Day 1 : Kota Kinabalu International Airport / Hotel
Selamat Datang to Kota Kinabalu! Meet and greet by our representative upon arrival at Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Transfer to your hotel for check in. Free at own leisure. Overnight at Nexus Karambunai Resort 5*
Day 2 : Mantanani Island (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, 0700 hours pick up from hotel and transfer to Kuala Abai Jetty at Kota Belud about 1.5 hours. Mantanani Island is approximately 60 minutes boat ride by speedboat from the Kuala Abai Jetty (depends on sea condition). The islands boast of crystal clear blue waters filled with a myriad of marine life and white sandy beaches fringed by coconut palm trees making it an excellent destination for snorkeling or scuba diving. Upon arrival at Mantanani Island, freshen up and proceed to the first boat snorkeling at house reef. Return back for lunch at Mantanani Island. After lunch, continue to the second snorkeling house reef site or simple swim around the house reef. Depart back to Kuala Abai Jetty and proceed back to Kota Kinabalu.
Day 3 : Padas White Water Rafting (Breakfast, BBQ Lunch)
After breakfast, 0530hours pick up from hotel and transfer by coach to Beaufort Railway Station located in interior division of Sabah. Arrival at Beaufort, get onboard by train will take around 1 ½ hours to 2 hours to get to the Pangi Station (Starting Point). Upon arrival, safety briefing will be conducted by the crew and rafting commence from starting point to Rayoh (Ending Point) will take about 1 ½ hours to 2 hours (10km) includes of eight points of rapids. Lunch will be provided at the ending point. After lunch, depart back by train to Beaufort. Then transfer back to Kota Kinabalu.
Day 4 : Tagal Fish Massage Tinopikon Park (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast, 0845hours pick up from hotel and proceed to Tagal Tinopikon Park, located at Kg. Notoruss Penampang, 40 minutes from Kota Kinabalu City passing through Donggongon town Kg. Notoruss stand with total land area of 15,000 sq meters, Tinopikon Park is part of Moyog River and one of the successful Tagal by Malaysia Department of Fisheries eco system. The secret word for this success is "TAGAL" it means "prohibition" in the kadazan Dusun language. Moyog River along the village is managed by the park community and fishing activity is extremely prohibited. You will be fined if you are caught fishing in a Tagal area. Tagal Tinopikon Park bring you to experience nature authentic village life with friendly Kadazan Dusun host, sound of Moyog river bring peace in mind and soul, friendly Pelian fishes also known as the Gem of the river welcoming, however fishes will take their day off when river is muddy. Tour around village houses that are not surrounded by fences but local fruits plants and poultry, jungle trekking shower with ionize, waterfall with refreshing spring water, open kitchen cooking by park mothers with firewood to spark the flame for bringing nice aroma, traditional dance performance by grandma and occasionally with their grand children while you enjoy your "kampung meal". Moyog River is one of the most beautiful rivers in Sabah. Despite the warm weather, it felt rather relaxing and soothing taking a break as the trees shade you from the sun and rhythm of the nature further compliments the experience. After lunch, start to discover the City of Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah. The tour will include a photo stop at Sabah Foundation Building or known as Menara Tun Mustapha which was built in 1977, the sparkling buildings in the world that utilize a single column structure. Photo stop at City Mosque, The Puh Toh Tze Temple is a Buddhist temple was built in 1980, the temple stands out with its traditional Chinese roofing and structure. Then proceed to Handicraft Market, along the way drive pass Kampung Likas and the Likas Wetland, which is a natural bird sanctuary before arriving at Handicraft Market where you can pick up some unique local handicrafts, souvenirs and foodstuffs.
Day 5 : Mari-Mari Cultural Village / Kota Kinabalu International Airport (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast, 0915am pick up from hotel and transfer to Mari-Mari Cultural Village about 30-40 minutes drive. Mari-Mari Cultural Village is a cultural excursion of a lifetime. In the village, you will be introduced to various traditional homes of Sabahan ethnic communities The Bajau, Lundayeh, Murut, Rungus and Dusun which are built by descendants of the tribes which they represent. Your friendly excursion guide will also give through introductions to the houses, making it a highly educational experience. For a more hands-on experience, check out the little huts in the village where daily routines traditional of Sabahan life come alive. Grab the chance to see blowpipe-making demonstration, fire-starting demonstration using bamboo, tattoo-making demonstration, and get an in-depth look at the mystical symbolisms behind them. See taste and felt the essence of Sabah presented. In the village you will be introduced to various traditional homes of Sabahan ethnic communities. After lunch, transfer out to Kota Kinabalu International Airport for your flight departure.