Kiulu Valley Homestay

This very unique homestay offers basic and peaceful accommodation with calming views of lush green paddy fields, forests and undulating mountain ridges.

from MYR 656 / person

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Overview

  • West Sabah
  • Duration: 2D 1N
  • Booking Pax: Min. 2
  • Physical Level: Soft

Introduction

This very unique homestay offers basic and peaceful accommodation with calming views of lush green paddy fields, forests and undulating mountain ridges. Treat yourself a perfect and ideal gateway and soak yourself in the ambience of natural grandeur in this unforgettable journey to the valley of the mist, the Kiulu Valley.

Key Highlights of this Tour

Get to Know the Locals
Get to Know the Locals Staying with a host family means that you have the opportunity to learn more about their way of life whilst forming close bonds with the local community.
Cultural Immersion
Cultural Immersion Take part in cultural activities like rice pounding and sieving, blow pipe and handcrafts making, for a unique cultural immersion experience.
Serene Village Walk
Serene Village Walk Explore stunning landscapes of the scenic valley as you pass through paddy fields, plantations and fruit orchards.

Itinerary

Kiulu Valley Homestay - Day 1 Kiulu Valley Homestay - Day 1

Day 1

Kota Kinabalu - Kiulu Farmstay - Homestay

Pick up from hotel and journey 45 minutes to the countryside with a quick stop at Tamparuli Suspension Bridge and the nearby local market, passing the scenic view of the Kiulu Valley. Upon arrival, be greeted by your host family and briefed on the homestay programme. Enjoy scrumptious lunch cooked and served by your host family, then it is time to immerse yourself with the local culture and tradition by participating in the demonstration of the local games and activities such as rice pounding and sieving, blow pipe, handcrafts making, traditional fishing, play local games (Rampanau) and musical instruments with dance (gong and Sumazau). Proceed to take a village walk, offering stunning landscapes of the scenic valley as you pass through paddy fields, plantations and fruit orchards. After dinner have a good chat with your host family about the village history and folktales before retiring to bed.

Lunch and Dinner
Kiulu Valley Homestay - Day 2 Kiulu Valley Homestay - Day 2

Day 2

Kiulu - Transfer out

Wake up and enjoy the quaint cool morning before setting off on a morning walk. Proceed to the highest point to (500 meters above sea level) to view the surrounding area. If weather permits the guests might be lucky to see the sacred Mount Kinabalu. Have a quick breakfast before departing back to Kota Kinabalu.

Breakfast

Rates

Description Rates Single Supplement
Twin ShareTwin Share MYR 656
MYR 80
MYR 80

Price Remarks

  • Validity
    Rates are valid for travel by 31 March 2025.
  • Availability
    This tour runs everyday. Prior booking required.
  • Children Discount
    This is a kid friendly tour, discount is applicable to children based on their birth year and following room sharing policy in certain property. Contact our consultant to know more.
  • Transfer Charges
    Additional charge per person applies for pick-up and drop-off outside Kota Kinabalu Airport or hotels in Kota Kinabalu area and pick up time may vary.

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Notes[Expand All]

Tour Includes

  • Homestay programs
  • Community Development Contribution (CDC)
  • Accommodation with shared area and common bathroom
  • Meals as specified.
  • Pick-up and drop-off from Kota Kinabalu Airport or city hotel in Kota Kinabalu.

Tour Excludes

  • Optional tour and items not mentioned.

Things to Bring

  • Sun block lotion
  • Personal toiletries
  • Towel
  • Insect repellent
  • Hat
  • Walking / trekking shoes
  • Good grip sandal
  • Drinking water bottle
  • Swimming attire
  • Camera
  • Raincoat

Additional Notes

  • Kiulu optional activities
    If you're keen for more adventure and cultural experience, there are many optional activities for you to try such as quad biking and cultural activities. So be sure to ask your host!
  • Kiulu homestay additional night
    Itinerary for additional day on Day 02 MYR 165 per pax (optional)
    After breakfast, get ready to set off for a jungle trekking at Gaman Kapur Trail for approximately 2 hours with a chance to do rubber tapping. Thereafter, enjoy lunch before taking a dip at the sensationally cooling water of Mantob waterfall. After dinner, return to host family house for overnight stay. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Bring Your Own Bottle
    Borneo Eco Tours is moving towards a single-use plastic free environment! So, please join our movement by bringing your own refillable water bottle during your time with us. Our vans and coaches are prepared with water containers so that you can refill your bottle anytime throughout the tour.
  • Double or Twin Bed
    Double or twin bed cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check in.
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