12 Days 11 Nights
When a selected few of the industry key players decided to collaborate and design a tour that covers both parts of West and East Sabah, the idea of “Best of Sabah Escapade” was conceptualized.
The carefully crafted tour was designed to ensure that you get to experience not only the highlights of Sabah but also discovering this gorgeous land through different means of adventure.
We have done the extensive research so you could enjoy and experience the significance of Sabah in just 11 days!
Meet at the airport and transfer to a hotel in KK. Easy ride around the city up to signal hill. Refreshment at the local shop. Welcome dinner
What’s included: Airport pick up, 1-night accommodation in Kota Kinabalu, guided cycling tour, refreshment, welcome dinner.
After breakfast, pick up from hotel and drive about 15 minutes to Dongongon Town. Briefing on do’s and don’ts. This trail is of asphalt road with easy gradual ascent which offers a scenic view of the Kadazan/Dusun tribe countryside and villages. This trail will also introduce you to the second oldest stone build church in Sabah – the Saint Michael Church.
Stop for lunch break.
After lunch, transfer to Kasih Sayang Resort.
Late afternoon transfer to Paragliding starting point for sunset fly.
Return to resort, dinner.
What’s included: Pick up car, transfers as stated above, 1-night accommodation at Kasih Sayang Resort or similar, cycling ride, paragliding, refreshment and snacks, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Breakfast and check out from Kasih Sayang Resort. From the resort take a nice scenic cycling ride to Kiulu passing through paddy fields and countryside. Proceed to pedal until you reach the riverside of Kiulu for a dip and lunch.
Land transfer to Kundasang. Check in to a hotel in Kundasang. Dinner
What’s included: Transfers as stated, 1-night accommodation, breakfast, lunch & dinner, snacks, support vehicle.
After breakfast cycle around the country town of Kundasang towards a Cattle Farm. Cycle back to the hotel to refreshen up and check out. Lunch
Land transfer to Sepilok
What’s included: Morning ride, breakfast, lunch in Kundasang. One night accommodation in Sepilok, Transportation from Kundasang to Sepilok.
Not included: Dinner
Meet and greet with a guide at your accommodation in Sepilok.
Visit Sepilok Orang-Utan Rehabilitation Centre where orphaned and injured Orang-Utan are brought to Sepilok to be rehabilitated befor they return and fend for themselves back to the wild. Sepilok is a primary lowland forest, a fine showcase of Borneo’s remaining rainforest. Witness the feeding of Orang-Utan from a platform in the forest and later watch the 25 minutes scheduled video documentary show.
Proceed to Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSCC) and witness the efforts taken to care and rehabilitate the sunbears before they are being released back to their natural habitat.
Land transfer to jetty before taking the boat transfer to Abai.
Check in at the Kinabatangan Wetland Resort (KWR). Lunch.
Relax before embarking by boat up-river at 1600hrs along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunities to view wildlife and birds along the riverbanks. Search for some of the primates species such as the endemic Proboscis Monkeys as they settle down on treetops.
Return to the lodge for dinner
Optional: Night walk
Overnight at KWR.
What’s included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner, accommodation at KWR, entry fees to Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary and Sepilok Sun Bear Sanctuary. River cruise in the late afternoon (the best time to watch the wildlife by the river bank), and night walk in search of the nocturnal wildlife.
Not included: Camera fees at Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary and Sepilok Sun Bear Sanctuary
After early morning river cruise and breakfast, proceed by boat to Sukau, hop on the bike and cycle to Gomantong Caves which is a cave where the locals collect the birds nests for medicinal purposes.
Land transfer to Lahad Datu.
Simple lunch on the way to Lahad Datu.
Check in to Bike and Tours B&B
What’s included: Breakfast at Kinabatangan Wetland Resort. Lunch and dinner. Morning river cruise. Entry fees to Gomantong Caves. Transfer to Lahad Datu.
Not included: Camera fees at Gomantong Caves.
Transfer from Lahad Datu to Silam Mountain in the morning. Cycle from Silam Mountain to Taliwas. About 30km on sealed and well maintained gravel road. Stop in Taliwas for a dip at the Taliwas River while Bike and Tours Team prepares lunch for you to enjoy by the riverside.
At around 3pm transfer from Taliwas to Danum Valley Field Center (DVFC).
Arrive at DVFC, check in and free and easy.
Dinner at 7pm.
Guided night walk.
What’s included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, accommodation at DVFC, Cycling ride, night walk, snacks and drinks, licensed Guide.
An early start to witness the beauty of the jungle at the tree platform with your guide at 6am. Optional: Pre-arrange for a 4X4 drive to Bukit Atur to view the sunrise from a top of a canopy of trees. Do inform your guide in advance if you are interested in this activity –this optional activity is at your own expense.
Return to the center for breakfast and trek to the Tembaling Waterfall or Burial Cave
Free and easy.
In the late afternoon go for another trekking session to watch the sunset.
Guided night walk.
Optional at your own expense: 4X4 night drive, please inform your guide earlier if you wish to go for the 4X4 night drive.
What’s included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, accommodation at DVFC, Cycling ride, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks during the tour, Guide.
Not included: Night drive and morning sunrise drive to Bukit Atur.
Bid farewell to the rainforest in style. Cycle from DVFC to Taliwas. This is about 43km ride on well-maintained gravel road. The road here would be slightly more challenging with a few uphills compared to the 20km ride to Taliwas a few days ago. Stop at Taliwas for a dip in the river. Land transfer to Lahad Datu for lunch. Overnight in Lahad Datu.
What’s included: Pick up car, breakfast, lunch, dinner, cycling ride, snacks drinks and accommodation in Lahad Datu.
Breakfast and transfer to Semporna. Boat transfer from Semporna to Mataking Island.
What’s included: Pick up car, breakfast, lunch, dinner, boat transfer from Semporna to Mataking Island. Accommodation at Mataking Island, snacks and drinks.
(Snacks and drinks at Mataking are not included)
What’s included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, accommodation at Mataking Island.
(Snacks and drinks at Mataking are not included).
Breakfast. Boat transfer to Semporna and land transfer to Tawau Airport.
What’s included: Breakfast, boat transfer from Mataking to Semporna; land transfer from Semporna to Tawau.
This trip is fully supported, so should you want or need to take a rest, there will be a seat for you and a place to put your bike. Our trips are also designed to allow you the opportunities and time to appreciate the environment, scenery and culture around you.
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