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3D2N Mount Kinabalu Via Ferrata

This Mount Kinabalu Via Ferrata climbing trail is reaching the peak of Mount Kinabalu follows the standard route but you can spice things up a bit on your descent should you wish and experience the world’s highest Via Ferrata activities. This is the the best way to conquer Mount Kinabalu, whilst enjoying the world’s highest Via Ferrata which makes it a must do for your borneo holiday experience.

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Low’s Peak, the summit of Mount Kinabalu, standing 4,095 meters above the sea level holding an amazing view for the conqueror to enjoy. This Borneo Tour will give you a chance to not only experience the world-class climbing of Mount Kinabalu but also the world’s highest via ferrata run by an experienced crew on the Mountain. This is a bucket list type of Borneo adventure that is a must do for your Borneo Holidays in Sabah Borneo.

Please bring along sun block lotion, personal toiletries, climbing clothing, insect repellent, drinking water bottle, trekking shoes, camera, hat & raincoat.


6:00 am Pick-up from your hotel lobby and depart on to Kinabalu National Park Headquarter for about 2 hours journey. Feel free to stop by at Nabalu Town for a toilet break or grab some local snacks, fruits or handicraft.
9:00 am Upon arrival, check in to your accommodations just outside the park HQ for some rest and relaxation to prepare for your climb tomorrow. Rest of the day is free at own leisure.

7:00 pm Enjoy dinner at the park’s restaurant and overnight at the accommodations.


6:00 am Wake up early for your morning breakfast at the park restaurant. Before ascent, collect your packed lunch at the park headquarters. Our guide/driver will arrange for all necessary registrations, assign you to your mountain guide and apply for your Sabah Parks ID TAG. (Note: Remember to wear your ID TAG at all times.)

7:00 am Proceed to Timpohon Gate as your starting point to Laban Rata. Many climbers may reach the Laban Rata area about 3 – 6 hours from starting up the Timpohon trail.

3:00 pm Meet with your via ferrata trainer at Sayat Sayat Hut @ 3,668m for your Walk the Receive and information and safety briefing about Torq via ferrata experience (must reach here by 3 pm for the briefing). Afterward, relax with some games or catch a nap before dinner.

6:00 pm Buffet dinner at Laban Rata Restaurant and get an early sleep as a preparation for the pre-sunrise climbing start.


1:30 am Wake up for early supper at Laban Rata.

2:30 am Continue on your journey towards the summit of Mount Kinabalu.  

5:40 am Reach Summit Low’s peak  @ 4,095m and catch the beautiful sunrise.

6:00 am Just below the summit meet with your via ferrata guide and begin this amazing activity.

11:00 am Return to Laban Rata for late breakfast. Then, check out from Laban Rata and descend to Timpohon Gate.

3:00 pm Upon arrival at the Timpohon Gate and transfer to the park headquarters to collect your certificate of achievement. Followed by, lunch will be served in Kinabalu Park HQ.

4:00 pm Our driver will pick you up for an overland journey back to Kota Kinabalu and transfer back to your hotel or airport