3 Days 2 Night Via Ferrata

For those who want to experience Mt Kinabalu and have a busy acclimatization day

DAY 1    

08.00 am

  • Arrive at Kinabalu Park HQ. (It takes about 1hr 45 min from Kota Kinabalu to the Park HQ)
  • Pre-check in at Mountain Torq’s Kinabalu Park office for verification with photo ID.
  • Head over to Sabah Parks’ Operation Counter for registration and payment. Meet your appointed Sabah Parks’ mountain guide

08.30 am

  • Start hiking up Mt Kinabalu from Timpohon Gate @ 1,866m

03.00 pm

  • Arrive at Pendant Hut @ 3,289m and settle in

03.30 pm

  • Get acquainted with Mountain Torq’s via ferrata trainers and attend the mandatory via ferrata safety briefing

06.00 pm

  • Dinner at Laban Rata’s restaurant

08.00 pm

  • Lights out


01.30 am

  • Wake up and have your early morning supper at Pendant Hut

02.30 am

  • Start hiking up to the summit with your Sabah Parks’ mountain guide

05.40 am

  • Catch the sunrise on Low’s Peak

06.00 am

  • Descend from Low’s Peak to meet your Mountain Torq’s Trainer

06.30 am

  • Meet your via ferrata trainer at the agreed meeting point for your chosen via ferrata experience

11.00 am

  • Return to Pendant Hut to wash up

12.00 am

  • Head to Laban Rata for a well earned lunch


  • Recuperate from the 11+ hrs day, have a well-deserved nap or just sit in the sun (weather permitting) and have a cup of the famous Sabah tea at the base of Pendant Hut while watching the therapeutic mountain scenery. If you’re up for more fun, you can do some bouldering, bird watching or have a challenge of board games with us.

06.00 pm

  • Dinner at Laban Rata’s restaurant

DAY 3                      (Back up day for another summit attempt if Day 2 was not successful)

07.00 am

  • Wake up, pack up and have breakfast

08.30 am

  • Check out of Pendant Hut & descend to Timpohon Gate with your Sabah Parks’ mountain guide

01.00 pm

  • Arrive at Timpohon Gate. You may drop by at Mountain Torq’s Kinabalu Park office to collect your well deserved certificates and purchase some souvenirs to bring home.