2D1N Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Spring
Kinabalu Park, with sprawling 754 kilometer square melting pot of natural wonders was gazette as the first State Park in Sabah in 1964 and declared Malaysia's first World Heritage Site by UNESCO in December 2000.
The Poring Hot Springs was first developed by the Japanese during World War II. The Poring in Poring Hot Springs is in fact the Kadazan word for "Bamboo". It gives you the opportunity to relax with warm sensations. Try the highest canopy walkway (41 meters high, 157.6 meters long, whole journey is 1 kilometer) to experience walking among canopies of tropical rainforest. Other attractions include the Butterfly farm, waterfall and Poring Orchid Conservation Centre.
Departure : Daily - Morning
DAY 1 - Kota Kinabalu / Nabalu Market / Poring / Kinabalu Park [L/D]
0730 hours - Take a scenic 2 hours drive to Kinabalu Park passing by villages and paddy fields along mountanous roads that wind along the Crocker Range. Along the way, make a brief stop at Nabalu Market. Nabalu is a place where the local natives gathe rto sell local produce, fruits, home grown vegetables and handicraft souvenirs. It is also here where you can get lucky to capture unforgettable moments of Mount Kinabalu stunning views. Proceed for about 1.5 hour drive to Poring Hot Springs. Lunch will be served at Poring Hot Spring Restaurant, After lunch, a must visit is the Canopy Walkway which 20 minutes hike is needed. Experience the height of 41 metres above the ground and length of 157 metres. There are a total of 2 canopy bridges specifically allotted for local visitors and tourists to experience the height of approximately 12-storey building!
Visit the next attraction, Butterfly Farm, where it features a garden, nursery and hatchery foreducation, research and preservation purposes. After which, you may just take a dip in the open air Jpaanese styled bathtub which the natural hot sulphuric minerals is believed to have therapeutic effects to soak away the sores and aches of your muscles. After a relaxing soak, transfer to Kinabalu Park and check into a mountain resort. You are free to explore the resort at leisure. Dinner in the park and overnight stay at Kinabalu Pine Resort or similar.
Day 2 - Kinabalu Park / Kota Kinabalu [B/L]
Wake up as early as 0600 hours to catch the sunrise. Appreciate the imposing beauty of Mount Kinabalu before your cery eyes as it is slowly surrounded by the clouds. After breakfast, enjoy the refreshing and cooling air as you proceed for an educational walk along the nature trails in the Botanical Garden. Kinabalu Park boasts an estimate of 4,500 species of plants which include 1,500 species if birds and 290 different types of butterflies. Visit the Mountain Garden and Exhibition Hall. You can have the option to explore the trails around Kinabalu park. Today's lunch will be at restaurant in Kinabalu Park. After lunch, depart back to Kota Kinabalu.
Price from RM899.00 per person (Minimum 2 persons).
* Offer valid till 31 March 2018.
- Return transfer(Kota Kinabalu-Kinabalu Park), Entrance fee, 1 night stay at Kinabalu Pine Resort , Full Board meals(1 breakfast, 2 lunch, 1 dinner)
- Beverages, Tourism Tax, Tipping, Things not stated above.
- Comfortable walking shoe
- Warm jacket
- Raincoat or umbrella
- Insect repellent
- As Poring Hot Spring is a public area, you may expect big crowd of visitors and locals during weekends & public holidays.
- There are many trails in the park itself, if you wish to do more jungle walk, please get advice from the park ranger.