Gomantong Cave, Sukau, Oxbow Lake & Sepilok Orang Utan (Night Walk)
Sandakan / Sabah
Day 1 Gomantong cave / Bilit
Meet upon arrival on MH2042 ETA 0745hrs and proceed for 2 hours drive to Gomantong cave. Upon arrival, take a 15 minutes walk to the cave, see the unique limestone vegetation and lowland forest, here you can observe birds and primates. Explore one of the fascinating caves in Sabah, the cave is home to the millions of bats and swiflets. The swiflets nest are collected for the famous Chinese edible birdís nest soup. After exploring the cave, continue journey to Bilit. Check-in and lunch at Bilit Rainforest Lodge. In late afternoon, proceed for river cruise to the Menanggol River a tributary of Kinabatangan River search for wildlife, including the unique Proboscis monkey, hornbills, kingfishers and more. The Kinabtangan Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the best places in Southeast Asia to observe wildlife. (L/D)
Day 2 Oxbow lake / Sepilok and Night walk
6.00am early morning river cruise to the Oxbow lakes. (Oxbow lake was formed by large meanders of the river that have been cut off from the main channel). The trip will take you to see more primates and birds. After morning cruise, return to lodge for breakfast. Return to Sandakan and check-in at Sepilok Jungle Resort. Then proceed to Sepilok Orang utan Rehabilitation Centre. Orphaned and injured Orang utan are brought to Sepilok to be rehabilitated to return to forest life. Sepilok is a primary lowland forest, a fine showcase of Borneoís remaining rain forest. Witness the feeding of Orang utan from a platform.
At 6.30pm begin your night walk with observing the Red Giant flying squirrels getting active; experience the guided walk into the jungle. Observe the activities of the nocturnal insects and mammals in the tropical rainforest. Return to Sepilok Jungle Resort. Overnight. (B/L/D)
Day 3 Transfer to airport for flight MH2043 0850hrs. (B) End of service.
Suggested item to bring: Binocular, insect repellent, raincoat or poncho, good walking shoes and hat.