Malaysia

3-Day Visit Gomantong, Sukau, Orang Utans and Sun Bear

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Tour type

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: 3 Days

tour highlights

  • See the world's smallest bear and learn about conservation efforts at the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • Travel to Ox-Bow Lake and observe wildlife in the early morning
  • Explore the Gomantong Caves
  • Learn to identify endemic species

tour details

Explore Malaysia’s exotic flora and fauna in many environments. After meeting Orangutans up close at a rehabilitation centre, visit the adjacent Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre where you will see the world’s smallest bear. In the late afternoon, take a boat cruise along the Kinabatangan River in search of Proboscis monkeys and other forms of wildlife. In the early morning, proceed to the Ox-Bow Lake to spot wildlife and experience the early morning ambience of the longest river of Sabah. In the late afternoon, you’ll proceed on another river cruise to search for more wildlife. After breakfast, depart overland for the Gomantong Caves, which are home to millions of swiftlets and bats. The swiftlet’s nests are collected for the famous Chinese Bird’s nest soup.

Meet at the Hotel Lobby in Sandakan or Sandakan Airport. Proceed to the Sepilok Orangutan Center. Experience a close encounter with the "Man of the Forest", who are undergoing a rehabilitation program to return to the wild. Visit to the adjacent Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre where you will see the world's smallest bear and learn more about them and the conservation effort to protect them.
Proceed on a two-hour drive that passes oil palm plantations and villages to Sukau/Bilit and check-into your lodge for lunch. Free at leisure time after lunch.
In the late afternoon, take a boat cruise along the Kinabatangan River in search for Proboscis monkeys and other forms of Wildlife.
Return to the lodge for dinner. Overnight in twin bed rooms with attached hot water showers.
(Remarks: Boat transfer and river cruise by boat is always on shared basis / join in).

Meals included:Lunch
Dinner
Early morning, proceed on a river cruise to observe wildlife and experience the early morning river ambience of the longest river of Sabah. Then, return to the lodge for a late breakfast. Rest of the day, free to enjoy the natural surroundings. In the Late afternoon, 1630hrs, proceed on another river cruise to search for wildlife. Return to the lodge for dinner. Overnight in twin bed rooms with attached hot water showers.
(Remarks: River cruise by boat is always on shared basis / join in.)


Meals included:Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
After breakfast, depart overland for the Gomantong Caves. Explore this fascinating cave, which is home to millions of swiftlets and bats. The swiftlet's nests are collected for the famous Chinese Bird's nest soup. After tour, transfer to your hotel or to the airport for your onward journey.

Meals included:Breakfast

includes

Services Included:
  • Land and boat transfers
  • River cruises
  • Entrance fee to Sepilok, Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre & Gomantong
  • English speaking guide
  • Twin shared accommodation in Sukau/Bilit
  • Meals as stated in the programme B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner
  • Package includes GST 6% (Good and Service Tax)

excludes

Services Excluded:
  • Domestic airfare and/or International airfare to/from Malaysia (quoted separately, if requested)
  • Surcharges for other language guides
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals
  • All rates exclude airfares

notes

Notes:
  • All boat tours are on Seat-in-basis
  • Bright colored clothes not advisable
  • The Orang Utan Sanctuary charges MYR10 per camera /video camera and the Gomantong Cave charges MYR 30 per camera and MYR50 per video camera.
    Price subject to change
  • Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary & Gomantong Cave
  • Special permission is needed and separate charges are levied for professional photography or filming
  • Basic accommodation and meals at the lodge in Sukau/Bilit
    -The company reserves the right to change or cancel should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.

Tour code: SDKDK3DOXP

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