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Reviews Adventure in the Nature
Adventure in the Nature
Here's a wonderful opportunity to enjoy an amzing adveture trip throughout the nature of Malaysia.
A wonderful 15 days tour in the name of the nature. Check out the program...
- Day 01 : Arrive Kota Kinabalu / Resort
Upon arrive, transfer to your resort for check in and leisure. Overnight at Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort or Magellan Sutera Resort & SPA or Similar
- Day 02 : Free at Leisure
Today free at leisure in Resort, enjoy the beautiful beach & Sun at the resort, and resort activities. Overnight at Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort or Magellan Sutera Resort & SPA or Similar.
- Day 03 : Kinabalu Park / Mountain Hut
0630 hrs – pick up from resort lobby, transfer to Kinabalu Park (Approx 2 hours drive), upon arrives at Park HQ, proceed with the trekking arrangement.
After registration, together with you mountain guide will be transfer to the starting point (Timpohon Gate) for the journey begun. The packed lunch can be consumed along the way as the trekking will take about 6-7 hours.
Upon reaching 11,000 feet, check-into Mountain rest house. Dinner at rest house restaurant. Overnight at Mountain Hut (Dormitory Bunk Bed) Subject to the availability
- Day 04 : Summit / Park
Before sunrise, wake up at about 0230 hours in the morning & start trekking up to the summit of Mount Kinabalu. The trekking will take about 3-4 hours.
At 0600 hours, you will witness the glorious sunrise over the majestic Mount Kinabalu. Descend to Laban Rata. Breakfast at the rest house restaurant.
Check-out and trekking down to the Timpohon Gate. Transfer back to park HQ to collect your very own Certificate of Achievement. Lunch at Park restaurant. Check in to Park Lodge.
- Day 05 : Park / Poring Hot Spring / Overland to Sandakan
After breakfast, check out and proceed to Poring Hot Spring, Lowland Dipterocarp Forest makes most of the vegetation at Poring and it is an excellent place to view lowland birds and some mammals. A short trek to the canopy walkway for a bird's eye view of the Tropical Rainforest.
The Canopy Walkway is suspended between trees at a height of 40m and offers an excellent opportunity to observe wildlife in the canopy. At Poring Centre, you will have a chance to soak yourselves in the hot sulphur waters renowned for its therapeutic properties.
After lunch, depart for a 4 hours drive to Sandakan, Check into Sepilok Nature Resort. Dinner at resort.
- Day 06 : Full day Sepilok Orang Utan Centre / Night Jungle Walk
After breakfast, a guided tour to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. Trek ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden boardwalk to witness the Orang Utan (Pongo Pygmaeus) feeding at 1000hrs as they swing through the trees towards the feeding platform for their food of the stay. You may also encounter with 2 main Macaques, the long tailed & pig tailed Macaques. Return to reception center, to view the displays and exhibits at the Information Centre. Return to the resort for lunch.
Free at leisure or you may opt for your own tour (unguided) to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre by trek ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden boardwalk to witness the Orang Utan feeding at 1500hrs as they swing through the trees towards the feeding platform for their food of the day. In the evening, an hour guided night walk to the Sepilok Forest Trails to experience walking the dark to spot animals or insects. Dinner and overnight at Sepilok Nature Resort.
- Day 07 : Kinabatangan Rivers / Lodge
Depart for a 2 hours drive to Kinabatangan River passing through scenic countryside, local villages and plantations. The journey to Kinabatangan River is over a stretch of 56km of unsealed road. Upon arrival, check into a Lodge along the River.
The lower reaches of Kinabatangan River has the greatest concentration of wildlife in Borneo. The most famous creature of all is guaranteed to be sighted is undoubtedly the bizarre Proboscis Monkeys. Lunch at Lodge.
In Evening, take a boat trip and you will be rewarded with the sightings of this male creature with large pendulous nose, fat belly and thick white tail, leaping forcefully into space and crashing into nearby trees. Overnight in Bilit Rainforest Lodge.
