Tidigt imorgon så flyger vi från Kota Kinabalu till Sandakan på östra sidan Borneo. Vi har nämligen bokat ett 3 dagars super äventyr och blir upphämtade från flygplatsen!
Det blir tre stora aktiviteter avprickade på en gång - sköldpaddor, djungel samt orangutanger. Men det är inte allt... Därefter så ska vi ned till Mabul jag ska lära mig att DYKA MED TUBER så taggad!!!!
Här är vårt program taget från Borneodreams hemsida:
Turtle Island, Kinabatang river & Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary
Day 1 (Meals: L & D)
8:00hrs - 9:00hrs: You will be collected from your hotel within Sandakan, or at Sandakan Airport (you need to book a flight that arrives at Sandakan Airport before 8:00hrs) and transferred to Sandakan jetty ready for your Turtle Island adventure.
09:30hrs: You will be transferred by boat to Selingan Island locsted in Turtle Island Marine Park. The journey to Turtle Island will take approximately 45 minutes (depending upon sea state). Upon arrival, you will register at the Parks HQ and check into your chalet.
12:00hrs: Enjoy lunch at the cafeteria. The rest of the afternoon is free to explore the island, chill out on the beach or go snorkeling in the sea (snorkel gear is available to rent at Turtle Island).
Early evening: You will have dinner at the cafeteria. After dinner, Rangers will call you to observe turtles laying eggs. Watch the Ranger transfer the eggs to the hatchery and enjoy the opportunity to observe the release of baby turtles to the open sea. You will also be called by the Ranger when there is an opportunity to watch a Turtle nesting (laying eggs).
Overnight on Turtle Island in a twin share room (with ensuite shower room and aircon). Click here to see photos of Turtle Island Resort and the accommodation.
Day 2 (Meals: B, L & D)
07:00hrs: Depart Turtle Island on your boat transfer back to Sandakan. After breakfast, proceed to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center.
10:00hrs: Join the morning feeding session at Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary. The Orangutans feeding time is at 1000 hrs. Orangutan rehabilitation is the primary goal at Sepilok.
11:30hrs - 12:00hrs: After the feeding session at Sepilok, you will go for lunch at a local restaurant in Sepilok area.
13:00hrs: After lunch you will be transferred to the Kinabatangan Nature Lodge which is located in the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary. The journey will take approximately 2 hours, passing by Kota Kinabatangan town and also oil palm plantations. Once you arrive at Kampung Bilit you will then transfer to Kinabatangan Nature Lodge, just a few minutes by boat transfer across the Kinabatangan River. Welcome drinks will be served upon arrival.
15:00hrs: On arrival at the Lodge you will have a welcome briefing which includes an orientation of the Lodge and the surrounding area. Check into your chalet within the Agamid Wing of Kinabatangan Nature Lodge.
16:00hrs: Join the afternoon river cruise to search for wildlife and bird-life along the Kinabatangan river banks.
18:00hrs: Return to the Lodge to freshen up and then enjoy dinner at the Lodge restaurant in the midst of the Kampung Bilit secondary jungle. As an optional extra during your Turtle Island and Kinabatangan River tour you can choose to join a local dance session which is offered as a 30 minute activity after dinner before you join your night trek. The Lodge team will teach a traditional dance from one of the tribes found in Sabah such as Sumazau (a KadazanDusun dance) or daling daling (a Bajau dance). An opportunity for learning more about Borneo’s rich culture and having a bit of fun!
Afterwards, go for a guided night walk behind the Lodge to enjoy the wilderness and watch sleeping birds and nocturnal creatures of the jungle.
Overnight at the Kinabatangan Nature Lodge in a Superior Agamid Chalet (with twin or double bed, ceiling fan and ensuite Shower Room). There is an option to upgrade to a Deluxe Agamid Chalet (with aircon) for a more comfortable nights sleep. Click here to see photos of the accommodation at the Kinabatangan Nature Lodge.
Day 3 (Meals: B)
06:00hrs: Join an early morning Kinabatangan River cruise to see more birds and wildlife.
07:45hrs: Return to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast you will check out of your Chalet.
09:15hrs: You will be transferred to Gomantong Caves, the largest limestone hill and the most important source of edible bird nests in Sabah.
~10:30hrs: Continue your journey back to Sandakan and transfer to either your hotel or Sandakan Airport.