ABAI & SUKAU

 

4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS ABAI & SUKAU PACKAGES (ex-Sandakan)

ITINERARY
Day 1 Sepilok / By Boat To Abai Jungle Lodge / PM & Night Cruise (L/D):
08:00 - 08:10hrs - Pick up from hotel in Sandakan or meet upon arrival at the Sandakan Airport. Drive for approximately 30 minutes to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. Proceed to the free roaming area feeding platform.
10:00hrs - Feeding of Orang Utans. At this center, observe man’s closest relative “the Orang Utan” being rehabilitated to become wild in their natural habitat and experience a walk in the Tropical Lowland Dipterocarp Forest of Borneo. visit to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, the centre that managed to improve the living condition of the rescued sun bear and released their natural behaviors in the 2.5ha enclosed forest.
11:15hrs - Depart Sepilok Centre transfer to jetty in Sandakan for Schedule boat depart at 12:00hrs, take an hour boat cruise up to the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary where you will take your lunch at Abai Jungle Restaurant, This is a wonderful journey of discovery which starts from the waters of Sulu Sea of Sandakan Town through a magnificent scenery of the Mangrove Forest. Check in Abai Jungle Lodge, Late in the afternoon, you'll be experiencing a cruise to search for wildlife until the sunsets while enjoying a cup of coffee and by night falls continue the night cruise to witness the fire flies as Christmas tree. Return to the lodge for dinner. After dinner, again experience the “Jungle at night” at our nature boardwalk to search for birds, snakes, insects and other wildlife with our nature guide.
Overnight in Abai Jungle Lodge (basic accommodation)

Day 2 Pitas Oxbow Lake / Tree Planting / Lunch With Locals / PM Cruise (B/L/D) :
Wake up by the calls of nature. Early morning take a river trip to the Pitas lake to observe wildlife and experience the unique of Pitas lake. After breakfast, you are invited to join our tree planting project with the locals, enjoy a simple lunch arranged by the villagers at Abai village. This project specially design to help the locals. After lunch, you are free to explore the nature board walk behind the lodge, make sure you bring along your binoculars, look for any tree moving!! There may be…….wild orang utan! Silver leaf monkeys, birds and many others! Late afternoon, another river cruise to search for different wildlife.
Overnight in Abai Jungle Lodge (basic accommodation)

Day 3 Boat To Sukau / Menanggul River Cruise (B/L/D):
Wake up by the calls of nature, free at leisure at our nature boardwalk, After lunch, cruise up river to Sukau village in search of primates especially the Wild Orang Utan, Pygmy Elephant, birds and other wildlife. Arrive Sukau, check in at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. Late afternoon, take another river cruise to Menanggul River, a small tributary of the Kinabatangan. Return lodge for dinner.
Overnight in Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge (basic accommodation)

Day 4 By Boat To Sandakan/ Transfer Airport/hotel (B/L):
After breakfast, 07:00 - 07:30hrs, take another two hour boat transfer back to Sandakan. Upon arrival at jetty, transfer to your hotel or proceed to airport for your flight to Kota Kinabalu via MH 2047 (ETD: 12:00hrs).

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