What a tour through Amazing Borneo.
A special shout out to Azman and Captain Jack for being amazing tour guides and spotting animals from impossible distances!!
Gomantang caves were a really good introduction, seeing the maroon langur was a bonus!!
BRL was so calm and relaxing. Accommodation was excellent (are own chalet) and food varied and interesting. There is not much to do in between river cruises however sitting in hammocks, sunbathing, chilling and reading was ideal for us. The actual river cruises were awesome, I was surprised at the varied wildlife and the amount of it that you can see from the boats. The night cruise produced a different aspect to the rainforest and the ability to get so close to the birds. All the guides were excellent and informative.
Seeing the wild orangutans was the highlight and we were happy to watch them for ages.
Thank you Bilit!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Bilit Rainforest Lodge is located beside the Lower Kinabatangan River in the village of Bilit, approximately 2 hours drive from Sandakan. It is a set of amidst lush tropical forest and offers comfort and peaceful relaxation as well as a base for easy exploration of the incredible diversity of plant, mammal and birds at the Kinabatangan region. All chalets and the restaurant are made from local hardwood material and are designed to blend into the nature giving a unique local native ambience. The rooms are very spacious and comfortable with a minimum of 600 sq.ft. for standard chalets and 800 sq. ft. for VIP permier chalets. A boardwalk connects the jetty, restaurant and all the chalets. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Bilit Rainforest Hotel Sabah