“Bodacious Adventure”

Deramakot is rich in wildlife with 75% of Sabah’s mammal species found within its 55,507 hectares of mixed dipterocarp forest. Deramakot is a logging area with  the forest set side for conservation and set side for the reduced impact logging. Although it is a logging concession Deramakot is one of Sabah’s best wildlife watching destinations.

  • Challenging & Bumpy road to Deramakot
  • Jungle trekking

Noctural Wildlife

DAY 1:

  • Pick up at Sandakan Airport/ Hotel and transfer to telupid using 4WD (Sandakan to Telupid is 190KM)
  • Lunch
  • Continue the journey 2-3 hour(*70 km bumpy gravel track) to the DERAMAKOT FOREST RESERVE.
  • Arrive in DERAMAKOT. The exact time will depend on road condition & the weather.
  • Check in to the lodge.
  • Go short walk near the base station to observe the wildlife
  • Enjoy dinner
  • Overnight at DERAMAKOT lodge.


DAY 2:

  • Wake up early to pre dawn wildlife drive.(*its the best opportunity to the photographer to capture beautiful view of misty rainforest)
  • Return to lodge breakfast
  • After breakfast free at your own leisure (*prepare for the jungle trekking)
  • Lunch
  • Jungle trekking to the Deramakot jungle (*setting the camera trap in wildlife hotspots)
  • dinner
  • Night safari in search of Noctural Wildlife
  • Overnight at Deramakot camping site.


DAY 3:

  • Wakeup early
  • Breakfast
  • Jungle walk in nature trail and pick up the camera trap
  • Headed back to lodge
  • Lunch
  • Short night walk and watching the captured animal in the camera.
  • Dinner
  • Overnight in lodge.


DAY 4:

  • Wake up early for a morning walk
  • Breakfast
  • Check out

Drive back to Sandakan Airport/ Hotel

Return transfer Airport/hotel, Meals & Accommodation

Overnight clothes, insect repellent, sun block lotion, rain coat & hat, waterproof bag for storing your camera & your valuable item, slippers or shoes

3 Breakfast, 3 Lunch,  3 Dinner


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