When visiting a new destination, I would always choose to rent a bike as it's a great way to move around and absorb a new culture and its environment. When I heard of a 3-hour cycling tour through abundant nature trails and authentic experiences which included meeting with the locals of Sabah, I immediately jumped at the opportunity to join in!
We waited in anticipation and were finally relieved when it was announced that Amazing Borneo Tours were presented with the Best Inbound Tour Operator (Sabah/Malaysia) award for the second time in a row!
It’s that time of year once more. Young girls are shuffling here and there with their hair tied up in a fancy bun; loud gongs can be heard from a far and everyone is rocking the Sumazau. For native Sabahans, this is a normal occurrence for the month of May. But if you’re not from around here, it marks the start of joyous festival that goes on for a month.
21 hot spots & hidden gems in Sabah to awaken your adventurous spirit. Where will Wanderlust take you this 2017? Don't settle for anything less than epic, Sabah is calling your name.
From World's largest cave system, endangered baby-faced dwarf elephants, to the world’s tallest tropical tree recently found in Maliau Basin-- Borneo tempts you with a beckoning blend of equal parts strange and splendid. It's alot to digest, especially if you're trying to whip up an itinerary that'll give you the best bang for your buck. So fret not, we did much of the homework for you by narrowing it down to these 5 hotspots :
It's called Wanderlust. and it's contagious. usually incurable. Our guests travel thousands of miles for something Special, Raw, & Unfiltered. Because truth be told, Borneo is a pretty epic venue for that, and it delivers with a photogenic tapestry of spiritual cloud-high mountains, expansive river vistas and ancient rainforests not only beckoning your gaze but also teaching you to live the #NoFilter life. Don't believe us? we've got evidence from our gutsy guests grammin all across Borneo.
Snuggled between sun-dappled coastlines and a forested mountain range, there's plenty of reasons to stick around Sabah's state capital Kota Kinabalu. From fantastic waterfront seafood feasts to tropical island-hopping to a steam train ride back into the bygone era, whether you prefer to be spontaneous, follow your noses or intuitions, here's an extra nudge to get you started on your day-tripping agenda :
The say the clothes make the man, and when it comes to doing sporty activities such as mountain climbing, this saying rings truer than ever. If an activity involves five to six hours of trekking, comfort should be your utmost priority. Check out this list of clothing and equipments you should have on your expedition to conquer Mount Kinabalu
2016 is the year to revive your sense of adventure, a little differently. Borneo is synonymous with ‘Adventure’, and when paired with the very best of highland scenery…. The journey is not across, but rather, UP!
From the symbol and pride of Sabah towering above all at 4,095m to eye-soothing views from the peak of a mountainous island formed by the remnants of an ancient volcano —Adventure-seekers, you best gear up for mad-beauty at great heights :
Blessed with gorgeous beaches, verdant tropical rainforests and mountainous terrains, Sabah makes a delightful, picture-perfect wedding and honeymoon destination. Whether it’s the sun, sea and sand that you crave or a secluded nature-themed getaway, here are our best picks for a memorable wedding and honeymoon in Sabah:
Being the backbone of Mount Kinabalu tours, our amazing mountain guides are the ones who make dreams of climbing the tallest mountain in Southeast Asia a reality. Amidst their busy schedule after the reopening of the summit trail, we took our dashing mountain guides out for a cup of kopi tenom and a juicy Q&A session.
How can you do your part in protecting the endangered species? A trip to Shangri-La Rasa Ria Nature Reserve!
Everytime you visit the Nature Reserve, you play a part in protecting a 64 acre ecological space to help facilitate rehabilitation programmes for the endangered species endemic to Sabah. It would be a shame to see these fuzzy fellows lose their home, lets keep our earth lush & alive
Take it to a whole new level, literally! Test the Thrills on your descent via Ferrata style. Strap up to the steel rings rammed into the solid granite walls of Mount Kinabalu, explore hidden corners of the mountain's plateau and witness the rolling hills peeking through the blanket of clouds. Who's game?
Dramatic mountain scenery OR spectacular tropical oasis?
Experience the best of both worlds, wild Borneo is where its at.
Sunlight creeping over the jagged peaks of Mt.Kinabalu.
A celebration of how far we've come, against all odds. It was a fiesta of cultures from all over the globe, oh the beauty of unity! Thank you Sabah Minister of Tourism Y.B Datuk Seri Panglima Masidi Manjun for celebrating with us. 5 years of unveiling wonders, and many more to come.