Climb Mt Kinabalu

Mount Climbing 2 Days 1 Night Via Ferrata – Walk The Torq Packages

Mount Kinabalu 2014

Guaranteed Mountain Permit for 2018

2 Days 1 Night
from RM 950.00 per pax 

You have what it takes to conquer our Mount Kinabalu at 4,095 m?. Re opens 1st December 2015 with a new route called ‘Ranau Trail’ to the summit, our Mount Kinabalu ranked 20th in the world among the tallest Mountains.

The Mount Kinabalu dominates the landscape and legends of the Kadazandusun people. The elegant majestic mountain offer climbers hiking along the mountain trails and surrounded with abundant  flora and fauna. No climbing experience is required to conquer the peak of Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo.

Day 1 –  ( Packed Lunch and Dinner)

  • 7.30 am – Early transfer from city to Kinabalu Park. Journey will take approximately an hour 30minutes to reach Kinabalu Park.
  • 9.00 am – Upon arrival and registration for climbing permit while enjoying the cool breeze at the National Park.
  • 9.15 am – After registration, meet with your appointed mountain guide & transfer to Timpohon Gate starting point of climbing.
  • 9.30 am – Start climbing and reach at Mountain hut by late afternoon.
  • 4.30 pm to 8.00 pm – The restaurant at Laban Resthouse open for dinner. (The restaurant will close after 8.00 pm)
  • 8.00 pm – Lights out and get some rest for the next day of climbing.

Note:

  • Estimate for fit climber takes 3 – 4 hours to reach laban rata.
  • Estimate none fit climber takes 5 – 8 hours to reach laban rata.

Day 2 – ( Breakfast  )
  • 1.30 am – Wake up to continue journey and make sure you bring along all the thing required for the climb especially headlamp, drinking water and warm jacket.
  • 1.50 am – Go to Laban Rata restaurant to have your supper breakfast and not recommended heavy meal.
  • 2.30 am – Start climbing to the summit which is 8 km away from the Laban Rata. Journey will take 2.5 – 3 hours to reach summit. (depends fitness)
  • 5.30 am – Reach summit at 4,095 meters and experience the breathtaking view of the sunrise and beautiful view of the mountain.
  • 6.30 am – Descend back to Laban Rata for breakfast before trekking down to Kinabalu Park.
  • 10.00 am – Packed up your gears and bag, have breakfast, start descend down to Timpohon gate.
  • 2.00 pm to 2.30 pm – Reach Kinabalu Park. Collect certificate and lunch at Balsam Cafe.
  • 3.30 pm – Depart from kinabalu park.
  • 5.00 pm – Reach Kota Kinabalu & transfer to your hotel.
  • Read more about Mount Kinabalu Tips

End of Tour


Includes:
  • Return transfer in air-condition 12-seater coach
  • 1 night accommodation at Mountain Hut
  • Climbing Permit
  • Insurance
  • Sabah Park Entrance Fees
  • Fullboard meals (1 Packed Lunch, 1 Dinner, 1 Breakfast)
  • Certified Mountain Guide (Malim Gunung)
  • Certificate

Things to Wear and Bring:

  • Warm jacket and glove
  • Sun block
  • Light weight trekking shoes
  • Personal toiletries
  • Torch or headlamp

Important Information !

  • Applicable RM 10.00 per person for Tourism Room Tax
  • We do not recommend climbers to rush to the airport on the same day of descent from Mount Kinabalu due to health reason, possible high chance that you might miss your flight due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Recommended that all climbers should have themselves medically checked before attempting any mountain climb activity.
  • Mount Kinabalu Climb activities can be dangerous if you are careless. Climbers must always abide mountain rules and be careful in every step you take.
  • Not recommended for those who have history of suffering from Hypertension, Diabetes, Palpitation, Arthritis, Heart Disease, Severe Anemia, Peptic Ulcers, Epileptic Fits, Obesity, Chronic Asthma, Muscular cramps, Hepatitis (jaundice); or any other disease which may hamper the climb

