Gomantong Cave is temporarily closed until further notice

Overview

16 Days of Birding Extravaganza! Borneo is home to 688 resident and migratory species of birds, 59 of them endemic to Borneo. We pride ourselves in being the Birding Specialist of Borneo with our own in-house specialist Bird Guides. Come with us as we take you through the best of Borneo in search of Borneo's birds including to Kinabalu Park, Poring, Sepilok, Sukau, Tabin and Danum Valley, staying in top-notch locations along the way such as Borneo Rainforest Lodge and Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

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Tour Highlights

    • Birding at Sepilok Nature Reserve
    • 02 Nights stay at Sukau Rainforest Lodge, Superior Room. Travel to SRL by speedboat.
    • 02 afternoon river cruises and 01 early morning river cruise in search of Borneo's birdlife
    • Experience the uniqueness of Gomantong Cave and its surrounding to witness the amazing bat exodus at dusk and see the bat hawks in action
    • At Sukau Rainforest Lodge, enjoy a night safari river cruise through Kinabatangan River to spot nocturnal wildlife (Optional Tour)
    • Bird watching in Tabin Wildlife Reserve
    • Exploring Kinabatangan River
    • Stay at Borneo Rainforest Lodge, award winning nature lodge
    • Explore Danum Valley Conservation Area

Includes

Tours and transfers, accommodation and meals as specified, private river cruise in Sukau, entrance fees and English speaking guide.

Excludes

    Domestic airfare (Kota Kinabalu(BKI) - Sandakan(SDK)) & (Lahad Datu(LDU) - Kota Kinabalu(BKI)), camera fee and items not mentioned, Tourism Tax (TTx) flat rate of RM10 per room per night.

Pick up from your hotel (Kota Kinabalu town area) and depart in the morning to the Tambunan area for birding. In the afternoon, we make our way to the foothills of Mt Kinabalu, spending the night around the Kundasang area.

Meals : Lunch and Dinner

Spend a full day bird watching around Kinabalu Park, exploring the various trails and avoiding the crowds. After birding for the day, we overnight in the Kundasang area.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Spend a full day bird watching around Kinabalu Park, exploring the various trails and avoiding the crowds. After birding for the day, we overnight in the Kundasang area.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Spend a full day bird watching around Kinabalu Park, exploring the various trails and avoiding the crowds. After birding for the day, we overnight in the Kundasang area.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Morning bird watching in Poring before departing to Sepilok in approximately 4 hours overland journey to the east coast. Night walk in the evening at Rainforest Discovery Centre. Overnight at Sepilok.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We'll spend a full day birdwatching in Rainforest Discovery Centre. Night walk at Rainforest Discovery Centre. Overnight at Sepilok Nature Resort.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Birdwatching in the morning. After lunch, transfer to Sandakan jetty for 2½ hours boat journey to the multi award-winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with an opportunity to view birds and wildlife. Take an afternoon river cruise for birdwatching. After dinner, proceed for a night river cruise to get up close and observe sleeping birds nesting on the lower branches for great photo opportunities. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Meals : Lunch and Dinner

Morning and Afternoon River cruise for bird watching. After dinner, proceed for another night cruise. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Another day with morning river cruise for bird watching. In the late afternoon, proceed 27 km overland journey to Jalan Gomantong for birdwatching. Witness the exodus of over two million bats as well as raptors at the outside of the Gomantong office. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After breakfast, proceed 2.5 hours overland to Lahad Datu before traveling another 1.5 hours drive on a gravel road to Tabin Wildlife Reserve another haven for bird watching enthusiasts which boasts approximately 220 species of birds.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Full-day bird watching in Tabin. Overnight at Tabin Wildlife Resort.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Check out early and proceed 1.5 hours drive back to Lahad Datu where we'll stopover for registration. Then continue to drive 83km to Borneo Rainforest Lodge which is surrounded by pristine virgin rainforests. Continue your bird-watching escapade. More than 300 species of birds have been recorded in Danum Valley.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Full-day bird watching in Borneo Rainforest Lodge. Overnight at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Full-day bird watching in Borneo Rainforest Lodge. Overnight at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Free at leisure until check-out. Depart back to Lahad Datu. Take the late afternoon flight back to Kota Kinabalu.

Arrive Kota Kinabalu airport, meet and transfer to your hotel for overnight.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Transfer to Kota Kinabalu Airport for your departure flight.Remark: Resort standard check-out time is before 1200HRS

Rates

MYR 25,250.00 per person twin share

MYR 4,787.00 single supplement (per person)

Notes

Validity Rates are valid for travel by 31 Dec 2022

Availability This tour runs everyday. Prior booking required.

High Season Surcharge : MYR 175.00 at Borneo Rainforest Lodge (Mar, Apr, 15 July - 15 Oct 2022, March 2023)

High Season Surcharge : MYR 267.00 at Sukau Rainforest Lodge (July - August)

Transfer Inclusion This tour package rates include pick-up and drop-off from Kota Kinabalu Airport or city hotel in Kota Kinabalu. Additional charge per person applies for pick-up and drop-off outside this area and pick up time may vary.

Additional Notes

Things to Bring

Bring Your Own Bottle

Borneo Eco Tours is moving towards a single-use plastic free environment! So, please join our movement by bringing your own refillable water bottle during your time with us. Our vans and coaches are prepared with water containers so that you can refill your bottle anytime throughout the tour.

Double or Twin Bed

Double or twin bed cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check in.

About Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Established since 1995, Sukau Rainforest Lodge (SRL) is an award-winning ecolodge and the only National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World in Malaysia. The lodge is located in Sukau, along the snaking Kinabatangan River, which is an area that is lush in biodiversity.

SRL provides a luxurious stay in the midst of the jungle that is paired with an exceptional wildlife and nature experience for its guests. Some of the highlights of your stay includes river safari cruises, wildlife sightings such as Proboscis monkeys, macaques, various birds, and even chances of spotting the rare Bornean pygmy elephants and orangutans.

SRL also stays true to its ecolodge ethos through its sustainable practices and operations.