Lupa Masa Rainforest Camp
This rainforest tour package is a unique jungle camp that is hidden on the lower slopes of Mount Kinabalu National Park. ‘Lupa Masa’ literally translates as forgetting the time in Malay language and you probably will be doing that when you are there. Losing a sense of time within the Borneo tropical rainforest will let you get intimate with nature. Various jungle activities you’ll get to enjoy it for your holiday in Sabah Borneo. The accommodation is rustic but the experience will last a lifetime.
- Physicality 77%
Lupa Masa Jungle Camp is located on the lower slopes of Sabah’s famous Mount Kinabalu National Park, 30-45 minutes guided walk from Poring hot springs. Activities that can be done at the camp are getting to know the diversity of Sabah Borneo flora and fauna, learn some jungle skills, night and day walk for wildlife sightings, as well as enjoy soaking in the river or waterfall nearby.
The accommodations provided for you in an open-air bamboo hut, or traditional style ‘sulaps’ on stretcher hammocks; with hydro-electricity comes from the river and basic amenities. Vegetarian meals are provided during your stay.
9:00 am Pick up from your hotel lobby in Kota Kinabalu City. Then, proceed for a 2.5 hours overland journey to Poring, Ranau. 11:30 am Upon arrival at a meeting point, there will be a local guide waiting for you there. Proceed for 30-45 minutes walk in order to reach the camp. 12:10 am Once arrive at the camp, get settled in and enjoy a vegetarian lunch. After that, it is free at own leisure. (Optional activities: Jungle trekking, relaxing in the river or waterfalls.) 7:00 pm Dinner at the camp and overnight. (Optional activity: Night walks to spot nocturnal animals.).
Day 2: Lupa Masa Jungle Camp, Poring, Ranau
7:00 am Wake up early morning and have your breakfast. 9:00 am Time to explore the jungle with an experienced guide. The guide will provide an explanation on the flora and fauna that can be found at the area. They will be able to spot the unusual and camouflaged insects in the forest environment. 12:00 pm Enjoy a picnic lunch in the jungle. Then, return back to the campsite and feel free to swim at the river. Free and easy activities. 7:00 pm Dinner at the camp and overnight.
Day 3: Lupa Masa Jungle Camp, Poring, Ranau- Kota Kinabalu
7:00 am Wake up early morning and go for a morning walk around the campsite area. Then, enjoy your breakfast.
9:00 am Check out and proceed for an overland drive back to Kota Kinabalu City, feel free to stop en-route for lunch in Kundasang.
End of tour.