Sabah, Malaysia · 17 hotels available
The Interior Division is an administrative division of the state of Sabah, Malaysia. It covers the southwest portion of Sabah, bordered by the neighbouring state of Sarawak. Interior Division has a an area of 18,298 square kilometres, where it covers 24.9% of Sabah's territory and is inhabited by approximately 14.7% of Sabah's total population.
The largest town in the Interior Division is Keningau. Other main towns include Beaufort, Kuala Penyu, Sipitang, Tambunan and Tenom. The coastal parts of the Division are inhabited mostly by Bruneian Malays and Kedayan, whereas the inland areas to the east of the Crocker Range are mostly inhabited by various subgroups of the Kadazan-Dusun people. Tambunan Town is considered to be a major centre of Kadazan culture, while Tenom is the largest town for Murut people. The Long Pasia and Long Mio is the gateway to the Lun Bawang or Lun Dayeh tribes Sipitang.
There are great numbers of Chinese people in most of the towns, particularly Beaufort, Keningau and Tenom. The majority of the Division's ethnic Chinese inhabitants are from the Hakka subgroup.
Get your flights at KLIA2 with any airlines to any main airports in Sabah.
From any of the airports, tourists usually visit Interior Division by chartered mini bus, van or rented car.
Wildlife Park Lok Kawi is developed by the Sabah Wildlife Department on Penampang-Papar old road. The existence of this park has undisputedly boosted Sabah’s tourism industry. Lok Kawi Wildlife Park was made up of two parts named the zoological and the botanical. The tourists can visit variety of animals at the zoo such as, Borneo Pygmy elephants, Sumatran rhinoceros, Orang Utan, Proboscis monkey, Malayan tiger and some species of deer. Whereas, the botanical part provides the visitors some activities while witnessing along the breath-taking green nature. One of them is jungle trekking, about 1.4 kilometers long of the paved. As the visitors trek along the jungle, they will get to visit the most lively section which is the aviary section. They will get to hear crowds of sounds of mynahs, hornbill, pigeons, parrots, eagles, egrets and a lot more. There is also section made 100% safe for the children to enjoy their visit. In this section, they will get to interact with pygmy elephants, ponies and goats.
Ambuyat is among the famous indigenous cuisine in Sabah. Mostly people in Interior Division eat Ambuyat together with Asam Pedas.
Foreign tourists are required to get their travel documents ready before begin the tour. They will have to present them upon entering the boarding hall at the airport.
This hotel located on Jalan Kg Keningau, Bahagian Pedalaman, 89007. Keningau is the centre of Sabah Interior Division. Keningau is popular as the land of the Muruts, one of Sabah's major ethnic groups. Other than becoming the administrative centre of the Interior Division, it is also known and important for the forest wealth that it has. Therefore, this three stars hotel is often being visited by business travellers, yet it also make itself comfortable for leisure travellers. It accommodates four different categories of guestrooms; Superior Room, Deluxe Room, Family Room and Suite Room. The rates are ranging from RM210 to RM400 per night stay. This hotel also provides convenient conference rooms and packages.
Sited at Bangunan Pusat informasi Pelancongan, Lorong Gombunan, Bahagian Pedalaman, 89650, Tambunan Rafflesia is a two stars hotel. This hotel is significant with its paddy field view, the sounds of birds chirping, creating a village ambience. This small hotel accommodates a total of twelve guestrooms. Every room is equipped with basic in room amenities such as air-conditioner, coffee makers, TV with satellite channels, WiFi and few more. The rate starts from RM172 per night stay at Traveloka.com. This hotel comes with its own restaurant, Rafflesia Café, where it specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Situated at Mile 8, Crocker Range National Park, Kimanis - Keningau Highway, Bahagian Pedalaman, 89000, this resort offers the guests a beautiful hill view of green nature. Once the guests step in here, they can feel the cool breeze of as it is located 1000 meter above the sea level. This resort accommodates five different categories of stays, from camping, dormitory to huge family room. The guests will also enjoy its restaurant, Cinnamon Café, for not only it serves tasty local dishes, yet it also offers a majestic view of nature. There are also activities provided for guests who are interested to explore this place. The rate starts from RM281 per night stay at Traveloka.com. For more information about this resort, please directly contact the receptionist or visit its official website.