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Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Spring with Lunch from Kota KinabaluDay Trips

Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Spring with Lunch from Kota Kinabalu

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Venture into the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mt Kinabaly and hike across Kinabalu Park in this incredible full-day tour that includes hot springs, rolling hills, epic scenery and birds-eye-views from atop forest canopies. Your expert local guide will take you through some of Malaysia’s most picturesque countryside and point out indigenous flora and fauna along the way. Enjoy a savory local lunch and a relaxing dip in the Poring Hot Springs on this memorable day trip.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Mengkabong Water Village Day Trips

Mengkabong Water Village

Experience an incredible cultural tour of Mengkabong Water Village with this hands-on experience that goes the extra mile. Visit a renowned indigenous tribe and discover Bajau Fisherman community culture. Get involved and try your hand at crab catching and fishing with locals. Enjoy a sunset river cruise among mangrove trees and spot mesmerizing fireflies at the end of an incredible day.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours

Half-Day Mari Mari Cultural Village from Kota KinabaluHalf-day Tours

Half-Day Mari Mari Cultural Village from Kota Kinabalu

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Encounter Borneo’s traditional cultures at Mari Mari Cultural Village, where you get a glimpse into the daily routines and rituals of five major cultural groups. See each group’s distinctive houses, costumes, and practices, with a guide to help explain each thing you encounter, then see a performance that brings traditional Borneo to vivid life. After your time exploring Mari Mari Cultural Village, this tour includes a traditional meal in the village’s dining hall.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Half-Day North Borneo Railway Train RideHalf-day Tours

Half-Day North Borneo Railway Train Ride

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Ride a Vulcan Steam Engine dating from 1896 on the North Borneo Railway during a hassle-free tour. Retrace a colonial trade route through villages, countryside, and tunnels, and pass mangrove forests and rivers for spectacular views of scenery that's mostly inaccessible by traditional tour vehicle. Stop at a number of villages, where there's a chance to visit markets and chat with local people. Plus, lunch and round-trip hotel transfers are included. 
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

2D1N Private Sandakan Sightseeing Tour with Kinabatangan River CruiseOvernight Tours

2D1N Private Sandakan Sightseeing Tour with Kinabatangan River Cruise

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Experience Borneo’s wild nature on this 2-day tour of Sandakan. In the company of a guide, travel from the airport to Sepilok, where you can admire orangutans in their natural habitat. After a hearty lunch, head to the countryside and take a cruise on Kinabatangan River. Spend a night at a rustic lodge. On your second day, visit Gomantong Cave and explore the town of Sandakan.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days
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Proboscis Monkey and Fireflies River CruiseDay Trips

Proboscis Monkey and Fireflies River Cruise

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Cruise through the mangrove forests near Kota Kinabalu on this evening excursion in search of local wildlife. Listen to educational commentary on local species, such as proboscis monkeys, silver leaf moneys, macaque long tail monkeys, monitor lizards, and native birds. Once the sun sets, enjoy the sights of fireflies blinking in the twilight.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

Kota Kinabalu Kelly Bay Day TourDay Cruises

Kota Kinabalu Kelly Bay Day Tour

Kelly Bay is located in mangrove forest that leads to the beach. With this tour, you can get a glimpse of lives of the locals who live in the river, ride kayaks, relax in hammock, and enjoy a variety of water sports. Here you can try the Batik experience with traditional dyeing cloth craft program, or the Blow Pipe experience with native hunting tools, and don't miss the banana boat and the crab catch! ------------------ ITINERARY ------------------ •09:00 - 10:30 Departure from the hotel → 10:30 Mangrove cruise and relaxation → 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch → 13:00 Various activities including water sports •The schedule above is the estimated time and may vary depending on the circumstances.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours

Guided Kota Kinabalu Half Day City TourHalf-day Tours

Guided Kota Kinabalu Half Day City Tour

Discover the rich history and heritage of Kota Kinabalu on this comprehensive 3-hour city tour, including hotel pick-up. Visit landmarks like Wisma Tun Mustapha (Sabah Foundation Building) and the City Mosque; pay a visit to the prestigious University of Sabah and tour the fascinating Sabah Museum. Finally, soak up views of Kota Kinabalu and the Likas Bay lagoon from the summit of Signal Hill.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Monsopiad Cultural Village Tour from Kota KinabaluHalf-day Tours

