BUTTERFLY & WILDLIFE SAFARI
Tour Code: 4D3N Butterfly Safari
Tour Duration: 4D3N (1N MYNR 1N ABAI 1N SUKAU)
Price: USD 990 p.p (MIN. 2PAX)
DAY 1: SEPILOK/TRANSFER IN MY NATURE RESORT/RAINFOREST DISCOVERY CENTRE
Meet and greet at Sandakan Airport in the morning, proceed to the Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Then, across the road to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. Before noon, transfer in MY Nature Resort for lunch & check in. At 14:00hrs, be ready to the Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) for a walk along its nature trails. Back to MY Nature Resort, be ready before 18:00hrs at “The Flying Squirrel” Platform to witness these amazing creatures in action. Dinner serve at 19:30hrs.
DAY 2 – FREE AT LEISUIRE/READY TO ABAI BY BOAT
Free at leisure in the morning, you can walk around the resort as well as the boardwalk behind the resort look for butterflies. 11:00hrs, transfer out to the jetty for scheduled boat transfer depart at 12:00hrs to the Abai Jungle Lodge. Upon arrival, lunch & check in. At 14:30hrs, be ready with your cameras &/or binoculars as your guide will take you on a butterfly-discovery walk around the lodge (boardwalk). At 16:30hrs, 1st river safari in a non-covered boat. These river safaris are an opportunity to see other types of wildlife. Until the night falls and night cruise to witness the fireflies “Christmas Tree”. After dinner, guided night walk at nature boardwalk behind the lodge.
DAY 3 – AM CRUISE TO SUKAU/GOMANTONG/MENANGGUL RIVER CRUISE
Wake up to sounds of the jungle. Be ready for another river cruise to the Pitas Oxbow Lake at 06:00hrs. At 08:00hrs, back to the lodge and have breakfast at the Jungle Platform. Check out from Abai Jungle Lodge at 09:00hrs and slowly cruise approx. 1 hour up stream to Sukau. Arrive and check in to Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. After Lunch, land to Gomantong Caves at 13:00hrs. It’s a spectacular limestone formation, home to over a million bats & swiftlets. Boardwalk from parking lot to cave entrance is another good place for butterflying. Back to the lodge and be ready for River Safari to the Menanggul River starts at 4:30pm. After 2 hours cruising, back to the lodge for dinner at 7:30PM and have a good rest.
DAY 4 – BY BOAT TO SANDAKAN/TRANSFER AIRPORT
After breakfast, scheduled boat departs at 7:30am back to Sandakan. Lunch at nearby local restaurant & transfer to airport for flight out/hotel for check in.