Mount Kinabalu | Kinabalu National Park | Borneo

Mount Kinabalu Climb

4 days  |  from  $1,745

Climb to the summit of Mount Kinabalu in Sabah, on the beautiful island of Borneo. At 4095 metres Mount Kinabalu is one of the tallest mountains in Southeast Asia and summiting at sunrise you'll be greeted by the spectacular panoramic views.

Day 1 - Included transfer from Kota Kinabalu airport and transfer to your hotel in the city. Overnight Kota Kinabalu - Jesselton Hotel (superior room)

Day 2 - Set-out early at 06.30am for a scenic 2 hour drive through paddy-fields and Dusun villages over the ridges of the Crocker Range to Kinabalu Park. A brief stop at Nabalu Market for an opportunity to buy local handicrafts and local fruits. Upon arrival at Kinabalu Park (8am), you will check-in and register at Kinabalu Park's office, and then the real adventure begins as you transfer to the Power Station / Timpohon Gate by coach for the start of your 2-day climb of mighty Mount Kinabalu. The trek will take about 5-8 hours, depending on individual fitness level. Trek to the Laban Rata area today 11,000 ft, where you will spend the night in a mountain hut (dormitory style, non-heated, with common bathroom). Dinner will be at Laban Rata Restaurant and then you can relax and enjoy the spectacular mountain landscape. Overnight Laban Rata - Mountain Hut (B, L, D)

Day 3 - Waking early at 2am, have a bite to eat before commencing your ascent by torchlight to the Low’s Peak summit. The climb takes approximately 3 hours and you'll be rewarded with a breathtaking sunrise (weather permitting). After soaking up the views you will descend back to Laban Rata Restaurant for a well-earned breakfast, check out and trek down to the Timpohon Gate. Return to Park HQ to collect your Certificate of Achievement. After lunch return to Kota Kinabalu. Overnight Kota Kinabalu - Jesselton Hotel (superior room) (B, L)

Day 4 - Breakfast and transfer to Kota Kinabalu airport.

Prices Dates  Price/Person   Single Supp. 
Mount Kinabalu Climb - 4 days All Dates $1745 $185

Additional Information

Starts/ends: Kota Kinbalu
Departs any day, subject to availability)
Requires a minimum of 2 people to run
Operates on a shared basis, with other travellers
Please note: A good level of fitness and stamina is essential to climb Mt Kinabalu but you do not need to be an experienced mountaineer
Do NOT climb Mount Kinabalu if you have a history of suffering from any of the following ailments: Heart Disease, Hypertension, Chronic Asthma, Peptic Ulcer, Severe Anaemia, Diabetes, Epileptic Fits, Arthritis, Palpitation, Hepatitis, Muscular Cramps and Obesity

What's Included

2 nights, Jesselton 3 star hotel (superior room)
1 night, simple mountain hut - dormitory (up to 10 pax per room) with shared facilities (upgrade to a private room is available for a supplement)
3 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 1 dinner
Airport arrival and departure transfer on day 1 and 4
Transportation as per itinerary
Entrance fees
Registered mountain guide for the trek (Please note: The most of the mountain guides can only converse in basic English. Licensed English-speaking guides are available upon request at a surcharge. Porters are also available on request at a surcharge)
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