Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Springs

Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Springs
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No tour of the Borneo Island is complete without visiting two of the most popular attractions here – the Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Springs.

The former is situated in the county of Sabah, which is widely known for other points of interests for tourists, such as Mount Kinabalu and Padas River, where a lot of people are gathering every year to practice extreme water sports. With an area of more than 750 square kilometers, it is the largest natural park in the county, and a renowned recreation destination for both tourists and local inhabitants.

It is a real feast for your eyes to contemplate all the wonderfully colored flowers found in this place. There are a lot of orchid species that grow exclusively in this area. The total number of unique varieties of endemic plants, which are not found anywhere else on the globe, is estimated at around 280. The same thing applies for more than 290 species of butterflies, birds and animals that live only in the area covered by Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Springs.

A walk on the suspended bridges existing in this region offers you a unique perspective of the whole landscape, which lays 60 meters under your feet. The walkways are very solid, but only people with a strong heart and enough courage dare to cross them.

Once you arrive at the hot springs, you can admire the gaseous water emissions springing from the ground, or even take a bath. The curative properties of these waters are widely known, and there are a lot of differently sized bathtubs here, for a single person or for a family.

You can take your camera along and shoot or record beautiful pictures, which will later serve you as a remembrance of the wonderful time spent at Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Springs.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • 8.00am: Pick up from hotel
  • 10.00am: Reach and explore Kinabalu Park.
  • 12.00pm: Lunch and head to Poring Hot Spring
  • 2.00pm: Canopy walk and leisure time in Poring Hot Spring
  • 4.00pm: Head back to Kota Kinabalu city

Prices

Diving in Sipadan informationPrices stated are in Malaysian Ringgit.
PackagePer Person
Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot SpringsMYR 190.00

Prices Include

  • Return land transfer
  • Guide
  • entrance fee
  • lunch
  • canopy walk

Comments

  1. phuck (May 7, 2013)

    this is funny :P

  2. Ruth (May 1, 2013)

    Sorry forgot dates. July 21- July 23

  3. Ruth (May 1, 2013)

    Hi, can you tell me availability and total costs for 3 d 2 night for 2 people mt Kinabalu. Also which hotels will we be staying at and what type of room? Thanks,

  4. Vas (March 1, 2013)

    Hi,

    We would like to join the 1 day tour package in end of April 2013. Do I need to do earlier booking or can I make payment on the tour day itself?

    Thanks.

  5. kay cheong (February 15, 2013)

    Me and my friend (2 adults), would like to do the mount kinabalu climb and also the kinabalu park and hot spring from 24-28Feb.. would you mind to send me the details asap? sorry cuz its a last mins plan.. thanks

  6. Sergey (January 3, 2013)

    Hello:

    We are now at Nexus Karambunai, and all four of us would have liked to spend a day in Kinabalu park. Could you offer us a package WITHOUT hot springs?

    BR,
    Sergey.

  7. Tan Peng Guan (December 28, 2012)

    If we only want to visit Kinabalu Park, can you make transport arrangement to fetch us from BEST WESTERN Kinabalu Daya Hotel in the morning to the park and fetch us back to the hotel in the evening?
    How much does it cost per person?

  8. Travis (September 5, 2012)

    Hey,
    We (2 persons) love to do the hike of the mountain – likely the 2 day, one night tour, and then the following day the hot springs. this would be for Oct 8-12. Can you send me info.
    Thanks

  9. Jason (July 28, 2012)

    Hello Roisin,

    Thanks for the Comment :-)

    I’ve sent you out the details.

    Cheers,
    Jason

  10. Roisin (July 18, 2012)

    Hello

    What is the availablity like for this tour for the 3rd August one person? and How much is it?

    Thank you

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Borneo Facts

  • Currency: Malaysian Ringgit approx 1USD to 3MYR, Indonesian Rupiah approx 1USD to 10IDR and Brunei dollar approx 1USD to 1.2BND
  • Language: Bahasa and Chinese, although in most parts English is widely spoken
  • Size: Borneo is the 3rd largest island in the world after Greenland and New Guinea
  • Location: The island is divided among three countries: Brunei (1%), Indonesia (73%) and Malaysia (26%).
  • Rainforest: Borneo's rainforest is the oldest in the world at 130 million years.

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