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Kinabatangan River

TOUR CODE: SDK03

  • Kinabatangan River
  • Kinabatangan River
  • Kinabatangan River

The Kinabatangan River is the second longest river in Malaysia, with a length of 560 kilometers.

Kinabatangan is known for its remarkable wildlife and fascinating habitats. This wonderful journey of wildlife discovery starts from the waters of Sulu Sea cruising through a magnificent scenery of the mangrove forest. You will be cruising down the river in search of primates especially the endemic proboscis monkeys, birds and other wildlife.

1230 hours – meet & Greet at hotel lobby ( Sandakan City Area ) then transfer by land to Sukau passing small towns, oil palm plantation and local villages. Most of the villagers are the Orang Sungai (derived from the Malay words, "the river people"). Their main source of living income is fishing and in time of low harvest, they build boat. Some of them working with the oil palm plantation companies or during the harvesting season in Goamantong cave, they work with the company appointed to harvest the swiflet bird's nest.

1530 hours – Arrive at Sukau, afternoon tea with tea or coffee will be served.

1600 hours RIVER CRUISE (2-2.5 hours): Put on your life jacket and start river cruising along Kinabatangan River in search for wildlife. We will go on river cruise to one of the tributaries of the Kinabatangan River called Sungai Menanggol for wildlife viewing and this is the time when wild is at its most active behavior, search for the Proboscis Monkey, The most famous attraction is the "Biggest Nose of Borneo" The proboscis monkey, endemic only in Borneo and recognizable by the male's long, distinctive pendulous nose and a peculiar mix of colours – grey legs, white belly and tail, and an orange coat. A trip down the Kinabatangan River almost certainly guarantees you several sightings of this large yet surprisingly graceful primate, as it flings itself forcefully from tree to tree, or watches you lazily from a comfortable lofty branch. Others animal such as the wild Orang Utan, Snakes, Birds, Long and Pig Tail Macaque, Silver Leaf Monkey and if you are lucky you might see the Wild Borneo Pygmy Elephants. This is the usually an awesome encounter and experience, on the fine, the day is complimented with a beautiful sunset. Return around 1830 hours

A Dinner will be served. After dinner, we will transfer you back to your hotel ( Sandakan City Area ) .

Estimate arrival hotel around 2130 hours

RATES

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Rates are based on per person basis & Mininum 2 person

* All rates above valid till 31 December 2017 (tour commencement date).

  • Rates Include:
  • 1 dinner
  • Boat fee
  • All transfers & tours a states in the package (Seat in Coach)
  • Rates exclude:
  • Accommodation (Sandakan City Area), Tipping, Travel insurance
  • Requirement for the trip:
  • Insect Repellent, Rain Coat, Binocular, Camera, Sun Lotion, wear comfortable cotton T-shirt, Personal toiletries, own drinking bottle and first aid kit.

Note: Every person participates in any tour or holiday organized by the company shall be regarded in every respect as carrying his / her own risk with respect to loss or injury to person or property. The company does not accept responsibility for losses or expenses due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine or other travelers.