Sandakan Wildlife Safari 4Days 2Nights Trip ~ Sepilok, Selingan Island & Kinabatangan River , Sandakan Area : Sabah Borneo

This tour combines a visit to Selingan island (1 night) and also Sukau Rainforest Lodge (2 nights) for the wildlife lovers, along with a trip to Sepilok Orang-Utan and Bornean Sun Bear Centres. If we have time, the Rainforest Discovery Center in Sepilok area


Tour Description

Destination


Borneo ~ Sabah ~ Sandakan ~ Selingan Island ~ Sepilok ~ Sukau

Minimum no. of Persons

2 persons (SIC)

Place of Departure

Hotel in Sandakan or Sandakan airport

Trip Availability

Daily

Tour Code

BETBB7E

Tour Duration

4 Days 3 Nights

Things To Bring Along

Please bring along swim wear, binocular, camera, sun block lotion, personal toiletries, drinking water bottle, insect repellent, torchlight, hat, walking shoes & raincoatSukau Rainforest Lodge

The 20 rooms, multi international award winner, named by National Geographic Adventure magazine in 2009 as one of the top 50 jungle lodges in the world and a finalist in the 16th World Travel Awards 2009 as one of the world leading ecolodges. Built in 1995 in traditional Malaysian architecture using several Borneo hardwood species, it went through a major RM3 million renovation in 2010. It is built on stilts with a bar lounge, gift shop, Gomantong Hall meeting place, education centre, Hornbill Boardwalk with two elephant passes, three open decks for wildlife viewing, an enclosed garden, a riverside Melapi restaurant, open sun-deck, river jetty. All rooms have attached bathroom and shower water is supplied through rainwater harvesting and hot water by solar heaters. Air is cooled by cross ventilation air currents and ceiling fan. Lighting is supplemented by oil lamps using recycled cooking oil. River tours are conducted by boats powered by electric motors and four strokes outboard engines.

Birdlife is especially rich here (over 325 species have been sighted in the area) including eight species of hornbills, kingfishers darters, owls, kites, eagles, broadbills, doves, storm storks, herons, hawks, ospreys, falcon, pheasants, parakeets, bee eaters, woodpeckers, pittas, bulbuls, forktails, babblers, warblers, flycatchers, orioles, flowerpeckers, spiderhunters, among others.

Sandakan Wildlife Safari 4Days 3Nights Trip ~ valid till 31st March 2018 (rates based on per person per package)

Minimum No of Persons - 2 persons and above (SIC basis) Rate per person (RM) Single Supplement - Add (RM)
Superior Room RM 2,565 RM 530
Deluxe Room RM 2,785 RM 750

High Season Surcharge:

July & August ~ RM160

Rate above includes 6%GST (goods & services tax)

Please be informed that the Turtle Island charges a cancellation fee of MYR 300 per room should there be any cancellation / amendment by the guest after the confirmation of service.

Every international adult guest who stays at SRL contributes MYR 20 for Conservation Contribution (CC).


Please be informed that transfer from Sukau to Sandakan will be strictly by overland basis (at a surcharge) in order to reach airport in time for any departure flight before 1330hrs.

Package includes :

Tours and transfers, accommodation and meals as specified, entrance fees and English speaking guide.

Excludes:

Domestic airfare (Kota Kinabalu / Sandakan / Kota Kinabalu), camera fee and items not mentioned.

Please Note:

Additional tour(s) or last minute change(s) of itinerary for SIC booking is considered as Private Tour and is subject to additional charge.

Where private tours are requested, all boat trips and river cruises are still based on Sit-in-coach (SIC), i.e. joint with others.

**Please Note that there will be a non-refundable handling charge on payment made. Conditions apply.

Child Policy :

1 Children ranges from 0 - 3 yrs is Free of Charge unless indicated.

2 50% discount for children age 4yrs - 12 yrs for tours/transfers and share room with parents.

