• Turtle laying eggs on Turtle Island
  • Summit view from Mt. Kinabalu at Sunrise
  • Crocodile on the Banks of a Jungle River
  • 1 of 5 Species of Hornbill in the Sabah Jungle

Orangutans, Wildlife and Mount Kinabalu

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  • Duration: 9 days
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    • Price from: MYR 6510 ,
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Fantastic trip that brings you the finest of Borneo.

The Borneo Wildlife and Mount Kinabalu tour are 9 days 8 nights packed with everything you can wish for, including exploring four of the most famous attractions in Borneo. Discover the Green Turtles Egg laying at Turtle Island, visit the orangutans at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, explore the exceptional wildlife at the Kinabatangan River and end your tour at the summit of one of the highest mountains in South East Asia, Mount Kinabalu.

Included: Many meals, Tours, Guides, Entrance Fees, Accommodation, Climbing permit

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Tour Overview


  • Day 01: Arrival Sandakan
  • Day 02: Selingan (Turtle) Island
  • Day 03: Selingan / Sukau
  • Day 04: Sukau – Kinabatangan River
  • Day 05: Sukau / Sandakan
  • Day 06: Sandakan / Kundasang
  • Day 07: Mount Kinabalu
  • Day 08: Mount Kinabalu / Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 09: Departure

  • Distance Instructions
  • Distance Instructions
Day 1
Arrival Sandakan

Pick up at the airport followed by transfer to your hotel in Sandakan. You will be staying at the Four Points by Sheraton hotel in the midst of Sandakan city.

Included

Airport Transfers • Accommodation at Four Points by Sheraton - Deluxe Room

Day 2
Selingan (Turtle) Island

We will pick you up and transfer you to Sandakan Jetty for one hour boat journey to Selingan Island. Check-in into chalet and spend the day at leisure, swimming or snorkelling.

After dinner, you will be divided into small groups while waiting for the signal from the park ranger for the appropriate time to see the green turtle lay eggs on the beach.

You will also have the opportunity to witness the eggs being transferred to hatchery from the nesting site and the release of the baby turtles onto the shore. Overnight at the island chalet.

Included

Boat Transfer To Selingan Island • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Chalet Accommodation In Selingan Island

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 3
Selingan / Sukau

Depart to the mainland after breakfast and proceed to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Watch a short video documentary of the rehabilitation activities before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to witness the feeding of the Orang Utan at 1000hrs. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world's smallest bear.

After lunch, by land to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife in virgin mangrove, wetland and rainforest habitats. After check-in and afternoon refreshment, we take a river cruise using electric motor in search of some of the 10 primate species. Sukau is home to Borneo pygmy elephants, orang utans, proboscis monkeys and all eight species of hornbills in Borneo.

Return for solar heated hot shower, candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide show and interpretation by naturalist guide. Overnight in Sukau Rainforest Lodge, in 2015 awarded by National Geographic as one of the "Unique Lodges of the World".

Included

Land Transfer To Sukau • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation At Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Superior Room

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 4
Sukau – Kinabatangan River

Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills and hot Sabah tea!

At 6.00am, you will go on a morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, proceed to have an educational tour at our own in-house Hornbill Boardwalk, located behind the lodge with our in-house naturalist.

In the afternoon, you will proceed to have another river cruise for more wildlife sighting. Overnight stay at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Accommodation At Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Superior Room

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 5
Sukau / Sandakan

After breakfast, return to Sandakan by land. Visit Sandakan War Memorial and proceed to Rainforest Discovery Centre. Take a bird view of the centre from the canopy walk and hanging bridge before exploring the botanical garden, home to various species of flora. We will then transfer you to Sepilok Nature Resort for your overnight stay.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Land Transfer To Sandakan • Entrance Fee • Accommodation At Sepilok Nature Resort.

