3 Days Abai and Sukau

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Tour Period: 3 Days

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08:00-08:10hrs Pick up from hotel in Sandakan or meet upon arrival at the Sandakan Airport.

Recommended flights (subject to change and not included in the tour package)
BKI/SDKMH2042 ETD 0710 ETA 0750 (until 26 Mar '16)
MH 3093ETD 0745 ETA 0835 (operated by Maswing)

Drive for approximately 30 minutes to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. Proceed to the free roaming area feeding platform. 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 Orang-Utans (this depends highly on the health of the orang utan. Nursery will be closed to the public if the orang utans are sick). Next, visit to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, the centre that managed to improve the living condition of the rescued sun bear and released their natural behaviors in the 2.5ha enclosed forest.
11:15hrs, depart Sepilok Centre transfer to jetty in Sandakan for Schedule boat depart at 1200hrs, take an hour boat cruise up to the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary where you will take your lunch at Abai Jungle Restaurant, This is a wonderful journey of discovery which starts from the waters of Sulu Sea of Sandakan Town through a magnificent scenery of the Mangrove Forest. Check in Abai Jungle Lodge, Late in the afternoon, you'll be experiencing a cruise to search for wildlife until the sunsets while enjoying a cup of coffee and by night falls continue the night cruise to witness the fire flies as Christmas tree. Return to the lodge for dinner. After dinner, again experience the "Jungle at night" at our nature boardwalk to search for birds, snakes, insects and other wildlife with our nature guide.

Accommodation at Abai Jungle Lodge, ROH (non air-condition).

Meals included:Lunch
Wake up by the calls of nature. Early morning, take a river trip to the Pitas oxbow lake to observe wildlife and experience the unique of Pitas oxbow lake. After breakfast, you are invited to join our tree planting project with the locals, enjoy a simple lunch arranged by the villagers at Abai village. This project is specially design to help the locals.
After lunch, cruise UP river to Sukau village in search of primates especially the wild orang utan, birds, pygmy elephant and other wildlife. Arrive Sukau, check in at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. Late afternoon, take another river cruise to Menanggul River, a small tributary of the Kinabatangan. Return lodge for dinner.

Accommodation at Kinabatangan River Lodge, ROH (non air-condition).

Meals included:Breakfast
After breakfast, transfer by boat back to Sandakan. Upon arrival at jetty, transfer to your hotel or proceed to airport for your flight.

Recommended flight - not included in tour package (Subject to change without notice):
SDK / BKIMH 2047 ETD 1400 ETA 1445.

Meals included:Breakfast


  • Accommodation in shared twin room and private bathroom
  • Meals as stated in the programme B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner
  • Transfers and tours with local English-speaking guides in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Boat transfer Sandakan
  • Abai
  • Sukau
  • Sandakan (SIC)
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Drinking water available on the vehicles
  • Package includes GST 6% (Good and Service Tax)


  • Domestic airfare and/or International airfare to / from Malaysia (quoted separately, if requested)
  • Optional tours
  • 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
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme
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