Home » Orangutan and Sandakan City
Tour Code: OV-NS6
Minimum Travellers: 2 Pax
Tour duration: 1 Day
Activity Level: Light
Sepilok orangutan Rehabilitation Centre (SORC) main objective is to rehabilitate orphan orangutans that was rescued from captivity. Along with the newly opened Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre an equally popular spot, with the same objective that is to help rehabilitate the Bornean sun bears. The sun bears are active and playful mostly during the day, these bears do not hibernate, they would climb trees and extract honey from beehives, conferring them with the alternative name of ‘honey bear’.
After lunch, continue with Sandakan city tour. Visit to the Sandakan Memorial Park, the site of the original Sandakan prisoner of War camp. Proceed to the Puu Jih Shih Temple located on the steep hill. from here you can have a magnificent view of Sandakan Bay and the town center. Then continue to the one of the oldest church in Sabah, St Michael’s Church. Drive to Central Market where you can see the local produce and fresh food being sold. Next, a visit to Agnes Keith House to learn about the during colonial era. Stop at the nearby English Tea House where you may have another spectacular view of Sandakan city. Here, you may have your own choices of refreshment (own account). After tours, transfer back to Sandakan airport or your respective hotel.
Make sure you are holding air ticket to Sandakan.
Morning : BKI/SDK by MH2042 0700-0740hrs or AK6092 0635-0720hrs
Evening : SDK/BKI by MH3094 1835-1930hrs or AK6499 1820-1910hrs
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