Day 1 Kota Kinabalu – Kinabalu Park (L/D)
The Kinabalu Park Camping trip takes you to the Sayap Substation, a little used ranger outpost on the perimeter of Kinabalu National Park. The area is surrounded by vast jungles in a temperate climate and has an abundance of biodiversity. The Sayap Substation is located 1,080 metres above sea level and the campsite sits besides a beautiful mountain river. There are western toilets and showers at the campsite. The surrounding primary rainforest is filled with orchids, giant trees and waterfalls.
0900 hours depart Kota Kinabalu and drive two hours to the Kinabalu Park substation. Set up camp and then eat lunch, before departing on a trek to the Kemantis Waterfall. Swim in the cool water that comes from the top of Mount Kinabalu. Return to camp for dinner, before heading out on a night walk to search for reptiles, amphibians and mammals. Overnight at Sayap.
Day 2 Kinabalu Park (B/L/D)
Breakfast in camp then go trekking on one of the many great trails around Sayap. Follow the beautiful mountain rivers on 6 km trek to discover the flora and fauna of Mount Kinabalu. Return to camp for lunch. Then spend the afternoon going on short walks or relaxing by the river. After dinner, head out for night walk. Overnight at Sayap.
Day 3 Kinabalu Park – Kota Kinabalu (B)
Take an early morning birding walk before returning to camp for breakfast. Depart the park and return to Kota Kinabalu, arriving around 1200 hours.
Transfer to/from Kota Kinabalu, tent with sleep mats and sleeping bag, meals, english speaking guide, entrance fees, drinking water, coffee & tea, snacks.
Items not indicated in the itinerary, optional tours, soft drinks, juices & alcoholic beverages, tips and gratuities for guide.
2 adults per order
What to Bring: Comfortable hiking backpack, head lamp, mosquito repellent, sunscreen, hat, snacks, raincoat, sunglasses, binoculars, leech socks, dry-bag, swimwear, good walking / trekking shoes, personal toiletries including towel, personal medication and basic first aid kit, light clothing for trekking. Warm clothes are very important for this trip as it is cold in the evening as you will be camping around 1,000 meters above sea level.
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