14 days 13 nights Sabah Birding Package ~ Kinabalu Park+Sepilok+Kinabatangan+Danum Valley

Day  01

Kota Kinabalu Airport to Kota Kinabalu (Dinner)

Upon arrival at Kota Kinabalu Airport, meet & greet by our friendly representative then transfer to Kota Kinabalu for Blue-naped Parrot, Long-tailed Parakeet, Brown-capped Woodpecker, Wandering Whistling Duck and etc.. Night walk for Sunda Frogmouth, Reddish Scops Owl & Sunda Scops Owl . Overnight stay at Kota Kinabalu.


Day  02

Kota Kinabalu – Crocker Range National Park – Kinabalu Park (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Morning proceed to Crocker Range National Park for Red-breasted Partridge, Crimson-headed Partridge, Mountain Black-eye, Chestnut-hooded Laughingthrush, Chestnut-crested Yuhina, Mountain Serpent Eagle, Mountain Barbet, Bornean Barbet, Bornean Leafbird, Bornean Bulbul, Pygmy Ibon, Bornean Spiderhunter & etc.. Overland to Kinabalu Park after lunch and aim to spot endemic species like Eye-browed Jungle Flycatcher, Bornean Shortwing, Mountain Wren-babbler, Bornean Flowerpecker, Bornean Treepie & etc..Night walk for Mountain Scops Owl. Overnight stay at Kundasang.


Day  03

Kinabalu Park (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner) 

Full day birding at Kinabalu Park for endemic species like Whitehead’s Trogon, Whitehead’s Broadbill, Whitehead’s Spiderhunter, Bare-headed Laughingthrush, Fruithunter, Everett’s Thrush, Bornean Stubtail, Short-tailed Green magpie, Pale-faced Bulbul, Golden-naped Barbet, Bornean Forktail, Bornean Whistling Thrush, Bornean Swiftlet, Bornean Whistler & etc.. Overnight stay at Kundasang.


Day  04

Kinabalu Park (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner) 

Full day birding at Kinabalu Park for more endemic and resident birds like Sunda Laughingthrush, Temminck’s Babbler, Collared Owlet, Mountain Leaf Warbler, Mountain Tailorbird, Yellow-breasted Warbler, Temminck’s Sunbird, Sunda Cuckooshrike, Sunda Bush Warbler, Blyth’s Shrike Babbler, Mountain Imperial Pigeon, Grey-chinned Minivet, Indigo Flycatcher, Ochraceous Bulbul, Sunda Ashy Drongo, Hairy-crested Drongo, Sunda Cuckoo, Bock’s Hawk Cuckoo, White-throated Fantail, Grey-throated Babbler, Black-&-crimson Oriole & etc..Overnight stay at Kundasang.


Day  05

Kinabalu Park (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner) 

Full day birding at Kinabalu Park for more endemic and resident birds. Overnight stay at Kundasang.


Day  06

Kinabalu Park  – Poring – Sepilok (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner) 

Morning proceed to Poring Hot Spring for resident birds like Fulvous-chested Jungle Flycatcher, Scaly-breasted Bulbul, Gold-whiskered Barbet, Yellow-crowned Barbet, Olive-backed Woodpecker, Crested Jay, Yellow-eared Spiderhunter, Greater Green Leafbird & etc. After lunch transfer to Sepilok for birding and aim to spot endmic species like Black-headed Pitta, White-crowned Shama, Bornean Bristlehead, Yellow-rumped Flowerpecker, Bornean Brown Barbet, Cream-eyed Bulbul, Dusky Munia & etc.. Overnight stay at Sepilok.


Day  07

Sepilok (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner) 

Full day birding for more lowland endemic & resident birds like Hooded Pitta, Wallace’s Hawk Eagle, Black-&-yellow Broadbill, Banded Broadbill, Rufous-backed Kingfisher, Rufous-collared Kingfisher, Diard’s Trogon, Red-naped Trogon, Scarlet-rumped Trogon, Red-billed Malkoha, Chestnut-breasted Malkoha, Grey-&-buff Woodpecker, White-billed Woodpecker, Buff-necked Woodpecker, Orange-backed Woodpecker, Rufous Piculet, Black-throated Babbler, Grey-headed babbler, Copper-throated Sunbird, Purple-throated Sunbird, Red-throated Sunbird, Crimson Sunbird, Spectacled Spiderhunter, Thick-billed Spiderhunter, Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker, Yellow-vented Flowerpecker & etc.. Night walk for Large-tailed Nightjar, Brown Hawk Owl, Oriental Bay Owl & etc..Overnight stay Sepilok.


Day  08

Sepilok – Gomantong Cave – Kinabantangan River Sukau (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner) 

Morning overland 1 ½ hour to Gomantong Cave for more lowland birds and Swiftlets. Afternoon check in to Sukau or Bilit Lodge then proceed for wildlife Cruise. Night walk for Buffy Fish Owl, Large Frogmouth & etc..Overnight stay at Sukau or Bilit Lodge.


