2D1N Selingan Turtle Island & Sepilok Orang Utan + Kinabatangan River
TOUR CODE: SDK16
10am. Pick up from respective hotel in Sandakan to jetty & depart from the Jetty with speedboat. It takes about l hour boat ride to Turtle Island. On arrival, go to Reception counter for check-in and get room key. Free leisure, roaming on the beach, sun bathing, swimming or snorkeling in the sea can be done during the day or after lunch.
LUNCH will be served at the cafeteria at 12.30 p.m. There is a Parks Exhibition Hall which opened daily at 6.30pm, Video Show at 7.00 pm. And DINNER will be served at 7.30pm. Standby at the Cafeteria until the announcement from the Parks Ranger inform the sighting of mother turtle coming ashore to lay eggs. Follow the Parks Ranger to the nesting side and witness the egg laying process collecting of eggs and the tagging of the mother turtle. Next is to witness the planting of turtle eggs in the hatchery. If you are lucky, you may witness the baby turtle being released to the sea for the first time. Overnight on Island.
BREAKFAST at 6.30 a.m in the Cafeteria.
Please return your key to the Reception Counter and make sure you take nothing but photograph and leave nothing but foot prints. 7.00 am Depart from Turtle Island and reach at the jetty at 8.00am. Transfer to the world-renowned Sepilok Orang Utan Centre to witness the feeding of the iconic Orang Utan and a good opportunity to photograph these natural primates in their natural habitat. The centre was established in 1964 to help rehabilitate the Orang Utan which had been orphaned. The magnificent mixed dipterocarp forest offers a natural home to the Orang Utan, which slowly become less dependent on their twice-daily feeding of milk and bananas at the centre and eventually return voluntarily to the wild
09:00 am - Orang Utan Video Show.
10:00 am - Orang Utan Feeding.
10:30 am - Juvenile Orang Outdoor Activity. Simple Lunch at Sepilok Cafeteria. Continue your journey by land to the Kinabatangan River and then on to Lodge.
03:30 pm - Arrive at Lodge, tea or coffee will be served.
04:00 pm - AFTERNOON RIVER CRUISE (2hours): 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 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.
07:00 pm - Dinner will be served. After dinner, we will transfer you back to your hotel within Sandakan.
Estimate arrival hotel around 09:30 pm.
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Rates are based on per person basis & Mininum 2 person
* All rates above valid till 31 December 2019 (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.
* High Season Surcharge RM 200 per person ( Twin Share ) : 01 JULY – 31 AUGUST
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- Rates Include:
- 1 night accommodation
- 1 breakfast, 2 lunch & 2 dinner
- Entrance fee
- All transfers & tours as stated in the package (Seat in Coach)
- Rates exclude:
- Accommodation (Sandakan City Area), Camera fee, Snorkeling Gear, Tipping, Travel insurance
- Requirement for the trip:
- Insect Repellent, Rain Coat, Torchlight, Good walking Shoes, 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.