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 6
Sandakan / Kundasang

We leave the East coast and Sandakan behind us and drive inland towards the massive Mount Kinabalu. You overnight accommodation will be at Kinabalu Pine Resort. Relax in your hotel or you may opt to walk around the small town of Kundasang to see the local villages nearby.

Included

Transfer From Sandakan To Kinabalu Park • English Speaking Guide • Entrance Fees • Accommodation In Kinabalu Pine Resort - Standard Room

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch & Dinner

Day 7
Mount Kinabalu

Transfer to Timpohon gate to start ascending for approximately 4-6 hour to Laban Rata at 3272 meter above the sea level. Take your time to enjoy the colorful rhododendrons, pitcher plants, wild orchids and other interesting vegetation along the trail. Overnight in Mountain hut dormitory room.

Included

Permit • Insurance • Mountain Guide • Transfer To Timpohon Gate • Accommodation At Mountain Hut - Dormitory Room

Meals

Breakfast • Packed Lunch & Dinner

Day 8
Mount Kinabalu / Kota Kinabalu

Start climbing at 2.00 a.m. to reach the summit (Low’s Peak, 4,095M) by dawn to catch the sunrise at 6 a.m. Enjoy a breathtaking view from the peak before returning to the mountain hut for breakfast. Descend to Park Headquarters afterward. Have an afternoon tea break before returning to Kota Kinabalu.

Included

Mountain Guide • Transfer Back To Kota Kinabalu • Certificate • Accommodation In Grandis Hotel - Superior Room

Meals

Breakfast • Afternoon Tea Break

Day 9
Departure

Transfer out to Kota Kinabalu International Airport for your departure flight.

Please contact us if you wish to extend your tour or make personalized changes to the package. We would recommend you to spend few nights at Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort before going home.

Included

Transfer to Kinabalu Airport

Meals

Breakfast

Tour Overview


  • Day 01: Arrival Sandakan
  • Day 02: Selingan (Turtle) Island
  • Day 03: Selingan / Sukau
  • Day 04: Sukau – Kinabatangan River
  • Day 05: Sukau / Sandakan
  • Day 06: Sandakan / Kundasang
  • Day 07: Mount Kinabalu
  • Day 08: Mount Kinabalu / Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 09: Departure

  • Distance Instructions
  • Distance Instructions
Day 1
Arrival Sandakan

Pick up at the airport followed by transfer to your hotel in Sandakan. You will be staying at the Four Points by Sheraton hotel in the midst of Sandakan city.

Included

Airport Transfers • Accommodation at Four Points by Sheraton - Deluxe Room

Day 2
Selingan (Turtle) Island

We will pick you up and transfer you to Sandakan Jetty for one hour boat journey to Selingan Island. Check-in into chalet and spend the day at leisure, swimming or snorkelling.

After dinner, you will be divided into small groups while waiting for the signal from the park ranger for the appropriate time to see the green turtle lay eggs on the beach.

You will also have the opportunity to witness the eggs being transferred to hatchery from the nesting site and the release of the baby turtles onto the shore. Overnight at the island chalet.

Included

Boat Transfer To Selingan Island • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Chalet Accommodation In Selingan Island

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 3
Selingan / Sukau

Depart to the mainland after breakfast and proceed to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Watch a short video documentary of the rehabilitation activities before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to witness the feeding of the Orang Utan at 1000hrs. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world's smallest bear.

After lunch, by land to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife in virgin mangrove, wetland and rainforest habitats. After check-in and afternoon refreshment, we take a river cruise using electric motor in search of some of the 10 primate species. Sukau is home to Borneo pygmy elephants, orang utans, proboscis monkeys and all eight species of hornbills in Borneo.

Return for solar heated hot shower, candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide show and interpretation by naturalist guide. Overnight in Sukau Rainforest Lodge, in 2015 awarded by National Geographic as one of the "Unique Lodges of the World".

Included

Land Transfer To Sukau • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation At Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Superior Room

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 4
Sukau – Kinabatangan River

Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills and hot Sabah tea!

