Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... a couple of hours rest before the afternoon river cruise.
First wildlife sighting was an elegant white heron, fishing off a submerged log on the side of the river. Then 2 Proboscis Monkeys munching on leaves in a bush close to the water. Next was a group of 4 Pygmy elephants plus a baby also munching on vegetation in long grasses right by the rivers edge. They were partially concealed by the grasses, but after ...
While for some our five hour drive to Kinabatangan River filled them with dread, for me it was a chance to see more of the stunning Sabah countryside. And so, whilst my fellow travellers were checking out the inside of their eyelids, I lapped up the picturesque landscapes as we passed through jungle, slowed through rustic little villages, wound over mountains, got our first look at controversial palm oil plantations.
Upon arrival at the Myne ...
... toward searching for the elusive orangutans. Within 10 minutes of starting this hike, while we were crossing a suspension bridge, we were dumbfounded when our guide spotted a wild orangutan high in the trees! He quickly realized that it was actually a mother and her baby, making the experience even more rare! Once we settled down, we each tried to get a better look since we were looking directly into the ...
... br> After breakfast, we quickly dressed in our long pants, leech socks, and hiking boots. We knew we were going for a very long hike so we brought a gallon of water to share between the two of us. We started off walking by three incredibly modern villas that were tucked away and most guests didn't even know about them. They were only 1-2 months away from being opened and would cost well over $1,000 a night to stay in them. Each one has its ...
... him as our guide for the four days but that didn't happen.
The "road" was very winding and very rough so we were glad to finally make it to the lodge after being in a car for the last 5 hours. Driving up to the lodge felt like approaching the Animal Kingdom Lodge in Disney World. It was breathtaking. We were immediately welcomed with a delicious lemongrass drink and we were given a quick overview ...