Monsopiad Cultural Village Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Discover the world of the Kadazan people on a 3-hour tour to the Monsopiad Cultural Village. After transfer from your hotel, your visit to the village begins with a glass of local rice wine. Follow your guide to the House of the Skull where you learn about the legendary warrior, which the park is named for. Later, watch or join in a traditional Kadazan dance.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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3-Day Mount Kinabalu Summit Hiking and Poring Hot Spring StayHiking

3-Day Mount Kinabalu Summit Hiking and Poring Hot Spring Stay

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Summiting 13,435-foot (4,095-meter) Mount Kinabalu, the peak that adorns Sabah’s state flag, is a Borneo must-do for many. To make the summit, you need to reserve your mountain guesthouse well ahead of time. Rather than piece the trip together independently, take it easy with this convenient 3-day package that includes a night at Laban Rata Resthouse, a night at Poring Hot Springs, a climbing permit, guide, meals, and round-trip transfers.
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  • 3 days
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  • 3 days

Kudat Rungus Long House & Tip of Borneo Tour Day Trips

Kudat Rungus Long House & Tip of Borneo Tour

Explore Kudat area and learn about the Rungus people. Discover honey harvesting methods at a bee farm in Kampung Gombizau, and learn rich traditions at a Rungus longhouse. At the end of the day, catch the view from Tanjung Simpang Mengayau, or the Tip of Borneo - Day trip to the fascinating Kudat area of northern Borneo - Insights into the Bajau & Rungus peoples during your day - Chance to witness live beekeeping & learn about raw honey - Lunch & look into culture at a traditional Rungus longhouse - Views from Tanjung Simpang Mengayau, the Tip of Borneo
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Gayang Trails Fishing Village Crab Catching and Batik Painting from Kota KinabaluDay Trips

Gayang Trails Fishing Village Crab Catching and Batik Painting from Kota Kinabalu

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Learn about the seafaring skills of the Bajau Laut people, a tribal group of Malaysia commonly referred to as ‘sea gypsies.’ This day trip to Gayang village includes a cruise past their houses built on stilts. Go crab catching and observe main livelihoods, such as fishing and pearl farming, then try your hand at batik painting and keep your creation to take home as a souvenir. Light refreshments are included along with round-trip transport from Kota Kinabalu hotels.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Kota Kinabalu City TourHalf-day Tours

Kota Kinabalu City Tour

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Discover the rich history and heritage of Kota Kinabalu on this comprehensive 3-hour city tour, including hotel pick-up. Visit landmarks like Wisma Tun Mustapha (Sabah Foundation Building) and the City Mosque; pay a visit to the prestigious University of Sabah and tour the fascinating Sabah Museum. Finally, soak up views of Kota Kinabalu and the Likas Bay lagoon from the summit of Signal Hill.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Half-Day Mari Mari Cultural Village Tour from Kota KinabaluHalf-day Tours

Half-Day Mari Mari Cultural Village Tour from Kota Kinabalu

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Explore Borneo's indigenous cultures on a half-day trip from Kota Kinabalu to Mari Mari Cultural Village, which features traditional houses, crafts, and bushcraft recreated by members of each tribe in Sabah. You'll see local people making blowpipes and kindling bamboo fires, then learn the symbolism behind Sabah's long tradition of tattooing. With pickup and drop-off at hotels in Kota Kinabalu, this tour includes entrance fees and lunch.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kota Kinabalu Half-Day City TourHalf-day Tours

Kota Kinabalu Half-Day City Tour

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Check off Kota Kinabalu’s key sights in just half a day on this comprehensive guided door-to-door tour. Soak up sweeping views of the city from Signal Hill, learn about Chinese Buddhism at Pu Toh Tze Temple, and explore Sabah’s rich heritage at the Sabah State Museum. Along the way, see the Sabah State Mosque, the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, and the 30-story Menara Tun Mustapha.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Kota Kinabalu by Night with DinnerDining Experiences

