9 Days 8 Nights Mount Kinabalu Climb and Sukau Wildlife Adventure
(Kota Kinabalu - Mount Kinabalu - Sepilok OrangUtan Rehabilitation Centre - Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary - Selingan Turtle Island - Sandakan)
Package Tour Itinerary (DD123)
5d4n Mt Kinabalu Package Kota Kinabalu
Day 1 ARRIVE KOTA KINABALU ON TO KINABALU PARK
Pick up at Hotel in Kota Kinabalu town area at 0730hrs and depart on a 2 hours journey, 83km east of Kota Kinabalu to reach Kinabalu Park, a World Heritage Site and Mt Kinabalu is the highest mountain in Malaysia. The park is home to more than, 200 species of montane orchids, and 300 species of birds, rare pitcher plants and rhododendrons. Overnight at Park Headquarters. (Dinner)
Day 2 MT. KINABALU CLIMBING
Transfer to Timpohon gate (1,830 m / 6000 ft) to begin the trek with your mountain guide. This take about 5-7 hours, with this time out to look at the views, birds, animals, soil and rocks of the various vegetation zones up to Laban Rata (3, 290 m / 10,700 ft) (Breakfast/Packed Lunch/Dinner)
Day 3 LOW'S PEAK AND KINABALU PARK
Begin final ascent at 3 am to greet the dawn at the submit (6 am). The stupendous view to be had at 4,095.0 m / 13,432 ft before the clouds rise is well worth the previous day's exertions. On a clear day, one could almost see all of Sabah. Breakfast at the rest house before descending to Typhoon Gate to transfer to Park HQ for lunch. After lunch, return to Kota Kinabalu and overnight at Hotel. (Breakfast/Lunch)
Day 4 Free at leisure
Free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel (Breakfast)
Day 5 DEPARTURE
Free till transfer out to the airport. (Breakfast)
* All transfers * 01 night accommodation at Kinabalu Park HQ * 01 night accommodation at Gunting Lagadan or similar accommodation * 02 nights accommodation at Hotel in Kota Kinabalu * Meals as specified, entrance fee where applicable and service of a mountain guide
* All airfares * Personal expenses * What is not mentioned above * Certificate of achievement * Mountain Climb Permit fee * porter * gratuity for guides and porters
3d2n Sandakan Wildlife Adventure Package
Day 6 Sepilok Orangutan Rehab Centre/By Boat to Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary
0810hrs pick up from Sandakan Airport. 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.
1100-1115 hrs depart Sepilok and transfer to jetty in Sandakan.
1145 hrs 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. After Lunch, free and relax at our nature board walk before cruising for searching other wildlife. After dinner, a night cruise lead you to witness the nature of fire flies as Christmas tree. Overnight at Abai Jungle Lodge. (Lunch / Dinner)
Day 7 – Pitas Lake/Abai Village
Wake up by the calls of nature. Early morning take a river trip to Pitas lake to observe wildlifes and experience the unique of Pitas lake. After breakfast, an option to join our tree planting project with the locals and lunch with them at Abai Village. This project especially to help the locals. Enjoy
Day 8 – Abai / Selingan
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 cruise back to Sandakan. Proceed to Selingan Island (40km). Check into chalet. Free at leisure to explore island, swim and snorkel. After dinner, wait for signal from the Park Ranger before we proceed in small groups to watch Green Turtle lay eggs on the beach, transplanting of eggs to hatchery and release of baby turtles to the sea. This island is a park conservation area since 1977 and turtles have been nesting here every night throughout the year. Overnight in Twin Share room with attached bathroom. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Day 9 - By Boat to Sandakan
After breakfast, river cruise down by boat back to Sandakan. Another chance for wildlife sightings with this approximately 1 hour journey. Upon arrival at jetty, drive up hill to the Puh Jih Syh Chinese Buddhist Temple, which offers a panoramic view of the Sandakan Bay before lunch at local restaurant or hotel. After lunch, transfer to Hotel Sabah. (Breakfast / Lunch)
* 02 night accommodation at Abai Jungle Lodge * 01 night accommodation at Selingan Island Resort * English Speaking Guide * Meals as specified, entrance fee where applicable * Return land and boat transfers based on sharing basis.
This Package Excludes:
* Camera/Video camera fees * Beverages(alcoholic/carbornate/juice) * flights
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