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|3D2N Mount Kinabalu Explorer
Ground Arrangement ex Kota Kinabalu (any hotel)
||Kota Kinabalu / Kinabalu Park HQ
Meet arrival or meet at your hotel Lobby, proceed to Kinabalu park HQ, The journey takes roughly 1 ½ hour’s drive through scenic countryside and beautiful mountain range. A brief stop at Nabalu Market gives you the opportunity to buy local handicrafts and local fruits. On arrival at the Kinabalu National Park –The world Nature Heritage site , enjoy the cool and refreshing mountain air, and have a majestic view of Mount Kinabalu, The mountain will look even more spectacular with a sheer wall of granite towering a few thousand meters from the virgin forest floor and ending in jagged peaks. Free at own leisure or proceed for a guided walk along the nature trails with the park naturalist. While walking, listen to the sounds of the jungle and observe nature's plants, trees, orchids and butterflies. Overnight at the Kinaba;u National Park accommodation - depending on availability. Dinner provided at Balsam café Restaurant.
* A visit to Poring Hot Spring is optional but if requested.
||Kinabalu Park HQ / Timpohan Gate / Laban Rata
Breakfast at Balsam café, collect you packed lunch from the restaurant, after breakfast meet your experience mountain guide at park HQ, a short briefing will make by your mountain guide before you start the journey..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 trekking will take about 5 to 8 hours to complete depending on individual fitness levels. Upon arriving at 11,000 feet at the Laban rata area, check into the assigned accommodation where you can rest, after chick-in relax and just marvel at the spectacular mountain landscapes , Buffet dinner will serve at Laban Rata Restaurant (served from 4.30pm until 7pm)
*Remember to wear your ID TAG at all times.
** You can hire a porter to carry your belonging until Laban Rata Rest house with a stipulate rate.
||Laban Rata / Low's Peak - Summit of Mount Kinabalu / Kota Kinabalu
02.00am Wake up for early supper and continue ascent to the summit of Mount Kinabalu (4095.2m above sea level). Upon reaching the summit (Low's Peak), This hike further up the mountain would take another 3 hours to complete but you reap what you sow and in this instance, an opportunity to take photographs on the highest point in South East Asia. In clear weather, a spectacular sunrise awaits weary climbers. After such a stunning sunrise view, it is time to descend back down to Laban Rata Restaurant where you will enjoy a well-deserved breakfast, check out and trek back down to Timpohon Gate, collect a Certificate of Achievement and feast on Hi-Tea served in a Balsam café in Kinabalu Park before departing back to the city.
Transfer back to your Hotel.
** Hi-Tea will be served at Balsam Cafe (until 1700hrs).
- Kinabalu Park Entrance Fee
- Climbing Permit
- Climbing Insurance
- Mountain Guide
- Certificate of Achievement
- Return Transfers from Kota Kinabalu to Kinabalu Park HQ
- Return Transfers from Reception to Timpohon Gate (Starting Point / by Koktas)
- 1 night at Kinabalu Park, 1 night Laban Rata Resthouse or other same category (Non Heated Dormitory Basis)
- 1 dinner at park (Day 1), 1 breakfast at Balsam Café (Day 2), 1 packed Lunch from Balsam café (Day 2), 1 Dinner at Laban Rata Restaurant (Day 2), 1 Early Supper & Breakfast at Laban Rata Restaurant (Day 3), 1 Hi-Tea at Balsam Café (Day 3)
- Gratuity for driver & mountain guide
- Tourism tax RM10 per room per night (foreigner only)
Single traveller additional RM600
3D2N Mount Kinabalu Explorer
Ground Arrangement ex Kota Kinabalu (any hotel)
Tour Fare / Per Person
Download a copy of Tips on Mount Kinabalu Climb
It is recommended that all climbers should have themselves medically checked before attempting any mountain climb. If you have a history of suffering from the following ailments, it is highly recommend that you should refrain from climbing: Hypertension, Diabetes, Palpitation, Arthritis, Heart disease, severe anemia, Peptic ulcers, Epileptic fits, Obesity (overweight), Chronic asthma, Muscular cramps, Hepatitis (jaundice); or any other disease which may hamper the climber.
It is advisable to book this tour two to three months before actual/expected date of climbing to avoid disappointment. Due to its popularity, there are usually limited accommodation at the Laban Rata rest house/hut near the summit, where climbers are required to stay overnight before an early morning ascent to the peak on the next day.
Things to bring:-
Suitable walking shoes / warm clothing / wind breaker / long sleeves shirts / change of clothes / drinking water / high energy food (chocolates, nuts, raisins, glucose) Headache tablets / sun block / lip gloss / deep heat lotion / plasters / insect repellent / mosquito oil / binoculars / camera / water proof bag for camera / torchlight / extra socks / towel / gloves / hat mask / tissue paper / toilet roll