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4-day trek

By River Junkie

Overview

4 days 3 nights
Private trip
Price from USD$995.29 MYR4,143.90 per person
Enjoy a night drive spotting wildlife on your first night at Maliau, followed by a three-day hike in Maliau Basin based out of Ginseng Camp. The hike will include treks to Ginseng Falls and Maliau Falls.
  • Return transport from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu
  • 4WD Vehicle and driver
  • Fees (i.e. conservation fee, entrance fees and trekking fees)  
  • Meals, snacks, coffee/tea & drinking water
  • 1 night dormitory accommodation at Maliau Basin Study Center
  • 2 nights dormitory accommodation in Ginseng Camp
  • River Junkie Nature Guide
  • Leech socks
Same Price as What You’d Find Locally
Free Date Change ~ 3 Days Before
Community-Based Guides
Low Carbon Footprint
Always Available to Chat
Guaranteed Trip Even with 1 Guest

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River Junkie

We’re big fans of River Junkie in Sabah. River Junkie have been arranging trips for adventurous travellers around Sabah for many years and are highly reliable and wonderful guides who really take care of their guests. They will be prompt and professional in handling the logistics of the climb.
10 years experience
Community-Based
Litter-Free

Availability

Trips available daily
Dec 25
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Dec 26
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Dec 27
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Dec 28
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Dec 29
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Dec 30
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If you require an earlier date, please request to book.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Airport - Crocker Ranges - Keningau - Maliau Gate - Maliau Basin Studies Centre
Airport - Crocker Ranges - Keningau - Maliau Gate - Maliau Basin Studies Centre

Today you will be making your way towards Maliau Basin Studies Centre.

Accommodation: Maliau Basin Studies Centre - Hostel

  • Pick-up from Kota Kinabalu/Semporna/Tawau
  • Trek past Crocker Ranges and Keningau
  • Short break in Keningau for last minute supplies
  • Trek towards Maliau Gate
  • Introductory walk around Study Centre
  • Night drive/Night walk
Day 2: Maliau Basin Studies Centre - Agathis Camp - Ginseng Camp - Ginseng Falls - Ginseng Camp
Maliau Basin Studies Centre - Agathis Camp - Ginseng Camp - Ginseng Falls - Ginseng Camp

Today you will be taking a 9-hour trek towards Ginseng Camp to enjoy the scenery of Ginseng Falls.

Accommodation: Ginseng Camp - Camp

  • Breakfast
  • Head towards Agathis Camp
  • Trek towards Ginseng Camp (9km)
  • Break at Ginseng Falls
  • End the day in Ginseng Camp
Day 3: Ginseng Camp - Maliau Falls - Ginseng Camp
Ginseng Camp - Maliau Falls - Ginseng Camp

Today you will be trekking up Maliau Falls to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Accommodation: Ginseng Camp - Camp

  • Breakfast
  • Trek towards Maliau Falls (4.5km per way)
  • Break at Maliau Falls
  • Head back to Ginseng Camp
Day 4: Ginseng Camp - Agathis Camp - Kota Kinabalu
Ginseng Camp - Agathis Camp - Kota Kinabalu

Today you will be making your way back to Kota Kinabalu to end the trip.

  • Breakfast
  • Hike back to Agathis Camp (9km)
  • Drive back to Kota Kinabalu

Accommodation

Transport

Pick-up
07:00AM
Your hotel in Kota Kinabalu town
Drop-off
08:00PM
Your hotel in Kota Kinabalu town

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
Strict Cancellation Policy
You can be fully refunded for cancellations within 24 hours of booking. Other cancellations will not be refunded.
Flexible Date Policy
You can change your trip date once for free up to 3 days before your trip. Any date change will be subject to availability, and will not count as a cancellation.
Packing list for the trip
45 litres+ backpack
Basic first aid items (ibuprofen, bandaids, gauze, antiseptic)
Clothing (i.e. Waterproof jacket, long trousers preferably tight to keep the leeches out, jumper as it gets cold at night, short sleeve shirts for the daytime)
Dry bag
Flip flops (for showers at Ginseng camp)
Hat
Headlamp
Hiking boots
Insect repellent
Long socks
Sleeping bag (as it gets cold at Ginseng camp)
Sunscreen
Swimwear
Towel

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