A Private Tour of Danum Valley Conservation Area
Danum Valley Conservation Area was established in 1984 with in the Sabah Foundation Concession Area dedicated to the Conservation and Protection of Danum Valley as a permanent rainforest for the purpose of scientific research, recreation, and the protection of ecology, environment, and climatic condition. Guided by this rationale, the activities of DVCA have been devoted to three key areas, namely, scientific research, environmental education and nature tourism development.
A facility in the Field Centre was built providing activities such as Nature walks through undisturbed riverine and lowland dipterocarp forests, Jungle wildlife treks, DV tree platforms, birdwatching, and swimming in the rivers and pools at waterfalls.
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*traveling in the 4x4 wheel drive on the dirt road to rainforest of Danum Valley Field Centre . Aproximately 2. 5 hour journey. Check in. Dinner.
*introduction Nature walk starts at 4. 30pm and 20 metres DV Tree Platform, 2 hour walk. Return to Centre.
*Dinner, followed by 1. 5 hour Guided Night walk in search of nocturnal animal such as the western tarsier, slow loris many more. Overnight . ( D )
*sunrise drive starts at 4. 45am. 40mins drive to the lookout Tower . Spectacular morning with sunrise breaking through of the mists in the valleys.
*On the way back to the Centre, occasionally Orang Utan and Borneo Gibbons seen on the road. Breakfast.
*9. 30am, Gear up with a Jungle attire for 4 hours returned treks to Tembaling Waterfall and searching for wildlife and birding for the rare Blue Banded Pitta and Great Argus and Lunch at Centre.
*8pm, 2 hour nightdrive, in search of clouded leopard.
*6am for birdwatching .
*Breakfast at Centre.
*9am checkout and drive to Lahad Datu Town
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Lahad Datu Airport or another agreed upon location.
End location: Lahad Datu Airport or another agreed upon location.
Duration: 3 days
Land Transfer( 2-4 with 4x4 WD) The option for a larger van 4-8 people is available upon request. There is plenty of rooms in both vehicles for the Clients as we are driven into Borneo Rainforest and safety and comfortable are strongly No.1 Priority.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 USD - Camera Fee, Optional 'extra' Activities and Soda drinks.
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A super Tour. Joe Harry knows the rainforest, all the animals, birds, insects and plants. He is very enthusiastic and we received what we came for.
Annette Thoring Flagstad