Minimum 2 persons.
SIC Departure: Tuesday and Sunday.

Kinabalu Park is a botanist’s paradise with over a thousand species of Orchids, numerous different Rhododendrons and Pitcher Plants. The bird life, most species being montane and several which are endemic, is equally fascinating. Stay overnight at Kinabalu Pine Resort or similar. (Lunch and Dinner)

DAY 02 : KINABALU PARK – PORING HOT SPRING – KINABALU PARK
Breakfast. Pick up at 0930am and proceed to Poring Hotsprings. Lowland Dipterocarp Forest makes most of the vegetation at Poring, It is an excellent place to view lowland birds and some mammals. A short trek to the canopy walkway for a bird’s eye view of the Tropical Rainforest.

The Canopy Walkway is suspended between trees at a height of 40m and offers an excellent opportunity to observe wildlife above the grounds. At the Poring Centre, you will have a chance to soak yourselves in the hot sulphur waters renowned for its therapeutic properties. At 1430hrs, return to resort and overnight. Overnight Kinabalu Pine Resort or similar. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

DAY 03 : KINABALU PARK – SABAH TEA FACTORY – SANDAKAN
Breakfast. Proceed for the 05-06 hrs overland journey to Sandakan. Enroute stop at Sabah Tea Plantation, the largest tea producing factory in Sabah. Learn how “RAINFOREST” raw tea leaves is process for export and packed on a guided tour. Buy some tea souvenirs to take home. Upon arrival at Sandakan check in at Sabah hotel. Relax at the pool under the canopy of trees. (Breakfast/Lunch)

DAY 04 : SELINGAN ISLAND
Breakfast. Proceed for the 05-06 hrs overland journey to Sandakan. Enroute stop at Sabah Breakfast. Pick up at 0900hrs from your hotel. 0930 transfer to jetty for a 2 hrs speedboat journey to Selingan Island. Check-in upon arrival. Free at leisure for swimming, sunbathing or snorkeling. Dinner will be served at the cafeteria at 1930hrs. In the night at approximately 2200hrs, wait for the famous green turtles to come ashore to lay eggs. Overnight in simple chalet. (Share bathroom) (Lunch/Dinner)

DAY 05 : SEPILOK – GOMANTONG CAVE – KINABATANGAN RIVER
Breakfast. Depart for the Sandakan Jetty at 0700hrs boat. Pick up from Sandakan Jetty, depart to the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary to visit the Orang Utans, who have been orphaned, illegally captured and injured and are being rehabilitated to be sent back to the wild. Lunch (simple local lunch).

Overland transfer to Kinabatangan River where the sukau village is situated. We will pass through scenic countryside, local villages and plantation. Visit Gomantong Caves famous for the Chinese delicay-bird nest. Upon arrival, check-in the Lodge along the Kinabatangan River bank. The lower reach of Kinabatangan River has the greatest concentration of wildlife in Borneo. The most famous creature of all, guaranteed to be sighted is undoubtedly the bizarre Proboscis Monkeys. Late afternoon, go for another river cruise in search of the Proboscis Monkeys. Overnight at Lodge (no air-condition) (Breakfast / Lunch/Dinner).

DAY 06 : OX BOW LAKE – AIRPORT
Wake up to the sound of Borneo. As the birds are most active at this time, at 0600 hrs, take a 1 ½ hrs boat trip, this time, to the Ox-Bow Lakes. The many dramatic and beautiful birds of the Kinabatangan region that may be sighted are elegant egrets, several species of kingfishers, the oriental darter which dives underwater to catch its prey, swift and vividly coloured bee-eaters and hornbills. Return to the Lodge for breakfast. At 0900hrs, overland to Sandakan to the airport for your flight. Tour Ends. (Breakfast)

Note :
~ Certain portions of the overland journey from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan, approximately a stretch of 56km is on unsealed road, certain amount of discomfort should be expected. We reserve the right to change the itinerary due to availability of the lodges.

Items to bring :
Sweater, hat, raincoat, good walking shoes, long sleeve shirt, T-shirt, long trousers, shorts, torchlight, insect repellent, camera with fast film and sunglasses.

* Effective 1/11/07 the above Programme has replaced WTS 01

DEPARTURE : TUESDAY AND SUNDAY. EX-KOTA KINABALU (SIC)

MINIMUM : 2 PAX
USD
Per pax on twin share
1,112.33
Per pax on triple share
1,108.33
Single supplement
301.33
Meals : Fullboard
Tour prices do NOT include domestic flights and airport taxes
* Certain portions of the overland journey from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan, approximately a stretch of 56km is on unsealed road, certain amount of discomfort should be expected. We reserve the right to change the itinerary due to availability of the lodges.


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