Interesting Places In Malaysia
Poring Hot Springs located about 3 hour from Kota Kinablau. De-stress and soak away the sores and aches of your muscles in the spring’s hot sulphuric minerals, deemed to have healing properties and very popular among the locals.
Poring's hot spring and humid lowlands offer different attractions of orchids, rare butterflies and the world's largest bloom, the Rafflesia. The curative waters of this popular local hot springs rejuvenates aching muscles after the challenging climb of Mount Kinabalu.
o reach the Poring's hot pools which are located in a clearing in the forest, one need to cross a short suspension bridge over the Mamut River. From there, a path leads past some old trees and a grove of Gigantochloa Levis, a giant bamboo species from which Poring got its name. Fruit bearing trees, shrubs and flowering plants attract many species of birds, bats and insects.
Water temperature in the 5 hot springs ranges between 49 to 60 degrees celcius. Visitors can enjoy a refreshing dip in the swimming pool or soak in sulphurous water channelled from the hot springs into tiled pools and tubs.