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Sabah Tea Garden
Sabah Tea Garden located 800 meter on rolling hills near Kampung Nalapak, 11 meter from the Poring road junction, this is Sabah only tea plantation, producing both regular and certified organic tea.
Set in the tranquil district of Ranau and overlooking picturesque mountains, Sabah Tea Garden is the perfect for those seeking a short getaway. It offers comfortable rooms with air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi. The property is just a 20-minute drive to the popular Poring Hot Spring and a 25-minute drive to Ranau Town – which offers a variety entertainment options. The famous Mount Kinabalu is a 45-minute drive away and Kota Kinabalu International Airport is a 2-hour drive away. Air-conditioned cottages are equipped with a sofa seating area, a TV with satellite channels, an electric kettle and a fan. Private bathrooms include hot/cold shower facilities. Sabah Tea House offers beautiful views and serves an array of Asian and Western cuisines, while Aramai Cafe serves refreshments and hot beverages. Guests can approach the hotels front desk for assistance with free parking facilities and to request for for non-smoking rooms. Sabah Tea Garden also houses a garden for guests who’d like to take a stroll.
A visit to Kinabalu Park will never be perfect without swinging by Poring Hot Springs. Situated 40 kilometers (25 miles) slightly northeast from the Parks HQ, Poring is located in the lowlands—a contrast to the Parks HQ. De-stress and soak away the sores and aches of your muscles in the spring’s hot sulphuric minerals, deemed to have healing properties and very popular among the locals.
Other than the natural hot spring main attraction at Poring Hot Springs, there are also other interesting areas in the park to be visited such as the butterfly farm, the Poring Orchid Conservation Centre, the tropical garden, the Poring canopy walkway, and the Rafflesia flower site.
Kota Kinabalu National Park
Kota Kinabalu National Park, about 90 kilometres from Kota Kinabalu, is one of the world's most significant natural environments.
The park is home to thousands of types of flora and fauna that are native to the area, and several hundred that are found only in the park.As such, Kota Kinabalu National Park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2000, the first in Malaysia. While its tourist trails are well-worn, the majority of the park is an unspoilt paradise for rare flora and fauna.
For those who aren't keen on testing themselves on Mt Kinabalu's slopes, there is still much to enjoy from a visit to the park.
The presence of Mt Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South-East Asia, is one of the contributing factors to the wide variety of animal, bird, insect and plant life found in the park.
Desa Cattle Dairy Farm
Desa is a local chain owned by Sabah. This farm is situated along the way to Mesilau Nature Park/Golf Resort. You will be able to see the entrance and a big signboard on the left. It took less than 2 minutes driving on a gravel road to the entrance.
If you visit Kundasang, Sabah, do not skip this beautiful place, Desa Dairy Farm. Desa Dairy Farm is a cow farm owned by the state government of Sabah. This place was so beautiful and charming. Apart from that, you can visit inside the farm to see the cows closer and they too sell fresh milks from their production.
* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.
Pick up from your hotel.
Arrive at Tea Factory at Sabah Tea Garden for Educational Tour.
Take a lunch at Tea House.
Arrive and check in beautiful Sabah Tea Cottage rooms (Twin Share).
Depart for Sapaon Recreational Area for outdoor games.
Return to Cottage to relax and refresh before dinner.
The funny games are waiting for you. Meet at the Cultural Hall for table games: Chess, Scrabbles, Congkak, Sudoku.
Campfire and enjoy the wonderful night scene.
Morning walk to enjoy beautiful Sunrise view of Mount Kinabalu and undulating tea plantation covered in mist.
Enjoy the Malaysia Breakfast.
Meet at cultural hall for Batik Painting.
At cultural hall for indoor games: Blowpipes, Caroms, Table Tennis.
Take group photo outside longhouse.
Pack & check out of Cottage Room.
Lunch at tea house.
Drop by Souvenir Shop.
Depart Sabah Tea Garden & on the way to Hot Spring & Canopy Walk, Bat Cave, Waterfall.
Cattle Farm to see cow farm, it is be a good experience to feed the cow.
Arrive National Park to see Timpohon Gate where people pas through to climb Mount Kinabalu.
Stop by at Nabalu Market to see or buy local fruit.
Depart to Kota Kinabalu.
Arrive Kota Kinabalu.
Min. Participant(s): 6 Persons To Go (child does not counted)
Tour location / Depart from: Kota Kinabalu
Recommend to book: 1 month(s) in advance
To book at least: 7 day(s) in advance
Cancellation & Refund Policy: Over 14days (from date of departure) charge 30% of Tour fare; 7 to 14 days (from date of departure) charge 50% of tour fare; Less than 7 days (from date of departure) charge full tour fare. No refund for those tours which involve accommodation.
Tour Type: Sit-In-Coach basis (SIC). This tour is not private tour, you will share the trip with other guests come from different countries. Please notify us upon booking if you are looking for private tour, surcharge might be applied.
Insurance: Tourist transportation insurance included. Please contact your insurance agency for personal travel insurance.
Pickup Service: Pickup service will be provided from the hotel/hostel/lodge that you are staying. Please wait at lobby while the tour guide will find you when he/she arrive. Dropoff service will be provided after travelling, please notify us upon booking if your dropoff location is differ from pickup location.
Specialities: You may decide the joining date, no compulsory tips (If you are happy and satisfied with the journey and the tour guide service, it's always a nice way to express your appreciation with tipping, OR words of thanks is good enough).