Duration: Half Day Tour on every Sunday only
Location: Kota Belud District (East Coast, Sabah)
Minimum of: 2 adults per tour departure
Rates from: RM 160.00 onwards per person
0700hrs Meet at hotel lobby and depart for Kota Belud, a journey offering a scenic view of paddy fields, villages and a picturesque sight of Mount Kinabalu from a different angle. Enroute, a brief detour to a small town called Tuaran for sightseeing and an opportunity to go for a short walk on the suspension bridge across the Tuaran river. Continue journey to Kota Belud. Kota Belud is the land for the Bajau. The Kota Belud Bajau has also been referred to as Cowboy of the East because of their highly skilled horsemanship. Every Sunday, this tamu is patronized by hawkers and vendors, farmers and fishermen, adult and child like, who converge at this town in the hills. the Bajaus bring out their local produce and handicrafts to be sold in a large open-air market.
0900hrs Arrive at Kota Belud "Tamu" grounds, a vibrant, colourful Sunday open-air market. This traditional market features mainly local produce, handicraft and interesting local produce brought in by villagers within the district. Occasionally, several water buffaloes are lined up for auction to the highest bidder. Return to your hotel.
1300hrs Arrive to your hotel. END