Text: Raja Nadhirah Raja Hasnan
Illustration: Julia Tan
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, or popularly known by its acronym KK, has often been treated as just a gateway to climb Southeast Asia’s highest peak. But there is so much more to this charming, laidback city than meets the eye.
With idyllic islands and beaches off its eastern and western coastlines, and lush tropical rainforests to hike, Kota Kinabalu is the ideal destination for those who love to spend their vacation exploring the natural wonders while feasting on fresh seafood in between. We’ve compiled a downloadable 3D2N itinerary, complete with the must-sees and must-dos in and around town to get you all the nutrients from Mother Nature in Sabah.
Planning a trip to a new city is hard work. So, check out our itineraries, a bi-monthly city guide to help you plan better!