4 Days 3 Nights Sandakan Safari Adventure ~ Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge, Sabah

(Selingan Turtle Island, Sepilok Orangutan and Malayan SunBear Rehabilitation Centre & Sukau)



Day 1 SELINGAN TURTLE ISLAND

09:45hrs Meet at Hotel Lobby or Sandakan Airport (MH 2042 OR AK6492) Transfer to jetty for Schedule boat ride depart 10:30hrs to Selingan Island. It takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to the Island. Upon arrival, check into chalet and lunch at cafeteria, then free at own leisure e.g. swimming or snorkeling. After dinner, wait for rangers signal’s to see turtle laying eggs. Reburied and releasing the baby turtles. Overnight at chalet . ( Lunch / Dinner )

Day 2 SEPILOK /BOAT TO SUKAU/MENANGGUL RIVER CRUISE.

06:30-07:00hrs depart island to Sandakan. After breakfast, drive for approximately 30 minutes to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. Proceed to the free roaming area feeding platform.

1000 hrs feeding of Orang Utans. At this center, observe man’s closest relative “the Orang Utan” being rehabilitated to become wild in their natural habitat and experience a walk in the Tropical Lowland Dipterocarp Forest of Borneo. Visit to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, the centre that managed to improve the living condition of the rescued sun bear and released their natural behaviors in the 2.5ha enclosed forest.

11:15hrs, depart Sepilok Centre transfer to jetty in Sandakan for Schedule boat depart at 1200hrs, take an hour boat cruise up to the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary where you will take your lunch at Abai Jungle Restaurant, This is a wonderful journey of discovery which starts from the waters of Sulu Sea of Sandakan Town through a magnificent scenery of the Mangrove Forest. cruise UP river to Sukau village in search of primates especially the endemic Proboscis Monkeys, birds and other wildlife. Arrive Sukau, check in at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. Late afternoon, river cruise to Menanggul River, a small tributary of the Kinabatangan. Return lodge for dinner and overnight at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. (Breakfast/ Lunch / Dinner )

Day 3 OXBOW LAKE / PM RIVER CRUISE / SUKAU

Wake up by the calls of gibbons and hornbills. Early morning, take a river trip to the Ox-Bow Lake to observe wildlife and experience the early morning river ambience of the longest river of Sabah. Return lodge for breakfast. After Lunch, free at own leisure, walking around, relaxing at our sun deck while reading your favorite book from our mini library and enjoying the river view. Again afternoon river cruise to search for more wildlife. Dinner and overnight at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner )

Day 4 BY BOAT SANDAKAN/TRANSFER AIRPORT/HOTEL

After breakfast, 07:00-07:30hrs transfer by boat back to Sandakan. Upon arrival at jetty, transfer to your hotel or proceed to airport for your flight MH 2047 (ETD12:50hrs).(Breakfast/Lunch)

Tour Description

Destination

Borneo ~ Sabah ~ Sandakan ~ Selingan Turtle Island ~ Sepilok ~ Abai Jungle & Kinabatangan River ~ Wildlife & Conservation

Minimum no. of Persons
2

Place of Departure
Sandakan city or Sandakan airport

Trip Availability
Daily

Tour Code
SIA 12

Tour Duration
4 Days 3 Nights

Accommodation

Selingan Chalets

25 Air-Conditioned Room with ceiling fan.

  • CHALET A – 5 Twin Bed & 1 Double Bed (attached bathroom)
  • CHALET B – 6 Twin Bed & 1 Double Bed (attached bathroom)
  • CHALET C – 5 Twin Bed & 1 Double Bed. (attached bathroom)
  • CHALET D – 6 Twin Bed Room (attached bathroom)
  • All rooms with mini refrigerator and windows fully covered with mosquito net.
  • 24 hours electricity, 220/240V,50 cycles.
  • Observing marine turtle conservation program at night.
  • Swimming/snorkeling.
  • Souvenir shop.
  • Cafeteria.
  • Exhibition Hall


Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge

  • 33 Rooms. 15 Twin Rooms, 6 Triple Rooms, 8 Double Bedrooms, 4 Family Rooms.
  • All rooms with attached bathroom, toilet, hot shower, ceiling fan and netted windows.
  • All rooms with smoke detector and emergency action plan
  • Uses Reserve Osmosis Water Purifier System.
  • Use Kimberly-Clark Biodegradable and Environmentally friendly shampoo, soap and papers.
  • River Cruise along Kinabatangan River.
  • Video Show
  • Guided Nature Trail behind the lodge.
  • Restaurant – Served Halal Food


Flight In
MH 2042 OR AK6492

Recommended Personal Gear

Torch, swim wear, insect repellent, raincoat (umbrella not recommended), hat, binocular and sun screen(sweat proof). Use good walking shoes and comfortable cotton T-shirt with long or short pant.