Kota Kinabalu by Night with Dinner

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Soak up the electric atmosphere of Kota Kinabula by night on this 3-hour evening tour, including hotel pick-up. Browse the bustling night market, then enjoy a magnificent view over the illuminated city from the observation deck of Signal Hill. Finally, tuck into a sumptuous dinner of typical Malaysian dishes, accompanied by traditional Malay music and dance.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Kudat Peninsula Day Trip to Tip of Borneo from Kota KinabaluFull-day Tours

Kudat Peninsula Day Trip to Tip of Borneo from Kota Kinabalu

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Discover the beauty of the Kudat Peninsula on this Tip of Borneo day trip from Kota Kinabalu. Mingle with the locals in the town of Kota Belud, and learn of the indigenous Bajau and Rungus peoples. Gain insight into local bee-farming and honey-harvesting at Kampung Gombizau, and visit a traditional Rungus longhouse to learn of their cultural traditions. Enjoy breathtaking views over the South China Sea from your vantage point at the Tip of Borneo, the island’s northernmost edge. Capture the views on camera before returning to Kota Kinabalu.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

Tambunan Authentic Homestay AdventureOvernight Tours

Tambunan Authentic Homestay Adventure

This tour provides you a chance to live in a local village. Sunusron is a old and quaint village in tambunan where you will get to experience the local culture of Sabah Borneo. From breathtaking views to home cooked food you will walk away from this tour with local knowledge you are sure to never forget.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days
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Longhouse Stay Cultural Experience - 2 DaysOvernight Tours

Longhouse Stay Cultural Experience - 2 Days

There is a strong cultural feel when you are in Kudat, located on the north coast from Kota Kinabalu Kudat welcomes her visitors with stretches of longhouses on stilts along the peninsula. The quiet town of Kudat is a serene fishing village and well-known for her beautiful beaches along its coast. Be with either exploring nature trails or simply have a lazy day on the beach, Kudat offers stunning sunsets that fill the entire skyline with colours and radiates the feel of repose leaving you enduring for more.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days

Mari Mari Cultural Village Tour from Kota KinabaluHalf-day Tours

Mari Mari Cultural Village Tour from Kota Kinabalu

Delve into Sabah’s cultural melting pot on a day trip to Mar Mari Cultural Village, where you can meet the people of indigenous Borneo and witness fire-starting and blowpipe-making demonstrations. Perfect for families and first-time visitors, this small-group tour is limited to 15 people to ensure personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Kota Kinabalu City and Nature TourHalf-day Tours

Kota Kinabalu City and Nature Tour

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Explore both the popular highlights and some lesser-known spots of Kota Kinabalu city on this small-group day tour. A highlight is the unusual Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, a floating temple surrounded by a lagoon. Visit a produce market selling everything from seafood to flowers, and ask your guide for local food recommendations for lunch. Plus, you'll get the best views of  Kota Kinabalu Crocker Range National Park from a viewpoint.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Kinabalu Park & Poring Hot Spring TourThermal Spas & Hot Springs

Kinabalu Park & Poring Hot Spring Tour

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You don’t have to climb Mt. Kinabalu to experience the beauty of Mt. Kinabalu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sabah. Travel to the ecological wonderland with ease on a day trip from Kota Kinabalu, which proves the ideal choice for first-time visitors with limited time in Borneo. Exploring with a guide increases your chances of spotting endemic wildlife and ensures you learn more about the 6,000 species of flora and fauna native to the area.
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  • 11 hours
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Crocodile Farm, Rungus Longhouse & Tuaran Temple from Kota KinabaluDay Trips

Crocodile Farm, Rungus Longhouse & Tuaran Temple from Kota Kinabalu

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Escape the city and delve deeper into Borneo’s indigenous culture on a day trip to Tuaran from Kota Kinabalu. A great introduction for first-time visitors, this package saves you the stress of advance planning by taking care of transport and activities, and offering the inside scoop on Sabah’s culture and history.
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  • 5 hours
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Rungus Longhouse and Tip of Borneo ExperienceFull-day Tours

Rungus Longhouse and Tip of Borneo Experience

Visit a traditional longhouse and take in the view from the Tip of Borneo on a full-day excursion from Kota Kinabalu that includes hotel pickup and drop-off, and lunch in a Rungus village. Explore Borneo’s indigenous culture with a small group that’s limited to 12 participants for a personalized experience, and learn about Sabah farming, crafts, and history.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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