Malaysia

3-Day Visit Orang Utans, Proboscis Monkeys,Caves and Turtles

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Tour type

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Budget

Tour Period: 3 Days

tour highlights

  • Spend time enjoying the relaxing atmosphere of Turtle Island
  • Explore the extensive Gomantong Caves, home to millions of swiftlets and bats
  • Visit the Sepilok Orangutan Centre
  • Watch sea turtles lay eggs on the beach

tour details

Witness sea turtles in action before exploring cave and jungle environments. After a day of beach relaxation, observe turtles laying eggs on the beach. Later the eggs are transferred to the hatchery and if there are young turtles around, you can watch their release to the sea. On the next day, proceed on a 2-hour drive past oil palm plantations and villages to the Gomantong Caves, which are home to millions of swiftlets and bats. Next, continue on to Sukau / Bilit and check into your lodge. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise along Kinabatangan River in search of Proboscis monkeys and other local wildlife. Return to the lodge for dinner and your overnight stay. After breakfast, depart overland for the Sepilok Orangutan Centre to experience a close encounter with the “Man of the Forest.”

Pick up from hotel in Sandakan or airport and transfer to the jetty, for a 75-minute boat ride to Selingan (Turtle Island). Check into your chalet. Rooms have twin beds with air conditioning and attached toilet and shower. Spend the rest of the day swimming or lazing on the beach. After dinner, you will be invited by a ranger to observe the turtle laying eggs on the beach. Later the eggs are transferred to the hatchery and if there are young turtles around, you can watch their release to the sea. Overnight in chalet.
(Remarks: Boat transfers are always on shared basis / join in. Activities and guide on the island is on shared/join in basis. Private tour on the island is not available).

Meals included:Lunch
Dinner
Breakfast in the cafeteria before you depart the island at 7:00 am for Sandakan. Proceed overland to the Gomantong Caves (about 2-hour ride), passing oil palm plantation and villages. Explore this fascinating cave, which is home to millions of swiftlets and bats. The swiftlet's nets are collected for the famous Chinese Bird's nest soup. Continue on to Sukau / Bilit and check into your lodge. Lunch at the lodge and some leisure time before your late afternoon boat cruise along 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 transfers and river cruise by boat is always on shared basis / join in).

Meals included:Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
After breakfast, depart overland for the Sepilok Orangutan Centre. Experience a close encounter with the "Man of the Forest", who are undergoing a rehabilitation program to return to the wild. After tour, transfer to your hotel or to the airport for your onward journey.

Meals included:Breakfast

includes

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

excludes

  • 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

  • All boat transfers and tour activities in the park are on Seat-in-coach basis.
  • Child (below 11 years old)
  • Please extend a copy of your child's passport which we will submit to the booking office in Selingan Island in order to qualify for child rate.
  • Bright colored clothes not advisable.
  • Tour operates subject to availability of flights.
  • For PERSONAL USE
  • At the Orang Utan Sanctuary, camera/video camera charges are MYR10 per camera /video camera, at the Selingan Island, camera/video camera are
    charge at MYR 10.00 per camera/video camera (night photography with unaided flash) and at Gomantong Cave, MYR 30 per camera and MYR50 per video camera.
    Prices subject to change.
  • Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Special permission is needed and separate charges are levied for professional photography or filming
  • Basic accommodation and meals at Selingan Island.
  • The company reserves the right to change or cancel should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
  • Within the Turtle Island Park no person shall (except with written permission from the Park Director): take photographs of the turtles anytime during the day or night,
    take panoramic photographs during the night (between 6:00 PM and 6:00 am) or carry out any video or cinematography.
Tour code: SDKDK3DOUPP

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