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3D/2N Tabin Wildlife and Tropical Rainforest Experience (ex-Lahad Datu)

Tour Code: EB-LD04

Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights

Minimum Participants: 2


Day 1

  • You will be picked up in the east coast town of Lahad Datu and transferred by road to Tabin Wildlife Reserve (1:30 hrs).

  • Check into an attractive timber lodge at Tabin Wildlife Resort, which comes complete with private balcony, ceiling fan and hot water shower, a welcome luxury in the forest.

  • Nestled within the rainforest beside the Lipad river, this lovely setting is home to a surprising variety of birds, insects and small mammals, even right beside the buildings of the resort.

  • Discover the rich variety of jungle herbs, some endemic, used for generations by local folks for the treatment of various ailments.

  • In the afternoon, visit the Lipad mud volcano which provides a mineral salt lick for wildlife.

  • After trekking through the rainforest for 20 minutes, arrive at the elevated bare area of the mud volcano which is frequented by wildlife and birds.

  • Try to identify the multitude of animal footprints here.

  • Climb the observation tower and admire the contrasting landscape of the bare mud volcano and its surrounding thick forest, where birds are commonly sighted.

  • After dinner, enjoy a slide presentation on Tabinís natural wonders, followed by a trip to look out for nocturnal wildlife and birds.

  • Remember to look up at the clear, dark sky of Tabin, identify the constellations above you and make a wish or two.

  • Overnight at Tabin Wildlife Resort.

(Lunch & Dinner)


Day 2

  • You may opt to join the early morning bird walk to discover some of Tabinís rich collection of almost 300 bird species.
  • After breakfast, trek through the lush green rainforest known for its rich diversity of plants and animal species to visit Lipad Waterfall.
  • Take a dip in the natural pool and enjoy a natural and refreshing shower under the waterfall.
  • Alternatively explore the surrounding vegetation or just relax.
  • In the afternoon you may wish to try out the Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak made with a natural blend of herbs, to relax tired muscles after long jungle treks.

  • Overnight at Tabin Wildlife Resort.

(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)


Day 3

  • After breakfast, stroll to the nearby rock pool or river side where groups of macaques and other small mammals can sometimes be seen.
  • Choose to take a dip in the river or simply listen to the sound of nature before saying good bye to Tabin.
  • Depart Tabin Wildlife Resort to Lahad Datu airport/town.
  • End of tour.

(Breakfast and Lunch)

NOTE: Activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations.

Package includes: Scheduled return transfer Lahad Datu/Tabin/Lahad Datu, accommodation, meals as stated, guided tours and activities.


Things You Should Bring

Insect repellent, long sleeve shirts & long pants, raincoat, sun hat, swim wear, comfortable trekking shoes, torch light, water bottle & personal toiletries. Leech socks are available for sale at the resortís shop.

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BKI-LDU MH 3010 0700 /0755
LDU-BKI MH 3023 1725/1820

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