5 days in Sabah Itinerary

5 days in Sabah Itinerary

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5 days in Sabah Itinerary

Start: Kota Kinabalu
Drive:  4​h
1
Kundasang
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Kota Kinabalu
— 3 nights
End: Kota Kinabalu

1
night
Kundasang

Kundasang ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Kundasang War Memorial, don't miss a visit to Kundasang Market, then hunt for treasures at The Nabalu Market, then take in the awesome beauty at Sosodikon Hill, and finally explore and take pictures at Desa Dairy Farm.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kundasang travel planner.

Kota Kinabalu to Kundasang is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Kundasang

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The Nabalu Market ©
The Nabalu Market
Desa Dairy Farm ©
Desa Dairy Farm
Kundasang War Memorial ©
Kundasang War Memorial

3
nights
Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and Sabah State Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Tanjung Aru Beach and Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, appreciate the history behind Marlin Statue, browse the different shops at Suria Sabah, and hunt for treasures at Gaya Street Sunday Market.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kota Kinabalu online travel route planner .

Getting from Kundasang to Kota Kinabalu by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kota Kinabalu can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

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Tanjung Aru Beach ©
Tanjung Aru Beach
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park ©
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque ©
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

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