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2D1N Tabin Wildlife Encounter

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Availability

Pre-Book Required

Activity Duration

2 Days 1 Night

Nearest City

Lahad Datu Town

Destination

Tabin Wildlife

Language

english / malay

Suitable For

adult / child

Package Type

Join In Group

Pick Up Point

Lahad Datu Hotel / Airport

Pick Up Time

To Be Arranged

Overview

Tabin Wildlife Reserve is located in the eastern part of Sabah, Malaysia, The reserve encompasses approximately 122,539 hectare of rectangular area in the centre of the Dent Peninsula, north-east of Lahad Datu town. Created in the year 1984, Tabin has been declared as a Wildlife Reserve that accommodate large number of animals, some of which are highly endangered, inhabiting its forests. Guests might be able to get a chance to spot on the three largest mammals of Sabah, namely Borneo Pygmy Elephant, Sumatran Rhinoceros and Tembadau, as well as 9 species of primate, 3 species of cats and 42 families of over 220 bird species, all of which are protected by the wildlife reserve.

One of the highlights of Tabin is its active and mineral-rich mud volcanoes which often attract wildlife, making it an ideal platform for wildlife observation and bird-watching. Popular recreational activities that is worth to write in your things-to-do list are jungle-trekking, night safari, night walk, wildlife-spotting, bird-watching and rainforest education.

Tabin Wildlife Reserve, which is mainly covered with lowland dipterocarp forest, has become attractions that provides deeper understanding of the rich bio-diversity of nature in Sabah and a place for guests to gain experiential learning experience about the need for wildlife conservation. The Wildlife Department of Sabah is the custodian of the animals in the reserve while the Forestry Department of Sabah is responsible for the tress in Tabin.

Tabin Wildlife Resort

Tabin Wildlife Resort, located ideally within the Malaysia's largest wildlife reserve, is bestowed with some nature's finest creation. Designed with charming timber, Tabin Wildlife Resort offers private lodges which provide maximum comfort for the guests to relax after a day out from comprehensive nature-based activities.

River Lodges offer 10 units of authentic twin-bedded or double-bedded timber bungalows room, which can accommodate up to 3 person, featuring en-suite bathroom with heated shower, private balcony and ceiling fan. Each lodges is linked by an inter-connecting timber board walk to the Sunbird Café.


Tour Highlights

  • Tabin Wildlife Reserve
  • Lipad Mud Volcano
  • Lipad Waterfall
  • One night accommodation at Tabin Wildlife Resort

General Itinerary

DAY 1
Lahad Datu / Tabin Wildlife Reserve / Lipad Mud Volcano Trekking

Lunch | Dinner
Tabin Wildlife Resort
Land Transfer
  • Pick Up

    Pick up from east coast town of Lahad Datu.

  • Tabin Wildlife Reserve

    Proceed your journey to Tabin Wildlife Reserve which take approximately 1.5 hours by road.

  • Tabin Wildlife Resort

    Check out attractive timber lodges at Tabin Wildlife Resort surrounded by pristine rainforest beside the Lipad River, which is home to variety of birds, insects and small mammals. While you are at it, explore the rich variety of jungle herb and its endemics used by local folks for generation to treat various ailments.

  • Lipad Mud Volcano

    In the afternoon, visit the Lipad mud volcano, famous for its mineral salt lick for wildlife and birds, by 20 mins trekking through the rainforest. Try to identify the multitude of animal footprints here and climb the observation tower to admire the contrasting landscape of the bare mud volcano and its surrounding thick forest. You may get a chance to catch on a rare bird sight.

  • Dinner

    Head back to the lodge for your dinner.

  • Introduction to Tabin Wildlife & Night Walk

    After dinner, slide presentation on Tabin’s natural wonders will be presented to you, followed by a trip to explore the nocturnal wildlife and birds. Don't forget to look up at the clear, dark sky of Tabin to identify the constellations above you and make a wish or two.

  • Overnight

    Overnight at Tabin Wildlife Resort.

DAY 2
Lipad Waterfall / Lahad Datu

Breakfast | Lunch
Land Transfer
  • Morning Walk

    Rise early and join an early sighting of Tabin's bird species reaching up to 300 different kinds.

  • Breakfast

    Head back to the lodge and recharge yourself with a hearty breakfast

  • Lipad Waterfall

    Visit Lipad Waterfall by trekking through the lush green rainforest. Soak in the natural pool and enjoy a refreshing shower under the waterfall. Alternatively relax yourself in the surrounding natural vegetation.

  • Return Transfer

    After days filled with Natural wonders, it's time to bid a goodbye and you will be transferred back to your hotel in Lahad Datu or Lahad Datu Airport.

  • End of Tour

Inclusions

Accommodation
1 Night Accommodation
Pick-Up & Drop-Off Service
Return Shuttle Transfer
Food & Drink
Meals as Stated, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Fees & Charges
Entry Permit & Taxes to Conservation Area

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What to Wear

  • Long sleeve shirts
  • Long pants
  • Good trekking shoes with good grip

What to Bring

  • Insect repellent
  • Sun protection (sunblock / hat)
  • Swimwear
  • Torch light
  • Water bottle
  • Personal toiletries
  • Leech socks (available for sale at the resort's shop)

Important Notes

  • This tour package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transportation. Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee. Please inform us when making the bookings.
  • We do not guarantee wildlife sightings.
  • Under the regulation from Malaysia's Ministry of Tourism and Culture, foreign tourists are required to pay a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX) at a flat rate of MYR10 per room per night regardless of the accommodation's star rating and to be paid upon check-in. Malaysians or permanent residents are exempted from the TTX and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in
  • Departure time is approximate and may vary due to traffic condition and hotel distance. Kindly check with the operator as stated on the voucher should you need further assistance.
  • We reserve the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.

Additional Information

  • Please make sure you are holding an air ticket to Lahad Datu.
  • Check-in and check-out times for most hotels and resorts are between 14:00 hrs (2pm) and 12:00 hrs (12pm) respectively. However, it may vary depending on the accommodation. Please kindly check with your respective accommodation for more accurate information.
  • Before booking your flight ticket(s), always check with the airline schedules for the correct flight timings that are most suited to your needs.
  • Though it is never expected, tipping is always appreciated.

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Nora Othman

Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2018 - 09:04 AM

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Date of Travel: 09 Oct 2016