Often called the ‘Land Below the Wind’ because it lies below the typhoon belt, Sabah occupies the eastern part of North Borneo and is East Malaysia’s second largest state with an area of 74,500 sq.km. Sabah has the South China Sea on the west and the Sulu and Celebes Seas on the east, together Sabah, Sarawak and Brunei was under the British colonial since the early 1800 and still having the influence as in language and architecture.
The climate is tropical and equable, but humid. Near the coast the minimum temp is between
30 – 33C, while at higher altitudes it is cooler, although not even Mount Kinabalu reaches the snowline. Humidity generally is between70-95 and annual rainfall varies greatly from place to place from 60-160 inches roughly, despite the heavy rainfall, there are generally periods of bright sunshine daily, monsoon expected end of the year
Mountainous and largely carpeted by lush tropical rainforests, its population of nearly two million is made up of 32 colourful ethnic communities. As main ethnic group are Kadazan/Dusun, Bajau and Murut.
Kota Kinabalu, the capital, lies in a fertile lowland plain where most commercial and administrative activities are concentrated. But the ‘real’ Sabah can best be found in its countryside.
So! Your journey in Sabah Borneo start from lowland to highland Trek in the million years rainforest, Paddle power off the beaten trek on a Mountain Bikes, Step your feet on the highest Mountain in South East Asia ‘Majestic Mount Kinabalu’, Feel the fun at our rough terrain on a 4 X 4 Wheel Drive, Dive in one of the best dive spot in the World ‘Sipadan Island’ and take a Journey to explore more Nature & Wildlife on our Long Haul program.