{Hiking Series} Mount Kinabalu (4,095m): Highest mountain in Malaysia - June!

Mount Kinabalu, Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia

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Mount Kinabalu: {Hiking Series} Mount Kinabalu (4,095m): ...

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Hi all! As we failed to get the slots in March, my aim this time is to confirm the trip 3 months in advance to get the slots. We are aiming for 13-16th June, so I would need the confirmation as soon as possible!

Mount Kinabalu is an extremely popular climb but it is very regulated. Kinabalu to me has always been too expensive. There are limited permits per day and the permits need to be booked in advance while the 2D1N climb can only be booked 1 month in advance.

Most of the people book the "via Ferrata" option in order to guarantee the slots. There are 2 "Via Ferrata" options, WTT (Walk the Torque) and Low's Peak Circuit (LPC). WTT is the shorter one while LPC is the higher and longer one.

I am looking at a short trip focusing on summiting Mount Kinabalu "via Ferrata" (WTT), but if you are faster and have more money, you can consider upgrading to a LPC.

Do note that there is a cut-off point for the briefing for Ferrata (so it means we have to be fit/faster) of 4pm. Also, in the case of bad weather and the Ferrata option is called off, we won't get a refund. The minimum age for WTT is 10 years old and for LPC is 16 years old.

I am looking at a group size of 8 pax and above. Once I gather 8 pax, I will book the flights and the slots. The aim is to book 3 months in advance! If interested, please do RSVP ASAP!

I will set up a WhatsApp group and organize a pre-trip briefing session/trainings!
Do Whatsapp: +65 87792642 if you have any questions.

Leave required: 1.5 Days or 2 Days
Total Duration: 4 days
Proposed Dates: 13 June (Thursday) - 16 June (Sunday)

Flight timings: Air Asia
13 June: 17:35 Singapore - 20:05 Kota Kinabalu (KK)
16 June: 14:45 Kota Kinabalu - 17:00 Singapore or the morning flight
Flight cost: ~190 SGD

Trek Duration: 2D1N
Brief Itinerary :
Day 1 (21 March): SG - KK, sleep in hotel.
Day 2 (22 March): Trek to Pendant Hut, have dinner and sleep for the night
Day 3 (23 March): Early morning trek to Summit for sunrise, come down for WTT/LPC. Descend to KK.
Day 4 (24 March): KK - Singapore

If you wish to extend the trip by staying longer in Kinabalu or in a different accommodation, go ahead!


Price Includes:
All Land Transportation
Mountain Guide (1 Guide to 5 pax)
Accommodation at Pendant Hut (Unisex Shared Dormitory)
Meals during the trek (5 meals)
Via Ferrata Activity
All Entrance Fees + Permits for Kinabalu National Park
Kinabalu National Park Climbing Insurance
Accommodation in Kinabalu 2 nights (Twin-Sharing)

Price Excludes:
Flights and Airport Tax
Personal Porter
Personal Travel Insurance
Meals in Kota Kinabalu
Other Personal Expenses
Driver/Guide/Porter Tips

Email: info@littlemonsterstravel.com
Whatsapp: +65 87792642
Website: http://www.littlemonsterstravel.com
This trip is organized by Little Monsters Travel Pte Ltd.
TA Number: 03117