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Sabah - Borneo
Renowned of being one of Malaysia’s most prolific Eco Tourism Destinations Sabah is much sought-after destination for those looking to immerse themselves in nature. With a multitude of stunning locations to visit and wide variety of activities to do, anyone who visits Sabah will find something that will be truly unforgettable. The most notable hotspot is Mt. Kinabalu a popular destination for travelers who enjoy a challenging hike and stunning views, besides this there are many nature conservation areas to visit such as Danum Valley where guests can do all sorts of nature walk, camping, multidays trekking. Looking for the ocean? There are also many coastal hotspots which are perfect for snorkeling, diving and more. The fun doesn’t stop there, Sabah’s tourism board is also focused on preserving the environment they are promoting and for those travelers who are keen to learn and help there are Educational/Volunteer Tourism programs to join, a great way to both enjoy and learn about the stunning areas and help to make sure it stays stunning for years to come.
With over 560 Km, the Kinabatangan river is the second longest river Malaysia, offering one of the World richest and unique ecosystems, making it the easiest accessible place for wildlife sighting probably around the World. A boat safari along the riverbanks of this mighty river at dusk or dawn, will give you the opportunity to enjoy the sight of wildlife during their “breakfast” or “supper” time. Proboscis Monkey, Crocodiles, a large variety of tropical birds, including 8 different species of Hornbills and the endemic Pigmy Elephants are more likely to be seen. A perfect place for family, adults with no age limit or student travelling on budget.
Famous for the Orang Utan Rehabilitation centre, established in 1964, Sepilok is located in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, a mixed dipterocarp forest, natural home to the Orang Utan. Sepilok, is one of the locations where the sight of the ape can be guaranteed daily, especially if assisting at one of the two feeding session (one in the morning and one in the afternoon). A wide range of jungle lodges are available in the area, from lodges suitable for family with large rooms, to hostel beds for people travelling on budget.