Mt Kinabalu Low's Peak

Proboscis Monkey & Fireflies Tour - Day Trip Package

Proboscis Monkey and Fireflies Tour

Pick up at Hotel lobby about 1400hrs, transfer to Gerama/ Klias/ peat swamp forest for about 2hours drive. Enjoy tea or coffee with some local-made cake and desserts. Start the river cruise for Proboscis monkey, crocodile, long-tailed macaque monkey, monitor lizard, white egret and birds. The most famous wildlife is the proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) where live in a group with an Alpha Dominant male stay with many females. Most dominant male has a bigger and longer nose compare to female where the nose is smaller and shaper. Nice sunset at about 1825hrs surrounded by the swampy plants such as 'atap' trees (home of white egret), coconut trees, mangrove trees and many others provide the best sunset photo or picture. The local home-cooked foods will serve to all tourists as dinner after sunset while waiting for dark night arrive. Fireflies have for ages fascinated people with their twinkling lights in the darkness of night. The fireflies light up the on Mangrove tree (a few more other species of peat swamp trees) and give the Christmas tree like where the fireflies lit up with 'tiny candles' at the gentle and peaceful riverside. Their synchronous flashing in the dark night give the better feeling about celebrate Christmas at dark peat swamp forest with some nature sound from insects (cricket and cicadas) and the wildlife nearby. Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu and check in hotel for a good rest, good night Borneo!

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What's Inclusive and Exclusive in this tour package:

Inclusive: Land transportation, boat cruise, tea break, dinner

Exclusive: Accommodation, Tips

Things/Equipments to bring:

  • Sun Block
  • Sun Glasses
  • Insect Repellent
  • Rain Coat
  • Camera


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