2D1N Mount Climbing (Laban Rata Dormitory)
2D1N Mount Climbing (Laban Rata Dormitory)

from RM1,510.00 per pax

2D1N Mount Climbing (Laban Rata Dormitory)

Overview of Tour

Mount Kinabalu is the tallest mountain in Malaysia. The summit, Low’s Peak, sits at 4095.2 meters (13,435 feet) above sea level. The mountain is located in the state of Sabah, East Malaysia on the island of Borneo. Among the mountains in Malaysia, it is the most prominent. And it is one of the highest mountains in Southeast Asia, also the 20th tallest mountain in the world by topographic prominence and is one of the highest peaks in the world that is easily trekked by most people.


Tour Highlights

  • Kota Kinabalu - Capital of Sabah
  • Mount Kinabalu - Tallest Mountain in Malaysia
  • Kinabalu National Park - Malaysia's 1st UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Experience the glorious sunrise over the majestic Mount Kinabalu @ 4,095m



Pick up from your hotel at Kota Kinabalu and depart on 2 hours journey to Kinabalu Park Headquarter. Collect your packed lunch.


Guide will arrange for all necessary registration and apply for your ID TAG. Remember to wear your ID TAG all times.

You will be transfer to starting point – Timpohon Gate (where your journey and quest to summit of Borneo’s highest mountain begins!

The climb will take approximately 4 -5 hours.

The trek will pass by different vegetation zones from Oak and Chestnut to mossy and eventually to alpine type of vegetations.

Arrive Panalaban Base Camp @ 3272m and check into Laban Rata Rest House (Dorm). Dinner at Laban Rata Restaurant and overnight.


Wake up for early supper and depart for continuation of journey towards the summit of Mount Kinabalu.

The journey up to Low’s peak @ 4,095m will test your fitness and determination. Depending on speed of trekking, you might be able to experience the glorious sunrise over the majestic Mt Kinabalu if weather permits.


Descend back to Panalaban Base Camp for late breakfast and check out.

Trek down to Timpohon Gate for transfer back to the Kinabalu Park Headquarter (est. arrival 1300hrs to 1500hrs)

Congratulations, you can now collect your Certificate of Achievement!

Lunch will be served at the Balsam Restaurant in Kinabalu Park.

Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu City. Journey takes approx. 2 hours

Package Details



  • Return land transfer from hotel in town (seat-in-coach)
  • Transport from starting point to Timpohon Gate



Mountain Guide


Entrance Fee



  • Personal Expenses and Any items not mentioned

Outskirt Hotels Pick-up & Drop off Policy

  • Additional charges of MYR 30 per pax are chargeable for outskirt hotels pick-ups.
  • Outskirt charges will be imposed on traveller that request to be picked up at hotels outside of Kota Kinabalu city area & 1Borneo Shopping mall area.

Suggested Things To Bring

Raincoat or waterproof jacket

Warm clothing like fleece jacket, hiking pants

Change of clothes (you may not want to sleep in what you sweat in!)

Cap / beanie / head scarf (helps prevent heat loss, especially at night and in the early morning)


A small / lightweight towel

Personal toiletries

Refillable water bottle

Torchlight (preferably a head torch)


Comfortable covered trail/hiking shoes

Energy snacks e.g. chocolate, nuts, biscuits, sweets, energy bars

Sun protection - Sunglass, sun screen lotion, SPF lip balm (beware of the strong UV rays)

A small backpack to hold your things

A rain-cover for your backpack


* Technical safety equipment will be provided for your activities.

Important Things To Note

  • Climbers who reach Timpohon Gate after 16:30 Hrs will be imposed a fee of MYR 15 per hour per guide and need to pay directly to mountain guide on the spot.
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.
  • Do take note that your MyKad (for Malaysian) / Passport (for Non-Malaysian) will be required for verification during registration at the Kinabalu Park office. Please bring it along with you.
  • Laban Rata Resthouse does NOT provide boiled water for drinking/refill to climbers. Coffee & Tea will only be provided complimentary during Breakfast & Supper.   However, mineral water, coffee, tea, and other hot drinks and Soft Drinks are still available for purchase at the Grocery Counter (Laban Rata Resthouse).
  • Pendant Hut provides filtered hot water for drinking/refill to climbers.
  • Check-out time for Laban Rata Resthouse is 10:00 Hrs.  Should you check out later than 10:30 Hrs, a Late Check Out Fee of MYR100/hour applies, to be paid directly on the spot.
  • Effective as of 1st September 2017, the Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia will be implementing a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX). Foreign tourists will be required to pay a flat rate of MYR 10 per room per night regardless of accommodation star level. The TTx is to be paid upon check-in. Malaysians or permanent residents residing in Malaysia are exempted from TTx and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in for the exemption.

from RM1,510.00 per pax

Tour Code: 2D1N-MC(LBRTD)
Description: 2D1N Mount Climbing (Laban Rata Dormitory)
Region: Kota Kinabalu & Kinabalu Park
Duration: 2 Days 1 Night
Minimum: 1 Pax
Availability: Daily
Pick Up Point: Your Hotel in Kota Kinabalu City
Pick Up Time: 6:00AM - 6:15AM
Drop Off Point: Your Hotel in Kota Kinabalu City
Drop Off Time: 6:00PM - 7:00PM

* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.