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Mount Kinabalu, Sabah

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Mountain Nature / Park
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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  • Beautiful from so many angles. Waiting to get a glimpse of the peak as it is so often shrouded in cloud  more »
  • We booked our trek through Amazing Borneo Tours and were lucky to have one guide, Joseph, for two people. Jospeh made our trip really memorable, he was friendly, knowledgable and kept us informed thro...  more »
  • We got lucky with amazing weather which is one thing to consider. The hiking is hard and constant but if you have good fitness you can do it in a good time. The hostel is really great, comfortable bed...  more »