Got 10-days in Sabah, Borneo? We’ve put together a sample 10-day itinerary that showcases the best things to do and places to see.

If you love nature and animals, you’ll love Sabah!

Days 1-3: Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is a good base to explore the beautiful islands of KK Marine Park and also book your Mt Kinabalu climb.

Mt Kinabalu - Borneo Travel Itinerary- PHOTO- Fabulous Travel Guide

Day 3-4: Mt Kinabalu

If you choose to climb Mt Kinabalu, you’ll need to book this in advance. If you’d rather explore the nearby national park and so some walking trails, this is also recommended. We stayed at Kinabalu Mountain Lodge.

Where to see orangutans in Borneo.

Day 4-5: Sepilok

This will be your first chance to spot orang-utans. The Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre (pictured) is a great day out, enabling you to see rescued orang-utans swinging around and feeding. We stayed at an incredible resort, Paganakan Dii, 5 minutes drive from the centre.

Days 5-7: Kinabatangan River

If you thought Sepilok was good, get ready for this 3-day/2-night river safari (river) where you can spot orang-utans, probiscis monkeys, crocodiles and all kinds of rare birds.

Days 7-10: Semporna

Love diving? Don’t miss the Semporna Archipelago, home to some of the best dive sites in the world!

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