3D2N Mount Kinabalu Climbing
KOTA KINABALU – KINABALU PARK – PARK HOSTEL or KUNDASANG HOTEL
KOTA KINABALU / KINABALU PARK HQ / TIMPOHON GATE / ASCEND MOUNT KINABALU / LABAN RATA
After breakfasts, we will leave for Kinabalu Park and collect your packed lunch from Balsam Restaurant.
9:00 am: Our licensed guide will arrange all your necessary registrations, assign you a mountain guide and give you an ID Tag to be worn at all times.
You will then proceed to Timpohon Gate, the starting point of your journey to conquer Mount Kinabalu. This first part of the climb will take you around 4-5 hours depending on your level of fitness and speed.
There are 6 shelters along the way for you to refill your water bottle and take a rest. Enjoy the panoramic view of the rainforest. You will pass beautiful vegetation that changes as you go higher, from Oak and Chestnut to mossy and later alpine vegetation.
3:30 pm: We will arrive at Laban Rata and check into the rest house or similar in late afternoon.
7:00 pm: We will be served buffet dinner at Laban Rata restaurant and we stay overnight there. (Packed lunch, Buffet Dinner)
LOW’S PEAK / DESCEND MOUNT KINABALU / KOTA KINABALU
2:00 am: We will wake up early for supper. Remember to bring along your flash light and camera. We then depart for continuation of journey towards the summit of Mount Kinabalu. The climb will be tough and will be towards Low’s peak (4,095.2m). you will test your level of fitness, grit and determination.
3:00 am: Your ultimate and final attempt to conquer the summits of Hugh Low’s Peak at 4,095.2. You are now on the peak of Mount Kinabalu, the highest peak of South East Asia.
5:45 am: This is the time to witness the spectacular sunrise, the most breath taking view you will ever see.
7:00 am: We will now descend to Laban Rata for breakfast.
10:00 am: Check out and proceed to Timpohon Gate for transfer back to Kinabalu Park Headquarters. We will arrive between 1pm-3pm. Your guide will register with the park authorities that you have completed the climb. You will then be given a certificate of achievement for completion of the climb.
Lunch will be served at the Balsam restaurant in Kinabalu Park. We will then transfer you back to Kota Kinabalu city which will take you 2 hours or you have the choice to take an optional tour to Poring Hot Spring to soak your sore limbs in the hot spring there. ( Early Supper, Breakfasts and Lunch)