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$232 Cultural & Theme Tours

Full Day Sabah Tea Plantation & WWII Memorial

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kundasang War Memorial, Kundasang, Ranau, SabahThe war memorial has an Australian Garden , the English Garden , the Borneo Garden and the Contemplation Garden and Pool.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Sabah Tea Garden Day Tours, Ranau, SabahSabah Tea is the only organic Tea farm in Borneo.Duration: 3 hours

$486 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

KUNDASANG - DESA FARM - CANOPY WALK - HOT SPRING

ItineraryDay 1: KundasangStop At: Desa Dairy Farm, Kundasang, Ranau, SabahMeet and greet services at KKIA and lunch at local restaurant. Proceed to Kundasang for approximately 2 hour journey. Stop by at Nabalu Market and visit Desa Cattle Farm (If time permit otherwise tour will be arranged on day 2). Check in at Cottage Hotel or similar hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: overnight at Cottage Hotel or similarDay 2: Kinabalu ParkStop At: Kinabalu Park, SabahBreakfast at the hotel. Check out and proceed to Poring Hot Spring approximately 40 minutes drives. Upon arrival, a must visit is the Treetop Canopy Walkway which 20 minutes hike is needed. Experience the height of 30 meters above the ground and length of 100 meters. Or you may just take a dip in the open air Japanese styled bathtub which the hot sulphuric water is believed to have curative powers. Lunch at local restaurant. Then, transfer to Kinabalu Park, Malaysia's First World Heritage Site for a visit to the Mountain Garden. Return back to Kota Kinabalu and check in at the selected hotel. 1900hrs dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.Duration: 10 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$156 Food, Wine & Nightlife

(5 to 7 persons) 8 in 1 Attraction for Kundasang Overnight Private Tour

ItineraryDay 1: Upside Down House, Kinabalu Park, Desa Cattle Farm, Kundasang War MemorialStop At: Rumah Terbalik, Tamparuli, SabahVisit a traditional local house fully equipped with kitchen, living room, bedroom, toilet in a new perspective -- Upside downDuration: 30 minutesStop At: The Nabalu Market, Kundasang, Ranau, SabahBrief stop at Nabalu Market to find rich variety of local products and enjoy the spectacular view of Mount Kinabalu (if weather permits) Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Desa Dairy Farm, Kundasang, Ranau, SabahVisit the cattle farm, producing about 900,000 litre of milk per year. Never miss their fresh milk and gelato (at your own expenses)You can also feed the calf with grass or milk (at your own expenses)Buy some souvenirs home and take photos of the majestic Mount Kinabalu as your background on a clear day.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Kundasang War Memorial, Kundasang, Ranau, SabahTo learn the history during World War II.One of the 1st memorials to commemorate the brave Australian and British prisoners of War who died in Sandakan during the infamous "Death March" to Ranau. Also to remembers the people of North Borneo who risked their lives to help the People of War. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kinabalu Park, SabahEnjoy the nature surrounding at parkGuided walk at trailDuration: 45 minutesMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Ovenight at The Cottage Hotel Kundasang or similar Day 2: Luanti Fish Spa, Sabah Tea Garden, Poring Hot Spring, Chanteek Borneo Stop At: Sg. Moroli Fish SpaTry out the natural fish spa (fish nibbling activity) removing dead skin from your feed and understand the story behind "Tagal" Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Sabah Tea Garden Day Tours, Ranau, SabahSabah Tea is the only tea farm in BorneoLearn more about tea processing How to choose your teaDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Poring Hot Springs, Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu District, West Coast Division, SabahEnjoy a dip in the open air Japanese bathtubs. Bring your own towel, change of clothes.Optional to go on the Canopy Walk (Entrance fee by own) Duration: 1 hourStop At: Chanteek Borneo Indigenous Museum, Tuaran, SabahLearn all about Sabah's people and its culture in general with miniatures scenes. Cute dolls are dressed in traditional costumesHouses and structures are scaled to depict scene based on local folklore and legend. Duration: 40 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$1700 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Borneo Rainforest Tours

