Mt.Kinabalu

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Overview

If you’re done scaling the highest peaks in the Philippines then Mt. Kinabalu is your logical next climb. At 4,095 MASL, Mt. Kinabalu is the officially listed highest mountain is Southeast Asia and is arguably the most popular in the region. This mountain offers a diverse array of eco-systems starting with the pine forests were one passes by waterfalls and were encounters with birds, insects and squirrels are not uncommon. The mountain also has a mossy forest with its stunted vegetation. Lastly, it’s most famous attraction, is its rock dominated summit. Marvel at the different rock formations as you brave the cold and the freezing water that runs through parts of its trails.

This climb is also ideal for those who will be trying out High Altitude Climbing for the first time. The 2 day hike has its challenges and allows one to test out the body’s response to high altitude without being too extreme. The hike has strategic rest stops and home for the night will be a cozy hostel with delicious and overflowing meals.

Aside from hiking enjoy the rich culture in the area. Mt. Kinabalu is located on the island of Sabah and is home to different cultures and nationalities. Enjoy the different flavors the place has to offer whether you choose to dine in a market, a fancy restaurant or simply eat your way through the streets.  

Package Rate: USD 775 or PHP 39,800
*For payment in USD please contact guido@trailadventours.com 


Inclusions

Transportation to and from Kinabalu HQ
One night accommodation at Mt. Kinabalu Park                                                   
One night accommodation at Laban Rata                                                   
One night accommodation at Kota Kinabalu                                             
All hike meals stated in the itinerary                                                                             
All climbing permits                                                                                         
Adventure Guide/Coordinator                                                                                 
Local Guide                                                                                                       
Climbing Certificate                                                                                                   
Trail Adventours ID and shirt

Exclusions

Roundtrip ticket Manila-Kota Kinabalu
Personal expenses

Suggested Flights

Air Asia (Manila to Kota Kinabalu): November 2 that leaves Manila at 04:25pm and arriving at 06:35pm
Air Asia (Kota Kinabalu to Manila): November 25 that leaves Kota Kinabalu at 07:00pm and arriving at 09:00pm in Manila 

  • Day 1

  • 06:35 PM Day 1 (November 22): Meet up with team. Suggested flights: Air Asia (Manila to Kota Kinabalu): November 22 that leaves Manila at 04:25pm and arriving at 06:35pm

  • 07:00 PM Depart to lodging place in Kota Kinabalu City. Check in.

  • Day 2

  • 03:00 AM Day 2(Nov 23) Depart for Mt.Kinabalu Park.

  • 07:00 AM Arrival at Mt.Kinabalu Park. Head to Timpohon gate. Start trek.

  • 03:00 PM ETA Laban Rata. Check in. Rest.

  • 05:00 PM Dinner. Early lights out for the summit assault.

  • Day 3

  • 01:30 AM Day 3 (Nov 24): Light breakfast. Prepare for summit assault.

  • 02:30 AM Start trek.

  • 05:30 AM ETA Summit! descend.

  • 10:00 AM ETA Laban Rata. Breakfast. Pack up. Continue descent.

  • 04:30 PM ETA Timphon Gate. Head to Kinabalu Park Headquarters. Travel to Poring hot springs.

  • 06:30 PM ETA Poring Hot Springs. Check in. Wash up. Rest.

  • 07:30 PM Dinner. Celebration!

  • Day 4

  • Suggested fight: Air Asia (Kota Kinabalu to Manila): November 25 that leaves Kota Kinabalu at 07:00pm and arriving at 09:00pm in Manila

  • 06:00 AM Day 4 (Nov 25): Relax and prepare to get back to the Kinabalu City.

  • 11:00 AM Depart to Kinabalu City. Free time.

  • 04:30 PM Depart to the airport for the flight back to Manila.

  • Clothes Good enough for the trip
  • Jacket. Extra layers.
  • Sun, Rain and cold protection (Sun Block, raincoat, gloves etc..)
  • Head Light
  • Toiletries
  • Personal Medicines
  • Slippers/Sandals
  • Snacks/ Trail food
  • Trekking pole
  • Extra plastic

*A more detailed "Things to bring" will be discussed during our preparation climb meeting.

As of the moment, we only offer this trip as a scheduled trip. Please check the "SCHEDULES" link for details. 

Package Rate: USD 730 or PHP 39,500
*For payment in USD please contact coby@trailadventours.com 

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