Immerse yourself in the world of lavish biodiversity and rare flora and fauna with 4 days of hiking in Crocker Range National Park. The journey takes you to the hills and forest along the Salt Trail, a route used by age group of traders to reach the markets of remote villages in the mountains.
Day 1 :A 90-minute drive takes you Kampung Tikolod, where you start the first leg of your trek.Rise from your starting point at an elevation of 3,110 feet (950 m) to a 4,115-foot (1255-m) peak, and then come down all the way down to Kampung Kionob at 1,425 feet (435 m). Here, you can settle in and loosen for a night of camping.
Day 2 :Begin your second day with a trek on more level ground, with several river crossings as you make your way to Kampung Buayan. You can see several houses along the trail, signs of the agriculture that supports much of the population here. Finish the day with free time in the evening and housing in a local homestay for the night.
Day 3 :Climb to a altitude of 1,800 feet (550 m) and then go down to 1,070 feet (325 m) on your way to Kampung Terian, where you can see how community village life coexists with the jungle as the locals plant their produce of rice or tapioca ahead of your homestay for the night.
Day 4 :The last leg of the trek gives you one more hill to climb, rising to 2,675 feet (815 m) before go back to the substation at 1,800 feet (550 m). Enjoy a panoramic view of Kota Kinabalu before the go back to town and your hotel.
6. Borneo Cultural Village & Garama River Cruise
Get a look at the wildlife and lifestyles of Borneo with a day trip that shows you the island’s most classic sights. Monkeys and mangrove trees frame a trip on the Garama River, a cooking session features a few of the island’s dishes, and Borneo Cultural Village shows its people’s living traditions set out in the morning from your hotel for the first leg of your journey, which takes you to Borneo Cultural Village.
7. Chanteek Borneo Gallery Half-Day Excursion With Traditional Borneo Lunch
Embark on a guided tour of the Chanteek Borneo Gallery, a house that contains more than 240 dolls wearing miniature versions of traditional Malaysian outfits. Learn about the legacy and racial practices of the Sabah people and then partake in joy local games outside of the museum.After being picked up at your hotel, make your way to the Chanteek Borneo Gallery, where you are greeted by gallery attendants decorate in traditional garb. Listen as your guide explains how clothing has changed over the years, before leading you through the many exhibits showcasing the variety kinds of costumes that have been worn.
8. City Highlights Half-Day Tour
Take a trip through Kota Kinabalu and explore its fascinating history, architecture, and traditions. Get up-close sight of notable landmarks like Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Islamic mosques, the Sabah Museum, and attractive Signal Hill, before shopping at a local market featuring handmade goods.Start with a visit to the Menara Tun Mustapha, one of the highest buildings in the city, and proceed to the Universiti Malaysia Sabah to see its sizable facilities and sprawling gardens.Make your way to the City Mosque to admire the Islamic architecture complemented by the attractive Likas Bay. The design of the mosque is created to look as though it is floating on water, and its reflection creates a mesmerizing image in the clear bay below.Get a brief look into community life during the colonial era at the Sabah Museum. With the help of your well-informed guide, browse several artifacts and galleries that give detailed insight into the native Kadazan-Dusun people.Finally, take a few pictures at pleasing Signal Hill, with breathtaking vistas of the city below, the surrounding islands, and Tun Abdul Rahman National Park, before journeying back to your hotel.
9. Colors of Borneo Excursion
Throughout the island of Borneo, discover attractive landscapes. Join this trip to appreciate aspects of traditional daily life by meeting local residents, try your hand at the artistic ventures undertaken by villagers in the area, and sit back and unwind as you cruise down a mangrove-lined river.Begin by heading out of the city on your way to a quaint Borneo village particularly popular for its batik workshops, a style of art using colorful wax that is dried on the cloth to create complex decorative patterns. Admire the variation of designs and see firsthand how the procedure takes place before you have some free time to produce your own batik artwork.Next, visit a ceramics factory and admire the unique and historic motifs in the ceramics. Follow your guide to the river and board a small but well-built raft for a relaxing cruise. As you drift down the winding waterway lined with forest and mangrove trees, listen to stories of the people living along the river. If time grant, go for a swim or sip a mug of a popular drink Teh Tarik or “pulled tea” before it is time to go back to your hotel.
10. Coral Flyer Flying Fox Ride at Sapi Island
Fly down the world’s longest island-to-island zip line in the wonderful islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Admire the ridiculous natural wonder of the 5 islands in the marine park, keeping your eyes open for rare species of fish and tropical birds.The 5 islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park are Gaya, Sapi, Manukan, Mamutik, and Sulug, only about 10-20 minutes by speedboat from the city of Kota Kinabalu. The islands are characterized by shallow waters, sumptuous coral gardens, and white sandy beaches. Among the sandy sea bed, a variation of marine life can look, including scorpion fish, blue spotted stingrays, cuttlefish, mantis shrimp, and the occasional sea turtle.as you zip across the world’s longest island-to-island zipline, stay on the lookout for scarce species of tropical wildlife. Fly over 820 feet (250 m) from Gaya to Sapi, taking in the incredible island panorama. Managed by an organization with fifteen years of history building ziplines in Asia, you can rest assured in the security and quality of the line.