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, 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.

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

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

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

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.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Rates

Rooms Rates Per Person Single Supplement
Superior MYR 5,247.00MYR 1,097.00
Villa MYR 5,628.00MYR 1,187.00

Notes

Validity Rates are valid for travel by 31 Dec 2022

Availability This tour runs everyday. Prior booking required.

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

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)

SDK-LDU-BKI flights

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!

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.

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.