We’ve combined the scenic nature trails of UNESCO World Heritage Site Kinabalu Park with a treetop adventure taking you 40 meters above the spectacular wilderness of Borneo’s ancient rainforest. This Full-Day itinerary takes you on a journey of discovery into Sabah’s most-celebrated natural wonders
while still leaving you with enough time to take it easy with a good soak in Poring’s best-known tonic for mind and body, its mineral-rich hot-springs. After breakfast, you will be whooshed straight into Sabah’s lush countryside-- but not without a couple of pitstops along the way for some famous local eats, handmade folk souvenirs and perhaps a taste of some exotic fruits.
The 1 ½ hour drive ushers you through scenic landscapes and lush paddy fields laced with rustic local villages. Continue your journey through the mountainous roads winding along the Crocker range until you arrive at Malaysia’s first ever UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kinabalu National Park. Set at 1,500m above sea level, this 754sq kilometer park features one the Tallest Mountains in all of South East Asia as its center piece, Mount Kinabalu. Next up, a guided-tour of the botanic gardens to learn more about the Kinabalu Park’s biological treasure trove—from carnivorous Pitcher Plants to rare Orchid species, the garden showcases a broad collection of endemic plant species found on the all four of Mount Kinabalu’s unique climatic zones.
Depart for Poring Hot Spring for lunch. After lunch, Check in to the one of the hostel inside the park and time for a soothing sulphur bath. Take a dip in the all-natural mineral-rich hot springs surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens. There is also a cold water pool nearby for those who prefer a cold dip. Your day wraps up with an immersive exploration of treetops. Poring’s Canopy Walkway now invites you to witness the grandeur a hundred million year old rainforest from a 175m length walkway suspended 60 meters above lush jungly tangles. Take in the sights, sounds and discover unique rainforest creatures from a bird’s eye view.