• 4D3N Danum Valley Field Centre

4D3N Danum Valley Field Centre - Nature Lover Experience (Budget)

RM2,780.00
Price From : RM2,780.00
Tour Code : ABLD-DVFC02
Tour Name : 4D3N Danum Valley Field Centre - Nature Lover Experience (Budget)
Region : Danum Valley
Duration : 4 Days 3 Nights
Minimum : 2 Pax

Nature Lover Experience (Budget)

About Danum Valley Field Centre

OVERVIEW

Step into the rainforest jungle of Danum Valley Field Centre, for the ultimate Borneo Experience!

If you are a keen naturalist or adventure-seeker and are content with the bare necessities of clean and comfortable facilities, Danum Valley Field Centre is for you!

Approximately 80 metres west from Lahad Datu on Sabah’s east coast, the field centre is accessible by road and the journey takes at least two hours. It is the habitual grounds to over 500 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians living relatively untouched. The hot and humid jungle deems with a variety of towering tropical trees, lingering lianas, exotic orchids, and overhanging epiphytes.

Take this opportunity to feed your curiosity and immerse yourself in a variety of activities for that quintessential Bornean experience! Start the day observing early-morning wildlife as you climb up a tree-hide, take a dip into the river to escape the midday heat or trek your way up to Bukit Atur to catch one of Borneo’s best sunrises! For the adventurous, you may opt for the longer hiking trails. And for the night owls, nightly walks may suit your fancy for a chance to spot some nocturnal wildlife. For something a little bit more on the leisure side, recharge and unwind in a stretcher hammock by the base of a waterfall!

INFORMATION

Check-in time - 1130 HRS

Check-out time - 0830 HRS

ACCOMMODATION

Danum Valley Field Centre Resthouse
Resthouse :
  • Twin Bed
  • Attached Bathroom
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Blanket, Towel, Soap & Tissue
  • Cupboard
  • Working Table
Resthouse
Travel Period: 01 June 2022 till 31 December 2022
International Market
(Price per person)
Malaysian Market
(Price per person)
Adult Traveller
Twin/Triple Sharing
MYR 4,250 3,590 MYR 3,950 2,780
Child Traveller
With Extra Bed (Accompanying a group of Adults)
MYR 3,920 3,170 MYR 3,240 2,410
Child Traveller
No Extra Bed (Accompanying a group of Adults)
MYR 3,010 2,660 MYR 2,758 1,990
Adult Traveller
Single Occupancy (Travelling with a group of 2 pax or more)
MYR 5,320 4,690 MYR 4,350 3,410
Danum Valley Field Centre Chalet
Chalet :
  • Twin Bed
  • Attached Bathroom
  • Air Conditioned
  • Blanket, Towel, Soap & Tissue
  • Refrigerator
  • Water Heater
  • Cupboard
  • Sofa
  • Working Table
Chalet
Travel Period: 01 June 2022 till 31 December 2022
International Market
(Price per person)
Malaysian Market
(Price per person)
Adult Traveller
Twin/Triple Sharing
MYR 4,560 3,900 MYR 3,450 2,950
Child Traveller
With Extra Bed (Accompanying a group of Adults)
MYR 4,050 3,450 MYR 3,245 2,560
Child Traveller
No Extra Bed (Accompanying a group of Adults)
MYR 3,450 2,860 MYR 3,010 2,150
Adult Traveller
Single Occupancy (Travelling with a group of 2 pax or more)
MYR 6,320 5,250 MYR 4,310 3,730
Danum Valley Field Centre Hostel
Hostel :
  • Dormitory Bunk Beds (48 Male ; 48 Female)
  • Common Bathroom
  • Wall Fan
  • Blanket & Towel
 

MEALS SUPPLY

Malaysian home-style Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are served in a dining hall and on a veranda adjacent to the resthouse.

  • Breakfast: 0700 hrs – 0800 hrs
  • Lunch: 1200 hrs – 1300 hrs
  • Dinner: 1915 hrs – 2000 hrs

GENERATOR SUPPLY (ELECTRICITY)

  • ON: 0700 HRS
  • OFF: 0000 HRS

Itinerary

Day 1 - Lahad Datu / Danum Valley Field Centre / Night Drive

  • 8.00 AM
    Meet up at Lahad Datu hotel / airport and transfer to DVFC after a short briefing prior to departure.
  • 11.30 AM
    Arrive at DVFC to register and check-in at Reception and Information Building.
  • 12.30 PM
    Have lunch at Resthouse Dining Hall.
  • 2.00 PM
    Go for a self-guided trek through a 500m trail to acquaint yourself with the Bornean rainforest.
  • 6.00 PM
    Return to DVFC to rest and have dinner.
  • 9.00 PM
    Embark on a night drive to spot nocturnal wildlife. Take note this activity is weather dependant.
  • Overnight at Danum Valley Field Centre (DVFC).

Day 2 - Trek to Tembaling Waterfall / Night Jungle Walk

  • 7.00 AM
    Wake up and have breakfast at the Resthouse Dining Hall.
  • 8.30 AM
    Collect your packed lunch and begin trek to Tembaling Waterfall, taking around 2 hours to reach. If weather permits, you can go for a swim or partake in birdwatching.
  • 2.00 PM
    Return to DVFC and continue birdwatching activities.
  • 7.00 PM
    Have dinner at Resthouse Dining Hall.
  • 9.00 PM
    Embark on a night walk to observe nocturnal wildlife.
  • Overnight at DVFC.

Day 3 - Danum Valley Exploration / Night Jungle Walk

  • 7.00 AM
    Rise and shine! Have breakfast at Resthouse Dining Hall.
  • 8.30 AM
    Learn more about Danum Valley at your own time.
  • 12.30 PM
    Have lunch at Resthouse Dining Hall and continue birdwatching activities.
  • 7.00 PM
    After birdwatching for a few hours, dinner is served at the Resthouse Dining Hall.
  • 9.00 PM
    After dinner and resting, go for a night walk to observe nocturnal wildlife. Take note this activity is weather dependant.
  • Overnight at DVFC.

Day 4 - Hike to Bukit Atur / Danum Valley / Lahad Datu

  • 5.30 AM
    Wake up with the sun at 5.30am for a trek up to Bukit Atur to catch the sunrise.
  • 7.30 AM
    After trekking, return to DVFC for breakfast.
  • 8.30 AM
    Check out at 8.30am and bid farewell to DVFC! Depart for Lahad Datu town to drop off at respective hotels or to Lahad Datu airport for your flight.

Things To Bring

  • Insect repellent
  • Raincoat
  • Water bottle
  • Sun hat
  • Good trekking shoes or boots
  • Comfortable clothing (preferably not bright colours)
  • Swimwear
  • Dry bag (to keep items dry)
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Sun block & sunglasses
  • Personal toiletries
  • Personal medication
  • Leech socks
  • Head torch or torch light

 

Important Things to Note

  • Activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations.
  • Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed.
  • Phone and internet reception is available. However, it is extremely limited.
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