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.
2D1N Mount Kinabalu Summit Tour: https://sabahbooking.com/tour-31
3D2N Mt Kinabalu Climbing Package: https://sabahbooking.com/tour-65
2D1N Mount Kinabalu Via Ferrata (Walk The Torq): https://sabahbooking.com/tour-216
3D2N Mount Kinabalu Via Ferrata (Walk The Torq): https://sabahbooking.com/tour-298
3D2N Mount Kinabalu Via Ferrata (Low’s Peak Circuit): https://sabahbooking.com/tour-299
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)
Transportation Overtime Charges: Transportation overtime charges based on arrival to Timpohon Gate after 7pm on the descend day = MYR 80 per van per way.
Insurance coverage for climbers area as follow:
INSURANCE (PER ACCIDENT) :
- DEATH PER ACCIDENT ONLY MYR 50,000.00
- PERMANENT DISABLEMENT AS A RESULT OF AN ACCIDENT MYR 50,000.00
- EXPENSES PER ACCIDENT ONLY MYR 5,000.00
- REPATRIATION OF REMAINS MYR 2,000.00
** Please take note that coverage and claims will be subject to approval of Sabah Parks Management.
* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.
Pick up from hotel lobby and transfer to Kinabalu Park Headquater.
Meet up with co-ordinator at Kinabalu Park Headquater.
Register at Kinabalu Park Headquater.
Please present original IDENTITY CARD / PASSPORT for verification.
Meet the assigned Mountain Guide(s) and Local Pack Lunch will be given.
Transfer to Timpohon Gate from Kinabalu Park Headquater.
Begin the ascent with your personal mountain guide. The climb will take approximately 4 ~ 6 hrs.
Take a rest and enjoy your packed lunch.
Arrive Pendant Hut (unisex shared dormitory).
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.
Dinner at Laban Rata Rest House restaurant (Dinner time: 4:30pm - 7pm).
Free at leisure for the rest of evening.
Wake up and have early morning supper
Commence to the summit by torchlight.
Catch the sunrise on Low’s Peak.
Descent from Low’s Peak to meet Mountain Torq trainer.
Meet Mountain Torq trainer at at the 7.5 km mark for your Low’s Peak Circuit via ferrata experience (Intermediate via ferrata, 4 to 5 hrs, French grade AD). 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.
Return to Pendant Hut for a well earned breakfast
Check out of Pendant Hut and descent to Timpohon Gate with Sabah Park mountain guide.
Reach Timpohon Gate, take the KOKTAS transfer to Kinabalu Park’s HQ, collect certificate and have a late lunch before back to the city.
Min. Participant(s): 1 Persons To Go (child does not counted)
Tour location / Depart from: Kota Kinabalu
Recommend to book: 6 month(s) in advance
To book at least: 90 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).