TRAVEL GUIDE TO SABAH
Sabah is located at the eastern part of the North Borneo and it is the second largest state in Malaysia with an area of 74,500 sq km. The capital city of Sabah is Kota Kinabalu, formerly known as Jesselton with a population of nearly four million.
Also known as the “Land Below the Wind” as it lies beneath the typhoon belt. Sabah is a perfect getaway in the heart of Borneo with its majestic mountains, undersea wonders, lush rainforest, unique cultures and friendly people.
If you are planning your trip to Sabah, the following are some information that will assist you in getting around safely and easily.
Sabah is generally has a warm and fairly humid weather throughout the year, with temperatures ranging between 21 to 32 degrees centigrade in the lowlands. This can drop to as low as 21 degree centigrade in the highlands. Scattered unpredictable rains are common in Sabah and therefore difference in temperature is not extreme.
Weather Quick Facts
Average Humidity 70% - 80%
Wet Season October – March
Dry SeasonApril – September
Light weight cottons and linens.
Standard Malaysian Time is 8 hours ahead of GMT (GMT + 8)
Airlink To Sabah
Sabah has international air links to major destinations in East Malaysia. All international arrivals and departures are directed to Kota Kinabalu, the Capital City of Sabah. Most international air links from Europe and America can be connected through major cities in South East Asia region such as Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei, Manila and Bandar Seri Begawan.