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Mountain climb

Very picturesque ascend. Very natural. The guides were really fit and they can help the climbers carry their belongings with very cheap rate considering the difficulty of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Ridwan H

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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very picturesque ascend. Very natural. The guides were really fit and they can help the climbers carry their belongings with very cheap rate considering the difficulty of the climb. Around 10myr per kg. Please adhere to the instructions of the Guides. Dont forget your camera. And please ask a local for the 1myr bill as one of the peaks is... More 

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Rawang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I started from Timpohon gate and I solemnly declare that I underestimated the trail and had overestimated myself. They marked the trail every 0.5km and after the 1st km I was struggling. After the 1.5km mark, you will climb a torturous series of stairs and leave you gasping for air when you reach 2km. By then, you will consider turning... More 

Thank kingsguard
Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stay at basecamp near mount.kinabalu, and start to climb at 10 AM, took arround 5-7 to reach labanrata, place with nice food, to summit ussually start at 2 PM, reach 3-4 hours later and enjoy sunrise at top of kinabalu.

Thank Jackson_Riawan
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there in September , 2014. The guide was super awesome and accommodation was ok with awesome food! However, it was a bit crowded. We did the Via Ferrata and it was a pretty awesome experience which I recommend. You don't really have to be that fit to get to the top. I was pretty unfit and a smoker I... More 

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Parin ShahLondon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Early taxi pick up from Kota Kinabalu (0530) after some bargaining night before 120 Ringgit - then a race to the national park arriving early. Were told by the park that registration is only open 0700-0900. Turned out we were the only day climbers that day - others opt to stay overnight. At registration we were told a couple of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As many things in Borneo, this place cannot be done independently anymore. The government has brought a new regulations since the earthquake, extremely increasing the price to enter mount kinabalu park. A new 100 RM permit fee + 7 RM for insurance per person + a mandatory guide for 150 RM per day, on top of the 15 RM entrance... More 

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Alor Setar, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

visited this mountain march 2015. its a challenging hike and its definitely a worth while hike number 1 thing to do in sabah

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We tended to walk the trails and along the roadside early in the morning and late in the day. We saw most of the endemic birds and had great mountain views albeit some trials are still closed after the earthquake. Best birds for us were Whitehead's Broadbill and Trogon and the Bornean Fruithunter

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I went to Mt Kinabalu on the day tour, so I just visited the visitor centre. In the visitor centre, they demonstrated the history of Mt Kinabalu and some dioramas were interesting. But only hanging around the area, I felt so refreshed by mystic plants and fog. I'd like to climb up to the top of the mountain next time!

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Browsing through my album, I saw my Kinabalu trip album. And thinking of doing a review. The trail is currently close due to maintenance after recent earthquake. 1. Book your trip in advance. The package will include 3d2n stay in Sutera Harbour lodges. You can choose either to stay in A. Kinabalu Park (1st night) and Laban Rata (2nd night)... More 

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