Sabah Discovery

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Kota Kinabalu
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Mount Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu


Start and end in Kota Kinabalu! With the discovery tour Sabah Discovery, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia and 2 other destinations in Malaysia. Sabah Discovery includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
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15 to 99 year olds
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay, Lodge, Resort
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Boat, Plane
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  • Sabah Discovery reviewer 1
    Written on July 6, 2011
    4.5 - Excellent

    Mount Kinabalu, located in the Malaysian state of Sabah on the beautiful island of Borneo. I simply fell in love with it. It was also one of the most underrated and difficult climbs I have ever done! I went on a 10 day Sabah Discovery Tour with... Read more

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  • A
    Written on January 16, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent trip. You need to be fit if want to enjoy the trip to the top of the mountain.

  • A
    Written on January 9, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip packs in a lot for a short time and the guide was well informed and made the effort to make the trip interesting and comfortable. The size and mix of the group was also good.

  • A
    Written on January 1, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    At the age of 61,this was my first backpacking experience ever. I thought the tour had a good mix of challenge,4deg

  • A
    Written on January 1, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent trip, very-well run and with friendly guides all the way. Great way to combine far more into a short time than is ever possible alone!

  • A
    Written on January 1, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent trip, well run, enjoyed the mountain climb most of all.

  • A
    Written on December 17, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Our guide was friendly, professional, and enthusiastic, and he went out of his way to ensure that we had the best experience possible. He also had a good knowledge of Sabah\'s wildlife and was keen to share it with our group. We had a fantastic time!

  • A
    Written on December 17, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    We had a great time: would do it again.

  • A
    Written on December 11, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Very well organised trip, with plenty of things to do and see.

  • A
    Written on November 9, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Awesome trip, awesome country and the only way to see it is with Intrepid. This itinerary harnesses the best of Sabah in a quick 10 days, but you will want o stay longer!


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Kota Kinabalu
  2. Day 2: Dusun Village
  3. Day 3: Mt Kinabalu National Park
  4. Day 4: Mt Kinabalu National Park
  5. Day 5: Mt Kinabalu National Park - Ranau
  6. Day 6: Kinabatangan River
  7. Day 7: Kinabatangan River
  8. Day 8: Sepilok
  9. Day 9: Sepilok
  10. Day 10: Kota Kinabalu
  11. Day 11: Kota Kinabalu

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    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers

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  • Insurance


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Recommended for Malaysia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Malaysia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Malaysia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Malaysia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Malaysia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Malaysia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Malaysia. Ideally 1 month before travel.


Start and end in Kota Kinabalu.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 11 January 2019 the full payment of $2,203 is necessary.
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No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2203 for Sabah Discovery, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 409 km.
  • Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia)
  • 203 km
  • Sepilok (Malaysia)
  • 155 km
  • Mount Kinabalu NP (Malaysia)
  • 51 km
  • Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia)

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