Last week, Tourism Malaysia Sabah in collaboration with 6 local travel agents has introduced “Sabah Food Trail” package in a press conference to promote Sabah as a food paradise. The latest tourism product launched by YB Datuk Kamarlin Hj Ombi, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Enviroment Sabah contains 9 interesting Food Trail tour packages includes some tour hot spots in Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan.
YB Datuk Kamarlin said Sandakan is clearly the backbone of Sabah Tourism Industry. Sandakan town is blessed with bountiful natural wealth namely, Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, Sukau-Kinabatangan, Selingan Turtle Island, after-war heritage, as well as its own local cuisines. This initiative marks yet another milestone in boosting tourist arrivals to Sabah, particularly Sandakan.
The 4D/3N Food In Wonderland package allows tourists to experience local food and market, along with guided tours at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, Kinabalu Park, Desa Cattle Farm, Poring Hot Spring and Sabah Tea Garden.
Wildlife enthusiasts should opt for the 3D/2N Sandakan Seafood Channel, which includes guided tours of Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre and Heritage Tour, besides local food experience (seafood) and market.
The 5D/4N Borneo Food Hunter package allows tourists to participate in a cooking lesson at Rumah Terbalik (upside down house), in addition to guided tours of Mari-Mari Cultural Village, Kinabalu Park, Poring Hot Spring, city tour, local food experience and market.
1. Borneo Sandakan Tours Sdn Bhd
2. Green Holiday Sdn Bhd
3. Home Away From Home Sdn Bhd
4. Myne Travel Sdn Bhd
5. Sensational Holidays (Borneo) Sdn Bhd
6. Totally Borneo Holidays Sdn Bhd
For my US and Europe readers who are not sure where is Sabah, here is a simple explanation about it:
Sabah (Malay pronunciation: [saˈbah]) is Malaysia's easternmost state and second largest state in Malaysia. It shares the island of Borneo with Sarawak, Brunei, and Indonesian Kalimantan. Sabah is richly blessed with nature diversity, unique cultures, exciting adventure, beautiful beaches, and fantastic cuisines for the adventurous taste buds. To get to Sabah, check the flights that operate here which include Silk Air, Cathay Pacific, Royal Brunei Airlines, Cebu Pacific Air, Korean Air, Dragonair, Asiana, MASwings and Jetstar Airway. Hope you guys will have a great holiday here one day.
p/s: Stay tune guys as I'm going to share more about Sabah :D