TOUR CODE : SHLD 7A | 4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS DANUM VALLEY TREASURES
DAY 1 | ARRIVAL LAHAD DATU / DANUM VALLEY ( Meals : Lunch & Dinner )
( Guests are suggested to take flight MH 3010 BKI ETD 06:10 HRS / LDU ETA 07:05 HRS )
Meet and greet with our experienced nature guide at Lahad Datu Hotels / Airports by 0830hrs and proceed overland journey drive via 4WD or van to Danum Valley Conservation Area. Enjoy the changing landscapes of the regenarating forest to virgin rainforest of 130-million year old borneo's tropical rainforest ! Upon arrival, register at DVCA Reception & Information Building and check-in after briefing by DVFC staff. Enjoy lunch provided at Dining Hall. After lunch, have a chat with your nature guide to plan your days at DVFC. Relax or take your power nap before going on a mid-afternoon walk around the center as an introduction to the tropical rainforest. The area surrounding the center teems with wildlife and it is not uncommon for you to spot resident orang utan, red leaf monkey, sambar deer, wild boar, hornbills etc. Return to center before sundown and enjoy dinner at 1900hrs. After dinner, go on an included night walk with your nature guide in search for nocturnal animal or arrange for an optional 4x4 night safari ( at your own expense ).
DAY 2 | DANUM VALLEY ( Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner )
Wake up early for morning nature and wildlife observation with your nature guided at 0600hrs to experience the pristine ambience of the rainforest as it has been for million of years. Alternatively, you can also pre-arrange a 4x4 drive to Bukit Atur and be one of the first to greet the first ray of the sun as it touches the valley - please advise your nature guide in advance if you are keen on this so he may assist with the booking on your behalf ( at your own expense ) . Return to center for your hearty breakfast and afterwards, embark on a trail in the area if you wish.
Spend late morning unwiding before lunch. After lunch, head off for another trek - there are various trails available for you to explore and your nature guide shall discuss this with you. Return to center in late evening, just in time to watch the sky changes colour as the daylight fades. After dinner, go for another included night walk with your nature guide in search for nocturnal animals or arrange for an optional 4x4 night safari ( at your own expense )
DAY 3 | DANUM VALLEY ( Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner )
Spend another full day with your nature guide exploring the forest - another chance to spot wildlife and ample opportunities for bird watching. Spend the rest of the day wandering along the various trails around the center or embark on a longer trail if you wish - our nature guide will have to determine your fitness level before angaging you on a long hike. Go back to center in late evening to freshen up before dinner. After dinner, go for another included night walk with your nature guide in search for nocturnal animals or arrange for an optional 4x4 night safari ( at your own expense ).
DAY 4 | DANUM VALLEY / DEPARTURE LAHAD DATU ( Meal: Breakfast )
( Guests are suggested to take flight MH 3019 LDU ETD 16:30 HRS / BKI ETA 17:25 HRS )
Wake up early for your morning nature walk at 0600hrs - ample opportunity for wildlife sighting. Return to center for your hearty breakfast and afterwards, rest or embark on a trail nearby the center if you wish. Pack your belongings for check out time at 1130hrs. Expected to arrive at Lahad Datu by 1400hrs for your onwards travel. Tour Ends
Return Scheduled Land Transfer ( 0830 HRS LHD / DVFC on Arrival Day & 1130 HRS DVFC / LDU on Departure Day )
3x Night Accommodation at Danum Valley Field Center
Meal(s) : 3x Breakfast , 3x Lunch & 3x Dinner
Trekking Activities with Accompanying English Speaking Nature Tour Guide and Complimentary 1x pair of Leech Socks.
WHAT TO BRING ( RECOMMENDATIONS )
Raincoat, Cap/Hat, Insect Repellent ( 75-100% Deet ), Good Trekking Shoes or Boots, Socks, Leech Socks, Head Torch and Torch Light, Comfortable Cotton T-shirt with Long or Shot Outdoor Pants ( breathable / quick-dry material and earth colors ), Selection of the Dry Bags ( to keep trek bag content dry ), Swimwear, Binoculars, Camera, Personal First Aid Kit, Personal Toiletries and Medications.