Education Programme - Discover Sabah (Full Board) Print


Tour highlights

  • Village HomeStay Programme
  • Community Involvement Programme - Local Primary School Visit
  • Community Involvement Programme - Tree Planting
  • Kiulu White Water Rafting (Grade 1-2)
  • Lok Kawi Wildlife Park
  • Klias Wildlife Safari River Cruise 
  • 2 Nights Village HomeStay
  • 2 Nights 3* KK City Hotel 

Overview of Tour

An Educational Tour that Incorporates the Essence of Culture, Adventure & Wildlife Learning Suitable for Students.
 

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Kota Kinabalu/ Village Homestay

  • Arrival at Kota Kinabalu, the state capital of Sabah, also known as "The Land Below The Wind." Upon arrival, warmest welcome by Amazing Borneo Tours representative and transfer to a local village for Homestay Programme. Upon arrival, a welcoming speech by the Homestay representative and you will be introduced to your host family. After lunch, familiarisation tour of the village and a get together with the community. After dinner, cultural exchange experience together with the villagers where you will have the chance to learn and perform Kadadazandusun’s traditional dances.
Lunch / Dinner
Day 2

Community Involvement - Local Primary School Visit/ Tree Planting

  • After breakfast, visit the local primary school and engage in classroom session where you can contribute by interactive teaching. This provides the local children the essential learning of communication and social skills. It is a good opportunity for you to step away from your comfort zone and be self-confident.
  • After lunch, engaged in field work with the farmers which may include clearing of plantation, rubber and tapioca tree planting to help the community in the village - a chance of self-reliance and be exposed to self-sufficiency.
  • Wash up and rest. This evening, help the host family in preparation of dinner where you will witness the Sabahan's way of food preparation and the challenge to work with the family with basic cooking amenities.
  • After dinner an evening session with the family.
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Day 3

Kiulu White Water Rafting/ Tamparuli Village Tour

  • After breakfast, bid farewell to the host family and local villages. Depart for Kiulu White Water Rafting (Grade 1-2). Upon arrival at Kiulu river, you will be briefed on safety measures and the various rapids by the River Guide. Collection of rafting gear like helmets, life jackets and paddles will be provided and distributed. Start rafting down 9km of the Kiulu River. Arrive at ending point for wash up.
  • BBQ Lunch.
  • After lunch, depart for Tamparuli Village Tour. Visit historical wooden shop houses & experience Kadazan Dusun Tribe everyday lifestyle. Try walking across Sabah’s most famous suspension bridge (Jambatan Tamparuli) & Witness another historical 50+ years old vehicle bridge built by local headhunter tribe where many sacrifices were made during construction of this bridge.
  • Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu City for check into hotel.
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Day 4

Lok Kawi Wildlife Park/ Klias Wildlife River Cruise

  • After breakfast depart for Lokawi Wildlife Park - The park covers about 280 acres of land which includes the Botanical Site managed by Sabah Forestry Department and the Zoological Site. This family-oriented park features exotic and endangered species such as the Sumatran rhinoceros, the Proboscis monkeys, the Malayan tigers, the Orang Utan, the Borneo Pygmy elephants and colorful hornbill birds. On the Botanical side, visitors can walk the 1.4 km trail that leads to the Herbal and Ginger Garden to catch a glimpse of the ever famous pitcher plant (nepenthes sp) and an opportunity to examine some rare plant species up close. Some dipterocarp trees can also be found in this area. 
  • After lunch, transfer to Kota Klias Peninsula for Klias Wildlife River Cruise.
  • Upon arrival, you will be served a simple local style high tea before proceeding for the river cruise. 
  • During the river cruise, you will be able to spot many wildlife habitats like the long tail macaque, birds such as Kingfishers, darter, eagle and of course the Proboscis Monkey.
  • As you cruise till darkness set in, witness and be amazed by nature's Christmas lighting, the fireflies!
  • Depending on weather condition and luck, you might even spot nocturnal animals like the flying fox and night bats.
  • After the exciting river cruise, head back to the jetty for a sumptuous dinner spread.
  • After dinner, depart for Kota Kinabalu and transfer to your hotel.
  • Overnight.
Breakfast / Lunch / Hi-tea / Dinner
Day 5

Home Sweet Home

  • Wake up – breakfast & pack up.
  • Transfer to KK International Airport.
Breakfast
End
Meals Meals as Stated
Includes English Speaking Tour Guide, 04 Nights Accommodation, Entrance Fees, Return Airport/Hotel Transfer, Land Transportation, River Guides (01 Guide per Raft Boat), Rafting Gears, Homestay Activities
Excludes Airfares, Optional Dinners, Alcoholic Drinks, Any Items Not Mentioned

Why Travel With Amazing Borneo

TAILORED LOCAL EXPERIENCES

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THE AMAZING TEAM

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EAT LIKE A LOCAL

Particular about food? So are we! We handpick restaurants, including quaint eateries around the corner of the alleys to give you that immensely local dining experiences.

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