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2 Days Sandakan Death March Experience in Ranau

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Walk and experience Sandakan Death March in Ranau.

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Experience Sabah’s history of the infamous Sandakan-Ranau Death Marches and walk the experience of the soldiers who have lost their lives and paid homage to the locals who risked their lives to help them. Visitors will get the unique opportunity to walk a section of the Death March Track: between Nalapak and Muruk, and to visit several key POW sites. This package also includes a night stay at Sabah Tea Garden resort, the only organic tea farm in Borneo.


Local meals

Stay at Sabah Tea Garden

Return transportation from Kota Kinabalu to Kundasang

Visit several key POW sites of Sandakan Death March

Award-winning guide experts


Ranau is located in the West Coast of the Malaysian state of Sabah and makes up a majority of the Dusun community. Ranau is famous for it’s highland vegetables and aromatic local tea brand unlike any other.


Day 1:

Pick up 7.00 am from Kota Kinabalu (or your preferred location) to Kg Nabutan

Meet and walk the Sandakan Ranau Death March route to Kg Nalapak

Proceed to walk the Death March route to Kg Muruk

Return to Sabah Tea Garden


Day 2:

Visit Allen Quailey Memorial, Ranau POWs first campsite, Last Campsite Memorial at Kg Kenipir and Kundasang War Memorial

Departure to Kota Kinabalu

Sabah Tea Garden Longhouse

Experience the traditional Malaysian Borneo rainforest lifestyle and cultural setting in Sabah with a night stay at the rustic Sabah Tea Longhouses.

Day 1:

Lunch at Kg Nalapak

Dinner at Sabah Tea House


Day 2:


Lunch at Ranau Town

Blowpipe lesson

DIY Batik painting

Insect night walk

Tea bushes

Tea factory tour

Trekking trails to peak of Kamunsu Hill

Visit Sapaon Recreational Area


English-speaking guide


Tours and transfers

500 ml bottle of water (which will be replenished as you need it by your guide)


Comfortable walking shoes/boots

Insect repellent

Loose and comfortable clothing

Personal items

Shady hat

Small day pack for trekking

Sun screen

Waterproof jacket

Arrival by flights

You can fly to Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) direct from Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johor Bahru, Labuan, Sandakan or Tawau.

Arrival by land

You can travel to Kota Kinabalu by Taxi from Kota Kinabalu International Airport (approx. 14 minutes) and by Bus from Sandakan (approx. 6 hours), from Tawau (approx. 8 hours)

In lieu of the Covid-19 pandemic, you can opt to postpone your trip once it is safe to travel again. Kindly contact the property owner for more information. 

TYK Adventure Tours is a local operator licensed by the Ministry of Culture, Art and Tourism, Malaysia. The award-winning company was originally formed by very experienced adventurers whose achievements are recorded in the Malaysia Book Of Records.


Best Tour Operator I’ve been with. Best Leadership Skills, Great Co-workers to work with. Best Team Spirit!

-M Caroline Juanis, Malaysia

Their team leader is a highly respected and expert jungle trekker, has many years of experience in the adventure tourism industry in Sabah. And with its teamworks who most of them have been together for quite long time, you can be surely enjoy your adventures time in Sabah.

-Sylvia Sylvester, Malaysia

  After 10 days with these guys , especially Kim and Jeffery, our great guide and driver, can only speak very highly of their knowledge and driving expertise and their politeness. Seeing the death march “highlights” , probably not the best choice of words, was a moving experience. Highly recommend to anyone wanting to see Borneo -Daphne Kem Everett, Australia  

Great company to tour around Sabah Borneo with, excellent vans, bikes, tour guides, fluent in many languages, highly knowledgeable of history, tourist attractions, culture, WW11 , etc.

-Craig Batchelar, New Zealand

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