Sukau-Danum Valley Field Centre

Combo package with our award winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge with Danum Valley Field Centre, DVFC which is often used as a research centre.
MYR 6,058.00 MYR 6,058.00 per pax

Overview

Combo package with our award winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge with Danum Valley Field Centre, DVFC which is often used as a research centre. This is a value package designed especially for naturalists who prefer to be as close to nature as possible. This is an ideal package for traveler who wanted an easy access to exploring one of Borneo's greatest treasure - Danum Valley.

Featuring overnight stays at:

  • 02 nights at Sukau Rainforest Lodge (2 nights)
  • 02 nights at Danum Valley Field Centre (DVFC)

Duration

5 days 4 nights

Tour Code

BB7F

Physical Rating

Medium

Min. To Book

2

Tour Highlights

  • Observe Orangutans at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.
  • Travel by speedboat to lodge.
  • 02 late afternoon river cruises and 01 early morning river cruise in search of Borneo’s wildlife
  • 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
  • Danum Valley Conservation Area
  • 500m self-guided nature trail
  • Night drive
  • Hiking at Bukit Atur

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.
  • Tours and transfers, accommodation and meals as specified, and English speaking guide.
Itinerary

Day 1: 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.

Lunch and Dinner

Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Day 2: 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. After lunch, it will be free at leisure. In the afternoon, proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Day 3: Sukau Rainforest Lodge – Lahad Datu – Danum Valey Field Center

Another early morning is in store as we prepare to journey to Lahad Datu. After breakfast, proceed 2 hours overland to Lahad Datu before our onward journey to Danum Valley Conservation Area (DVCA) via 4WD or coach. Arrival and registration at DVCA Reception & Information Building, followed by a tour of the Exhibition Gallery. After lunch, take a walk along the 500m self-guided nature trail and get to know the rainforest, marvel at its beauty and experience the pristine ambience of the rainforest as has been for hundreds of years. After dinner, proceed enjoy the night drive to observe nocturnal wildlife OR video show on Danum Valley (If weather permits).

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Danum Valley Field Centre (DVFC)

Day 4: Danum Valley Field Centre

Rise in the morning for an early walk to enjoy the company of nature. After breakfast, trek through the ancient rainforest of Danum Valley and marvel at its rich flora and fauna. After dinner, proceed to Night Walk in search of Borneo’s nocturnal animals.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Danum Valley Field Centre (DVFC)

Day 5: Danum Valley Field Centre – Transfer out

Leave for Bukit Atur and be one of the first to greet the first ray of the sun as it touches the valley. Return to DVFC. After breakfast, depart for a 2.5 hours journey back to Lahad Datu Town/Airport.

Breakfast and Lunch

Rates

Rooms Rates Per Person  Single Supplement
Sukau Rainforest Lodge: Deluxe MYR 6,058.00 MYR 1,100.00
Sukau Rainforest Lodge: Borneo Villa MYR 6,415.00 MYR 1,380.00

Price Remarks
  • Validity
    Rates are valid for travel by 31 March 2024
  • Availability
    This tour runs everyday. Prior booking required.
  • High Season Surcharge:
    MYR 200.00 at Sukau Rainforest Lodge (July - August)
  • Children Discount on Room Sharing Basis at Sukau Rainforest Lodge
    • 3 years old and below:
      • FREE STAY
    • 4 – 11 years old:
      • 25% OFF when travelling with ONE parent.
      • 50% OFF when travelling with BOTH parents.
      • 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.
  • Transfer Charges
    Additional charges per person applies for pick-up and drop-off outside Sandakan Airport or hotels in Sandakan Town 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: 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners.
Accommodation
  • Sukau Rainforest Lodge (2 nights)
  • Danum Valley Field Centre (DVFC) (2 nights)

Exclusions

Domestic airfare
Camera fee and items not mentioned
Tourism Tax (TTx) flat rate of RM10 per room per night
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Things to Bring

  • Refillable water bottle
  • Personal toiletries (soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc)
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Insect repellent
  • Raincoat
  • Hat
  • Torchlight (with extra batteries)
  • Proper trekking shoes
  • Change of clothes
  • Leech socks
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Extra cash for any additional needs

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.
  • SDK-LDU-BKI flights
    Please make sure you are holding an air ticket to Sandakan to begin your trip and a flight back to Kota Kinabalu from Lahad Datu at the conclusion of your trip. Ask us if you’re unsure what to book and we’d be glad to help!
  • 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)
  • Things to Bring
    Bring along sun block lotion, personal toiletries, torch light, insect repellent, drinking water bottle, walking shoes, binoculars, camera, hat & raincoat.
  • 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.
  • Travel Insurance
    Customers are encouraged to purchase their own travel insurance before travelling to Borneo. We recommend you to select a travel insurance policy that covers not only your medical expenses (including emergency repatriation) but also personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage. Doing so can prevent major disruptions and additional costs.
  • Giving back
    Every international adult guest who stays at SRL contributes MYR 20.00 for Conservation Contribution (CC).

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