6 days in Kota Kinabalu & Bandar Seri Begawan Itinerary

6 days in Kota Kinabalu & Bandar Seri Begawan Itinerary

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6 days in Kota Kinabalu & Bandar Seri Begawan Itinerary

Manila, Philippines
bus + Fly:  2​h
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Boat:  5​h
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
Manila, Philippines

1
day
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): head off the coast to Sapi Island and then step off the mainland to explore Manukan Island.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu itinerary maker .

Manila, Philippines to Kota Kinabalu is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of bus and flight. In February, daily temperatures in Kota Kinabalu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. You will leave for Bandar Seri Begawan on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature
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Sapi Island ©
Sapi Island
Manukan Island ©
Manukan Island

1
day
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

Bandar Seri Begawan ©
The capital of the Sultanate of Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan offers a variety of entertainment in a modern Islamic setting.
On the 3rd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Royal Regalia Museum, make a trip to Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, and finally hunt for treasures at Gadong Night Market.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bandar Seri Begawan online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Kota Kinabalu to Bandar Seri Begawan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Bandar Seri Begawan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Gadong Night Market
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Royal Regalia Museum ©
Royal Regalia Museum
Gadong Night Market ©
Gadong Night Market
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque ©

2
days
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu ©
Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kinabalu, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, then hunt for treasures at Filipino Market, and finally hunt for treasures at Night Market, Kota Kinabalu.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kota Kinabalu online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Bandar Seri Begawan to Kota Kinabalu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Kinabalu, Shangri-la Rasa Ria Nature Reserve
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Shangri-la Rasa Ria Nature Reserve ©
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque ©
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

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