7 days in Sabah Itinerary

7 days in Sabah Itinerary

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7 days in Sabah Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  30​h
1
Kundasang
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Kota Kinabalu
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Sandakan
— 1 night
Fly:  29​h
End: Lisbon

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Kundasang

Kundasang ©
Kundasang is a town in the district of Ranau in Sabah, Malaysia that lies along the bank of Kundasang Valley. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Kinabalu Park and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kundasang holiday maker website .

Lisbon, Portugal to Kundasang is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Lisbon to Kundasang due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Kundasang

Nature Parks

Side Trip

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Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park

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nights
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.
On the 10th (Mon), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

Make your Kota Kinabalu itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Kundasang to Kota Kinabalu in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sandakan.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours

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Sandakan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) and then identify plant and animal life at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sandakan vacation builder .

Traveling by flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sandakan

Parks Wildlife
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