3D2N - Exploring Danum Valley

Tour code: WB26

 
Tabin Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Monkey

Danum Valley is a conservation area covering approximately 438 squalre kilometres. It has an extensive diversity of tropical flora and fauna including over 270 bird species, the rare East Sumatran Rhinoceros, Bornean orangutans, gibbons, mousedeer and clouded leopards. There is plent for visitors to do here - jungle trekking, bird watching and night jungle tours.

The closest town to the valley is Lahad Datu and the drive to Danum valley takes approximately 2 hours mainly over logging roads.

Travel Advisory

Flight Arrangements
Please note that this schedule may be subject to change based on your flight arrangements. If you have not made any flight arrangements please contact our friendly reservations team. However if you have already booked your flights please advise us of your flight details including the date and time of departure and your flight number.To help you with your booking we have provided a list of possible flight options below that may fit your itinerary:

  • Kota Kinabalu to Lahad Datu - Malaysia Airlines (flight MH3010) (ETD: 6:25)
  • Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu - Malaysia Airlines (flight MH3023) (ETD: 17:25)

  • Day #1 - The adventure begins!

     
    7:30

    Pickup from Lahad Datu and, after a short briefing, depart by road to Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge.

    12:00

    Arrival and check-in at Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge. Lunch.

    14:30

    Slide presentation about Danum Valley at the lodge's Conference Room.

    15:00

    Take an afternoon trek along a number of nature trails and get acquainted with the forest. Includes a short jaunt on a tree-top canopy walk which is approximately 300 metres long and 26 metres at its highest point.

    19:00

    Dinner.

    20:30

    Nightime drive in an open-top vehicle in search of nocturnal wildlife.

     Lunch and dinner

  • Day #2 - Exploring Danum Valley

     
    7:00

    Breakfast.

    8:30

    Trek along the Kadazan-Dusun burial  trail to Coffin Cliff then continue your journey to the View Point. After that descend to the Jacuzzi Pools for a refreshing dip before heading back to the lodge.

    12:00

    Lunch back at the lodge.

    14:00

    In the early afternoon take a river-side trek and explore the jungle even further.

    19:00

    After dinner, take a night walk as you continue your quest to search out more of the nocturnal wildlife of Danum Valley.

     Breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Lahad Datu

    Day #3 - Lahad Datu

     
    7:00

    Breakfast.

    8:00

    Optional - Water Tubing on the Danum River.

    12:00

    Lunch.

    13:30

    Check-out and depart for Lahad Datu.

    16:00

    Arrive in Lahad Datu.

     Breakfast and lunch

 Included in the tour
  • Accommodation

    2 x nights stay at Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge.

  • English-speaking guide
     
  • Entrance fees
     
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
     
  • Transportation

    Includes all overland and boat transfers.

 NOT included in the tour
  • Airfare, taxes and insurance

    Airfare must be arranged separately either on your own or through one of our friendly service staff.

  • Camera and video fees
     
 What to bring along with you ...
  • Clothing and gear

    We recommend wearing short pants and t-shirts to keep cool. Make sure you have comfortable walking shoes. We highly recommend that you use water-proof / resistant backpacks or bags to help keep your belongings dry. This is even more so if you are carrying electronic equipment and cameras.

  • Insect repellent
     
  • Insect repellent
     
  • Personal amenities

    Sun block, hat, sunglasses, flash light and binoculars.

 Other important things you should know!
  • Tour Details

    3 days 2 nights

  • Departure Schedule

    7:30 (Lahad Datu)