TOUR CODE : SHLD 4 | TABIN WILDLIFE OBSERVATION & NATURE
You will be picked up in the east coast town of Lahad Datu and transferred by road of Tabin Wildlife Reserve. Check into an attractive timber lodge at Tabin Wildlife Resort, which comes complete with private balcony, air conditioner, ceiling fan and hot water shower, a welcome luxury in the forest. Visit to Tragon Hall gallery for information about the conservation of Tabin wildlife Reserve and briefing on birds, insects and animals that is found in this area. ( For guest check in before 11:00am )
In the afternoon, trekking from the Elephant trail to the active Lipad mud valcano which provides a mineral salt lick for wildlife, arrive at the evelated bare area of the mud valcano which is frequented by wildlife and birds. Try to identify the multitude of animal footprints here. The adventurous can try the effects of the valcanic mud, said to be responsible for a fine comolexion. Trek from the mud valcano back to the main road
After dinner, enjoy a CD/Slide presentation on Tabin’s natural wonders, followed by a night safari to look out for nocturnal wildlife and birds. Remember to look up at the clear, dark sky of Tabin, identify the constellations above you and make a wish or two. (L,D)
Join the early morning bird walk to discover some Tabin's rich collection of more than 300 species of birds. After breakfast, a drive to the core area for animal's spotting and for photo session before trekking through the lush green rainforest known for its rich diversity of plants and animals species to visit Lipad Waterfall . Take a dip in the natural pool and enjoy a natural and refreshing shower under the waterfall. Alternatively explore the surrounding vegetation or just relex.
In the afternoon, try out the Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak made with a natural blend of herbs, to relex tired muscles after long jungle treks.
In the evening, a dusk drive to look out for more nocturnal wildlife & birds coming out to look for food during this time of the day.
After dinner, go for a night walk along the trail nearby the resort in search of sleeping birds, frog and nocturnal wildlife. ( B,L,D)
After breakfast, free and easy until check out. ( B,L)
you may opt to take up a dawn driver or jungle walk to look out for wildlife that is active at this time of the day.
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Note: Activities are subject to weather condition/departure time, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situation.
What to bring: Binoculars, Telescope, Insect repellent, long sleeve shirts & long pants, raincoat, sun hat, swim wear, comfortable trekking shoes, torch light, water bottle & personal toiletries. Leech socks are available for sale at the resort’s shop
Package includes: Scheduled return transfer Lahad Datu/Tabin/Lahad Datu, accommodation, meals as stated, guided tours and activities.
Schedule transfer :
Recommended Flights: (Maswings)
Lahad Datu-Tabin: 0800 hrs & 1200hrs
0620 / 0715hrs
Tabin-Lahad Datu: 1330hrs (arrive Lahad Datu town 1500hrs)