Day 1 Sandakan / Gomantong Cave / River Trip
Morning, transfer from your hotel in Sandakan to Gomantong Caves by road. Explore the biggest bird’s nest caves in Sabah. Continue the journey to Sukau by the Kinabatangan River. Check in Sukau River Lodge. Boat trip to watch the curious proboscis monkeys gather by the river bank. A good chance to see numerous species of birds and other wildlife until nightfall. Dinner. If weather permits, night walk to search for stick insects, frog and beetles. Stay overnight at the Melapi Lodge. (Lunch/Dinner included).
(If you are joining this tour from Kota Kinabalu by the first flight, we will pick you up at Sandakan airport to join this tour).
Day 2 Ox-bow Lake / Nature Trail
At 0600 hrs, breakfast, thereafter take another boat trip, this time, to the ox-bow lakes. Birds abound in all shapes and forms. The lakes are the abode of freshwater fish, otters and sometime - wild elephants may be sighted. Trek in the riverine rainforest and return to the Lodge. After lunch, follow our nature trails to see more wildlife. Dinner and overnight at the Melapi Lodge. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included).
Day 3 Sukau / Sandakan
Morning, breakfast, thereafter return to Sandakan and transfer to your hotel in Sandakan or join excursions (additional charges apply) to Sepilok Orang Utan Centre or Turtle Island. (Breakfast included)
** What to bring – Disposable raincoat, cap, sunblock lotion, insect repellent, drinking water, flashlight, leech socks, personal toiletries & items of personal use. Use good walking shoes and bring a pair of flat walking sandal. Comfortable cotton T-shirts with long or short pants recommended.