Mountain Biking in North Borneo

Kota Belud

Kota Belud, situated at the northern part of Sabah is an hour drive journey from Kota Kinabalu. This is where you see one of the most uniqueness of Sabah where cultures, natures and adventure offer to your holiday a “Greatest” experience.

Everywhere in Kota Belud you can see cows, horses and the Bajau native people who lived here are well known to be the Cowboys of the East. Today, most of them still riding their horses and in Sunday morning market; you will be able to see some of them with their horses dressed up with their colourful costume. If you are visiting the market; make sure do not miss to have a picture taken with them as a rememberance.

Kota Belud offers as one of the best place to mountain biking in Sabah. For beginners, mountain biking through the villages along the coastal area where you will be able to see traditional Bajau houses, beaches and most importantly to visit the ostrich farm and a fishing village.

At the areas of the foothill of Mt Kinabalu, there are terrains that you will be able to ride to your “adventure best” of mountain biking in Kota Belud. Apart from mountain biking, you will see the scenic view of Mt Kinabalu with some of the most cleanest rivers from the mountain; farmers doing work in their rice field; baffaloes with a lot of migratory birds etc.

Leisure mountain biking through villages to the beaches, adventure mountain biking to the rough terrains at the foothill of Mt Kinabalu; both offer to you a wonderful cultural experience in Kota Belud. Depend on your preference either a day mountain biking or a longer duration; just let us know and we will tailor make a package for you to satisfy yourselves as the “Cowboys of the East” with your Iron Horses!!


Tour Name Duration Grade
1) Camp Paradise Leisure 3 to 4 hours
2) Tamau Leisure 3 to 4 hours
3) Melangkap Adventure 7 to 8 hours
4) Kayangat Adventure 7 to 8 hours
5) Rasuna Extreme Adventure 7 to 8 hours

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