4D3N : Seraya Camp & Maliau Waterfalls

“Maliau Basin is the single best place in Borneo to experience the wonders of primary tropical forest. More than that, it is one of the world’s great reserves of biodiversity, a dense knot of almost unbelievable genetic richness.” Lonely Planet Borneo, 2008

Day 1

Kota Kinabalu – Keningau – Maliau Basin Studies Centre

0600am
Pick up from city hotel and proceed for about 2 hours drive to Keningau Town through scenic mountainous countryside.

0800am
Breakfast at a local restaurant in Keningau Town and collect packed lunch. Do some last minute shopping and continue the journey to Maliau Basin, Sabah’s Lost World. Part of the road are still gravel, so be prepared for the bumpy ride. Have lunch along the way.

0100pm
Arrive at Shell Maliau Basin Reception and Information Building. Clean-up and rest for a while.Visit the Information Gallery for an overall view and understanding of the Maliau Basin, Sabah’s Lost World.

0200pm
Proceed to Maliau Basin Studies Centre (“MBSC”) for registration and check-in to Resthouse.

Activity :
Maliau Sky Bridge Canopy Walk  (spanning eight trees and seven sky bridges, it is 400m-long and suspended 22m above ground) and Trek the Educational / Discovery Nature Trail.

0600pm
Leisure Time

0730pm
Dinner at MBSC

0800pm
Video Show (Introduction of Maliau Basin)

0830pm
Night Walk or Night Drive in Search of Wildlife (if weather permit)

0900pm
Rest and overnight at MBSC’s Resthouse Accommodation.

1200am Lights out.

Day 2

Belian Camp – Seraya Camp

0730am Breakfast.

0830am
After breakfast, set for a 7km trek or four to six hours walk from MBSC Belian Camp to Seraya Camp. The Seraya Camp is located on what is expected to be the most important trail in Maliau Basin Conservation Area in the future, as most visitors to Maliau Falls will spend the night here. Trails around Seraya Camp also pass a rare Rafflesia tengku-adinii site.

0130pm
Lunch / Camp Setting.

0230pm
Afternoon walk around Seraya Camp or water activity.

0500pm
Leisure Time

0730pm
Dinner and Rest at Seraya Camp.

Day 3

Maliau Waterfalls

0730am Breakfast.

0830am
Proceed 3km jungle trek to the awesome Maliau Waterfalls, the most famed and undisputed jewel in the crown of Maliau Basin. Maliau Waterfalls is a spectacular seven-tiered waterfalls cascading over and over into the Maliau River, the highest fall of which is a magnificent 28m.

1100am
Arrive Maliau Waterfalls – Leisure Time & lunch.

0200pm
Trek back to Seraya Camp.

0430pm
Arrive at Seraya Camp – Leisure Time

0730pm
Dinner and Rest at Seraya Camp.

Day 4

Seraya Camp – Belian Camp – Kota Kinabalu

0730am Breakfast.

0800am
Jungle trek back to Belian Camp – Maliau Basin Studies Centre.

0100pm
Arrive Maliau Basin Studies Centre. Lunch and Rest.

0200pm
If time is permissible, visit the 4-storey Maliau Rim Observation Tower which offers spectacular views and bird watching activities. Depart for Kota Kinabalu.

0700pm
Arrive Keningau and have Dinner.

1000pm Reach Kota Kinabalu.

END OF TOUR

 

Terms and Conditions

This Package is inclusive of: -

- Tour Guide (Nature Guide)
- Forest Ranger cum Radioman
- Meals – Full Board: except on departure date. (basic food provided)
- Rental of VHF Radio
- Returned Transfer (overland) from KOTA KINABALU city hotels
- Conservation Fee & User Fee (campsites)
- Personal Accident Insurance that covers emergency Helicopter Evacuation

Porter Service (guests are encouraged to carry their own backpacks) can be engaged at guest’s own personal account and to be settled in cash on the spot to the porter. However, advance booking is recommended and subject to availability of porter.

Personal Porter will assist guest and provide general help around the camp:

- Maximum of 12kg Per Porter
- RM100.00 Per Day

IMPORTANT NOTICE

1. Guest MUST provide the following information to us upon registration:-

- Full Name (as in passport)
- Gender
- Date of Birth
- Passport / IC No
- Nationality
- Address

Nominee (for insurance purpose)
- Full Name (as in passport)
- Passport / IC No
- Address

2. Guest MUST submit a fitness certificate confirmed by physician or doctor.
3. Special permission is needed and separate charges are levied for professional photography or filming.
4. Guest is to be accompanied by guide at all times and not allowed to wander on their own.

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