At 6.00am, you will go on a morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, proceed to have an educational tour at our own in-house Hornbill Boardwalk, located behind the lodge with our in-house naturalist.

In the afternoon, you will proceed to have another river cruise for more wildlife sighting. Overnight stay at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Accommodation At Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Superior Room

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 5
Sukau / Sandakan

After breakfast, return to Sandakan by land. Visit Sandakan War Memorial and proceed to Rainforest Discovery Centre. Take a bird view of the centre from the canopy walk and hanging bridge before exploring the botanical garden, home to various species of flora. We will then transfer you to Sepilok Nature Resort for your overnight stay.

Included

English Speaking Guide • Land Transfer To Sandakan • Entrance Fee • Accommodation At Sepilok Nature Resort.

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 6
Sandakan / Kundasang

We leave the East coast and Sandakan behind us and drive inland towards the massive Mount Kinabalu. You overnight accommodation will be at Kinabalu Pine Resort. Relax in your hotel or you may opt to walk around the small town of Kundasang to see the local villages nearby.

Included

Transfer From Sandakan To Kinabalu Park • English Speaking Guide • Entrance Fees • Accommodation In Kinabalu Pine Resort - Standard Room

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch & Dinner

Day 7
Mount Kinabalu

Transfer to Timpohon gate to start ascending for approximately 4-6 hour to Laban Rata at 3272 meter above the sea level. Take your time to enjoy the colorful rhododendrons, pitcher plants, wild orchids and other interesting vegetation along the trail. Overnight in Mountain hut dormitory room.

Included

Permit • Insurance • Mountain Guide • Transfer To Timpohon Gate • Accommodation At Mountain Hut - Dormitory Room

Meals

Breakfast • Packed Lunch & Dinner

Day 8
Mount Kinabalu / Kota Kinabalu

Start climbing at 2.00 a.m. to reach the summit (Low’s Peak, 4,095M) by dawn to catch the sunrise at 6 a.m. Enjoy a breathtaking view from the peak before returning to the mountain hut for breakfast. Descend to Park Headquarters afterward. Have an afternoon tea break before returning to Kota Kinabalu.

Included

Mountain Guide • Transfer Back To Kota Kinabalu • Certificate • Accommodation In Grandis Hotel - Superior Room

Meals

Breakfast • Afternoon Tea Break

Day 9
Departure

Transfer out to Kota Kinabalu International Airport for your departure flight.

Please contact us if you wish to extend your tour or make personalized changes to the package. We would recommend you to spend few nights at Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort before going home.

Included

Transfer to Kinabalu Airport

Meals

Breakfast

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Upgrade to Deluxe Villa – Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Add: MYR 725 per adult
MYR 360 per child

Upgrade from Superior Room to Deluxe Villa at Sukau Rainforest Lodge. With this upgrade, guests can enjoy the newly built rooms designed with exquisite Borneo ambiance (includes air-con, wifi and hearty meals served in buffet style). Guests staying in Deluxe Villa rooms will additionally be upgraded to return boat transfer from Sandakan to Sukau (instead of by road). Via this route, guests also have an opportunity to spot long-nosed monkeys (Proboscis Monkey), world oldest monkeys (Macaque) and other wildlife during the 2-hour ride.


Your booking is only finally confirmed when we send you a confirmation and deposit is received. All bookings are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Orangutans, Wildlife & Mount Kinabalu

Package Details


Based on minimum 2 adults.
High Season Surcharges:

Sukau Rainforest Lodge:
01 Jul – 31 Aug @ MYR180/ Person (For Adult & Child)

Grandis Hotel
15 Jul – 31 Aug, 30 Sep – 07 Oct, 22 Dec – 01 Jan & 24 Jan - 30 Jan @ MYR130 / Room / Night

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Optional Upgrades


Upgrade to Deluxe Villa – Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Add: MYR 725 per adult
MYR 360 per child


Your booking is only finally confirmed when we send you a confirmation and deposit is received. All bookings are subject to availability at the time of booking.