On this full day excursion from Kota Kinabalu, visit several points of interests in and around Kinabalu National Park. Explore the many trails at the base of the mountain, search for endemic birds, flowering orchids, and nepenthes. Visit a vegetable and fruit market in Kundasang, eat lunch in a local Dusun village, see a flowering rafflesia, and check out the canopy walk in Poring.

Day 1

Picked up from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu at 8am after breakfast (on your own) for a 2 hours drive to the Kinabalu National Park area. The drive goes through different vegetation and elevation with beautiful views of the valley below. Stop at various lookout points along the way for a chance of photographing the majestic Mt Kinabalu from afar. Upon arrival, explore the trails around the base before proceeding to the markets in Kundasang. Enjoy lunch in a local village before going to Poring for the Canopy Walk. If there is a flowering rafflesia (entrance fee on your own), get a glimpse of this before returning to Kota Kinabalu in the evening.



Return land transfers from Kota Kinabalu, lunch and drinking water, Sticky Rice Travel nature guide, all entrance fees (except for Rafflesia Entrance).


Camera fees if applicable

What to Bring?

Mosquito repellent, sunscreen, light jacket, swimwear and change of clothes, towel, binocular, comfortable walking shoes.


Daily based on a minimum booking of 2pax per departure. Single supplement applies for solo travellers.


You will be accompanied by a Sticky Rice Travel nature guide who will be imparting information and local knowledge of the area’s flora and fauna. 

We can also accommodate private guide or specialist guide eg. Birding guide requests.





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