Malaysia Orangutan

Attraction

Orang-utan Encounter

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Sepilok, is a reserve of 4,530 acrescof lowland primary rainforest and mangrove was set up in 1964 to protect the orang-utan - "The Wild Man of Borneo" or Pongo Pygmaeus from extinction. Sepilok is an old forest reserve, where orphaned or captured orang-utans are rehabilitated, protected and eventually returned back to the wild. Since the establishment of Sepilok more than 100 orang-utans has been rehabilitated into the wild to mother nature. To get more acquainted with the orang-Utan, you'll have an opportunity to witness the feeding of the young orphaned. After the feeding, proceed to the historic town of Sandakan for your lunch. After lunch, continue your trip to Sim-Sim water village, the oldest water village in Sabah built on stilts on water. A wooden bridge for walkway connects from one house to another house. The friendly villagers living in this water village will give you good memories to take home. Proceed to Puh Jih Shih temple, which gives you a panoramic view of Sandakan bay. Depart for Kota Kinabalu by flight in the evening.

Tour Includes:

  • Transfers in Kota Kinabalu & Sandakan
  • Tour as specified in the itinerary with English speaking guide in Sandakan
  • Sepilok Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre entrance fee and lunch in Sandakan

Tour Excludes:

  • Airfare and Airport tax
  • Camera / home video camera fees at Sepilok @ RM10.00nett per unit
  • Beverages during lunch