Day 1: Low Land Rainforest
Fly to the east coast of Sabah to Lahad Datu to visit Danum Valley Conservation Area – Sabah’s largest protected area of lowland Dipterocarp forest preserved for conservation, research, education and training. Met upon arrival for your 2.5 hours overland transfer to the Borneo Rainforest Lodge, located beside the Danum River.
The Borneo Eden has over 200 species of trees per hectare, some of which are the oldest and tallest (and most diverse) in the world. A myriad of animal life such as the Orang Utan, silver & red leaf monkey, Asian elephants, tarsiers, slow loris are found in this pristine jungle.
After lunch trek through the nearby trails for an opportunity to observe some of the 124 species of mammals, 72 reptiles, 56 amphibians and over 325 species of birds living in this fascinating world of tropical rainforest (nature permitting). At night, enjoy a night drive in an open air jeep in search of nocturnal animals. LD
Day 2: Coffin Cliff & Jacuzzis
Trek up Coffin Cliff to visit the ancient burial site, where wooden coffins are wedged along the cliff side before proceeding to the “View Point” for a bird’s eye view of the area. Descend to the “Jacuzzi Pool” for a refreshing dip. Free at leisure in the afternoon. After dinner, enjoy a night walk (weather permitting). BLD
Day 3: Lahad Datu
Free at leisure to do your own birdwatching on the Canopy walkway or join a guided walk along the Hornbill / Segama trail. After lunch, check out and depart for Lahad Datu airport to catch your flight back to Kota Kinabalu. BL