ItineraryDay 1: KOTA KINABALU – KUDAT LONGHOUSEStop At: Tip of Borneo, Kudat, SabahPicked up from the hotel and drive up to the North off Kota Kinabalu in a scenic 3 hours drives to Kudat, which is located in the Northern tip of Borneo where the South China Sea and Sulu Sea converge. The drives journey through some villages and paddy fields, eventually take us to a traditional longhouse at ‘Bavanggazo’ to enjoy a tantalizing local lunch. Next stop we will have a look at the gong making village and the ‘Gomizau Bee Farm’ for some honey tasting. We then proceed to ‘Simpang Mengayau’, a bafflingly paradise in sync with the harmony of beautiful sunny skies and blue seas to watch the beautiful sunset. Then return back to Bavanggazo Village where you will spend the night. Dinner and rest.Duration: 1 dayStop At: Kampung Gong Matunggong, Kudat, SabahWatch the gong-making by the local peopleDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Gombizau Honey Bee Farm, Kudat, SabahLearn the honey bee is process and harvestedDuration: 45 minutesMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at a Traditional Longhouse (Twin Sharing)Day 2: LONGHOUSE – KOTA BELUD – MANTANANI ISLANDStop At: Mantanani Island, Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu District, West Coast Division, SabahFollowing breakfast, transferred to the Kota Belud jetty for a 50 minutes boat ride to Mantanani. A stunning island with a beautiful white sandy beach for your down time in Borneo. You could opt to enjoy relaxing by the beach villa or take a boat out for snorkeling, as the island is well-known for its diverse marine life.Duration: 2 daysStop At: Mantanani Island, Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu District, West Coast Division, SabahEnjoy snorkeling sessions off the boatDuration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Viva Mantanani Island (Twin Sharing, Villa)Day 3: MANTANANI ISLANDStop At: Mantanani Island, Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu District, West Coast Division, SabahFree and easy to enjoy by the beach.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Viva Mantanani Island (Twin Sharing Villa)Day 4: MANTANANI – KOTA BELUD – KUNDASANGStop At: Kinabalu Park, SabahUpon arriving in Kota Belud, drive up the scenic Crocker Range perhaps a chance to view the different faces of Mount Kinabalu the highest point in Borneo Island, en route to your mountain lodge stay in Kundasang stop at the local native market where you will be amazed of the diverse types of bananas they have here. A must try is the ‘honey-pineapple’ which as to its name, with no explanation needed they are sweet and juicy. Check in upon arrival.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Kinabalu Pine Resort, Kundasang (Twin Sharing)Day 5: CANOPY WALKWAY – KINABALU PARKStop At: Poring Hot Spring and Nature Reserve, Poring, Ranau, SabahAfter Breakfast, proceed on to take a walk in the sky at the Poring Canopy Walkway. Experience the bird’s eye view of the lush tropical rainforest of Ranau, with all the walking it will be just wonderful to have a nice soak in the open air hot tub of Poring Hot Spring. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Mount Kinabalu Botanical Garden, Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu District, West Coast Division, SabahAfter lunch depart to visit the Botanical Garden of Kinabalu Park, home to about 1,400 species of plants, fungi and animals endemic to Borneo.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Kundasang War Memorial, Kundasang, Ranau, SabahVisit the war memorial in KundasangDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Kinabalu Pine Resort, Kundasang (Twin Sharing)Day 6: KUNDASANG – SANDAKANStop At: Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), Sandakan, Sandakan Division, SabahFollowing breakfast, Leave the hilly Kinabalu and travel along the well-known ‘Sandakan Route’ where the POW of some British and Australian soldiers were forced to march from Sandakan to Ranau during World War II. After lunch visit the Rainforest Discover Centre, where you can explore the rainforest of Borneo along the 347 meters long sky bridge and discover the forest trails.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Sepilok Lodges (Twin Sharing)Day 7: TURTLE ISLANDStop At: Turtle Island Park, Sandakan, Sandakan Division, SabahAfter Breakfast, depart to Sandakan jetty for Selingan island also known as turtle island. The journey by boat will take about 1 hour. Upon arrival check in and gear up for snorkeling by the beach area to spot a beautiful marine life. While waiting for dinner help yourself to watch the slideshow on the Selingan island and its turtle. After dinner, standby at the cafeteria and wait for the signal from the ranger before proceed in a small groups to the egg-laying site to see first hand the mother turtle laying eggs. Duration: 24 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Selingan Island (Twin Sharing)Day 8: TURTLE ISLAND - SEPILOK - KINABATANGANStop At: Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sepilok, Sandakan Division, SabahFollowing breakfast, departs back to the mainland then proceed to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center. Watch the orang utan feeding session up and close, proceed to Sun Bear Conservation Centre to see world smallest bear in its natural environment. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Kinabatangan Wildlife SanctuaryDepart for the Kinabatangan Flood-plain. Following lunch, check in and get ready for the late afternoon river cruise, in search for the wildlife along the river bank.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Myne Resort, Kinabatangan River (Twin Sharing)Day 9: KINABATANGAN RIVER LODGEStop At: Kinabatangan Wildlife SanctuaryWake up early in the morning. At 6 am depart for morning cruise and return back to the lodge for breakfast. Late morning, depart for a guide nature jungle walk to experience the riverine forest. Return to the lodge and freshen up. Lunch. In the afternoon, depart for a second cruise. In the evening after dinner, you may opt to join for an optional night walk.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Myne Resort Kinabatangan River (Twin Sharing)Day 10: KINABATANGAN – GOMANTONG – PROBOSCIS LABUK BAYStop At: Gomantong Cave Sandakan, Sandakan, Sandakan Division, SabahCheck out after breakfast, journey towards Gomantong Cave, the house of millions of bats and swiftlets. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Agnes Newton Keith Home, Sandakan, Sandakan Division, SabahFollowing discover the historical city of Sandakan, to visit the Agnes Keith Museum, Sandakan memorial park. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: English Tea House and RestaurantEnjoy a lunch stop at the iconic English Tea House.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, Sandakan, Sandakan Division, SabahAfter lunch, transfer to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary that offers another proboscis monkey observation spot for those who wants to have a closer look at these unique primate. The sanctuary is located at the center of the mangrove area near Samawang Village, Labuk Bay. Among the attractions of this center are the pig-tailed macaque, silver leaf monkey, oriental pied hornbill, otter and kingfisher. Return to your hotel or to the airport.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$75 Day Trips & Excursions

