5 days in Kota Kinabalu, Kundasang & Kota Belud Itinerary

5 days in Kota Kinabalu, Kundasang & Kota Belud Itinerary

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Kota Kinabalu
— 1 night
Drive
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Kundasang
— 1 night
Drive
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Kota Belud
— 2 nights
Drive to Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Fly to Kuala Lumpur

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Kota Kinabalu — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Marlin Statue, then get outside with Mantanani Paradise, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tanjung Aru Beach.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kota Kinabalu travel route builder website.

Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. December in Kota Kinabalu sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Kundasang.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Kundasang — 1 night

Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Kundasang War Memorial, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kinabalu Park, and then take in the awesome beauty at Sosodikon Hill.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Kundasang day trip tool.

You can drive from Kota Kinabalu to Kundasang in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Kota Belud.
Parks · Nature
Side Trip
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Kota Belud — 2 nights

Kota Belud is a town in West Coast Division, Sabah, Malaysia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get outside with Bigfin Divers and then delve into the lush surroundings at Eko Pelancongan Kg Melangkap Tiong. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Bukit Bongol.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kota Belud vacation planner.

You can drive from Kundasang to Kota Belud in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Kota Belud are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel back home.
Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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