Recommended flight, -NOT included in the package price (subject to change without notice)
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 and transfer to the jetty in Sandakan.
12:00 hours Depart on the scheduled boat transfer and take an hour boat cruise up to the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary where you will take your lunch at Abai Jungle
Restaurant. Check in Abai Jungle Lodge.
16:30 hours 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).