Malaysia has been mentioned as one the best 9 countries in the world to visit during the year 2008 by Lonely Planet. Sabah, the darling of Malaysia, has a wealth of Nature Paradise to offer to the travellers.
Tropical jungle, wild animals, nature beauty, white sandy beaches, diving paradise, sport adventure, enchanting seafood, friendly people: these are the main attractions that draw travellers from all around the world to this beautiful land called Sabah, also known as the Land Below The Wind.
Located at latitude N 4° to 7° and longtitude E 115° to 117°, Sabah has a tropical climate which means summer all year round. The seasons here is government by the monsoons. Sabah is an eco-treasures paradise from mountain high to deep ocean, and couple with the relaxing pace of its people, probably is the best place in Asia to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Some highlights on Sabah most fascinating destinations and interesting things to do:
Sabah most visited destination has to be Mt. Kinabalu, since becoming Malaysia’s first world heritage site in the year 2001, many people around the world have climbed to the summit of Mt. Kinabalu, at 4093 metre.
No climbing experience is needed to scale this mountain, just 2 days and an average fitness will do. Watching sunrise at Low Peak, the highest point of Mt. Kinabalu, has been an unforgetable experience for the climbers. Also many have come to enjoy the cool air of Kinabalu Park HQ, and take a leisure walk around the forest to look for the many fauna and flora at the park.