The Sabah Agriculture Park (Taman Pertanian Sabah) is situated on a 200 hectare site and was developed and maintained by the Agriculture Department. It is a park that offers visitors both recreational and educational activities.
There are :
Native Orchids - There are at least 400 species with more than 1,500 collection being kept here, including many rare and endangered species such as the Elephant Ear orchid, the Rat-tail orchid and also not forgetting the many species of Slipper orchids many of which endemic to Borneo.
Crops Museum - This is an 8-acre living museum of Crop Plants where there are some 400 species of plants systematically planted according to their uses.
Ornamental Garden - The Ornamental Garden comprises 21 distinct and well-landscaped gardens with each garden exhibiting its unique plants and flowers.
Plant Evolution & Plant Adaptation Garden - Get to see how plants adapt to the environments, from pond-life to semi-arid habitats. You will also get to see the amazing giant water lily from South America.
Model Garden - This garden has five smaller theme gardens to illustrate the different styels in which a garden can be modeled.
Bee Centre and Museum - Sabah is home to five of the nine species of honey bees found in the world. The Bee Centre and Museum is a place where you can find them.
Animal Park - The Animal Park is likened to a mini zoo and various animals and birds are put on display.
* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.
Meet at Hotel lobby and depart for Tenom via Papar-Keningau-Tenom route. Journey takes roughly 3 hours.
Arrive at Murut Cultural Centre, about 10KM before Tenom town.
Arrive at Tenom Town and visit Fatt Choi Coffee Bar to dose up on the caffeine grown in Tenom and loved all over Sabah. Suitably pumped on coffee, visit the factory where the famous Tenom coffee are roasted and prepared.
Drive along in town looking for the Tenom Railway Station and Antanom memorial before having lunch at noon and departing to Sabah Agricultural Park.
Arrive Sabah Agricultural Park. Visit the model garden, orchid centres and ornamental gardens for a horticultural flavour or the living crop museum, agro foresty and demonstration farms for the agricultural section.
Prepare to leave the Sabah Agricultural Park and depart back to Kota Kinabalu via Tenom-Keningau-Penampang route.
Arrive in Kota Kinabalu and drop off at hotel.
Min. Participant(s): 2 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 14 days (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).