The Giant

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tour-raflesia-content01Gunung Gading National Park is home to the world’s largest flower, the Rafflesia. Growing up to approximately a metre in diameter, this amazing flower gives off a pungent odour, attracting flies and other insects for pollination.

 

The Rafflesia has no specific blooming season and it takes nine months to mature from bud to flower.  Once fully bloomed, it lasts only 4 or 5 days before withering. Rafflesia Tuan-Mudae is the species that occurs at this National Park.


Duration:             6 hours

Minimum:           2 pax

Price:                    RM 380.00 per person

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Includes:
◦ Return Transfers (Surcharge applies for transfer from hotels outside of Kuching City)
◦ Entrance Fees
◦ Lunch / Mineral Water
◦ An English speaking leader

Itinerary:

8.00AM- Pick up from your hotel and heading straight to Gunung Gading National Park.

10.00AM- Arrive at the national park.

10.30AM- Short briefing by your guide.

10.45AM- Start trekking to spot the Rafflesia.

12.30PM- Have a break at the waterfall. You can swim at the waterfall.

1.30PM- Trekking back to the starting point and get ready for lunch.

2.00PM- Lunch at Lundu town.

3.00PM- Going back to Kuching.

5.00PM- Arrive at your hotel.

Things to wear and bring:

Wear comfortable full cover trekking/walking shoes; light clothing; still and/or video cameras; swimming suit/trunk or shorts, bath towel, change of clothes, suntan lotion, hat, insect repellant.

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