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Mount Kinabalu Adventure

3 Days | 2 Nights

From $ 350

Malaysia
Kota Kinabalu

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Mount Kinabalu Adventure
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In the morning, you will be picked up for a transfer to Mount Kinabalu National Park, with a warm up walk through the Sabah Parks Botanical Garden. Featuring some of the most important biological diversities in the world and being the 20th most prominent points, climbing Mount Kinabalu is the highlight of many. This massive granodiorite mountain is an impressive climb and achieved with a steady focus and determination.

For lunch, take a buffet lunch at the Balsam Café in the park before checking in to the National Park Lodge (check in time is 1400). Upon arrival, the guide will also assist with National Park Registration and Mountain Guide allocation for the following day. This afternoon at leisure to wander the trails in the park. A simple local dinner is included at the Balsam Café.

NOTE: Porters are available from the National Park Headquarters and to be arranged directly via Cash payment MYR13 / 1kg. A walking stick can be of great benefit to you for the climb (particularly on descent) and can be rented locally for MYR10 per stick.

Overnight at Kinabalu Lodge.
MEALS
Lunch, Dinner
ACCOMMODATIONS
Kinabalu Lodge
This morning, wake up early for breakfast and walk down to the National Park Headquarters to meet the mountain guide who will assist with the registration for the climb.

Afterwards, you will be transported to Timpohon Gate is by shuttle (Note: gate closes to climbers at 10.00). It is recommended that you aim to commence the climb no later than 0800. Best approach to this climb, is to take it slow and steady and break periodically at the rest stops – not just to rest but to engage with the stunning scenery that surrounds you and changes as you move closer to the overnight Laban Rata Guesthouse, at 3270m.

A packed lunch is provided for the climb. Dinner will be a simple buffet at Laban Rata Guesthouse.

Overnight Laban Rata Guesthouse.
MEALS
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
ACCOMMODATIONS
Laban Rata Guesthouse
01:30 Wake up and have an early morning breakfast. Dress warm, day packs ready for the long but exciting day ahead. 02:30 Head torches ready and start hiking to the summit by torchlight with the aim to catch the sunrise on Low’s Peak at 0545. The trail this morning takes up to 3 hours. Climbing 800m on subalpine terrain be challenged by several steps and a final leg to the summit with assistance from a rope. 06:30 Watch the day dawn from the peak before descending to the Laban Rata for breakfast.

Slowly descend the mountain, perhaps taking a Ginger Tea at the Laban Rata to celebrate your achievement (own account). Return to Timpohon Gate for your shuttle transfer to National Park Headquarters where you take a simple local lunch at the Balsam Café. Then meet your guide & driver and be transfer to your onward destination in Kota Kinabalu.

The Mount Kinabalu Adventure wraps up.
MEALS
Breakfast, Lunch

Private Tour (for 02 pax, cheaper if more)

comfort package
comfort package
$ 350
per person
/ person
superior package
superior package
$ 450
per person
/ person
deluxe package
deluxe package
$ 550
per person
/ person

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