IMPORTANT

1. Please take note that Sabah Parks allow only camera of unaided flash to take photograph of turtles. Video/Digital Video Camera are not allowed.

2. Sabah Parks also forbid visitor from going around the island on their own from 6:00pm – 6:00am.


Sandakan Safari Adventure ~ valid until 31st March 2018

(Rates based on per person basis)

Twin Sharing basis Rates based on per person
4 Days 3 Nights Sandakan Safari Adventure (both ways by boat) RM 2,340 per person

Rates Include 6% GST (Goods & Services Tax)

Package is Inclusive of:
* English speaking guide * land/boat transfers based on joining basis * entrance fees and meals as stated.

Package is Exclusive of:
* Camera / Video camera fees * beverages(alcoholic/juice/carbonate) *airfares/taxes/insurance

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

Please Note:

  • Package rate applies to a minimum of 2 full paying persons travelling & based on Seat-In-Coach Basis
  • For Single Traveller, it is possible to go on the trip on 2 persons rate, if there are other guests travelling together (reminder that this trip is based on Sit-In-Coach basis). However, there will be an additional charge for single supplement for accommodation (ie single room)
  • Single supplement charge is RM160 per person per night at Sukau/Abai/ Selingan accommodation
  • Child below 12yrs old, is discounted 20% based on 2 full paying adults
  • Additional RM100 nett per person for unscheduled transfer
  • 100% charge for request of a Private Tour/Transport
  • English speaking driver /guide provided
  • Rates are subject to changes in Sepilok/Selingan Entrance Fees and accommodation at Selingan Island
  • The Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary permit/entrance fees are not included in the rates (fee charges to be advised)

CANCELLATION CHARGES:

  • Confirmation date to 30 days before arrival - 30% of the trip’s full price forfeited
  • 29 days to 15 days before arrival - 50% of the trip’s full price forfeited
  • 14 days to 08 days before arrival - 75% of the trip’s full price forfeited
  • 07 days before arrival or NO SHOW of customer - 100% of the trip’s full price forfeited
  • Due to limited rooms at Selingan Island, once booking is confirmed, it is under guaranteed basis and no changes will be allowed. Should there be any amendment of dates or cancellation of booking it is subject to cancellation charges of RM400 per room per night


JULY & AUGUST booking cancellations:

  • 25% charge for cancellations made within 60 days prior to arrival date
  • 50% charge for cancellations made 29 days to 15 days prior to arrival date
  • 100% charge for cancellations made within 14 days prior to arrival date


CHILD RATES:

2 adults + 1 child sharing room with parents

  • 2 - 4yrs old ~ 50% off the 2 person rate
  • 5 - 11 yrs old ~ 20% off the 2 person rate

1 adult + 1 child

  • child will be charged at 2 person rate
  • Child below 2yrs old ~ free of charge (without meals/mattress/entrance fee/permit)


Scheduled Boat & Land Transfers

Scheduled Boat Transfers from Scheduled Boat Transfers to Departure Time

Unscheduled Transfers (SIC)

Sandakan Jetty Abai Jungle Lodge 1200

RM 330 per person (minimum 2 persons)

Abai Jungle Lodge Sandakan 0900

RM 330 per person (minimum 2 persons)

Sandakan Jetty Selingan 1030

RM 330 per person (minimum 2 persons)

Selingan Sandakan 0700

RM 330 per person (minimum 2 persons)

Scheduled Land Transfer from Scheduled Land Transfer to

Departure Time

Unscheduled Transfers (SIC)

Sandakan Hotel Kinabatangan Rainforest Lodge 1000

RM 230 per person (minimum 2 persons)

Kinabatangan Rainforest Lodge Sandakan 0700

RM 230 per person (minimum 2 persons)


PICK UP TIME/POINT (VENUE)

From To Sepilok To Selingan To Abai/ Sukau
Sepilok area 0900 - 0910 0915 - 0925 1115 - 1130
Hotel at Sandakan town area 0800 - 0810 0945 - 0955 1130 - 1145

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