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Welcome to Bilit Rainforest Lodge.

On the bank of Sabah’s longest river, the Kinabatangan River, Bilit Rainforest Lodge is situated strategically in the heart of numerous intriguing wildlife and fascinating habitats such as oxbow lakes, limestone caves, mangrove swamps and various types of tropical forests.

Tour Code
Tour Code
ABSK-WA1501 FULL DAY Sandakan - Sepilok Orang Utan Centre & City Tour ABSK-WA1503 FULL DAY Sandakan - Gomantong Cave & Kinabatangan River Cruise
ABSK-WA1502 FULL DAY Sandakan - Sepilok Orang Utan Centre & Labuk Bay ABSK-WA1504 2D1N Sandakan Wildlife Safari - Sepilok / Sukau Bilit / Cave / City
ABSK-WA1505 3D2N Sandakan Wildlife Safari - Sepilok / Sukau Bilit / Oxbow / Cave / City ABSK-WA1506 4D3N Sandakan Wildlife Safari - Sepilok / Sukau Bilit / Oxbow / Cave / City Tour & Stay
ABSK-WA1507 3D2N Sandakan Wildlife Wonder - Turtle / Sepilok / Sukau Bilit / Cave / City ABSK-WA1508 4D3N Sandakan Wildlife Wonder - Turtle / Sepilok / Sukau Bilit / Oxbow / Cave / City
ABSK-WA1509 5D4N Sandakan Wildlife Wonder - Turtle / Sepilok / Sukau Bilit / Oxbow / Cave / City Tour & Stay ABSK-WA1510 2D1N Sandakan - Selingan Turtle Island Escape
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TOUR CODE
: ABSK-WA1508
HIGHLIGHTS: Sandakan Wildlife Wonder - Turtle / Sepilok / Sukau Bilit / Oxbow / Cave / City
DURATION: 4D/3N

2016 Pricing (01 January 2016 till 31 December 2016)
SPECIAL PRICE: RM 2265.00 per person

Note:

All rates are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR) and are inclusive of 6% Goods & Service Tax (GST).

This package is inclusive of COMPLIMENTARY 01 Night River Cruise per person (subject to weather conditions).

Tour Itinerary
Day1

Meet and pick up from Sandakan airport or hotel; transfer to Gomantong Cave located within the Gomantong forest reserve. Journey takes approximately 2 hours drive by land through Oil Palm Plantations and rustic countryside studded with villages. Upon arrival, walk on the plank to the cave. Explore the largest bird's nest cave in Sabah, home to millions of bats and swiftlets. The nest of the swiftlets are collected for the famous Chinese edible bird nest soup.

Continue an approximately 30 mins drive to one of the world's richest ecosystems, Lower Kinabatangan River, Sukau. Arrive at Kampung Bilit, a base for easy exploration of the incredible diversity of plants, mammals and birds. Take a short boat transfer to Sukau Bilit Rainforest Lodge. Time for orientation briefing, a welcome drink and check in. Lunch will be provided in the lodge restaurant.

At 16:00hrs, take a river cruise in search of endemic proboscis monkeys, different species of birds & other wildlife along the river bank.  One may also catch a glimpse of a wild Orang Utan, leaf monkeys, gibbons, macaques or the “Borneon Pgymy Elephants”.  At 19:00hrs, dinner at the lodge restaurant. After dinner, you can go for a complimentary night safari cruise where you can spot nocturnal animals, crocodiles and birds. Overnight at Bilit Rainforest Lodge.

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Day2

Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills at 6am. Today you have a choice to start your day with a morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River or jungle trek to Ox-Bow Lake for bird watching. Experience the wilderness of Borneo. After your morning exploration, return back to lodge for late breakfast. Free at leisure. Afternoon lunch will be served at Sukau Bilit Rainforest Lodge restaurant.

