8 days in Sabah Itinerary

8 days in Sabah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sabah itinerary builder

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Kundasang
— 1 night
2
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights
3
Sandakan
— 2 nights
4
Semporna
— 1 night

S M T W T F S
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22

1
night
Kundasang

Kundasang ©
Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kundasang online route planner.

Kuala Lumpur to Kundasang is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Kundasang

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Sabah
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park

3
nights
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.
Kota Kinabalu is known for nature, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, head off the coast to Sapi Island, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and walk around City Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kota Kinabalu trip maker app.

You can drive from Kundasang to Kota Kinabalu in 2 hours. In August in Kota Kinabalu, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island
Sapi Island ©
Sapi Island

2
nights
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 17th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, look for all kinds of wild species at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), and then learn more about the world around you at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC). On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Puu Jih Shih Buddhist Temple, then take an in-depth tour of Sandakan Memorial Park, and then head outdoors with Sepilok Tropical Wildlife Adventure.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sandakan journey builder site.

Traveling by flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Sandakan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Semporna.

Things to do in Sandakan

Wildlife · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary ©
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

1
night
Semporna

A largely residential city of around 135,000, Semporna has gained popularity in recent years due to its archipelago's good connection to the surrounding islands, including very popular diving or snorkeling destinations such as Sipadan.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Bukit Tengkorak (Skull Hill), get interesting insight from Tours, and then step off the mainland to explore Mataking Island.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Semporna online road trip planner.

Getting from Sandakan to Semporna by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Semporna sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Semporna

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Mataking Island
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bukit Tengkorak (Skull Hill) ©
Bukit Tengkorak (Skull Hill)
Mataking Island ©
Mataking Island

Similar plans

9 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM BRAZIL February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM IRAN May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 6 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, relaxing, romantic, popular sights Preferences: March, relaxing, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 57 days in Thailand, Sabah & New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Malaysia & Brunei-Muara District BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Malaysia & Bangkok BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans