Recommended flight, -NOT included in the package price.
BKI-SDKAK 6492 ETD 0635 ETA 0720 (operated by Air Asia low cost carrier)
MH 2042 ETD 0715 ETA 0755 (operated by Malaysia Airlines)
Or pick up at a Hotel in Sandakan. Pick up time 08:00-08:10hrs.
07:20/07:55 hours Arrival at Sandakan Airport and drive for approximately 30 minutes to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. Proceed to the free roaming area feeding platform.
10:00 hours 1000hrs feeding of Orang Utan. At this center, observe man's closest relative "the Orang Utan" being rehabilitated to become wild in their natural habitat and
experience a walk in the Tropical Lowland Dipterocarp Forest of Borneo. Visit to the Outdoor Nursery, learn about the management of the juvenile Orangutans (this
depends highly on the health of the orangutan. Nursery will be closed to the public if the orangutans are sick). Next, visit to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation
Centre which managed to improve the living condition of the rescued sun bear and released their natural behaviors in the 2.5ha enclosed forest.
11:15 hours Depart Sepilok Centre transfer to the jetty in Sandakan for Schedule boat.
12:00 hours Depart on the scheduled boat and take an hour boat cruise up to the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary where you will take your lunch at Abai Jungle Restaurant.
14:30 hours Cruise up stream to Sukau village in search of primates especially the wild orangutan, birds, pygmy elephant and other wildlife. Arrive Sukau, check in at
Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge.
16:30 hours You'll be experiencing a cruise to Menanggul River to search for wildlife until the sunsets. Return to the lodge for dinner.
Accommodation at Kinabatangan River Lodge, ROH (non air-condition).