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Tour Code: TGW017

4D3N – Selingan Turtle Island/
Sepilok Orang Utan/ Bilit/
Sandakan City (boat)

Day 1
Meet and pick up from Sandakan Airport or hotel and transfer to the jetty.
At 0930hrs, boat departs to Turtle Island. It takes about an hour to reach Selingan Turtle Island which lies 40km north of Sandakan in the Sulu Sea off Sabah's east coast. Selingan Turtle Island is the main nesting area for the Green Turtles and Hawksbill Turtles. Lunch, free at leisure ideal for relaxing, swimming and snorkeling. After dinner, prepare to wait for the Park Ranger to inform of the sighting of a turtle laying eggs. Witness the collecting of eggs from the nesting site, planting them in the hatchery and see baby turtles scrambling to the open sea upon released on the shore.
Overnight at Selingan Turtle Island Chalet.
Meals: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2
Breakfast. 0700hrs, an hour boat ride to Sandakan. Meet our driver. Proceed to the world famous Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve. Upon arrival, a short brief by your guide. Then watch a video show documentary on rehabilitation of orphaned Orang Utan before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to view the feeding platform. Witness the feeding of Orang Utan at 1000hrs.
Enjoy your lunch at Sandakan Yacht Club Restaurant.
Depart by boat at 1300hrs to Bilit Rainforest Lodge. The journey takes approx imately 3hrs along Sabah’s longest river, Kinabatangan. Enjoy the panoramic view and opportunity to sight birds and wildlife of Borneo in virgin mangrove, wetland and rainforest habitat. Upon arrival welcome drink will be served. Short briefing and check-in. At 1600hrs join a river cruise in search of endemic Proboscis Monkeys, different of birds and other wildlife along the river bank. Return to lodge. Free at leisure. Dinner.
You may (optional tour-price not included in package) take a night cruise in search of nocturnal animals and birds. Remember to look up at the clear, dark sky of Kinabatangan River, identify the constellations above you and make a wish or two.
Overnight at Bilit Rainforest Lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3
OPTIONAL-Today you have a choice to start your day with an Early Morning Cruise or Jungle Trek to Ox- Bow Lake for bird watching. After your morning exploration return to lodge, freshen up and enjoy your late breakfast at Bilit Restaurant. Free at leisure. Lunch at Bilit Restaurant. At 1600hrs join a river cruise in search of more species primates and wildlife along the Kinabatangan River bank. Overnight at Bilit Rainforest Lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4
Breakfast and check-out. At 0700hrs depart by boat to Sandakan. Proceed to City tour. First visit is the Puh Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, a place that you do not want to miss. It is located on the hilltop overlooking a breathtaking panoramic view of Sandakan Bay . Next stop is the Sandakan Central Market which consolidates all kind of stalls selling fresh produce to amazing variety of handicrafts, pearls and many more. Last, visit the Sim Sim Water Village where houses are all built on stilts and linked together. Observe the fascinating view of the sea and the local fishermen families with their daily activities.
Enjoy your lunch before transfer and drop-off at Sandakan Airport or Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch


Package includes : Tours & transfer, English Speaking Guide, entrance fees and meals as stated.
Package excludes : Airfare, camera/video fee/miscellaneous item that is not mentioned in the itinerary.
Minimum : 2 persons, SIC basis.
What to bring : Good walking shoes, light raincoat, insect repellent, hat, sun block and binocular.