Gomantong Cave is temporarily closed until further notice

Overview

Enjoy our Best-Selling 6 days 5 nights Borneo Big 5 wildlife tour package, combining our TOP selling Sukau Rainforest Lodge with the exquisite Borneo Rainforest Lodge in Danum Valley at a promo price for a limited time. You'll maximize your chances of seeing wildlife on this tour especially Borneo's Big 5, the Pygmy Elephant, Orang Utan, Proboscis Monkey, Crocodiles and the stunning Rhinoceros Hornbill. This combination won Sabah Tourism's Best Tour Package Award. Enjoy a FREE night cruise when you purchase this tour.

Tour Highlights

  • Observe Orangutans at the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
  • Learn and get a glimpse of Sun Bears at Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • 03 nights at Sukau Rainforest Lodge, Superior Room. Travel to SRL by speedboat.
  • 02 afternoon river cruises and 02 early morning river cruise in search of Borneo's wildlife and birdlife
  • Experience the uniqueness of Gomantong Cave and its surrounding in search of wild orangutans and then witness the amazing bat exodus at dusk
  • 02 nights at Borneo Rainforest Lodge, award winning nature lodge

Includes

Tours and transfers, accommodation and meals as specified, and English speaking guide.

Excludes

    Domestic airfare, camera fee and items not mentioned, Tourism Tax (TTx) flat rate of RM10 per room per night.

Our adventure begins as we pick you up from the Sandakan Airport or your hotel in Sandakan, then we’ll head straight to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. There, you'll get to learn about the rehabilitation effort done at the centre through a short video screening. Then make your way to the feeding platform to witness the feeding of orangutans scheduled daily at 10AM. You can also spend time observing the cheeky little younglings in an enclosed nursery area.

Afterwards, head to the Sun Bear Conservation Centre, the only one in the world, located just next door to learn more about the world’s smallest bears.

After lunch, embark on a 2-and-a-half-hour journey by speedboat up the Kinabatangan River to Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Right after checking-in, we’ll go on board for an evening cruise in search of Borneo's wildlife and birds. Return to the lodge to savour a candlelight dinner at Melapi restaurant, followed by a slide presentation and interpretation by a naturalist guide. Overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Note : Make sure your flight arrival in Sandakan is latest by 0800hrs. Or if this is not possible, recommended to fly in and stay one night in Sandakan or Sepilok before the tour commence.

Meals : Lunch and Dinner

Rise and shine for the morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, join in the nature walk along the lodge's Hornbill Boardwalk with the in-house naturalist. After lunch, it will be free at leisure. In the afternoon, proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife. Overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We take an early morning river cruise along the Menanggol River by silent electric motor in search of wildlife, waking to the cacophony of the rainforest before returning for a full breakfast. We have time to relax or enjoy one of our optional activities. After lunch, we make a 27 km overland journey to the Gomantong Cave. The cave is surrounded by primary rainforest, rich in fruiting wild figs which makes it an ideal place to spot orang utans in the wild. We'll spend our time exploring the cave and its surroundings until sunset, when you'll be overwhelmed by the exodus of over two million bats heading out for the night, swiftlets coming in to nest as well as raptors (eagles) swooping in and preying on the bats. Return to Sukau Rainforest Lodge Superior room for overnight stay.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Rise early and prepare for your trip to Danum Valley. After breakfast, we journey 2 hours overland to Lahad Datu before our onward journey to the award winning nature lodge, Borneo Rainforest Lodge. Enjoy lunch upon arrival and check-in. In the evening a slide show and explore nature trail leading to canopy walkway. If weather permits we go spotlighting to view some of the nocturnal animals. Stay overnight at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge. (Standard Room).

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Spend the whole day exploring the forest for birds and mammals, leading up to an escarpment with ancient burial coffins. Trek to waterfall for a refreshing dip in rock pools. Return to lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, explore more trails. Stay overnight at the 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.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Rates

Rooms Rates Per Person Single Supplement
Superior MYR 7,980.00MYR 998.00
Villa MYR 9,008.00MYR 1,542.00

Notes

Validity Rates are valid for travel by 31 Dec 2022

Availability This tour runs everyday. Prior booking required.

High Season Surcharge : MYR 115.00 at Borneo Rainforest Lodge (Mar, Apr, 15 July - 15 Oct 2022, March 2023)

High Season Surcharge : MYR 252.00 at Sukau Rainforest Lodge (July - August)

Children Discount This is a kid friendly tour, discount is applicable to children based on their birth year and following room sharing policy in certain property. Contact our consultant to know more.

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

Additional Notes

Dip pool at Sukau Rainforest Lodge

The dip pool at SRL is currently under repair and maintenance

Camera Fee at SOURC

Note on Camera Use at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre: For any camera with zoom lens from 100 to 400mm, video camera or other video recording equipment for personal use are chargeable at RM10.00 per unit. For any camera (fixed-lens - 400mm and above ) or any film-making equipment are chargeable at RM1,000.00 per unit. Mode of payment is cash only.

Travel light to Sukau Rainforest Lodge

For the comfort and convenience of our guests, it is recommended to travel light by preparing an overnight bag for your stay in Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Complimentary storage in Sandakan will be provided for any extra luggage. (For guests departing & returning to Sandakan Only).

Night Cruise

Optional River Night Cruise tour at Sukau Rainforest Lodge is highly recommended to all our guests (available with a small fee)

Things to Bring

Please bring along swim wear, towels, sun block lotion, personal toiletries, drinking water bottle, insect repellent, torchlight, hat, binoculars, leech socks, walking shoes & raincoat.

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.