Your first day tour will be filled with visits to Kota Belud, Kudat, Simpang Mengayau where the Northern Tip of Borneo is situated, and the Rungus Longhouse while the second day will be a leisurely traveling day back to Kota Kinabalu.
Your trip begins with a 1 hour trip to Kota Belud that will offer you the Sunday ‘tamu’ if you happen to be there on Sunday with various local goods, foods, drinks, and handicrafts will be on sale to local and tourist alike. Your stay at Kota Belud will be between 30 minutes to 1 hour before you proceed to Kudat. Along the way to Kudat you will be guided to visit the Bee Farm where you can see for yourself how bees are rare and how honey are extracted from them.
Upon reaching Kudat, you will be treated for lunch at one of the town restaurants and after that you tour will proceed to Simpang Mengayau where the Northern Tip Of Borneo is located. While there, take the opportunity to enjoy the pulsating panoramic view of the tip of Borneo. After your tour to Simpang Mengayau, you will be led to the Rungus Longhouse, the final destination of the day and a place for you to enjoy your prepared local dinner, the cultural performance by local villages and an overnight stays for your complete rest of the day.
Your second day start with a local breakfast at the Rungus Longhouse before you check-out of the house and depart back to Kota Kinabalu. And while on your leisurely trip back, you can request for a stop over at any stalls beside the road to buy local handicrafts, foods and a popular barbecue corn. When you reach Kota Kinabalu, you will have your lunch prior to your transfer back to your hotel.
0730 hrs – Pick up from hotel and set north to Kudat located at the tip of Borneo. Along the way, stopover at Gombizou and Sumankap villages to observe the gong-making and honey bee farm. Lunch at Local Restaurant before proceeding to enjoy the glorious view at Simpang Mengayau, the very tip of Borneo with its dramatic landscape and white beaches.
Finally proceed to the Runggus longhouse of one of the indigenous tribe of Sabah. The Runggus are mostly farmers and gifted artisans who excel in woven basketry and intricate beadwork. The Bavaggazo longhouse is developed as a cultural centre piece by the Runggus community as a means to display and conserved their cultural heritage. In the evening, enjoy your prepared local dinner and the cultural performance by local villages. Settle down for an overnight stay at the Bavaggazo longhouse.
AM – Local breakfast at the Longhouse before checking out from the long house and depart back to Kota Kinabalu. On the way back, you may stopover at any stalls beside the road to buy local handicrafts, fruits, etc. Lunch at local restaurant in Kota Kinabalu before transfer back to hotel.
What to bring : Drinking Water, Insect Repellent, Good Walking Shoes/Flip Flop, Extra Clothes, Personal Toiletries Binocular, Hat/cap and Sunscreen. Don forget to bring your camera.
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