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Activity Description

Crave for an adventurous jungle trekking experience far from the city life? Maliau Basin, nicknamed "Sabah's Lost World" is your answer. Bounded by a formidable escarpment reaching over 1,675m above sea level, the almost circular Basin, one of Malaysia’s finest remaining wilderness areas, encompasses 390 km² of pristine forest, a virtually self-contained ecosystem, never permanently inhabited and with large areas still remaining to be explored and documented.The whole Basin is a single huge water catchment, drained by only one river, the Maliau River, which flows out through a gorge in the southeast of the Basin, joining the Kuamut River and eventually the Kinabatangan, Sabah’s largest and most important river. Be astonished with the chance of seeing the diversity of mammal here, where gibbons’ call filled up the early morning and there the Red Leaf monkeys high above the canopy they are small but easily spotted for its reddish-orange color. This is the best place in Borneo to take a glimpse of the lost world of Borneo.

 

Sample Itinerary:

 

Day 01 Kota Kinabalu – Maliau Basin Study Centre (MBSC)

0800 hrs Meet and pick up from your hotel/accomodation at Kota Kinabalu. Enjoy a scenic drive up the Crocker Range to Maliau Basin Study Centre. The drive takes about 6 hours 30 minutes to Maliau Basin. En route, we will drop by for lunch at one of the local restaurants.

Expected time to reach is late afternoon, where we will check-in at Maliau Basin Study Centre (Dormitory). Pygmy Elephants and wild cattle are frequently seen in this area.

 

1630 hrs After checking in, proceed for an easy afternoon walk at Maliau Discovery Nature Trail.

 

2000 hrs After dinner at MBSC, we will proceed to enjoy a night walk or night drive in search of nocturnal wildlife. Species most often encountered are th civet, wild boar , sambar deer, etc.

 

Day 1 Meals Provided: Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 02 Maliau Basin Study Centre - Agathis Camp - Ginseng Camp

 

0900 hrs After breakfast, from MBSC, transfer 20 minutes to Agathis Camp and trek for 7 hours into the beautiful jungle with our guide as he shares knowledge about the jungle all while keeping you safe all the way to Ginseng Camp.

 

Upon reaching, Ginseng Camp, free and easy at own leisure.

 

Day 2 Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 

Day 03 Ginseng Camp - Agathis Camp - MBSC

 

0900hrs: After breakfast, trek for 9km (5-6 hours approx.) to Agathis Camp, and visit the hidden Ginseng Fall. Later on, transfer from Agathis Camp to MBSC (approx. 20mins). Check in back at MBSC dorm room.

 

2130hrs: Enjoy dinner at MBSC and later on join a 1 1/2 hr night drive in search of nocturnal wildlife. 

Day 3 Meals Provided: Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner 

 

 

Day 04 Maliau Basin Study Centre (MBSC) - Keningau - Kota Kinabalu

 

0800hrs: Breakfast and later on depart MBSC for Keningau (approx. 3hrs drive).

 

1300hrs: Stop by small town Keningau for lunch . Drive back to Kota Kinabalu from Keningau .

Day 3 Meals Provided: Breakfast and Lunch .

4D3N Maliau Basin Wildlife & Nature Expedition

RM4,200.00Price
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    4-6 pax 4,150.00
    7-10 pax 4,000.00
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