Day 1: Begin of Tour Lahad Datu (Sabah) - Tabin (L/D)
Verditer flycatcherUpon arrival at Lahad Datu airport meeting service and transfer to Tabin Wildlife Reserve. Arrive in Tabin 1 hrs later. Check-in at the Lodge. The lodge has 20 Bungalows, all equipped with private bathrooms (warm and cold water) and ceiling fan. Enjoy the view of Lipad river from the balcony. Lunch at the lodge. Explore the surroundings of the lodge and search for some of the animals of the reserve. Return to the lodge for dinner. Many different animals can be seen after nightfall. Overnight at Tabin.
Day 2: Tabin (B/L/D)
Lipad WaterfallBreakfast at the lodge. Start the program with a with a drive on the search for wildlife and walk to the Lipad waterfall. Return to the lodge for lunch. You will leave for your overnight trip to the mud volcano in the afternoon. The hike trough the rainforest will take approximately 20 minutes until you reach the clearing. The spot is known to be often frequented by deer, wild boars, elephants and birds. Their footprints can be seen in the mud. The guide will set up camp at the foot of the obsrvation platform were you will spend the night. Keep in mind to stay quiet to increase your chance to see the animals. They might visit the volcano during dusk and dawn.
Day 3: Tabin (B/L/D)
Clouded LeopardReturn to the lodge after a simple breakfast. Spend the morning searching for more wildlife or relax at the lodge. Lunch at the restaurant. Different animal species can be seen during the day, at dusk or at night. Dinner and overnight at the loge.
Day 4: Tabin - End of Tour Lahad Datu (Sabah) (B/L)
Macaque, BorneoBreakfast at the lodge. Go for a walk to the riverside or to the rock pool in the morning. Meet an otter family or the group of macaques near the pool. Find your own adventure. Depart for airport after lunch.
Hotels, Rates & Information
Hotels for this Tour(Changing the hotels according to your wishes is no problem!)
|Tabin||Tabin Wildlife Reserve Lodge|
|Rate per person||
Based on individual private tour, min. 2 travellers in double/twin room
Changing or adapting this tour to match your personal needs, interests and wishes is, as always, possible. Please contact us! Group rates (closed groups only, min. 4 Pax) on request.
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Information, Services, Remarks
Lahad Datu (Sabah) / Lahad Datu (Sabah)
- Hotel/Airport Transfers:
Transfers are inclusive from and to above mentioned airports and hotels of the immediate area.
- Services (included):
English speaking guide
Air-conditioned car with driver
2x Tabin Wildlife Resort, Chalet
1x Aussichtsplattform, Camp
Transfers, Entrance fees as per itinerary
Meal Plan as stated:
3x Breakfast 4x Lunch/Lunchbox 3x Dinner
- Not included
Additional services (marked 'optional' above)
Programme not mentioned above
- Best Season(s):
April - October
- Important Remarks:
Min. 2 Persons. Single traveller rates on request.
- Find a list of all bird species at Tabin.
Please pay attention to the Travel Information provided.
When travelling islamic countries there can be interference during the month of Ramadan, other high holidays and fridays.
Volcanism: The Sunda Islands and the Sunda Archipelago are of volcanic orgin and show high volcanic activity. Accrodingly it may be possible that tours, routings and activities (especially those involving or near volcanoes) need to be altered in case of high activity or order by the government.
During the dry season severe haze caused by wood fires in Borneo and Sumatra can possibly affect this region. Please keep yourself updated using the ASEAN Regional Haze Situation Center.