Note:
  • Rental available at Laban Rata for Gloves and Warm Jackets (RM 20.00 and above)
  • Each participant is required to sign an indemnity form before the tour commences.
  • Price mountain package subject to Nationality and change due to peak season
  • Wet season period occurs from October to February and dry season from March to September, nowadays with the global warming, weather is hard to predict.. ‘Have a positive attitude and enjoy the climbing Mount Kinabalu experience’
  • Porters are available to help your bags delivered from Timpohon Gate (starting point) to Laban Rata which cost RM 6.00 per 1 kg
  • Click here for Mount Kinabalu Map (Route)
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Guaranteed Mountain Permit

3 Days 2 Nights
from RM 1,050.00 per pax 

Sabah offer challenge to climb the 5th highest Moutnain in South East Asia, The Mount Kinabalu, rising majestically into the sky at 4,094 metres with its granite massif dominating the surrounding  landscape at the peal, often shrouded in mists and clouds. Kadazandusun people named it ‘Aki Nabalu’ or ‘home of the spirit of the dead’


Itinerary:

Day 1 – Packed Lunch and Dinner

  • Pick up from Kota Kinabalu city area and proceed to Kinabalu Park HQ
  • Free and easy for a guided walk along the nature trails with the park naturalist
  • Free & Easy & have a good rest for big day of climbing on the next day.

Day 2 – Breakfast – Lunch and Dinner

  • 7.00 am – Early breakfast and climbers require to check and bring all the equipments for the climb. Not recommended to have heavy meal
  • 8.00 am – Meet with your appointed Mountain Guide and transfer to Timpohon Gate the starting point of climbing.
  • 8.30 am – Start climbing and reach at Mountain hut by late afternoon. Overnight at Mountain hut.
  • 5.00 pm – 8.00 pm – Climbers expected to arrive restaurant at Laban Rata Resthouse for dinner and check point
  • 8.00 pm – The Laban rata reshouse lights will switch off. Rest and prepare for the next day of climbing.

Day 3 – Breakfast

  • 1.30 am – Climbers wake up to continue journey to the Mount Kinabalu summit. (Make sure to bring needed equipment for the climb especially headlamp, drinking water and warm jacket & glove)
  • 1.50 am – Go to Laban Rata restaurant to have your Supper Breakfast. Not recommended to have a heavy meal
  • 2.30 am – Start the climbing to the summit which is 8 km away from the Laban Rata Mountain Hut
  • 5.30 am – Reach Summit at 4,095.2 M – 8.7 km and experience the breathtaking view of the Sunrise and beautiful view of the mountain.
  • 6.30 am – Descend back to Laban Rata for breakfast
  • 10.00 am – After packed up your thing and breakfast done,  climbers start descend down to Kinabalu Park.
  • 2.30 pm – Reach Kinabalu Park. Take you certificate and lunch at Balsam Cafe.
  • 3.30 pm – Depart from Kinabalu park & transfer to Kinabalu Kinabalu city
  • 5.00 pm – Reach Kota Kinabalu city
  • Read more about Mount Kinabalu Tips

End of Tour


Includes
  • Return transfer in air-condition 12-seater coach
  • 2 nights accommodation at Kinabalu Park
  • Climbing Permit
  • Insurance
  • Sabah Park Entrance Fees
  • Full board meals
  • Certified Mountain Guide
  • Certificate

Things to Wear and Bring
  • Warm jacket and glove
  • Sun block
  • Light weight trekking shoes
  • Personal toiletries
  • Torch or headlamp

Note
  • Porter available from Timpohon gate to Laban Rata RM 6.00 per 1 kg
  • Applicable Tourism Room Tax RM 10.00 per person
  • We do not recommend climbers to rush to the airport on the same day of descent from Mount Kinabalu due to health reason, possible high chance that you might miss your flight due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Single Surcharge RM 150.00 applicable for single climber – Refundable if any climber join your climbing activity.
  • Rental available at Laban Rata for Gloves and Warm Jackets (RM 20.00 and above)
  • Each participant is required to sign an indemnity form before the tour commences.
  • Price mountain package applicable to Malaysian & subject change due to peak season
  • Click here for Mount Kinabalu Map (Route)

