3 Days 2 Nights Abai With A Local Touch Package ~ Abai Jungle, Kinabatangan River : Sabah Borneo



Day 1 SEPILOK/BY BOAT TO ABAI JUNGLE LODGE/PM&NIGHT CRUISE

08:00-08:10hrs Pick up from hotel in Sandakan or meet upon arrival at the Sandakan Airport(preferably on MH2042 OR AK6492). Drive for approximately 30 minutes to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. Proceed to the free roaming area feeding platform. 1000hrs feeding of Orang Utan. 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. Check in Abai Jungle Lodge, Late in the afternoon, you'll be experiencing a cruise to search for wildlife until the sunsets while enjoying a cup of coffee and by night falls continue the night cruise to witness the fire flies as Christmas tree. Return to the lodge for dinner. After dinner, again experience the “Jungle at night” at our nature boardwalk to search for birds, snakes, insects and other wildlife with our nature guide. (Lunch/Dinner)

Day 2 Pitas Oxbow Lake/Tree Planting/Lunch with locals/PM cruise

Wake up by the calls of nature. Early morning take a river trip to the Pitas oxbow lake to observe wildlife and experience the unique of Pitas oxbow lake. After breakfast, you are invited to join our tree planting project with the locals, enjoy a simple lunch arranged by the villagers at Abai village. This project specially design to help the locals. After lunch, you are free to explore the nature board walk behind the lodge, make sure you bring along your binoculars, look for any tree moving!! There may be…..wild orang utan! Silver leaf monkeys, birds and many others! Late afternoon, another river cruise to search for different wildlife. Overnight at Abai Jungle Lodge.

(Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Day 3 BY BOAT TO SANDAKAN/ TRANSFER AIRPORT/HOTEL..

In the morning, you are free to view more birds/wildlife and enjoy a cup of coffee at our nature board walk. After breakfast, take another one hour boat transfer 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 ~ Sepilok ~ Abai ~ Sukau ~ Wildlife & Conservation

Minimum no. of Persons

2

Place of Departure

Sandakan city or Sandakan airport

Trip Availability

Daily

Tour Code

SIA 09

Tour Duration

3 Days 2 Nights

Accommodation

Abai Jungle Lodge

  • 18 Rooms – 6 units Chalets x 3 Twin Bedroom
  • 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.

Flight In

MH2042 OR AK6492

Recommended Personal Gear

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

3 Days 2 Nights Abai With A Local Touch Package ~ valid until 31st March 2018

(Rates based on per person basis)

Twin Sharing basis (2 nights at abai) Rates based on per person (RM)
Minimum 2 persons RM 1,620 per person

Rates above include 6%GST (goods & services tax)

Inclusive :

* English speaking guide * land/boat transfers based on joining basis * entrance fees * accommodation * meals as stated

This Package Excludes:

All tours exclude Airfares, Airtaxes, Camera/Video Fees, alcoholic/carbonate/juice drinks and Hotel accommodation in Sandakan

*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 disounted 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
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)