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Code BFF 054 ~ Proboscis Monkey+Fireflies,Mari-Mari Cultural Village,Lok Kawi Wildlife Adventure.
Nature culture tours
Day 1: Arrival / Klias Wetland Proboscis Monkey + Fireflies Safari / Kota Kinabalu ( – / – / D )
Arrive in Kota Kinabalu Airport, meet and greet our professional driver/tour guide. Transfer to your accommodation for check in.Depart from Kota Kinabalu to Beaufort district on a two-hour drive to the southwest of Sabah. On arrival at jetty, proceed for introductory and safety briefing and refreshment before beginning your river cruise in search for wildlife, especially the endemic proboscis monkey aka long nose monkey along the river.
This area is part of the largest Klias wetland sanctuary in Sabah and has recorded a large number of bird species including migratory birds. You will also have the opportunity to see pig tailed and long tailed macaques, the rare silver langur and water buffaloes. The cruise will last till sunset and as you return to the jetty, you will witness a Mother Nature show of fire-flies, lighting up certain trees along the river.
After a traditional dinner on the jetty, return to Kota Kinabalu.Overnight at FAHMIE Muslim Homestay.
Things to bring: Sun block lotion, insect repellent, extra clothing, towel, camera, sunglasses, waterproof bag and binocular (optional).
Day 2 :Half Day Mari-Mari Cultural Village Tour (Lunch or High Tea or Dinner)
Today we visit Mari-Mari Cultural Village a half day sightseeing for educational experience. Learn how they used to live with traditional bamboo cooking, fire making, hunting with blowpipe and many more. Pick up at your accommodation and proceed to Mari Mari Cultural Village, located 25 minutes away from the city. The journey will take you to long roads surrounded by a rich spectrum of greenery and overarched by wild blue skies.
Upon arrival at the entrance of the village, teleport back to the times of ancient Borneo through the magical display of unique ingenious architecture, simulated lives and ritualistic ceremonies. You will be ushered in to the warmth of different homes of the ethnicities of Sabah to get acquainted with each village tribe and experience their rich culture. Each home was built by descendants of the tribes they represent and offer you a truly genuine experience seeing everything in and around the village.
Check out the little demonstration huts in the village where daily routines of traditional Sabahan life come alive. Grab the chance to see blowpipe-making demonstration, fire-starting demonstration using bamboo, tattoo-making demonstration, and get an in-depth look at the mystical symbolisms behind them. Get to see the dance and jump for “prize” on a built-in Lansaran, a traditional trampoline-like floor.
Also get a chance to sample Sabahan traditional delicacies from each ethnic group such as the Montoku (rice wine) and witness bamboo cooking. Have fun and enjoy the cultural show performance by the tribes before proceeding for a delectable traditional meal.(Lunch or High Tea or Dinner). Overnight at FAHMIE Muslim Homestay.
Day 3 :Half Day Lok Kawi Wildlife Adventure ( – / L / – )
This is the place in Kota Kinabalu where you can find exotic and endangered species such as the Sumatran rhinoceros, The Proboscis monkeys, the Malayan tigers, the Orang Utan, Borneo Pygmy elephants and colorful horn-bill birds. On Botanical side you can visit the Herbal and Ginger Garden to catch a glimpse of pitcher plant and opportunity to examine some rare plant species up close. You are not only see and animals at Lok Kawi but also to witness their show to entertain you.
Return home by your own. Overnight at FAHMIE Muslim Homestay.
Day 4 :Departure ( – / – / – )
Check out and proceed transfer to Kota Kinabalu International Airport for your flight depart home.
END OF SERVICE.
Inclusive: Transportation, Tour guide, Accommodation, Entrance fee.