Early in the morning, insect eating birds will be visible especially at the main entrance of the Liwagu restaurant, opposite the chalets. Other birds expected to be seen are the large Malaysian Treepie, the Ashy Drongo, the Laughing Thrush, Short-tailed Magpies, and flocks of birds such as the Mountain Leaf Warblers, Chestnut-crested Yuhina, the Temminck’s sunbird, various flycatchers and babblers. Along the forest trails, it is possible to spot the velvet-fronted nuthatch, Bar-winged Cuckoo-shrike, the Sunda Whistling Thrush, and the iridescent green Whitehead’s Broadbill. Other species that might be seen include the Black Laughing-thrush, Blue-winged Leaf bird, and various barbets, woodpeckers and bulbuls
This morning, walk to Mt Kinabalu National Park. An area known for its incredible biodiversity, guests will hike local trails at the base of the mighty granite monolith, Mt Kinabalu, while the guide offers insights about the immense variety of flora along the trail, including their medicinal properties and their importance to local communities or continues to the Poring Park the 41-metre-high canopy walk for a bird’s eye view of the surrounding jungle.
Continue to Poring Hot Springs (45km – approx. 1hr) where a stroll along a canopy walkway will give you a bird’s eye view of the tropical rainforest. The Canopy Walkway is suspended between trees at a height of 40m and offers an excellent opportunity to observe wildlife which shelter from predators on the ground. If time permits, you may also have a chance to soak in the hot sulphur pools, renowned for their therapeutic properties. Full day bird watching at Kinabalu Park & Poring for 8 hours with car & guide disposal.
Overnight in Poring Hot Springs Lodge