Meet at hotel lobby and transfer to Kinabalu Park headquarter. 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, experience the cool fresh air and the natural ambience of the Park. Dinner and Overnight at a mountain lodge near or in the Park.
Proceed to the Park HQ to register for the climb to a resthouse near the summit of Mt. Kinabalu for an overnight stay. Meet the mountain guide and proceed to the Timpohon Gate and it’s from here the ascent to the mid-summit 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. Dinner and Overnight at the resthouse or mountain huts – depending on availability.
(Breakfast, 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 clear weather, a spectacular sunrise awaits weary climbers. Retrace route back to Laban Rata and onward descent to Timpohon gate where transport will take you to the Park HQ to collect your achievement certificate. After lunch, transfer to hotel at Kota Kinabalu.
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.