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(N)Day 2: Kota Kinabalu
Arrive and transfer to the Hyatt Regency for 4 nights. (N)Day 3: Island visit & zip line experience
Take a short boat ride to the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, where you can take a ride on the Coral Flyer, the world’s longest island-to-island zip line at 250 metres long. In the afternoon, swim, snorkel or relax on the beach. (B, L)Day 4: Kiulu river rafting
Travel to the scenic Kiulu river for an exciting introduction to river rafting. (B, L)Day 5: Cooking class in Kota Kinabalu
This morning you will learn to cook some traditional dishes of Sabah, Borneo in a hands-on cooking class, preparing ingredients you have bought in a nearby market. (B, L)Day 6: Fly to Sandakan • Sepilok
Fly south to Sandakan to visit the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. Afternoon cruise into the jungle down the Kinabatangan river to search for wildlife. Stay 1 night at the Abai Lodge. (B, L, D)Day 7: River cruise to Sukau
Morning boat trip to Pitas lake to spot proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants and birds. Visit a local village for lunch, then cruise up river to Sukau in search of wild orang utans. Overnight stay at the Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. (B, L, D)Days 8-9: Tabin Wildlife Reserve
Drive east and stay 2 nights at the Tabin Wildlife Resort. Excursion at dusk to spot wildlife. The following day cycle to the Lipad ‘mud volcano’, which acts as a mineral salt lick for birds, elephants and Bornean bearded pigs. Afternoon walk along the river to spot Asian small-clawed otters. (B, L, D)Days 10-11: Fly to Kota Kinabalu
Fly to Kota Kinabalu and stay at the Hyatt Regency for 2 nights. The following day is at leisure. (B, L)Days 12-13: Fly home
Take an overnight flight home and arrive the next day. (B)Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Superior tour:
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
The Tabin Wildlife Resort is built along the Lipad river in the thick jungle of the Tabin Wildlife Reserve. Various birds and sometimes small mammals can be sighted quite easily within the resort. A small cafe serves simple western and local dishes. Facilities should be regarded as basic. In the evenings, presentations are sometimes held on Tabin's natural wonders. Features: 20 rooms, cafe, lounge. Room amenities: En suite bathroom, hot water shower, private balcony, ceiling fan.
The Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge is situated 47km from the mouth of the Kinabatangan river in an area of rainforest home to many birds and monkeys. This eco-friendly resort utlilises solar panels for water heating and biodegradable toiletries to minimise its impact on the environment. The lodge's rooms are set in a number of stilited semi-detached bungalows throughout the jungle, connected to the main lodge by a series of walkways. Features: 33 rooms, restaurant/bar, air conditioned TV lounge, terrace. Room amenities: En suite bathroom with hot showers, ceiling fan.
Overlooking coral islands and the South China Sea, the Hyatt Regency Kinabalu offers modern comforts and a choice of local and international cuisine. Rooms are equipped with satellite television, hi-speed broadband internet access and a comfortable workspace. Recreational facilities include spa and gym, swimming pool, golf, tennis, squash and badminton.
The Abai Jungle Lodge is set in the isolated Abai region on the Kinabatangan river and features guestrooms situated in wooden pavilions. The lodge is ecologically conscious and uses rainwater collected in cisterns above the chalets, and low-emission diesel engine generators. Accommodation is basic with no air conditioning, but has clean and comfortable rooms. Features: 26 rooms, restaurant/bar, jungle board walks. Room amenities: Ceiling fan, safe.
Low season from £3195 per person
High season from £3495 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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