Kundasang Poring Hot Springs Day Tour

The tour will commence from early morning pick up from your hotel and drive up to the cool climate of Sabah for about 3 hours drive. Along the way, take a short break to the Pekan Nabalu, where you can purchase some handicrafts for you to bring back. If you are a good negotiator, you might get the best price from the seller! Apart from that, you can go up to the 15-meter height of watch tower to get the best view of Mount Kinabalu and its area landscapes.  After that, continue head to Kinabalu Park. You can join a guided walk in the park area. First stop will be to the botanical garden, where it is home to many endemic species of flora, such as the largest pitcher plant in the world - Nepenthes Rajah, and some rare wild Orchid species that can be found in the park. Next, proceed to the Australia War Memorial and Garden, where you can visit there to learn some history of Sabah during the infamous death marches from Sandakan to Ranau, as well as be fascinated on the gardens landscapes to represent the homelands of those who died. Lunch will be at some local cafe in Ranau town. Then, we will continue to transfer to Poring Hot Spring for about 30 minutes drive. Take a chance to see the beautiful scenery of villages and nature forest along the way to Poring Hot Spring. Upon arrival,  you can take a dip in the all-natural hot spring for some warm therapeutic and deemed to have some healing properties to soak away the muscles' aches. Some optional activities you can do there is to go hiking for 20 minutes to reach the Canopy walkway, where you can get closer to nature and witness the pristine rainforest from the walkway; or can go to the butterfly garden. Finally, bid goodbye and our driver will bring you back to Kota Kinabalu.

$127.50 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Sabah Tea Plantation and WWII Memorial with Lunch

In the early morning, embark on a full day tour of the Sabah Tea Plantation and World War II Memorial site. The journey will start with a 2.5 hour drive from your Kota Kinabalu city hotel to Sabah Tea Plantation passing through the highlands of Kundasang, Ranau. Enjoy the scenic countryside views and its fresh air. The tea plantation is surrounded by pristine rainforests in the cool mountain air and is the only organic tea farm in Borneo and one of the few in the world. Take a tour around the tea plantation and enjoy a local lunch with the beautiful views of the plantation. Afterwards, head towards to the World War II Memorial site also known as Kundasang War Memorial by the locals. Established in 1962, it was one of the first memorials to commemorate the brave Australian and British Prisoners of War who died in Sandakan and during the infamous death marches to Ranau During World War II. The memorial also remembers the people of North Borneo who risked their lives to help the POWs. The Memorial is made up of four beautiful gardens – the Australian Garden, the English Garden, the Borneo Garden and the Contemplation Garden and Pool – to represent the different nationalities. Visitors can also opt to view a brief video on the history of the Sandakan Death March. This tour concludes with the return trip to Kota Kinabalu, and drop-off at your hotel.