04 Days Mt Kinabalu Climb

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Grade  Moderate to difficult

Season Whole year is open for climbing but raining season usually falls on Oct – Feb

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4 Days Mount Kinabalu Climb
Tour Code: AMH-KKT_04

Mount Kinabalu, 4,095.2m is the highest mountain in Malaysia. It is also the highest mountain in the whole of Borneo, and the region between the Himalayas and the snow mountains of New Guinea.

The return trek takes 2 days from Park Headquarters. All types of trekkers from young children to people over 70 years old have climbed up to Low’s Peak. No particular skills or experience is required: the route is suitable for the average, reasonably fit person.

JOIN IN DATE 2022: (Dates are tentative. Subject to availability)

Normal Climb: 5-8 May, 7-10 May, 14-17 May, 19-22 May, 21-24 May, 30 May – 2 Jun, 18-21 June, 7-10 July, 6-9 Aug, 3-6 Sep, 22-25 Oct, 19-22 Nov, 3-6 Dec 2022

 

Day 1  Transfer KKIA/ KK Hotel to Kinabalu Park (about 2hrs drive). O/N Park

Day 2  Trek to Laban Rata via Timpohon Trail (about 4-6 hrs trek). O/N Laban Rata

Day 3  Summit trek and descend. Then transfer to Kota Kinabalu. O/N Hotel

Day 4  Transfer to airport

Day 01: Kota Kinabalu Airport – Kinabalu Nature Park (Dinner)

Upon arrival at KKIA, our Sabah caretaker will meet you and transfer to Kinabalu Park. The journey will take approximately 2 hours and drive through some scenic countryside and breathtaking view of Mountain Range. Stop at Nabalu, a typical roadside market along the way for local handicraft and fruits. Continue heading to Kinabalu Nature Park (1500m), at the foot of Mt Kinabalu. Enjoy the cool temperature and serene surroundings within the World Heritage site. Check in & rest before dinner.

Overnight Dormitory/ Room or Lodge in Kinabalu Park or Hostel in Poring Hotspring or Mile36 Lodge twin/triple room depending on choice

Note:

  • Dinner at ends at 8.30pm. No replacement of dinner if miss dinner till to arrival at airport late.
  • Recommended arrival at KKIA is before 5pm

Day 02: KINABALU PARK / LABAN RATA (Buffet Breakfast, packed lunch, dinner)

After enjoy your morning breakfast and collect your packed lunch, proceed for gather 7.30am at Sabah Parks Registration Office for registration, meet mountain guide and porter (if any) and transfer to Timpohon Gate (1866m) for the trek to Laban Rata.The trail ascends through vegetation change from Oak and Chestnut to mossy forest and eventually to alpine vegetation. The trek will take about 4-6 hours to Laban Rata Resthouse (3272m). Enjoy your dinner at Laban Rata Restaurant and sunset before lights out at 8pm.

Overnight Laban Rata Resthouse/ Hut Dorm

Day 03 : SUMMIT – KOTA KINABALU (Early supper, breakfast, Lunch)

At 1.30am, have an early supper and pack up for hike to Low’s Peak for sunrise with Mt guide at around 2.30am. The final ascent to the summit begins very early and takes about 2-3 hours to be on the top for sunrise. When you arrive the summit at Low’s peak (4,095.2m), a great sense of achievements will fill you. After enjoying the sunrise, return to Laban Rata for a well-earned breakfast before continuing on down to park headquarters for your lunch at Kinabalu Park. After lunch, transfer to Kota Kinabalu and check in to hotel.

Overnight Kota Kinabalu hotel (3-star)

Note:

  • Lunch at Kinabalu Park ends at 2.30pm. No lunch will be provided if you miss the lunch timing.
  • No lunch provided for Package C

Day 04: DEPARTURE (Breakfast)

After breakfast, free at leisure before transfer to airport for your flight departure home.

LAND Price Per Person In SGD 
Price subject to changes without prior notice.
4D Timpohon Trail (CODE: AMH-KKT_04)

Package/ Pax 1 2 3 4-5 6 & Above SGL*
A 1220 920 850 810 770 +50
B 1180 880 810 770 730 +50
C 1020 690 610 560 550 +60

*SGL = Single supplement

  • Package A : Single room in Kota Kinabalu Gaya Centre Hotel
  • Package B : Single room in Kota Kinabalu Gaya Centre Hotel
  • Package C : Single room in Mile36 Lodge & Kota Kinabalu Gaya Centre Hotel

ACCOMMODATION 4D Timpohon Trail (CODE: AMH-KKT_04)

