TURTLE ISLAND ESCAPADE

       

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TURTLE ISLAND ESCAPADE

GIORNO 1 - Arrival – Sandakan – Selingan Island (L/D)


Meet at Hotel Lobby (0945hrs) or Sandakan Airport via MH2042 (ETA 0740hrs) or AK6092 (ETA 0750hrs). Otherwise, we have to
charge unscheduled boat transfer. Transfer to jetty for boat ride to Selingan Turtle Islands Park.
**PLEASE TAKE NOTE STANDARD BOAT DEPARTURE TIME TO SELINGAN 1015hrs !! **
The journey to Island will take approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. Upon arrival, register at Turtle Island Parks HQ and check into
chalet. After lunch at cafeteria, free at own leisure e.g swimming or snorkeling. After dinner, wait for rangers call to observe turtle
laying eggs. Transfer the eggs to the hatchery and if there are young turtle hatchlings, an opportunity to observe the release of baby
turtles to the open sea. Overnight at chalet (Attached Bathroom)

GIORNO 2 - Selingan / Sandakan / Sukau (B/L)


06:30-07:00hrs depart island for Sandakan. After breakfast, drive for approximately 30 minutes to Sepilok Orang Utan
Rehabilitation Center. Proceed to the free roaming area feeding platform. 1000 hrs feeding of Orang Utans. At this center, observe
man’s closest relative “the Orang Utan” being rehabilitated to become wild in their natural habitat and experience a walk in the Tropical
Lowland Dipterocarp Forest of Borneo. After Lunch, proceed to The Rainforest Discovery Centre, walk to the steel canopy walk
way, plants, orchids garden and many others. 16:00hrs Depart to Sandakan airport for flight MH 3037. (ETD19:00)

GIORNO 3 - Kinabalu National Park (B/L/D)


Meet at hotel lobby and proceed to Kinabalu Park, Malaysia 's Natural Heritage site. Journey will take approximately 2 hours passing by
villages and paddy fields. Along mountainous roads that wind along the Crocker range. A brief stop over at Nabalu, a collection of
native stalls selling fruits, vegetables, local produce and handicrafts. An opportunity to observe the local stall activities. Arrive at
Kinabalu Park , enjoy the cool and refreshing mountain air, if the day is clear a majestic view of Mount Kinabalu , the highest mountain
in South East Asia . Proceed for a guided walk along the nature trails with the park naturalist and a visit to Mountain Garden . While
walking listen to the sounds of the jungle and observe nature's plants, trees, orchids and butterflies. Kinabalu Park boasts an estimate
of 4,500 species of plants which includes 1,500 species of orchids, 77 of which are endemic to Kinabalu. The park also supports 289
species of birds and 290 different types of butterflies. Depart for lunch at local restaurant then check-in.

GIORNO 4 - Kinabalu National Park – Kota Kinabalu (B/L)


Check out after breakfast; depart for another interesting natural wonder, the Poring Hot Spring located approximately 47 kilometers
from Kinabalu Park . Poring Hot Spring named after the tall bamboo plant that is abundant in that area is a natural spring where hot
sulfurous water emit from the ground. There are Japanese Baths where visitors can soak themselves and let the invigorating sulfurous
water stimulate the body. Visitors can also try the Canopy Walkway, where suspension bridges are suspended at the top of the canopy
for visitors to walk among the canopy of a tropical jungle, visit the Orchid Garden and Butterfly Farm. Depart Poring Hot Spring for
Kota Kinabalu. On arrival, transfer to your hotel Or Airport.

GIORNO 5 - Mulu (B/L/D)


Breakfast at the resort. At 08:30hrs, depart for Penan Settlement, Wind Cave, Clearwater Cave with picnic-lunch and return to the
resort. At 19:00hrs dinner at the resort, overnight.

GIORNO 6 - Mulu - Departure (B)


Breakfast at the resort. Transfer to Mulu Airstrip for flight (TBA) departure.

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