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Mount Kinabalu

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88300, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I approached this trek with some trepidation as a 62 year old "walking" fit person. I read the warnings carefully, but like everyone else I felt they were cautiously pessimistic to the worst case. My idea of camping is staying in a motel, so the...More

Thank joeo749
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The climb reviews are pretty brutal. My experience of Mount Kinabalu is limited to the breathtaking views from Nabalu, the last township before reaching the mountain. The place offers a peek at the (sometimes elusive) mountain peak - majestic and beautiful! There's a market area...More

Thank Anna May V
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Mount Kinabalu climb - I had booked through amazing Borneo travels. They charged 1190/person in 2017. Exercise for 2 hours 1 hr in morning and 1 hr in evening for 1 month prior to your climb and make your body fit. It is a bit...More

1  Thank Mornings6
Reviewed 25 September 2018

My first views of Mount Kinabalu were at the lookout at Nabulu, towering over other mountains and the villages on or near it`s slopes. Viewing Mount Kinabalu unfortunately is very much influenced by the weather, that can change very quickly. Some research into best times/months...More

1  Thank daf57
Reviewed 18 September 2018

experienced hiker - been up kili, kalar patar, inca trail, atlas mountains etc Kota Kinabalu is the PITS... REALLY BAD Its a dull, boring, massive stair climb. There is ONE viewpoint on the way up.. just stairs in a corridor of trees. The lodge that...More

10  Thank Cruiser816755
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Mt Kinabalu your beauty never fail us..its was last August when with my colleague and her Kinabalu Pink Ribbon group from the aged of 42 - 62 years old . and they are all breast cancer survivor. We start around 9am and we reach Lemaing...More

1  Thank SabahTourism
Reviewed 30 August 2018

It's too expensive. We were not aloud to climb to the top beacuse the weater was too heavy. No refund at all.

Thank AndreasSkot
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It costs on average at least RM1500-RM2000 to climb Mount Kinabalu on a per person basis. The cost, about RM500 is absorbed by the park services via permits, guide fees, insurance and bus transfer fees to/from the entrance to climb the mountain and back. The...More

2  Thank Diving-Addiction00
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The hike will take 2days. We started around 9:00am on the first day. We walked up around 8km to the dormitory. We reached the dorm around 2:30pm. The second day, we started at 3:30am and reached the peak before the sunrise and the view from...More

Thank Tanners2521
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I walked up on 18th & 19th August 2018 with my husband and two teenage boys aged 14 and 16. Because one son was under 15 we needed two guides which did make it a bit more expensive. My husband is super fit and does...More

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3 December 2018|
Response from Diving-Addiction00 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need a head lamp for the summit climb early in the morning. It is unsafe to do so without one.
18 August 2018|
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River Junkie. Ask for Roger as a guide
16 June 2018|
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Response from SusanEspergaerde | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dan No, they don’t recommend to take a flight on the same day you complete the climb. At least a day’s rest. The hike is so beautiful. Enjoy your climb👍😎🇩🇰
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