- Delve into the heritage and history of the first and only railway in North Borneo
- Warm welcome by traditional music talents upon arrival at Papar town
- Visit the local open market and discover a vibrant display of local culture, flavours, and traditions
- Tour the old town of Papar, see shophouses and other monuments that have helped to shape the community and local economy
Choose Your Activity
Select Package Option and Local Operator
Embark on a captivating train journey that will transport you from the vibrant city of Kota Kinabalu to the charming town of Papar, immersing yourself in breathtaking countryside vistas and discovering remarkable landmarks along the century-old Sabah railway.
Your unforgettable adventure starts at the Tanjung Aru Railway Station, where you will board the train and prepare for a captivating ride. Throughout the journey, expert tour guides will captivate your imagination with fascinating historical anecdotes, shedding light on the region's intriguing past and providing a deeper understanding of the first and only railway in North Borneo. As the train glides through the picturesque countryside, you will be treated to a tapestry of stunning landscapes, with town, beaches, and lush greenery painting a mesmerizing backdrop for your voyage.
Arriving in Papar town, a guided exploration of the local market awaits, where an array of enticing culinary delights, mouthwatering snacks, and fresh produce beckon your taste buds. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you sample the flavours of Sabah.
As your expedition continues, you will have the opportunity to visit a post-war heritage building in Papar, unveiling a window into the town's rich past. Navigate along the oldest streets in Papar and see some of the town's old shops as you listen to stories of events that have shaped the region's history.
This captivating expedition promises not only breathtaking landscapes and delectable culinary experiences but also a profound exploration of the region's heritage, leaving you with a newfound appreciation for the beauty and history of Sabah.
What To Bring
- Cash for own expenses
- Drinking water
What To Wear
- Casual attire
- Sun protection (sun block/hat)
- Comfortable walking shoes
How to Book Tickets
Follow these simple 3 steps action to instantly book this activity.
Select Ticket Date
Choose Ticket Option
Select Local Supplier
Need Assistance ?
Make use of Sabah Travel's complimentary service to plan your travel with us.