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Let's Climb Mount Kinabalu
43 reviews
Let's Climb Mount Kinabalu is a small and super friendly shop, run by Olivia, a local Sabahan. Her strength is making travellers feel welcome and she really pays attention to the details, so your Mt Kinabalu climb will go as smoothly as possible. She loves to answer any question you have - so feel free to ask her everything from the logistics of your climb to what else you can do in Kota Kinabalu!

What Guests Say

4.9
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258 reviews

Service was great and guide, Efrey, was fantastic. Expensive for foreigners and local staff not paid enough

Glenn Elder

I did Mount Kinabalu with Seek Sophie and would highly recommend them. Olivia, my main point of contact was fantastic. She genuinely cares and is personally invested in making sure everything is as smooth as pos...

Bikash Pathak

Jean our tour guide was amazing. She was very knowledgeable and was great with our kids. Would highly recommend her. ❤️

Iain

Hotel Pickup, Guide and full package was arrnaged by them, to the point where restaurant was booked for lunch after the climb down

Vijayachelvan

Loved it! Very tough, but worth it

Aron Lank Jensen

Knowledgeable and friendly guide. Overall impressive experience.

Felix

From the moment I was connected with the local operator via seek sophie, everything was smooth running. Constantly in contact and always helpful, had no doubts about experience from that moment onwards. The guid...

Mark Johnson

The memory with key or feet for two days, the memory will be a person forever.
It was definitely hard, but it was the best.
The kind guide and driver helped make the memory the best.
Thank you....

Sunjung

Helpful Questions

What are the best hiking trails in Kota Kinabalu?
There are several amazing hiking trails in Kota Kinabalu, including the popular Mount Kinabalu, Bukit Padang, Signal Hill, and Bukit Perahu. Each trail offers a unique experience with breathtaking views of the surrounding nature.
Is hiking Mount Kinabalu suitable for beginners?
Hiking Mount Kinabalu is a challenging endeavor and not recommended for beginners. The trail requires a high level of fitness and stamina as hikers need to ascend to an altitude of 4,095 meters. It is advisable to have prior hiking experience and undergo proper acclimatization training before attempting this hike.
What is the best time of year for hiking in Kota Kinabalu?
The best time for hiking in Kota Kinabalu is during the dry season, which typically falls between the months of March and October. The weather is relatively predictable, and the trails are less slippery, ensuring a safer and more enjoyable hiking experience.
Are there any guided hiking tours available in Kota Kinabalu?
Yes, there are numerous guided hiking tours available in Kota Kinabalu. These tours provide experienced guides who are knowledgeable about the trails, ensuring the safety and convenience of hikers. They also offer valuable insights into the local flora, fauna, and cultural heritage.
What should I pack when going hiking in Kota Kinabalu?
When going hiking in Kota Kinabalu, it is essential to pack appropriate gear and essentials. Some items to include are sturdy hiking boots, lightweight and breathable clothing, a rain jacket, sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen), sufficient water, snacks, a first aid kit, and a camera to capture the stunning views.
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