This is the world's largest sanctuary for orphaned or captured young orangutans and where they are slowly reintegrated back into the wild. You have the opportunity to witness the animals at feeding time in their natural habitat and enjoy watching their antics.Its onward then to see the Malayan sun bears, the smallest bears in the world which are only found in Southeast Asia. These bears continue to be threatened by forest degradation, illegal hunting for bear parts and poaching to obtain young cubs for pet trade.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sepilok, Sandakan Division, SabahSepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre is located about 25 kilometres west of Sandakan in the state of Sabah, Malaysia. The centre opened in 1964 as the first official orangutan rehabilitation project for rescued orphaned baby orangutans from logging sites, plantations, illegal hunting or kept as pets.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, Sandakan, Sandakan Division, SabahThe Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre is a wildlife conservation and research centre for improving animal welfare and rehabilitation of the Malayan sun bear. It also aims to raise public awareness about the plight of the sun bears and to raise conservation awareness about this species.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, Sandakan, Sandakan Division, SabahPuu Jih Shih Temple is a Buddhist temple located at the hilltop of Tanah Merah at Sandakan Bay in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia. The temple was built in 1987 and officiated by Joseph Pairin Kitingan, the Chief Minister of Sabah at the time.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Sandakan Central MarketSandakan Central market (pasar umum ) is one of the must visit place for foodies. Sandakan Central Market hawker stalls also serve good and affordable foods.Duration: 30 minutes