Standard 2D/1N – Cheap & Chearful “No Frills”!

Our 2 days 1 night Mt Kinabalu Cheap & Cheerful – No Frills package is for budget & backpacker travellers ! This mountain climbing package offers ease of travel & travel arrangement and the basic necessities that you need to have a rest, before a very early start to continue your climb with renewed energy to reach the Low’s Peak summit in time to watch the sunrise over the Crocker Range!

Note: As of 1st December 2015 the government authority are only issuing climbing permits for this package to Malaysian IC Holders.

No meals are included in this package, however basic facilities (kettle, cutlery) are provided in the dormitory, so you are advised to arrange your own meals (dry food & cup noodles work well). In addition Laban Rata Restaurant is only 2 minutes walk from your Basic Hut dormitory accommodation, if you would like any hot meals you can order from their menu and pay on the spot.

Via Ferrata activities can be added to this package so if you are feeling adventurous let us know at the time of booking !

Our 2D1N Mt Kinabalu No Frills Package includes the following:

  • Return transfers from KK City and Kinabalu National Park HQ,
  • 1 Night stay at a Basic Hut located at the Laban Rata Plateau. Bed sheets & Duvet is provided.
  • Private Kinabalu National Park Mountain Guide,
  • Koktas transfers between Kinabalu Park HQ and Timpohon Gate (starting point of the climb),
  • Kinabalu Park entrance fee,
  • Climbing Permit, Insurance & Certificate

Not included: Meals are paid directly at the Laban Rata Restaurant. Order according to choice – either ala-carte or full meals.
Bath towels are not provided.

Optional: (rental)
Sleeping bag
Bath towel
*Note: Standard checkout time is 1030hrs, and there is a late fee charge for every hour.

General Climbing Mt. Kinabalu Package Itinerary

Day 1 – 07:30
Pick-up from hotel & transfer to Kinabalu Park HQ
Day 1 – 09:30
Arrive, register for the mountain climb before transfer to Timpohon Gate ( Starting / ending point).
Day 1 – 10:00
Climb begins
Day 1 – Approx. 5-6 hours journey
(Bring your own lunch.)
Day 1 – 16:30
Arrive Laban Rata (3272.7M), Check in to accommodation, free at leisure. Dinner is not provided.
Day 2 – 02:30
Depart from your accommodation for Low’s Peak (4095 m).
Day 2 – 05:30
Aim to reach the summit in time for sunrise. Descend to Laban Rata.
Day 2 – 09:00
Continue descent to Timpohon Gate.
Day 2 – 12:00
Meet and transfer transfer back to Kota Kinabalu from 3pm onwards. Unless you have paid for a private transfer you may have to wait for other climbers.

Times are approximate and will depend on your pace and progress.

Our Low Rates have No Hidden Extras & we have many Promotions !

Please CONTACT US and tell us your preferred dates, its also useful to know a range of dates if your trip is flexible. We have many promotions and can tailor many options to suit your interest so please CONTACT US for a tailored quotation. Groups packages are available.

To answer the many questions you might have about climbing Mt Kinabalu for example. How hard is the Mt Kinabalu Climb ? What should i bring ? What is the temperature on Mt Kinabalu, pls refer to our dedicated pages below.

The Summit Climb to Lows Peak, Mt Kinabalu.

Accommodation at the Laban Rata Plateau.

Climbing Preparation, Packing List  & FAQ

Contact Us to Book !

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Please be advised 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, Chronic Asthma, Muscular cramps, Hepatitis (jaundice); or any other disease which may hamper the climb.

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