Nestled within the rainforest beside the Lipad river, this lovely setting is home to a surprising variety of birds, insects and small mammals, even right beside the buildings of the resort. Discover the rich variety of jungle herbs, some endemic, used for generations by local folks for the treatment of various ailments. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or stroll in the resort’s vicinity to enjoy nature at its best.
Visit to Trogon Hall gallery for information about the conservation of Tabin Wildlife Reserve and briefing on birds, insects and animals that is found in this area. (For guest check in before 11:00am).
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, enjoy a CD/Slide presentation on Tabin’s natural wonders (L,D).
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.
Lunch followed by a short break. Embark on your journey to the mud volcano. After trekking through the jungle for 20 minutes, arrive at the elevated bare area of the mud volcano. Try to identify the multitude of animal footprints belonging to different wildlife. The adventurous can try the effects of the volcanic mud, said to be responsible for a fine complexion. Walk up the observation tower and admire the contrasting landscape of the bare area and its surrounding thick forest where birds are commonly sighted.
Our guides will set up camp for the night at the observation tower. Stay quiet in order not to disturb wildlife which is more active in the cooler hours of evening and early morning. Stay alert during the night to observe any visits by wildlife to feed on minerals at the mud volcano. (B, L, D)
In the afternoon you may wish to try out the Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak made with a natural blend of tropical herbs that help relax tired muscles after jungle treks.
Dinner followed by a night safari to look out for nocturnal wildlife and birds. Remember to look up at the clear, dark sky of Tabin, identify the constellations above you and make a wish or two. (B,L,D).
Price shown is for a minimum of 2 persons per booking.
Scheduled return transfer Lahad Datu/Tabin/Lahad Datu, accommodation, meals as stated, guided tours and activities.
Lahad Datu-Tabin: 0800 hrs & 1200hrs
Tabin-Lahad Datu: 1430hrs (Arrive Lahad Datu town at 1600hrs)
BKI-LDU MH3010 0620 /0715
BKI-LDU MH3014 0955/1050
LDU-BKI MH3019 1630/1725