2D1N Mount Kinabalu Climb Budget
Tour Code ABK-MK201
Package 2D1N Mount Kinabalu Climb (Budget)
Duration 2D1N
Price From MYR 1230 Per Person
Minimum 1 adult(s) per order
Track Route Timpohon > Panalaban > Low's Peak > Timpohon
Departure Time 06:00 - 07:00 hrs
Promotional Package Rates Per Adult (No hidden or extra costs unless otherwise stated)

Tour Highlights:

  • Mount Kinabalu Climb via Timpohon Trail
  • Low’s Peak Summit (Highest Elevation 4095.2M)
  • 1 Night Panalaban Assorted Hut

*We highly recommend you to book our 3D2N climb package to help you acclimatize to a higher altitude. Click HERE to book.

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2023 Climb Package Rates (Per Person)

⚠️ The prices shown for the 2023 climb rates are quoted based on the latest Sabah Park's Fee (permit, insurance, entrance, mountain guide fee) with effect from 1st Jan 2023 which are inclusive in this climb package. For more information, click HERE.

Rates applicable for Climb Dates between
01 Apr - 31 Dec 2023
16 - 29 PAX MYR 1,230 MYR 1,900
7 - 15 PAX MYR 1,280 MYR 1,950
4 - 6 PAX MYR 1,330 MYR 1,990
2 - 3 PAX MYR 1,430 MYR 2,140
1 PAX MYR 1,880 MYR 2,440
30 PAX AND ABOVE For big group discounts, please email info@mountkinabalu.com directly  
  • Due to Sabah Parks regulations, a copy of your Passport (For International Climbers) or MYKAD (For Malaysian Climbers) is required to reserve your climb slots immediately. Upon clicking "Reserve Now", an email with an instruction guide will be sent to you. 
    No Payment is required at this time.
  • All rates displayed are quoted in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR).
  • All rates are inclusive of 0% Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • Climbers below 16 years old are considered Child and will be accompanied by a separate mountain guide.
  • Rates are subjected to Changes & Fluctuations. Go to Live Updates to view latest promo price & availability

Important Notes: This accommodation is very basic. No rooms are available inside the lodge – hence, you are required to sleep in the open common living hall alongside with other climbers and should expect little to no privacy. Also, do note that this lodge does NOT have a restaurant. All climbers are required to walk to Laban Rata Resthouse for meals and drinks. Should you require a better accommodation type, please refer to ABK-MK01.

For this tour package, no name change or postponing of climb dates are allowed. Cancellation of tour will follow our cancellation policy as stated in our terms & conditions.

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Covid-19 Protect:

⭐️ Opt for “Covid-19 Protect” at just RM 150/pax to give you peace of mind for your climb!

  • Allowed to postpone climb if you are tested Covid-19 positive 1-60 days before actual climb.
  • Allowed to postpone climb if any of your group members of same booking is tested Covid-19 positive 1-60 days before actual climb.
  • Do note that climb slots are subject to availability on the requested new climb date. New climb date must be within 1 year of the original climb date.
  • For more details about Covid-affected climbs, please refer to FAQ.


Tour Itinerary

    • Pick-up from your hotel lobby and depart on a 2 hrs journey to Kinabalu Park Headquarter. Collect your packed lunch.
    • (09:00hr) Our guide will arrange for all necessary registrations, assign you a mountain guide and apply for your ID TAG.
    • Remember to wear your ID TAG at all times.
    • You’ll then be transferred to starting point – Timpohon Gate – where your journey and quest to the 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 and check into Panalaban Assorted Hut @ 3230m a.s.l in the late afternoon
    • Buffet Dinner at Laban Rata restaurant and overnight at Panalaban Assorted Hut.
    (Packed Lunch, Buffet Dinner)
    • (02:00hrs) Wake up for early supper and depart for continuation of journey towards the summit of Mount Kinabalu.
    • The journey up to the 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.
    • (07:00hrs) Descend back to Panalaban for late breakfast and check out.
    • Trek down to Timpohon Gate for transfer back to the Kinabalu Park Headquarter (est. arrival 13:00hrs to 15:00hrs).
    • Congratulations, you can now collect your Certificate of Achievement!
    • Buffet Lunch will be served at the Balsam restaurant in Kinabalu Park.
      * Due to the temporary closure of Balsam Restaurant, lunch will be served at Liwagu Restaurant after completing your climb.
    • Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu City. Journey takes approx. 2 hrs.
    (Early Supper, Breakfast, Buffet Lunch)



01 Breakfast, 01 Packed-Lunch, 01 *Lunch, 01 Dinner & 01 Supper

Note on Meals Arrangement:
*Lunch will be converted to packed meal on Day 02 (Mt Kinabalu Descent) for climbers who arrive late and missed the local restaurant's opening hours.
Restaurant Business Hour 07:00hrs - 20:00hrs


Meals as Stated, 01 Night Accommodation, Entrance Fee, Return Hotel Transfer (Seat-In-Coach), Return Transfer (Park HQ – Timpohon Gate – Park HQ), Mountain Guide, Climbing Insurance, Climbing Permit and Certificate, Certificate Holder, English Speaking Support Team.


