Exclude
  • Air Fare & Airport taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Camera Fees and Optional Tour   
  • Beverages
  • Tipping for driver & guide (RM 10 per person per day)
  • Rent of snorkeling gears or optional sea sports
Remark
  • Booking period:  Now till 31 Dec21
  • Stay period:  Now till 30 June22
  • All selling prices are based on per person in Ringgit Malaysia (RM)
  • Based on minimum 2 Passengers traveling together (GV2).
  • The definition of Child is the age from 2 to 11 years old
  • The tourism tax and tourism fee amount are not included in room rate, and it will be collected from guests direct at check-in
  • Pick up transfer & sightseeing tour, meeting point at hotel lobby. Travelers are to wait as per instruction at least 10 min prior stated departure time to avoid any miscommunication
  • Private tour can be arrange -additional charge 50% of tour fare with a private guide and vehicle 
  • A deposit of RM 300 per person must be collected once upon booking
  • Confirmation subject to hotel availability upon booking & full payment is required upon booking confirmed.
  • All sightseeing tour is based on English-speaking guide
  • Any unutilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
  • All prices quoted are based on current rate including foreign exchange rate subject to fluctuations, we reserve the right to modify the itinerary & tour price without liability.
  • Travel agency and Land Operator are not liable for the loss or damage of property of a guest while on tour, nor to any delays caused by weather, road conditions and other circumstances. (Purchase of Travel Insurance is strongly recommended)
Hotel
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ADULT SINGLE ROOM
RM 2,508.00

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ADULT TWIN SHARING
RM 2,028.00

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ADULT TRIPLE SHARING
RM 2,028.00

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CHILD WITH BED
RM 1,048.00

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CHILD TWIN SHARING
RM 2,028.00

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CHILD NO BED
RM 848.00

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ADULT SINGLE ROOM
RM 2,708.00

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ADULT TWIN SHARING
RM 2,228.00

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ADULT TRIPLE SHARING
RM 2,228.00

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CHILD WITH BED
RM 1,148.00

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CHILD TWIN SHARING
RM 2,228.00

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CHILD NO BED
RM 928.00

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