Explore Sabah @ Kota Kinabalu City


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8



Mandarin (advanced), Malay (fluent), English (fluent), Cantonese (conversational)

4D3N (Private Tour) - Mari-Mari cultural village, Kinabalu Park (Poring, Canopy Walk, Kundasang War Memorial), TAR Islands

Kota Kinabalu is the state capital of Sabah, and without a doubt, it is also one of the most lively cities on Borneo Island. In term of passengers arrival in Malaysia, Kota Kinabalu International Airport has the second highest load. For many visitors, Kota Kinabalu is the main entry point for their exploration of this beautiful place called Land Below The Wind.

One of the most fascinating cities in Malaysia, Kota Kinabalu is a vibrant metropolis that never loses its humble warmth and natural charms. There are plenty of things to see and do in the capital of Sabah. From culinary adventures to sightseeing, one cannot accuse Kota Kinabalu of not having much to offer. Our Sabah City Tours let you explore the city's many facets. Experience the city in a nutshell, spend a day amidst cultural & nature setting, indulge in "life's a beach" attitude and a shopping spree, or experience the city's culture up close and personal - there's something for everyone to suit every taste and preference.


Day 1: Pickup from airport to KK city hotel. At 1pm, drive to Mari-Mari Cultural Village to experience the culture and lifestyle of Sabah's five largest ethnic groups. Stopover at Signal Hill for a bird-eye's view of KK downtown. Transfer for dinner at a local seafood restaurant (own expense). (AT)

Day 2: Proceed (2 hrs) to Kinabalu National Park. Mt Kinabalu at 4092m, highest in Malaysia and Poring Hot Spring (canopy walk 40m high, Hot Spring, Nabalu Village, Kundasang Vegetable Stalls & Kundasang war Memorial). Transfer for dinner (own expense). (B/L)

Day 3: T. A. R Islands visit at 8. 30am. A 15-minutes boat ride to sun, sand and snorkeling paradise. BBQ Lunch is served on island. Visit the Filipino Market & Handicraft in late afternoon before transferring back to hotel and dinner (own expense). (B/L)

Day 4: Free at leisure & Transfer to airport. End of Tour. (B)

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 4 days


Air-Cond Vehicle
Boat Transfer

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: **This is your private guided tour - no other joining participants for this tour.

3 nights City Hotel Accommodation (twin/triple sharing)
3 Breakfast / 2 Lunch / 1 Afternoon Tea
Airport Transfer (Pick-up / Drop-off)
Return transfer by vehicle and boat transfer
English Speaking Guided Tour
Park entrance fees - Mari-Mari Cultural Village, TAR Island, Kinabalu National Park, Poring Hot Spring, Kundasang War Memorial, Kundasang Vegetable Stalls
1 Canopy Walk
City Tour - Signal Hill, Gaya Street, Filipino Market & Handicraft Stalls

Estimated Local Cash Needed

500 MYR - Souvenirs
Food & Drinks

Minimum 2 persons for tour

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs

Other: - Camera and video fee (Not Included in tour)
- Other watersport activities (at you OWN Expense)
- B/L/D meals as stated (side order/extra dish are OWN expense)
- Alcoholic & drinks (at your OWN Expense)

Important Notices:
- Camera/Video/Digital Video Camera are chargeable and NOT INCLUDED in the tour price.
- Sabah Parks also forbid visitors from collecting, destroying, removing, disturbing flora/fauna & marine life at any time.

Things to bring:
- Insect Repellent, Raincoat, Personal Toiletries,
Good Walking Shoes, Hat, Flip-flop, Camera, change of clothes
- Towel, swim wear

A Recent Review of this tour

We really had a marvellous and enjoyable trip with Mr David as our guide. No doubt he is a very experienced guide (that's the reason I picked him in the first place). He deserves extra credit from my point of view for his great attitude of 1. Being respectful to the guests and requests. 2. Learn fast his guests characters (thus he predicts our needs before we requested). 3. Being jovial and very informative. 5. Very helpful and understanding. Will definitely book him again next time!
Rohaizan Yunus

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