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2 days, 1 night Mount Kinabalu summit in Sabah, Malaysia (Borneo)


Climb the summit of Mount Kinabalu with one of our certified mountain guides in Malaysia on this incredible 2-day trip.

Private and Group

2 Days

Feb, Mar, Apr




  • Choose your preferred route from the two available trails.
  • Witness a beautiful sunrise and exceptional views from the top.
  • Discover the unique plant life of the Kinabalu Park.


Located in Sabah, the impressive peak of Mount Kinabalu stands tall at 4095 m.  Join us as we take you on a 2-day trip to set foot on the summit of this highest peak of the Crocker Range in Borneo.

To get to the top, you can choose from the two available trails- the Summit Trail and the Mesilau Trail. Be assured that both the routes offer spectacular views as you climb. And, you don’t even need any particular skills to go on this trip. All you require is a fit body and some enthusiasm, and you should be just fine!

We will begin early by picking you up from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu and transfer you to Kinabalu Park. The protected park is a World Heritage Site. It will be enriching to discover the unique plant life of the region here. After registration, we will continue towards the Power Station and finally get to the starting point of the climb. And, we are ready to scale!

After a good climb of about 4 hours, we’ll reach Laban Rata. Along with panoramic views, you will enjoy your packed lunch here and thereafter relax at the comfortable mountain guesthouse.

The next day, we will begin a couple of hours past midnight at about 2 am and head towards the summit. Equipped with our torches we will hike for about 3 hours to make it to the top and reach just in time to witness a stunning sunrise. The top offers exceptional views of the surrounding peaks.

After clicking a selfie or two, we will descend to Laban Rata to enjoy a tasty breakfast and finally return to the Power Station. After collecting your certificates, you’ll reflect on this incredible journey as we transfer you back to your hotel.

It will be an unforgettable trip, we assure you! So, get in touch to reserve your seat now for the coming season. We will be waiting for your message. Also, check out our page for some more exciting adventures in Malaysia.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Breakfast

- Dinner

Price details

Price includes: Certificate and Insurance


Day 1: Hike to Laban Rata.

Pick up from your hotel at 7.30 AM and transfer to Kinabalu Park. After registration, we’ll continue towards the Power Station by a coach (approx. 15 minutes) to get to the starting point of the climb.

Reach Laban Rata after about 4 hours and enjoy your packed lunch. Thereafter, check-in at the Mountain Guesthouse and enjoy the evening till dinner time at 1800hrs.

Meals: Packed Lunch, Dinner


Day 2: Climb the summit!

Have an early supper at 2 AM and head towards the summit in your torchlight. The climb will take about 3 hours. Witness a beautiful sunrise from the top. Descend to Laban Rata Guesthouse for breakfast, then to the Power Station.

Transfer to the park headquarters and thereafter enjoy high tea at the park’s restaurant. Collect your certificate before we transfer you back to your hotel at Kota Kinabalu.

Meals: Early Supper, Breakfast, High Tea




Mountain Guesthouse

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Note: Climbing activities on Mount Kinabalu will be fully operational by 01, December. Since a limited number of climbers( about 100) can get to the top every day, so it is best to make a reservation 6 months in advance to ensure your climb.

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What people are saying about Explore-Share

Kumari Selvakumar


Sept 14, 2022

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Sept 6, 2022

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