Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Spring 2D1N tour - Private Tour

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VDT404848
Private tour
2 Days - 1 Night
Hotel pick-up

What To Expect

Kinabalu National Park is Malaysia first World Heritage Site designated by UNESCO for its outstanding universal values and the role as one of the most important biological site in the world. You are welcomed to Tamparuli – home of the famous “Jambatan Tamparuli”, a favourite folk song of the Kadazandusun people of Sabah which tells of a hanging bridge and the story a young girl who accidentally loses her shoe while crossing. Then go to Nabalu Handicaft Market. And you will visit Kinabalu national park and a visit to this mount will never be perfect without swinging by Poring Hot Springs. And you will enjoy 2 days for many outstanding places, details of which are stated in description section below.

Description

DAY 1 - KOTA KINABALU / TAMPARULI TOWN / NABALU / PORING HOT SPRINGS / TREETOP CANOPY WALK / KUNDASANG

08.30 am Depart from hotel and take a drive through scenic countryside of Tamparuli Town. Visit Historical Wooden Shop houses of olden days and walk across the “Jambatan Tamparuli”, a suspension bridge which is the famous landmark in that small town to get a feel of kampong (village) lifestyle. Thereafter, proceed to Nabalu Town. Journey will take approximately 1 hour passing by villages and paddy fields along mountainous roads that wind along the Crocker range. Nabalu is a place where the local natives gather to sell local produce, exotic 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.


11.00 am Proceed for about 1.5 hours drive to Poring Hot Springs. Lunch will be served at Poring Hot Spring Restaurant. After lunch, a must visit is the Treetop Canopy Walkway which 20 minutes hike is needed. Experience the height of 41 metres above the ground and length of 157 metres. Visit the next attraction, Butterfly Farm, where it features a garden, nursery and hatchery for education, research and preservation purposes. After which, you may just take a dip in the open air Japanese 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 Kundasang and check into a mountain resort. You are free to explore the resort at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at the Mount Kinabalu Heritage Resort & Spaor Kinabalu Pine Resort. (Mountain resort accommodation given will be based on availability at time of booking)

DAY 2 - KUNDASANG / KINABALU PARK / KOTA KINABALU

Wake up as early as 0600hrs to catch the sunrise. Appreciate the imposing beauty of Mount Kinabalu before your very eyes as it is slowly surrounded by the clouds. After breakfast, check out, and proceed to Kinabalu Park Headquarter. 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 of orchids, 77 of which are endemic to Kinabalu. The park also supports 289 species of 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. Afterwards a brief stopped at the Park HQ to receive the World Heritage Site Certificate before departing back to your hotel in Kota Kinabalu City.

Friendly Note:
There are many trails in the park itself, if you wish to do more jungle walk, please get advice from our guide.
Tour ends.

Highlights

  • Private tour (MIN .2 PAX)
  • Tamparuli Town
  • Nabalu Handicaft market
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site – Kinabalu National Park
  • Witness the Majestic Sight of Mount Kinabalu
  • Botanical Gardens nature trail
  • Capony treetop walk
  • Poring Hot Spring

Schedule

  • Duration: 2D1N. From 8.30 am – 2.00 pm
  • Departure: Your Kota Kinabalu city hotel
  • Returning point: The departure point

Include

  • Hotel Pickup & Drop off
  • Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach)
  • Meals as Stated
  • English/Chinese Speaking Guide
  • Entrance Fees to Kinabalu Park
  • Poring Hot Spring & Canopy Walk
  • Butterfly Farm
  • 01 Night Accommodation,
  • World Heritage Site Certificate
  • Added Benefits:
    +Travel at comfortable pace, no rush
    +Overnight experience in nature, 1500m above sea level
    +Cooling night temperatures of between 16°C to 20°C
    +Unique Itinerary (Innovatively customised from our team of experienced tour guides)
  • Special Inclusions:
    +Each Person receives a World Heritage Site Certificate 
    +Entrance Fees to Butterfly Farm
    +Lunch at Poring Hot Springs
    +Lunch at Kinabalu Park

Exclude

  • Tips
  • Personal Expenses
  • Alcoholic Drinks
  • Any expenses not mentioned

Please Note

  • This tour is minimum of 2 pax
  • Outskirt Hotels Pick-Up & Drop Off Surcharge :
    Additional charges of USD 7 per pax are chargeable for outskirt hotels pick-ups. Outskirt Hotels include Langkah Syabas, Beringgis Resort, Kasih Sayang, etc.
  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches & 1 dinner
  • Accommodation: 1 night mount Kinabalu Heritage Resort, Spa or Kinabalu Pine Resort (Twin, Triple Share)
  • Optional tours: Choice to add-on additional tours or revise itinerary to include Desa Cow Farm, Kundasang War Memorial, Fish Spa, Sabah Tea Garden, Kundasang Vegetables Market etc. Please consult your sales consultant for any amendment charges
  • Things You Should Bring:
    • Comfortable walking shoe
    • Extra Clothing
    • Towel
    • Bathing suit for soaking in the poring hot spring
    • Raincoat or umbrella
    • Warm jacket
    • Insect repellent
  • Things You Should Know:
    • Kinabalu Park is at high altitude approximately 1500 meter above sea level, it can get cold.
    • The Canopy Walkway is approximately 60 meter above the ground, not for the faint Heart.
    • Poring Hot Spring Outdoor bathtubs are for complimentary use and are free of charge. Guests can rent Indoor bathtubs but at own expense. 
    • There are only ten (10) standard and five (05) deluxe Indoor Bathubs at Poring Hot Spring. Rates are at USD 4/- per hour per standard indoor bathtub and USD 5/- per hour per deluxe indoor bathtub payable on the spot but are subject to availability.
    • Expect more crowds then usual during the weekends and public holidays, as it is also a popular getaway for locals.
    • Butterfly Farm located in Poring Hot Springs is closed on every Mondays.
    • The Slide Pool located in Poring Hot Springs is closed on every Mondays for maintenance. Guests are able to purchase the entrance fee (at own expense) to Slide Pool for USD 1/- per person. Free for 6 years old and below.

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