Sepilok Orang Utan & Labuk Bay with City Tour
0830hrs - Meet and pick up from Sandakan airport or hotel; transfer to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre (30 mins journey) situated in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve for video show. Visit the Nature Education Centre and watch the video documentary show to learn about the rehabilitation of orphaned orang utan before taking a boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to view the feeding platform. Trek ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden plank walks to witness the feeding of the orangutans at 1000hrs.
1030hrs - Thereafter, transfer to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, where you can see Borneo's indigenous proboscis monkeys. This privately-owned sanctuary located within an oil palm estate gives you the chance to observe these animals up close and personal. The remarkable males sport big dangling noses, reddish flat-top hairstyles, white tails and markings, and pot bellies. The females on the other hand, are much smaller and have up-turned noses. Witness the feeding at 1130hrs at Platform B.
1230hrs - Lunch at local restaurant serving local delicacies. After lunch, proceed for Sandakan City Tour. Visit various landmarks and historical points in Sandakan, once known as the "Little Hong Kong." Other historical landmarks which will be visited:
- Puh Jih Syh Buddhist Temple which offers a panoramic view of Sandakan Bay situated on the hilltop.
- Tanah Merah,Sandakan Central Market, the most amazing variety of fresh seafood and agricultural products.
-The Sim-Sim Water Village where houses are all built on stilts close to the water surface while observing the fascinating view of the sea.
1600hrs - After the tour, drop off at Sandakan airport or your respective hotel.
Tours and transfers, entrance fee, meal as specified and English speaking guide.
Domestic airfare (Kota Kinabalu(BKI) - Sandakan(SDK) - Kota Kinabalu(BKI)), camera fee and items not mentioned.