3D2N add-on trip to climbMount Kinabalu
This 3D2N climb of Mount Kinabalu can be added on to other safaris you're doing with us in Borneo. This trip includes overnighting in the Laban Rata hut on the mountain, start and end at Kinabalu park gate with a room at a local lodge on the first night at the base.
Day 1 - Transfer from KK and arrive Kinabalu park, twin/double private room in Sutera lodge. Dinner and evening walk to see fireflies and pitcher plants.
Day 2 - Check into Park early after breakfast, meet the Sabah Park guide and start the ascent. Overnight in Laban Rata hut with buffet meal, packed lunch and all bedding provided.
Day 3 - Summit Mt Kinabalu and descend back to park gate, arriving afternoon.
The cost is £345.00 per person which includes accommodation and meals at the Sutera lodge and Laban Rata, transfers to and from KK. Single person supplement is £125.00.
Not included are the direct payments made to Sabah Park by each climber for the permit, the Sabah park guide, insurance and an internal transfer from the gate to the start of the climb which is currently £120.00 for two people. The park guide is a set figure for a group of up to five, so the more people the less this figure will be.
A porter is an additional £30.00 for the ascent and descent, and a colour certificate at the end is £2.50.
This trip can be added onto the beginning or end of any of our popular Borneo trips or as a component in a bespoke package:
Mount Kinabalu is the youngest mountain in the world and it rises out of the planets oldest rainforest! At 4,095 metres (13,435 ft) Mount Kinabalu is the highest peak in Borneo, and the highest point between the Himalayas and the snow-capped mountains of New Guinea. Lacking foothills, it appears to shoot straight up into the sky, its jagged granite peaks floating above the clouds. The mountain is "u" shaped, with bare rock plateaux at about 3,900 metres like two arms with the infamous Low’s Gully between which is over one kilometre deep in places. Few mountains can beat Mount Kinabalu for stark simplicity. It is set near the equator, rising straight out of the tropical rain forest, a continuous, clean, black, bare rock mass, to the summit. Because of its breath-taking isolation Kinabalu has its own climate, a constant flux of cloud and wind, rain and cold, and the warmth from the forests below.