At 16:00hrs, take another river cruise in the late afternoon to see more wildlife along the Sukau Kinabatangan River Bank. Overnight at Sukau Bilit Rainforest Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 

Day3

After breakfast, depart at 07:00hrs to return to the Sandakan seafront jetty. At 09:30hrs, speed boat departs for Selingan Island, the main nesting area for green turtle, which lies 40km north of Sanadakan in the Sulu Sea off Sabah's east coast. Boat journey is approximately 1 hour. Check into simple accommodation facility and relax by the beach or take up snorkel at the nearby reefs.

After dinner, Park Ranger will signal the appropriate time to view huge Green turtles coming ashore to lay eggs. Witness the eggs being transferred to hatchery from the nesting site. Offer help to release baby turtles onto the shore and be overwhelmed by the emotion of seeing the turtles scrambling to the open sea by some natural instinct. Since the introduction of a conservative program in Selingan Island in 1967, a large number of turtles are now returning to lay their eggs and the chance to see the sea creature is almost certain every night. Overnight at the Island Chalet.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day4

Option A - SEPILOK ORANG UTAN
After breakfast, check out and proceed to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre (2 hrs journey) situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve for video show. Visit the Nature Education Centre and watch the video documentary show to learn about the rehabilitation of orphaned orang utan before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to view the feeding platform. Trek ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden plank walks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 10:00hrs.

After lunch, transfer to Sandakan airport or your respective hotel. Tour ends at 13:00hrs.
(End of Services: 1300hrs)

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Option B - SANDAKAN CITY TOUR
After breakfast, check out and proceed for Sandakan City Tour (2 hrs journey). Visit various landmarks and historical points in Sandakan, once known as the "Little Hong Kong." The landmarks include:-
1) Puh Jih Syh Buddhist Temple which offers a panoramic view of Sandakan Bay situated on the hilltop Tanah Merah,
2) Sandakan Central Market, the most amazing variety of fresh seafood and agricultural products.
3) The Sim-Sim Water Village where houses are all built close to the water surface while observing the fascinating view of the sea.

After lunch, transfer to Sandakan airport or your respective hotel. Tour ends at 13:00hrs.
(End of Services: 1300hrs)

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Option C(OPTION A + OPTION B) => SEPILOK ORANG UTAN & SANDAKAN CITY TOUR
(Additional charge of MYR50.00 per person)

After breakfast, check out and proceed to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre (2 hrs journey) situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve for video show. Visit the Nature Education Centre and watch the video documentary show to learn about the rehabilitation of orphaned orang utan before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to view the feeding platform. Trek ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden plank walks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 10:00hrs.

After lunch, check out and proceed for Sandakan City Tour (2 hrs journey). Visit various landmarks and historical points in Sandakan, once known as the "Little Hong Kong." The landmarks include:-
1) Puh Jih Syh Buddhist Temple which offers a panoramic view of Sandakan Bay situated on the hilltop Tanah Merah,
2) Sandakan Central Market, the most amazing variety of fresh seafood and agricultural products.
3) The Sim-Sim Water Village where houses are all built close to the water surface while observing the fascinating view of the sea.

After lunch, transfer to Sandakan airport or your respective hotel. Tour ends at 16:00hrs.

(End of services: 1600hrs - Recommended flight 1800hrs)

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch



  • Package includes
    Meals as Stated, Entrance Fee, Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach), Return Boat Transfer, English Speaking Guide, 03 Nights Accommodation, 03 River Cruises, Turtle Island National Park Conservancy Fee
  • Accommodation
    02 Nights Sukau Bilit Rainforest Lodge (Standard Chalet) or Similar, 01 Night Turtle Island Chalet
  • Package excludes:
    Domestic Airfares (BKI>SDK>BKI), Camera and Video Fees, Personal Expenses, Alcoholic & Carbonated Drinks, Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Minimum:
    2 persons, SIC basis
  • What to bring:
    Good walking shoes, light raincoat, insect repellent
    hat, sun block and binoculars
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