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Malaysia Birding Tour in Danum Valley, Sabah - 5 Days

Malaysia Birding Tour in Danum Valley, Sabah
9695

Malaysia Birdwatching Tour in Danum Valley

This 4-day Malaysia Birding Tour in Danum Valley, Sabah is leisurely-paced and available on request. From your base at the tranquil Borneo Rainforest Lodge, you can enjoy the unique sights and sounds of the Danum Valley Conservation Area, the oldest rainforest in Borneo, and explore 43,800 hectares of pristine and undisturbed tropical flora and fauna.

The lowland dipterocarp rainforest of Danum Valley has recorded more than 340 species of resident and migratory birds, including several that are endemic to Borneo. On your Malaysia birding adventure you can expect to see Argus and Bulwer's Pheasants, Bornean Bristleheads, Asian Paradise Flycatchers, Bornean Ground Cuckoos, Bornean and Black-throated Wren-Babblers, Dusky Munias and seven species of Pitta, including the rare Giant Pitta. Danum Valley is also home to all eight species of Bornean Hornbills, most notably the magnificent Rhinoceros Hornbill, the national bird of Malaysia.

Your itinerary includes a full agenda of Malaysia birding trips to the prime locations to observe specific species and behaviour. This includes night walks to experience the nocturnal activities of birds in the rainforest. Our guides are all ornithology specialists and can advise on how to find particular birds on your list, as well as insight into conservation work to protect the biodiversity of this fragile ecosystem.

You will also have the opportunity to observe some of the 120 mammal species in the region, including Western Tarsiers, Pygmy Elephants, Orang-utans, Clouded Leopards, Bornean Gibbons, Red Leaf Monkeys, Macaques, Bearded Pigs, Slow Lorises, Giant Red Flying Squirrels and Sun Bears. There also 72 types of reptile and 56 amphibian species, as well a staggering 200 types of plant per hectare.

Highlights of this Malaysia Birding Tour in Danum Valley include:

  • The chance to observe 340 resident and migrant types of bird, including species endemic to Borneo
  • Enjoy the varied wildlife in Danum Valley with a huge number of mammals, reptiles, amphibians and insects
  • Full agenda of tours to visit the prime spots for Malaysia birding
  • Night walks to enjoy the nocturnal birdlife of the rainforest
  • Relaxing in comfort in the award-winning Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Like the look of this tour but would like to stay see more of Sabah's unique wildlife, check out our 5-day Borneo Jungle Adventure Trekking Holiday

Alternative Tour Name: Birdwatching in Danum Valley Conservation Area 5D4N Package
Day 1
Day 1 - Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Meet and greet at Lahad Datu Airport. Scheduled transfer to Borneo Rainforest Lodge. Introduction trail : Guided trek on Nature Trail and Canopy Walkway. The lowland dipterocarp forest of Danum Valley is home to several species of birds that are endemic to Borneo. These include the Bornean Bristlehead, Bornean Ground-Cuckoo, Bornean Wren-Babbler, Black-Throated Wren-Babbler

and Dusky Munia, just to name a few. It is also home to all eight species of the Bornean Hornbills and six species of Pitta, including the impressive Giant Pitta. Danum Valley is indeed a birdwatcher’s paradise! Safari Night Drive after dinner.

Overnight Borneo Rainforest Lodge - Standard Room

Meals : Lunch and Dinner

Day 2
Day 2 - Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Meet with your guide and depart for birdwatching trek. Danum Valley Conservation Area has been recognized by Malaysia Nature Society and the Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia as an Important Bird Area (IBA Code : MY 24 – Danum Valley Conservation Area ). These IBAs are sites of international importance for conserving birds and other biodiversity. All wildlife and plants are protected within this area. Buffet lunch. Meet with your guide and depart for birdwatching trek. Dinner. Night Walk after dinner (guided).

Overnight Borneo Rainforest Lodge - Standard Room

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3
Day 3 - Borneo Rainforest Lodge

An early morning breakfast before goes for birdwatching trek. Meet with your guide and depart for birdwatching trek. Buffet lunch. Meet with your guide and depart for birdwatching trek. Dinner. Night Walk after dinner (guided).

Overnight Borneo Rainforest Lodge - Standard Room

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4
Day 4 - Borneo Rainforest Lodge

An early morning breakfast before birdwatching trek. Meet with your guide and depart for birdwatching trek. Take a break by the natural pool for a refreshing dip before lunch. Buffet lunch. Meet with your guide and depart for birdwatching trek. Dinner. Optional tour or free at leisure.

Overnight Borneo Rainforest Lodge - Standard Room

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5
Day 5 - Check Out

Free and leisure until the airport transfer.

Meals : Breakfast and Lunch

Western Tarsier, Pygmy Elephant, Orangutan, Bornean Gibbon, Red leaves monkey, Macaques, Rhinoceros Hornbill, Great Argus, Bornean Bristlehead, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Clouded leopard Bearded pig, Colugo, Borneo Tarantula, Borneo Horned Frog, Water Monitor Lizard, Giant Gecko, Samba Dear, Red Flying Squirrel, Buffy Fish Owl, Marbled cat, Crested fireback, Malay Sun Bear, Tiger Leech, Pill Millipede, Wallace’s Flying Frog, Brooke’s butterfly, Rhino Beetles, Banded Linsang, Slow Loris

What is included?

  • Scheduled return transfers - Lahad Datu airport / Lodge / Lahad Datu airport
  • Meals : 4 breakfast, 5 Lunch and 4 Dinner
  • Room : Standard Jungle View Room with Ceiling Fan
  • Private guided jungle activities with specialized birding guide except for night drive mix with guests

What is not included?

  • Any items not stated in the itinerary

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Why book with Borneo Nature Tours Sdn. Bhd.?

Borneo Nature Tours is a specialist nature and adventure tour operator based in Sabah, Malaysia offering Borneo wildlife tours and adventure treks.As one of Malaysia’s Borneo referred Nature and Adventure Tour Operator, we are proud to have an aspiring team which aims to exceed our client’s wildlife expectation in service delivery, product innovation and professionalism to make each and every stay in Sabah a truly unique and memorable experience.

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MYR9,695 / per person
This tour is operated by: Borneo Nature Tours

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Tour Facts

  • Danum Valley Sabah, Malaysia Borneo
  • On Request
  • Private Tour
  • Birds
  • Maximum 6 pax
  • 5 Days
  • March to October
  • 6 years old – accompanied by parents
  • Leisurely
  • English
  • Lahad Datu Airport, LDU
  • Lahad Datu Airport, LDU