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Address: Kuching, Malaysia
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A mountain named after a princess.

There are few excess to treck on the mountain. Along the route you can find unqie flora and fauna. There are few tiny waterfalls that can be found too. There are few stories bout... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jackoism
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Jakarta, Indonesia

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are few excess to treck on the mountain. Along the route you can find unqie flora and fauna. There are few tiny waterfalls that can be found too. There are few stories bout the mountain.. google!!

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Thank Jackoism
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really wanted to climb Mt. Santubong. My girlfriend.... not so much. I convinced her to come nonetheless. We are both fit people and it was tough, but very satisfying. It took us 3,5 hours to climb the mountain and descend. Try it, but bring water and snacks!

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Thank Jeroen010
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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A challenge for the trained ones. We were 7 well trained guys in our early twenties who went up mount Santubong . It was worth it when we reached the top but it was a hard way both up and down. Take on some good shoes and comfortable sportswear and accept the challenge. Remember to bring some food and 2-4... More 

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Thank Lasse B
United Kingdom
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203 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 348 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

that's all we did was see it from a distance. But I always get a thrill from mountains which were once my thing. Unfortunately, those days are well & truly over for me. Respect for those that manage it though!

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Thank DeuceWooo
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We dont actually went near to the Mount Santubong. The mountain is viewable from the sarawak cultural village.

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Thank haslinarusdi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Bring a lot of water and snacks. No suitable for children. Some area is very steeper and need using your whole body to climb. Suggest bring a grove, it can protect your hand when climbing.

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Thank Lam L
Kuching
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Gunung Santubong (gunung is the local word for "mountain") has a very old and interesting history. There are many folklores that feature this mountain as their central theme, with even a Princess thrown in! The mountain itself is directly reachable by car, about 30 minutes drive from Kuching City. You need to register yourself at the office at the foothill.... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Need to arrange with the local guide to assist you to reach the Mount Santubong summit. The track are of a mixture of primary and secondary forest. Certain part could be demanding in term of steepness. But not too demanding for the climb.

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1 Thank CityFolks777
Kuching, Malaysia
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Be prepared - this is no stroll in the park. Appropriate footwear is needed even on the first bit. There are great treks to do but they are not easy.

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Kotte, Sri Lanka
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Up to the half way mark the climb is quite easy but thereafter the trek becomes very steep and challenging and has a lot of ropes ladders which requires you to use your whole body to climb. Although the trek might be challenging the view at the summit is truly amazing and one of a kind. There is a small... More 

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