Sandakan Wildlife Combo
Explore Deramakot Forest with high density of wildlife such as Borneo Clouded Leopard the largest among the 5 species of wildcats, Borneo Gibbons and birdwatch for Borneo Bristlehead and more. Visits to the first and most successful Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre in the world which has released more than 300 orang utan into the wild and Rainforest Discovery Centre suits to nature enthusiast with solid canopy walkway built for wildlife spotting and enjoying the rainforest from the top. Along with Private river cruise in Kinabatangan river for wildlife searching such as the elusive Borneo Pygmy Elephants, Proboscis monkey and Birds such as the Stockbill Kingfisher, and Visits to the largest Birds Nest Caves in Sabah, Gomantong Caves with 30millions old made by a limestone a home for Swiftlets birds and witnesses Exodus Bats with 2 millions of it fly out from the Caves chamber. And, wild orangutan occasionally can be seen around the area.
Day 1- Meet by Guide at Sandakan Hotel. Proceed to Deramakot FR, aproxx 5hr drive with Toyota Prado 4x4wd. C'in . Jungle treks and night drives.
Day 2- Sunrise drive and breakfast. Jungle activities. Lunch, PM drives for wildlife searching. Dinner. Night drives for 2hrs. O/N
Day 3- Final drives before sunrise.
. Bilit Village. Lunch with local
villager. Check in Bilit Lodge and proceed for theRiver Cruise . N/walk for 1 hr. O/N
Day 4-morning cruise at 6am. Breakfast and followed by jungle trekking. Lunch. Elephants Search Cruise at 2pm, approx 4-5 hours. Dinner. O/Night.
Day 5-Final morning cruise and proceed to Tree planting sites. Visit to Gomantong Caves for the bats exodus departing at 3. 30pm. Dinner at Resort. O/Night.
Day 6-C'out after breakfast. Return to Sandakan and Visits to Sepilok, Borneo Sunbear and RDC. Nightwalk at RDC for 1. 5hr searching nocturnal wildlife. O/N Forest Edge Resort.
Day 7-Early morning birdwatch before departs for Sdk Apt or Hotel Drop Off. Please Advise.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Sandakan AirPort ( Please Booked either Malaysian Airlines or AirAsia from Kota Kinabalu or Kuala Lumpur) Book Morning Flights in to Sandakan.I will personally come and greet upon arrival with Toursbylocals.com signage.
End location: Sandakan AirPort for your following flight or Any particular hotel or resort in Sandakan Town, if you wish to have an extra days in town.
Duration: 7 days
January till February is rainy season but excursion still can be done.Other then that,peak season in Sabah is starting from June till September, require in advance booking
Transportation type- mini van with 9 passenger seats.
Appointed TBL Tour Guide & Staff involved in Deramakot ,Byland Transportation with Toyota Prado GX 4x4wd, 3 nights with 2 Private and Attached Bathroom with Hotshower & AC at Bilit Lodge ,Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre,Borneo Sunbear Conservation Centre,Gomantong Caves,1 time Private Elephant River Cruise & 3 x Contract Private boat cruise ,RDC,All Activities Parks , Conservation & Entrance Fees , Tree Plantings organised by Bilit Village Community Organisation,Meals & Activites As Stated in the Proposed Itineraries.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 USD - Payment for Camera Fee,Beverages,Optional Activities and ETC
Beverages such As Alcholic Drinks, Camera Fee, Optional Activities Not Stated in Itinerary, Souvenirs & Tippings