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Mount Kinabalu

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing trip to Mt Kinabalu. Day 1 of the ascend was steps and straight up from the park gate to the Panalaban Base camp. Day 2 begins at 2am from Panalaban Base camp to the summit (4095m), climbing steps, and on all fours through the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It took me 21 hours (2 days 1 night) to be at 4,062.6m above sea level, Malaysia First Heritage Site. 6km to the Laban Rata Resthouse and 2.5km to the summit. Back and fro make it 17km. Some part are absolutely steep that I can...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Karen L
Reviewed May 14, 2019

Do not book your climb through Mountain Trails Tour and Travel Sdn Bhd. I booked the hike for my group of 7 climbers six months in advance, with deposit paid. 2 weeks before my hike, this tour operator informed (lied) me that the park was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
5  Thank orchidgolfer
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

Climbing Mount Kinabalu is the best moment in my life. It is like a dream come true for me. First & foremost, to climb Mount Kinabalu you must register with Sabah Park at least 6 month from your climbing date. So,my advise is don't buy...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Adie_24
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

One of the first things i was interested in borneo was a hike on mount kinabalu. A host told me there is a limit of allowed visitors and i have to book month befor. On tripadvisor i found a perfect offer to do this very...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

Mount Kinabalu was my first climb and I now know it won't be my last. The mountain pushes your physical and mental endurance but the stunning reward is totally worth it!

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank emmawE729DH
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Need this long time break n close to the nature. Bird insects plant wild animals u name it. Oh and fresh air

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

I did my first climb to the summit on 2008 and now again on April 2019. Mesilau Trail on the first and Timpohon now. Both equally good. The hike to laban rata took me 4.5 hours and it was challenging especially the final 2km after...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Hendrik61
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Booked through Borneo Calling - very responsive rep Mr Jackz Lee. Assigned mountain guides were professional n experience....encourage my fellow team mates along the way 👍 We trained for almost half a year...still is a tough climb, but we gain a lot from it 💪🏽

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank HY84-85
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

We visited Mount Kinabalu on day tour. We had a great guide who showed us many different plants while doing a short trail in the park. We saw the smallest orchid in Borneo (second smallest in the world). Because we were on a tour we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KSDREW
June 12, 2019|
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Response from saket70 | Reviewed this property |
All the slots are bought by tour operators in advance from the park authorities and then they are free to mark up. If there is a no show then it comes back to the park which then allocates it to the walk in at govt rates... More
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ultraviolet2000
February 6, 2019|
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Hi paying in advance is standard. The whole mountain is government run national park. Not to say that the company is a government company but they are not fly by night. I did a different climb but met these guys and they... More
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December 3, 2018|
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