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Borneo In One Week

Updated: Mar 11

Earlier this year we had the incredible opportunity to visit one of the most talked about regions of the world - Borneo. Famous for its wildlife including orangutans and the probosci's monkeys. Today visiting the northern state of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo couldn't be easier! Here's what not to miss.

Proboscis Monkey ©MDHarding

Must See Highlights of Sabah - In Only One Week

An Authentic Experience In Kota Kinabalu

While visiting the capital of Sabah, Kota Kinabalu don't miss an authentic experience. D'Place restaurant has a large buffet selection and also an A la carte menu. There is nothing like trying the local cuisine when you visit a different country. Have you ever tried a Butod? The grubs can be ordered raw or cooked. On this occasion, Mr H went for the fried version which was said to be warm. Here's what he thought of this unique local delicacy.

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Climbing Mount Kinabalu and Visiting The Surrounding Areas

Mount Kinabalu is located two hours' drive from Kota Kinabalu city centre. The highest peak in Sabah (Borneo) and Malaysia at 4,095 metres (13,435 feet), it is the 20th highest mountain in the world. You can climb Mount Kinabalu, a spectacular 10 million-year-old mountain, and explore the wonders around it.

Don't miss Poring Hot Springs, the Sabah Tea Garden and much more!