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Money Saving Trips in Borneo
Submitted by M20354 on 2010-06-21
To get to Sandakan, it is recommended to take a flight from Kota Kinabalu. To check the schedule of flights, please browse through the air-links section of this site for more info. Unless you engage the services of tour ... view more operators, you will need to hire a taxi to your hotel. The standard fare is RM 15. Getting around Sandakan is easy as the downtown area is small and easily covered by foot.

The popular mode of transport will be taxi, which charges RM3-RM5 for a 5 km radius. Always negotiate your fare in advance. If you enjoy seafood, Sandakan offers some of the best seafood restaurants this side of the Sulu Sea. Sandakan is also famous for its local Chinese delicacy Bak Kut Teh, pork steamed in a broth of various herbs.

Nevertheless, we also tailor-made tours 2-5 nights for photographers/birdwatchers/groups/students/family upon special request. More than 20pax. Free city tours and other activities depends on season/tour leaders planning. We always plan the most convenient and worth valued tours because we do not wish guests wasted their long journey here.

Email us shirechinsabahtravelstation@gmail.com for more info.

Things to Take Note When Staying in our Lodge
Submitted by M20354 on 2010-06-21
- Activities or Itinerary is subject to change to best meet operational situations
- Beverage are not allowed to bring from outside to our Lodge
- Highly Recommend that please purchased travel insurance, baggage and ... view more general liability insurance to protect the travel plan.

The lodge supports the local inhabitants of the area, the Orang Sungei, or commonly called the people of the river. Hiring and training of the locals are a priority. The community is the main source of other services.