6 days in Sabah Itinerary

6 days in Sabah Itinerary

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6 days in Sabah Itinerary

Boston
Fly:  29​h
Labuan Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  45​min
Kota Kinabalu
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
Boston

1
day
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

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Layang-layang Beach ©
Layang-layang Beach

2
days
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

Tours Wildlife Adventure

Side Trip

Mount Kinabalu
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mount Kinabalu ©
Mount Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque ©
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

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