8 days in Sabah Itinerary

8 days in Sabah Itinerary

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Kota Kinabalu
— 2 nights
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Sandakan
— 1 night
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Kundasang
— 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.
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, step off the mainland to explore Manukan Island, appreciate the history behind Marlin Statue, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 13 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in October, expect Kota Kinabalu to be much warmer, temps between 37°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Climbing Tours
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island
Sapi Island ©
Sapi Island

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), then look for all kinds of wild species at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), and then identify plant and animal life at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sandakan online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Sandakan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kundasang.

Things to do in Sandakan

Wildlife · Parks · Museums
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Kundasang

Kundasang ©
Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
On the 10th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kinabalu Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kundasang road trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sandakan to Kundasang. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kundasang

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Sabah
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Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu

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