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Mount Kinabalu, Sabah

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Explore Mount Kinabalu, a towering mountain and World Heritage Site with a tremendous ecological diversity. As Malaysia's highest point, its summit (Low's Peak) reaches 4,096 m (13,438 ft) above sea level. Provided you're in good condition, you don't need any special equipment for the accessible ascent to the top. Elsewhere on the mountain, several rock climbing sites offer challenges for experienced climbers. The protected mountain and national park that surrounds it support around 6,000 species of plants, 326 species of birds, and more than 100 species of mammals, with star residents including the huge Rafflesia plants as well as the endangered orangutan. For this reason, it remains one of the world's chief sites of interest for scientists, nature-lovers, and conservationists. Plan your visit to Mount Kinabalu and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Ranau trip itinerary planner.
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  • This is a reasonably tough bit of mountain hiking. The ascent profile isn’t friendly, on the first day you go from ~1800m to just over 3000m, well into the range where you will experience the altitude...  more »
  • Our day at Kinabalu Park was spent hiking trails and visiting the Botanical Garden. We visited on a Monday, so it wasn't too crowded, and in fact, we had several trails to ourselves running into no on...  more »
  • I booked the tour through Amazing Borneo. A Great company. This will be for a two day tour which will include all your transport to the mountain and back to the city, your overnight accommodation, all...  more »

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