Go to the famous Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre where you can witness morning feeding of orangutans in the forest and learn more about these incredible mammals. Then travel to a fisherman village in which you can see on how the locals fish which is they main source of income, From the fisherman village you go on a boat cruise through the mangrove forests and learn more about them. When it gets darker you be able to see fireflies.
Pick up from your hotel in Sandakan at 08:30hrs , drive to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. 1000hrs, witness the morning feeding of in the forest, watch the scheduled video programme about the Orang Utan (25mins) at the Nature Education Centre, pay a visit to the Exhibition Hall. Lunch enroute at SJR. After lunch, visit Sepilok for the second feeding. Late afternoon, we transfer to a fisherman village. Upon arrival at the village, have a simple tea break, short briefing about the village and the fireflies activities. Houses are built on stilts and it is very interesting to walk around the village. Very often, kids will be having their play time at this hour and please feel free to join them in some of the interesting village games. After that, proceed to a boat cruise to learn more about the mangrove forests and a chance to plant trees in the area. While cruising, drop some fish/crab traps along the river and see if we are lucky to get some for the dinner. As it gets darker, we will be able to see the fireflies lighting up the trees around us. The programme will end with a dinner. After dinner, transfer back to your hotel.
Sat, 10 Aug , 08:30 AM
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