0745 Meet at hotel lobby and proceed to
Mesilau Nature Park, which is part of the
Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia's World Heritage site. Journey will take approx. 2.5 hours passing
by villages, paddy fields along mountainous roads that wind along the Crocker range.
A brief stop over at Nabalu, a collection
of native stalls selling fruits, vegetables, local produce and handicrafts. An opportunity
to observe the local stall activities.
1030 Arrive at Mesilau
Nature Park, on the Mesilau plateau en route be captivated by the
spectacular views of the Kundasang valley, and parts of the scenic
beauty of the Kundasang Mt. Kinabalu Golf Course, a challenging 18-hole
golf course for avid golfers, undeniably, the highest golf course in
South East Asia
cool and refreshing mountain air, and have a majestic view of Mount Kinabalu,
the highest mountain in South East Asia. The mountain will look even
more spectacular with a sheer wall of granite towering a few thousand
meters from the virgin forest floor and ending in jagged peaks.
Free at own leisure or
proceed for a guided walk along the
nature trails with the park naturalist. While walking, listen to the sounds of the jungle
and observe nature's plants, trees, orchids and butterflies.
The Nature Park boasts an
estimated 4,500 species of plants which includes 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. The world’s largest pitcher plant, the “Nepenthes Rajah”
grows in abundance here.
Overnight at the eco-friendly
Mesilau Nature Resort, which is nestled amongst the trees at the
foot of the mountain at about 2,000 metres above sea level within the
Park OR at a mountain lodge near Mesilau - depending on availability.
(Lunch & Dinner)
breakfast, enjoy the scenic beauty within the vicinity of the Mesilau area.
Later, depart for Kota Kinabalu
en route a brief stopover at Kinabalu National Park (about half an hour
from Mesilau Nature Park).
On arrival, transfer to hotel.
End of Tour.
visit to Poring Hot Spring is optional but can be requested. Also see