Historically a small village, it has today grown into a small town. With an elevation of about 2,000 metres above sea level, it is one of the coolest places in Sabah with temperatures dropping to 13ºC at night.
Kundasang, which is located in Malaysian Borneo, is a popular destination for leisure travellers. The town is found in the state of Sabah, at the foot of Mount Kinabalu - Malaysia’s tallest mountain and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nevertheless, Kundasang has managed to build a reputation of its own and attracts thousands of tourists all year round. It is a destination that is perfect for anyone looking for stunning scenery, culture, history, and unique Malaysian delicacies.
Quiet and peaceful Kundasang is located in the Ranau District in Borneo, at the foot of majestic Mount Kinabalu. It is relatively untouched by conventional tourism, and is surrounded by natural beauty, lush greenery and exotic wildlife. Take a chance to go off the beaten track and explore Kundasang! It’s weather is suitable for travelling all year round, though expect some rain in May. The journey from KK is about 90-100 km and takes approximately 2 hours drives. Kundasang is popular among locals from around Sabah especially during weekends and public holidays, school holidays also. So if you are planning a visit during these times, do book in advance as accommodation in almost all lodgings will be full. The nearest big town is Ranau, about 20 km east.