Reopening of Mount Kinabalu From 5th March 2021 Onwards

LATEST UPDATE: 2 March 2021

Mount Kinabalu will once again reopen for climbing activities from 5th March 2021 onwards!

The announcement made by Sabah Parks TTS (Board of Trustees) on 1st March states climbing activities will be allowed to resume following a new set of strict SOP guidelines set by the Malaysian government.

Key Things To Note:

  1. 100 climb permits will be issued daily by Sabah Parks and are distributed to the various accommodation providers accordingly:
    • Sabah Parks 40 slots
    • Sutera Sanctuary Lodges 40 slots
    • Mountain Torq 20 slots
  2. Climbers are required to take a Covid-19 screening test 3 days before their climb date and show their results during climb registration before 10.00am on the date of climbing - only climbers who show NEGATIVE Covid-19 screening results are allowed to climb.
  3. The Covid-19 screening test (RTK-Antigen or RT-PCR) costs are to be borne by the climber.
  4. Covid-19 vaccinated climbers are exempted from the mandatory Covid-19 screening test.
  5. Climbers of all ages are allowed, provided they have been vaccinated or produce Negative Covid-19 screening results.
  6. All climbers must comply with the Covid-19 SOP and Safety Precaution Guidelines issued by Malaysia's government for their own safety.

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Mount Kinabalu summit climb slots are now available for booking! Don’t miss out on our current promotion starting from just RM680/pax with climb dates available from now until 31 December 2021. With daily slots limited to only 100 permits, make sure to secure your 2021 slot and Book Now!

Yours Sincerely,

Mount Kinabalu Team

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