Meet at hotel lobby and transfer to Kinabalu Park Headquarters (HQ), the journey will take approximately 2 hours, en-route passing by villages and a panoramic vista of the valleys of the Crocker Range. On arrival, register at the Kinabalu Park HQ and proceed to the Timpohon Gate and it’s from here the ascent to Laban Rata resthouse begins. The trek will pass by different vegetation zones from Oak and Chestnut to mossy and eventually to alpine type of vegetations. Overnight at Laban Rata Resthouse OR similar.
(Packed Lunch & Dinner)
Early morning ascent to the summit of Mount Kinabalu (4092.5m) above sea level. Upon reaching the summit ( Low’s Peak ) an opportunity to take photographs on the highest point in South East Asia. In a clear weather, a spectacular sunrise awaits weary climbers. Retrace route back to Laban Rata resthouse for breakfast and onward descent to Timpohon gate where transport will take you to the Kinabalu Park HQ to collect your achievement certificate. After lunch, transfer to hotel at Kota Kinabalu City. End of Tour.
(Breakfast and Lunch)
Suitable walking shoes / warm clothing / wind breaker / long sleeves shirts / change of clothes / drinking water / high energy food (chocolates, nuts, raisins, glucose) / headache relief tablets / sun block / lip gloss / deep heat lotion / plasters / insect repellent / mosquito oil / binoculars / camera / water proof bag for camera / torchlight / extra socks / towel / gloves / hat mask / tissue paper / toilet roll.
It is recommended that all climbers should have themselves medically checked before attempting any mountain climb. If you have a history of suffering from the following ailments, it is highly recommended that you should refrain from climbing: Hypertension, Diabetes, Palpitation, Arthritis, Heart Disease, severe Anemia, Peptic Ulcers, Epileptic Fits, Obesity (overweight), Chronic Asthma, Muscular Cramps, Hepatitis (Jaundice); or any other disease which may hamper the climber.