Mount Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu is the highest peak in Borneo’s Crocker Range that draws not only locals but also international globetrotters to witness and experience this majestic mountain. It stands at 4095 meters and is not only the highest mountain in Malaysia but also the Malay Archipelago.


Tours Mount Kinabalu

Mount Trusmadi
Mount Trusmadi is the second highest mountain in Malaysia. Adventure seekers would appreciate the rough, rocky trails in pursue of conquering the climb!
Mount Kinabalu
When in Borneo, take this opportunity to climb Mount Kinabalu - one of the most prominent mountains in the world that has gained UNESCO World Heritage status.
Butterfly kisses....Poring Hot Spring
Discover Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Springs in a day. Known as Malaysia's First Heritage sight, its a perfect way to enjoy nature with your loved ones.
Mount Kinabalu
The 2D1N Kinabalu Park discovery will take you at an easy pace to iconic sights such Hot Poring Springs, Sabah Tea Garden, Kampung Luanty and Desa Cattle Farm.
Kinabalu Foothill highland ride
Enjoy scenic ride at the foothill of Mount Kinabalu as you pass through villages, plantations and farms. The ride exposes you to a touch of culture and nature.

It is protected as Kinabalu Park and in Dec 2000, UNESCO awarded this park as Malaysia’s First World Heritage Site for its “outstanding universal values” and for its prominence as one of the most important biological sites in the world.

Visitors come to the park and also climb the mountain to experience the rich natural and scenic panorama the site has to offer. Among its rich collection are about 5000 to 6000 species of plants, 326 species of birds and more than 100 mammal species. This includes the enormous parasitic Rafflesia plants and Napenthes pitcher plants. The Orang Utans, Malayan Weasel, leopard cat and deer are some of the mammals that could be found around this area.

To climb Mount Kinabalu, one must adhere to the national park regulations and be accompanied by accredited guides at all times. The park only grants climbing permits to climbers who wish to stay at the mountain huts. Due to limitation of beds at the hut, the permits are only give to about 130 persons per day. As this is a small number to cater for a big number of keen climbers, it is advised that one books their space at least 6 months in advance before they intend to climb the mountain.

Due to the 5th June 2015 earthquake, the park now offers the old and new trail that leads to the summit.

The Kota Belud trail is about 2.8km from Laban Rata to the summit. It is known as the “new” part of the trail was open in Dec 2016 and consists of certain sections of the ancient trail that is slightly diverted due to safety and precaution reasons in attempt to avoid rockfall areas that took place from the 5 June 2015 incident.

The “old” route still utilizes a huge part of the original route used by Sir Hugh Low whose climb to the mountain was first documented in 1851.

Both the old and new trails begin from Laban Rata and convene at Sayat Sayat Checkpoint where climbers will ascent to the summit of 4095m mountain (Daily Express, 2016). In terms of ascent, the Mountain Torq team has provided another alternative for climbers to ascent the mountain via Ferrata (Italian for "iron road", plural vie ferrate or in English via ferratas - is a protected climbing route found in the Alps and certain other locations and in this case it is at Mount Kinabalu) (Wikipedia 2016)