Differences Between Mount Kinabalu Climb Packages

Here is a quick summary of the main differences between Standard, Budget & Via Ferrata packages

Watch this Video on Different Types of Mount Kinabalu Climb Packages


Package Name

ABK-MK01
2D1N Mount Kinabalu Climb
ABK-MK201
2D1N Mount Kinabalu Climb (Budget)
ABK-MK03
2D1N Mount Kinabalu Climb With Via Ferrata (Walk The Torq)

Package Type

Standard
Budget
Via Ferrrata

Activities

Ascend @4,095m Low's Peak Summit
Ascend @4,095m Low's Peak Summit
Ascend @4,095m Low's Peak Summit and partake in Via Ferrata - Walk the Torq or Low's Peak Circuit from @7.5km Sayat Sayat Hut (starting point)

Shoes

Hiking Boots / Trekking Shoes
Walking Shoes (good grip)
Sneakers / Running Shoes with laces
Adidas Kampung

NO Open Toe Shoes / Slippers / Sandals

Climbing Shoes for Mount Kinabalu
Hiking Boots / Trekking Shoes
Walking Shoes (good grip)
Sneakers / Running Shoes with laces
Adidas Kampung

NO Open Toe Shoes / Slippers / Sandals

Climbing Shoes for Mount Kinabalu
Hiking Boots / Trekking Shoes
Walking Shoes (good grip)
Sneakers / Running Shoes with laces

NO Adidas Kampung / Open Toe Shoes / Slippers / Sandals

Climbing Shoes for  Via Ferrata

Standard Pick Up Time from Kota Kinabalu

06:00hrs to 06:45hrs
06:00hrs to 06:45hrs
06:00hrs to 06:45hrs

Starting Point

ALL climbing packages will start via Timpohon Gate.
Starting Point - Timpohon Gate
Starting Point - Timpohon Gate
ALL climbing packages will start via Timpohon Gate.
Starting Point - Timpohon Gate
Starting Point - Timpohon Gate
ALL climbing packages will start via Timpohon Gate.
Starting Point - Timpohon Gate
Starting Point - Timpohon Gate

Ascent to Panabalan Basecamp

Climbers on all packages will be given packed lunches.
Arrive at Panalaban Basecamp and stay in Laban Rata Resthouse

Stay - Laban Rata Resthouse
Upon arrival at Panabalan Basecamp, dinner is served buffet style from 16:30hrs to 19:30hrs at Laban Rata Restaurant in Laban Rata Resthouse.
Climbers on all packages will be given packed lunches.
Arrive at Panalaban Basecamp and stay in Assorted Huts (Lemaing, Kinotoki, Mokodou)

Stay - Assorted Huts
Upon arrival at Panabalan Basecamp, dinner is served buffet style from 16:30hrs to 19:30hrs at Laban Rata Restaurant in Laban Rata Resthouse.
Climbers on all packages will be given packed lunches.
Arrive at Panalaban Base Camp and stay in Pendant Hut.
Stay - Pendant Hut
Important Note: Climbers must attend a safety briefing between 15.00-16.00hrs. Those arriving after 16:00hrs cut-off time will be declined participation in the Via Ferrata activity and no refund is provided.
Upon arrival at Panabalan Basecamp, dinner is served buffet style from 16:30hrs to 19:30hrs at Laban Rata Restaurant in Laban Rata Resthouse.

Supper Time & Venue (before ascent to Low's Peak)

Laban Rata Restaurant from 02:00hrs to 03:00hrs

Supper - Laban Rata Restaurant
Laban Rata Restaurant from 02:00hrs to 03:00hrs

Supper - Laban Rata Restaurant
Pendant Hut from 02:00hrs to 03:00hrs

Supper - Pendant Hut

Night Climb to Low's Peak

Summit climb to Low's Peak from Laban Rata Resthouse
Summit climb to Low's Peak from Laban Rata Resthouse
Summit climb to Low's Peak from Pendant Hut

Late Breakfast

Laban Rata Restaurant
Laban Rata Restaurant
Pendant Hut

Check Out and Descent to Timpohon Gate

Latest 10:30hrs
Latest 10:30hrs
Latest 12:00hrs

Accommodation

Accommodation - Standard
1 Night Panalaban Base Camp
Accommodation - Budget
1 Night Panalaban Assorted Huts
Accommodation - Pendant Hut
1 Night Pendant Hut

Certificate of Achievement

Mount Kinabalu Climbing Certificate with a Certificate Holder
Certificate Holder
Mount Kinabalu Climbing Certificate
Mount Kinabalu Climbing Certificate with a Certificate Holder
Certificate Holder
Mount Kinabalu Climbing Certificate
Mount Kinabalu Climbing & Via Ferrata Walk the Torq Certificate with a Certificate Holder (upon successful completion)
Mount Kinabalu Climbing Certificate
Certificate - Walk the Torq