Morning Pick up from hotel in Kota Kinabalu. Transfer to Poring Hot Spring in 3 hours drive. On the way to Kundasang, pass by small towns and villages until stop by at Nabalu Fruit Market for a break. Upon arrival at the Poring Hot Spring, proceed to the famous Canopy Walkway. The Walkway is 157.8m long and 41m high. You will have to hike for 20 minutes in order for you to reach at its site where you can have a bird’s eye view of the rainforest. Round trip takes about 40 minutes. Lunch served at local restaurant. After a tiring hike, take a refreshing dip of the hot sulphur in indoor or outdoor tubs which have health as well curative properties for skin diseases. Then, depart Poring and transfer Kinabalu National Park to register for the climb in advance. Then, exchange vehicle (KOKTAS) and transfer to Mesilau Nature Resort for check in at Lodge/Room/Hostel. Dinner at Renanthera Restaurant. Overnight at the same Lodge/Room/Hostel.
Check out. Breakfast at Renanthera Restaurant. After collected your packed lunch, together with your mountain guide and proceed to the starting point of Mesilau. Start to ascend the mountain at 1,886m a.s.l (8km/6-8hrs walk). Upon arrival, check in to one of the rest house (heated/non heated dormitory). Dinner served at Laban Rata Restaurant. Overnight at one of the rest house (heated/non heated dormitory).
0230hrs, wake up call and have early breakfast. 0300hrs, start to summit to the highest peak of the mountain, Low’s Peak at 4,095.2m a.s.l (2.72km/2-3hrs walk). After witness the magnificent sunrise and took some photo for remembrance, descend back to the rest house. After breakfast at Laban Rata Restaurant, pack up and descend back to Timpohon Gate. Transfer to headquarter and collect your certificate of achievement. Lunch is served at Balsam Restaurant. After lunch, depart from the park and transfer back to your hotel in Kota Kinabalu.
Transportation, 1 night stay at Mesilau nature resort, 1 night stay at one of the Mountain Hut, Entrance Fees, Insurance, Permit, Certificate and Mountain Guide
Suitable walking shoes / warm clothing / wind breaker / long sleeves shirts / change of clothes / drinking water / high energy food (chocolates, nuts, raisins, glucose) / headache tablets / sun block / lip gloss / deep heat lotion / plasters / insect repellent / mosquito oil / binoculars / camera / water proof bag for camera / torchlight / extra socks / towel / gloves / hat mask / tissue paper / toilet roll.
It is recommended that all climbers should have themselves medically checked before attempting any mountain climb. If you have a history of suffering from the following ailments, it is highly recommend that you should refrain from climbing: Hypertension, Diabetes, Palpitation, Arthritis, Heart disease, severe anemia, Peptic ulcers, Epileptic fits, Obesity (overweight), Chronic asthma, Muscular cramps, Hepatitis (jaundice); or any other disease which may hamper the climber.