Borneo Cultural Village located in Papar is about 50 minutes away from city centre, Kota Kinabalu. BCV offers a cultural experience like no other. Upon entering, the green scenery will quickly give you the feeling of visiting a village and will make you anticipate the journey you are about to have.
There are a number of cultural houses to experience different tribes such as Traditional Papar House, Murut House, Penampang House, Bajau House and Tidong House. Each house was built by the descendant of the ethnic they represent. Each house has a unique activity where you can participate such as in Murut House-Blow Pipe; or Tidung House- start fire with just bamboo; Bajau House-playing musical instrument.
The Sabah Agriculture Park (Taman Pertanian Sabah) is situated on a 200 hectare site and was developed and maintained by the Agriculture Department. It is a park that offers visitors both recreational and educational activities.
|0900 ~ 2200hrs|
|Borneo Cultural Village is located at Papar Village – South of Kota Kinabalu. This 50 minute drives will takes you to long road away from the hustle and bustle of city town.Upon entering the village, you will be amazed by the lush, cooling greenery and the custom welcome ceremony. You will then be ushered to the different homes of the ethnicities of Sabah. Each home was built by descendants of the tribes they represent and offer you a truly genuine experience seeing everything in and around the village lends to its magical prowess of taking you back in time. Not only does this village portray these tribes through the architectural genius of their traditional houses, but also through a range of simulated lives of the olden era by the residents of the village. Acquaint yourself with each tribe as they let you come into their house and their simple yet intricate lives.|
|By the end of your journey into the past, you have been given a setting for you to see, hear, taste and feel the uniqueness of what Sabah truly is.|
|Continue your tour to another an hour long journey to Weston. Board a river cruise in search of wildlife. Proboscis monkey can be spotted most of the time in the trees feeding on young leaves, shoots, sour fruits and seeds. Among others, you will have the opportunity to observe Macaque monkey, the rare Silver Langur, and a variety of birds. Weather permitting, you may also witness the sunset while cruising back to the river lodge.|
|Enjoy a short cruise to the swamp area to catch a glimpse of the fireflies decorating the mangrove trees. After dinner, return back to your hotel.|