TOUR CODE : SHS10 | 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS WONDER OF NATURE TOUR
Travelling period until 31st March 2019
Price Per Person (MYR)
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• All rates are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR) and are inclusive of 6% Goods & Service Tax (GST).
• Child rates are applicable to age between 2 – 10 years old; infant below 2 years old – FOC. Maximum of 1 Child sharing a room with 2 Adults, an extra mattress will be provided for the Child.
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- Selingan Turtle Island
- Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
- River Cruises at Kinabatangan River
- Gomantong Cave
- Sandakan Memorial Park
- Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple
- St. Michael’s Church
- Central Market
- Agnes Keith Museum
- English Tea House
DAY 1 | ARRIVAL SANDAKAN | SELINGAN TURTLE ISLAND (MEALS: LUNCH & DINNER)
Meet and greet at Hotels around Sandakan or Sandakan Airport and transfer to CQ Jetty for Selingan Turtle Island. This journey by motorised boat will take about 1 hour. After lunch, grab your mask, fins and snorkel and head to the beach where you can find lots of juvenile marine life. Or, you can choose to relax or go for sun bathing by the beach. Before dinner, treat yourself to a slide show featuring information of the turtle park and turtles. After dinner, standby at the Cafeteria. Wait for Park Ranger’s signal before proceed in a small group to the egg-laying site to witness the mother turtle laying eggs, transferring of eggs to the hatchery and releasing of hatchlings to the sea. Overnight at Selingan Island Chalet.
DAY 2 | SELINGAN TURTLE ISLAND | SEPILOK ORANG UTAN | KINABATANGAN RIVER (MEALS: BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER)
Wake up early in the morning by 0600hrs and have your breakfast at 0630hrs. By 0700hrs, depart Selingan Island and return to mainland. Estimated arrival time at the jetty is at about 0800hrs. Drive approximately 40 minutes to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve. After registration, follow a guided boardwalk that will lead you to the Feeding Platform, a chance for you to explore the lowland rainforest trees. Witness the feeding of Orang Utans, watch the scheduled video programme about the Orang Utans (25 minutes) at the Nature Education Centre and pay a visit to the Exhibition Hall. Lunch enroute at a local restaurant.
After lunch, drive onwards to Bilit, Kinabatangan River, home to the 10 species of primates namely Proboscis Monkey, Langurs, Macaques, Orang Utan, Slow Loris, Western Tarsier, 8 species of Hornbills such as Rhinoceros Hornbill, Pied Hornbill, Black Hornbill, Helmeted Hornbill (50kg, 120cm), Kingfishers, Bulbuls, Trogons, Flycatchers, Sunbirds, Brodbills, Herons, Mangrove Snakes, Vipers, Estaurine Crocodile, Asian Elepants and many other wildlife. Upon your arrival at Bilit Adventure Lodge, a warm welcome by the staff and check-in to your accommodation. Lunch will be served at the Dining Hall. By 1350hrs, enjoy your afternoon tea with some local bites. After a short briefing by the nature guide, take an afternoon cruise (1600hrs) along the Kinabatangan River (Sabah's Longest River at 560km) where you can observe wildlife on the boat itself. Dinner & overnight stay at Bilit Adventure Lodge.
DAY 3 | MORNING CRUISE | KINABATANGAN RIVER | GOMANTONG CAVE | SANDAKAN NATURE CITY | DEPARTURE SANDAKAN (MEALS: BREAKFAST & LUNCH)
Wake up early in the morning to start the day with an early river cruise at about 0600hrs. After the 1 hour boat cruise, proceed back to the lodge for the breakfast. By 0830hrs, depart Bilit and drive overland (30 minutes) to reach Gomantong Cave to explore the largest limestone and bird nests cave in sabah where millions of swiflets make the cave their home. After cave tour, return to Sandakan for lunch at local restaurant.
Then, proceed for your Sandakan Nature City Tour. The tour includes a visit to Sandakan Memorial Park, which is adjacent to the site of the original Sandakan Prisoner of War (POW) Camp. The park commemorates the sacrifice and suffering endure by both Australian and British soldiers who were held by the Japanese as Prisoners of War between 1942 and 1945. The Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, located on a steep hill top where you can have magnificent view overlooking Sandakan Bay and the Town Center.