Sandakan, Turtle Island & Sepilok Orang Utan
Sandakan / Sabah
Day 1 Selingan island
Meet upon arrival MH2042 ETA 0745hrs and transfer to jetty for 1 hours boat ride to Selingan Island. Upon arrival, check in to your chalet and have lunch at the cafeteria. In the afternoon, you are at your own leisure and can go swimming or snorkeling. After dinner, wait for the ranger’s signal to go to the beach to witness of the turtles laying it’s eggs and the release of baby turtles hatching to the sea. O/n Chalet. (L/D)
Day 2 Sepilok Orang utan and Sandakan City tour
0700am return to Sandakan by boat ride and proceed to Sepilok Orang utan Rehabilitation Centre. Orphaned and injures Orang utan are brought to Sepilok to be rehabilitated to return to forest life. Sepilok is a primary lowland forest, a fine showcase of Borneo’s remaining rain forest. Witness the feeding of Orang utan from a platform in the forest. Watch the scheduled video documentary show at the Sepilok Information building. The 20 minutes show will give you an insight of the Orang utan rehabilitation process and its threats to survival. After your morning affair with the Orang utan, proceed to visit Puj Jih Sih Chinese temple, located 300m above sea level. Here you can see the colorful interior carvings and decoration of this magnificent temple with a commanding view of Sandakan bay. Drive around Sandakan town and see the busy street and market, proceed to Sim Sim water village where you can see houses on stilt occupied by the local Chinese and Malay people. Transfer to Sandakan airport for your return flight to Kota Kinabalu at MH3037 ETD 1850hrs. (B/L) End of service.
Suggested item to bring: Binocular, insect repellent, raincoat or poncho, good walking shoes and hat.