The best place to see wildlife in Sabah is along the Kinebatangan river....
The capital of Sabah, one of the two states of Malaysian Borneo, KK is one of the main points of entry for those looking to explore the interiors of Sabah....
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Mount Kinabalu Kota Belud Sabah Malaysia
Since long I have heard of the tallest mountain in Malaysia that talks of the vertical limit. Breathtaking views, a beautiful sunrise and a fulfilling experience filled with excitement, fear, thrill, surge of anxiety and finally a sense of accomplishment. Borneo doesn't stop to mesmerize you at every step and I am waiting eagerly to conquer this alp.
Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan Sandakan Sabah Malaysia
Situated on the Eastern tip of Malaysian Borneo, Sandakan is quickly gaining a reputation for being the gateway to Borneo’s abundant wildlife. While its neighbor to the west, Kota Kinabalu, may have more notoriety, Sandakan’s tourism board is hard at work raising awareness of the city’s nearby gems, among them historical landmarks, the orangutan and sun bear sanctuaries and the spectacular rainforest experience. (See my upcoming post on Things To See Around Sandakan.) Needless to say, when the opportunity came for me to venture to Borneo, I was thrilled. But as much as I fancy myself the outdoor, backpacking type, in actuality I find great comfort in knowing that after a long day of adventure-seeking, I can retire to a nice hotel room where the wi-fi is fast, the water is hot, the food is good, and I can find some fun without going far. In that order. Especially when traveling with my kids! Sheraton provided all this and then some, a great place to recoup and unwind after a long, hot day in the jungle. It is the only international hotel brand in the city, elevating the hospitality industry in Sandakan, both metaphorically and literally - the hotel stands as the tallest building in the city at 27 floors. Speaking of adventures, the hotel is happy to make arrangements for site-seeing and I’m told can often get better deals than if you go it alone. Make it easy on yourself and just drop them a line, tell them what you want to do, and let them arrange it for you. Happy eco-travels!
A stunning tropical marine paradise! That's what the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park at Sabah is! Named after Malaysia's first Prime Minister, this marine park is a cluster of 5 islands and was gazetted as a national park in 1974. Since it's a national park, it's flora and fauna and marine eco-systems are protected by a government appointed authority. The Kinabatangan river is home to some of the most varied and easily accessible wildlife in south east Asia. The river, which is the longest in the Sabah region, is home to one of the world's most diverse ecosystems. The wildlife sanctuary here boasts of exotic species such as the Proboscis monekys, Sumatran rhinos and Bornean Pygmy elephants, and much more! Yes, I want to go down the Kinabatangan river and be a witness to all these and more! Sipandan Island is rated as one of the best diving sites in the world! Multi-coloured reef fishes, hammerhead sharks, sea turtles and bumphead parrotfish - they are all here. Sipadan island boasts of a truly magical and breath-taking underwater experience.
Best Time To Visit
Best time to visit Sabah is from December to February