Climbing Mount Kinabalu

Some say, the Mount Kinabalu is one of the easiest mountain to climb, but don't underestimate the challenges that you’ll face on the summit trail. It's biggest attraction in Sabah, Malaysia for tourist all around the world ~ Mount Kinabalu. It's the highest peak in south-east Asia, measuring 4095m high.

Every year, thousands of people from all ages and fitness level conquered the Mount Kinabalu Summit – the secret is stamina.

Upon reaching the summit you'll have the chance to witness an unbeatable sunrise (on clear wheatear) – your greatest prize for conquering the highest peak in south-east Asia – Mount Kinabalu.

The base at the low peak is well-equipped with facilities. Open daily, yet advance reservation/ booking are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! (3-5 months before you're planning to climb the Mount Kinabalu)

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DAY 1       

Pick-up from hotel and transfer to Kinabalu Park HQ. Upon arrival, register for the mountain climb before transfer to Timpohon Gate ( Starting / ending point). Climb star. Approx. 5-6 hours journey). Packed lunch enroute. Arrive Laban Rata (3272.7M), Check in to accommodation, free at leisure. Dinner is provided. Overnight. (Packed Lunch + Dinner)

DAY 2    

Early morning ( 02.30 am) depart from your accommodation to explore Low’s Peak. (4095.2 m). Expected to reach in time for sunrise. Descend to Laban Rata for breakfast, free at leisure before continue descending to Timpohon Gate. Meet and transfer to nearby restaurant for lunch before transfer back to Kota Kinabalu.. (Breakfast + Lunch)



Mountain Guide,
F&B (as stated in itinerary),
land transfers


Important: An advance booking/reservation is required - at least 3 months before the climb. This is to ensure your accommodation availability.

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.

Recommended things that you should bring:

Suitable walking shoes, warm clothing, wind breaker, long sleeves shirts, change of clothes, drinking water, high energy food, 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

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