Duration: 3D 2N
Minimum Pax: 1
Package Code: BVA - BKIP04
Rungus Longhouse & mount Kinabalu visit
07h00 Meet at our HQ in Tanjung Aru Plaza. Before departing our crew will give you a brief orientation about riding in Sabah. Afterwards, get on the saddle and start riding towards the north of Sabah passing through rural panoramas, local villages and paddy fields. After about 1 ½ hour arrive in Kota Belud the main town of the West Coast division of Sabah where the predominant ethnic group of the Bajaus live. The Bajaus were known in the old days as the "Cow-Boys" of Sabah due to their skills with horses. Every Sunday morning the Bajaus will hold a big open air market (Tamu) easily accessible and open to visitors. After a coffee/tea stop, ride your Vespa further north for about 2 hours to visit a village famous for rearing bees to produce honey and afterwards move on to visit a gong making community. Proceed to a traditional Rungus longhouse and mingle with natives before enjoying an authentic local lunch. The Rungus are an ethnic group of Borneo residing primarily in northern Sabah. After lunch ride to the famous “Tip of Borneo” where you’ll have a chance to swim in the warm waters of the South China Sea. Return to the longhouse for the night. In the evening enjoy your dinner served together with the locally produced rice wine and witness a cultural performance. Overnight.
Breakfast at the longhouse. Wake up at the sound of crowing roosters and singing birds end experience the peaceful Rungus village morning atmosphere. Indulge in a traditional Rungus breakfast of steam farm produces like sweet potatoes & tapioca served with the locally grown tea & coffee. After breakfast gear up, start your engine and depart for a 6 hours ride to Poring Hot Spring. Stop at Nabalu for refreshment, visit the local market and take some pictures of the majestic Mount Kinabalu. Mount Kinabalu National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since the year 2000 and one of the most important biological sites in the world with more than 4,500 species of flora and fauna. Proceed to Poring Hot Spring riding the winding cooling roads of the Crocker Range passing by rural panoramas. Upon arrival enjoy a lunch break at the park restaurant. After lunch visit the Kipungit waterfall or trek on a nature trail about 500m above sea level that leads to a unique canopy walk which is 157.8m long and 41 meters above the forest floor for an exhilarating experience of walking among trees. Overnight at the lodge in Poring Hot Spring.
Breakfast at the lodge. After breakfast ride to the Kinabalu National Park for a visit to the Botanical Garden to enjoy the tropical nature and experience some jungle trekking. After the visit start your journey back to Kota Kinabalu stopping at local vegetable & fruits stalls along the way and snap some panoramic pictures before reaching the capital city.
Valid drivin license and mountain riding experience required.
Maxixmum total load 140 Kgs
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