3D2N Aura Montoria – Adventure Hunt of Hidden Waterfalls


REGION: Kota Belud
DURATION: 3 Days 2 Nights
PICK UP POINT: Your Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
PICK UP TIME: 06:30Hrs
DROP OFF POINT: Your Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.

Tour highlights

  • Aura Montoria trail 
  • Cliff jumping 
  • Overnight at local lodge 
  • Hike Kowatuan Hill to view Mount Kinabalu 
  • Trek through the dense rainforest of Crocker Range  
  • Sample seasonal local fruits 
  • Waterfall adventure throughout trail 
  • Camp by the waterfalls  
  • Optional visit to community school 

Sample itinerary

Day 1 - Kota Kinabalu / Kota Belud / Kampung Sayap / Aura Montoria

  • It’s an early start to the day as we leave Kota Kinabalu for Kampung Sayap at 06:30 hrs. 
  • After 1.5 to 2 hours, we’ve reached Porohon Garden Lodge in Kampung Sayap! Check into the lodge and have a short rest before starting our hike on the Aura Montoria trail. 
  • Upon arrival at the Aura Montoria campsite, packed lunch will be served. 
  • Go on a 10-minute trek to the nearest waterfall for a cliff-jumping experience! 
  • After some cliff jumps, hike back to the starting point of the Aura Montoria trail. 
  • Head back to Porohon Garden Lodge for dinner and an overnight stay. 
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Porohon Garden Lodge

Day 2 - Kowatuan Trail / Camp by the Waterfalls

  • Rise and shine! It’s time to get ready for the day’s hike with a nutritious, local breakfast. 
  • After breakfast, make way to the starting point of Kowatuan Trail to start our hike with a full view of Mount Kinabalu & Mount Nopungguk Lituk. 
  • Have lunch at the campsite, located at halfway point with a picturesque view of one of the 10 waterfalls along the way. 
  • After lunch, explore the rest of the waterfalls located along the trail. 
  • Make way back to the campsite and set up camp for the night. 
  • Enjoy a delicious, local dinner and overnight at the trail's campsite.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Camping by the Waterfalls

Day 3 - Kowatuan Trail / Kota Belud / Kota Kinabalu

  • Wake up to the sounds of nature and the rushing waterfalls! 
  • After preparing breakfast and packing up, hike back to Kampung Sayap where we will have lunch. 
  • (Optional) After lunch, you may take a guided tour of the local community school, which is where most of the proceeds from tourist activities conducted in Kampung Sayap are given to. 
  • It’s time to say goodbye to the friendly people of Kampung Sayap! Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu via Kota Belud. 
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch

Meals 03 Breakfast, 03 Lunch, and 02 Dinner
  • 1 Night Porohon Garden Lodge
  • 1 Night Kowatuan Waterfall Campsite
Includes Return Land Transfer (Seat-in Coach), Meals as stated, English-Speaking Guide, Camp
Excludes Alcoholic Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance, Personal Expenses, Peak Season Surcharge (if any), Tipping (optional), Any Items / Activities Not Mentioned
  • Good, trekking shoes 
  • Cooling, breathable t-shirt 
  • Long / short pants 
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent
  • Raincoat
  • Toiletries 
  • Medications
  • Hat
  • Trekking Shoes
  • Leech Socks
  • Headlamps and Torchlights
  • Comfortable Cotton T-Shirts with Long or Short Outdoor Pants (breathable/ quick-dry material and earth colors) & Swimming Attire
  • Sandals or Flip Flops
  • Camera (ideally waterproof) & extra batteries if you like to film or take a lot of pictures
  • Dry Bags (to keep trek bag content dry)
  • Accommodation is clean and well maintained - however, very basic. Bringing along a sleeping bag is not necessary, but you may do so for extra comfort.
  • Overnight necessities such as towels, and basic toiletries is necessary to bring along. 
  • Food is of good quality.  Do take note that it is prepared locally by the local people, so there are limitations if you have special dietary requirements.
  • Effective as of 1st September 2017, the Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia will be implementing a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX). Foreign tourists will be required to pay a flat rate of MYR 10 per room per night regardless of accommodation star level. The TTx is to be paid upon check-in. Malaysians or permanent residents residing in Malaysia are exempted from TTx and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in for the exemption. The TTX is applicable to certain types of accommodation only. Please check with us to see if TTX is applicable to your accommodation.
  • This package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transport vehicle. Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee. Please inform us when making the bookings.
  • Activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations.
  • Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
  • Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels due to traffic conditions, please reconfirm with our staffs. Should the transport be delayed, please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements.
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.
  • Make sure you always have enough dry bags and think about ways of keeping your equipment dry as the rainforest can be quite unpredictable and wet items will be extremely hard to dry or air out.