The Malaysian Customs Department (“RMCD”) is imposing a Tourism Tax on guest at the sum of MYR 10 nett per room per night with effect from 1st September 2017. Please direct pay to tour guide.
Kinabatangan river is Sabah longest river that flows 560km.
Kinabatangan River, the longest river of Borneo. The main reason for tourist to Bilit is to go cruising Kinabatangan river to watch wildlife. From Sandakan city, it is 2.5 hours drive to reach the Bilit.
You can for instance go for a walk in the area or maybe sit back and relax with a book on the porch. Late afternoon you'll sail off in search of wild animals. If you look up high and the trees, you'll see the monkeys looking down on you as they scurry about. Once the sun begins to set you'll sail back to the lodge for dinner.
Awakened by screeching gibbon monkeys and the typical sounds made by hornbills. Early in the morning, you'll continue your holiday as you sail towards nearby lakes where the animals on the shores will slowly come to life. You'll see otters, large lizards, crocodiles and of course very many monkeys. Later on in the morning you'll sail back to your lodge for breakfast.
Meet & greet from Sandakan airport or hotel lobby. Transfer to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre.
Arrive to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. After registration, trek 10 mins through the rainforest on wooden boardwalk to the Feeding Platform.
Witness the morning feeding of Orang Utans. Return to reception center, watchthe scheduled video programme (25 mins) at the Nature Education Center, andnvisit to the Exhibition Hall.
Advance to Borneon Sun Bear Conservation Centre.
Overland to Kinabatangan for 2.5 hours.
Expected arrive at Bilit, Kinabatangan. Check in and free at own leisure.
Afternoon river cruising for 2 hours.
Return to the lodge for dinner.
After dinner, enjoy a night drive safari in search of nocturnal animals, it may approximately 1 hour.
Overnight at Bilit Kinabatangan Lodge.
Wake up by the calls of nature.
Early jungle walk to MERBAU TRAIL, fascinated by more than 100 years old Merbau Tree.
Return to the lodge for breakfast.
After breakfast, check out and transfer to Sandakan.
Transfer to Sandakan airport or your respective hotel.
Min. Participant(s): 2 Persons To Go (child does not counted)
Tour location / Depart from: Sandakan . To reach Sandakan city, you have to take a domestic flight or bus express from Kota Kinabalu.
Recommend to book: 1 month(s) in advance
To book at least: 7 day(s) in advance
Cancellation & Refund Policy: Up to 30 days prior to departure date: charge 50% of full rates. 29 to 0 days prior to departure date: charge 100% of full rates. No refund for those tours which involve accommodation.
Tour Type: Sit-In-Coach basis (SIC). This tour is not private tour, you will share the trip with other guests come from different countries. Please notify us upon booking if you are looking for private tour, surcharge might be applied.
Insurance: Tourist transportation insurance included. Please contact your insurance agency for personal travel insurance.
Pickup Service: Pickup service will be provided from the hotel/hostel/lodge that you are staying. Please wait at lobby while the tour guide will find you when he/she arrive. Dropoff service will be provided after travelling, please notify us upon booking if your dropoff location is differ from pickup location.
Specialities: You may decide the joining date, no compulsory tips (If you are happy and satisfied with the journey and the tour guide service, it's always a nice way to express your appreciation with tipping, OR words of thanks is good enough).