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
Most will get to see the spectacular sunrise unless of course you are unlucky with the weather! The descent is steep, but the guides are excellent. A walking pole is well worth the investment as it does help the knees. You can usually get to the summit in 2-3hours and hour and a half descent, hot breakfast, then the final 6km descent can take around 3hours. A fabulous trip to include as part of your Borneo experience!
Laban Rata Kinabalu Park Ranau Sabah Malaysia
4. Laban Rata: While scaling the peak of the tallest mountain of Malaysia, Mount Kinabalu, the trekkers halt at an accommodation mid-way to the mountain. This accommodation at Laban Rata proves to be bliss. They get to view the sunset from above the clouds, at a height of about 1,000 metres above sea level. A breathtaking view of the sunset gives the zest to scale the summit, no matter how tired the trekkers are!
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