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Kinabalu Park, Sabah

3.7
#7 of 42 in Nature in Sabah
Explore Kinabalu Park, an area brimming with nature that became the country's first World Heritage Site in 2000. Established in 1964, the grounds stretch out across 754 sq km (291 sq mi) and surround Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in the country. Bring your identification books with you, because over 4,500 species of plant and animal life live here, including endemic species like the Kinabalu giant leech, the Kinabalu giant earthworm, and the Nepenthes rajah. A popular place with hikers and climbers, the range of peaks here offers plenty of excitement for even the most experienced practitioners. Using our online itinerary creator, Sabah attractions like Kinabalu Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It's about an hour. This park is home to Mt. Kinabalu, the largest mountain in Southeast Asia, and various plants grow. You might be able to see Rafresia (the world's largest flower). The weather is changeable, so sneakers and rain gear. Drinks are also essential. I sweated unexpectedly. I enjoyed the canopy.
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  • Hi. I am interested in going to some trails in the kinabalu park (not the hike to the peak). Do i need any permit or guide to go on the trails or can i do it on my own.  more »
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