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5D4N Danum 'n' Tabin ComboCategory: Nature Trails

Code: TWL-302
Duration: 5D4N
From: RM 5,780.00
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Day 01
You will be picked up in the east coast town of Lahad Datu and transferred by road to Tabin Wildlife Reserve 1 ½ hrs journey.  Check into an attractive timber lodge at Tabin Wildlife Resort, which comes complete with private balcony, air conditioner, ceiling fan and hot water shower, a welcome luxury in the forest.
In the afternoon, visit the active Lipad mud volcano which provides a mineral salt lick for wildlife.  After trekking through the rainforest for 20 minutes, arrive at the elevated bare area of the mud volcano which is frequented by wildlife and birds.  Climb the observation tower and admire the contrasting landscape of the bare mud volcano and its surrounding thick forest, where birds are commonly sighted. Try to identify the multitude of animal footprints here. The adventurous can try the effects of the volcanic mud, said to be responsible for a fine complexion. Trek back to the resort along elephant trail.

After dinner, enjoy a CD/Slide presentation on Tabin’s natural wonders, followed by a night safari to look out for nocturnal wildlife and birds. 
Overnight at Tabin Wildlife Resort. (L,D)


Day 02
Join the early morning bird walk to discover some of Tabin’s rich collection of more than 300 species of birds. After breakfast, a drive to the core area for animal’s spotting and for photo session before trekking through the lush green rainforest known for its rich diversity of plants and animal species to visit Lipad Waterfall.  Take a dip in the natural pool and enjoy a natural and refreshing shower under the waterfall. Alternatively explore the surrounding vegetation or just relax.
In the afternoon, try out the Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak made with a natural blend of herbs, to relax tired muscles after long jungle treks.
In the evening, a dusk drive to look out for more nocturnal wildlife & birds coming out to look for food during this time of the day.
After dinner, go for a night walk along the trail nearby the resort in search of sleeping birds, frog and nocturnal wildlife.
Overnight at Tabin Wildlife Resort. (B,L,D)


Day 03
After breakfast, check out 7:30am and transferred to Lahad Datu town for Danum Valley.
From here, drive for about two hours through selectively logged forest, cocoa and soft-wood plantations before arriving the Borneo Rainforest Lodge beside the Danum River on the edge of 438 Sq Km of undisturbed lowland rainforest. The lodge is home to a full range of Sabah’s lowland fauna.
In the afternoon, arrive & check in at the lodge. Slide presentation at the conference room, followed by  afternoon trek, introduction to forest through “ Nature Tails” and tree top “Canopy Walkway” 300M in length and 26M at the highest point for a close-up observation of the rainforest.
Dinner at the lodge, followed by night drive in an open vehicle in search of nocturnal animal.
Overnight at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.  (B,L,D)

Day 04
Breakfast at the lodge, morning jungle trek to the Kadazandusun site “Coffin Cliff” before proceed to “View Point” for a bird’s eye view of the area.
After lunch, afternoon jungle trek or go for relaxing session of ‘Tubing’ down the Danum River.
Dinner at the lodge, followed by night drive in an open vehicle in search of nocturnal animal.
Overnight at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.  (B,L,D)

Day 05
Breakfast at the lodge, guest at own leisure.
After lunch, then check out and depart for Lahad Datu Airport.  (B,L)
 

What to bring: Binoculars, Telescope, Insect repellent, long sleeve shirts & long pants, raincoat, sun hat, swim wear, comfortable trekking shoes,   torch light, water bottle  & personal toiletries. Leech socks are available for sale at the resort’s shop
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Package includes: Scheduled return transfer Lahad Datu, 2 nights accommodation at Tabin Wildlife Resort & 2 nights accommodation at Borneo Rainforest Lodge at Standard Room, meals as stated, guided tours and activities.


Recommended Flights : BKI-LDU     MH 3010    0700 /0755         LDU-BKI     MH 3023    1725/1820
 

Important Notes
Peak season surcharge (1 March - 31 April & 15 July - 15 October): RM106.00 per person. Activities are subject to weather condition/departure time, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situation.