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Private Kota Belud Sunday Market Tour

by Borneo Trails Tours & Travel Duration 5h Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per traveller Price is £79
*Pricing based on group of 3 travellers

Head north towards Kota Belud with your private guide for a wondrous Sunday market. At the Kota Belud Tamu, brightly-dressed Bajau horsemen delight you with masterful feats from atop their steeds. Browse through homespun crafts and fresh foods alongside buffalo races and dainty beauty queens.

With your private guide’s expert knowledge of local attractions, you get to witness the “Cowboys of the East” – the Bajau horsemen. Observe the bright riding costumes they and their mounts wear as they surprise you with some of the astounding horse-riding feats that have made them world famous.

Wander past market stalls where farmers, cattle breeders and fishermen hawk their freshly caught and harvested wares. Have your private guide show you around stalls selling local products like handicrafts, jewellery and other types of souvenirs and mementos.

Buffalo sales are common at the Kota Belud Tamu, as it is customary for these noble beasts to be offered as part of a gift exchange in local wedding ceremonies. If you’re lucky, you can catch a glimpse of buffalo racing, and later on, the crowning of the Sarempak and Senisip Beauty Queens.

Return to Kota Kinabalu in the comfort of your private air-conditioned vehicle.

Head north towards Kota Belud with your private guide for a wondrous Sunday market. At the Kota Belud Tamu, brightly-dressed Bajau horsemen delight you with masterful feats from atop their steeds. Browse through homespun crafts and fresh foods alongside buffalo races and dainty beauty queens.

With your private guide’s expert knowledge of local attractions, you get to witness the “Cowboys of the East” – the Bajau horsemen. Observe the bright riding costumes they and their mounts wear as they surprise you with some of the astounding horse-riding feats that have made them world famous.

Wander past market stalls where farmers, cattle breeders and fishermen hawk their freshly caught and harvested wares. Have your private guide show you around stalls selling local products like handicrafts, jewellery and other types of souvenirs and mementos.

Buffalo sales are common at the Kota Belud Tamu, as it is customary for these noble beasts to be offered as part of a gift exchange in local wedding ceremonies. If you’re lucky, you can catch a glimpse of buffalo racing, and later on, the crowning of the Sarempak and Senisip Beauty Queens.

Return to Kota Kinabalu in the comfort of your private air-conditioned vehicle.

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8:30 AM, Tour in English

Duration 5h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per traveller
£118.30

Total price is £118.30, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Private Kota Belud Sunday Market Tour

Activity Location

Kota Belud

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Kota Kinabalu City Center (Hotel Pickup)

    Kota Kinabalu


Highlights

  • Tour of dazzling Kota Belud Tamu with private guide

  • Wandering among many stalls & handmade souvenirs

  • Brightly costumed Bajau horsemen & horse-riding feats

  • Meats, produce & artisanal home goods from local traders

  • Sale of buffaloes & crowning of lovely beauty queens


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Kota Belud Tamu

  • Roundtrip transport to and from your Kota Kinabalu hotel by private vehicle

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Drinks, bottled water and snacks

  • Meals


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 2 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.