DAY1:KOTA KINABALU/TAMPARULI TOWN/NABALU/PORING HOT SPRING & CANOPY TREETOP WALK/KUNDASANG
pick up from the hotel and straight into Sabah’s lush countryside, with a couple of interesting pitstops. The first ½ hour drive you through scenic landscapes and lush paddy fields laced with rustic local villages and finally into Tamparuli Town. Take a walk on the famous “Jambatan Tamparuli” suspension bridge and soak up the small-town charm. Continue journey through the mountainous roads winding along the Crocker range for another hour, till the next brief stop at Nabalu Handicraft market. Nabalu is a rustic point perched on the hillside, where the local natives gather to sell local fruits, home grown vegetables and handicraft souvenirs. Depart on another hour’s journey to Poring Hot Spring. Lunch at the local restaurant. after lunch, time for a soothing sulphur bath in the Japanese-styled open air tubs! Dip in the all-natural mineral-rich hot springs water, surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens. There is also a cold water pool nearby for those who prefer a cold dip. Day 1 wraps up with an immersive exploration of Mount Kinabalu’s treetops. The Canopy Treetop Walk invites you to witness the grandeur of a hundred million year old rainforest, from a 175m length walkway suspended 60 meters above lush jungly tangles. Lastly transfer to Kundasang and check into a mountain resort. Dinner and overnight stay at the mountain resort.
DAY 2 : DESA COW FARM / KUNDASANG / KINABALU PARK / KOTA KINABALU
On 2nd day, you will wake up to a misty morning ushering in views of sun-draped Mount Kinabalu. First up on the day’s agenda, Visit Desa Cow Farm, a 199hectar stretch of pristine farmland on the foothills of Mount Kinabalu. Cattle graze the green valley pastures to provide nearly one million liters of mountain-fresh milk annually, all while travellers both near and far enjoy the outrageously scenic view that plays backdrop to this dairy farm. You can get close to the cattle, bottle feed the calves and enjoy some fresh milk or yogurt produce straight off the farm. Continue your journey to visit Malaysia’s first ever UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kinabalu National Park. Kinabalu Park itself 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. Enjoy the refreshing and cooling air as you proceed for a guided walk along the nature trails in the Botanical Garden. Proceed for lunch at the restaurant in Kinabalu Park. Thereafter, departing back to your hotel in Kota Kinabalu City.