Climbing Mt Kinabalu can be done in 2 days but a more comfortable climb in 3-days are recommended to acclimatise to the altitude and fully enjoy the rich biological diversity - the exotic rare plants, orchids, birds and many more.
While it does not require skills to do the climb, climbers must at least have a basic fitness level. Park regulations require climbers have to engage the services of a registered mountain guide.
The numbers of guides depend on the number of climbers. Porters services are available and recommended. Book and pay for your porter at the Kinabalu Park.
DAY 1 – PARK HQ / TIMP. GATE / ASCEND MOUNT KINABALU / LABAN RATA [P.L/D]
(06:30 hours) Pick-up from your hotel lobby and depart on a 2 hrs journey to Kinabalu Park Headquarter. Collect your packed lunch. Proceed to the Park HQ to register for the climb, meet your assigned mountain guide and apply for your ID TAG. Remember to wear your ID TAG at all times.You'll then be transferred to starting point – Timpohon Gate – where your journey and quest to the summit of Borneo’s highest mountain begins! The climb will take approximately 4-5 hours.The trek will pass by different vegetation zones from Oak and Chestnut to mossy and eventually to alpine type of vegetation. Arrive and check into one of the assorted Laban Rata huts @3272m (non-heated dormitory beds) in the late afternoon. Buffet Dinner at Laban Rata restaurant and overnight.
DAY 2 – LOW’S PEAK / DESCEND MOUNT KINABALU / KOTA KINABALU [Supper/B/L]
(0200 hours) Wake up for early supper and depart for continuation of journey towards the summit of Mount Kinabalu.The journey up to the Low's peak @ 4,095m will test your fitness and determination. Depending on speed of trekking, you might be able to experience the glorious sunrise over the majestic Mt. Kinabalu if weather permits.
(0700 hours) Descend back to Laban Rata for late breakfast and check out. Trek down to Timpohon Gate for transfer back to the Kinabalu Park Headquarters.Congratulations, you can now collect your Certificate of Achievement! Buffet Lunch will be served at the Balsam restaurant in Kinabalu Park.
(1400 hours) Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu City. Journey takes approx. 2 hrs.
MYR 1488.00 nett per person (Malaysian, min 2 pax)
MYR 1890.00 nett per person (International, min 2 pax)
*subject to space availability at the time of enquiring
Meals as Stated, 01 Night @ Laban Rata accommodation (Non-Heated Dormitory), Entrance Fee, Return Hotel Transfer (Seat-In-Coach), Return Transfer (Park HQ - Timpohon Gate - Park HQ), Mountain Guide (sharing with other climbers), Climbing Insurance, Climbing Permit, Certificate
Tourism Tax @ RM 10.00 per room/bed/night (to be paid upon check out), Porter Fees, Alcoholic Drinks, Optional Tipping & Any Items Not Mentioned
Things You Wish To Bring:
Things You Should Prepare For Mountain Climb:
Destination (return) Weight Rate
1. Timpohon - Laban Rata - Timpohon 10 kg RM130.00
2. Timpohon - Sayat-Sayat - Timpohon 10 kg RM150.00
3. Timpohon - Mt. Summit - Timpohon 10 kg RM160.00
This means, Adults & Children 15 years old and below will have separate Mt Guides.
E.g: 2 Adults + 2 Children OR 2 Adults + 1 Child OR 1 Adult + 1 Child – will require 2 separate mountain guides.
In the event of cancellation of a booking, a written notice must be made and the following cancellation charges will apply:-
50 days or more……… 50% of total tour package
21 to 49 days………….. 75% of total tour package
14 to 20 days………….. 85% of total tour package
04 to 13 days………….. 95% of total tour package
Less than 04 days or No Show ~ 100% of total tour package
REFUND POLICY: Unfortunately, there is no refund under any circumstances including, but not limited to, summit closure due to bad weather, Act of God, being refused climb by Sabah Parks rangers or mountain guides due to your personal health and safety reasons or any other reasons that may affect the authorities’ decision to disallow you to summit.
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