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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-WA1507
HIGHLIGHTS: 3D2N Selingan Turtle Island & Bilit Rainforest Lodge - Sepilok Orangutan / Turtle Island / Kinabatangan River / Gomantong Cave / Sandakan
DURATION: 3D/2N


2018 Pricing (01 January 2018 till 31 December 2018)
SPECIAL PRICE: MYR 1610.00 per person

Note:

All rates are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
All rates are inclusive of 0% Goods and Services 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 at your hotel lobby or Sandakan airport.
You will be transferred to the Sabah Park Jetty in Sandakan where you will take a 1-hour boat ride to Selingan Turtle Island.
Located only 40 kilometres from North Sandakan, you will have the opportunity to see the main nesting areas of the Green Turtles and Hawksbill Turtles.
Upon arrival, lunch will be served!
You’ll be given some leisure time to relax, go for a swim or even snorkel before dinner time.
After a jam-packed evening, dinner is served!
Next, a Park Ranger will inform you on the right time to encounter turtle laying their eggs along the beach. Get the chance to witness the collecting of eggs from the nestling site and into a safe hatchery and watch baby turtles scrambling out into the open sea upon their release on shore. An adorable sight not to be missed!
It’s time to rest up with an overnight stay at your Selingan Turtle Island Chalet.

Meals: Lunch and Dinner


Day2
Rise and shine! It’s time to fuel up and recharge at breakfast.
After breakfast, check out and bid goodbye with Selingan Turtle Island, embark on a journey to the famous Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve.
Upon arrival, your guide will provide a short briefing session before entering the Centre and to watch a short video with information on how an orphaned Orang Utan was the rehabilited in the Centre.
Enjoy and explore as you get to encounter Bornean-endemic Orang Utans up close and personal while they frolic in the comfort of their natural habitat.
You will proceed to a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest where you can witness the Orang Utan feeding from a feeding platform.
After enjoying some time with the Orang Utans, you will embark on a 2-hour journey to the Bilit Jetty.
Upon arrival at the jetty, you will take a boat ride to Bilit Rainforest Lodge located along the lower end of the Kinabatangan River at the Bilit Village.
You will be greeted with a welcome drink upon arrival at the Bilit Rainforest Lodge as you check-in.
Lunch is served!
In the evening, you will be whisked away on a Kinabatangan River cruise to discover wildlife situated along the river. A few favourites include the Proboscis Monkey, rare bird species of Borneo, and maybe even Pygmy Elephants!
After your river cruise, dinner is served in the dining hall.
Next after dinner, you can go for a complimentary night safari cruise where you can spot nocturnal animals, crocodiles and birds.
After a full day out, it’s time to have some leisure time to yourself before spending the night at Bilit Rainforest Lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day3
A hearty breakfast will be served to kick start the day!
It’s time for some cave exploring. You will be taken on a 30-minute drive to the famous Gomantong Caves!
Explore the Gomantong Caves – home to millions of bats and swiftlets.
If you’re lucky, you may get to witness the birds’ nest harvesting in action!
After your Gomantong Caves tour, you will be brought out for some well-deserved lunch in English Tea House or Local Restaurant.
It’s been 3 days and it’s time to bid an enjoyable trip goodbye as you are transferred to your respective hotels or Sandakan airport.

OPTIONAL-ADD ON: SANDAKAN CITY TOUR OR RAINFOREST DISCOVERY CENTER (R.D.C) OR SANDAKAN WAR MEMORIAL OR AGNES KEITH HOUSE
(Additional charge of MYR 70/- per person)

Continue the tour to the additional add on tours of your choice. Tour ends between 1600hrs to 1630hrs (Timing varies depending on tour option chosen)

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch


  • Package includes:
    Tours & transfer, English speaking guide,
    entrance fee and meals as stated
  • Accommodation
    01 Night 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, Personal Travel Expenses, Alcoholic & Carbonated Drinks, Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Minimum:
    2 persons, SIC basis
  • What to bring:
    Good walking shoes, light raincoat, insect repellent, sun hat, sun block and binoculars

  • Things you should know:
    • Please ensure you are holding air ticket to Sandakan.
    • If you are arriving at Sandakan Airport on the day of your tour, our friendly guide will greet and pick you up from the airport with a placard bearing your good name.
    • For you arrival on Day 1, please take note there is only 1 join-in boat transfer to Selingan Island departing at 0930hrs daily. Unscheduled boat in transfer to and from the island can be arranged with additional surcharge(s) (subject to availablility and weather condition). Please enquire with our Sales Representative.
    • Day 3 lunch location may vary depending on your flight time.
    • Standard check-in and check-out times for most hotels & resorts are 1400 Hrs & 1200 Hrs. However, check-in & check-out times may vary depending on each accommodation. So kindly check with us to get accurate check-in & check-out times of your accommodation.
    • Effective as of 1st September 2017, the Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia will be implementing a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX). Foreign tourists will be required to pay a flat rate of MYR 10 per room per night regardless of accommodation star level.The TTx is to be paid upon check-in. Malaysians or permanent residents residing in Malaysia are exempted from TTx and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in for the exemption.
    • Recommended flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan: Air Asia AK6492 (ETD 0635hrs / ETA 0720hrs) ; Recommended flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu: Air Asia AK6499 (ETD 1820hrs / ETA 1910hrs).
    • The above flight timings are suggestions and subject to changes. Before you book your flight ticket(s), please always check with the airline schedules for the correct flight timings that are most suited to your needs and tour options that you have chosen.

    Important Things To Note:

    • This package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transport vehicle. Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee. Please inform us when making the bookings.
    • Activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations.
    • We do not guarantee wildlife sightings.
    • Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels due to traffic conditions, please reconfirm with our staffs. Should the transport be delayed, please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements.
    • We reserve the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
    • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.

    Notes From Sabah Parks

    • Only cameras of unaided flash are allowed to photograph the turtles.
    • This is because shining a light on them or using camera flashes can be stressful on the creatures. Video/Digital Video Cameras are not allowed.
    • Visitors are forbidden from going around the island on their own from 6:00pm – 6:00am