Instead of climbing to the summit of Mt Kinabalu, this trek winds its way through the hills and valleys around Mt Kinabalu. The Dusuns who live in the hill-side villages are among the most friendly and hospitable people on earth. We will follow the the old jungle trail and stay in local villages along the way.

Trekking days: 03

Grade: Easy to moderate

Itinerary (Subject to changes)

Day 01: Arrive Kota Kinabalu. O/N Gaya Centre Hotel or similar

Pick up from Kota Kinabalu Airport and transfer to hotel in town.


Day 02: Kota Kinabalu – Kiau Nuluh – Kg Lobong Lobong (BLD)

Pick up from Kota Kinabalu at 7am and transfer to KIAU NULUH and start to track through the “BRITISH ROUTE”-a track the British officers used during the colonial days going to Mt Kinabalu.This track will lead to Kg Lobong Lobong that need about 5 to 6 hours of walking/trekking with the scenic view of Mt Kinabalu always can be seen.It’s NOT steep!! Once group reaches to Kg Lobong Lobong;they will check in the community hall. Rest.


Day 03: Kg Lobong Lobong – Kg Tambatuan (BLD)

From Kg Lobong Lobong group will proceed for a longer walk through the villagers’ farm path/tracks,sometime through rice field and plantation to Kg Tambatuan.This is a 5 to 7 hours of walking.Upon reaching to Kg Tambatuan,they will check in the community hall. Rest.


Day 04: Kg Tambatuan – Kota Kinabalu (B)

Community work to clean up the churches in the villages. Then walk to the pick up point to be picked up for Kota Kinabalu. Check in to Gaya Centre Hotel or similar and rest of day is free at leisure.


Day 05: Depart Kota Kinabalu (B)


Cost per person in SGD: $450

Based on min 4 pax

5D4N Package includes :

– Return airport transfer

– Return land transport from Kota Kinabalu to Kiau Nuluh

– Park ranger and guides

– Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast,L=Lunch,D=Dinner)

– Accommodation as stated per itinerary (2 nights homestay + 2 nights 3-star hotel twin share Gaya Centre Hotel or similar)


Package excludes :

  • Airfare + taxes
  • Insurance
  • All meals not mentioned
  • Tips
  • Personal gears