5 days in Sabah Itinerary

5 days in Sabah Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Subway + Fly:  3 h
1
Kota Kinabalu
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Sandakan
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  5 h 15 min
End: Singapore

2
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kinabalu Park and Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club. Step out of Kota Kinabalu with an excursion to Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club in Tuaran--about 48 minutes away. It doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lok Kawi Wildlife Park and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kota Kinabalu City Mosque.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Kota Kinabalu day trip website.

Singapore, Singapore to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 3- hour combination of subway and flight. November in Kota Kinabalu sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Kinabalu Park, Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club, Lok Kawi Wildlife 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Turtle Island Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), 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 more tourist information, refer to the Sandakan road trip app.

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

Things to do in Sandakan

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Turtle Island Park ©
Turtle Island Park
Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC)
Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC)
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary ©
Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

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