3D2N Danum Valley Package, Sabah, Malaysia

BNT-3D2N-STA/DEL

MYR 3,460.00
(Including tax)

Spend two nights at Borneo Rainforest Lodge located in the midst of Danum Valley Conservation Area. Borneo Rainforest Lodge offers very comfortable accommodation and is located in ancient, protected, rainforest providing opportunities to spot some amazing wildlife during guided treks from the Lodge. The canopy walkway near the Lodge offers awesome views across the rainforest canopy. Being the only Lodge located in Danum Valley Conservation Area provides for a fairly exclusive experience.

3D2N Danum Valley Package, Sabah, Malaysia

The Award Winning Borneo Rainforest Lodge is nestled in a magnificent setting alongside the Danum River flowing through Sabah's largest area of protected Lowland Rainforest - Danum Valley Conservation Area. Danum Valley Conservation Area is the largest protected area of lowland dipterocarp rainforest in Sabah, covering 43800 hectares of pristine, and undisturbed, tropical flora and fauna located in the eastern part of Sabah.

Danum Valley is renowned for its rich variety of both plants and wildlife. Borneo's mammals found here include such extremely rare, and endangered, species as the Sumatran Rhino, Benteng Elephant, Clouded Leopard, Bornean Gibbon, and Leaf Monkey. This pristine rainforest is also home to more than 340 species of Birds, 124 species of Mammals, 72 species of Reptiles, 56 species of Amphibians and a staggering 200 species of plants per hectare.

Explore the splendour that is 3D2N Danum Valley Package, Sabah, Malaysia

Borneo Rainforest Lodge is home to 31 individual chalets with fans and en-suite bathrooms, accommodating up to only 60 guests on any one day and on a full-board basis. All the Chalets at Borneo Rainforest Lodge are installed with ceiling fans instead of air conditioning units (for environmental reasons). The Standard Chalets offer views of the Jungle and have an outdoor deck area. The Deluxe Chalets come with outdoor tub and balcony or deck area.

A visit to Danum Valley works really well when combined with a 3D2N Kinabatangan River Trip - so you spend three days in wildlife spotting in ancient rainforest in Danum Valley followed by two nights at the Kinabatangan River to maximise your wildlife encounters via river cruises.

Trip Itinerary - 3D2N Danum Valley Package, Sabah, Malaysia

DAY 1

07:55 - Meet & greet at Lahad Datu Airport upon arrival (the recommended arrival flight to meet the scheduled transfer is BKI-LDU Flight MH3010 / 0700), or pick up from hotel within Lahad Datu, and proceed to Borneo Nature Tours office for registration & briefing.

09:30 – Depart for your 2 and a half hours overland journey on gravel road to Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge. Danum Valley is located 80km from Lahad Datu. The journey starts with the first 15km being the main Lahad Datu-Tawau road. The rest of the ride is on an unsealed private logging road.

12:00 – Arrive & check in at Borneo Rainforest Lodge. Time for lunch.

14:30 - Slide presentation in the Conference Room.

15:00 – Afternoon Trek: Introduction to the forest through “Nature Trails” and the tree top “Canopy Walkway”. The Canopy Walkway is 300m in length and 26m at the highest point, for a close-up observation of the rainforest.

19:00 – Dinner at the Lodge.

20:30 – Night Drive in an open-top vehicle in search of nocturnal animal.

Overnight at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.

DAY 2

07:00 – Breakfast at the Lodge.

09:00 – Morning Jungle Trek: Trek to the Kadazandusun burial site – “Coffin Cliff” - before proceeding to “View Point” for a bird’s eye view of the area. Descend to the “Jacuzzi Pool” for a refreshing dip.

12:30 - Lunch at the Lodge.

15:00 – Afternoon Jungle Trek or go for a relaxing session of ‘tubing’ down the Danum River.

19:00 – Dinner at the Lodge.

20:30 – Night Walk in search of nocturnal animals.

Overnight at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.

DAY 3

07:00 – Breakfast at the Lodge.

Guests at own leisure - free and easy to relax at the Lodge.

12:00 – Lunch at the Lodge.

13:30 – Check out & depart for Lahad Datu airport (2 and a half hours drive). The recommended departure flight, to best fit in with the scheduled transfer, is LHD – BKI MH3023 / 1725hrs.

Trip Pre-requisites - 3D2N Danum Valley Package, Sabah, Malaysia

There are no specific pre-requisites for joining the 3D2N Danum Valley Package, however we recommend you are average fitness or above and comfortable at trekking for a couple of hours in tropical conditions. You will be asked to complete a liability form on arrival at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.

Trip Inclusions

Return land transfers from Lahad Datu to Borneo Rainforest Lodge, meals as mentioned, 2 night accommodation in Borneo Rainforest Lodge, activities as per the itinerary, English Speaking licensed Nature Guide.

Trip Exclusions

Non-scheduled transfers are at additional surcharge, items not mentioned above.

Recommended Packing List For The Trip

Binoculars, insect repellent, long sleeve shirts & long pants, raincoat, sun hat, swim wear, comfortable trekking shoes, torch light, water bottle & personal toiletries and leech socks.

Notes - 3D2N Danum Valley Package, Sabah, Malaysia

Leeches are plenty on all trails. It is recommended you use leech socks when trekking.

Prices are valid for trips up from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018. For trip enquiries after this date please contact us for a quote.

Great place to see wildlife, highlight of my trip! Booking with Borneo Dream was straightforward and the prices were exactly as advertised, would recommend.

Magic! Go there!
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