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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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  • Yes, the views are spectacular (both from "base camp" and the top). It is a great experience. But I was shocked at how the whole thing is pretty much entirely stairs. Makes it REALLY hard on your legs...  more »
  • Ok, I'm 51, and made it, reached the summit around 5.10 am. It pays to be a little fit ;) Was a little worried before the climb as I only had a couple of months of hill training (only one hill which i...  more »
  • Beautiful views once you get to the top (even though our morning was very cloudy & you couldn't see the sunrise) but be prepared to work for it.....especially if it's raining (which it was for my asce...  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.