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Lupa Masa Rainforest Camp

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one night in Lupa Masa. After a rainy hike into the camp, the smiles and friendliness of the camp staff provided a warm welcome, followed by a delicious vegetarian meal. The hut we stayed in overlooked the river. Our mattress was comfortable and the mosquito net surrounding it allowed for a good night's sleep. The only sounds we...

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

It's approximately a 40 minute hike to the Lupa Masa rainforest camp. Beautiful location, very quiet and private. The camp staff was very friendly and helpful. I spent one night there with some friends, we stayed in tents. The tents were clean,covers are provided but I believe that there are huts available as well. - Public toilets and you can...

Thank ArielleSh0
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Our group spent one night at Lupa Masa camp, and it was a really memorable experience. If you are looking for a place to temporarily disconnect yourself from civilization, and to connect with (loads of) wildlife and nature, Lupa Masa camp is the place for you! The camp is in the middle of the rainforest, everything is truly back to...

1Thank Henry L
Candolim, India
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We had a memorable stay here. Me - 2 nights, my friends - 1 night. We stayed in tents on a stilted platform. It's very basic - you are completely surrounded by the chaos of the jungle. Don't use the bucket shower - rather take advantage of washing in the river below the camp. Showered one afternoon in the rain,...

Thank haddad94
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were staying at Lupa Masa just for one night. The place is amazing, real jungle that goes straight to the beach. The room was really clean and breakfast with the family a great experience. I can recommend a place to everyone.

1Thank Agata K
Wodonga, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We spent two nights relaxing in this off-grid haven hidden in the jungle on the side of Mt Kinabalu, 40 min walk from Poring. It's very rustic and peaceful and ideal for nature lovers, not so great if you can't handle bugs and mud or need wifi to survive! We stayed in a riverside chalet, a simple wooden hut with...

Thank klwtravel
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Three of us stayed at Lupa Masa Dec 2016. Absolutely loved the place and its amazing staff, all set within a beautiful patch of rainforest. Delicious food (and big portions - good for when you've been out walking all day!). A 30 minute trek to get to the place all adds to the unique experience. We had such a great...

Thank tom c
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We drove to Poring and parked inside Poring Hot Spring, no parking fees needed. We were asked to wait at Non Ling restaurant at 3pm and when we arrived our two young female guide (Stella & Adi) was already there. We then walked for about 30minutes to the main camp. We booked the tents for 3 days 2 night. Good...

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Siemianowice Slaskie, Poland
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Basic, overpriced jungle camp, needs some improvements. GPS location: 6.061960, 116.702060 but don't try find it by yourself because it is in deep forest. Just for information. Wet and smelly tents and mattresses. Holes in mosquito net, but we had our own one. Except short nightwalk, no guided tours. If raining nothing to do. We had a heartburn after every...

1Thank markos743
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a very basic camp set in the middle of the rainforest outside Poring. It's a great place for people wanting to be immersed in nature. Getting there involves a 45 minute walk through plantations and forest on a trail. It's slightly uphill but not difficult. You can leave excess luggage in Poring. There are four accommodation options (all...

1Thank HGHF

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lupa Masa rainforest camp is a natural hideaway set amongst some of the oldest rainforest on Earth. 3 hours from Sabah state capital Kota Kinabalu it is a short walk from the Poring Hot Springs which is 30 mins off the main Kota Kinabalu - Sandakan highway.Made from local bamboo with power supplied by its own on site hydro-electric generator Lupa Masa is one of the greenest, in all senses, places to visit and stay in Borneo. It is surrounded on two sides by the national park and the third boundary is a crystal clear river and waterfall. Accomodation is in traditional style 'sulaps' in tents on foam mattress. Lupa Masa is a haven for birds, mammals and thousands of weird and wonderful insects including stunning butterflies and fire flies. Seasonally on-site there are blooms of the largest flower in the world - the Rafflesia. The camp offers rainforest trekking, bird watching, village visits or simply the opportunity to relax surrounded by nature. ... more   less 

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Address: Jalan Poring | Poring Hot Springs, Poring, Ranau 88300, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Ranau > Poring
Number of rooms: 5
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“Lupa Masa is just under half way from KK to Sandakan. So you can go onwards to Sandakan by bus/hitchhike from Ranau (nearby).”
haddad94, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in a riverside chalet, which was a nice option. Take a towel or sarong and flipflops for accessing the river.”
HGHF, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are 4 types of accommodation: tents, small bamboo huts, 'honeymoon suite' or the river chalets. Take your pick”
B6166RYroberts, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are basic, you have a mosquito net and a bed, that's it.”
  • The view from our chalet
  • Our chalet (the luxury accomodation type) with riverview
markjosp, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Pay for the chalet and try to book when Nick and Sonny are there as their knowledge and guidance in the rainforest was brilliant!”
BriennaH, 12 May 2016 | Read review
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