Wonders of Sandakan

Experience the beauty of Borneo and stay at the newly refurbished Sabah Hotel and award-winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge.
MYR 2,964.00

Overview

Witness wildlife like never before, as you cruise through the beautiful Kinabatangan River to see many of Borneo’s rare and endangered species including the Bornean pygmy elephant, orang utan and proboscis monkey. Experience the beauty of Borneo.

Stay at the newly refurbished Sabah Hotel and award-winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

01 Night at newly refurbished Sabah Hotel
02 Nights at award-winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Duration

4 Days 3 Nights

Tour Code

BB7J

Physical Rating

Medium

Min. To Book

2

Tour Highlights

  • Observe the endangered orangutans at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Observe proboscis monkeys at Labuk Bay proboscis Sanctuary
  • Travel to SRL 2.5 hours by boat journey
  • 02 late afternoon river cruises and 01 early morning river cruise in search of Borneo’s wildlife and birdlife
  • Nature walk along Hornbill Boardwalk and Attenborough Boardwalk to learn about the flora in the area and maybe even sight some wildlife and bird life
  • Explore the delights of Borneo’s tropical rainforests at Rainforest Discovery Centre
    Learn about the Prisoners of War during World War II at Sandakan Memorial Park

Optional Tour:

  • Night Cruise: Enjoy a night safari river cruise through Kinabatangan River to spot nocturnal wildlife.
  • Rasig Wildlife Trek: After breakfast in Sukau Rainforest Lodge, explore the elephant migration path on a 2-hour hike.
Itinerary

Day 1: Sandakan – Labuk Bay Proboscis Sanctuary

You'll be greeted by our friendly guide upon arrival at Sandakan Airport and transferred to Sabah Hotel to check-in. In the afternoon, journey to Labuk Bay Proboscis Sanctuary where we'll trek to witness the feeding of the amusing looking Proboscis Monkeys and elusive Silver Leaf Langurs at the sanctuary. Return to Sabah Hotel for overnight.

Dinner

Sabah Hotel

Day 2: Sandakan – Sepilok – Sukau Rainforest Lodge (by Boat)

Our adventure begins as we pick you up from the Sandakan Airport or your hotel in Sandakan, then we’ll head straight to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. There, you'll get to learn about the rehabilitation effort done at the centre through a short video screening. Make your way to the feeding platform to witness the feeding of orangutans and other monkeys around. You can also spend time observing the cheeky little younglings in an enclosed nursery area. After lunch, embark on a 2.5 hour journey by speedboat up the Kinabatangan River to Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Right after checking-in, go on board for a late afternoon cruise in search of Borneo's wildlife and birds. Return to the lodge to savor a scrumptious dinner at Melapi restaurant, followed by a slide presentation and interpretation by a naturalist guide. Overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Day 3: Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Rise and shine for the morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, join in the nature walk along the lodge's Hornbill Boardwalk with the in-house naturalist. It will be free at leisure after lunch. In the afternoon, proceed for another river cruise to check off your wildlife sightings. Overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Day 4: Transfer out to Sandakan

Have breakfast before leaving for Sandakan by speedboat. Once we reach Sandakan we’ll stop by for lunch. For flights in the afternoon, we’ll proceed to the airport for the 1430hrs flight to Kota Kinabalu. For those taking the evening flight, you'll have a chance to visit Rainforest Discovery Centre. Take a bird view of the centre from the canopy walk and hanging bridge, explore the botanical garden, home to various species of flora before leaving for the airport

Breakfast and lunch

Rates

Rooms Rates Per Person  Single Supplement
Deluxe MYR 2,964.00 MYR 740.00
Borneo Villa MYR 3,278.00 MYR 1020.00

Price Remarks
  • Validity
    Rates are valid for travel by 29th February 2024. Not applicable during high season (July – August).
  • Availability
    This tour runs everyday. Prior booking required.
  • High Season Surcharge
    MYR 200.00 at Sukau Rainforest Lodge (July – August)
  • Children Discount
    This is a kid friendly tour, discount is applicable to children based on their birth year and following room sharing policy in certain property. Contact our consultant to know more.
  • Single supplement
    Premium charge in order for a solo traveler to have a room all to his or herself.
  • Transfer Inclusion
    This tour package rates include pick-up and drop-off from Sandakan Airport or city hotel in Sandakan. Additional charge per person applies for pick-up and drop-off outside this area and pick up time may vary.

Inclusions

Tours and transfers
This tour package rates include pick-up and drop-off from Sandakan Airport or hotels in Sandakan Town
English speaking guide
Meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners.
Accommodation
  • Sabah Hotel (1 night)
  • Sukau Rainforest Lodge (2 nights)

Exclusions

Domestic airfare (Kota Kinabalu(BKI) - Sandakan(SDK) - Kota Kinabalu(BKI))
Camera fee and items not mentioned
Tourism Tax (TTx) flat rate of RM10 per room per night
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Things to Bring

  • Sun block lotion
  • Personal toiletries
  • Torch light
  • Insect repellent
  • Drinking water bottle
  • Walking shoes
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Raincoat

Additional Notes

  • Camera Fee at SOURC
    Note on Camera Use at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre: For any camera with zoom lens from 100 to 400mm, video camera or other video recording equipment for personal use are chargeable at RM10.00 per unit. For any camera (fixed-lens - 400mm and above ) or any film-making equipment are chargeable at RM1,000.00 per unit. Mode of payment is cash only.
  • Travel light to Sukau Rainforest Lodge
    For the comfort and convenience of our guests, it is recommended to travel light by preparing an overnight bag for your stay in Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Complimentary storage in Sandakan will be provided for any extra luggage. (For guests departing & returning to Sandakan Only).
  • Night Cruise
    Optional River Night Cruise tour at Sukau Rainforest Lodge is highly recommended to all our guests (available with a small fee)
  • Bring Your Own Bottle
    Borneo Eco Tours is moving towards a single-use plastic free environment! So, please join our movement by bringing your own refillable water bottle during your time with us. Our vans and coaches are prepared with water containers so that you can refill your bottle anytime throughout the tour.
  • Double or Twin Bed
    Double or twin bed cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check in.

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