Kota Kinabalu Trip Planner

Plan a trip to Kota Kinabalu and know your trip budget

Kota Kinabalu Tourism and Travel Guide

A resplendent oriental pearl and the capital of Sabah, Kota Kinabalu is a small state in Malaysia that is surrounded by spectacular waters, mountains and ancient rainforests. The state is also most of the times used as a base for exploring Borneo. The city will definitely captivate you with its vibrancy and Malay Culture. Also called as KK affectio
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Planning a trip to kota kinabalu

Excited about kickstarting your Kota Kinabalu trip? You should be! Kota Kinabalu is home to few of the most exciting places that are totally worth exploring! Confused about how to plan your Kota Kinabalu vacation? TripHobo has got you covered! Take a look at these features which will let you design your dream Kota Kinabalu holiday!

Budget Planning in Kota Kinabalu

Touted to be the most crucial element of any vacation, budget planning is the step which needs to be taken very seriously. Giving you an estimate of the approximate pricing of your entire Kota Kinabalu trip, including the transportation and accommodation, this feature assists you with planning your budget right. You can also modify or edit this budget according to your preferences!

Transportation in Kota Kinabalu

Choosing the right modes of transport when planning a trip to Kota Kinabalu is an aspect which plays a significant role in determining the success of your vacation. TripHobo helps you book flights, trains, buses and suggests you the best available local transport options for commuting to and in Kota Kinabalu. It also lets you choose and modify the travel options depending upon your travel dates.

Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Deciding the places to visit and the things to do in Kota Kinabalu is probably the most exciting aspect of your Kota Kinabalu itinerary. Here, you can create your actual trip plan by adding the activities, restaurants, tours, and tourist spots that you want to explore. In addition to the well-known attractions in Kota Kinabalu like Mount Kinabalu, you can also include numerous off-beat and unexplored places in your plan. Apart from the list of activities suggested, you can also add your own custom places to make your trip to Kota Kinabalu all the more electrifying!

Accommodation in Kota Kinabalu

TripHobo aids you in zeroing down on the most convenient, comfortable and affordable place to stay in Kota Kinabalu . It lets you compare, filter and sort the hotels based on your preferences and budget. Not just hotels, you can choose a hostel, a guesthouse or opt from homestays in Kota Kinabalu while planning your trip! Explore, select and book the right accommodation in Kota Kinabalu today to make your trip an unforgettable one!

Create your own itinerary to Kota Kinabalu or help us suggest you a plan!

Not everyone is familiar with things to do in Kota Kinabalu. In such a case, it is difficult to create your own trip plan! So, if you are unsure about places to visit in Kota Kinabalu you can choose the option of ‘suggest me a plan’ and just sit back and relax while we create your itinerary! You can also edit the plan according to your interests once the suggested plan is displayed on your screen!

Add your existing bookings in Kota Kinabalu directly to your trip plan!

TripHobo also lets you add your pre-booked hotels, commute options and tours to your existing trip plan. So, you need not worry about the bookings in Kota Kinabalu that you are already done with! Simply drag them and add them into your itinerary and you are done!

So, what are you waiting for? Stop procrastinating and start planning your Kota Kinabalu trip!

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How much does it cost to travel to Kota Kinabalu

Plan your trip to Kota Kinabalu with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in Kota Kinabalu is USD 15.67 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 62.68. For accommodation, be ready to spend around USD 43 for a budget accommodation and USD 163 for a luxury hotel, per day, per person. For getting around Kota Kinabalu, you will need a rough figure of USD 14.1 per day. For detailed Kota Kinabalu trip cost calculator, use Kota Kinabalu Trip Planner.


Average Price of a Luxury Trip in Kota Kinabalu

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 254 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 1778 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 3556 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 7620 Per Person

Average Price of a Mid-Range Trip in Kota Kinabalu

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 101 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 707 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 1414 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 3030 Per Person

Average Price of a Budget Trip in Kota Kinabalu

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 53 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 371 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 742 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 1590 Per Person

*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation

How much will it cost once you're in Kota Kinabalu

Food & Drinks
  • 3-Course meal (mid-range) USD 6.27
  • Fast food Combo meal USD 3.13
  • Coffee (Cappuccino regular) USD 2.73
  • Bottle of Water (1.5 L) USD 0.62
  • Soft Drinks (Coke/Pepsi, 0.33 L) USD 0.7
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 L) USD 2.59
Accommodation & Transportation
  • Budget Accommodation USD 43
  • Luxury Accommodation USD 163
  • Taxi Start (Standard Tariff) USD 1.5
  • Taxi per km (Standard Tariff) USD 0.56
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transit) USD 0.56
  • Fuel (1 L) USD 0.55
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