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Mount Kinabalu, Sabah

#1 of 41 in Nature in Sabah
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. Arrange to visit Mount Kinabalu and other attractions in Sabah using our Sabah trip planner.
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  • The highest mountain in Malaysia (4,095 m) and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mount Kinabalu was successfully climbed for two nights after a long planned climb. While climbing, I was able to meet climbers of all ages. It was very hard, but mount Kinabalu was really beautiful and spectacular as I climbed.
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  • Amazing trip to Mt Kinabalu. Day 1 of the ascend was steps and straight up from the park gate to the Panalaban Base camp. Day 2 begins at 2am from Panalaban Base camp to the summit (4095m), climbing s...  more »
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