6 days in Sabah Itinerary

6 days in Sabah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Malaysia trip planner

©
This plan was created by another inspirock user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

6 days in Sabah Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  29​h
1
Labuan Island
— 1 night
Fly:  45​min
2
Kota Kinabalu
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  26​h
End: Boston

1
night
Labuan Island

Labuan Island ©
Striking a balance between financial hub and tourist attraction, Labuan Island offers much of the appeal of Penang without the hordes of tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): stroll through Labuan Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Layang-layang Beach.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Labuan Island itinerary planning website .

Boston, USA to Labuan Island is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Boston to Labuan Island, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in December; daily highs in Labuan Island reach 88°F and lows reach 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Labuan Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Layang-layang Beach ©
Layang-layang Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kinabalu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kota Kinabalu attractions tool .

Fly from Labuan Island to Kota Kinabalu in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December in Kota Kinabalu, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. On the 30th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Wildlife Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Mount Kinabalu
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque ©
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

Similar Plans

7 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA May, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM RUSSIA February, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Malaysia BY A USER FROM EGYPT January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA May, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Sabah SEE PLAN May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Sabah BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans