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5D4N Sukau 'n' Tabin ComboCategory: Nature Trails

Code: TWL-303
Duration: 5D4N
From: RM 4,520.00
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Day 1
Arrive in Sandakan via MH 2042 at 0740 hrs.  Meet your local guide and transfer to 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 to learn about conservation of the world’s smallest bear.

Depart for an estimated 2 hours overland journey to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Take a river cruise using electric motor in search of wildlife and birds. Enjoy candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide presentation and interpretation by naturalist guide. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge. (L/D)

Day 2 
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 the lodge’s Hornbill Boardwalk with our in-house naturalist. After lunch, join our in house Orang Utan Talk activity. In the afternoon, we proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge. (B/L/D)

Day 3
Morning, Depart for 2 hours drive to the town of Lahad Datu for lunch, continue 1 ½ hour journey to Tabin Wildlife Resort. 
In the afternoon, visit the active Lipad mud volcano which provides a mineral salt lick for wildlife. 
After dinner, enjoy a CD/Slide presentation on Tabin’s natural wonders, followed by a night safari to look out for nocturnal wildlife and birds.  
Overnight at Tabin Wildlife Resort. (B,L,D)

Day 4
Join the early morning bird walk to discover some of Tabin’s rich collection of more than 300 species of birds. After breakfast, a drive to the core area for animal’s spotting and for photo session before trekking through the lush green rainforest known for its rich diversity of plants and animal species to visit Lipad Waterfall. 
In the afternoon, try out the Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak made with a natural blend of herbs, to relax tired muscles after long jungle treks.
In the evening, a dusk drive to look out for more nocturnal wildlife & birds coming out to look for food during this time of the day.
After dinner, go for a night walk along the trail nearby the resort in search of sleeping birds, frog and nocturnal wildlife.
Overnight at Tabin Wildlife Resort. (B,L,D)

Day 5
After breakfast, guest at own leisure before saying good bye to Tabin. (B,L)

Tour Includes : Tours, Transportation,  English speaking guide,  Entrance fee, Meals as stated,  River Cruises,   Accommodation  (2 nights Sukau, 2 nights Tabin)

Tour Excludes : Domestic airfare KOTA KINABALU / SANDAKAN – LAHAD DATU / KOTA KINABALU. Camera fee at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre.

Please Bring : Swimwear, Change of clothes, Binoculars, Insect repellent, leech socks, long sleeve shirts and long pants, short pants, raincoat, sun hat, comfortable trekking shoes (two pairs needed). Torch light, water bottle, personal toiletries, Camera (Optional)

Other Notes : All airfares excluded.  Surcharge applies for non-schedule transfer.  Tabin Wildlife Holidays S/B reserves the right to change or cancel tour should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.

Important Notes
peak season surcharge (July & August): RM160.00 per person All airfares excluded. Surcharge applies for non-schedule transfer. Tabin Wildlife Holidays S/B reserves the right to change or cancel tour should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.