You can now book Mount Kinabalu Budget Package with us, climbing Mount Kinabalu in a cheaper way, and stay at Panalaban Hostel.
“REMARK: Complimentary day tour on Day 1 for Mount Kinabalu Budget Package starts at 8am. Guests who arrive late might unable to cover all places of interest”
|No of Pax||Malaysian (MYR/Pax)||International (MYR/Pax)|
|26 Pax Above||1050||1300|
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 a 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 applied for: Transfer depart from Kinabalu Park HQ to Kota Kinabalu city after 7 pm on the descent day due to climber late arrival.
Outskirt Hotels Pick-Up and Drop Off Surcharge
There are 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 the Mount Kinabalu Budget 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 canceled 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
2 Nights Accommodation
All Entrance Fees
Mountain Guide Fees
English Speaking Coordinator
Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX)
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
Balsam Cafe & 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
Complimentary Day Tour for Mount Kinabalu Budget Package
First of all, we will pick up at 0800hrs from your hotel lobby in Kota Kinabalu city or airport. After that, we will take approximately 1hour 30minutes drive to Pekan Nabalu, which located at 73KM away from KK town. From here, you can get various local products, fruits, homegrown vegetables, and handicraft souvenirs. After that, continue your journey to Kinabalu Park for pre-climb registration. [Passports/Original Identification are required for verification during registration].
For instance, do expect some short waiting time, as there might be a long queue for registration. After that, proceed to places of interest like Poring Hot Spring (for Hot Sulphur Spring Bath and Tree Top Canopy Walk), Desa Cattle Dairy Farm (fresh milk, and yummy ice-cream), etc. Then, have your lunch at own expenses. Lastly, check-in at Kinabalu Pine Resort or similar (twin/triple sharing). Dinner will be served at the resort’s restaurant.
** complimentary day tour on Day 1 applied to tours start at 8am. However, any tour commenced after 8am due to late arrival will results in missing some visiting spots, subject to actual day’s schedule**
Ascent: Timpohon Trail
Wake up at 0600hrs to get yourself prepared, warm-up and do some stretching. Take your breakfast at Restaurant and check-out. After that, you will be transferred to Kinabalu Park HQ. Then, collect your individual packed lunch and meet your mountain guide [Wear your ID Tag at all times]. Unneeded luggage can be store at Sutera Sanctuary Lodge’s reception counter at MYR 12 per luggage at own expenses. Besides that, you may engage porter at Kinabalu Park. However, porter fees are to be paid directly to the porter at MYR 13.00/kg. Finally, you will be transferred 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 start serving from 4.30pm to 7pm, at Laban Rata Restaurant. Enjoy your day!
Wake up at 1.30am and gear up. After that, supper start serving from 2 am to 3.30 am, 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 5.30 am (Climbers who arrive at Sayat- Sayat Check Point after 5.30 am will not be allowed to proceed with summit climb). After that, experience the glorious sunrise over the majestic Mount Kinabalu. In addition, you may take beautiful photos at the summit plateau before descending to Laban Rata for a well-earned breakfast. Check out and trek down to Timpohon Gate.
Upon arriving at Timpohon Gate, take the Park’s shuttle transfer – KOKTAS, from Timpohon Gate to Kinabalu Park’s headquarters. After that, enjoy your late lunch at Panataran Restaurant.
CONGRATULATIONS! You can now collect your Certificate of Achievement from our team. LAstly, transfer back to your hotel at Kota Kinabalu, which takes approximately 2 hours.
If you simply can’t beat the over packing habit or wish to have a comfortable journey, hire a porter. This is to say you’re going to need one. But, this is fully optional depends on the 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|
|Kinabalu Pine Resort||2pm||11pm|
|Laban Rata Resthouse||1pm||10.30am|
Kinabalu Pine Resort is one of the beautiful resort located at Kundasang area. Their wooden cabins are fully built using the exclusive Selangan Batu hardwood. All rooms at here come with WiFi internet access, satellite television channels, intercom facility, en-suite bathroom, and coffee & tea making facilities. All cabins have wide open porches facing Mount Kinabalu.
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 has 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 Mount Kinabalu Budget 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 Mount Kinabalu Budget 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.
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