Mount Kinabalu Climb

Mount Kinabalu Climb
Duration: 3D2N

Day 1; Kota Kinabalu – Kinabalu Park (D)

2pm. Pickup from HOTEL LOBBY

2 Hours overland transfer through the scenic ridge of Crocker Range to KINABALU PARK (PHQ) En route, stop for a break and visit the “Nabalu” native market for local made product. The perfect view point of Mount Kinabalu should in good weather.

At PHQ, check in to respective accommodations. Spend your night at height of 1,564 meters above sea. The average temperature here is 18-20’C

Day 2; Timpohon Gate – Laban Rata (B/L/D)

7am. Check out and breakfast, collect your pack lunch at restaurant. Meet up with Mountain Guide assigned by Sabah Park for safety briefing. Mountain guide will spend 30 minutes to do registration for you.

Take a 20 minutes Sabah Park shuttle bus to TIMPOHON GATE at 1,866 meters above sea.

6.0 KM hiking via natural forest trail (Trail mixture of – mud, sand stone, rocks, forest roots and manmade wood stairs) with average 5 – 6 hours journey to LABAN RATA depending on your fitness.

LABAN RATA, check in to respective sharing dormitory room. Spend a night at 3,300+/- meters above sea. Don’t forget to catch the beautiful sun set from here is good weather. The average temperature here is 8-10’C

Note: NO Heater, shower heater at LABAN RATA since 2009. Electric cables had been broken down by fallen tree, we are waiting government to re-install the power cables until further notice). Laban Rata are using generator for light power supply for boiling water and lights. Mobile / Camera charging via generator power might harm the devices due un stable supply.

Day 3; Laban Rata - Low's Peak (B/L)

2am. Supper at LABAN RATA

2.72 KM hiking through Granite Rocks to Summit of Low’s Peak, the highest peak in Malaysia with 4,095.2 meters above sea level. (Trail: 700 meters is manmade wood stairs + rocks, the rest are beautiful granite rocks surface, follow the thick white rope to Summit). The journey takes 2.5 – 3.5 hours depending on your fitness.

Catch beautiful sun rise from Summit in good weather. Spend 30 minutes for photos and prepare to descend. The average temperature here is 3 - 6’C

Take 2 – 3 hours down trek back to respective dormitory hotel for packing and check out.

Breakfast at LABAN RATA, store water and prepare for descend.

6.0 KM down trek journey to TIMPOHON. Takes 4 - 5 hours depending on your fitness. Descend safely and use walking stick to stabilize yourself, your knee will be tired after Day2 / Day 3 ascend climb.

TIMPOHON GATE – Sabah Park shuttle bus transfer down to PHQ for lunch, rest and collect certificate.

2 hours overland journey back to Kota Kinabalu City, drop at respective hotel (Please advise Hotel Name)

Note: Please; DO NOT take flight departure on the descending day as there might be unforeseen conditions like: injury, landslide, bad weather, traffic, etc. You will miss your flight in these conditions; fly the next day please.

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