Trip Itinerary: Kota Kinabalu & Brunei Darussalam


Day 1: Arrival in Kota Kinabalu & Brunei Darussalam (approximately 75-80 MYR to Brunei Darussalam

  • 8:00 AM Departure for Labuan
  • 11:30 AM: Arrival in Labuan
  • 1:30 PM: Departure for Serasa Ferry Terminal, Muara, Brunei
  • 3:00 PM: Arrival at Serasa Ferry Terminal
  • 4:00 PM: Arrival at Bandar Seri Begawan

Itinerary in Brunei:

  • Kampong Ayer or the Water Village (5 BND/person)
  • Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque
  • Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex
  • Gadong Night Market ( we haven’t had the chance to visit the night market as it’s almost 25BND for the cab going to the location).

Accommodation in Brunei: Joy’s Rest House= 15 Sgd/night/person = 45 BND for 3 persons (1700 PHP)

Day 2: Back to Kota Kinabalu (45 BND)

  • 8:00 AM: Departure from Bandar Seri Begawan
  • 4:00 PM: Arrival at Kota Kinabalu
  • Roam around Gaya Street Market

Day 3: Kota Kinabalu Park & Poring Hot Spring

  • From KK Terminal to Kota Kinabalu Park = 20 MYR
  • Entrance Fee= 15MYR
  • To Poring Hot Spring = P20 MYR/person (we rented a cab)
  • Indoor Poring Hot Spring = 15 MYR for 1 hour
  • Roasted Wild Boar for Dinner at 25 MYR/Kilo

Day 4: Kota Kinabalu City Walking Tour

  • 6:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Gaya Street Sunday Market
  • Kota Kinabalu Public Market

Afternoon: 

  • Kota Kinabalu City Mosque (10 MYR from Gaya Street)
  • Likas Bay Public Park (6 MYR to Gaya Street)
  • Roam around Gaya Street and the street markets

Day 5: The Finale

  • Sabah State Mosque (5 MYR from Gaya Street)

Money Exchange: There are a lot of money changers at Centre Point Sabah

Accommodation: KK Backpackers Inn through Airbnb = approximately 2700 Php for 3 nights

Foods: A lot of food stall at Gaya Street, be sure to go there as early as you could. Foods run out at 6:30PM-7:00PM There’s also a food in front of the bay– you have a lot of options.

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