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See the Kinabalu National Park, visit a tea plantation, Kundasang Memorial and the Death March route.
Pick up from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu and travel 2 hours along the ridges of the Crocker Range to Sabah Tea Plantation. Nestled in the lush tropical wilderness of one of the world’s oldest rainforest, this plantation is the largest single commercial tea plantation in Borneo. It is also one of the very few tea plantations in the world that certified to produce organic tea. Upon arrival, proceed to tea factory educational tour. Learn how tea is processed. Have a scrumptious lunch at the Sabah Tea house, overlooking the picturesque valley and Mount Kinabalu. After lunch, visit the traditional rungus longhouse.
Depart Sabah Tea and proceed to Kundasang War Memorial. Established as tribute to the memory of the 2,428 Australians and British POWs who died in Sandakan, Ranau or during the Death Marches.
Proceed to Kinabalu National Park, the home to numerous species of interesting flora & fauna. Explore one of the many trails that lead through to tropical Montane Oak and Chestnut Forest. Kinabalu is botanist’s paradise with over a thousand species of orchids, numerous different rhododendrons and pitcher plants. The birdlife is equally fascinating with most species being montane including a number of endemics. Guided walk to the Mountain Garden to see rare collection of mountain plants and flowers.
Return to Kota Kinabalu and transfer back to your hotel.
Wear comfortable shoes and clothes. Cotton T-shirts with long or short pants recommended. Sandals/Slippers recommended.
Things You Should Know:
• You can choose to wait at the resting area if you do not wish to proceed for any of the nature walks.
• Kinabalu Park is at high altitude approximately 1500 meter above sea level, it can get cold.
To enquire about this tour give us a call on (1300 882 803) or simply fill out the form below.