3 Days 2 Nights Tabin Wildlife Safari
Get ready for 3 Days 2 Nights of adventure up-close with nature on Tabin Wildlife Safari. This nature tour takes you off the beaten path into Tabin Wildlife Reserve where you see Borneo wildlife in their natural environment.
Day 1 of Tabin Wildlife Safari
Your Tabin Wildife Safari starts with a pick-up in the town of Lahad Datu and transfer by road to Tabin Wildlife Reserve. Estimated time of arrival to Tabin is 1.30pm.
Check into an attractive timber lodge at Tabin Wildlife Resort, which comes complete with private balcony, air conditioner, ceiling fan and hot water shower, a luxury in the rainforest of Sabah Borneo.
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 right beside your lodge. Discover the rich variety of jungle herbs, many are endemic to this region, and are used by local folks for generations for the treatment of various ailments.
Visit to Trogon Hall gallery for information about the conservation of Tabin Wildlife Reserve and briefing on birds, insects and animals that is found in this area. (For guest check in before 11:00am)
On The Elephant Trail In The Afternoon
In the afternoon, trekking from the Elephant trail to the active Lipad mud volcano which provides a mineral salt lick for wildlife, arrive at the elevated bare area of the mud volcano which is frequented by wildlife and birds. Climb the observation tower and admire the contrasting landscape of the bare mud volcano and its surrounding thick forest, where birds are commonly sighted. The multitude of animal footprints here shows just how close you are to nature in the Tabin Wildlife Reserve.
The adventurous can try the effects of the volcanic mud, said to be responsible for a fine complexion. Trek from the mud volcano back to the main road.
After dinner, enjoy a CD/Slide presentation on Tabin’s natural wonders, followed by a night safari to look out for nocturnal wildlife and birds.
Gaze up to into the night sky as the constellations reveal themselves in the clear, dark sky of Tabin. See how bright the night sky shines when you are in the middle of the Borneo wildlife reserve.
Lunch and Dinner is provided in Day 1.
Day 2 of Tabin Wildlife Safari
Join the early morning bird walk to discover some of Tabin’s rich collection of almost 300 bird species. After breakfast, a drive to the core area stop over and climb up the birds watching tower continue along the way guide will show and explained to you the Orang Utan Release Center before trekking 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, try out the Tabin Rainforest Foot Soak made with a natural blend of herbs, to relax tired muscles after long jungle treks. In the evening, a dusk drive to look out for more nocturnal wildlife & birds coming out to look for food during this time of the day.
After dinner, go for a night walk along the trail nearby the resort in search of sleeping birds, frog and nocturnal wildlife.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is provided in Day 2.
Day 3 of Tabin Wildlife Safari
After breakfast, free and easy until your check out. Lunch will also be provided.
You may opt to take up a dawn drive or jungle walk to look out for wildlife that is active at this time of the day. These activities are not included in package – RM80.00 per person (Dawn drive), RM50.00 per person (Jungle walk).
- Binoculars or Telescope
- Raincoat, long sleeve shirts & long pants
- Insect repellent
- Torch light or headlamp
- Toiletries, towel and others items of personal use
- Refillable water bottle
- Comfortable trekking shoes
- Leech socks are available for sale at the resort’s shop
*Rate above is quoted in MYR (Ringgit Malaysia) and does not include the Goods and Service Tax of 6% (GST). Tax will be implemented in the official issued tax invoice.