PACKAGE DAY CITY HOTEL ROOM TYPE
A DAY 1 Kinabalu Nature Park Sutera Sanctuary Lodges ROH (Lodge)
B DAY 1 Poring Hot Spring Serenidit Hostel Dorm
C DAY 1 Kundasang Mile36 Lodge Twin-Triple Room
A & B DAY 2 Laban Rata Sutera Sanctuary Lodges Non-heated dormitory
C DAY 2 Laban Rata PanaLaban Hut Non-heated dormitory
A,B & C DAY 3 Kota Kinabalu Gaya Centre Hotel Standard/ Superior Room

Deposit per person: S$ 500 

LAND cost includes:

  • 3 nights Accommodation as stated
  • Meals: 3 breakfast, 1 packed lunch, 1 lunch (Package A & B), 2 dinner, 1 early supper
  • All transfer in Sabah as per itinerary with English speaking Sabah Caretaker
  • Climbing fees. This includes entrance fees, climbing insurance, climbing permit, Mt Kinabalu Guide(1 guide : max 5 adult climbers & 1 guide : 2 children climbers of age 16 years and below), Mt Kinabalu certificate for successful climbers only
  • Briefing prior departure
  • 15% discount at X-Boundaries

 

Cost excludes: All airfare and taxes, Insurance with medical evacuation (mandatory), Evacuation cost, Personal gears & expenses, Visa if applicable, Tips to guide, All Meals not stated, Other tours not stated in itinerary, Porter’s fees (RM65 per-way for max 10kg), Luggage storage fees (RM 10 per piece), Mountain guide overtime charges (RM 15 per group per hour after 4pm; RM30 per group per hour for arrivals after 5pm onwards), Additional Guide(s) fees if required.

 

 

 

Description Cost Per Person in SGD
Student < 16 years old Less 40
Malaysian Less 100
Package A Upgrade Kinabalu Nature Park (Day 1)
Nepenthes Villa/ Garden Lodge/ Summit Lodge (4 persons) Add 160
Kinabalu Lodge (6 persons) Add 180
Package A & B Upgrade Laban Rata (Day 2)
Private Room (2 persons) Add 120
Private Room (6 persons) Add 140
Package B Upgrade Poring Hot Spring (Day 1)
Kelicap Twin Room (2 persons) Add 15
Jungle Lodge (2 persons) Add 50
River Lodge (4 persons) Add 40
Palm Villa (6 persons) Add 50
Package C Upgrade Mile36 Lodge (Day 1)
Mountain Valley Resort Add 40 (standard)/ 70 (Superior)
Upgrade Kota Kinabalu Hotel : 4-star such as Promenade Hotel Add 40 (twin) / 80 (sgl)
Add 1 Day Padas River Raft with 1 night in Gaya Centre Hotel Add 150 (twin) /  200 (sgl)
Add 1 Day Twin Island Snorkel with 1 night in Gaya Centre Hotel Add 140 (twin) /  190 (sgl)
  • $500 Deposit Per Person: $300 per person is non-refundable and non-transferable, in whole or in part;
  • Deposits CANNOT be brought forward and/or used for future bookings;
  • Balance full payment MUST be received at least forty-five (45) days prior to arrival, failing which the Company reserves the right to release all slots for the said confirmed reservation without any or prior notice;
Mt Kinabalu Summit Trail

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Reviews

Thank you very much. It was an amazing trip and its really an amazing experience. The arrangement was really good and Edmund was a very good and helping guide. Yes body legs still aching, should be better soon.
Sudarshana

7-10 Feb 2020

Vincent was really helpful and thanks for his responsiveness.

It is not about safety, rather when exhausted , the mussels becomes weak and hence it is necessary to have a walking stick. When the body becomes weak, safety becomes a concerns.

Best Moments: Reaching the peak.. as it requires a lot of mental perseverance and endurance

Exhilarating Experience

Anthony Ong

28 Jun - 02 July 2018

AWESOME 

No comments on the climb since the time we were about to climb Mt Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia was hit by earthquake and no one is allowed to climb until further notice.
Best moment of the trip: Padas White Water Rafting – We experience on this activity our firsts. First time to ride an old diesel train and First time to do rafting.
Moment least enjoyed: Island Hoping – Although the island is good, it was a bit crowded and need a long que to do some water sport. Also, the weather changes in an instant which stops all the activity.

John Eric F. Jimenez

7-10 Aug 2015

Amazing experience. Best moment: reaching the summit.

Sharon

11-14 Jun 2014

Everything went smoothly. Great job!  A couple of our team members could not make it to the summit. On the whole, the experience was memorable.

Lim Kok Hua

17-20 Jun 2014

Excellent service! Needs reasonable fitness to summit. As the path are man-made it is generally safe. However can be slippery if raining.

Desmond Zhang

17-20 Mar 2013

I was pleasantly surprise by the food arrangement at Mt Kinabalu compared to my previous trip. I underestimated the importance of being fit and strong. The whole trip was enjoyable. But I was most impressed by the improvement at Laban Rata.

Lim Soo Ho

25-28 Feb 2013

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