Rising to 4,095m Mount Kinabalu is one of the highest peaks between the Himalayas and Irian Jaya (New Guinea).
Protected within the Kinabalu Park of some 753.7 km², its biological diversity has captivated scientists the world over.
The climb itself is very hard but not technical, an element of fitness is a real help
The climb to Laban Rata takes between 4-6 hours.
It’s 99% uphill, unrelenting and the steps are seemingly endless, you’ll be dreaming steps for days!
The secret to climbing is take it slowly, unless you’re competing in the Climbathon its not a race.
The summit ascent starts at 02:30, take a good torch as the ones for rent usually don’t last the climb.
If it’s a clear night take a moment to look a the sky as its simply stunning.
The summit itself is …….. well you have to go and find out, its worth it! The descent takes 5-7 hours.
We offer a private package, so you are not part of a tour group.
Bookings should be made in advance, for more information please visit our Travel Packages Mt Kinabalu section.
To see images of some of the flora and fauna of the area view our Photo Collection pages.
Day trips are also a great way to spend a day in Sabah.