2 Days 1 Night
RM 1,600.00 per pax (Walk The Torq)
       RM 1,750.00 per pax (Low’s Peak Circuit)

Another way of conquer Mount Kinabalu with via Ferrata which means routes that are secured by handrails, ladders, cables or lifelines. Starts at Mount Kinabalu Panar Laban Rock Face (approximately 3,300 meters) and reaches its highest point at 3,800 meters.

With special climbing equipments and experienced local mountain guide to ensure safety during the expedition of the via Ferrata

Day 1

5.00 am pick up from Kota Kinabalu and depart for Kinabalu Park, where you arrive around 7.00 am for registration and transfer to Timpohon Gate, the starting point of the climb. Trek about 5 – 6 hours to Panar Laban (depends largely on individual climbers group). The summit trails will leads you through lower montane, upper montane, sub alpine and alpine forest. Take your packed lunch provided along the way and enjoy the refreshing mountain cool air while eating. At 3.00 pm and arrive at Laban Rata check point and check into Pendant Hut accommodation and meet your Mountain Torq trainer at 3.30 pm, follows your trainer for a familiarization of the via Ferrata. 6.00 pm, dinner at Laban Rata Restaurant.

Day 2 – Wake up early at 1.30 am to continue climbing to the summit. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the sunrise at the summit of Mt. Kinabalu. Descend back to the Low’s Peak at 5.45 am. Meet with you Mountain Torq trainer at Sayat – Sayat Hut for Walk the Torq – Asia 1st via Ferrata. 9.00 am, arrive at Pendant Hut for breakfast prepared at Laban Rata 11.00 am, trek down to Timpohon Gate. Then lunch at Kinabalu Park before transfer back to Kota Kinabalu.


3 Days 2 Nights
RM 1,900.00 per pax (Walk The Torq)
RM 1,950.00 per pax (Low’s Peak Circuit)

Includes

  • Return transfer in air-condition 12-seater coach
  • 1 night accommodation at Pendant Hut
  • Climbing Permit
  • Insurance
  • Sabah Park Entrance Fees
  • Full board meals
  • Certified Mountain Guide
  • Certificate

Things to Wear and Bring
  • Warm jacket and glove
  • Sun block
  • Light weight trekking shoes
  • Personal toiletries
  • Torch or headlamp

Each participant is required to sign an indemnity – liability form before the tour commences.

 

2 Days 1 Night and 3 Days 2 Nights
from  RM 950.00

Another route to Laban Rata and more challenging for climbers is the Mesilau Trails

The Mount Kinabalu via Mesilau Trail an alternative trail to climb Mount Kinabalu beside from Timpohon Trail. Chances to spot the giant Pitcher plant very high, the plants grow on a steep hillside overlooking Mesilau East River. A number of other species, including N. burbidgeae, N. fusca, and N. macrovulgaris, have been transplanted there from the area around the Mesilau Nature Resort on Pinosok Plateau

The Mesilau, named after Mesilau River, is an area situated at approximately 2000 m above sea level on the East Ridge of Mount Kinabalu. Distant is 15 kilometres away past Kinabalu Park HQ.

Day 1 – Packed Lunch and Dinner

  • 8.00 am our crew will pick up Kota Kinabalu city hotel and proceed destination Mesilau Nature Park, which is part of the Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia’s World Heritage site. Journey will take approximately 2.5 hours.
  • Arrive at Mesilau Nature Park, Free and easy, experience the cool and refreshing mountain nature refreshing air with a majestic view of Mount Kinabalu.
  • Overnight at Mesilau Nature Resort

Day 2 – Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

  • Registration for the mountain climbing  at the Kinabalu Park HQ.
  • Your mountain guide will meet you and proceed to Laban Rata check point for an overnight stay.

