3 days in Sabah Itinerary

3 days in Sabah Itinerary

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Kota Kinabalu
— 1 night
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Sandakan
— 1 night

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Kota Kinabalu

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 14th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tanjung Aru Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Kota Kinabalu driving holiday planner.

Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. May in Kota Kinabalu sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Climbing Tours
Tanjung Aru Beach ©
Tanjung Aru Beach
Spas

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Sandakan

Sandakan
Taking a trip to Sandakan remains one of the best ways to enjoy eco-friendly and culturally rewarding adventures in one of Borneo's largest cities.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, identify plant and animal life at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), and then get a new perspective on nature at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC).

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sandakan itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Sandakan can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sandakan

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
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Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary ©
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

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