4 days in Sabah Itinerary
Start: Kuala Lumpur
— 2 nights
— 1 night
End: Kuala Lumpur
Wed, May 8 - Sat, May 11
Kota Kinabalu — 2 nights
A holiday in Kota Kinabalu, the state capital and main gateway town, offers access to urban areas boasting a diverse and rapidly evolving set of malls, bars, and quality restaurants serving locally caught seafood.Spend the 9th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, head off the coast to Manukan Island, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kota Kinabalu City Mosque.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kota Kinabalu tour itinerary maker website.
Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. In May, daily temperatures in Kota Kinabalu can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kundasang.
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Kundasang — 1 night
Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Kundasang War Memorial and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu.
For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kundasang travel route builder tool.
Traveling by car from Kota Kinabalu to Kundasang takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.
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Sabah travel guide
Land Below the Wind
One of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo, Sabah sits as the easternmost state in the country. The state's many natural attractions, nature reserves, and national parks, are home to an overwhelming range of animal and plant life, including the famed proboscis monkey. Off the coast, dive spots beckon many tourists, who come to explore the rich marine environment in protected areas. Historically a very culturally diverse part of the country, the towns and villages offer heritage museums, vibrant architecture, and cuisine that takes inspiration from the wider region.