Day 3 – Breakfast

  • At 1.30 am – 2.30 am prepare for ascend to the summit of Mount Kinabalu (4092.5m above sea level).
  • Opportunity to take photographs on the highest point in South East Asia at Low’s Peak.
  • Descend back to Laban Rata Resthouse for breakfast
  • After breakfast descend to Timpohon gate, transport will take climbers to the Kinabalu National Park HQ to collect your achievement certificate.
  • Certificate

Includes :
  • Return transfer Kota Kinabalu – Kinabalu Park – Kota Kinabalu
  • 2 nights accommodation at Mesilau Nature Resort and Laban Rata (Mountain Hut )
  • Climbing Permit
  • Insurance
  • Park Entrance Fee
  • Meals (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast)
  • Local Mountain Guide
  • Certificate

 

3 Days 2 Nights
RM 1,900.00 per pax (Walk The Torq)
RM 1,950.00 per pax (Low’s Peak Circuit)

Available packages at the via ferrata, namely: Walk the Torq, The Low’s Peak Circuit, The Preamble, The Balancing Act, The High Path, and Conquer the Torq for thrill seekers adrenaline junkies.

Day 1

5.00 am pick up from Kota Kinabalu and depart for Kinabalu Park, where you arrive around 7.00 am for registration and transfer to Timpohon Gate, the starting point of the climb. Trek about 5 – 6 hours to Panar Laban (depends largely on individual climbers group). The summit trails will leads you through lower montane, upper montane, sub alpine and alpine forest. Take your packed lunch provided along the way and enjoy the refreshing mountain cool air while eating. At 3.00 pm and arrive at Laban Rata check point and check into Pendant Hut accommodation and meet your Mountain Torq trainer at 3.30 pm, follows your trainer for a familiarization of the via Ferrata. 6.00 pm, dinner at Laban Rata Restaurant.

Day 2

Wake up early at 2.00 am for light breakfast. 3.00 am continue climbing up to the summit and enjoy the breathtaking view of sunrise at the summit of Mt. Kinabalu. Descend from Low’s Peak. 6.30 am meet with you Mountain Torq trainer at Sayat – Sayat Hut for Low’s Peak Circuit – Asia 1st via Ferrata. 9.30 am – 10.00 am, arrive at Pendant Hut. Buffet Breakfast will be prepared at Laban Rata. After breakfast, guests free at own leisure. Lunch will be at own expenses at Laban Rata. 2.30 pm, will be an intro to Rappelling section with your Mountain Torq trainer.

Day 3

Wake up early at 6.00 am for breakfast at Pendant Hut and pack up. Should the intro to Rappelling couldn’t be done on Day 2 due to weather permitting, guests may do it on the 3rd Day at 7.00 am. By 9.00am, arrive at Pendant Hut. Descend down to Timpohon Gate at 10.00 am. By 4.00 pm, expected arrive at Timpohon Gate. Transfer to headquarters for lunch before transfer back to Kota Kinabalu.

Includes
  • Return transfer in air-condition 12-seater coach
  • 1 night accommodation at Pendant Hut
  • Climbing Permit
  • Insurance
  • Sabah Park Entrance Fees
  • Full board meals
  • Certified Mountain Guide
  • Certificate

Things to Wear and Bring
  • Warm jacket and glove
  • Sun block
  • Light weight trekking shoes
  • Personal toiletries
  • Torch or headlamp

Each participant is required to sign an indemnity – liability form before the tour commences.

 

The Laban Rata Resthouse is where tourists who climb Mount Kinabalu will stop for an overnight stay. Nestled in Kinabalu Park, Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site, the resthouse is equipped with common bathrooms, has heated showers, heated rooms and a restaurant. It is the final pit stop before heading towards the peak of Mount Kinabalu.

Staying at Laban Rata is meant to revitalize climbers. Located approximately 3,000 metres above sea level, it is set up in a way that ensures that climbers are able to recharge themselves before continuing on with another three hours of climb to make it to the summit.

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