Malaysia

3-Day Mount Kinabalu Trek

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Tour type

Tour Level: Advanced

Tour Comfort: Budget

Tour Period: 3 Days

tour highlights

  • Visit the beautiful Mountain Garden and admire the park's flora
  • Make your way up Mt. Kinabalu, home to numerous biomes
  • Spend a night in a rest house before waking up early to summit at dawn
  • Learn about the region's plant and animal life

tour details

Explore the natural beauty of Mt. Kinabalu. Start by visiting the Mountain Garden, with its collection of orchids and plants that are unique to Kinabalu. In the afternoon, after a slide show, explore more of the forest in the park.
After breakfast, meet your mountain guide at he Park HQ and proceed to the summit trail, which leads you through tropical oak and chestnut forest, mossy forest and up to the sub-alpine forest.
Along the way, look out for rhododendrons, pitcher plants, orchids and other flora native to this area. Spend the night in a rest house (non heated) at the elevation of approximately 3,200m above sea level. Depart at 3:00 a. m.and proceed to the summit for the sunrise.
Return to Laban Rata Restaurant for breakfast before descending to Park Headquarters for lunch.

Depart your hotel in Kota Kinabalu, for a 2-hour drive along the ridges of the Crocker Range, to arrive at the Kinabalu Park. Join in the guided walk along one of the forest trails to get a first-hand impression of the Park and its unique flora before visiting the Mountain Garden with its collection of orchids and plants that are unique to Kinabalu. In the afternoon explore more of the forest in the park at your own leisure (unguided). Dinner and overnight in twin-bedded rooms non heated.

Meals included:Lunch
Dinner
After breakfast meet your mountain guide at 8:00 AM at the Park HQ and proceed to the summit trail. 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:Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Depart at 3:00 AM and proceed to the summit for the sunrise. Return to Laban Rata Restaurant for breakfast before descending to Park Headquarters for lunch. At 3:00 PM, depart Kinabalu Park for Kota Kinabalu City 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)
  • One night accommodation in non heated twin bedded room (Day 1)
  • One night accommodation in non heated dormitory style bunk bed (Day 2) (share room with other climbers).
  • Package includes GST 6% (Good and Service Tax)

excludes

Services Exculded:

  • 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

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 conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
Tour code: BKIDK3DMKPP

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