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2-Day Mount Kinabalu Trek – Join In

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Tour type

Tour Level: Advanced

Tour Comfort: Budget

Tour Period: 2 Days

    Kota Kinabalu

tour highlights

  • Make your way up to the summit of sacred Mount Kinabalu
  • Learn to identify the endemic plant and animal species
  • Traverse tropical, mossy, and sub-alpine forest areas
  • Spend the night in a rest house before summiting for sunrise

tour details

Depart your hotel in Kota Kinabalu City at 8:30am as you head for Kinabalu Park. Upon arrival at the park, register for your mountain climb. Drive to the Power Station (1,800m) and begin your trek up the sacred mountain of Kinabalu. The summit trail leads you through tropical oak and chestnut forest, mossy forest and up to the sub-alpine forest. Look for rhododendrons, pitcher plants, orchids and other flora native to this area. Shelters along the way allow you to enjoy your packed lunch amidst the cool mountain air. Spend the night in a rest house (non heated) at the elevation of approximately 3,200m above sea level. Depart at 3:00am and proceed to the summit for the sunrise (weather permitting). Return to Laban Rata Restaurant for breakfast, then descend to Park Headquarters for lunch.

Depart your hotel in Kota Kinabalu City (at 8:30 AM) for Kinabalu Park. Upon arrival at the park, register for your mountain climb. Drive to the Power Station (1,800 m) and begin your trek up the sacred mountain, Kinabalu. The summit trail leads you through the tropical oak and chestnut forest, mossy forest and up to the sub-alpine forest. Look for rhododendrons, pitcher plants, orchids and other flora native to this area. Shelters along the way allow you to enjoy your packed lunch amidst the cool mountain air. Spend the night in a rest house (non-heated) at the elevation of approximately 3,200 m above sea level.

Meals included:Lunch
Dinner
Depart at 3:00 AM and proceed to the summit for the sunrise (weather permitting). Return to Laban Rata Restaurant for breakfast. Descend to Park Headquarters for lunch. At 3:00 PM, depart Kinabalu Park for Kota Kinabalu and return to your hotel.

Meals included:Breakfast
Lunch

includes

Services Included:
-Transportation
-Park entrance fees, climbing permit, climbing insurance, mountain guide
-Meals as stated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
-Accommodation in non heated dormitory style bunk bed (share room with other climbers).

    excludes

    Services Excluded:
    -Domestic airfare and/or International airfare to/from Malaysia (quoted separately, if requested)
    -Optional tours
    -Surcharges for other language guides
    -Personal travel insurance
    -Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
    -Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
    -Drinks with meals
    -Porter, certificate

      notes

      • Accommodations at the mountain are non-heated and managed by Sabah Parks.
      • Accommodation at the mountain huts are with shared toilet facilities.
      • Do take note that your passport will be required for verification during registration at the Kinabalu Park office. Please bring it along with you.
      • We do not recommend you to catch your flight on the same day that you descend the mountain due to possible delay from injuries, tiredness and/or bad weather and traffic conditions.
      • Mountain Guide, who is registered under the jurisdiction of Sabah Parks Authority is compulsory for all mountain climbers. Majority of the mountain guide can only converse in basic English language.
      • Children below 15 years old must fill in the indemnity form upon registration at Park Headquarters.
      • Friendly Note from Sabah Parks: 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 recommended that you should refrain from climbing: Hypertension, Diabetes, Palpitation, Arthritis, Heart disease, severe anaemia, Peptic ulcers, Epileptic fits, Obesity (overweight), Chronic asthma,
        Muscular cramps, Hepatitis (jaundice); or any other disease which may hamper the climber.
      • The company reserves the right to change or cancel should condition beyond our control render it necessary.
      • What to bring :
        Good walking shoes
        Raincoat
        Sun block
        Insect repellent
        Torch or flashlight
        Gloves
        Change of clothing, windbreaker or warm clothing
        Items of personal use
        Energy bars or sweets
        Water bottle
        Camera (optional)
      Tour code: BKIDKMKT2J19

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