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Climb Mount Kinabalu in 3 days, 2 nights in Borneo

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Join one of our certified mountain guides on this incredible 3-day trip to climb the summit of Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia.

3 Days

Feb - Apr




* Witness an exceptional sunrise from the top.

* Explore the amazing plant life of Kinabalu Park.

* See panoramic vistas of the neighbouring peaks as you climb.


We will take you on an incredible trip to climb one of the highest peaks in South East Asia.

Standing tall at 4095 m, Mount Kinabalu is the highest mountain 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 exceptional views. And, you don’t even need any particular climbing skills to scale this mountain giant. All you require is a fit body and an undying spirit!

The trip begins in Kota Kinabalu. We’ll pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Kinabalu Park. On your way, we’ll halt at Nabalu Market and here you can shop some souvenirs for friends and family. Later, you will spend the day exploring the amazing plant life of the park.

The next day, after registration, we’ll head towards the starting point of the climb and set on our journey. It will take a good hike of about 4 hours to reach Laban Rata. Here, you will enjoy your packed lunch along with witnessing panoramic views of the surrounding peaks. Aftrwards, you will spend the evening relaxing at your comfortable mountain guesthouse.

We will attempt the summit on the final day. Starting just past midnight at about 2 am we’ll set towards the peak in our torchlight. After climbing for about 3 hours you will be able to set your foot on the peak and witness amazing views of the morning sky. Get ready to also see a stunning sunrise, a sight you will cherish for life!

After relishing our time, we will descend to Laban Rata and finally to the Power Station from where we will transfer you to your hotel in Kota Kinabalu. You sure will take back unforgettable memories with you!

So, what are you waiting for? Send a message now to reserve a seat for the coming season. We will be happy to guide you. Also, check out our other trip to the summit if looking for a shorter tour.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Dinner

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

Price details

Price includes: Certificate and Insurance


Day 1: Transfer to Kinabalu Park

We’ll pick you up from your hotel at 10 AM and transfer you to Kinabalu Park. On the way, we’ll halt at Nabalu Market for about 20 minutes for souvenir shopping.

Thereafter, check-in at either Grace Hostel or Rock Hostel. Enjoy until dinner time at 1800hrs. Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Climb upto Laban Rata

After a tasty breakfast at Balsam restaurant at 7. 30 AM, you’ll meet your guide at Sabah Park Registration office and continue towards the Power Station by coach (approx. 15 minutes) to reach the starting point of the climb.

Start your climb towards Laban Rata with packed lunch. The climb will take approximately 4 hours. Check-in at the Mountain Guesthouse. Enjoy the rest of the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Packed Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Climb the summit and thereafter return to your hotel.

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



More info

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 are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Beringgis Beach Resort & Spa Kota Kinabalu Malaysia
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Oceania Hotel Kota Kinabalu Malaysia
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Borneo Beach Villas Kota Kinabalu Malaysia
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What people are saying about Explore-Share



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