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The Kinabalu Park is famous over the world for the highest mountain in South-East Asia - Mt. Kinabalu, a Vast jagged granite massif rising to 4,101m. (13,455ft.). The mountain is the focal point of the whole Park which covers an area of 754 sq km (291 sq miles), and includes vegetation types ranging from the rich lowland zone through the montane oak. Rhododendron and conifer forests to the alpine meadow plants and stunted bushes of the summit zone an area that probably has one of the richest flora in the world.

The Headquarters is situated on the southern boundary, at an elevation of 1,524m (5,000 ft). Restaurants and an exhibit centre are found here as well as the Park offices. It is only a 2-hour drive from Sabah's capital of Kota Kinabalu on a good sealed road. The Park is an ideal spot for day visitors who simply want to get away from it all and enjoy the cool air, as well as those who wish to stay for a few days and climb the mountain or explore the forest trails.

THE PARK AT A GLANCE:
Size: 4,343 sq. km
Highest Point: Mount Kinbalu (4,101 meters)
Flora Fauna: To date, 711 species of orchids had been scientifically described and the fauna of Kinabalu Park includes 326 species of birds, 90 species of lowland mammals, 22 species of mountain mammals, 81 species of toads and frogs, 112 moths and a large proportion of the 850 species of butterflies occurring is Sabah.
Activities: Mountain climbing, photography, jungle walks.

The prime attraction here is the Hot Springs, first developed by the Japanese during World War II and now piped into several open-air Japanese style baths. For visitors with more time there are graded paths leading through rich lowland forest to mountain rivers, waterfalls and the tumbled bat caves.

Situated just at the corner of Mount Kinabalu, surrounded with lands of agriculture, which gives this village a very scenic view. The locals are mostly Muslims from the ethnic group of Dusun, which mainly are hill vegetable farmers as main activity for living.

Come here and enjoy the fresh cooling air, experience the local daily lifestyle and wake up early in the morning to witness the majestic Mount Kinabalu at its’ best.

Kinabalu Park – Malaysia’s first World Heritage designated by UNESCO in December 2000 is only 10 minutes drive from Kg. Sinisian, and if you come on the right time, you may also be lucky to see the beautiful Rafflesia in bloom, the largest flower on earth and among the hardest to find.

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