5 days in Kuala Lumpur & Sabah Itinerary

5 days in Kuala Lumpur & Sabah Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur
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Kuala Lumpur
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Kota Kinabalu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Kundasang
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
On the 15th (Wed), play a few rounds at K's Island Golf Academy Malaysia, explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, then stroll around KLCC Park, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, and finally take a stroll through KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur road trip website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Kuala Lumpur. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kota Kinabalu.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

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Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

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Kota Kinabalu

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.
On the 17th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Tanjung Aru Beach, play a few rounds at Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club, and then tee off at Nexus Resort Golf Course. Here are some ideas for day two: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kota Kinabalu trip planner.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu by flight takes about 4.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kundasang.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Outdoors Tours Golf

Side Trips

Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club, Nexus Resort Golf Course
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Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club ©
Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club
Climbing Tours
Tanjung Aru Beach ©
Tanjung Aru Beach

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Kundasang

Kundasang ©
Offering access to a lush national park, tea plantations, and dairy farms, Kundasang serves as a popular leisure destination.
On the 19th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sosodikon Hill and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kinabalu Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kundasang online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kota Kinabalu to Kundasang takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kundasang

Parks Nature

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Kinabalu Park
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Kinabalu Park ©
Kinabalu Park

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