Upon arrival at sandakan airport, meet our driver outside the arrival gate. Proceed with visit to the Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center and nearby Sunbear Center for a close-up of our closest relatives, the orang utan. The newly-opened Sunbear Center is a wealth of information on sunbears and the rescue work that is in place for sunbears here. Lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, transfer and check in into Nature Lodge Sepilok. Spend the rest of your afternoon free at your own leisure or self explore the surrounding area on your own. Dinner at the lodge.
After breakfast, spend your morning at the lodge. Lunch will be at your own expense. Check out and Continue with transport to Kinabatangan river before taking a short boat ride to Lodge. Upon arrival, Check in and have a short briefing about activity at the lodge. Self explore lodge area or relax at your chalet.
Meet guide at 1700 for boat cruise in search of wildlife around the river Back to lodge for dinner After dark, have a nightwalk in search of nocturnal wildlife and reptiles near the lodge.
Wake up for dawn river cruise in search of wildlife in the area, return to the lodge for breakfast Free and easy time around the lodge, Lunch at the lodge.
Afternoon meet guide for river cruise searching for wildlife, return to lodge for dinner. After dinner, continue with night walk around the lodge area.
Breakfast at lodge, check out and take 2 hours transfer to Lahad Datu. Drop at Tabin office and register before take another 1.5 - 2hrs transfer to Tabin Wildlife Reserve. Upon arrival, meet your guide and briefing before checking in into your accommodation. Visit the Trogon Hall gallery for information about the conservation of Tabin Wildlife Reserve and briefing on birds, insects and animals that are found in this area. (For guest check in before 11:00am)
In the afternoon, visit the active Lipad mud volcano which provides a mineral salt lick for wildlife. After trekking through the rainforest for 20 minutes, arrive at the elevated bare area of the mud volcano which is frequented by wildlife and birds. Try to identify the multitude of animal footprints here. The adventurous can try the effects of the volcanic mud, said to be responsible for a fine complexion. Trek back to the resort along the elephant trail.
After dinner, enjoy a CD/Slide presentation on Tabin’s natural wonders, followed by a night safari to look out for nocturnal wildlife and birds. Remember to look up at the clear, dark sky of Tabin, identify the constellations above you and make a wish or two.
Join the early morning bird walk to discover some of Tabin’s rich collection of more than 300 species of birds. After breakfast, a drive to the core area for animal’s spotting and for photo session before trekking through the lush green rainforest known for its rich diversity of plants and animal species to visit Lipad Waterfall. Take a dip in the natural pool and enjoy a natural and refreshing shower under the waterfall. Alternatively explore the surrounding vegetation or just relax.
In the afternoon, try out the Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak made with a natural blend of herbs, to relax tired muscles after long jungle treks. In the evening, a dusk drive to look out for more nocturnal wildlife & birds coming out to look for food during this time of the day. After dinner, go for a night walk along the trail nearby the resort in search of sleeping birds, frog and nocturnal wildlife.
After breakfast, free and easy until check out. Transfer back to Lahad Datu airport, take a short flight back to Kota Kinabalu City. Meet your driver upon arrival at Kota Kinabalu International airport. Transfer and check in into hotel @ Kota Kinabalu city. Free and easy for the rest of your day.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, 7:30am meet your guide at the lobby transfer to Sutera Marina Jetty. At Jesselton Point, you will meet your tour guide and hop on a boat and head to Sapi Island. Upon arrival, free at leisure around Sapi Island. Optional activities : Snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving, parasailing, banana boat ride, sea walking and coral flyer. Boat ride to Manukan Island. Lunch, After lunch, free at leisure around Manukan Island. Optional activities: Snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving, parasailing, banana boat ride, jet ski, volleyball, hiking and more. Return to Sutera Marina Jetty and Hotel. Self explore Kota Kinabalu city in the evening.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, spend the rest of your morning at your own leisure before checking out at 11am. Meet your driver at the hotel lobby and transfer to Kota Kinabalu International airport for your next destination.