3 Days / 2 Nights Selingan, Sepilok, Sukau & Gomantong Cave
Meet & greet by guide at hotel or airport and transfer to jetty.At 0930hrs, boat depart to turtle island . It takes about an hour to reach Selingan Island which lies 40km north of Sandakan in the Sulu Sea off Sabah's east coast. Selingan Island is the main nesting area for the green turtles. A day of relaxation for you to swim or snorkel at the island. After dinner, prepare to wait for the Park Ranger to inform us of the sighting of a turtle laying eggs. Learn about the conservation of these turtles; witness the collecting of eggs from the nesting site, planting them in the hatchery and see baby turtles scrambling to the open sea upon released on the shore. Overnight stay at the island chalet, room with attach bathroom.
* Meals Included: Lunch/Dinner
0630 hours check out, have breakfast and embark for another boat ride back to the mainland Sandakan. Proceed drive for about half an hour to Sepilok Orang-Utan Rehabilitation Centre where orphaned and injured Orang-Utan brought to Sepilok to be rehabilitated to return and fend for themselves back to the wild. Sepilok is a primary lowland forest, a fine showcase of Borneo's remaining rainforest. Witness the feeding of Orang-Utan from a platform in the forest and later watch the 25 minutes scheduled video documentary show. Drive for about 2.5hrs drive through rustic countryside studded with villages. Take a short boat transfer to Borneo Nature Lodge. Time for orientation, have lunch and check in. Relax by the river before embarking by boat up-river at 1600hrs along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view wildlife and birds in its virgin rainforest habitat. Search for some of the primates species including the endemic Proboscis Monkeys as they settle down on treetops. Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the best places in Southeast Asia to observe wildlife. Overnight at Borneo Nature Lodge.
* Meals Included: Lunch & Dinner
* Note: Optional tours e.g. Night Cruise, Night Walk & Tree Planting can be arranged at the lodge with minimal rates depends on the weather condition
Depart early morning and visit the Gomantong Cave, famed for its edible birds' nests. Take about 15 minutes boardwalk to the opening of SimudHitam cavern and explore the cave system on boardwalk. Return to Sandakan and drop at hotel or airport.
* Meal Included: Breakfast
TOUR WILL BE HANDLED BY LICENSE TOUR OPERATOR
BORNEO TRAILS TOURS & TRAVEL SDN BHD
(COMPANY NO. 641369-K ; KPL/LN : 3961)