6 days in Kota Kinabalu, Kundasang & Tambunan Itinerary

6 days in Kota Kinabalu, Kundasang & Tambunan Itinerary

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Kota Kinabalu
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Kundasang
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Tambunan
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Kota Kinabalu — 1 night

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.
On the 19th (Fri), see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kota Kinabalu City Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Sapi Island, head off the coast to Manukan Island, and then see majestic marine mammals with Glass Bottom Boat Tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu trip website.

Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. In November, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kundasang.
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Kundasang — 2 nights

Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
On the 21st (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kinabalu Park. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Kundasang War Memorial and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kundasang online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Kota Kinabalu to Kundasang in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Tambunan.
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Tambunan — 2 nights

Tambunan is a valley district covering an area of 1,347 km2. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Mahua Waterfall and then don't miss a visit to Sabah.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tambunan visit planner.

You can drive from Kundasang to Tambunan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel to Kota Kinabalu.
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Kota Kinabalu

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kota Kinabalu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tambunan to Kota Kinabalu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 24th (Wed), you're off to home.
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