Situated in northern Borneo, Sabah is set against Malaysia's most mountainous terrain, and relies heavily on tourism as a means of boosting the local economy.
There are many places of interests in Sabah, particularly where wildlife is concerned. For example, the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary has been in existence since 1964 focusing on rehabilitation of this the speicies. Visitors to the sanctuary will be given the unique opportunity to see these magnificent creatures in what is as close to their natural habitat as is possible.
There are also a number of local markets around Sabah, each one selling locally made handicrafts and foodstuffs, offering a fascinating insight into Malaysian culture.