25 days in Sabah & Singapore Itinerary

25 days in Sabah & Singapore Itinerary

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
— 4 nights
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Semporna, Malaysia
— 4 nights
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Sandakan, Malaysia
— 4 nights
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Kundasang, Malaysia
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 8 nights

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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.
Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Spend the 6th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, appreciate the history behind Marlin Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, and step off the mainland to explore Manukan Island.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kota Kinabalu travel planning site.

Manchester, UK to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Kota Kinabalu. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in October; daily highs in Kota Kinabalu reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Semporna.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Climbing Tour
Climbing Tours
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.7
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Island
Manukan Island
3.5

4
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Semporna, Malaysia

A largely residential city of around 135,000, Semporna has gained popularity in recent years due to its archipelago's good connection to the surrounding islands, including very popular diving or snorkeling destinations such as Sipadan.
Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Sipadan National Park. Spend the 10th (Thu) among aquatic life with Tropical Research And Conservation Centre. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Bukit Tengkorak (Skull Hill), head off the coast to Mataking Island, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and identify plant and animal life at Tun Sakaran Marine Park.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Semporna trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Kota Kinabalu to Semporna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Semporna can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Semporna

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
3.9
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National Park
Sipadan National Park
4.6

4
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Sandakan, Malaysia

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.
Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring nature at Turtle Island Park. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Sandakan Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), head outdoors with Sepilok Tropical Wildlife Adventure, identify plant and animal life at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, and deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Kinabatangan River.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sandakan online route planner.

You can fly from Semporna to Sandakan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Sandakan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 16th (Wed), you'll travel to Kundasang.

Things to do in Sandakan

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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History Museum
Sandakan Memorial Park
4.5

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Kundasang, Malaysia

Kundasang ©
Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
On the 16th (Wed), get to know the resident critters at Arnab Village. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kinabalu Park and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kundasang tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sandakan to Kundasang. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Kundasang

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Mountain
Mount Kinabalu
4.4
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World heritage site
Kinabalu Park
3.7
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Landmark
Kundasang Market
3.8

8
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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Pack the 21st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Singapore. The adventure continues: stroll around Singapore Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Sands SkyPark Observation Deck, admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, and appreciate the history behind Merlion Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Singapore journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kundasang to Singapore. In October, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Shopping

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Must see
Singapore Zoo
4.5
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Observation Deck
Singapore Flyer
4.4

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