North Borneo Steam Train Ride to Papar from Kota Kinabalu

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Ride the North Borneo Railway, and experience the lush landscape of the coastal and rural regions of Sabah! Also taste a typical 'tiffin' colonial lunch.

Description

After a shutdown of more than 4 years, North Borneo Railways is on track to roll again. The North Borneo Railway runs twice weekly return departures from Kota Kinabalu to Papar, year round. Passengers will experience the lush landscape of the coastal and rural regions of Sabah. A typical 'tiffin' colonial lunch will be served on the return trip.

Highlights

  • Panoramic train ride from Kota Kinabalu to Papar!

  • 'Tiffin' colonial lunch

Includes

  • Train tickets

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch

  • English-speaking guide
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Standard Tour until March 31, 2018

Duration: 4 - 4:30 hour(s)
Available: Wed and Sat
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Train tickets / Breakfast / Lunch / English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 09:15

    Pick-up at Centrally Located Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

  • Relive the Nostalgic Romance of British North Borneo

    Experience travelling like the old times on a 1900 style steam train that features five fully refurbished colonial-style passenger carriages and runs along the tracks from Tanjung Aru to Papar, known as the Rice Bowl of Sabah.

  • Visit Kinarut Town

    Have a scenic ride as you head to the first stop at Kinarut Town, wander around and visit the Tien Shi Temple that is known for its fine statues.

  • Explore Papar and see Fascinating Views

    Visit the local wet market and the shop houses at Papar Town. Along the way, enjoy the green vistas of stretching paddy fields, traditional village homes on stilts and buffaloes wandering in the distance.

  • Be Treated to a Rare Delight

    Enjoy a delicious tiffin-style breakfast and lunch comprising of Asian and Continental cuisine.

  • 13:00

    Drop-off at Centrally Located Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
Standard Tour

Duration: 4 - 4:30 hour(s)
Available: Wed and Sat
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Train tickets / Breakfast / Lunch / English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 09:15

    Pick-up at Centrally Located Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

  • Relive the Nostalgic Romance of British North Borneo

    Experience travelling like the old times on a 1900 style steam train that features five fully refurbished colonial-style passenger carriages and runs along the tracks from Tanjung Aru to Papar, known as the Rice Bowl of Sabah.

  • Visit Kinarut Town

    Have a scenic ride as you head to the first stop at Kinarut Town, wander around and visit the Tien Shi Temple that is known for its fine statues.

  • Explore Papar and see Fascinating Views

    Visit the local wet market and the shop houses at Papar Town. Along the way, enjoy the green vistas of stretching paddy fields, traditional village homes on stilts and buffaloes wandering in the distance.

  • Be Treated to a Rare Delight

    Enjoy a delicious tiffin-style breakfast and lunch comprising of Asian and Continental cuisine.

  • 13:00

    Drop-off at Centrally Located Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

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Schedule

  • 09:15

    Pick-up at Centrally Located Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

  • Relive the Nostalgic Romance of British North Borneo

    Experience travelling like the old times on a 1900 style steam train that features five fully refurbished colonial-style passenger carriages and runs along the tracks from Tanjung Aru to Papar, known as the Rice Bowl of Sabah.

  • Visit Kinarut Town

    Have a scenic ride as you head to the first stop at Kinarut Town, wander around and visit the Tien Shi Temple that is known for its fine statues.

  • Explore Papar and see Fascinating Views

    Visit the local wet market and the shop houses at Papar Town. Along the way, enjoy the green vistas of stretching paddy fields, traditional village homes on stilts and buffaloes wandering in the distance.

  • Be Treated to a Rare Delight

    Enjoy a delicious tiffin-style breakfast and lunch comprising of Asian and Continental cuisine.

  • 13:00

    Drop-off at Centrally Located Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

  • (For Pick-Up) Hotels in Central Kota Kinabalu Time: 09:15:00

  • (For Drop-Off) Hotels in Central Kota Kinabalu Time: 13:00:00

Pick-up Time & Location

  • (For Pick-Up) Hotels in Central Kota Kinabalu Time: 09:15:00

Drop-off Time & Location

  • (For Drop-Off) Hotels in Central Kota Kinabalu Time: 13:00:00

Price & Options

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Notes

Restriction(s)
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  • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.

Requirement(s) - Others
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  • Please call the activity provider 24 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.

Additional Note(s)
Standard Tour until March 31, 2018
  • Transfers from hotels outside the city center will incur additional charge of US$19 per person.

Standard Tour
  • Transfers from hotels outside the city center will incur additional charge of US$24 per person.

Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • You can book a minimum of 2.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 17:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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