7 Days 6 Nights Sabah Nature Safari ~ Sabah, Borneo


Explore Sabah's fantastic beauty on a 7 day journey with us, capturing the best parts including the nearby Tunku Abdul Rahman marine park islands, the Mount Kinabalu world heritage areas, turtle watching at Selingan island and round the trip off with 2 nights at the multi-award winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge to experience the wildlife of Borneo.

Tour Description

Destination

Borneo ~ Sabah ~ Kota Kinabalu ~ Kinabalu Park ~ TARP Marine Park ~ Sandakan ~ Selingan Turtle Island ~ Sukau

Minimum no. of Persons

2

Place of Departure

Kota Kinabalu

Trip Availability

Daily (Booking in advance required)

Tour Code

BB10A

Tour Duration

7 Days 6 Nights

* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.

Things To Bring Along

  • Please bring along sun block lotion, personal toiletries, swim wear, torch light, insect repellent, drinking water bottle, walking shoes, binoculars, camera, hat & raincoat.

7 Days 6 Nights Sabah Nature Safari

Tour Destinations Rate per person (RM)
7D6N Sabah Safari Kota Kinabalu ,Gaya Island ,Kinabalu Park World Heritage Site,Sandakan - Selingan Island,Day 5 : Selingan Island - Sepilok - Sukau rainforest lodge ,Sukau, Sandakan - Departure
https://www.borneoecotours.com/tours

INCLUDES

Tours and transfers, accommodation and meals specified, entrance fees and English speaking guide.

EXCLUDES

Domestic airfare, camera fee and items not mentioned. Snorkelling gear available for hire at a surcharge, Tourism Tax (TTx) flat rate of RM10 per room per night.

Itinerary:

Day 1 : Kota Kinabalu - Night Market

Arrive in Kota Kinabalu and transfer to Hotel. We will pick you up in the evening for a brief sunset tour covering Signal Hill overlooking the city centre and the offshore islands. Visit the night market to bargain for the wide array of local spices, souvenirs, fruits and vegetables. Proceed to a restaurant for dinner before we return to your hotel. (Dinner)

Day 2 : Gaya Island Rainforest Boardwalk Tour

Immerse yourself in a nature trek in Gaya Island, located 30-minutes by speedboat from Kota Kinabalu. Trek to one of the trail and learn about the unique medicinal plants, tropical hardwood trees and tropical Dipterocarp rainforest. After the trek, enjoy a packed lunch by the beach before venturing for a swim, a snorkel (rental surcharge) or simply laze away. A great way to dispel the jet lag as you’ll almost certainly be well relaxed and rested after this. (Breakfast & Packed Lunch)

Snorkeling gear is available for hire at a surcharge. Only packed lunch and transfers provided.

Day 3 : Kinabalu Park World Heritage Site

Drive 2 hours overland to the foothills of Mt. Kinabalu at 1500m above sea level. Have a short stop at Pekan Nabalu market to savour local fruits in season. Visit the Education Centre and Mountain Garden in Kinabalu Park Headquarters. If weather permits, take a guided walk on one of the trails in the cool surrounding to explore the montane forest. Return to Kota Kinabalu and stay overnight in hotel. (Breakfast & Lunch)

Camera Fee is not included.

Day 4 : Sandakan - Selingan Island

Transfer to Kota Kinabalu airport for morning flight (40 minutes) to Sandakan and arrive before 0800 hours. On arrival, transfer to jetty for 1-hour boat ride to Selingan Island. Free at leisure to explore island, swim and snorkel. After dinner, wait for signal from the Park Ranger before proceeding to watch Green Turtle lay eggs on the beach, transplanting of eggs to hatchery and release of baby turtles to the sea. Stay overnight in Twin-Share room. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Please make sure that you travel light to Selingan Island.

Flash photography and videography of turtles is strictly prohibited. Camera fee is not included.

Snorkeling gear available for hire at a surcharge.

Note: (November-February) Please be advised that our trip to Selingan Island involves boat journey via the Sulu Sea. In the event of inclement weather condition during or before the boat journey, the company will have the absolute discretion to cancel or postpone the trip if it is deemed that the journey will jeopardize the safety of our passengers. In the event of cancellation, a replacement tour will be offered. The company will not be liable for any compensation

Day 5 : Selingan Island - Sepilok - Sukau rainforest lodge unique-lodge

Return to Sandakan by boat. Transfer to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. We proceed to watch a video show about the plight of the Orang Utans and the rehabilitation efforts ongoing at the Centre. Walk ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden boardwalks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 1000hrs, and then we continue to the newly completed enclosed nursery area for young orang utans. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world's smallest bear.

After lunch, transfer to Sandakan jetty for 2½ hours boat journey to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife. Take a river cruise using electric motor in search of wildlife and birds. Enjoy candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide show and interpretation by naturalist guide. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

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.

Note: There will be a complimentary Night Cruise if no sightings of the Proboscis Monkey on the FIRST Afternoon Cruise.

Please make sure that you travel light to Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Day 6 : Sukau

Take a 0600hrs morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, proceed for an educational tour along our Hornbill Boardwalk located behind the lodge with our in-house naturalist. In the afternoon, we proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Experience profound relaxation and comfort at Halia Spa, Sukau Rainforest Lodge, as we provide an 'escape from the ordinary' by offering you a blend of both traditional and modern Spa treatments. Enjoy special deals when you book online!

optional-tours

Day 7 : Sandakan - Departure

After breakfast, return to Sandakan by boat journey. After lunch we will proceed to airport for the 1430hrs flight to Kota Kinabalu. For those taking the evening flight, we will 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. Proceed to Sandakan Memorial Park for a short visit before taking the flight. (Breakfast & Lunch)

Please be informed that transfer from Sukau to Sandakan will be strictly by overland basis (at a surcharge) in order to reach airport in time for any departure flight before 1330hrs.

Please make sure you are holding air ticket to Sandakan.


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