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2D1N Mount Kinabalu Via Ferrata (Walk The Torq)

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  • Most challenging tour in Sabah
  • Ferrata Route

Included

Return land transfer, English speaking coordinator, mountain guide, climbing permit, climbing insurance, 1 night accommodation (Unisex Shared Dormitory), Ferrata WTT activity, certificate, breakfast * 1, lunch * 2, dinner * 1, supper * 1..

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Price List

Number of Adult
Rate /pax (MYR)
1
2,500
2 ~ 4
2,170
5 ~ 9
2,030
10 ~ 30
1,980
Child
2,170

VIA FERRATA  (or “iron road” in Italian) is a protected mountain path comprising a series of rungs, rails and cables embracing the rock face, which designed for anyone who is able to scale Mount Kinabalu and wishes to take the experience to even greater heights! It allows access to scenic sections of the mountains that are typically available only to experienced rock climbers and mountaineers. With a proper system of routes, devices and an experienced trainer to guide you, Via Ferrata climbing allows anyone to experience the exciting challenges of this sport under the safest of conditions. Feel the natural surroundings, the exhilaration, and sense of personal achievement when you complete the circuit. 

 

Price Table

  Via Ferrata (Walk The Torq) Via Ferrata (Low’s Peak Circuit)
  person Malaysian International Malaysian International
1 2,350 2,500 2,580 2,730
2 ~ 4 2,020 2,170 2,250 2,380
5 ~ 10 1,880 2,030 2,110 2,260
11 ~ 30 1,830 1,980 2,060 2,210
Price valid till March 2020
Open booking period Today till 1 day before climbing
Accommodation Pendant Hut (Unisex Shared Dormitory)

 

 

Other Options?

2D1N Mount Kinabalu Summit Tour:  https://sabahbooking.com/tour-31

3D2N Mt Kinabalu Climbing Package: https://sabahbooking.com/tour-65

 

  • A porter would normally carry up to 10kg at MYR13-MYR16 per kg. Simply ask for porter service on climbing day upon registration.
  • You may leave the luggage at Kinabalu Park, there will be a charge at MYR 12 per bag per night.
  • No age limit for kid to join, however, it is recommended at least 10 years old.
  • Children 16 years old & below will required a personal Mountain Guide @ RM 230 nett guide. Maximum 1 guide for 2 children.

 

Recent Update

Drinking Water / Hot Water: Balsam Cafe & Laban Rata Restaurant are no longer provide hot water/drinking water for climbers. Mineral water is available for purchase at the grocery counter – MYR 7 for 500ml / MYR 14 for 1.5 liters. Coffee & Tea will only be provided during breakfast and supper.

Mountain Guide Overtime Charges: Mountain Guide overtime charges based on arrival to Timpohon Gate on the descend day = MYR 15 per guide for every extra hour start from 4pm (count as a group)


Itinerary

* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.

  • 06:30

    Pick up from hotel lobby and transfer to Kinabalu Park Headquater.

  • 08:30

    Meet up with co-ordinator at Kinabalu Park Headquater.

  • 08:40

    Register at Kinabalu Park Headquater.

  • Please present original IDENTITY CARD / PASSPORT for verification.

  • 08:50

    Meet the assigned Mountain Guide(s) and Local Pack Lunch will be given.

  • 09:00

    Transfer to Timpohon Gate from Kinabalu Park Headquater.

  • 09:30

    Begin the ascent with your personal mountain guide. The climb will take approximately 4 ~ 6 hrs.

  • 12:00

    Take a rest and enjoy your packed lunch.

  • 15:00

    Arrive Pendant Hut (unisex shared dormitory).

  • 15:30

    Attend the mandatory via ferrata safety briefing and training session in Pendant Hut and meet your Mountain Torq Trainer.

  • Compulsory – There will be NO repeat briefing and NO Via Ferrata on the next day if miss the mandatory briefing.

  • 18:00

    Dinner at Laban Rata Rest House restaurant (Dinner time: 4:30pm - 7pm).

  • 20:00

    Free at leisure for the rest of evening.

