Arrival in Kota Kinabalu
On the first day you will be picked up from the airport and transferred the 20 minutes drive to your hotel located right in the heart of the bustling city of Kota Kinabalu. Your comfortable hotel has a colonial style and is located within walking distance or a short taxi ride away from the city sights. It also has a great selection of local restaurants nearby offering many of the local delicacies that Malaysia is famous for including their delicious curries.
Kinabalu National Park
In the morning there will be a breakfast buffet waiting for you before you head to Kinabalu National Park. On your way you will stop at Nabalu village and get to taste some of the local fruits. When you arrive at the National Park, you will brave the heights of the rainforest’s canopy walkway 100 feet above the forest floor. Take the time to visit the butterfly garden, and perhaps take a dip in one of the hot mineral springs set in beautifully landscaped gardens. During the tour you’ll explore the World Heritage site of Kinabalu National Park with your guide.
Departure from Kota Kinabalu
After breakfast it’s time to wave goodbye to the city of Kota Kinabalu and continue on to your next destination and the rest of your Borneo adventure.
Optional day trip
Traditional Cookery Class
If you want to experience something a little different during your time in Kota Kinabalu then we can arrange for you to join a traditional home cooking class alongside a small international group. In the morning you will be picked up by your friendly host and visit a local market where you will search for and be shown many local ingredients. Next you’ll go to your host’s house where you will help prepare a home cooked meal.
|£78 - per person|
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If you’d prefer to spend your time in Kota Kinabalu by the beach, we can upgrade you to our In Style option throughout your stay. This beach resort is located approximately 30 km from Kota Kinabalu. The resort offers a relaxing environment and is perfect for those wanting to escape from the city at the start of your Sabah holiday. The resort lies on the edge of the jungle and directly on a white sandy beach, looking out over an azure blue sea simply perfect for splashing around in. The resort also has a swimming pool with deck chairs as well. To truly unwind, have a massage and pamper your pallet with the delectable dishes offered here. This is the ideal place to either begin or end your Borneo trip.
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