Mt. Kinabalu, standing at 4,095.2m. (13,436 ft) above sea level, is the highest mountain in southeast Asia. Its foothills and surroundings has an incredible diversity of flora and fauna. The Kinabalu Park covers an area of 754 sq. km. (291 sq.ml.) with an altitude range up to the summit of Mt. Kinabalu thus encompassing the five main vegetation zones. The Park has become the focus of naturalists and nature lovers.
Hotel Pick Up and Depart
Pick-up from your hotel lobby and depart on a 2 hours journey to Kinabalu Park Headquarter.
Lunch and Registration
Collect your packed lunch. Our guide will arrange for all necessary registrations, assign you a mountain guide and apply for your ID Tag. Remember to wear your ID Tag at all times.
The adventure hike begins!
You’ll then be transferred to starting point – Timpohon Gate – where your journey and quest to the summit of Borneo’s highest mountain begins! The climb will take approximately 4-5 hours. The trek will pass by different vegetation zones from Oak and Chestnut to mossy and eventually to alpine type of vegetation.
Arrive Laban Rata Base Camp (3272M), check into your accommodation.
Buffet Dinner at Laban Rata Restaurant
End of the day
Hike towards the summit of Mount Kinabalu!
Wake up for early supper and depart for continuation of journey towards the summit of Mount Kinabalu. The journey up to the Low’s peak at 4,095m will test your fitness and determination. Depending on speed of trekking, you might be able to experience the glorious sunrise over the majestic Mt. Kinabalu if weather permits.
Descend back to Panalaban Base Camp for late breakfast and check out.
Congratulations, you've made it!
Trek down to Timpohon Gate for transfer back to the Kinabalu Park Headquarter (est. arrival 1300hrs to 1500hrs). Congratulations, you can now collect your Certificate of Achievement!
Buffet Lunch will be served at the Balsam restaurant in Kinabalu Park.
Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu City.
Estimated to arrive at 5PM.