Revel in the glory of nature! Take this tour to Sandakan via Kota Kinabalu, and witness exotic flora and fauna like orangutans, birds, proboscis monkeys, virgin mangroves and unspoiled rainforest habitats! Also visit Gomantong Cave for a chance to see bird's nest. Near the end of the tour, have a city tour and learn about the culture of Sandakan.
Transfer to airport for flight to Sandakan. Upon arrival, proceed to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve. Learn about the rehabilitation of young or strayed orangutans before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to the viewing platform. Witness the feeding of orphaned orangutans. Continue
with a 2.5 hour drive through rustic countryside studded with villages, and take a short boat transfer to Borneo Nature Lodge. Time for orientation and check in.
Relax by the river before embarking by boat up-river in the early evening along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan, with the opportunity to view wildlife and birds in their virgin mangrove and rainforest habitat. Search for some of the primates species including Proboscis Monkeys as they settle down on treetops. Dinner and overnight stay at Borneo Nature Lodge.
Depart early morning and visit the Gomantong Cave, famed for its edible bird's nests. Take about 15 minutes boardwalk to the opening of Semut Hitam cavern and explore the cave system on boardwalk. Return to Sandakan for lunch.
In the afternoon proceed to the city tour. Visit the water village, central market, Buddhist temple, and many more. Then transfer to airport for evening flight departure.
Sightseeing stops as indicated in the itinerary
Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
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Pick-up at Select Kota Kinabalu Hotels
Watch the Feeding of Orangutans at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center
Upon pick-up, head to the airport for a flight to Sandakan. At the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center, see young and strayed orangutans in their new habitat and cross the lowland rainforest to get to the viewing platform where guests can observe orangutan feeding.
Travel to the Borneo Nature Lodge
Drive for 2.5 hours through rustic countryside studded with villages before transferring via boat to Borneo Nature Lodge. Check in and orientation follows.
Relax by the Kinabatangan River
Board a boat in the early evening that takes guests around Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan. See exotic wildlife and birds in their virgin mangrove and rainforest habitat. Dinner and overnight stay at Borneo Nature Lodge.
See the Famed Bird's Nests at the Gomantong Cave
In the morning, make your way to Gomantong Cave, which is famous for its edible bird's nests. Stroll along a boardwalk for 15 minutes to reach the opening of Semut Hitam cavern while exploring the cave system. Lunch will be served in Sandakan.
Take a Tour of Sandakan
The city tour proceeds in the afternoon where guests will see some of the city's highlights such as the water village, central market, Buddhist temple, and many more.
Return to Airport
Drop-off at Sandakan Airport in the Evening
Price & Options
PLEASE NOTE: Airfare is not included in the tour price. Please make flight arrangements on your own.
Hotel pick-ups are for city center hotels only. For pick-ups outside the city center, additional fees will apply.
You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 2.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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