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2D1N Mount Kinabalu Climb

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Availability

Everyday (Pre-Book Needed)

Activity Duration

2 Days 1 Night

Nearest City

Kota Kinabalu City

Destination

Mount Kinabalu

Language

english

Suitable For

adult

Package Type

Join In Group (Private Tour Upon Request)

Pick Up Point

Your Hotel in Kota Kinabalu City

Pick Up Time

6:00 AM

Overview

Towering at 4,095.2 metres above sea level, Mount Kinabalu is no small feat to climb as it stands unchallenged as the tallest mountain between the Himalayas and New Guinea! This UNESCO World heritage site is also renowned for its wealth of flora and fauna species, being home to an estimated 6,000 different plant species and making it one of the world's most important biological sites. Challenge yourself with this 2 Days 1 Night hike to the peak!

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Tour Highlights

  • Mount Kinabalu Climb via Timpohon Trail
  • Low's Peak Summit (Highest Elevation 4095.2M)
  • 1 Night Kinabalu Park Hostel/ Laban Rata Assorted Huts

General Itinerary

DAY 1
Kota Kinabalu / Kinabalu Park HQ / Timpohon Gate / Ascend Mount Kinabalu / Panalaban Base Camp

Lunch | Dinner
Dormitory or Private Room
Land Transfer
  • Hotel Pick Up

    In the early morning, pick up from your hotel lobby and depart on a 2 hrs journey to Kinabalu Park Headquarters.

  • Kinabalu Park HQ

    Collect your packed lunch, complete the necessary registrations, meet your mountain guide, and apply for your ID tag. Remember to wear your ID tag at all times!

  • Mount Kinabalu Climb

    Transfer to the starting point, Timpohon Gate, and commence your hike to the peak of Borneo’s highest mountain! The climb will take approximately 4-5 hours, with variations of terrain.

  • Panalaban Base Camp

    Upon arriving at Panalaban Base Camp @ 3272m, check into your accommodation.

  • Dinner

    Buffet Dinner at Laban Rata Restaurant.

  • Overnight

    Overnight in the Panalaban Assorted Mountain Huts.

DAY 2
Low's Peak / Descend Mount Kinabalu / Kota Kinabalu

Breakfast | Lunch
Land Transfer
  • Wake Up & Climb

    In the early morning after an early supper, continue your climb towards the summit of Mount Kinabalu.

  • Low's Peak

    Attempt to reach the Low's peak @ 4,095m in time to experience the glorious sunrise over the majestic Mt. Kinabalu, if weather permits!

  • Panalaban Base Camp

    Descend back to Panalaban Base Camp for late breakfast and check out.

  • Descend Back

    Trek down the final 6KM trail to Timpohon Gate and have a short transfer back to the Kinabalu Park Headquarters.

  • Certificate Collection

    Congratulations, you can now collect your Certificate of Achievement!

  • Lunch

    Buffet Lunch will be served at the Balsam restaurant in Kinabalu Park.

  • Return Transfer

    Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu City (2 hours drive) and drop off at your respective hotel.

  • End of Tour

Inclusions

Food & Drink
Lunch, Packed Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Supper
Others
Certificate, Climb Insurance
Accommodation
1 Night Accommodation
Pick-Up & Drop-Off Service
Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-Off (Shared), Return Shuttle Transfer
Guide
Mountain Guide, English-Speaking Support Team
Fees & Charges
Entrance Fee (Kinabalu Park), Climb Permit Fee

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What to Wear

  • Warm clothing or long sleeves
  • Hiking pants
  • Jacket/Wind breaker
  • Trekking or running shoes with good grip

What to Prepare for Mountain Climbing

  • Waterproof backpack
  • Extra clothing and socks
  • Small towel
  • Hand gloves and winter hat
  • Disposable raincoats
  • Head torch (compulsory)
  • Personal toiletries
  • Refillable water bottle (0.5 - 1 Litre)
  • High energy food such as chocolates, nuts, biscuits, sweets, energy bars
  • Extra cash to store your luggage at Kinabalu Park HQ.
  • Medication such as headache tablets or altitude sickness tablets
  • Tissue paper
  • Sun block, lip balm, plasters
  • Insect repellent / Mosquito Oil
  • Camera with water proof bag
  • Sandals / Slippers
  • Plastic bags

Important Notes

  • Rate Per Person is based on Join-In Tour Basis (shared vehicle).
  • All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
  • All rates are inclusive of 0% Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • Climbers below 16 years old are considered Child and will be accompanied by a separate mountain guide.
  • This tour package brings you to Low’s Peak Summit (4095.2M).
  • Climbers who reach Timpohon Gate after 16:30 Hrs will be imposed a fee of MYR 15 per hour per guide to be paid directly to mountain guide on the spot.
  • Do take note that your passport will be required for verification during registration at the Kinabalu Park office. Please bring it along with you.
  • Laban Rata Resthouse does not provide boiled water for drinking/refill to climbers. Coffee & Tea will only be provided complimentary during Breakfast & Supper. However, mineral water, coffee, tea, and other hot drinks and Soft Drinks are still available for purchase at the Grocery Counter (Laban Rata Resthouse).
  • Check-out time for Laban Rata Resthouse is 10:00 Hrs. Should you check out later than 10:30 Hrs, a Late Check Out Fee of MYR100/hour applies, to be paid directly on the spot.
  • Effective as of 1st September 2017, the Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia will be implementing a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX). Foreign tourists will be required to pay a flat rate of MYR 10 per room per night regardless of accommodation star level. The TTX is to be paid upon check-in. Malaysians or permanent residents residing in Malaysia are exempted from TTX and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in for the exemption.
  • Your extra luggage can be stored at Kinabalu Park HQ at a nominal fee of MYR 12 per piece prior climb.
  • Tipping is never expected but will be much appreciated.

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Samson

Reviewed on: 02 Feb 2017 - 03:20 AM

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Date of Travel: 25 Mar 2017

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