NJOY Mount Kinabalu 3Days 2Nites
Meet at Kota Kinabalu airport and transfer to hotel (Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu or Sabah Oriental Hotel) and overnight.
0600am: Meet & greet at lobby of hotel ta Kinabalu. We then drive to Kinabalu Park Headquarters where you will collect your packed lunch.
9am: Our licensed guide will arrange all your necessary registrations, assign you a mountain guide and give you an ID Tag to be worn at all times.
You will then proceed to Timpohon Gate, the starting point of your journey to conquer Mount Kinabalu. This first part of the climb will take you around 4-5 hours depending on your level of fitness and speed.
There are 6 shelters along the way for you to refill your water bottle and take a rest. Enjoy the panoramic view of the rainforest. You will pass beautiful vegetation that changes as you go higher, from Oak and Chestnut to mossy and later alpine vegetations.
3:30pm: We will arrive at Laban Rata and check into one of the Mountain hut or similar in late afternoon.
7pm: We will be served buffet dinner at Laban Rata restaurant and we stay overnight at the mountain huts. (Breakfast, Packed lunch, Buffet Dinner)
2:00am: Wake up at 2am, then have Light Supper at Laban Rata. Prepare for the most challenging part of the climb to the Low’s peak summit(4,095++ m).
7:00 am – We will now descend to Laban Rata for breakfast.
10:00 am – Check out and proceed to Timpohon Gate for transfer back to Kinabalu Park Headquarters. We will arrive between 1pm-3pm. Your guide will register with the park authorities that you have completed the climb. You may purchase a certificate of achievement for completion of the climb.
Lunch will be served at the Balsam restaurant in Kinabalu Park. We will then transfer you back to Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu for check in. ( Early Supper, Breakfasts and Lunch)
Note: Climbing Mt Kinabalu depend on the availability of the mountain hut and need well in advance to book. We can only confirmed this tour if the mountain hut is available. Once payment is made there is no refund according to SSL booking system.
Mountain hut is very basic with bed bunk only and in certain mountain hut there is no heater so see below the requirement for the climb.
Things to bring:
Passport or I.D / suitable walking shoes / warm clothing / wind breaker / change of clothes / drinking water / high energy food (chocolates, nuts, raisins, glucose) / headache tablets / sun block / lip gloss / plasters / insect repellent / binoculars / camera / water proof bag for camera / torchlight / extra socks / towel / gloves /
The Price includes: all transfers, meals as stated, entry permit and fees, climbing fees, climbing insurance, Kotas transfer, mountain guide, and accommodation at mountain hut.
Not included: Climbing certificate, Air tickets, Porter, Beverage and personal toilette, guide tipping at rm5 per guest per day and driver tipping at RM5 per guest per day.
NB: If you hire services below, you need to pay separately there.
1) Porter Fee (MYR 8.00 per kg from Timpohon)
2) Porter Fee (MYR 9.00 per kg from Mesilau)
3) Mt guide overtime (after 6:00pm) MYR 40.00 per hour per guide.
In accordance to the newly implemented Malaysian Tourism Tax Act 2017 (Act 791), please be informed effective 1 September 2017, all foreign guests will be required to pay a mandatory Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTx) of RM10.00 per room per night.
The TTx is to be paid when we had confirmed your tour. Kindly note that the package price listed does not include TTx.
Malaysians or permanent residents residing in Malaysia are exempted from TTx and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in for the exemption.