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Sandakan - Gomantong Cave & Kinabatangan River Cruise Tour

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Activity Duration

12 Hours

Nearest City

Sandakan City

Destination

Sandakan / Gomantong Cave / Kinabatangan River

Suitable For

adult / child

Overview

Starting your adventure with this tour will see you on a journey to the Kinabatangan area, Sandakan's prime location for a natural getaway with a spice of adventure. Explore Sabah's most extensive cave system, the Gomantong Caves, and watch bats and swiftlets in flight! If you want to challenge yourself, you can head on to Simud Putih and witness the swiftlets' bird's nest! Stay on the banks of the Kinabatangan River at the Sukau Bilit Rainforest Lodge and go on a river cruise to get a close up look of its many residents, including but not limited to the eagles, hornbills, wildboars, and the endemic Borneon pygmy ekephants and proboscis monkeys.


Tour Highlights

  • Gomantong Caves
  • Kinabatangan River Cruise
  • Wildlife sightings along the Kinabatangan River

General Itinerary

DAY 1
Sandakan / Gomantong Caves / Bilit Rainforest Lodge / Kinabatangan River Cruise

    • Pick up at hotel lobby or Sandakan Airport.

  • Arrive at Gomantong Caves and explore the caves that is home to bats and swiftlets.

  • After Gomantong Caves, make way to Bilit jetty and depart for Bilit Rainforest Lodge.

  • Have a welcome drink upon arrival at the lodge before having lunch.

  • Depart for the Kinabatangan River Cruise in the evening for wildlife sightings.

  • Make way back to respective hotels or Sandakan airport after the tour.

Inclusions

Pick-Up & Drop-Off Service
Land Transportation (Shared)
Food & Drink
Lunch
Fees & Charges
Entrance Fee
Guide
English-Speaking Guide
Activities
River Cruise(s)

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Recommended Attire

  • Comfortable T-Shirt & pants
  • Comfortable walking shoes

Things You Should Bring

  • Light raincoat
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunblock lotion
  • Sunhat
  • Binoculars

Things You Should Know

  • Please make sure you are holding an air ticket to Sandakan.
  • If you are arriving at Sandakan Airport on the day of your tour, the guide will greet and pick you up from the airport with your name on a placard.
  • You will need to stay overnight in Sandakan after the tour has ended as there will be no flights flying out from Sandakan after 9pm. Thus, we suggest you to book your departure flight the day after the tour, if you are returning to Kota Kinabalu.
  • 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.

Important Things to Note

  • 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.
  • 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.

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