Mount Kinabalu Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia

Mount Kinabalu Climb

2 Days / 1 Nights

Turn you vacation in Borneo into a once-in-a-lifetime adventure!
With the Mount Kinabalu Climb Package 2D1N & Via Ferrata you will reach the top of Southeast Asia’s tallest peak standing at 4,095 metres, hiking through the different vegetation zones from lowland tropical rainforest, to cloud forest until alpine meadows.

Mount Kinabalu Climb is one of Borneo’s most memorable experiences. The early morning hike up to the top of the mountain is certainly not the easiest way to start the day, but the stunning sight of the sunrise over the rainforest is a reward for all that hard work.

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Climb the majestic Mount Kinabalu, the highest peak in Borneo. Mount Kinabalu boasts the richest and most diverse assemblages of plants in the world.


See the spectacular sunrise from the summit at 4,095 metres asl


Learn about the endemic Nepenthes Rajah, a carnivorous pitcher plant that eats rats and insects


Tackle the World’s Highest Via Ferrata at 3,800 metres asl

Tour Details

DURATION: 2 Days / 1 Nights

FREQUENCY: Daily

JOINING CITY: Kota Kinabalu

DEPARTURE CITY: Kota Kinabalu

TOUR TYPE: Private tour

ACTIVITIES: Hiking

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL: You can climb Mount Kinabalu all year round but the best time is during Sabah’s driest season, from March until August.
In this period you will have more chances to watch a beautiful sunrise from the top of the mountain.

Tour Price

Price for the Tour Package Mount Kinabalu 2 Days / 1 Night at Laban Rata

Currency:  Malaysian Ringgit (RM)

Validity: until 31 March 2019

Malaysian citizens
Min.2 persons : RM 954 per person
Min. 3 persons : RM 901 per person
4 persons and above: Upon request

NON Malaysian citizens
Min.2 persons : RM 1,473 per person
Min. 3 persons : RM 1,420 per person
4 persons and above: Upon request

Transportation charges:
Kota Kinabalu – Kinabalu Park and vice versa
With Private van: RM 318 per vehicle / way
With Shuttle van shared with other tourists: RM 116 per person/way

Price for the Tour Package Mount Kinabalu with Via Ferrata 2 Days / 1 Night at Pendant Hut

– Based on Walk The Torq Via Ferrata –

Malaysian citizens
Min.2 persons : RM 1,431 per person
Min. 3 persons : RM 1,356 per person
4 persons and above: Upon request

NON Malaysian citizens
Min.2 persons : RM 1,590 per person
Min. 3 persons : RM 1,537 per person
4 persons and above: Upon request

Transportation charges:
Kota Kinabalu – Kinabalu Park and vice versa
With Private van: RM 318 per vehicle / way
With Shuttle van shared with other tourists: RM 116 per person/way

Supplement for Via Ferrata Low’s Peak Circuit : RM 190 per person

What's Included

THE PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Accommodation as per travel itinerary
All land transport as per the itinerary
Meals as per travel itinerary
Conservation Fee, Climbing Permit, and Certificate
Mountain Guide
Via Ferrata Trainer and equipment

THE PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

Beverages
Travel insurance
Porters
Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond Naturalis Expeditions control

Day 1: KOTA KINABALU – MOUNT KINABALU

This morning you will be picked up from your hotel and transported to Kinabalu Park for an adventurous experience on Mt. Kinabalu. Upon reaching the park, check in and register at the Kinabalu Park’s office and begin your climb up to Laban Rata/Pendant Hut.

Ascend for approximately 5-8 hours (depending on individual fitness level) through diverse forest which is home to many species of plants.

No special mountaineering skills are required, but a certain level of fitness is essential. The rest of the afternoon is free to enjoy this captivating setting and prepare for tomorrow’s summit climb.

Overnight at Laban Rata, a simple dormitory-style accommodation or Pendant Hut (if you would like to include the Via Ferrata activity).

PACKED LUNCH | DINNER

DIFFICULTY: Mount Kinabalu is the highest peak in Malaysia at 4,095 m above the sea level, you are strongly advised to be in a physically fit condition.

Do NOT climb Mount Kinabalu if you have a history of suffering from the following ailments: Heart Disease, Hypertension, Chronic Asthma, Peptic Ulcer, Severe Anaemia, Diabetes, Epileptic Fits, Arthritis, Palpitation, Heptitis, Muscular cramps and Obesity

Day 2: MT. KINABALU SUMMIT – LOW’S PEAK – KOTA KINABALU

Set off for the challenging summit trek in the dark hours of the morning in time to catch a mesmerising sunrise (approx. 2.5-3.5 hours). The views from the summit really are spectacular and it makes the whole adventure worth it.

Return to Laban Rata Restaurant for breakfast and trek down to the Timpohon Gate for lunch, then you will be transported back to your hotel in Kota Kinabalu.

ADD ON : Via Ferrata on Mount Kinabalu

For those want to experience the majestic mountain in a different way

1) Via Ferrata Walk The Torq

Walk the Torq route on Mount Kinabalu is an easy route suitable for anyone aged between 10 and 70 who are fit and healthy. If you can climb a ladder, you can do the via ferrata!

Descend to Sayat Sayat, the starting point of the Via Ferrata. Walk the Torq is an easy route which encompasses a Monkey Bridge, a Tyrolean traverse and a balancing beam – highest point at 3,520m a.s.l. This route takes approximately 2 to 3 hours.

2) Via Ferrata Low-Peak Circuit

Low’s Peak Circuit is fairly hard and physically demanding, and it’s suitable for those with above average fitness and have no fear of heights.

Descend to to ‘7.5 mark’, the starting point of the Via Ferrata. Low’s Peak Circuit is an exciting route which encompasses a Nepalese bridge at 3,580m and suspension bridge at 3,600m a.s.l. Low’s Peak circuit is the World’s Highest Via Ferrata. This route takes approximately 4 to 5 hours.

The ropes and ladders of Mt Kinabalu ‘s via ferrata allow anyone to experience the most spectacular scenery. After the via ferrata experience, return to Penand Hut for breakfast and trek down to the Timpohon Gate where a mini bus will be waiting to return you to Kota Kinabalu.

BREAKFAST | LUNCH (lunch is included with the normal package – package with via ferrata includes only breakfast).