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[C] RIVER & RAINFOREST SAFARI - Sukau, Danum and Tabin

Tour Code: Duration: 7D6N Enquire

Day 1 ARRIVE SANDAKAN - SEPILOK ORANGUTAN - SAFARI KINABATANGAN RIVER (lunch, dinner)
Upon arrival in Sandakan you will be met at the airport and transferred to Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre for up-close orangutan encounter. Walk ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden boardwalk to witness the feeding of orangutans from the platform in the forest.  After the feeding time of the orangutan you will be taken to the Outdoor Nursery where you will see juvenile and baby orangutans climbing and playing on the rope and in the trees.  After Sepilok depart for a 2-day safari on the Kinabatangan River. You will be taken to Sim Sim jetty to board the boat to Abai Jungle Lodge. Enjoy a relaxing 1 hour cruise, journeying up river. On arrival you will check in to your lodge on the riverbank and then enjoy lunch.  Late afternoon head out on a safari cruise on the Kinabatangan River – at dusk you may have the chance to see proboscis monkey and other wildlife than the area is famed for.
Before dinner you will experience a night cruise to witness the glittering fireflies on the mangrove trees. Overnight in Abai 
Day 2 SAFARI KINABATANGAN RIVER (full board)
This morning you will be awakened by the calls of gibbon monkeys and the sounds of hornbills. Embark on a river cruise to the Pitas Lake for birdwatching. The rest of the morning is at your leisure to explore the rainforest on a boardwalk located behind the lodge or visit the village of the native “orang sungai” people and take part in a tree planting project.   After lunch head further up the river, changing lodges for final night in Sukau village. Switching lodges gives you a great chance to see more wildlife. On arrival take a safari cruise on the Menanggul River a tributary of the Kinabatangan River.  Overnight in Sukau
Day 3 SUKAU - LAHAD DATU - TABIN WILDLIFE RESERVE (full board)
After breakfast you will be transferred to Tabin Wildlife Reserve. The journey to the reserve takes approximately 4 hours passing through palm oil plantations and small villages. On arrival check into your room at Tabin Wildlife Resort and visit to Trogon Hall gallery for information about the conservation of Tabin Wildlife Reserve and briefing on birds, insects and animals that is found in this area. 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 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.  Overnight at the Tabin Wildlife Resort 
Day 4 TABIN WILDLIFE RESERVE (full board)
Join the early morning bird walk to discover some of Tabin’s rich collection of almost 300 bird species. 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 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. Overnight at the Tabin Wildlife Resort
Day 5 TABIN - LAHAD DATU - DANUM VALLEY (full board)
After breakfast return to Lahad Datu and proceed for about  2.5 hours Borneo Rainforest Lodge in Danum Valley.  After a brief orientation, you will be given free time to freshen up before lunch. After lunch you will be taken on a guided trekking along the Nature Trail for an introduction to the rainforest ecosystem. This evening, after a slide presentation on Danum Valley Conservation Area, you will join a night safari on an open-air truck. Using a powerful spot light the guide will point out nocturnal species. Overnight at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
Day 6 DANUM VALLEY (full board)
Rise early this morning and enjoy a whole day in the beautiful Danum Valley. A short walk from the lodge will bring you to the canopy walkway, suspended 26 metres above the forest floor. The view is magical. In the early mornings, mist hangs over the rainforest, forming a white veil from which only the tallest treetops emerge. After breakfast you will climb up the trail which brings you the View Point. You will stop along the way to discover the huge variety of flora and fauna. Close to the summit, you will explore an ancient Kadazandusun burial site. Upon reaching the View Point you will rewarded with a fantastic view over the valley. On your return, enjoy a refreshing dip in the natural Jacuzzi pool. After lunch enjoy an extended hike to look for orangutan, birds and other wildlife along nature trails, or join a relaxing session of water tubing down the Danum River. As, darkens falls, enjoy a guided night jungle walk in search in search of nocturnal species. Overnight at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
Day 7 DANUM VALLEY - DEPART LAHAD DATU (breakfast, lunch)
This morning enjoy a short jungle walk. After lunch, check out and transfer to Lahad Datu airport