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Sabah Wildlife Discovery

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Sabah Wildlife Discovery

Discover Sabah’s wonderful wildlife and natural beauty by visiting all three of the state’s most important wildlife reserves.        

  • Style: Private Tour (Private Tour)
  • Duration: 9 days/8 nights
  • Starts in: Sandakan
Guide Price £2470
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • Kinabatangan River
  • Tabin Wildlife Reserve
  • Danum Valley

Day 1  Sandakan to Sepilok       
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel in nearby Sepilok.        

Day 2  Sepilok
Visit Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in time for the morning feeding session to observe these playful creatures in their national habitat. After, head to the nearby Sun Bear Conservation Centre which aims to increase awareness of this endearing, but little known bear species – named after the golden crescent shaped patch of fur on their chests resembling the rising sun.          

Day 3  Sepilok to Kinabatangan River        
After breakfast drive to the wildlife dense Kinabatangan River for an afternoon river cruise.  

Day 4  Kinabatangan River        
Enjoy a sunrise boat trip to experience the sights and sounds of the rainforest coming to life. Return to your lodge for breakfast and some time at leisure before a late afternoon cruise to discover some more of the river’s diverse wildlife.  

Day 5  Kinabatangan River to Tabin Wildlife Reserve        
Drive to Tabin and check into your charming wooden cottage within the reserve. Enjoy a short trek through the jungle to Tabin’s mineral rich mud volcano. After dinner head out for an evening nature walk under the star-studded sky.

Day 6  Tabin Wildlife Reserve        
Join an early morning bird walk in search of some of Tabin’s 220 species of birds followed by a jungle trek with a refreshing stop at Lipad’s Waterfall. The afternoon is at leisure in the beautiful natural surroundings of your lodge.

Day 7  Tabin Wildlife Reserve to Danum Valley        
Today drive to the remote Danum Valley and explore the many jungle trails with an experienced naturalist. There is also a 26m high canopy walkway which offers a unique view of the rainforest from above. This evening enjoy a torchlit night drive in an open jeep in search of nocturnal animals.    

Day 8  Danum Valley
This morning embark on an adventurous trek to Coffin Cliff, an ancient burial site of the Kadazan-Dusun tribe, before proceeding to a view point for panoramic views of the valley. Tonight you will have one final opportunity to explore the nature trails and observe more wildlife with a guided night walk through the rainforest.          

Day 9  Danum Valley to Lahad Datu        
Transfer to Lahad Datu airport.

Additional Options:
After the wonderful wildlife and tranquil lodges of Sabah, you might want to reacquaint yourself with civilisation in Malaysia’s bustling capital before heading home. With good flight connections from Sabah, it makes a perfect stopover option. For our Kuala Lumpur hotel options please ask your consultant for details.        

Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.

Guide Price £2470
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • Private vehicle & driver and private guide (except Kinabatangan River, Tabin Wildlife Reserve
  • & Danum Valley; where all activities are shared).
  • 2 nights hotel & 6 nights simple lodge accommodation
  • 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches & 6 dinners
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/09/2018 to 31/03/2021. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
Sabah Wildlife Discovery

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