01 Night Panalaban Assorted Hut (Non-Heated Dormitory Single/Bunk-bed with sharing bathroom & toilet)


Airfares, Optional Tipping & Porter Fee, Alcoholic Drinks, Any Items Not Mentioned


Types of Mount Kinabalu Climbers Certificate:

Things You Should Prepare For Mountain Climb:

  • Waterproof backpack to store your items
  • Trekking or running shoe with good grip
  • Warm clothing/Long sleeves shirt/Hiking pants
  • Jacket/Wind breaker
  • Extra clothing and socks
  • Small towel
  • Hand gloves and winter hat
  • Disposable raincoats
  • Head torch (compulsory)
  • Personal toiletries
  • Refillable water bottle (0.5 – 1 Litre)
  • High energy food such as chocolates, nuts, biscuits, sweets, energy bars
  • Your extra luggage can be stored at Kinabalu Park HQ at a nominal fee of RM12 per piece prior climb.

Things You Wish To Bring:

  • Medication such as headache tablets or altitude sickness tablets
  • Tissue paper / Toilet roll
  • Sunblock lotion, lip gloss, plasters
  • Insect repellent / Mosquito Oil
  • Camera with water proof bag
  • Sandals / Slippers
  • Plastic bags

About Climb Transport Arrangements

  1. Our friendly guide will meet you at your hotel lobby / greet you at the Airport arrival hall with a placard bearing your good name. Should you encounter difficulties in locating our guide, you can call our hotline number/s stated in your itinerary for further assistance.
  2. We do not recommend climbers to catch your flight on the same day you descend the mountain due to possible delay from injuries, tiredness and/or bad weather and traffic conditions.
    1. For 2-Day 1-Night packages, transportation will be arranged for Pick-Up from your Hotel between 06:00hrs - 07:00hrs. Our team will advise your Pick-Up time one (1) day before your departure. Kindly request your hotel for early or packed breakfast on the day of your tour.
    2. For 2-Day 1-Night packages with ferrata, transportation will be arranged for Pick-Up from your Hotel between 06:00hrs - 06:45hrs. Our team will advise your Pick-Up time one (1) day before your departure. Kindly request your hotel for early or packed breakfast on the day of your tour.
  3. For 3-Day 2-Nights packages and beyond, our transport can pick you up from either Airport OR your Hotel. Time is dependent on your arrival flight schedule. Please provide us your flight details.
  4. Add MYR 30 nett per person per way for transport to/from locations outside Kota Kinabalu city (e.g. Beringgis Beach Resort/Langkah Syabas Beach Resort / Papar / Kinarut Area).
  5. All transportations are based on Seat-In-Coach. This is a transfer service in which clients share their vehicle with other clients. This is a door-to-door service with multiple pickups & drop-offs throughout the journey. Do expect some short waiting time.
  6. After descending to Kinabalu Park HQ, climbers are subject to pre-determined pickup time set by Amazing Borneo Tours with the last transport returning to Kota Kinabalu city latest by 1930hrs. We will ensure your possible wait of not more than 2 hours at Park HQ. However, if you missed the last transport (which is unlikely) or wish to depart at your own preferred timing, we can arrange a vehicle for private transfer for you (Subject to availability). Please understand that the surcharge for any private transfer will have to be borne by you.
  7. Private Transfer Surcharge:- MYR 450/vehicle/way
  8. Our group rates are quoted without deviation, which means we provide only one return transfers for your group. If your group requires more than one return transfers, additional transfer charges may apply.

Important Note:

  1. Climbers who reach Timpohon Gate after 16:30 Hrs will be imposed a fee of MYR15.00 per hour per guide and need to pay directly to mountain guide on the spot.
  2. Do take note that your Passport or MYKAD will be required for verification during registration at the Kinabalu Park office. Please bring it along with you.
  3. 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.

Friendly Note From Sabah Parks:
It is recommended that all climbers should have themselves medically checked before attempting any mountain climb. If you have a history of suffering from the following ailments, it is highly recommend that you should refrain from climbing: Hypertension, Diabetes, Palpitation, Arthritis, Heart disease, severe anemia, Peptic ulcers, Epileptic fits, Obesity (overweight), Chronic asthma, Muscular cramps, Hepatitis (jaundice); or any other disease which may hamper the climber.

Children below 15 years old must fill in the indemnity form upon registration at Park Headquarters.

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