6 days in Sabah Itinerary

6 days in Sabah Itinerary

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6 days in Sabah Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  3​h
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Sandakan
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
Singapore

3
days
Kota Kinabalu

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.
Get in touch with nature at Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club and Lok Kawi Wildlife Park. Step out of Kota Kinabalu to go to Tuaran and see Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club, which is approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Kinabalu Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for all kinds of wild species at Shangri-La's Orangutan Care Project.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kota Kinabalu travel planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 3-hour combination of taxi, flight, and subway. You can also do a combination of ferry and car. In November, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to fly to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club, Lok Kawi Wildlife Park, Kinabalu Park
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Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club ©
Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park
Lok Kawi Wildlife Park ©
Lok Kawi Wildlife Park

2
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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.
On the 22nd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Turtle Island Park. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), look for all kinds of wild species at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, and then identify plant and animal life at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sandakan trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Sandakan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sandakan

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Turtle Island Park ©
Turtle Island Park
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary ©

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