Blessed with a naturally endowed hinterland, the Kinabatangan flows from its headwaters in southwest Sabah to the Sulu Sea, east of Sandakan. This tour would also bring you to visit various landmarks and historical points in Sandakan city, once known as the "Little Hong Kong." The famous landmarks you will be visiting include Puh Jih Syh Buddhist Temple, Sandakan Central Market and Sim-Sim Water Village.
Highlights : See the famous Orang Utans up close and learn about the rehabilitation efforts for these beautiful creatures
See Borneo's famous indigenous proboscis monkeys at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary
Visit the vibrant coloured Sim Sim Water Village
Price Includes : Biaya Masuk
Itinerary : Hotel Pick-up time: 08:30
Your guide/driver will meet you at the hotel lobby. You are advised to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the final assigned time at the designated pickup location.
Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
A short nature walk through the lowland forest will lead you to a viewing platform where you will be able to witness the wild Orang Utans swinging from branch to branch for their morning feeding. You can also view a short documentary about the orphaned Orang Utans that were brought in for rehabilitation until they are ready to be return to the wild.
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary
This privately-owned sanctuary located within an oil palm estate gives you the chance to observe these animals up close and personal. The remarkable males sport big dangling noses, reddish flat-top hairstyles, white tails and markings and pot bellies. The females on the other hand, are much smaller and have up-turned noses. Witness the feeding at 11:30 at Platform B.
Stop by a local restaurant for a sumptuous lunch.
Puh Jih Syh Buddhist Temple
The temple is situated on the hilltop Tanah Merah, overlooking the Sandakan coast, offering panoramic views of Sandakan Bay.
Sandakan Central Market
Enter the delectable depths of Sandakan Central Market, where you can find a fresh seafood galore and the best of Sabah agriculture produce.
Sim Sim Water Village
See houses painted with the most vibrant colours, all built on stilts just above the water’s surface. This water village is home to a tiny local population which main income derives from fishing.
Hotel Drop-off time: 16:00
You will be transferred back to your hotel in Sandakan city.
Warnings : - The host reserves the right to alter route, timetables and itineraries as and when necessary or in the case of force majeure and other factors or forces beyond reasonable human control.
- In case of extreme weather situations, this tour may be cancelled. In such cases, your host will get in touch with you directly.
- Host does not accept responsibility for losses or expenses due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes or other travellers.
Safety and insurance:
- Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Sepilok Orang Utan Centre and Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary