March to November 2023
4 DAYS BA'KELALAN HIGHLANDS
* DULIT FROGMOUTH*
PRICE : USD 1300 Per person (min 2)
PACKAGE: Bird Watching At Ba’Kelalan Highlands
DURATION: 4 Days & 3 Nights
DESTINATION: Ba'Kelalan is located in Lawas District; it is a Lun Bawang tribe village located in the northeast highlands of Sarawak. Bird watchers and photographers from around the world come here to see the elusive bird called the Dulit Frogmouth (Batrachostomus harterti). Other species commonly seen here include Black and Crimson Oriole, Hose's Broadbill, Bornean Bulbul, Bornean Barbet, Whitehead's Spiderhunter, Mountain Serpent Eagle and some mammals such as Tufted Ground Squirrel and Bornean Black-Banded Squirrels.
Depart from Kota Kinabalu by 9am. Travel for 3 hours to reach Lawas. Have late lunch. Travel for 2 hours on dirt and gravel road to reach Merarap Hot Spring (MHS). Birding within the vicinity of MHS (or soak in hot spring pool). Dinner – local dishes. Overnight at MHS.
Wake up call at 5am. Early morning birding within the vicinity of MHS. After breakfast, travel for 4 hours on dirt and gravel road to reach Ba’Kelalan. Check into a Homestay. Have late lunch. Late afternoon birding in search of Dulit Frogmouth. Dinner – local dishes. Overnight at Homestay.
Wake up call at 4am. Early morning, birding within the vicinity of Ba’Kelalan. After breakfast and lunch –free & easy. Late afternoon – birding. Overnight at Homestay.
Wake up call at 4am. Early morning, birding within the vicinity of Ba’Kelalan. After breakfast, travel for 6 hours on dirt and gravel road to reach Lawas. Have late lunch. Travel for another 3 hours to reach Kota Kinabalu.
1 night at Merarap Hot Spring Lodge.
2 nights at Ba’Kelalan Homestay.
Meals stated in the itinerary
Entrance Fee, Conservation Fee
Transfer and tours as stated in the itinerary
Guide – English speaker and wildlife photographer
Airfare, Guide Tips, Travel Insurance
Personal Items, Insect Repellent, Swim Wear, Sun Block, Own Drinking Bottle, Personal First Aid Kit
Rates are not inclusive of Government Service Tax (GST).
Visitors are advised to organise their own travel insurance (please submit a copy to us)
PACKAGE PRICE: USD 1300 PER PERSON (MIN 2)
TRAVEL CONDITION: 4WD = 1 GUIDE + 1 DRIVER + 2 GUESTS (Travel From KK)