Day 1:Arrival, Meet & greet upon arrival, transfer to hotel, free at leisureO/N Hotel in Kota KinabaluDay 2:
In the Morning after breakfast, proceed to Tanjung Aru beach for Blue-naped Parrot, Crested Myna and Long-tailed Parakeet together with Java sparrow then continue for a short visit at Likas lagoon which is a breeding place for Purple Heron. Other species could be seen such as Great and Little Egrets, Black-crowned Night Heron, White Collared Kingfisher and Brahminy Kite.O/N Hotel in Kota KinabaluDay 3-7:
Depart early to Kinabalu National Park. This is one of the best places in Borneo to search for the endemic such as the Whitehead Trogon, Broadbill and Spider Hunter. Has excellent trails and daily temperature is around 22 degree Celsius. Early start in the morning at power station would yield species that is confined to the montane forest such as Mountain Black Eye. Visit includes Poring Hot Spring for hill forest species such as Scaly-breasted Bulbul, Crested Jay and Gold-whiskered Barbet.O/N Kinabalu Park area for 4 nightsDay 7-10:
Drive overland to Kinabatangan River which is famed for its wildlife such as wild Orang Utan, Proboscis monkeys, Silver leaf monkeys, Bornean Pygmy Elephants and over 200 species of birds has been recorded here. Notable birds are the Bornean Ground Cuckoo, Rhinoceros Hornbill, Blue-headed Pitta and White-fronted Falconet. Cruise along the river including walking along the trail which is used by the hunters in the olden days.O/N Bilit Rainforest Lodge for 3 nightsDay 10-14:
Transfer to Danum Valley Forest Reserve and took about 3 hours drive from Sukau Lodge. Check in to Borneo Rainforest Lodge and spend the next 4 days birding in this beautiful reserved. Target species at this are Black and crimson and Giant Pitta, Black-throated Wren Babbler and Bornean Bristlehead. A Night walk and drive also will see the nocturnal species. O/N Borneo Rainforest Lodge for 4 nightsDay 14:Birding in the morning and after lunch, transfer to Lahad Datu airport for flight back to Kota Kinabalu.O/N Hotel in Kota KinabaluDay 15-16:
Drive to Tambunan Rafflesia Centre located at the south of Sabah for other endemic of Borneo such as Bornean and Mountain Barbet, Black-breasted Fruit-hunter and Bornean Bulbul. Lunch served at local restaurant.O/N Gunung Alab Sub Station for 1 nightDay 16:Depart back to Kota Kinabalu in the afternoonO/N Hotel in Kota KinabaluDay 17:Free at leisure until your transfer to Kota Kinabalu International Airport. End of tour.