Crocker Range Eco Trek

  

Do you fancy yourself an explorer? Then this trek is perfect for you! Not only do you see the awe inspiring highlands of Sabah, including forest reserves and endemic species, but you will also have the opportunity to see how people of rural communities live their everyday lives. Be inspired by supporting the local economies, and make many lasting memories with this amazing eco trek.

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Expected time of departure: 0600hrs

Day 1

Depart your hotel for 1 hour drive to Km 50 Tambunan Road. Upon arrival, commence trekking at 5,000 ft above sea level, walking downhill on a 45° slope, passing through native villages, primary/secondary jungle and shifting cultivation (5 hours). Stay overnight in village house/Community Hall. (Lunch & Dinner)

Day 2

Trek on gentle terrain and ridges, crisscrossing river beds, native villages, jungle and paddy fields. Stay overnight in village house by river bank. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 3

Wake up to the call of roosters in the morning before continuing our trek along river beds and jungle. Take a dip into the cool refreshing river of Crocker Range and enjoy a picnic lunch by the river bank. Return to village house for overnight stay. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 4

After breakfast, continue your last day of jungle trekking (5 hours) passing through a mixture of paddy fields and secondary forest. Return to Kota Kinabalu after a hearty lunch at the local coffee shop. (Breakfast & Lunch)

Note: We can also arrange a three days Crocker Range Jungle Trek upon request.

Crocker Range National Park in Brief

The Crocker Range is a forest covered mountain range which stretches in a south westerly direction from Mount Kinabalu towards the Sabah - Sarawak border. It separates the coastal plains from the interior regions. Frequently shrouded in rain clouds, the peak rise to between 1200 - 1800 meters above sea and coastal plains. Formerly a forest reserve, the 1399 square kilometers area became a national park in 1984. It is the largest park in Sabah.

The Crocker Range is bisected by the Padas Gorge, through which swirls the mighty Padas River. The Crocker Range provides a vital water catchment area for communities in the foothills and plains to both the west coast and interior.

Previously, there was no road from the interior to the coastal town but only with bridle paths crisscrossing the hinterlands. These bridle paths took the villagers down to the coastal town, bartering for salt, matches and kerosene. These paths have since been known as the Salt Trail and used for this Crocker Range Jungle trek.

Note: Temperature at night could drop to 13°C. Personal Porter is available on request at a surcharge. All trekkers are required to fill in a confidential Medical Information Form and Indemnity Form which will be provided during pre-briefing session prior to the commencement of tour. In the event of heat exhaustion, injury or sickness, helicopter rescue can be arranged at client's expense.

Please bring along long pants for trekking, Therma Rest or sleeping mat, rain cover or water tight proof bags, 2.5 liter drinking water bottle, swim wear, insect repellent, walking stick, head lamps (including extra bulb and batteries), personal toiletries, slipper or sandals and energy food (chocolate, raisins, nuts, rehydration salt, glucose, etc)


Includes

Tours and transfers, accommodation, meals, leech socks, sleeping bag and English speaking guide.

Excludes

Items not mentioned.

Cancellation Policy: Borneo Eco Tours (or our supplier partners) reserves the right to cancel these tours in the event of adverse weather conditions or in any circumstances beyond our control that are deemed unsafe. Guests will not be entitled to a refund should cancellation of these tours occur. However, where possible, every effort will be made to substitute any cancelled tour with an alternative tour.

Rates For Travelling From 01 April 2017 and Onwards

Rates For Travelling till 31 March 2016

MYR 1860 per person

All rates are inclusive of 6% GST.


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