Many of you must have heard of the Kinabalu Park located on the West Coast of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, surrounding the Mount Kinabalu. Mount Kinabalu is the highest mountain on the island of Borneo (4095 meters high).
The Kinabalu Park established in 1964, is Malaysia’s first UNESCO Designated World Heritage Site, designated as the World Heritage Site in 2000 for its outstanding Universal Values. It is one of the most important Biological Sites in the world. It has more than 4,500 species of Plants and Animals, about 300 Birds, 100 Mammal Species and more than 100 Land Snail Species.
Kinabalu Park covers an area of 754 Square Kilometers surrounding the Mount Kinabalu and is one of the most popular Tourist spots in Malaysia. It is situated on the Crocker Range on the Western Coast of Sabah, within the district of Ranau. Crocker Range is a Mountain Range in the West Coast division of Sabah, separating the East and West coast of Sabah. The nearest City to the Kinabalu Park are Kota Kinabalu (KK), Tuaran, Kota Belud and Ranau.
Read more about the Kinabalu Park here
Picture used for illustration only – Credit: Shankar S