N/A
Breakfast

Packed Lunch
Lunch

Laban Rata Restaurant
Dinner

Warm Remind

  • Non-refundable and non-transferable to other dates once the booking confirmed.
  • SPECIAL NOTE: 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 aliment, it is highly recommended 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.
  • Things to wear & bring : suitable walking shoes and sandals, warm clothing, windbreaker/raincoat, change of clothes, hiking socks, hiking pole, lip gloss, lotion, insect repellent, drinking water and high energy food (chocolates, raisins, nuts, glucose), instant food: noodle, biscuit, buns, fruits & canned food(In case you miss the specified meals times), first aid kit, basic toiletries, binoculars, mobile phone, whistle, water proof bag, sleep bag, camera and torchlight.
  • 01:30

    Wake up and have early morning supper

  • 02:30

    Commence to the summit by torchlight.

  • 05:40

    Catch the sunrise on Low’s Peak.

  • 06:00

    Descent from Low’s Peak to meet Mountain Torq trainer.

  • 07:15

    Meet Mountain Torq trainer at Sayat Sayat Hut @ 3,668m for Walk the Torq via ferrata experience (introductory via ferrata, French grade PD). All climbers must arrive at the Via Ferrata starting point before 7.15am, climber who miss the cut-off time will not be allowed on the Via Ferrata.

  • 09:30

    Return to Pendant Hut for a well earned breakfast

  • 11:00

    Check out of Pendant Hut and descent to Timpohon Gate with Sabah Park mountain guide.

  • 17:00

    Reach Timpohon Gate, take the KOKTAS transfer to Kinabalu Park’s HQ, collect certificate and have a late lunch before back to the city.

  • 17:30

    Transfer back to hotel at Kota Kinabalu.

  • 19:30

    Estimate time of arrival.

breakfast
Breakfast

Local Restaurant
Lunch

N/A
Dinner

Warm Remind

  • Free shuttle bus transfer (KOKTAS) from Timpohon Gate to Kinabalu Park HQ.

Pickup Time & Transport Fee

The pickup time is for reference only, actual time may be vary depends on number of visitors, distance, season, weather and road conditions, should be within 15 minutes. Transport fee quoted is per person.

Zone Hotel Pickup Time Fee (MYR)
A Kota Kinabalu city North (Gaya Centre, Hyatt, Gaya street area...) 6:30 am Free
B Kota Kinabalu city Center (Cititel, Marina Court, Horizon, ...) 6:30 am Free
C Kota Kinabalu city South (Sutera Harbour, KK Time Square, ...) 6:30 am Free
D Airport area (Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, ...) 6:30 am Free
E 1Borneo area (Tune, GrandBorneo, Novotel, Courtyard, ...) 6:30 am Free
F Outskirt area (Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Nexus Karambunai, ...) 6:30 am 30
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How to Pay

Pay on travelling day

No advance payment is required, simply pay cash in Ringgit-Malaysia to tour guide. However, you still need pay in full for any cancellation made 1 day prior to tour date.

Pay Online

Accep Visa and MasterCard credit card, Malaysian bank transfer, Paypal, FPX, Alipay. 2.3% surcharge apply.

Bank Transfer

Please request bank staff to calculate equivalent amount in USD before Telegraphic Transfer (T/T) to Malaysia. It takes 3 days to reach us. No 2.3% surcharge but you have to bear both side banks charges. The balances will be paid to either side as the case may be.

Additional information

Min. Participant(s)1 Persons To Go (child does not counted)

Tour location / Depart fromKota Kinabalu

Recommend to book6 month(s) in advance

To book at least90 day(s) in advance

Cancellation & Refund Policy:  Non-refundable and non-transferable to other dates.

Tour Type: Sit-In-Coach basis (SIC). This tour is not private tour, you will share the trip with other guests come from different countries. Please notify us upon booking if you are looking for private tour, surcharge might be applied.

Insurance: Tourist transportation insurance included. Please contact your insurance agency for personal travel insurance.

Pickup Service:  Pickup service will be provided from the hotel/hostel/lodge that you are staying. Please wait at lobby while the tour guide will find you when he/she arrive. Dropoff service will be provided after travelling, please notify us upon booking if your dropoff location is differ from pickup location.

Specialities: You may decide the joining date, no compulsory tips (If you are happy and satisfied with the journey and the tour guide service, it's always a nice way to express your appreciation with tipping, OR words of thanks is good enough).

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