Day 1 Arrive Sandakan – Sepilok Orangutan – Sunbear Centre – MY Nature Resort (L/D)
Pick up from Sandakan airport and visit the Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary where captive orangutans are reintroduced into the wild. You will be able to observe them at their feeding stations in the rainforest and at the nursery (if open). Watch the feeding session at 1000 hours. Then proceed to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC). This centre rescues captured sun bears and is involved in sun bear conservation, welfare rehabilitation and education. Over 30 sun bears live at the centre in the bear house and outdoor enclosures. 11.45 hours depart the BSBCC and proceed to MY Nature Resort. This resort is set in 25 acres of rainforest bordering the Sepilok forest reserve, a protected area rich in wildlife. Have lunch and check-in to the resort. Afternoon is free at leisure. Relax, swim in the pool or walk (5-10 minutes) to the nearby Rainforest Discovery Centre and experience the 147 metre long canopy walkway, one of the best in Malaysia. Dinner and overnight at MY Nature Resort.
Note: The nursery at Sepilok is sometimes closed to visitors. This occurs if any of the young orangutan are sick. As such there is no guarantee that the nursery will be open.
Day 2 Depart or Extend Tour (B)
Breakfast in the resort. Morning is free at leisure. Relax, swim in the pool or go for a walk on the resort’s own 1,050 metre long boardwalk. Check out of resort before noon and transfer to Sandakan airport or extend tour.
English speaking guide, Tours & transfers, entrance fees, meals as indicated (B=breakfast, L=lunch), 1 night stay in deluxe room at MY Nature Resort Sepilok. 6% Goods & Service Tax.
Airfare: KK - Sandakan – KK, alcoholic beverages, juices, camera & video fees.
2 adults per order
Surcharge will apply, please contact us for more information.
Price is based on twin or tripe sharing, if you require your own room there is a single room supplement of RM 221.
MY Nature Resort is located at Sepilok and opened in July 2015. The resort has a fantastic rainforest location and is just 500 m from the Rainforest Discovery Centre and 2 km from Sepilok orangutan sanctuary. Accommodation consists of 12 semi-detached chalets offering a total of 24 spacious rooms overlooking the rainforest. The resort has its own 1,050 m long boardwalk that winds its way around the hilly rainforest terrain. The resort's grounds offer good birdwatching opportunities (e.g. hornbills often fly over the chalets) and wildlife is often spotted within the resort's 25 acres of rainforest.
Kota Kinabalu (BKI) – Sandakan (SDK) on Malaysia Airlines MH2042 (Dep 0700, Arr 0740) or Air Asia AK6492 (Dep 0635, Arr 0720) or MASWings MH3093 (Dep 0725, Arr 0815). Sandakan (SDK) – Kota Kinabalu (BKI) on MASWings MH3094 (Dep 1815, Arr 1905).
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