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KINABALU PARK & PORING HOT SPRING TOUR

Posted by Kelvin Kong on March 2, 2015 at 7:46 am

Price: MYR 220.00

DURATION: FULLDAY

TOUR FEATURES

During this trip you will walk along the forest trails of the Kinabalu Park and experience both the lowland and montane vegetation that earned the park its title. Home to rare species of orchids, pitcher plants, and ferns. A trip here is definitely a must for nature lovers. Then make your way to the Poring hot springs where you can walk amongst the forest canopy, discover hidden waterfalls, soak in natural hot springsor even visit the Butterfly farm.

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    Adult*

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    children

    • 0 RM
SKU: PARK/SP01 Category:

Description

Detail:

Included Highlights

  • Sightseeing across countryside
  • Scenic walks and hikes at the Kinabalu Park
  • Sulphur Hot Springs
  • A bird eye view from inside the Forest canopy
  • 01 Lunch
  • Service of a English speaking guide
  • All transfers as per itinerary

Itinerary

0745HRS:

Meet at hotel lobby.
Take a scenic 1/2 hr drive to Tamparuli Town. Visit Historical Wooden Shop houses of olden days  and walk across the “Jambatan Tampurali”, a suspension bridge which is the famous landmark in that small town to get a feel of kampong lifestyle. Thereafter, proceed to Kinabalu Park. Journey will take approximately 1 1/2 hours passing by villages and paddy fields along mountainous roads that wind along the Crocker range. Along the way, make a brief stop at Nabalu. Nabalu is a place where the local natives gather to sell local produce, fruits, home grown vegetables and handicraft souvenirs.

1000HRS:

On arrival at Kinabalu Park, you will notice the change in air temperature. Enjoy the refreshing and cooling air as you proceed for a walk along the nature trails in the Botanical Garden. If the day is clear, you may even spot a majestic view of Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain between the New Guinea and Himalaya. Kinabalu Park boasts an estimate of 4,500 species of plants which include 1,500 species of orchids, 77 of which are endemic to Kinabalu. The park also supports 289 species of birds and 290 different types of butterflies.

After the walk, depart for lunch at a local restaurant.(Lunch)

1400HRS:

After lunch, depart for another interesting wonder, the Poring Hot Spring. At approximately 47 kilometers from Kinabalu Park, Poring Hot Spring got its name from the tall bamboo plant that is abundant in that area. At this natural hot spring, there are Japanese baths where visitors can soak themselves and let the invigorating sulfurous water stimulate the body. It is believed to have curative powers. Visitors can also try the Treetop Canopy Walk, where suspension bridge are suspended at the top of the tropical jungle. Experience the height of 41 metres above the ground and length of 157 metres. A 20 minutes hike is needed to reach the Canopy Walkway.

1600HRS

After a relaxing soak, bid Kinabalu park goodbye as you return back to your hotel

Includes:
Kinabalu Park, Poring Hot Spring & Canopy Walk Entrance Fee


Things You Should Bring:
Comfortable walking shoe
Hat / Cap
Drinking water
Camera

KINABALU PARK & PORING HOT SPRING TOURMarch 2, 2015 Kelvin Kong

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