Mount Kinabalu Sabah

Mount Kinabalu

About Mount Kinabalu

Hailed as one of the world’s most prominent peaks and epic hikes, Mount Kinabalu escalates from sea level to 4095.2 metres and permeates mystery, legends, and otherworldly sights along the way. As the focal point of Kinabalu Park, Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site and newly designated Global Geopark, climbers from around the globe flock to Mount Kinabalu to conquer Low’s Peak summit – one of the safest and most conquerable peaks in the world – through distinct climatic zones on this stiff physical activity.

Fondly known as Aki Nabalu by the Kadazan-Dusun natives of Sabah, its name is translated to “the revered place of the dead” which stems from various legends and myths passed down through generations.

Owing to its unprecedented and diverse ecology, the hike from jungles tropics, through oak woodlands, and onwards to the rocky mountaintop make it an advantageous journey through one of nature’s last equatorial paradise.

Who is it for?

Adventurous and stamina consuming, an endeavor up Mount Kinabalu is perfect for those who enjoy life on the edge and are keen to witness a natural preserve of exotic foliage and wildlife. Offering intimidating sights along the summit trail peeking through deep valleys, the disparity in soils of the mountain area plays host to 6,000 plant species, 326 bird species, and more than 100 identified mammalian species play resident, making it Borneo’s treasure trove of biological discoveries.

Since the 2015 earthquake, it is compulsory for all climbers to complete their venture in 2 Days & 1 Night, accompanied by a licensed Mountain Guide.

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