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Sukau-Danum Valley Field Centre
Tour Name
5 Days 4
Duration
2
Minimum Travellers
Sandakan airport or city hotel at Sandakan
Pick up point

Overview

Combo package with our award winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge with Danum Valley Field Centre, DVFC which is often used as a research centre. This is a value package designed especially for naturalists who prefer to be as close to nature as possible. This is an ideal package for traveler who wanted an easy access to exploring one of Borneo's greatest treasure - Danum Valley.

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 stay at Sukau Rainforest Lodge, National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, Superior Room. Travel by speedboat
    • 02 afternoon river cruises and 02 early morning river cruise in search of Borneo's wildlife and birdlife
    • Nature walk along Hornbill Boardwalk and Attenborough Boardwalk to learn about the flora in the area and maybe even sight some wildlife and bird life
    • Experience the uniqueness of Gomantong Cave and its surrounding in search of wild orangutans and then witness the amazing bat exodus at dusk
    • At Sukau Rainforest Lodge, enjoy a night safari river cruise through Kinabatangan River to spot nocturnal wildlife (Optional Tour)
    • After breakfast in Sukau Rainforest Lodge, explore the elephant migration path on a 2-hour Rasig Wildlife Trek (Optional Tour)
    • Danum Valley Conservation Area
    • 500m self-guided nature trail
    • Night drive
    • Hiking at Bukit Atur

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.
Day 1

Sandakan - Sepilok - Sukau Rainforest Lodge (By Boat)

Upon arrival at Sandakan Airport, head to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. There, you'll be treated to an enlightening video show about the conservation efforts done at the centre. Enjoy a ten minute walk in the midst of the rainforest and witness the feeding of orangutans at the feeding platform and observe them at the outdoor nursery. After, head to the Sun Bear Conservation Centre next door after to learn more about the smallest bears in the world.

After lunch, embark on a 2 and a half hour journey by speedboat up the Kinabatangan River to Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Enjoy a river cruise in search of Borneo's wildlife and birds. Return to lodge to savour a candle light dinner on the pier, followed by slide presentation and interpretation by a naturalist guide. Overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

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.

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).

Meals : Lunch and Dinner
Day 2

Sukau Rainforest Lodge

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.

Feel free to explore the boardwalk at the back of our lodge at your own leisure. Who knows you may get lucky and spot an Orang Utan!

Experience profound relaxation and comfort at Halia Spa, Sukau Rainforest Lodge, as we provide an 'escape from the ordinary' by offering you a blend of both traditional and modern Spa treatments.

Our Night Cruise comes Highly Recommended to all our guests (available with a small fee)

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3

Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Lahad Datu - Danum Valey Field Center

Another early morning is in store as we prepare to journey to Lahad Datu. After breakfast, proceed 2 hours overland to Lahad Datu before our onward journey to Danum Valley Conservation Area (DVCA) via 4WD or coach. Arrival and registration at DVCA Reception & Information Building, followed by a tour of the Exhibition Gallery. After lunch, take a walk along the 500m self-guided nature trail and get to know the rainforest, marvel at its beauty and experience the pristine ambience of the rainforest as has been for hundreds of years. After dinner, proceed enjoy the night drive to observe nocturnal wildlife OR video show on Danum Valley (If weather permits). Overnight at Danum Valley Field Centre, Danum Valley.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4

Danum Valley Field Centre

Rise in the morning for an early walk to enjoy the company of nature. After breakfast, trek through the ancient rainforest of Danum Valley and marvel at its rich flora and fauna. After dinner, proceed to Night Walk in search of Borneo's nocturnal animals. Overnight at Danum Valley Field Centre, Danum Valley.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5

Danum Valley Field Centre - Transfer out

Leave for Bukit Atur and be one of the first to greet the first ray of the sun as it touches the valley. Return to DVFC. After breakfast, depart for a 2.5 hours journey back to Lahad Datu Town/Airport.

Please make sure you are holding an air ticket to Sandakan to begin your trip and a flight back to Kota Kinabalu from Lahad Datu at the conclusion of your trip. Ask us if you're unsure what to book and we'd be glad to help!

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Things to Bring

Please bring along insect repellent, raincoat, umbrella, hat, torchlight, suitable walking shoes, swim wear, change of clothes, leech socks, camera / binoculars, extra cash for any additional needs.

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.

Rates

RoomsRates Per PersonSingle Supplement
Superior @ SRLMYR 4530.00MYR 1097.00
Villa @ SRLMYR 5590.00MYR 1187.00

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

High Season Surcharge at Sukau Rainforest Lodge: MYR 168.00 (July & August)

The following discounts apply to tours that include Sukau Rainforest Lodge ONLY:

  • Children age 3 and below - Free
  • Children ages 4 to 12 may share a room with ONE adult - 25% discount
  • Children ages 4 to 12 may share a room with TWO adult - 50% discount

Giving Back: Every international adult guest who stays at SRL contributes MYR 20.00 for Conservation Contribution (CC).

Price valid from 01 April 2020 till 31 March 2021

Note on Travel Insurance

Customers are encouraged to purchase their own travel insurance before travelling to Borneo. We recommend you to select a travel insurance policy that covers not only your medical expenses (including emergency repatriation) but also personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage. Doing so can prevent major disruptions and additional costs.

Things to Bring

Please bring along insect repellent, raincoat, umbrella, hat, torchlight, suitable walking shoes, swim wear, change of clothes, leech socks, camera / binoculars, extra cash for any additional needs.

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.

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