“REMARK: Complimentary day tour on Day 1 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||1490||1940|
|Twin Sharing Room
|PORING HOT SPRING|
|Kelicap Twin Share||30||60|
|Jungle Lodge (2pax)||130||150|
|River Lodge (4pax)||100||120|
|Palm Villa (6pax)||130||150|
|LABAN RATA RESTHOUSE|
|Laban Rata Private Room||280||280|
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
Federal Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia has imposed a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX) effective from September 2017. Foreign tourists are required to pay a flat rate of MYR 10 per room per night regardless of hotel star level. The tax will be collected from every check in guest directly at the resort which is not included in the package.
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.
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.
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)
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
New Lunch Menu in Balsam Cafe, Kinabalu Park
Effective 1 February 2019, please be informed that there will no longer be serving buffet lunch at Balsam Café in Kinabalu Park. New lunch concept will be introduce, which is Semi Buffet Lunch. The appetizers, soup and desserts will remain buffet style. However, for the main dish, climbers can choose from six (6) types of main dishes.
Complimentary Day Tour
Pick up at 0800hrs from your hotel lobby in Kota Kinabalu city or airport. Take approximately 1hour 30minutes drive to Pekan Nabalu, which located at 73KM away from KK town, where you can get various local products, fruits, home grown vegetables and handicraft souvenirs. Continue your journey to Kinabalu Park for pre-climb registration. [Passports/Original Identification are required for verification during registration]. Do expect some short waiting time, as there might be a long queue for registration. After registration, proceed to place 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. Lunch at own expenses. Check in Kinabalu Park / Poring Hot Spring.
** complimentary day tour on Day 1 applied to tours start at 8am. 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 and breakfast at Balsam Restaurant, Kinabalu Park / Rainforest Restaurant, Poring. Arrived at park HQ. 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. You may engage porter at Kinabalu Park. Porter fees are paid directly to the porter at MYR 13.00/kg. Transfer to Timpohon Gate together with your mountain guide. Start your adventure of 6KM trekking to Panalaban.
Arrived and overnight at Laban Rata Resthouse (unisex shared dormitory). Dinner start serving from 4.30pm to 7pm, 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 (start serving from 12pm to 4.30pm) at Balsam Cafe. Lunch will be converted to packed lunch for climbers who arrived late at the park.
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||Balsam Cafe ParkHQ||Rainforest Restaurant||Laban Rata Restaurant|
|Accommodation||Check In||Check Out|
|Poring Hot Spring||2pm||12pm|
|Laban Rata Resthouse||1pm||10.30am|
Accommodations on the mountain are humbly decorated and only supply the basic facilities to climbers. Hence, do not expect for hotel conditions. All mountain huts are quite similar; most of the rooms are non-heated dormitory bunk bed style 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. If you don’t have a bed to stay, you are not allowed to climb! The carrying capacity on the mountain is very limited.
There are few mountain huts available on Mount Kinabalu which has to book months in advance as it can be full especially during peak seasons. Therefore, you have to pre-book the accommodation! Laban Rata Resthouse is the only mountain hut that comes with private room and dormitory room. Pendant Hut is exclusively for Via Ferrata’s climbers.
Mountain huts offer either 4, 6 or 8 unisex mixed dormitory to climbers. Besides, there are THREE PRIVATE ROOM in Laban Rata which are sold as a room where ROOM 1 and ROOM 2 are with twin sharing basis, while ROOM 3 offer dormitory bunk beds which can accommodate 6 climbers.
|Types of Room||No. of (Unit/Bed)||No. of Pax/Room||Facilities|
|Private Room 1||1 Unit (Twin Sharing)||2 Pax/Room||Attached Bathroom, Heated Shower, Room Heater, Located at Restaurant Area|
|Private Room 2||1 Unit (Twin Sharing)||2 Pax/Room||Attached Bathroom, Heated Shower, Room Heater, Located at Restaurant Area|
|Private Room 3||1 Unit (Dormitory Bunk Beds)||6 Pax/Room||Attached Bathroom, Heated Shower, Room Heater, Located at Restaurant Area|
|Non-Heated Unisex Shared Dormitory||60 Beds (Dormitory Bunk Beds)||1 Person per Bed||Common Bathroom, Located at Restaurant Area|
Laban Rata Rest House (3272 meters above sea level) is the biggest mountain hut among the others, and also where the restaurant located at. There are four types of room available here, which is Private Room 1, Private Room 2, Private Room 3 and non-heated dormitory rooms. All rooms are located at the restaurant area. Laban Rata’s private rooms are all equipped with en-suite bathroom, heated shower and room heater. Dormitory bunk bed rooms come with common bathrooms and toilets. Pillows and blankets are provided.