Mt Kinabalu + Kinabalu Park Dormitory (3Days/2Nights) - Malaysian

Pick up from Kota Kinabalu
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Tour Code: BKI-68 Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights

Conquer the climb up to the summit of Mount Kinabalu and discover an amazing view of the brilliant sunrise!

Highlights:

  • Get an Amazing View of the Sunrise at Low’s Peak, the Summit of Mt. Kinabalu
  • Test your Abilities as you Trek up one of the Highest Mountains in South East Asia
  • Explore the Kinabalu Park and Witness up close its Diverse Flora and Fauna

Tour Description:

Day 1Kota Kinabalu / Nabalu Market / Kinabalu Park

If you are an avid mountaineer or just want to challenge yourself, then get ready for an adventure as you trek to the summit of one of the highest mountains in South East Asia: Mount Kinabalu. Enjoy scenic views of the wide paddy fields and quaint local villages as you pass them by on your 2-hour road trip to Kinabalu Park. Before you reach your accommodation for the night, you’ll be stopping at Nabalu Market.

The market is located in the small town of Nabalu and is also a popular tourist destination due to it being close to the famous Kinabalu Park. Get a taste of the local delicacies from some of the stalls set up around the town or take a look at all the souvenirs stalls that are littered around. Before embarking on your climb on Mount Kinabalu, get a wide angle view of the said mountain from the town’s 15-meter watchtower. The Watchtower is one of the best locations where you can get a full view of the infamous mountain. Take loads of pictures then check-in to your accommodation and have a delicious dinner before retiring for the night.

Day 2 - Park HQ / Timp. Gate. Ascend Mount Kinabalu / Laban Rata

Enjoy a filling a breakfast to gather as much energy as you can for your trek up to Mount Kinabalu. After filling your stomachs make your way to the Park HQ to register for the climb and collect your ID tags which you need to wear at all times. Then meet your mountain guide before moving on to Timpohon Gate where your summit climb really begins! Your challenge begins with a 4 to 5-hour hike to the Laban Rata huts which is approximately 3272 metres above sea level.

During your trek, breathe in the cool, crisp air that’s thanks to being so high above sea level, you might even need to bring along warmer clothes due to the cold weather. Gaze at Kinabalu Park’s diverse flora and fauna with over 5000 different vascular plant species. The park is a breeding ground for many rare flowers such as the Rothschild slipper orchid which is one of the rarest orchids in the world. You might even get to catch a glimpse of Kinabalu’s interesting wildlife as it has around 90 different lowland mammal species living in the lush forest. You should reach Laban Rata around late afternoon where you’ll check in to your accommodation. Once night falls you’ll get to enjoy a delicious buffet dinner to fill your stomachs before you return to your dormitory style beds.

Day 3 - Low's Peak / Descend Mount Kinabalu / Kota Kinabalu

Get up bright and early for supper before venturing back out to go on the last leg of your trek to the summit of Mount Kinabalu. Put your physical fitness to the test as you climb up Low’s Peak which is about 4095 meters above sea level. Once you’ve reached your destination, cheer in celebration as you’ve just finished the summit climb! Bask in the glory of your successful climb as the brilliant orange sun rises from behind the mountains.

Walk back down to Laban Rata knowing you have now accomplished an amazing feat of climbing to the summit. Gorge yourself on a well-deserved breakfast before checking out and going back to Timpohon Gate. From the gate you’ll be transported back to Park HQ where you’ll be presented with a Certificate of Achievement as proof of your determination and ability to climb one of the highest mountains in South East Asia. Feast on a amazing buffet lunch made for champions such as yourself at the Balsam Restaurant before being brought back to Kota Kinabalu city which marks the end of your exciting adventure.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations after confirmation of tour will incur a 50% charge of the total package price. This fund is not refundable, in whole or in part, cannot be brought forward and/or used for future bookings.

  • Cancellation within 29-15 days prior to the tour date: 75% of total package payment incurred
  • Cancellation within 14-2 days prior to the tour date: 85% of total package payment incurred
  • Cancellation within 24 hours or no show: No refunds

Pick-Up Time:

  • 10:00 am to 10:30 am

What's Included:

  • English-Speaking Mountain Guide
  • Hotel Return Transfer
  • Return Transfer (Park HQ-Timpohon Gate-Park HQ)
  • Entrance Fees 
  • Full-Board Meals: 2 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinner
  • Climbing Insurance, Permit & Certificate of Achievement
  • One (1) Night's Accommodation at Kinabalu National Park (Dormitory-Style Bedding)
  • One (1) Night's Accommodation at Laban Rata Resthouse (Dormitory-Style Bedding)

What's Not Included:

  • Porter Fee (RM 130.00/10kg)
  • Luggage Keeping Fee (RM 12.00/Luggage)
  • Beverages / Alcoholic Drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airfare
  • Any Items Not Mentioned

Additional Information:

  • Transfer duration above are estimated and subject to traffic and weather condition, and not inclusive of any sightseeing
  • For 2 Days 1 Night packages, bookings can only be made 30 days before the climbing date. Accommodations are subject to availability
  • Prices shown are based on two (2) pax. For solo or group travellers, please check with Adventoro Concierge (Call / Whatsapp +6010 468 8011)
  • Please prepare waterproof backpack, trekking or running shoes with good grip, warm clothing, windbreaker, extra clothing, raincoat, head torch, toiletries, refillable water bottle, high energy food (chocolates, nuts, energy bars)
  • Extra luggage can be stored at Kinabalu Park HQ at a nominal fee
  • A maximum of 5 climbers per mountain guide is allowed for climbers 16 years old and above
  • A maximum of 2 climbers per mountain guide is allowed for climbers 15 years old and below
  • An additional mountain guide costs RM 230.00 per guide
  • For climbers who reach Timpohon Gate late (after 4:00 pm), a fee of RM 15.00 per hour/guide is chargeable and to be paid directly to the mountain guide on the spot
  • RM150 Surcharge on transportation if the client failed to follow scheduled departure 1600 hrs after the mountain climb
  • Local mountain guide will accompany clients during the trek to the summit
  • Please adhere to strict pick-up time punctuality. Tour operators may forfeit tours for travellers if no-show during stipulated time
  • Registered name of the traveller must be corresponding with photograph documentation (Example: Passport). Tour operators reserve the right to reject if registered traveller fails to provide photographed documentation of their own
  • Note: Starting from 1st September 2017, a tourism tax of RM10 per room per night will be imposed on non-Malaysian tourists for all types of hotels and accommodations. This is payable to the hotel upon check-out

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