Meet at hotel lobby and proceed to the Kota Kinabalu main train station. On arrival, briefing by the guide and board the historical colonial era “Steam Engine Train”. As the train approaches the final destination, the steward will give a briefing to all passengers on the disembarkation process and the things the passengers can do in the town of Papar. This stopover will be a 30 minute stopover and passengers can visit the local market or just wander through the town.
Train will depart amidst the hissing of steam for the 66km journey to the town of Papar, journey will pass by small towns, paddy fields, mangrove jungle and beaches. Enroute the train will make a stop over at a Chinese Buddhist temple. Passengers can disembark for photo shoot.
Depart Papar town for the return journey to the city of Kota Kinabalu. On this return journey passengers will be served the “Tiffin – Styled Lunch ” ( a blend of colonial and continental cuisine ).
On arrival at the Kota Kinabalu train station, passengers disembark and meet on arrival for transfer to hotel. End of tour.
(Inclusive of Tiffin Lunch)
About the Steam Train: Built and operated to the highest international service standards, the train can accommodate 180 passengers, consisting of five refurbished colonial style carriages ( 36 passengers per carriage ), 1 stylish observation deck and bar carriage, washroom facilities in each carriage and a kitchen power car.