Climbing Mount Kinabalu, alongside scuba diving and wildlife trips, is one of the most popular trips for visitors to Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia. Mount Kinabalu is one of the highest peaks in South East Asia and a UNESCO World Heritage site designated in 2000 for it's biological significance. Mount Kinabalu is recognised as the highest mountain between the Himalayas and New Guinea. This makes climbing Mount Kinabalu a climbers, trekkers adventure trip of a lifetime!
You will need to book a 2D1N or 3D2N adventure trip to climb Mount Kinabalu. The peak of Mount Kinabalu is reached in 2 days of trekking through 5 different vegetational zones with stunning views over the Crocker Mountain Range and trekking by unique flora and fauna. This makes climbing Mount Kinabalu an unforgettable adventure during a holiday to Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia.
Your first day climbing Mount Kinabalu will take you through the lower levels from the Timophon gate up to a lodge where you will stay the night. The next morning you get up very early to climb and reach the peak of Mount Kinabalu. Once you reach the peak of Mount Kinabalu you will see the dawn breaking over the vast Crocker mountain range - breathtaking! You will then trek back down and return to your hotel by late afternoon.
The views you will enjoy while making the climb to the peak of Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia will be at times majestic and magical – especially as some clouds descend and shroud the mountain in mystery. Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo also has a special place in the local folklore of Sabah, Malaysia – the local people here in Sabah, Borneo believe the souls of their ancestors have gone up the mountain and it holds a special reverence.
More about your trip climbing Mount Kinabalu
You can read the trip itineraries for the range of Mount Kinabalu trips we can arrange for you. The trip itineraries cover the typical itinerary, trip inclusions / exclusions and what to bring with you to get the most from this trip.
Climbing Mount Kinabalu involves an intensive trekking itinerary, so you need to be physically fit for this climbing, trekking adventure. It is also a very popular trip so requires booking well in advance of your trip, holiday to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia.
Book your climb up Mount Kinabalu with Borneo Dream and enjoy a trip to remember!
Borneo Dream also offers the widest range of scuba diving trips and diving courses, plus snorkeling trips, from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Why not discover the beauty of the tropical waters along the west coast of Sabah during your holiday to Kota Kinabalu. Contact the Dream Team for more information.