2D1N Mount Kinabalu Climb Via Ferrata (Walk The Torq)

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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

Pick Up Point

Your Hotel in Kota Kinabalu City / Kota Kinabalu International Airport

Pick Up Time

6:00 AM

Overview

Complete your Borneo escapade with a climb up Malaysia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site and Sabah’s pride and joy, Mount Kinabalu! Elevated at 4095.2 metres above sea level, it may not be the highest peak in the world, but do not underestimate its small stature for it is indeed a challenging climb up to Low’s Peak.

Mount Kinabalu, being the highest mountain in Sabah and the tallest between the Himalayas and New Guinea, is renowned for its rich flora and fauna species, estimating a tremendous 5000 to 6000 plant species, making it one of the most important biological sites in the world. Level up the challenge with Southeast Asia’s only and the world’s highest Via Ferrata, showcasing you a whole new side of Mount Kinabalu… literally! Tick this adventure off your bucket list today!


Tour Highlights

  • Mount Kinabalu Climb via Timpohon Trail
  • Low's Peak Summit (Highest Elevation 4095.2M)
  • Ferrata Activity (Walk The Torq)
  • 1 Night Pendant Hut

General Itinerary

DAY 1
Kota Kinabalu/ Kinabalu Park HQ/ Timpohon Gate/ Ascend Mount Kinabalu/ Pendant Hut

Lunch | Dinner
Pendant Hut
Land Transfer
  • 0600hrs - 0645hrs: Pick-up from your hotel lobby and depart on a 2 hrs journey to Kinabalu Park Headquarter

    Collect your packed lunch

  • 0900hrs: Our guide will arrange for all necessary registrations, assign you a 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 vegetations.

  • 1500hrs: Arrive at Pendant hut @ 3,289m and settle in.

  • 1530hrs: Attend the mandatory Via Ferrata familiarization in Pendant Hut and meet your Mountain Torq trainer.

  • 1800hrs: Buffet Dinner at Laban Rata restaurant and overnight at Pendant Hut.

  • 2000hrs: Lights out.

DAY 2
Low's Peak/ Walk The Torq/ Descend Mount Kinabalu/ Kota Kinabalu

Early Supper | Breakfast | Lunch
Land Transfer
    • 0130hrs: Wake up for early supper & pack up.

  • 0230hrs: Continuation of journey towards the summit of Mount Kinabalu.

  • 0540hrs: Summit Low's peak @ 4,095m and catch the sunrise.

  • 0600hrs: Descend Low’s Peak to meet your Mountain Torq trainer.

  • 0715hrs: Meet your via ferrata trainer at Sayat Sayat Hut @ 3,668m for Walk the Torq via ferrata experience (introductory via ferrata, French grade PD).

  • 0930hrs: Return to Pendant Hut for a well earned late breakfast.

  • 1100hrs: Check out of Pendant Hut.

  • Descend to Timpohon Gate.

  • Arrive at Timpohon Gate (Est

    arrival 15:00hrs to 17:00hrs) and transfer to headquarters to collect certificate of achievement

  • Lunch will be served in Kinabalu Park.

  • Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu city

    Journey takes approx

    2 hrs

Inclusions

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

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Things You Should Prepare For Mountain Climb

  • Waterproof backpack
  • Trekking or running shoes
  • Warm clothing and hiking pants
  • Jacket/Wind breaker
  • Extra clothing and socks
  • Sandals / Slippers
  • Hand gloves and winter hat
  • Disposable raincoats
  • Your extra luggage can be stored at Kinabalu Park HQ at a nominal fee of MYR 12 per piece prior the climb.

Things You Wish To Bring

  • Medication (painkillers, altitude sickness pill)
  • Napkins and small towel
  • Sun block lotion, lip balm, plasters
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera with water proof bag
  • Plastic bags
  • Toiletries
  • Refillable water bottle
  • High energy food such as chocolates, nuts, biscuits, sweets, energy bars
  • Head torch (compulsory)

Important Mountain Torq Policy For Via Ferrata Climbers

  • Climbers MUST present original passport/Identification Card for registration at Kinabalu Park HQ on the actual day of climb.
  • Climbers MUST attend compulsory 'via Ferrata' briefing/training session in Pendant Hut between 15:00 - 16:00 (Latest Cut-off time) on the first day of climb.
  • All via Ferrata activities will be conducted in groups guided by qualified Mountain Torq Ferrata trainers. 
  • Climbers who fail to comply with the timing will not be able to proceed with the selected Via Ferrata Teaser activity. No reimbursement shall be made.
  • Your safety is our priority. Should there be any extreme weather arises, via Ferrata activity may be cancelled, No reimbursement shall be made.

Important Things to Note

  • 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 who reach Timpohon Gate after 16:30 will be imposed a fee of MYR 15/hour per guide to be paid directly to mountain guide on the spot.
  • Laban Rata Resthouse does not provide boiled water for drinking/refill to climbers. Coffee & Tea will only be provided during breakfast & supper. Additional hot or cold beverages mineral water are available for purchase at the grocery counter.
  • Pendant Hut provides filtered hot water for drinking/refill to climbers.
  • Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX) of MYR 10 per room per night will be required for foreigner to be paid upon check-in. Malaysian or permanent resident residing in Malaysia are exempted and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in.
  • Tipping is never expected but will always be much appreciated

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