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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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  • It's not for people who are typically sedentary. It's a lot (lot!) more difficult that we thought it'd be (and what is advertised/said) -- and we had trained by stair-climbing months before that. Havi...  more »
  • It's just unimaginable that a marvelous sight of Mt.Kinabalu appeared in front of us as captured by our team-mate early in the morning , and such a spectacular view can be described idiomatically in C...  more »
  • I have just climbed Mount Kinabalu with Borneo Trails. Actually it was my very first time to climb any kinds of mountain in my life. It made me so nervous and so inquisitive about every single details...  more »
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  • At Lapan Rata can enjoy view for the sea of clouds, enjoy the sunset, enjoy the milky way...
  • Mt. Kinabalu, It was tough - but we made it =) One of the top 5 highlights of my life for sure. Thanks to our guide Joe!
  • some part are a little steep and rugged. a little cold in early morning. around 2~10℃. it depends on the season. good view from the top.
  • Wonderful Peak View and Interesting Hiking Route To be Complete In 2 Days
  • Too expensive for this view, but not bad.