North Borneo Railway 1 Day Trip - 1TKKLD020

Price: RM440 RM415

Duration: 6 hours

Minimum Participant: 2 Persons


Hop aboard the North Borneo Railway for a day tour around Sabah. Ride a steam train straight out of the 1900s, chugging along the tracks from northern Tanjung Aru to southern Papar. Soak in the verdant vista of sprawling paddy fields, stilt village homes, and the sight of buffalos.

Witness the stunning Tien Shi Temple, a Buddhist temple built by Chinese immigrants. Browse wooden shops in Kinarut Town and pay a visit to Papar, the “Rice Bowl of Sabah”. Treat yourself to a tiffin-style lunch box of Asian and Continental cuisine. Discover the charming countryside on this unique railway tour.

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08:45am – Pick up from hotel in Kota Kinabalu
09:30am – Train boarding at Aeropod Station (breakfast is included)
10:00am – Depart from Tanjung Aru Station to Papar Town
10:40am – Quick stop at Kinarut Town & visit Tien Shi Temple or Traditional Shops
11:00am – Depart from Kinarut Station to Papar Town
11:45am – Arrive in Papar Town to visit local wet market and the shops
12:00pm – Re-board the train for return journey to Kota Kinabalu
12:30pm – Depart from Papar Station to Tanjung Aru station
12:40pm –  Tiffin’ Lunch is served to guests on board
13:40pm – Arrive at Tanjung Aru Station


  • Hotel transfer
  • Tiffin style breakfast
  • Return train ticket
  • Tiffin style lunch


  • Personal Expenses
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Any item not mention in package

Things to bring

  • Drinking water
  • Comfortable shoes/slippers
  • Cap/Hat or Umbrella (Weather may get hot)
  • Extra cash
  • Camera


Booking Terms:

  • All booking is based on SIC (Sit-In-Coach) and subject to availability
  • The train runs every Wednesday and Saturday

Cancellation Terms:

  • Upon success payment, no cancellation of tour is allowed.

Payment Terms:

  • Full payment is required upon booking.
  • Payment can be made via credit card upon checkout.

Refund Terms:

  • 1TOUR practice a strict no refund policy upon complete payment.
  • No refund request will be entertained in the case of miss-tour due to personal reason.
  • Guest will be fully refunded through Telegraphic Transfer (TT) or any other method that have been agreed between both parties in the case of cancelled tours from 1TOUR for related activity caused by unsafe environment/weather or unforeseen circumstance.
  • Due to time zone difference the confirmed refund date is determined based on the supplier’s local time. Please allow 5 to 14 working days for 1TOUR to process the refund.

Surcharge Terms:

  • One way transfer surcharge for Tuaran district: RM15/pax (1-3 pax) ; RM10/pax (4 pax & above)
  • One way transfer surcharge for Kinarut district: RM30/pax


  • Please be reminded to take care of personal belongings (passport/phones & etc) as 1-TOUR will not be held responsible for any loss/theft/damage before, during & after tour commences.
  • Travelers who are suffering from motion/car/vehicle sickness are requested to prepare their own medication prior to the tour.
  • Travelers are not encouraged to book tours the same day as the flight-departure date to avoid miss-flight.
  • Travelers are allowed to bring their own camera/mobile-phone/Go-pro/Action Camera (with water-sealing) but at their own risk & 1-TOUR will not be held responsible in the case of damage or loss during and/or after the tour.
  • Travelers are reminded to be at the hotel lobby at least 10 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time

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Who are we

1Tour Adventure Sdn Bhd is Sabah based travel agency that had been registered under Malaysia Tourism Board and Sabah Tourism Board since year 2009. We are licensed travel agency approved by Malaysia Tourism Ministry with our license no. KPL-6055

Contact us


Company No: 863284-H

MOTAC License No: KPL-6055

Contact No: +60168100734 or 1700818720


Office Address: Lot 15, 1st Floor, Block B, Asia City, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah