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Formerly known as Jesselton, Kota Kinabalu is the state capital of Sabah, Malaysia as well as the Kota Kinabalu district. It is a very nice city to stay for few days where you can enjoy amazing sights and attractions, great shopping malls, delicious culinary delights along with friendly locals which surely compel you to visit it again and again. It is a city on the move with 21st century but still preserve its old-world charm and history which is very much alive over here. The city also serves as a gateway to visitors that are on their way to amazing Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, white water rafting and trekking on Mount Kinabalu. So pack your bags and fly to Kota Kinabalu to enjoy a great holiday trip.
If you are a wild life enthusiast then you surely love to visit Shangri-La’s Orangutan Care Project which is among its top attractions which you can not miss. The project is dedicated to the rehabilitation and care of Orangutans. It allows the common people to get deeper insight to the lives of these amazing creatures. Don’t miss a visit to famous attraction in Sabah Mount Kinabalu which is a sacred mountain located on the outskirts of the Kota Kinabalu. It is quite famous for its diverse eco-system and gorgeous flora and fauna. The mountain lies in the middle of the wider Kinabalu National Park which is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a big draw for trek to the summit which offers amazing panoramic views over the rest of Sabah. A Green Connection Aquarium is a must-visit for those who are curious about colourful aquatic life in Sabah. For shopaholics a visit to Kota Kinabalu Handicraft market is must where they can buy pearls, local craft items, wood carvings and clothes etc. Those who love thrill and adventure they can enjoy white water rafting which is quite popular over here. They can visit the picturesque Kiulu River in Tamparuli or can choose the might Padas River outside the Tenom which is two hour drive away from it.
Sabah is a year-round destination but the best time to visit is August and September before the start of the rainy season from October to December. It is the best time to explore the beautiful beaches and east coast. On the other hand if you visit it in the months of October and December then you get the opportunity to visit the west as it tends to be a lot drier around this year of time.
If you are looking for the cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu then flightoffice.co.uk offers you the best. The airlines connecting both the destinations are Royal Brunei, China Southern, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, China Eastern, Emirates, Malaysia Airlines and Korean Air etc. There are no direct flights connecting both the destinations. When flying from the United Kingdom you can use any of the airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and London City.
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