The resort is approximately 2.5 hours drive from Sandakan and has the most enviable location. Comprises 15 rooms with each room is hewn and hand-crafted by local tradesman using the Borneo Iron Wood – a rare timber tree native to the Borneo and are exquisitely designed and decorated with local materials to blend harmoniously into the natural landscape of the rainforest.Nestled along the bank of the Kinabatangan River, the resort is surrounded by quaint local village that provides a unique "close to nature" experience with plenty of opportunities for river cruise, jungle trekking, stroll through traditional villages and chance to see the proboscis monkeys, the orang utan, pygmy elephants, the oriental darter, hornbills, kingfishers and many living in their natural habitat.
It is a haven for nature lovers and for those who need to retreat into nature, to recharge and to escape to a different reality. With the unique and classic ethnic room designed resembling the typical and traditional village house, the resort rests on the 4ft wooden stilts rising within the nature forest with the cottages scattered among the ancient trees and linked by series of boardwalk with each room comes with its own balcony. It is truly a great escape to enjoy the sounds of nature at its finest.
DAY 1 Sandakan / Bilit Kinabatangan River
1230 hours pm pick up from respective hotel in Sandakan to the Borneo Nature Resort by Land, Kinabatangan River. Upon arrival, refreshment will be served followed by briefing featuring the overview of the resort routes and Safety. Check in.
At 1600 hours, river cruise in search of wildlife that is so prevalent in the area – a good chance to see proboscis monkey, orang utan, pygmy elephants, birds and other wildlife. Dinner will be served at the lodge. After dinner and subject to weather conditions, follow our guide for a night walk at 2030 hours in search of nocturnal mammals. Return to and overnight at the Borneo Natural Sukau Bilit Resort. (Dinner included)
DAY 2 Kinabatangan River
0600 hours Rise early for "Misty Kinabatangan River Cruise". Breakfast is served at the lodge. After breakfast, depart lodge to the nearby Ox-Bow Lakes for more trekking at 0900 hours. Lunch will be served at the lodge. You have free time back at the lodge soaking up the lively atmosphere and observe life of the local villagers or take a stroll to nearby village to get acquainted with the villagers through activities such as volleyballs, futsal or badminton.
Late afternoon, enjoy another at 1600 hours river cruise and try to spot more wildlife before returning the lodge for dinner. After dinner and subject to weather conditions, proceed for a night walk at 2030 hours in search of nocturnal mammals. Overnight at the lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included)
DAY 3 Kinabatangan River/Sandakan
0600 hours Rise early for "Misty Kinabatangan River Cruise". Breakfast is served at the lodge. After breakfast, 0830 hours depart lodge and a journey return to Sandakan. Drop off at the hotel. (Breakfast included) End of services.
|DELUXE ROOM||MYR 705BOOK|
|COTTAGE ROOM||MYR 588BOOK|
|TREE HOUSE DORMITORY||MYR 485BOOK|
Rates are based on per person basis & Mininum 2 person
* All rates above valid till 31 December 2020 (tour commencement date).
* The tourism tax is RM10 per room per night and is charged to guest who are not Malaysian nationals or permanent residents holding a MyPR card. This tax will be collected upon check out.
Cottage room - 6 bed share dormitory with fan ( Common Bathroom )
- Rates Include:
- 2 breakfast, 1 lunch & 2 dinner
- Boat fee
- All transfers & tours as stated 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.