Sabah Botanical Tour
Duration – 2 days/1 night
On the 2nd day, Learn about the local agricultural industry, with a stopover at a coffee factory before exploring the living crop museum of Sabah Agriculture Park which features many lovely gardens and agricultural crops.
Travel about 1 1/2 hours by road from Kota Kinabalu to the Rafflesia Information Centre on the ridges of the Crocker Range (1200 m above sea level). At the Rafflesia Centre you will learn about the unique biology of this parasitic flower which is the largest flower in the world. It is one of the most likely places to see the Rafflesia flower in bloom amongst the Liana vines on the jungle floor. If a Rafflesia is in bloom, you will trek along one of the trails in search of the bloom and buds. Even if no flowers are open, you will certainly find some Rafflesia buds.Proceed to the handicraft centre which houses art workshops, and also displays a wide range of artistic Sabahan handicraft.
A Rafflesia in Bloom
One of many Orchids at the Orchid Centre
Please bring along sun block lotion, personal toiletries, insect repellent, walking shoes, hat, towel, flashlight (torch), light raincoat and drinking water bottle.
Includes tour and KK transfers, accommodation and meals as indicated, park entry fees (excludes camera/video fees) and English speaking guide.