Sepilok Orangutan + Gomantong Cave + Kinabatangan River + Sandakan City Tour (BV-42)
Duration: 2 days Departure time
Frequency: On request Sandakan (MH2042) Airport 8:10
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner City Hotels 8:30
Day 1 – Sandakan / Sepilok Orangutan / Kinabatangan River (Lunch / Dinner)
08.10 – Meeting on arrival at Sandakan airport (preferably booked the first flight), or spend the night in a hotel. We drive to the famous forest reserve orangutan in Sepilok. Before you go to the platform for feeding orangutan, view a documentary about the rehabilitation center, and orangutans.
10.00 – feeding Orangutans time.
10:30 – Then continue your journey to Bilit, located next to the river Kinabatangan, is home to up to 10 species of primates, and namely monkey Nosach, langurs, macaque, orangutan, slow loris, western tarser; 8 species of hornbills: Hornbill, colorful hornbill, black hornbill, helmeted hornbill (50kg / 120cm), kingfishers, bulbs, flycatchers, sunbirds, ducks, herons, snakes mangrove viper , Estuarine crocodile, Asian elephants and other wildlife.
12.30 – After a 2-hour journey along the river, on arrival a warm welcome awaits you with tea and local sweets. Free time, check in hotel.
16.00 – Take a cruise along the River Kinabatangan (the longest river in Sabah – 560 km), where you will observe wildlife right from the boat – see Nosach monkeys, different species of birds and animals.
18.00 – Dinner overnight in huts in Bilit.
*Additional evening walk can be arranged on the spot.
Day 2 – River Kinabatangan / Morning Cruise / Cave Gomantong / Sandakan / Airport
05.00 – Waking up with the sound of gibbons and birds will start the day with an early cruise.
0700 – After an hour cruise back to the chalet (lodge) for breakfast.
07.30 – Further travel. It takes about 3 hours to reach the Gomantong Caves. Gomantong Caves – a natural complex, consisting of two caves, height of about 40 m in the caves you will see how high rushing under the arches of flocks of swifts and swallows had built their nests there. Inside the cave hiding spiders, grasshoppers, snakes, exotic skolopendry.
12.00 – Lunch. Then continue with a city tour. Visit the Buddhist temple of Puh Jih Syh, from which to see the magnificent view of the bay of Sandakan, then will drive to the central market, with a very large selection of seafood and see the village on the water Sim-Sim.
16.00 -. Return to the hotel or to the airport
Things you need to bring:
* Comfortable shoes, *Light clothing, raincoat or poncho * Camera * The local currency, Headgear, Hair accessories *Towel *Sunscreen
* time of departure from many hotels may vary. Please check again with our employees.
* The specified time – indicative and may be amended. The Company is not responsible for the change of time for reasons beyond our control.