Borneo Primates
Tour Name
Duration
2
Minimum Travellers
Sandakan Airport or city hotel in Sandakan
Pick up point

Overview

A day tour featuring the best primate viewings in Sandakan. Start the day at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre to learn about the plight of the Orang Utan and efforts to save and rehabilitate them as well as added tour to Bornean Sun Bear Centre. We'll then proceed to Labuk Bay reservation area where indigenous primate life is particularly rich including the iconic Proboscis Monkey and also on occasion the Silver Leaf Langur.

Tour Highlights

    • Observe orangutans at Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre
    • Learn about the smallest bear in the world and learn about them at Borneo Sun Bear Conservations Centre
    • Watch the antics of Proboscis Monkeys at Labuk Bay Proboscis Sanctuary

Included

Tours and transfers, meal as specified, Community Development Contribution (CDC) and English speaking guide.

Excluded

    Domestic airfare (Kota Kinabalu(BKI) - Sandakan(SDK) - Kota Kinabalu(BKI)), camera fee and items not mentioned.
Day 1

Day Tour: Sepilok - Labuk Bay - Transfer out

Pickup from Sandakan Airport and depart to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. There, you'll be treated to an enlightening video show about the conservation efforts done at the centre. Enjoy a ten minute walk in the midst of the rainforest and witness the feeding of orangutans at the feeding platform before observing them over at the outdoor nursery. Then, visit the Sun Bear Conservation Centre next door to learn more about the smallest bears in the world.

After lunch, we will proceed to Labuk Bay Proboscis Sanctuary. We will trek to witness the feeding of the elusive Proboscis Monkeys and silver leaf langurs at the sanctuary. Transfer to airport for your late afternoon flight or to hotel for extension of stay.

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.

Meals: Lunch

Things to Bring

Please bring hat, water bottle and sun block

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.

Rates

MYR 348.00 /per person

Price valid from 01 April 2019 till 31 March 2020

Note on Travel Insurance

Customers are encouraged to purchase their own travel insurance before travelling to Borneo. We recommend you to select a travel insurance policy that covers not only your medical expenses (including emergency repatriation) but also personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage. Doing so can prevent major disruptions and additional costs.