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MY/SDK/PHOTO | 3 Night(s) Package

3 Nights *All Inclusive* Travel Photography - Sandakan Nature and Wildlife (Departs: 15Oct)


4 day, 3 night night wildlife tour of Sepilok & Kinabatangan and Libaran Island. Join us and get lost in the fine details! Learn to capture detailed and sharp macro photos with veteran photographer Jensen Chua. Group size is kept small and tour is designed to create a nature photography experience.

Inclusion


*** GROUP OF 8 - LIMITED SEATS LEFT (Departs: 15Oct'17 only) ***
~ Return economy airfare to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur on Malaysian Airlines (Including all applicable airport taxes).
~ Professional Photographer - Jensen Chua *Canon Council Member
~ Private transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary
~ All meals inclusive as per itinerary in local restuarant.
~ 3 nights accommodation as below:-
* Nature Lodge Sepilok in a air-conditioned room with private facilities.
* Nature Lodge Kinabatangan in a air-conditioned room with private faciltiies.
* Walai Penyu Libaran in a tent (glamping)
~ Bottled drinking water throughout the journey

*** ITINERARY (SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE) ***

As a small group, we maintain the flexibility to adapt to changing conditions in a way that maximizes the photo opportunities – we'll depart early in the morning to chase the best light, remain at a site of specific photographic interest to fully explore the potential, or move to a new destination when desired. Our naturalist and experienced photographer will be at hand to answer your questions, provide tips and techniques, and to help you better understand and photograph this amazing region of the world.

DAY 1 (15Oct) - SINGAPORE - SANDAKAN VIA KUALA LUMPUR
Singapore - Kuala Lumpur / MH604 / 0800 - 0900HRS
Kuala Lumpur - Sandakan / MH2710 / 1035-1320HRS
On arrival, our local representative meets you at Sandakan and accompanies you for a quick lunch before proceeding to the hotel for check in. Re-gather for a short briefing by our photographer guide before we head for dinner follow by an adventure night walk in the jungle to enjoy the wilderness and watch sleeping birds and nocturnal creatures of the jungle.

Overnight: Nature Lodge Sepilok

DAY 2 (16Oct) - SANDAKAN - KINABATAGAN
After breakfast, we shall be visiting Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabitation Center where captive orangutans are reintroduced into the wild. You will be able to observe them at their feeding stations in the rainforest and at the nursery (if open). Watch the feeding session at 10.00 hours. Then proceed to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC). This centre rescues captured sun bears and is involved in sun bear conservation, welfare rehabilitation and education. Over 30 sun bears live at the centre in the bear house and outdoor enclosures.

Lunch will be served in a local restaurant before you are transferred to Nature Lodge Kinabatagan (Approx 2 hours drive). On arrival at Kampung Bilit Jetty, we will take a 3 mins boat to our hotel tonight.

In the late afternoon, we will go on a cruise in search of proboscis monkeys, birds, reptiles and other wildlife. As night falls, witness the glittering of fireflies on the mangrove trees. Return to the lodge for dinner.

After dinner, go on a guided night walk around the nature lodge rainforest trails and hunt for nocturnal insects, birds and wildlife.

Overnight: Nature Lodge Kinabatagan

DAY 3 (17Oct) - KINABATAGAN - LIBARAN ISLAND
After an early breakfast, we will head back to Sandakan (Approx 2 hours) for our boat ride along the Sulu Sea to Libaran Island (Approx 45mins). Upon arrival, check in and take a short rest before we gather for lunch.
After lunch, a visit to the hatchery site where our guide will share information on the collaboration work of turtle conservation set up by Walai Penyu Resort and Sabah Wildlife Department. Thereafter visit the one and only village on the island and observe their daily routine. Other than making boats or fishing, they also work closely with Walai Penyu Resort in maintaining the cleanliness of the island's beach. You will be treated to a coconut drink at the end of your visit before returning to the resort.

After dinner, you will have the chance to release baby turtles. The rest of the evening is free and easy and also waiting for the moment until the ranger signals for turtle sighting. ** Even though record shows turtles come to Libaran Island, sighting is not guarantee.

Overnight - Walai Penyu Libaran (glamping style - 2 persons per tent)

DAY 4 (18Oct) - LIBARAN ISLAND - SANDAKAN - SINGAPORE VIA KUALA LUMPUR
Wake up with a breakfast prepared for you before checking out and your transfer back to Sandakan Yacht Club. You will be transferred to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary for 11.30am feeding time. The Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary offers another perfect Proboscis monkeys observation spot for you to take a closer look at these very special monkeys if we didnt manage to see them in the wild during the last few days.
Lunch will be served at the Sanctuary's restaurant before we head to the airport for your departure flights.
Sandakan - Kuala Lumpur / MH2711 / 1740-2025HRS
Kuala Lumpur – Singapore / MH609 / 2305-0005HRS

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
Not applicable


Important Notes


~ Valid for travel on date/flight shown only (15Oct - 18Oct'17).
~ Minimum group size: 8 adults
~ Anyone who loves photography is welcomed to join the group, whatever your level of experience.
~ A deposit of S$400 is required at time of booking. Deposit is refundable in the event if the group is not form. Once the group is form, full payment is required and it is non refundable in the event of cancellation.
~ Please be aware that itinerary will be subjected to change according to weather. Spontaneous encounters and varying light conditions create different photography opportunities every time.
~ Strict cancellation fee will applies once booking is confirmed.
~ Price excludes tips for guide and driver, alcoholic drinks and expenditure of personal expenses.
~ Price includes airport taxes, security tax and other applicable surcharges.
~ Payment may be made in Singapore Dollars by cash, NETS, cheques and credit cards.
~ Due to fluctuation on currency exchange and changes on airfare, prices are subject to change without prior notice.


Surcharges (Airlines / Hotels)


Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package.
~ To be advised

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Room Type 3 Nights *All Inclusive* Travel Photography - Sandakan Nature and Wildlife (Departs: 15Oct)
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2017-10-15 ~ 2017-10-18
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Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
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