Classical Sabah 6 Days / 5 Nights – Departs every Sunday

Single (Superior)from AUD $2189.00

Twin (Superior)from AUD $1805.00

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Tour Description

Day 01 – Kota Kinabalu –  Meet and greet at Kota Kinabalu Airport and transfer to hotel.  At 1400hrs, depart from Kota Kinabalu on an overland 2 hours drive towards Southwest part of Sabah. Upon arrival, an afternoon tea with snacks awaits.  Depart for a cruise through the mangroves, nipah palms, scrubs and secondary vegetation. Enjoy the serene setting while the Proboscis Monkeys take a good and staring look at you, quite unalarmed by your presence.  Other wildlife like Macaque Monkeys, the rare silver Langur, birds and reptiles, flying foxes and water buffalos would greet you occasionally. The cruise will take a pleasant 1½ hours approximately and upon return to jetty, traditional Malaysian dinner is served before returning to Kota Kinabalu.

Day 2 – Kota Kinabalu to Kinabalu National Park – At 0730hrs, pick up from hotel in Kota Kinabalu and transfer to Poring Hot Spring in 3 hours drive. Poring Hot Spring, a natural wonder where hot sulphur spring bubbles out of the earth and a canopy walkway (41m) span for 157m from tree to tree, a rare opportunity to get a bird’s eye view of the rainforest. A must visit is the Treetop Canopy Walkway.  Proceed for lunch at a nearby resort. After lunch, depart to Kinabalu National Park. Have a visit to the Exhibition Hall, Slide Show and Mountain Garden (One of the biggest attractions at the Park). Then, proceed to resort to check-in. (B, L, D)

Day 3 – Kinabalu National Park to Sandakan – Early morning wake up, breakfast and drive to Sandakan across the ridges of Crocker Range passing native villages and oil palm estate among others. On arrival at Sandakan town, check-in to your accommodation.  The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 4 – Sandakan to Abai Jungle Lodge – Pick up from hotel in Sandakan and drive for approximately 30 minutes to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Proceed to the free roaming area feeding platform to witness the feeding of Orang Utans.  Depart Sepilok and transfer to jetty in Sandakan to take an hour boat cruise up to the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary where you will take your lunch at Abai Jungle Restaurant.  After Lunch, free and relax at our nature boardwalk,  Later in the afternoon, you’ll be experiencing a cruise to search for more 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 at Abai Jungle Lodge.

Day 5 – Abai Jungle Lodge to Sukau – Early morning take a river trip to Pitas Lake to observe wildlife’s and experience the uniqueness 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.  After lunch, cruise up river to Sukau village in search of primates especially the wild Orang Utan, birds, pygmy elephant 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 before returning to the lodge for dinner. (B, L, D)

Day 6 – Sukau to Sandakan –  After breakfast, river cruise down by boat back to Sandakan. Another chance for wildlife sightings with this approximately 2.5 hour’s journey. Upon arrival at jetty, visit to the biggest and the busiest Central Market located at the heart of Sandakan with a nice Sea view. An early lunch is served. After lunch, proceed to the airport or hotel to conclude your tour. (B, L)

Tour Inclusions:

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers.
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits.
  • Transfers and Touring in air conditioned mini bus
  • Meals as described in the itinerary – 4 Breakfasts / 3 Lunches / 2 Dinners