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2D1N Advanced Summit Route **Includes Certificate of Completion by Let's Climb Mount Kinabalu

2D1N Advanced Summit Route **Includes Certificate of Completion by Let's Climb Mount Kinabalu

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Group trip
2 days 1 night
In addition to the regular climb up Mt Kinabalu, this option includes an additional via ferrata activity (i.e. Low's Peak via ferrata). This is the more challenging via ferrata activity, being 1.18km in length and takes an additional 4-6 hours to complete on average. Highlights of the activity include a 20m swinging suspension bridge, a 3 wire Nepalese bridge and a mini jungle to traverse.

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Price from USD$624 per person Price from MYR2,600
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.


Trips available daily
Nov 20
Nov 21
Nov 22
Nov 23
Nov 24
Nov 25
If you require an earlier date, please request to book.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Kota Kinabalu - (Park HQ) - Timpohon Gate - Base Camp
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Today you'll hike up to Pendant Hut at ~3300m and see a variety of incredible landscapes along the way

Accommodation: Pendant Hut Hostel - Dorm

  • 0630 am – Pick up from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu and proceed to Kinabalu Park traversing the Crocker Range with panoramic views of the surrounding hills, the focal point of which is Mt Kinabalu.
  • 8 - 8:30 am - Arrive at Kinabalu Park. Upon arrival at Kinabalu Park, collect your packed lunch, proceed to the Park Registration office to register for your Mt Kinabalu summit climb and meet your Mt Guide.
  • Thereafter you will be transferred to Timpohon Gate (1,829m), from here you will begin your climb to Pendant Hut (approx. 3300m) where you’ll spend the night
  • 9 am - 9:30 am - Begin your climb.
  • 12:30 pm - Lunch break
  • 3 pm - Arrive at Pendant Hut and settle in
  • 3.30pm - Attend the mandatory via ferrata familiarization in Pendant Hut and meet your Mountain Torq trainer
  • 6-8 pm - Dinner at Laban Rata then lights out to get as much rest as possible before your early start the following morning.
Day 2: Base Camp - Mt Kinabalu Summit - Suspension Bridge - Nepalese Bridge - Monkey Bridge - Hanging Ladder - Timpohon Gate
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Today you'll summit Mt Kinabalu, climb a 10m hanging ladder, and scale the world's highest bridge @ 3600m

  • 1.30 – 2 am - Wake up for early morning supper
  • 2.30 am - Start hiking up to the summit with your Sabah Parks’ mountain guide
  • 5.40 am - Catch the sunrise on Low’s Peak
  • 6:00 am - Descend Low’s Peak to meet your Mountain Torq trainer
  • 6:30 am - Meet your via ferrata trainer at the 7.5 km mark for Low’s Peak Circuit via ferrata experience (4 to 5 hrs)
  • 11:00 am - Return to Pendant Hut for second breakfast
  • 12 pm - Check out of Pendant Hut 6 pm - Arrive at Timpohon Gate and depart Kinabalu Park
  • 7 – 8 pm - Arrive back at your hotel in Kota Kinabalu

What's included

  • 1 night accommodation dormitory bunk beds (Pendant Hut)
  • Meals as stated
  • Mountain guide services
  • Entrance fees where applicable
  • Climbing Permit
  • Climbing Insurance
  • Via Ferrata Certificate for successful climbers only
  • Shared Return Transport from Kota Kinabalu Town
  • Personal expenses / items not mentioned in Itinerary
  • Luggage storage
  • Video / Camera Fee
  • Beverages
  • Guide & Driver tipping
  • Personal Travel Insurance

Where you'll be staying

Transport Information

Return transport included

Pick-up Time
Pick-up Point
From guest's accommodation
Drop-off Time
Drop-off Point
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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
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 7 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

You can be fully refunded for cancellations within 24 hours of booking. Other cancellations will not be refunded, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller.

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