3 days / 2 nights – Turtle Island + Sepilok Orangutan + + Gomantong Cave Kinabatangan River Sandakan + review (BV-45)
Duration: 3 days Departure time
Frequency: On request Airport Sandakan 8:10
Boarding: Breakfasts, lunches and dinners City Hotels 8:30
Day 1 – Sandakan / Turtle Island (Lahat Datu)
08.10 – Arrival and transfer from the airport or Sandakan hotel transfer to the pier.
09.30 – Departure by boat to the island Turtle Island Turtle. The entire journey takes about an hour, the island is located 40 km north of Sandakan in the Sulu Sea on the east coast of Sabah. Selingan Turtle Island is the main nesting green turtles Caretta turtles.
12.30 – Lunch, free time is ideal for relaxing, swimming and snorkeling. Before dinner, you will hold a lecture about the turtles and the island. After dinner, the guide will lead you to the turtle park, to the site of egg laying. You will see mother turtle lay eggs, the eggs in the incubator transfer and release of newborn turtles into the sea.
Night spend in the houses on the island.
Day 2 – Turtle Island / Sepilok Orangutan / Kinabatangan River (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
07.00 – Breakfast. After breakfast, return to Sandakan. Will move to the world famous orangutan rehabilitation center located in Sepilok.
10.00 – Upon arrival, a documentary film about the center and orangutans. After viewing, walk along the path of the tropical forests in the feeding of the orangutans at the platform.
10:30 – Then continue your journey to Bilit, located next to the river Kinabatangan, 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 two-hour journey on the river, on you arrival, you will receive warm welcome with afternoon tea and local sweets. Free time, check in hotel.
16.00 – take a cruise along the Kinabatangan river (the longest river in Sabah – 560 km), where you can observe wildlife right from the boat – you will see monkeys Nosach (proboscis), 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 3 – Kinabatangan River / Cave Gomantong / Tour Sandakan / Airport (breakfast / lunch)
08.00 – Breakfast
08.30 – After breakfast, we 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 under the arches of nesting swallows flock. Inside the cave hiding spiders, grasshoppers, snakes, exotic skolopender.
12.00 – Lunch. Then continue with a city tour. Visit the Buddhist temple of Puh Jih Syh, where will see a magnificent view of the bay of Sandakan, then will drive to the central market, with a very large choice of sea food and you will see a 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.
* Photographing turtles only with a camera WITHOUT flash.
* Snorkeling equipment is available for hire (Please refer to the employees of the island)