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Sunrise Summit Climb + Additional Night at Kinabalu Park by Let's Climb Mount Kinabalu

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices

Description

Private trip
3 days 2 nights
This is the regular climb up Mt Kinabalu, comprising a 8.5km trek (one way) to reach the summit at 4095m. This allows you an extra day in Kinabalu Park so that you can take your time for the climb.

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Let's Climb Mount Kinabalu

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Prices

Prices start from USD$477.48 per person Prices start from MYR1,989.50
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: KK - Kinabalu Park
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Today, you'll get to Kinabalu Park, where your adventure begins!

Accommodation: Rock Hostel (or equivalent) - Twin Room

  • 1pm: Meet at Kota Kinabalu city or hotel pick-up and proceed for 2 hour drive to Kinabalu Park
  • 230pm: Check into Kinabalu Park
  • 7pm: Dinner
Day 2: Kinabalu Park - Laban Rata
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Today you will hike up to Laban Rata (3,353m).

Accommodation: Laban Rata Hostel - Dorm

  • 7:30am: Breakfast and check out
  • 8:30am: Meet designated mountain guide
  • 9:00am: Shuttle bus to from Kinabalu Park to Timpohon Gate and begin climb
  • 12:30pm: Lunch break
  • 3pm: Settle in at Laban Rata (3,353m)
  • 6pm: Dinner at Laban Rata
Day 3: Laban Rata - Mt Kinabalu Summit - Hotel in KK
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Today you will summit Mt Kinabalu at sunrise, then head back down to the Base Camp

  • 1.30 – 2 am: Wake up for early morning supper
  • 2.30am: Start hiking up to the summit with your mountain guide
  • 5.40am: Catch the sunrise on Low’s Peak
  • 6am - 8 am: Descent from Low’s Peak to Laban Rata for a well-earned breakfast
  • 9am: Check out of Laban Rata and descend to Timpohon Gate
  • 3 - 4 pm - Arrive at Timpohon Gate and depart Kinabalu Park.
  • 5 – 6 pm - Arrive back at your hotel in Kota Kinabalu

What's included

  • Return Transport from hotel in Kota Kinabalu Town
  • 1st night dormitory accommodation: Depending on availability of rooms on the day of check-in, you will either be staying at Rock Hostel, Hill Lodge, Liwagu Suites or Nepenthes Lodge
  • 2nd night dormitory accommodation: Laban Rata Resthouse
  • Meals
  • State Park guide
  • Climbing permit
  • Entrance fees
  • Tourism tax of RM10/ night per room
  • Porter charges

Where you'll be staying

Basic Accommodation: No additional charge
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Bed Types
  • Twin Beds
Amenities
  • Wifi (Room & Common Area)
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hot Shower
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Towels
Bed Types
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Bunk Bed
Amenities
  • Hot Shower
  • Cold Shower
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Breakfast
  • Coffee/Tea
Tier 1 Accommodation: Additional charge from USD$13.80/person
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Bed Types
  • Single Bed
Amenities
  • Wifi (Room & Common Area)
  • Hot Shower
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Coffee/Tea
Bed Types
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Bunk Bed
Amenities
  • Hot Shower
  • Cold Shower
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Breakfast
  • Coffee/Tea
Tier 2 Accommodation: Additional charge from USD$74.52/person
Expand all accommodation
Bed Types
  • Twin Beds
Amenities
  • Wifi (Room & Common Area)
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hot Shower
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Towels
Amenities
  • Wifi (Room & Common Area)
  • Heating
  • Hot Shower
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Towels

Transport Information

Return transport included

Pick-up Time
01:00PM
Pick-up Point
From guest's accommodation in Kota Kinabalu
Drop-off Time
05:00PM
Drop-off Point
To guest's accommodation in Kota Kinabalu
Transport Notes

Please note that the above pick up and drop off times are approximate and will depend on the location of hotel as well as descent timing as the transportation is shared with other groups.

What to bring

Basic first aid supplies (e.g. painkillers, bandaid, ibuprofen, antiseptic and gauze)
Cash (we recommend RM100 - 150 in case you need to rent equipment, hire a porter, tip the guides, buy beer at the top, etc!)
Extra clothing and socks
Hand gloves and beanie
Hand gloves and beanie
Head torch (compulsory)
High energy food such as chocolates, nuts, biscuits, sweets, energy bars
Jacket/Wind breaker (if your jacket isn't waterproof, we would also recommend bringing a disposable raincoat)
Long sleeves shirt/Hiking trousers
Personal toiletries
Refillable water bottle (0.5 - 1 Litre)
Towel (optional - in case you would like to shower at Base Camp - the showers at Base Camp can get chilly though!)
Trekking or running shoes with good grip
Walking poles (may be helpful for the peak ascend as parts of it can be slippy when wet)
Warm clothing*
Waterproof backpack to store your items

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 15 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Strict Cancellation Policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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