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  • 4 Days

Steffanie Tan, Destination Manager

Destination Services Malaysi

DMC with operating offices in Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi & partners in Sabah, Sarawak, etc.

  • Local time:03:56


Welcome to the ‘Land Beneath The Wind’. Kota Kinabalu is situated on the tropical island of Borneo, and is the state capital of the Malaysian state, Sabah. With warm, hospitable people, Sabah offers an intriguing mix of international hotel chains that will make your stay comfortable, whilst Mother Nature offers gems just waiting to be discovered. Just a short boat ride away, you will find long sandy beaches, paradise islands, virgin coral reefs, tropical rainforests and the mighty Mount Kinabalu rising majestically in the horizon. Be ready to be amazed by all its natural wonders!

Kota Kinabalu Glitter

Upon arrival into Kota Kinabalu International Airport, you will be welcomed by your representative and transferred to your hotel. Get ready for an interesting introduction to Kota Kinabalu with your Kota Kinabalu Glitter tour. Your tour begins at dusk with a bargain hunt at the colourful night market, where trinkets and souvenirs galore await. Then watch the city nightlife unfold before you, in all its glittering splendour, from a vantage view point at Signal Hill's observation deck. Next, enjoy a sumptuous Malaysian dinner enhanced by a lively cultural performance of Sabah dances. On a final note, spend the rest of the evening at your own leisure painting the town red at any of the city's popular night spots. Overnight at Hyatt Kinabalu***** OR Grandis Hotel**** Read more

Grandis or Hyatt - 3 nights

Kinabalu Park & Hotsprings

This tour combines Kinabalu Park with a visit to the Hot Sulphur baths. The journey brings you across mountainous Crocker Range with panoramic view of the countryside and soaring hills. Whilst en route to Kinabalu Park, you can catch the magnificent sight of Mount Kinabalu, South East Asia’s highest peak. 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 proceeding to Poring Hot Springs which offers visitors 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. Inclusions: • Entrance Fee at Poring Hot Spring, Canopy Walk & Kinabalu Park. • Lunch (beverage at own account). Please note that camera fee is not included. What to wear and bring? • Insect repellent, a light jacket, raincoat and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Evening at leisure. Dinner on own account Overnight at Hyatt Kinabalu***** OR Grandis Hotel**** Read more

Mari Mari Cultural Village

Mari Mari Cultural Village is located deep in the countryside, about 25 minutes away from the modern and developing Kota Kinabalu city. The journey will take you through long roads surrounded by a rich spectrum of greenery and overarched by wild blue skies. Upon arrival at the entrance of the village, you will be greeted warmly and ushered to the homes of the different ethnicities of Sabah. Each home was built by descendants of the tribes they represent and offer you a truly genuine experience, everything in and around the village lends to its magical prowess 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 olden epoch by the residents of the village. Acquaint yourself with each tribe as they allow you into their house and their simple yet intricate lives. The village features 5 different ethnic tribes in one village. They are the rice farmer Kadazan-Dusun, the longhouse resident Rungus, the hunters and fisherman Lundayeh, the cowboy and sea gypsey Bajau, and the famously feared headhunting tribe Murut. Lunch at Mari Mari Cultural Village. As you traverse the village, you will find demonstration huts along the main houses in which daily activities of old times come to life. For example, the making of blowpipes, starting a fire from bamboo tree - you will learn the steps of making a fire without the help of a lighter, tattoo-making (and its symbolisms) and etc. By the end of your journey into the past, you have been given a setting for you to see, hear, taste and feel the uniqueness of what Sabah truly is, an unforgettable encounter of the Sabahan homeland. Evening at leisure. Dinner on own account Overnight at Hyatt Kinabalu***** OR Grandis Hotel**** Read more


Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel and enjoy the hotel facilities until it’s time to leave for the airport for your onward flight.


Day in trip
Day 1
Location Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Day in trip
Day 1
Location Kota Kinabalu, Sabah


Package includes

  • 03 nights in a Guestroom City View inclusive of daily breakfast for two in Hyatt Regency Kinabalu (5*) OR 03 nights in a Deluxe City View room inclusive of daily breakfast for two in Grandis Hotel (4*)
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary: ‘B’ denotes Breakfast, ‘L’ denotes Lunch & ‘D’ denotes Dinner
  • Ground arrangements as specified - transfers, entrance fees and tours in air-conditioned vehicle with English speaking Driver cum Guide
  • Rates include GST (Goods & Services Tax) implemented by the Malaysian Government since 01 Apr 2015

Package excludes

  • Airfare and all local airport taxes
  • Items not stated in the itinerary and any personal incidental expenses
  • Beverages during meals on tour
  • Optional tours
  • Tours and meals other than those mentioned in the program
  • The Tourism Tax is due to be implemented by the Malaysian Government from 01 Jul 2017. The rate will be from RM2.50 to RM20 for a night's stay, depending on the star rating of the accommodation and is payable directly to the hotel upon check out.

More information

  • Package rates quoted are nett in USD and per person per package basis.
  • All rates are based on Per Adult on Twin-Share basis.
  • In the event of ONE person traveling, rates will automatically be multiplied by 2.
  • The suggested itinerary is strictly for reference purposes and is subject to change for better route and services.
  • The right is reserved to revise any element of itinerary if no longer conducive due to local circumstances beyond our control. This may include replacing a hotel accommodation with another or omitting/replacing a visit to a place of attraction if necessary. However, your prior consent would be first sought
  • Grandis Hotel Extension night at USD54 nett per person per night.
  • Hyatt Kinabalu Extension night at USD74 nett per person per night.
  • During Peak Period there will be Surcharge imposed prior to the arrival date of booking.
  • For notice of less than 15 days, 15% of full package charge will be imposed.
  • No Show, 30% of full package charge


5 Reviews

Katie Fletcher, United States

Tour Name: City Explorer Customer Feedback: Great tour, good length with a good variety. Fantastic guide. Thank you.

Mr D.Mead, United Kingdom

Tour Name: Bukit Merah Tour Customer Feedback: Very good day out. Great experience, Knowledgeable guide.

Dave Mead, United Kingdom

Tour Name: Round Island Tour Customer Feedback: Love the batik factory and fishing village


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