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World's Largest Flower

malaysia Tours World's Largest Flower

World's Largest Flower

  • Style: Local Tour
  • Duration: Short
  • Starts in: Kota Kinabalu
Guide Price £130
Highlights:
  • Crocker National Park
  • See the world's largest flower
  • Gentle scenic trek in search of the Rafflesia
  • Kipandi Butterfly Park
Itinerary:

This full-day tour allows guests to view the world’s largest flower, the Rafflesia. The journey starts with a scenic 1 hour drive along the Sinsuron Pass to Crocker Range National Park. The Rafflesia Centre is located at an altitude of 1,200m above sea level and the cool mountain air provides a refreshing change to the tropical heat of the lowlands. Named after British statesman Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, the Rafflesia is the biggest flower in the world and abundant in Borneo, making Sabah one of the best places in the world to see it. It takes approximately 9 months for the flower to bloom and once it does, it only blooms for a few days. Set off on a moderate trek to search for the Rafflesia. After, enjoy lunch at a local mountainside restaurant before proceeding to the Tambunan plains, a photogenic patchwork of rice fields. Afterwards visit Kipandi Butterfly Park before returning to Kota Kinabalu.

Please note: While the Rafflesia blooms year round, the flowers can be very short-lived and as a result the national park will only be able to guarantee a sighting 3 days before your visit. Should the flower not be in bloom on your specified date, your guide will discuss alternative sightseeing options for that day.  Should the flower be in bloom, the difficulty, distance and duration of the trek can vary depending on its location and can range from 30 mins to over 2 hours trekking. The trek can prove more difficult if it has been raining in the days prior and therefore we do not recommend this tour for the less mobile.  

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Prices
Guide Price £130
Inclusions
  • Private vehicle & guide, Lunch, Entrance fees
  •                      
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2021. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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