Tour Code: BPBKI08 Departure Time: 7.30AM Duration: 2 Days 1 Night Meal: Lunch + Dinner + Breakfast + Lunch Departure Point: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Meet at hotel lobby in Kota Kinabalu and transfer to Ranau. A mere 2-hour and a half drive from the city of Kota Kinabalu, the Sabah Tea Garden boasts a beautiful backdrop, Mount Kinabalu. A brief stop at Nabalu Market for an opportunity to buy local handicrafts and local fruits. Visit to Kinabalu Park, Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site for its role as one of the world’s most important biological sites, for a brief stop with a visit to the mountain garden which houses unique endemic flora such as the rare Rothchild’s Slipper Orchid, also known as ‘Kinabalu Gold’.
Proceed for Sabah Tea Garden, the only organic tea farm in Borneo and one of the few in the world. With its sprawling tea plantation surrounded by pristine rainforests in the cool mountain air, the Sabah Tea Garden beckons you to indulge in its beautiful surroundings, away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. Check in at the Cottage. Dinner at restaurant.
Breakfast at restaurant. Proceed for an hour guided Tea Factory tour. A tour around the factory will showcase a brief overview of how authentic and genuine tea leaves with no added coloring are processed, from withering, rolling, fermenting, drying, tea-tasting to packaging. Take the opportunity to sample the tea testing and later enjoy the lunch at the Sabah Tea restaurant before returning to Kota Kinabalu.