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Trek Mt Kinabalu

If the idea of conquering a mountain while travelling excites you, then this five-day round trip journey from Kota Kinabalu is for you. At 4,096m (13,438 ft), Mt Kinabalu is the highest mountain in Malaysia and has been given UNESCO World Heritage status. With up to 6,000 species of plants, 326 species of birds, and more than 100 mammalian species identified, its easy to understand why. This tour includes some beautiful treks, and the sunrise from Mt Kinabalus summit might make you question every other sunrise youve witnessed before it. But dont take our word for it; make sure you see it for yourself.


Duration: 5 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Physical rating: Demanding
Accommodation standard:   Budget% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 166300
Starts: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Finishes: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
You will Visit
  • Kota Kinabalu

Itinerary

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Day 1: Kota Kinabalu

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

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Day 2: Kota Kinabalu/Mount Kinabalu (1B, 1D)

Travel to the base of Mt Kinabalu, the highest mountain between the Himalayas and Papua New Guinea.

In the afternoon, stretch your legs by exploring the trails around the park or check out the visitor centre.

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 96km)

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Day 3: Mount Kinabalu (1B, 1L, 1D)

Set off early to begin the ascent up Mt Kinabalu. It is not an easy walk, but it is incredibly rewarding. Willpower is the main requirement as it's uphill all the way!

Spend the night at Laban Rata in basic mountain huts 3,272m (10,735 ft) above sea level.

Turn in early to prepare for the final climb very early in the morning.

Included Activities:
Mount Kinabalu Hike- Day 1

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Day 4: Mount Kinabalu/Kota Kinabalu (1B, 1L)

Summit Mt Kinabalu (3-5hrs) and arrive in time for sunrise. Return to Laban Rata for a rest and to the park headquarters for lunch. Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu.

Included Activities:
Mount Kinabalu Hike- Day 2

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 96km)

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Day 5: Kota Kinabalu (1B)

Depart at any time.


Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Mt Kinabalu hike (2 days)
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels (3 nts), mountain lodge (1 nt, multi-share)
    • 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
    Transport
    • Private vehicle, walking
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Tour Highlights:
  • Conquer the almighty Mt Kinabalu
  • Witness an awe-inspiring sunrise
  • Enjoy packed lunches and buffet-style dinners