You can now book 2D1N Budget Mt Kinabalu Package with us, climbing Mount Kinabalu in a cheaper way, and stay at Panalaban Hostel.
|No of Pax||Malaysian (MYR/Pax)||International (MYR/Pax)|
|26 Pax Above||890||1090|
All Rated Are Quoted In RINGGIT MALAYSIA & NETT (No Hidden Cost Unless Otherwise Stated)
Climbers below 16 years old are considered as CHILD and compulsory to have private mountain guide (Maximum shared by 2 children / Guide). Mountain Guide Fee – MYR 230/Guide.
All passports and visas must be valid at least 06 months from the date of entry into the country destination
Transportation Overtime Charges [MYR 80 per transport/way] will be apply for : Transfer depart from Kinabalu Park HQ to Kota Kinabalu city after 7pm on the descent day due to climber late arrival.
Outskirt Hotels Pick-Up and Drop Off Surcharge
There is additional charges for hotel pick up outside the city: MYR 30 per person for pick up from Beringgis Beach Resort, Langkah Syabas Beach Resort, Rasa Ria Resort, Karambunai Area, Kinarut Area etc.
Check the availability of accommodation for 2D1N Budget Mount Kinabalu Package.
Once your climbing slots are being confirmed, a copy of MYKAD or PASSPORT must be submitted within the same day and full payment must be made in order to secure the slots.
Reservation will be cancelled without notice if there is no payment made within the stipulated time.
No refund will be made for any cancellation AND replacement of names / change of date is not permitted.
All Ground Transportation
1 Night Accommodation
Mountain Guide Fees
English Speaking Coordinator
Sabah Park’s Mountain guide overtime charges based on arrival to Timpohon Gate on the descend day (MYR 15 per group per hour after 4pm)
Transportation Overtime Charges
Others not mentioned
Mountain Guide Overtime Charges
Mountain Guide overtime charges based on arrival to Timpohon Gate on the descend day = MYR 15 per guide for every extra hour start from 4pm (count as a group)
Transportation Overtime Charges
Transportation Overtime Charges [MYR 80 per transport/way] will be apply for : Pick up from airport/hotel in Kota Kinabalu city to Kinabalu Park/Poring Hot Spring after 6pm on climbing date (Day 1) AND transfer depart from Kinabalu Park HQ to Kota Kinabalu city after 7pm on the descent day due to climber late arrival.
About Drinking Water / Hot Water
Laban Rata Restaurant are no longer provide hot water/drinking water for climbers. Mineral water is available for purchase at the grocery counter – MYR 7 for 500ml / MYR 14 for 1.5 liters. Coffee & Tea will only be provided during Breakfast Hour and Supper
Pick up from your hotel at Kota Kinabalu at 6.30 am to start your 2D1N Budget Mount Kinabalu Package. Take approximately 2 hours drive to Kinabalu Park Headquarter for registration. [Passports/Original Identification are required for verification during registration].
After registration, collect your individual packed lunch and meet your mountain guide [Wear your Climbing Tag at all times]. Unneeded luggage can be store at Sutera Sanctuary Lodge’s reception counter at MYR 12 per luggage at own expenses. You may engage porter at Kinabalu Park. Porter fees are paid directly to the porter at MYR 13.00/kg (Timpohon Gate > Laban Rata > Timpohon Gate). Transfer to Timpohon Gate together with your mountain guide. Start your adventure of 6KM trekking to Panalaban.
Overnight at Panalaban / Lemaing Hostel (unisex shared room with basic facilities). Dinner starts serving from 4.30 pm until 7 pm, at Laban Rata Restaurant. Enjoy your day!
Wake up at 1.30am and gear up. Supper start serving from 2am to 3.30am, at Laban Rata Restaurant. Start your journey towards the Summit of Low’s Peak @ 4095.2m with your assigned Mountain Guide. Cut-off time for Sayat-Sayat Check Point is 5.30am (Climbers who arrive at Sayat- Sayat Check Point after 5.30am will not allowed to proceed with summit climb). Experience the glorious sunrise over the majestic Mount Kinabalu. Take beautiful photos at the summit plateau before descend to Laban Rata for a well earned breakfast. Check out and trek down to Timpohon Gate.
Take the Park’s shuttle transfer – KOKTAS, from Timpohon Gate to Kinabalu Park’s Headquarter. Enjoy your late lunch at Panataran Restaurant before heading back to the city.
CONGRATULATIONS! You can now collect your Certificate of Achievement from our team. Transfer back to your hotel at Kota Kinabalu, takes approximately 2 hours.
If you simply can’t beat the over packing habit or wish to have a comfortable journey, hire a porter. You’re going to need one. But this is fully optional depends on individual.
|Timpohon > Laban Rata Resthouse > Timpohon||MYR 13/KG|
|Timpohon > Sayat-Sayat > Timpohon||MYR 15/KG|
|Timpohon > Summit > Timpohon||MYR 16/KG|
|All Meal Time||Laban Rata Restaurant|
|Accommodation||Check In||Check Out|
|Laban Rata Resthouse||1pm||10.30am|
In short, accommodations on the mountain are humbly decorated and only supply the basic facilities to climbers. Hence, do not expect for hotel conditions. In short, all mountain huts are quite similar. Moreover, most of the rooms are non-heated unisex shared room with blankets and pillows. Climbers require to stay overnight at one of the mountain huts before ascending to the summit early in the next morning. But, if you don’t have a bed to stay, you are not allowed to climb! Furthermore, the carrying capacity on the mountain is very limited.
To sum up, there are few mountain huts available on Mount Kinabalu which have to book months in advance. This is because it can be full especially during peak seasons. Therefore, you have to pre-book accommodation! Besides that, Panalaban Hostel is a newly built two-block hostel for 2D1N Budget Mount Kinabalu Package near to Laban Rata Resthouse and open for all climbers!
Panalaban Hostel is two newly built hostel located not far from Laban Rata Rest House, only for 2D1N Budget Mount Kinabalu Package climbers. It takes few minutes short distance walk from the restaurant. In short, Panalaban Hostel is the newest mountain hut with basic facilities. Furthermore, it consists of two blocks, named Mokodau and Kinateki, at Panalaban – Mount Kinabalu.
Besides that, each block equipped with non-heated unisex shared rooms. These rooms can accommodate 25 climbers each. In addition, all beds come with blankets and pillows. Besides that, common bathrooms are provided but dining facilities are not available here.