- Day 08 : Kinabatangan Rivers (SUKAU)
Wake up to the sound of Borneo. As the birds are most active at this time, take another boat trip for the many dramatic and beautiful birds of the Kinabatangan region that may be sighted include elegant egrets, several species of kingfishers, the oriental darter which dives underwater to catch it's prey, swift and vividly coloured Bee-eaters and hornbills.
Return to lodge for breakfast, by 0930 hrs take a 1-2 hrs jungle trekking to OX Bowl Lake, nature trails designed to view birds and wildlife in the scenic riverine rainforest. Some mammals may be sighted in a hide located next to a saltlick. Another evening cruise will be proceed by 4pm for the Kinabatangan River & Wildlife experience, back to lodge for a dinner and rest. Overnight in Bilit Rainforest Lodge.
- Day 09 : Overland to Danum Valley
Depart by early morning by land from Bilit Rainforest Lodge to Lanad Datu then by 2hrs drive to Borneo Rainforest Lodge. Attend a brief orientation before lunch. In the afternoon, depart for a guided walk on a nature trail (400m boardwalk circuit) and the canopy walkway. In the evening, have dinner at the lodge. If weather permits, go for a night drive/walk to spot wild animals. Overnight at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
- Day 10 : Danum Valley
Following breakfast, depart for a trek along the "Coffin Trail" that leads to an ancient burial site. It's a 3km return trip, involving a 40-minute climb to a magnificent lookout point. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, hike the Segama Trail and East Trail in search of wildlife. Return to Borneo Rainforest Lodge. After dinner, depart for another night drive/walk to spot wild animals. Overnight at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
- Day 11 : Danum Valley / Kota Kinabalu
After breakfast, go bird watching on the canopy walkway. Walk down to Borneo Rainforest Lodge for lunch. Depart at 1330hrs for Lahad Datu airport for flight out. Upon arrive, transfer to your resort for Free & leisure. Dinner will be serving at local famous restaurant and traditional culture performance.
Overnight at Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort or Magellan Sutera Resort & SPA
- Day 12 : Pulau Tiga (Pulau Tiga (Survivor Island)
Depart for the 2-hours overland journey to the fishing village of Kuala Penyu. The road heads South West, following the Sabah coastline, with good views of mangrove forests and sandy beaches. The sight of the old car ferry on the Penyu river signifies your arrival, and from here it is a 40 minute boat ride to the tropical island of Pulau Tiga. After arrival on the island, it is time to check in and perhaps have a quick swim before lunch is served in the restaurant. Afternoon is free for further exploration or snorkeling on the diverse reef close to you chalet. Overnight at Pulau Tiga Resort
- Day 13 : Pulau Tiga / Snake Island (Survivor Island)
Morning, after breakfast, take the jungle trail that crosses the centre of the island to the mud “volcanoes”. At this site mud is seen to bubble up from the earth, and provides a popular spot for a full mud bath! A short run to a nearby beach provides a well needed wash. Lunch at Resort, afternoon proceed with 10 minute boat ride to “Snake Island “where the principal inhabitants are the Yellow-Lipped Sea Krait ( Laticauda Colubrina) are often seen. Return to resort, free at leisure, water activities can be arrange with own expenses. Overnight at Pulau Tiga Resort
- Day 14 : Pulau Tiga (Survivor Island)
Free at Leisure at Pulau Tiga Island….Optional activities. Overnight at Pulau Tiga Resort
- Day 15 : Pulau Tiga / Kota Kinabalu / Airport
After breakfast, check out and take a boat ride back to Kuala Penyu, transfer to airport for your flight departure.
Note that the tour includes :
- Accommodation ( Twin Sharing Basic) and Meals as per itinerary
- Land & Boat transfer as per tour apply
- Entrance fees as tour apply
- English Speaking guide service
The tour excludes :
- International & Domestic Airfare & Airport Tax
- Mountain Porter
- Camera & Video fees
- Juices, Carbonated & Alcoholic Beverages
- Tips, Optional Excursion Personal Traveling Insurance
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