Diving & Wildlife- (Borneo, Malaysia) 10 days


Travel Period:
Jan 1 - May 31, 2018

Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2018

Jan 10 - Mar 31, 2019

High Season: add $200.00

Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2018

Dec 1 - Jan 9, 2019

DEPARTURE CITY PER PERSON*  SINGLE SUPPL.
San Francisco/Los Angeles/Houston $2,914 $530
New York $2,964 $530

*Price per person based on double occupancy

For departure on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday - add $100.00 weekend surcharge per person.

 

DAY 01: DEPARTURE

Fly from SFO/LAX/JFK on award-winning Singapore Airlines. 

DAY 02  Arrive in Singapore

Transfer to Hotel. 

DAY 03 SINGAPORE/TAWAU / SEMPORNA / KAPALAI ISLAND [L/D] – ARRIVAL

Transfer to Airport. 

Meet upon arrival at Tawau Airport, depart for an approx. 80 minutes transfer to Semporna, board scheduled boat transfer into Kapalai Island. Check – in, freshen up, rest & relax.

Remarks: Hotel standard check-in time is 1400hrs

                              : Early check-in is subject to availability

DAY 04 - 05  KAPALAI ISLAND [B/L/D]

Days at leisure – 3 guided boat dives daily.

DAY 06   KAPALAI ISLAND / SEMPORNA / SANDAKAN [B/L]

Check – out by 1200hrs and board scheduled boat at 1330hrs for transfer out to Semporna. Our vehicle will await your arrival at Semporna Jetty and continue to Sandakan (approx. 5.5 hours drive). Upon arrival in Sandakan, proceed to check – in at the hotel, rest & relax.

Free at leisure on own arrangement for the rest of the day.

DAY 07 SANDAKAN / SEPILOK / SUKAU [B/L/D]

Breakfast is served at the hotel.

                                0800hrs, check-out from hotel and depart for an approximately 30 minutes drive to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. At this Centre, observe man’s closest relative “the Orang Utan” being rehabilitated to become wild in their natural habitat and experience a walk in the Tropical Lowland Dipterocarp Forest of Borneo. Witness the feeding of Orang Utan at 1000hrs at the feeding platform and proceed to the Orang Utan Nursery.

At 1030hrs, visit to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, the centre that managed to improve the living condition of the rescued sun bear and released their natural behaviors in the 2.5ha enclosed forest.

                                At 1115hrs, transfer to a jetty in Sandakan for schedule boat depart at 1200hrs, take an hour of boat cruise up to the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary where you will take your lunch at Abai Jungle Restaurant. This is a wonderful journey of discovery which starts from the waters of Sulu Sea of Sandakan Town through a magnificent scenery of the Mangrove Forest. Then cruise up the river to Sukau village in search of primates especially the Endemic Proboscis Monkeys, birds and other wildlife.

                                Arrive Sukau, check in at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. In the late afternoon, enjoy a river cruise to Menanggul River, a small tributary of the Kinabatangan. Return lodge for dinner and overnight

 DAY 08 SUKAU [B/L/D]

                                Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills. Early morning, take a river cruise trip to the Ox Bow Lake to observe wildlife and experience the early morning river ambiance. Return to the lodge for breakfast then free at own leisure. After lunch, proceed afternoon river cruise with the electric motor to search for more wildlife.

DAY 09  SUKAU / SANDAKAN / SINGAPORE [B] - 

After Breakfast, continue the journey by land to Gomantong Cave and back to Sandakan town and transfer to the airport for flight departure to onwards destination to Kuala Lumpur transfer to Airport.

Arrive Singapore and transfer to Hotel

DAY 10 - transfer to airport for flight home ...

Transfer to airport

  • Round-trip Economy Class airfare on Singapore Airlines
  • Hotel accommodations with daily breakfast:
  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers
  • 3 Guided Boat Dives including (Tank, weight and weight belt)
  • All tours and transfers are conducted on Private basis with exception for the following –
  • Inclusive of an English speaking guide wherever applicable
  • Entrance fees wherever applicable
  • Lunch and dinner per itinerary. 
  • Travel insurance 
  • Camera fees at the Bako National Park
  • Tipping & gratuities
  • Other personal expenses such as laundry, telephone use, minibar, room service and etc.
LOCATION NO. OF NIGHTS HOTEL
Kapalai Island  3  Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort
Sandakan  1  Four Points By Sheraton
Kinabatangan River  2  Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge
Singapore  2  Peninsula. Excelsior

 

Starting $2,914.00
per person based on double occupancy

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