Rungus Longhouse and Tip of Borneo Experience

Cultural & Theme Tours in Kota Kinabalu

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Embark on a 3-hour drive north of Sabah, passing by vast oil palm and coconut plantations. Make stops at local villages and observe the art of gong-making and honeybee farming. Visit a Rungus longhouse by one of Sabah's many indigenous tribes, and sample a local lunch. Later, enjoy the stunning view at the Tip of Borneo.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Borneo Honeybee Centre, Kudat, Sabah0700hrs: Pick up from hotel lobby/city area and transfer to Kudat. The journey takes approximately 3hrs drive passing by scenic countryside, paddy fields, villages, oil palm plantation; local stalls selling handicraft and food items. En-route, stop by at Borneo Honey Bee Centre for 30 minutes, Sikuati for a short visit. Then, transfer to the next stop at Sumangkap village for 15 minutes, well known for its 'Gong' making skill by its local artisan. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Rungus Long House, Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu District, West Coast Division, SabahProceed to Bavanggazo Village for a longhouse visit and spend about 1 hour 15min there. Built entirely using local materials, it is home to the Rungus people community. There are very skilled in creating handicrafts like beadwork, baskets and costumes. Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Tg Simpang Mengayau, Kudat, SabahLunch before proceed to Tanjung Simpang Mengayau also known as the 'Tip of Borneo' (approximately 1 hour 15min drive). Upon arrival, witness the spectacular breath-taking view where the South China Sea and Sulu Sea meets. Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu (approximately 3 hours drive).1800hrs: Estimated time arrival in Kota Kinabalu city areaDuration: 1 hour 15 minutes

What’s included

  • Local lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels)

What’s not included

  • Personal expenses


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Lunch included
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Ideal choice for families