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Deepesh Verma

5.0

It was a very well planned tour. The meals were delightful. Had a very time witnessing the Gomantong Cave.

Overview

About the activity:

Embark upon a 12-hour long adventure journey to the Sabah’s countryside and experience its rich wildlife.

Pay a visit to
Gomantong Caves and witness the beauty of one of the largest Malaysian limestone formations.

Head for an oil palm plantation tour and grab a chance to spot Orangutans which is one of the rare wildlife species.

Relieve your stress amidst the beautiful setting of Sandakan.

Go on a spectacular
Kinabatangan river cruise and treat your eyes with impeccable views of Sukau-Kinabatangan river. It is the second largest river in Malaysia.

Give a finishing touch to your travel experience by dining in a local restaurant and enjoying the delicious Malaysian cuisine.

About 
Kinabatangan river:

If you want to catch a sight of thick rainforests, natural landscapes, and rare wildlife species, look no further than Kinabatangan river. A popular hangout spot among locals and outsiders, Kinabatangan river has emerged as an enticing ecotourism site in Borneo, Sabah.

Whether you want to unravel the mystery of limestone caves or soak in the charm of surreal surroundings, this place has everything one can ever imagine. One of the largest limestone formations of Malaysia, Gomantong caves form the highlight of this place.

This cave outshines other caves in Malaysia with the presence of exotic wildlife species within itself. The Gomantong caves entrance fee is RM5 for Malaysian people and RM30 for outsiders.
On your way to the picturesque Kinabatangan river cruise, you will also get to explore the oil palm plantations in the area.

Being the second largest river in Malaysia, Sukau Kinabatangan is truly a paradise for nature lovers. A boat ride through this pristine river will serve you with the most visually rewarding countryside views.

Meal

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  • Lunch
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  • Dinner

Activity

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  • Boating
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  • Caving
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  • Day out

Other Inclusions

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  • Join in tour
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  • English speaking guide and driver
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  • Round trip transfer from city center hotels in Sandakan
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  • Entrance fees

Transport

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  • Shared Vehicle

Things To Carry

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  • A good pair of walking shoes
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  • Face towel
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  • Hat or cap
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  • Bottled water
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  • Extra clothes
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  • Sunglasses/Sun scream

Advisory

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  • If you are accompanying your kids aged 3-11 years on this tour, buy a separate child ticket for them.
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  • Don’t forget to wear comfortable shoes or sandals as this tour involves a moderate level of walking.
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  • Don’t leave your hotel room without carrying insect repellent and sunscreen lotion.
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  • If your accommodation is situated in the outskirts, you have to either pay an extra charge to the tour operator or join them at the meet-up point.

Tour Type

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  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    Story by Deepesh Verma

     Rated : 5.0

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    It was a very well planned tour. The meals were delightful. Had a very time witnessing the Gomantong Cave.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. Brief the itinerary of the tour?

      The tour bus will pick you up from your hotel in Sandakan at 8:30 AM. After boarding the bus, you will reach your first stop,i.e, Gomantong Caves by 10:30 AM. On the way, you will also get to explore oil palm plantation and surreal countryside.

      The tour bus will stop for a while for the lunch break at a local restaurant. At 4:00 PM, you will head towards the Kinabatangan river cruise where you can bask in nature’s glory or spend some quality time with your dear ones. After a brief halt for a Malaysian dinner, you will be dropped off to your hotel.

    2. Is there any pickup and drop facility available?

      Yes, this package is inclusive of pickup and drop facility. However, if your accommodation is in the outskirts, you have to pay an additional charge to the tour operator.

    3. What are the scheduled timings?

      This 12-hours long journey will kickstart with your hotel pickup at 8:30 AM. At 10:30 AM, you will reach the popular Gomantong Caves where you will capture its exotic wildlife.

      The next stop of the Kinabatangan River will arrive at 4:00 PM. After spending a few hours in its panoramic surroundings, you will be headed back to the hotel at 9:30 PM.

    4. What is the best time to visit Gomantong caves and Kinabatangan river?

      If you want to witness the rich wildlife around Gomantong Caves Sabah, March to October is the perfect duration to head towards this idyllic destination.

      It is better to avoid this tour between December and January as it is during this time that the area receives maximum rainfall.

    5. What are the different type of packages I can avail?

      There are two separate package options for adults and kids. While the adult package is worth INR 4969, the kid's package will cost you around INR 2650.

    6. Where I can redeem my e-ticket?

      If you want to redeem the e-ticket, present the online or printed voucher to the tour in charge. However, do remember that this voucher is valid only on the specific date and time.

    7. Where are Gomantong caves and Kinabatangan river located?

      The mesmerizing destinations of Gomantong Caves and Kinabatangan river are located in Sandakan district of Sabah, Malaysia. Sandakan is known for its exotic wildlife, colonial mansions, and religious relics.

    8. Any traveler’s tip before Gomantong caves and Kinabatangan river visiting?

      If you are traveling to Gomantong Caves and Kinabatangan river, you must wear comfortable walking shoes as the tour involves moderate walking.

    9. What is the child ticket age and what are the pricing?

      Child ticket is available for all the kids aged 4-12 years. This ticket is priced at INR 2650.

    10. What is Gomantong Caves history?

      Perched atop Gomantong Hill, Gomatong Caves are the largest caves in the Sabah state. Apart from its floor swarmed with cockroaches, rats, and beetles, this cave is known for its bird's nest which is extensively used for preparing bird nest soup.

      The old age caves are also famous for preserving the rare species of Orangutans. There are two trails which will lead you to two different portions of these caves. While Simud Hitam will take you to the place where black birds nests are found, Simud Putih trek will take you to the white bird's nests.

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