Things You Can Do on a Sabah-Borneo Vacation

Planning a wonderful holiday trip to Sabah-Borneo? Yes, you’ve made a right choice! True that you are going to have an adventurous and amazing trip, by visiting Sabah, the region located in East Malaysia.

Sabah, mostly known by local citizens as “Land Below The Wind”, blessed with a land rich with cultures and untouched tropical rainforest yet, creating fascinating places to be categorized as “the Travellers’ Pit-Stop”.

In Sabah, you will find out how affordable your trip is. With facilities,accommodation during free and easy leisuring, you can pick up any type of transport or just rent-a-car service available to brings you to your desired destination, in the heart of Sabah’s capital city; Kota Kinabalu. Do not worry about where to stay overnite or spend several couples of week, as you will find lots of developing hotels, ranging from 2 Stars to 5 Stars! It took only 20 minutes ride from Kota Kinabalu International Airport (Malaysia Airlines & Air Asia).

Feeling hungry and thirsty? Why not have a sip of fresh young coconut drinks, mouth-watering “ais kacang” (iced red beans), “cendol” (chilled green jelly) and “ABC” (chilled mixed fruits & jellies). Fill up your hunger with delicious and famous Western, Chinese, Malays, Vietnam, Thai and local food with affordable price! Besides, local teashops offer various satisfying and tasty delicacies and snacks, such as currypuff, banana fritters, “lekor” (fish finger chips), “dim sums” (chinese delicacies) and “pao” (chinese buns stuffed with BBQ pork, chicken,etc).

When dining out, yeah, such an experience that stays with you throughout the travelling period. Satisfy yourself with delicious meal available in The Waterfront Restaurant & Cafe, situated in town area will offer you with great stomach full breakfast, lunch and dinner with perfect view of sunset along the coast! Diners can choose a wide array of fresh seafood including prawns, crabs, salmons, oysters and mussels served with different sauce and dippings. Treat yourself with local fruit juices, local delights and hawkers style food, a walkaway from nearby hotels ( Hotel Capital & Hotel Wah May ) just around the corner side of the hotels. There, you can try out the well-known chinese teashop selling “Ba Kut Teh” (herbs pork ribs soup) served with rice. Meanwhile, you can choose whether to add only lean meats, ribs, fatty meats or liver to the soup cooked with hot claypots, and sure will make you sweat, while savouring the rich flavour of these herbs soup.

Travelers will find their “stomach satisfaction” all the way leisuring in Kota Kinabalu, or shop till you drop by visiting shopping malls like Wisma Merdeka, Ceterpoit Mall, Wawasan Plaza and lots lots more with cheap and reasonable price! Sometimes, you may bargain to grab your favourite stuff! Always remember to keep in your backpack a pair of flipflops or swimming wear for a relaxing moment in Tanjung Aru Beach, not far from the busy town of Kota Kinabalu. You will never feel or get your vacation completed without a trip to The World Heritage Site, Mount Kinabalu! You will need just an estimate 2 hours drive-off from Kota Kinabalu town, to the famous area named Kundasang, where the famous site stands.

Captivating and fascinating Mount Kinabalu, brings you a perpetuity moment in Sabah-Borneo. Meanwhile, a nite spending at nearby chalets and lodgings with cool, soft and relaxing view of Mount Kinabalu will add more experience to your trip. I believe that all your stress will definitely be “blown away” by the cool and calming breeze, under the feet of the stunning mountain in Asia! For more additional fun, take a visit to Kinabalu Park, a main entrance to Mount Kinabalu climbing. The reception counter will provides you with all information about the climbing, trail ways and climbers needs. The park also plays its main role for flora and wildlifes reserve and protection, thus enable these worth-visit Rafflesias and Pitcher’s plant stays undisturbed. Different species of butterflies can be seen through during your visit in this calming park.

Sooner before you leave, please drop by at local markets to shop for souvenirs and handicrafts. It worths a keep in your travel luggage as a marking of this pit-stop! Furthermore, having a pack of “Sabah Tea”, a local processed fresh rainforest tea will quench your thirst. What a refreshing trip in Sabah!