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Hiranya Shukla


This is an offbeat but one of the most wonderful destinations in Malaysia. Enjoyed here a lot!

Kota Kinabalu Day Trip Overview

Trip Starting From: Kota Kinabalu

Trip Location: Kota Kinabalu

Situated in the enticing island of Borneo, Kota Kinabalu city is a one-stop destination for peace seekers. The city has derived its name from its highest hill, Mount Kinabalu. Whether you want to explore its cultural treasures like Kota Kinabalu City Mosque or delve into its rich history at Sabah Museum, this city has everything that makes it a traveler’s delight. 

While the exquisite architectural design of City Mosque will leave you in praise for the Islamic architecture, the 30-story building of Tan Mustapha will give a sneak peek into the modern infrastructure of the city. 

Apart from being a hub for historical monuments and architectural wonders, Kota Kinabalu city tour also encompasses a visit to scenic spots such as Signal Hill Observatory Platform where you can steal away a moment of solitude. 

If you want to grab an antique as a souvenir of Kota Kinabalu trip, don’t forget to visit the swarming streets of Handicraft Market. This market has emerged as the favorite spot for shopaholics and art lovers.

About the Kota Kinabalu Day Trip:
-Pick up from the hotel at 9:00 am and start with a pleasant morning drive around Kota Kinabalu.
-Your first stop will be the Filipino Market, which is a major tourist attraction and shopping spot in the KK city center.
-After that, you will be visiting the Floating Mosque, which is the most outstanding pieces of architecture in Sabah. 
-As the tour progresses, your next destination will be the Poh Toh Tze Buddhist temple.
-After visiting the Buddhist temple, your next stop will be at Cocoa Boutique- a famous chocolate factory.
-Your last destination of the tour will be Signal Hill, which is the highest point in the city from where you get a good view of Kota Kinabalu.
-Back to the hotel.

Pick-up time and location:
Kota Kinabalu city North: 9:00 am
Kota Kinabalu city center: 9:00 am
Kota Kinabalu city South: 9:00 am
Airport area: 8:45 am
1Borneo area: 9:00 am
Outskirt area: 8:30 am

Minimum 2 persons are required to book the tour. 

Other Inclusions

  • English / Chinese speaking tour guide


  • Pickup service will be provided from the hotel/hostel/lodge that you are staying

Things To Carry

  • Sunglasses
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  • Sun screen protection
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  • Umbrella
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  • Cap/Hat
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  • Valid ID Proof
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  • Comfortable shoes


  • Children aged 0-1 years can be a part of this tour free of cost.
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  • Kids should always be accompanied by an adult.
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  • One must be in proper attire before getting inside the mosque.
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  • Wear comfortable shoes as the tour involves a fair amount of walking.
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  • This tour is not appropriate for pregnant ladies, disabled people, and people undergoing serious medical issues.

Tour Type

  • This is a group tour

Kota Kinabalu Day Trip: Cancellation Policy

  • No refund for any cancellation made within 3 days from the tour date
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  • 90% of full payment will be refunded if cancel 4 days and above

Kota Kinabalu Day Trip: Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Kota Kinabalu Day Trip: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    This is an offbeat but one of the most wonderful destinations in Malaysia. Enjoyed here a lot!


    People Also Ask About Kota Kinabalu Day Trip

    1. What are the things that we can do in Kota Kinabalu?

      From exploring the popular spots in the city such as Sabah University, City Mosque, and Tun Mustapha to relishing the irresistible views of the city skyline from Signal Hill Observatory, there are bountiful of things that one can do on Kota Kinabalu city trip

      If you wish to know about the rich history of the place, step into the opulent Sabah Museum. You can also visit Handicraft Market to take a token of memory on your way back home.

    2. Which place is the meeting point for the Kota Kinabalu Day Trip?

      You will be picked up from your hotel premises by the tour operator to leave for the Kota Kinabalu Day tour.

    3. What places will be covered in the Kota Kinabalu Day Trip?

      There are several worth-visiting places in Kota Kinabalu and this tour package covers most of them. Some of the prominent places included in Kota Kinabalu Day Tripr are Sabah State Museum, City mosque, Sabah University, Tun Mustapha, and Signal Hill.

      If you want to purchase a few handicraft items, don’t forget to visit Handicraft Market. It is an ideal destination for shopping buffs and art lovers.

    4. Is there any pickup or drop facilities available?

      Yes, pickup and drop facility is available in Kota Kinabalu city day tour package. You will be picked up from your hotel premises. Try to be in your hotel lobby 10 minutes before the pickup time. After the sightseeing tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

    5. Is there any additional charge for the guide?

      No, there are no additional charges for the guide. Your Kota Kinabalu trip is inclusive of an English speaking guide.

    6. Where can I redeem my e-voucher of Kota Kinabalu Day Trip?

      For redeeming the voucher, you need to present either printed or mobile copy of the voucher to the operator. This voucher will be valid only for a specific day and time.

    7. Which language is used by a guide for communication purpose?

      The guide will converse with travelers in the English language.

    8. What is the reporting time for Kota Kinabalu Day Trip?

      The reporting time of Kota Kinabalu Day Trip varies depending upon your session timing. If you have booked the morning session, reporting time will be 9:00 AM. However, if you have chosen an afternoon session, you have to report at 2:00 PM.

    9. What are the necessary things you need to carry for the Kota Kinabalu Day Trip?

      There are a few essentials that one cannot miss on Kota Kinabalu Day Trip. Some of the most important things to be carried on Kota Kinabalu trip include comfortable shoes, umbrella, hat, sunglasses, scarf, sunscreen protection, and a camera.

    10. What kind of clothes we should wear for the Kota Kinabalu Day Trip?

      Before heading on this trip, you need to be very careful with your dressing. Women should opt for fully covered outfits. They can either wear long pants with a full-sleeved shirt or bring an additional scarf to cover their shoulders.

      Men should refrain from wearing shorts on this trip. It is better to wear comfortable walking shoes on Kota Kinabalu city day tour as this tour involves moderate walking.

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