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Trek Finders
21 reviews
Trek Finders are a popular local operator as they are very accommodating to travellers and are great planners. The logistics of your climb will be in good hands with Trek Finders.

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322 reviews

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....


My friend and I recently climbed Mount Kinabalu and we were so happy with everything - from our incredible guide to the experience of staying in the hut and hiking at 2:00am. Tips for the hike - Slow and steady...

Emma Phelps

Incredible couple of days! The entire trip was organised really well. The entire experience was seamlessly run and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Unfortunately because of the weather we were unable to do the v...


It takes 2.5 hours to go to Kinabalu park by minivan and need to be patient to the bumpy road. But no other way to see the beautiful Kinabalu Mountain and feel the thrill in canopy walking. We were also lucky to...


Amazing experience booking this trip. Everything was taken care off and the local agency responded quickly to any queries I had. Recommend choosing to stay the extra night at the poring hot springs as it is clos...

Willem Van Melkebeke

Amazing climb, we had a wonderful time. Jiru was our guide and he was very helpful with the pace and advice during the climb.


Great service by seek Sophie and trip was well organized

Ivan Lim

Helpful Questions

What are the best hiking trails in Kota Kinabalu?
Some of the best hiking trails in Kota Kinabalu are Mount Kinabalu Trail, Bukit Padang Trail, Bukit Perahu Trail, and Maragang Hill Trail. These trails offer a variety of difficulty levels and stunning views of the city and its surrounding landscapes.
When is the best time to go hiking in Kota Kinabalu?
The best time to go hiking in Kota Kinabalu is between the months of March and September when the weather is relatively dry and the trails are less muddy. However, hikers should always check the weather forecast before embarking on their journey.
What should I bring when hiking in Kota Kinabalu?
Some essential items to bring when hiking in Kota Kinabalu are comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, a first-aid kit, plenty of water, and a camera to capture the stunning views. Hikers should also bring a poncho or raincoat in case of rain, and a headlamp or flashlight if hiking during early morning or late afternoon.
Are there any safety guidelines to keep in mind when hiking in Kota Kinabalu?
Yes, hikers should always follow safety guidelines when hiking in Kota Kinabalu. They should inform someone of their hiking plans, bring a map and compass to navigate the trails, stick to the marked trails, and avoid getting too close to cliff edges. It is also advisable to hike with a group or a local guide who is familiar with the area.
What are some other activities to do in Kota Kinabalu besides hiking?
Kota Kinabalu is also known for its beautiful beaches and islands, cultural attractions, and delicious food. Visitors can go island hopping, snorkeling, or scuba diving, visit the Sabah State Museum or the Monsopiad Cultural Village, or try local delicacies like seafood, satay, and bak kut teh. There's something for everyone in Kota Kinabalu!
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