3 days / 2 nights – Tour Sepilok Orangutan + Gomantong Cave Kinabatangan River Sandakan + review (BV-44)
Duration: 3 days Departure time:
Frequency: on request Airport Sandakan: 8:10
Boarding: Breakfasts, lunches, dinners City Hotels 8:30
Day 1 – Sandakan / Sepilok Orang / 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 Orangutans at Sepilok. Before you go to the platform for feeding orangutans, 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 Kinabatangan River, which is home to the 10-species of primates, namely monkey Nosach, langurs, macaque, orangutan, slow loris, western tarsier; 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 afternoon tea and local sweets. Free time, check in hotel.
16.00 – go on a cruise on the Kinabatangan river (the longest river in Sabah – 560 km), where you can observe wildlife right from the boat – see Nosach monkeys, different species of birds and animals.
18.00 – Dinner and overnight in cabins in Bilit.
Additional evening walk can be arranged on the spot.
Day 2 – River Kinabatangan / Morning Cruise / Lake with Oaks buffaloes / Kinabatangan River (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
05.00 – Waking up to the sound of gibbons and birds. Will start the day with an early cruise.
0700 – After an hour cruise back to the houses for breakfast .
07.30 – After breakfast, guided tour, walk along the paths in the flattering Danau Bilit to the lake Oh-CWA, to inspect the birds. Danau Bilit – one of the places in the jungle, where you can meet and watch the wildlife. Relax and chill out under the sounds of the jungle and the beautiful lake view. Your lunch in a picnic style will be right on the lake. After lunch we return to the lodge, chalet, freshen up and change clothes, get ready for the next afternoon river cruise to the other side of the river. Dinner and overnight stay at the Kinabatangan river.
Additional evening walk can be arranged on the spot for an additional fee.
Day 3 – Kinabatangan River / Cave Gomantong / Tour Sandakan / Airport (Breakfast / Lunch)08.00 – Breakfast-
08.30 – After breakfast, go to Gomantong Cave by car. 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 the pack of swifts that 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, with a 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 your
* Comfortable shoes, light clothing
* Raincoat or poncho
* The local currency, Headgear, Hair accessories
* Removable clothes, 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.
* We can not guarantee all the wildlife viewing is dependent on their appearance.