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Mount Kinabalu

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Address: 88300, Malaysia
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Day tour from KK

Did a day tour with Borneo Eco Tours who I would absolutely recommend as the company is brilliant to deal with. Stopped at a market on the way up to Mt Kinabalu which had lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Grant B
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Did a day tour with Borneo Eco Tours who I would absolutely recommend as the company is brilliant to deal with. Stopped at a market on the way up to Mt Kinabalu which had lots of beautiful fruit and vegetables and a bit of touristy souvenirs. Then continued to Mt Kinabalu park where we went on a guided walk through... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our challenge after diving Komodo. An exhaustive first day climb and up at 0200 to hit the peak before sunrise. My friend and I were the first at the peak, the temperature plummeted as we rose higher, so take some warm clothes and a torch. We hid in the rocks to hide the cold. The sunrise was spectacular.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I came to Borneo with my boyfriend during our trip to South East Asia. We had everything arranged by Borneo Trails before hand and it made our trip stress-free throughout. We stayed in Kota Kinabalu for a night and then hopped in the van to the dense rainforest with the stunning mountain. We stayed overnight in Rock Twin share before... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The climb was tough but amazing. Start early from Kinabalu Park, we were on the trail by 08.00 am. You can hire a porter at the start to carry an extra bag for you if needed. It costs MR 13 per kg and they weigh your bag at the start. We just had some warm clothes for the next morning... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last year I took part in Expedition Mt Kinabalu to raise awareness for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. What a great climb for a great cause. I checked with organizer and Sabahan Catherine Jayasuriya and she is doing the climb again Aug 5-7 and she has spaces. Otherwise the mountain is booked out. Sign up!

2 Thank wordfromdownunder
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I climbed Mt Kinabalu with my mum and we both agreed that it's not an easy mission but definitely doable and definitely worth it! You do have to be match fit but not the terminator to complete this trek. Reaching the summit was one of the most memorable moments and biggest achievements of my life. The track is very well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful mountain and suitable for young children to visit . Sunrise were so beautiful . Definitely will come back again .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mount Kinabalu can be climbed on a two days/one night trek. The trek is great and, if lucky, the views could be amazing at sunrise from up there. Worth getting in touch with Sutera directly at their offices at Wisma Sabah, Kota Kinabalu; sometimes possible to save money and avoid paying the online published prices.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The climb up Mount Kinabalu can either be considered easy or tough, depending on how much you love climbing stairs but the stairs here vary: it can be 'natural' stairs which are stepped ground/soil, wooden stairs, or rock face. It takes on average 6 hours to get to the Laban Rata/Pendant Hut base camp from the start point. Walk in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hiked up Mount Kinabalu on 15th June and felt so sick right after I reached Kinabalu park. It was wise decision of me to book entire tour with local tour agency (Borneo Trails) for this time since all I needed to do after climb was hop into their van and rest. It's not advisable to rush and tire up... More 

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