Day 1: Arrival in Kota Kinabalu
Upon arrival at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Day 2: Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Springs
After breakfast, we will take a scenic drive to Kinabalu Park, where you can admire the stunning view of the majestic Mount Kinabalu. Here, you can go for a nature walk and learn about the local flora and fauna. We will then head to Poring Hot Springs, where you can relax in the natural hot springs or take a canopy walk to experience the rainforest from above. Lunch and dinner will be provided.
Day 3: Island Hopping in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park
On the third day, we will go on an island hopping tour in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. This marine park consists of five beautiful islands, each with its own unique charm. You can go snorkeling to see the colorful marine life, or just relax on the sandy beaches. Lunch and dinner will be provided.
Day 4: Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and Kinabatangan River Cruise
After breakfast, we will visit the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, where you can observe the orangutans in their natural habitat. We will then proceed to the Kinabatangan River for a river cruise, where you can see a variety of wildlife such as proboscis monkeys, hornbills, and crocodiles. Lunch and dinner will be provided.
Day 5: Sandakan City and War Memorial Park
After breakfast, we will visit the Sandakan City, which is rich in history and culture. You will get to visit the Sandakan War Memorial Park, which is dedicated to the prisoners of war who died during World War II. You will also get to see the St. Michael’s and All Angels Church and the Central Market. Lunch and dinner will be provided.
Day 6: Danum Valley Conservation Area
After breakfast, we will depart for the Danum Valley Conservation Area, which is home to one of the oldest rainforests in the world. Here, you can go for a nature walk to spot some of the unique wildlife, such as the Bornean pygmy elephant, the clouded leopard, and the orangutan. Lunch and dinner will be provided.
Day 7: Departure
After breakfast, you will check out of the hotel and be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
This itinerary includes hotel accommodation, transport, meals, and entrance fees. You can also add optional activities such as scuba diving, white water rafting, or a visit to the Gomantong Caves. I hope this itinerary helps you plan your trip to Sabah!