Your first night is spent in a beautiful rainforest guest house on the outskirts of Sandakan.
When we arrive at the project our lodgings will be a stunning riverside guesthouse, sharing (2 pax) a basic yet comfortable En suite room, with western toilets & shower.
The house is set within the village of Orang Sungai.
Linen, mosquito nets and fans provided.
On our last night in Borneo we stay in a cosy guest house in Sandakan.
A real highlight of this holidays is to eat in the homes of the local villagers, and the meals are delicious!
During your holiday you will get three meals per day, with Breakfast at the project site, whilst, Lunch and evening meals are provided by the local community.
Our final night is spent in Sandakan, where a bustling array of cuisines are available. However, dinner is at your own expense on the final evening.
During the first few days you will receive a thorough induction and supervised training at the project site.
I will be on hand at all times to help with photography or any other tasks.
If you have issues, I will be available 24hrs a day during your time with me.
There is very little to fill your spare time in the area, however, you can take walks to enjoy in your free time along the river’s edge and into the village, where wildlife is everywhere.
We will get to visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre, the Rainforest Discovery Centre and Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre during our down time towards the end of our trip.
No visa is necessary for trips under 90 days from UK and most western European and western countries.
You need to make sure your passport is valid for a minimum of 6 months from your date of entry into Borneo/Malaysia.
You should visit your doctor or travel nurse to find out what vaccinations you will need.
Your routine vaccinations will need to be up to date, it is likely you will need Hepatitis A and Typhoid, and possibly Hepatitis B, Malaria and Rabies.
Please follow your doctor’s advice.