Day  09

Kinabantangan River Sukau (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner) 

Full day birding at Kinabatangan River for endemic species like Bornean Ground Cuckoo, White-fronted Falconet, Bornean Bristlehead and resident birds like Storm’s Stock, Lesser Adjutant, White-crowned Hornbill, Rhinoceros Hornbill, Wrinkled Hornbill, Black Hornbill, Bushy-crested Hornbill, Oriental Pied Hornbill, Blue-eared Kingfisher, Stock-billed Kingfisher, Red-&-black Broadbill, Malaysian Blue Flycatcher, White-chested babbler, Jerdon’s Baza, Bat Hawk, Lesser Fish Eagle, Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Rufous-bellied Eagle, Crested Serpent Eagle & etc.. Late afternoon proceed for River cruise for more wildlife & birds. Overnight stay at Sukau or Bilit Lodge.


Day  10

Kinabantangan River Sukau – Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Morning take another boat ride for more resident birds then overland 02 hours to Lahad Datu and transfer to Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge for check in. Late afternoon birding & aim to spot endemic species like Bornean Brsitlehead, Blue-headed Pitta, Bornean Blue Flycatcher, Bornean Wren-babbler, Black-throated Wren-babbler & & etc. Lunch & Dinner is provided, after dinner, night walk for wildlife & nocturnal birds like Gould’s Frogmouth, Blyth’s Frogmouth, Large frogmouth, Barred Eagle Owl, Brown Wood Owl & etc. Overnight stay at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.


Day  11

Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Early breakfast and full day birding for more endemic species like Bornean Crested Fireback, Chestnut-necklaced Partridge, White-fronted Falconet, Bornean Banded Kingfisher, Bornean Black Magpie & other resident birds like Giant Pitta, Great Argus, White-necked Babbler, Green Broadbill, Sunda Blue Flycatcher, Cinnamon-rumped Trogon, Short-toed Coucal, Great Slaty Woodpecker, Red-bearded Bee-eater, Finsch’s Bulbul, Whiskered Treeswift, Helmeted Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbil, Crimson-winged Woodpecker, Dusky Broadbill, Striped Wren-babbler, Rufous-chested Flycatcher, Rufous-tailed Shama, Blyth’s Paradise Flycatcher, Marron-breasted Philentoma, Short-tailed Babbler, Ferruginous Babbler, Rufous-crowned Babbler, Fluffy-backed Tit-babbler, Ruby-cheeked Sunbird, Long-billed Spiderhunter & etc. Night walk for wildlife & birds. Overnight stay at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.


Day  12

Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Full day birding for more endemic & residents birds. Overnight stay at Borneo Rainforest Lodge.


Day  13

Danum Valley – Lahad Datu – BKI (Breakfast / Lunch)

Morning continue birding for more endemic & residents birds. After lunch check out & transfer to Lahat Datu Airport for your flight back to Kota Kinabalu. Overnight stay at Kota Kinabalu. (Dinner by own arrangement)


Day  14

BKI to Kuala Lumpur or Singapore  or Hong Kong (Breakfast )

Transfer to Kota Kinabalu Airport then take a flight to Kuala Lumpur or Singapore or Hong Kong for connecting flight back home.


~~~~~ Tour End ~~~~~


Rate includes

  • 02 nights accommodation at Kota Kinabalu.
  • 04 nights accommodation at Kundasang.
  • 02 nights accommodation at Sepilok.
  • 02 nights accommodation at Sukau / Bilit Lodge.
  • 03 nights accommodation at Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge.
  • Bird watching at Kota Kinabalu, Crocker Range National Park, Kinabalu Park, Sepilok, Kinabatangan River & Danum Valley with entrance fee & boat fee.
  • Transfer as stated as in the itinerary.
  • Experience English Speaking bird guide.



  • International Airfare/Tax, Optional Tour, Travel Insurance & Personal MISC Expenses.


Items to bring:  Camera, Binoculars, Flat shoes with good gripping-soles, Wind breaker, light cotton clothing, head lamp, insect repellent, raincoat, own drinking bottle, first aid kit & personal toiletries.


Notes: The above package rate is valid till 31st December 2021.

Package rate subject to change without prior notice. Every person participates in any tour or holiday organized by the company shall be regarded in every respect as carrying his / her own risk with respect to loss or injury to person or property. The company does not accept responsibility for losses or expenses due to delay, sickness, weather,  strikes, war, quarantine or other travelers.


Contact Information:

Borneo Birding Tours Sdn Bhd (246236-A)

Licence No. KPL/LN 2514
Lot 1020 Sublot 1, 1st floor, Block 46, KCLD,
Penrissen Road, 7th Mile Bazaar,
93250 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Tel: +60198876860
Email: borneobirdingtours@gmail.com
Website: www.borneobirdingtours.com