Escape to a warm and tropical destination and enjoy the getaway of a lifetime with a wide selection of outdoor activities for every one of the family member. The island of Borneo is a home to many unique and endangered species, such as the orang utan, proboscis monkey, the Borneo Rhino, the Pygmy Elephant, as well as the Green and Hawsbill Turtle. This is a popular holiday destination for those who loves adventure, jungle trekking, relaxing on the beach, wildlife safaris, bird watching, scuba diving and mountain climbing.
Please bring along sun block lotion, personal toiletries, torch light, insect repellent, drinking water bottle, walking shoes, binoculars, camera, hat and raincoat.
Free of Charge for children of 0 to 5 years old (domestic airfare may apply). Children Rate is applicable for children of 6 to 12 years old and sharing room with parents. Maximum room occupancy: 2 adults and 2 children per room.
Arrive at Kota Kinabalu Airport, meet and transfer to Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa. Check into hotel, and stay overnight.
Breakfast and enjoy resort’s facilities, free and leisure. Stay overnight at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa.
After breakfast, drive approximately 20 minutes to Mari-Mari Cultural Village. Visit each tribe’s traditional house to learn about each tribe’s ancient cultures and take part in some in-house activities.
Proceed for cultural performance before we move on to the Dining Hall. You may shop for handicraft, take photos or just enjoy the natural surroundings. Try delectable traditional and fusion cuisines before the end of the tour. Return and stay overnight in Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa. (Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast, transfer to Kota Kinabalu Airport for flight to Sandakan.
Arrive at Sandakan Airport, meet and proceed to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Walk ten minutes through the rainforest on wooden boardwalks to witness the feeding of the orang utans at 1000hrs, and then proceed to watch a video show.
After lunch, transfer to Sandakan jetty for 2½ hours boat journey to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah’s longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife. Take a river cruise using electric motor in search of wildlife and birds. Enjoy candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide show and interpretation by naturalist guide.
Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.
Take a 0600hrs morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife.
After breakfast, proceed for an educational tour along the lodge’s Hornbill Boardwalk with our in-house naturalist. In the afternoon, we proceed for another river cruise for more wildlife. Stay overnight at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.
After breakfast, return to Sandakan by boat. After lunch we will proceed to airport for the 1430hrs flight to Kota Kinabalu. For those taking the evening flight, we will have a chance to visit Rainforest Discovery Centre.
Take a bird view of the centre from the canopy walk and hanging bridge, explore the botanical garden, home to various species of flora. Proceed to Sandakan Memorial Park for a short visit before taking the flight.
Arrive at Kota Kinabalu Aiport, meet and transfer to Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort. Check in to hotel and stay overnight.
Breakfast at leisure, and enjoy resort’s facilities and recreation activities. Stay overnight at the Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort.
After breakfast, transfer to Kota Kinabalu Aiport for departure.