Bandar Seri Begawan to Beaufort Bus Services
The third largest island in the world is Borneo, in which you can find Kalimantan of Indonesia taking up about 70% in the South. Sabah and Sarawak taking the other top half with Brunei in the middle of the two Malaysia countries, which makes travelling very convenient within the cities. Instead of spending so much travelling time by plane and at the airport, why not just hop on a bus according to your preferred schedule to get to your destination? If you are looking to travel by bus from Brunei to Beaufort in Sabah, then continue reading on as we will share with you some of the great things you can do in Beaufort. Cut out your travelling time to queue up at the counter and book your bus tickets online with Easybook wherever you may be in the world.
The name Beaufort means “the beautiful fort” in the old French language which sits by the southwest side of Sabah. You will find Chinese, Brunei, Muru and Bisaya people in this quiet town is located about 2 hours away from Terminal Bus Kota Kinabalu. Tropical fruits are famous in the town of Beaufort in Sabah such as the green oranges and pineapples. There isn’t a lot of activities that you can do here, but you sure can go on a whitewater-rafting adventure at Padas River, which divides the town into the appropriately-named Old Town and New Town.
You can choose to travel with bus operator Sipitang Express that only leaves once a day from Bandar Seri Begawan in Brunei Darussalam to Beaufort in Sabah. The trip with Sipitang Express that is available as early as 8:00 AM on Easybook. Take note that you will need to get through the Brunei Custom checkpoint to get your stamp before proceeding with your journey. It will take about two to three hours to reach depending on the traffic and time needed at the immigration. You could keep yourself occupied with a good book or catch up on some new music to your phone while you lay back and relax during the journey.
Things To Do in Beaufort, Sabah
This dish uses the interior trunk of sago palm, which are used to make starchy food like sago. Sago is actually white solids that came from the Rumbia Tree trunk. A local delicacy from Sabah, Sarawak and federal territory of Labuan, Ambuyat is kind of like tapioca starch also known as linut. You eat this dish that is also known as the national dish of Brunei with a bamboo fork called chandas of v-shaped sticks or simply with a fork. You roll the starch that is actually tasteless, dip into a cacah sauce and enjoy. The cacah sauce is both sour and spicy, made from chilli, lime, garlic, red onion and tempoyak that is made from durian. Ambuyat can be served with other side dishes of your choice too like raw vegetables known as ulam-ulaman, meat, fish or prawn.
2. Sweet sambal Bambangan
This is great for those who are looking for a quick meal to be served with rice. It is basically sambal, but cooked with the fruit Bambangan that is also known as wild mango because of the smell. This popular fruit in Sabah is made into the hot paste then served with rice and even some salted fish on the side. This will definitely awaken your taste buds.
3. Kuih Jelurut
Also known as selurut or celurut, it is a traditional sweet snack usually served as an appetiser or dessert. Kuih Jelurut is a sweet and soft rice flour cake with coconut milk that is wrapped in a palm leaf as a cone shape. You can find this addictive snack that is best served hot in green colour which is pandan flavoured or yellow which is for durian.
4. Beaufort Mee
As the name suggests, it originates from the Beaufort town, which is about 100 KM from Kota Kinabalu (KK). This Chinese noodle dish and you can choose whether you prefer it to be served dry or soup, but best as wet and fried. Covered in a tasty and thick gravy, served with green vegetables with the meat of your choice, this Beaufort noodle dish tastes juicier than the regular noodle. It may look regular to the eyes, but it is definitely a dish that is very appetising to the taste bud that needs to be tried after you have travelled by bus from Brunei to Beaufort.
Doesn’t that list make you hungry already? Wait no further and start planning your next food trip with your family or friends soon! All you need to do is book a Sipitang Express bus ticket online to Beaufort in Sabah from Brunei’s Bandar Seri Begawan with Easybook. Check out the schedule available on our website, follow our simple booking guide and we will do the rest for you. Whether you are planning check out the food we have recommended to you or just to soak in the beautiful culture of this city in Sabah, Easybook is ready to create new memories together with you.