DAY 1 – KOTA KINABALU/ NABALU MARKET /KINABALU PARK [L/D]
0730 hours – Depart early morning and journey from your hotel on a leisurely drive, stopping at Nabalu, to meander at the local fruit and vegetable stalls and perhaps shop for handicrafts. Drive on then to the Kinabalu National Park, some 1500m above sea level on the slopes of impressive Mount Kinabalu. . It showcases lowland, montane, and alpine vegetation on a scale unrivalled elsewhere in the world. You’ll see rare butterflies and vegetation, and if you’re lucky you’ll catch a glimpse of the largest flower in the world, the Rafflesia! Malaysia’s first UNESCO World Heritage site, Kinabalu Park is one of the world’s most important biological sites. Dinner in the park and overnight stay at a Kinabalu Park.
DAY 2 - PARK HQ / TIMP. GATE / ASCEND MOUNT KINABALU / LABAN RATA [B/L/D]
Breakfast at Park Restaurant. Thereafter, 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 accommodation @3272m (non-heated dormitory beds) in the late afternoon. Buffet Dinner at Laban Rata restaurant and overnight.
DAY 3 - 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. Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu City. Journey takes approx. 2 hrs.