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Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre & Kinabatangaan River (Proboscis Monkey)

Tour Code - Kinabatangaan

Itinerary

Day 1 Depart to Kota Kinabalu and on arrival transfer to Guesthouse & leisure at your own, explore the Kota Kinabalu town on your own.

Day 2 After breakfast depart to Sandakan by Van, on arrival check in to hotel and after lunch we visit Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation centre & if time permits then we will visit some of the historical sites in Sandakan - stay Sandakan.

Day 3 After breakfast, around 10am we transfer to Kinabatangaan river, by boat we transfer to our camp site, on the we should be able to spot Proboscis Monkeys, a lot birds & Orang Utan in the wild if we are lucky, stay Kinabatangaan River.

Day 4 After breakfast, we take a boat ride to spot Proboscis Monkeys & Orang Utan and by noon back to the camp site for lunch. After lunch, leisure on your own, one can do swimming in the Kinabatangaan River or just lease around the camp site. Tea or coffee will be serve around 3pm followed with dinner at 7pm - stay Kinabatangaan River.

Day 5 After breakfast, transfer to Airport and back to Kuala Lumpur or to your destination

General Information

Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre - The Sanctuary is set in 43 sq. km of beautiful virgin rainforest 25 km from Sandakan. Its conservation program was started in 1964 to help and teach Orang Utans who may have been abandoned by their mothers, injured, or formerly in captivity fend for themselves in the wild.

The Orang Utan is well known for being man's closest relative. These animals are astonishingly gentle and highly intelligent, gazing at visitors with almost disconcerting frankness. Visitors are not allowed to touch the animals inside the Sanctuary, fearing the spread of diseases. Do not despair though. It is still possible to meet and photograph the mature female apes.

Orang Utans are so fond of human companionship that they simply refuse to go back to the wild, which is located outside the Registration Center. Visitors will be able to observe orphaned Orang Utan being taught how to climb. Proceeding on to a platform, visitors will then be able to watch semi-wild Orang Utan come in from the further reaches of the forest for their twice-daily ration of milk and bananas.

Besides Orang Utan, the Sanctuary also houses highly endangered Sumatran rhinos and (occasionally) other animals such as elephants. In addition, there is also an Information Nature Education Center and a mini-theater where a documentary video on the work of the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary is shown.

Activities Information

Cost in RM

2000.00 per pax

1600.00 per pax

1300.00 per pax

Participants �2 to 3 pax �4 to 6 pax

above 7 pax

Including Accommodation, Ground Mat & Sheet, Sleeping Bag, All Transfers, All Fees, Daypack with 1 litter of bottle Water, Food (1st day dinner to last day breakfast - local food) & Guides
Excluding Soft Drinks, Alcohol & Personal Expenditure.
Activities (Grade 2) Visit Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre & Kinabatangaan River to spot Proboscis Monkey, Sight Seeing, Visit Historical Site & Etc.
Participants Min. 2 persons
Confirmation & Booking (Booking Form) Participant/s must confirm at least 60 days before departure date.
Time Frame 5 Days
Departure Monthly - Price quoted are based on ex. Kuala Lumpur
Deposit 30%

What to Bring - Change of Clothing with one longsleeves t-shirt, Hat, Towel, Toiletries, Sneakers, Sandals and Shoes.

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