Kota Kinabalu, formerly known as Jesselton, is the city capital of Sabah as well as the capital of the West Coast Division of Sabah. Strategically situated in the Northwest Coast of Borneo Island, facing the South China Sea and Tunku Abdul Rahman Park on one side, and set against the backdrop of Mount Kinabalu; this beautiful ‘Nature Resort City’ stretches for miles along the coast and towards the inland.
Affectionately known as KK or Api Api by the locals, Kota Kinabalu is a popular tourism getaway and a major gateway into Sabah and Borneo Island. Apart from featuring a number of tourism attractions in and around the city, Kota Kinabalu is also one of the most thriving industrial and commercial centers in East Malaysia.
|Day 01||Meet on arrival / City Tour and transfer to hotel (D)|
|Meet and assist upon arrival at KKIA, proceed for a tour of the city with a scenic drive through its capital, Kota Kinabalu City. The city, formerly known as "Singgahmata" or "the Place where the Eye Lingers", has risen from the destruction of the last world war to become a vibrant and modern city that still retains its traditional charms. See many places of interests in the city centre such as the Wisma Tun Mustapha (Sabah Foundation Building), Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Sabah State and City Mosque and the Sabah Museum for the historical and cultural aspects of the indigenous people. Transfer to hotel/resort for check in.|
|Evening, transfer for dinner at a local restaurant enhance with cultural dance.|
|Overnight at city hotel/resort|
|Day 02||Kundasang / Poring (B/L/D)|
|After breakfast check out and transfer to Hot Spring tour which offers visitor the opportunity for an invigorating dip into its hot sulphur springs. For a closer look at nature, take the 41m high canopy walk which offers a spectacular view of the Borneo Rainforest flora and fauna.|
|Proceed to The Park is a World Heritage Site with incredible mega bio-diversity of flora and fauna, a heaven for nature enthusiasts. On arrival, enjoy a guided nature trek along one of the many trails in the park before returning back to Kota Kinabalu Evening, transfer for dinner at a local restaurant.|
|Overnight at city hotel/resort.|
|Day 03||Mari - Mari Cultural Village (B/L/D)|
|The village is located about 25 minutes away from the city. Journey will take you to long roads surrounded by a rich spectrum of greenery and overarched by wild blue skies. In the village, the colors of cultural diversity are not an issue but rather our pride, where you can savor the soul of Sabah. Upon arrival at the entrance of the village, you will be ushered to the warmth of different homes of the ethnicities of Sabah. Each home was built by descendant of the tribes they represent and offer you a truly genuine experience seeing everything in and around the village lends to its magical powers of taking you back in time. Not only does this village portray these tribes through the architectural genius of their traditional houses, but also through a range of simulated lives of the golden epoch by the residents of the village. Acquaint yourself with each tribe as they let you come into their house and their simple yet intricate lives.|
|Evening, transfer for dinnfer at a local restaurant.|
|Overnight at city hotel/resort|
|Day 04||Departure (B)|
|Breakfast at hotel, Free at leisure till departure.|