3 25% discount for children age 4yrs - 12 yrs on twin share basis.

CANCELLATION TERMS

It may take some time to make all the necessary arrangements for a tour package, as our tour consultants must reserve each service individually with our suppliers and personalise your itinerary accordingly.

Due to the limited number of accommodation during the peak travel periods and festivals, we recommend that you book our tours 6 months to a year in advance.

If you are requiring very specific dates for your holiday, we highly recommend that you book 12 months in advance.

31 days and above from date of travel: 10% forfeiture of the cancelled component.

30 days and below from date of travel: 50% forfeiture of the cancelled component

14 days and below from date of travel: 100% forfeiture of the cancelled component

In the event of unforeseen circumstances, you can postpone your trip to a later date. The remaining amount of your total package cost AFTER DEDUCTING the Cancellation Fees will be held under our 12-Months Flexi Travel Program.

Under this program, you have the options to (1) CARRY FORWARD or (2) TRANSFER the remaining amount to a third party within a 12-Months grace period from the original date of travel. Any additional costs after deducting the credit will be subject to payment. Any unused balance after 12 months will expire.

BOOKING PERIODS FOR CERTAIN TRIPS

It may take some time to make all the necessary arrangements for a tour package, as our tour consultants must reserve each service individually with our suppliers and personalise your itinerary accordingly.

Due to the limited number of accommodation during the peak travel periods and festivals, we recommend that you book our tours 6 months to a year in advance.

If you are requiring very specific dates for your holiday, we highly recommend that you book 12 months in advance.

All of our tours are conducted daily including weekends and public holidays unless stated otherwise. All tours must be pre-booked in advance to secure preferred travel dates and accommodation.

Itinerary:

Day 1

Arrive Sandakan Airport by morning flight, transfer to jetty for one-hour boat ride to Selingan Island. Free at leisure to explore island, swim and snorkel. After dinner, wait for signal from the Park Ranger before proceeding to watch Green Turtle lay eggs on the beach, transplanting of eggs to hatchery and release of baby turtles to the sea. Stay overnight in Twin-Share room. (L/D)

Flash photography and video taking is strictly prohibited.

Note:

Please ensure you are holding air ticket to Sandakan.

Flash photography and videography of turtles is strictly prohibited.

Note: (November-February) Please be advised that our trip to Selingan Island involves boat journey via the Sulu Sea. In the event of inclement weather condition during or before the boat journey, the company will have the absolute discretion to cancel or postpone the trip if it is deemed that the journey will jeopardize the safety of our passengers. In the event of cancellation, a replacement tour will be offered. The company will not be liable for any compensation.

Day 2

Return to Sandakan by boat. Transfer to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. We proceed to watch a video show about the plight of the Orang Utans and the rehabilitation efforts ongoing at the Centre. Walk ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden boardwalks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 1000hrs, and then we continue to the newly completed enclosed nursery area for young orang utans. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world’s smallest bear.

After lunch, transfer to Sandakan jetty for 2½ hours boat journey to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife. Take a river cruise using electric motor in search of wildlife and birds. Enjoy candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide presentation and interpretation by naturalist guide. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge. (B/L/D)

Note: There will be a complimentary Night Cruise if no sightings of the Proboscis Monkey on the FIRST Afternoon Cruise.

Day 3

Take a 0600hrs morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, proceed for an educational tour along the lodge’s Hornbill Boardwalk with our in-house naturalist. After lunch, join our in house Orang Utan Talk activity. In the afternoon, we proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge. (B/L/D)

Day 4

After breakfast, return to Sandakan by boat journey. After lunch we will proceed to airport for the 1430hrs flight to Kota Kinabalu. For those taking the evening flight, we will have a chance to visit Rainforest Discovery Centre. Take a bird view of the centre from the canopy walk and hanging bridge, explore the botanical garden, home to various species of flora. Proceed to Sandakan Memorial Park for a short visit before taking the flight. (B/L)

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