Sabah Travel Packages at Matta Fair

Matta Fair Sabah Package
Sabah Travel Packages at Matta Fair are best purchased during the travel fair in Kuala Lumpur, and the reason for this is that during this travel fair, the tour operators would have special prices for the many packages to Sabah.

At the Matta Fair, you can find all kinds of Sabah packages ranging from city, adventure and island packages catered to suit those who prefer the individual package.

Sabah Travel Packages at Matta Fair

As people seem to be heading to Sabah Borneo due to the many affordable flights from various cities around Southeast Asia, flying in and out is quick and easy and most travelers would purchase their own air tickets.

Then, they would opt for the ground packages to move around in Sabah as it is much easier. If you are a single traveler or couple, the ground packages are the best to get.

However, if you are traveling with you parents or in a large group, it is better to inquire about the full packages that include transport, rooms and flights.

Below are some of the most popular Sabah Travel Packages offered during the Matta Fair.   

Kota Kinabalu Package 3D/2N Free and Easy

This city package caters to those who seek their own adventure while in the city of Kota Kinabalu  (KK) and is usually bought for the weekend starting Friday and ending on Sunday.

The city package comes with a Free One Hour City Tour while guests will be staying in the center of town at the Best Western Kinabalu Daya Hotel.

This is a 2 to 3 Star Hotel which is located smack in the city where walking around is KK town is easy.

Things you can do around town area would be visiting the Handicraft Market, Gaya Street Market (Sun Only), Shopping Malls, Kampung Air (Old Town Area) Jesselton Pier and KK Waterfront. 

Tour package to Maliau Basin
Maliau Basin Image by Bent Christensen

Maliau Basin Package 3D/2N Jungle Adventure

Maliau Basin is one of the most sought after adventure packages in Sabah Borneo with very few people visiting this Lost World of Sabah.

Even our Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak made a recent visit to Maliau Basin early in 2011 and was the first prime minister of Malaysia to visit this unexplored place.

The experience you will have here is a land transfer all the way to the south of the basin where you will continue with Sabah Park Rangers and Guide to the initial base camp and over night here.

While here, trek to one of the beautiful waterfalls of Maliau Basin through the rugged rainforest seeing the many flora and fauna offered here.

A medium level trek which is no more than an hour and suitable for most ages. After all, you can say 'I've been to Maliau Basin' after taking this incredible trip of a lifetime. All meals are provided throughout in most packages.

For the serious trekker or adventure lover, Maliau Basin requires a minimum of 7 to 12 days to fully explore this area. 

Pakej Pulau Mabul
Mabul Island Image by Spooneater

Mabul, Sipadan Island Package 3D/2N

Mabul and Sipidan Island are one of the most beautiful islands on the east coast of Sabah Borneo, and is highly sought by island and beach lovers.

Sipadan  Island is well known as one of the top scuba diving spots in the world while Mabul Island is home to the famous Bajau Sea Gypsies, and where you will be staying at.

Until a few years ago, visiting Sipadan Islands would cost you over RM1000 per person but of lately, homestyle lodge accommodations have improved  and catering to those who would like to see these stunning islands.

Tour Package to Mabul Island
A sea turtle spotted at Mabul Islands from one of the lodges
Many tour companies offer you this unique chance to visit Mabul and Sipadan Islands at a fraction of the original prices listed few years back. No 5-Star lodging but rest assured you will be given 5-Star Service here.

Snorkel from just outside your room window, visit the local sea gypsy where their homes are on stilts or boats in the sea or even dive around the islands.

There are many types of Mabul Island packages available that can meet your requirements, and you can choose the various options offered.

Pulau Mabul
View of Mabul Island
Conclusion

As I visit ever Matta Fair in Kuala Lumpur, I make it a point to constantly check what are some of the new tourism products for Sabah.

Over the years, there have been quite a number of new products, and they are gaining popularity among the local travelers.

Usually at the Sabah Tourism booth, there will be around 20 to 30 different tour operators promoting various types of Sabah travel packages, so you just need to see which one attracts you.

For the first timer who plans to visit this part of North Borneo, there are many different types of Sabah tour packages available and you can just visit the Sabah Tourism Booth during any of the Matta Fairs to check them out. 
Sabah Travel Packages at Matta Fair Sabah Travel Packages at Matta Fair Reviewed by David Jr on Saturday, March 12, 2011 Rating: 5

8 comments:

Honeymoon in India said...

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David Jr said...

Thanks H.i.I. You should visit Sabah when you have the chance.

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You have very nicely described about the packages and seems as if the journey will bring a lots of fun so planning soon.

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