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4-day Mount Kinabalu summit & Low’s Peak circuit via ferrata in Sabah

4-day Mount Kinabalu summit & Low’s Peak circuit via ferrata in Sabah | undefined

Join a certified mountain guide to traverse the thrilling via ferrate route on this amazing trip to Mount Kinabalu summit & Low's Peak circuit in Malaysia.

4 Days

Feb - Apr




* Enjoy a 4-day via ferrate adventure to the summit of Mount Kinabalu.

* Spend your time witnessing therapeutic mountain scenery.

* Witness exceptional views which a traditional hike cannot provide.


We’ll take you on yet another via ferrata adventure to the summit of Mount Kinabalu (4095 m) and Low’s Peak circuit in Malaysia.

Located in Sabah, Kinabalu is the highest peak of the Crocker Range in Borneo and is popular among climbers. Although a little daunting to traverse- the via ferrate to the summit will also be packed with lots of thrill. And of course, you will get to see some stunning views which a traditional hike does not provide.

We’ll begin from your hotel lobby in Kona Kinabula and drive you to Kinabalu Park.  After the necessary paperwork, we’ll drive you through scenic roads to get to the starting point of the trek.

From there, a good hike of about  4 hours takes us to Pendant hut. The trip includes a mandatory via ferrata familiarization training because we take your safety seriously. We’ll also introduce you to rappelling or sports climbing before attempting the summit so that you are well prepared.

You will spend the initial 2 days hiking, acclimatizing and enjoying the therapeutic mountain views.

The summit hike will take place on the third day. Starting early at about 1. 30 AM, we’ll set out on our journey to the top. Equipped with nothing but our torchlight, we’ll climb for a good 3 hours to reach the summit just in time to see a spectacular sunrise.

Thereafter, you’ll experience the much-awaited via ferrate for about 4-5 hours. It will be both exciting and daunting to traverse the route, and will be definitely worth it!

The last day will serve as a backup day just in case you could not make it to the summit the previous day. Otherwise, you’ll descend to Timpohon Gate, collect your certificate and head back to your hotel, taking back unforgettable memories with you.

So, if this trip interests you, send a message now to reserve your seat. We’ll be happy to guide you. Also, check out our shorter trip to Kinabalu here.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transport during the trip

- Personal insurance

- Permit and entrance fees

Price details

Price inculdes: Mount Kinabalu & Via Ferrata certificate and Meals as Stated.


Day 1: From Kota Kinabalu to Pendant Hut

We’ll pick you up from your hotel lobby at 06.30 am and transfer you to Kinabalu Park. Thereafter, we’ll get to the starting point of the climb and begin our climb. We’ll arrive at Pendant Hut before/at 3 Pm to attend a mandatory via ferrata familiarisation starting at 3.30 Pm.

Meals: Packed lunch, buffet dinner

Day 2: Rappelling traning

Starting our day early at 6 AM, we’ll introduce to rappelling or sports climbing. At 12 noon, we’ll head to Laban Rata for lunch. The afternoon will be spent relaxing, acclimatizing and preparing for the next day.

Overnight at Pendant Hut.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, buffet dinner

Day 3: Summit hike

Starting early just past midnight, we’ll set out on our journey in the torchlight. A good hike of 3 hours takes us to see a beautiful sunrise from the summit. Thereafter you’ll descend from Low’s Peak and meet your trainer at the 7.5 km to experience the Low’s Peak via ferrata circuit(intermediate via ferrata, 4 to 5 hrs, french grade ad). After that, we’ll get down to Pendant Hut and continue towards Laban Rata to rest and recuperate from the 11+hrs day. The evening will be spent having tea in Sabah at the base of Pendant Hut while watching the therapeutic mountain scenery.

Dinner at Laban Rata’s canteen at 6 PM.

Meals: Early supper, breakfast, lunch, buffet dinner

Day 4: Pendant Hut to Kota Kinabalu

We have reserved the day just in case you could not make to the summit. Otherwise, you’ll descend to Timpohon Gate and collect your certificate and head back to your hotel in Kota Kinabalu taking back unforgettable memories with you.

Meals: Breakfast



More info

Suitable age : 16 years and above

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