Mount Kinabalu climb holidays. Tours & holidays in 2016 & 2017

South East Asia's tallest peak stands at 4,101m, dominating the landscape. No particular expertise is needed for Mount Kinabalu climb holidays, though good fitness levels are recommended. Passing through tropical, montane and cloud forest habitats, up to the sub-Alpine vegetation at the peak, hikers depart a mountain hut at 3am to complete the last 8.5km of the journey in time to watch the sun rise from the summit.
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Borneo Mount Kinabalu climb holiday
Adventure holiday to see wildlife and climb Mt Kinabalu, from £2575 (14 days) inc UK flights
Sabah holiday, land beneath the wind
Wildlife & culture in Malaysia, from £1335 - £1555 (12 days) ex flights
Borneo wildlife holiday with Mt. Kinabalu climb
Adventurous Borneo Wildlife & Mt. Kinabalu Climb trek, from £3135 (13 days) inc UK flights
Borneo Safari, volunteer & trek
Borneo Safari, Volunteer and Trek, from £1195 (10 days) ex flights

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Borneo small group adventure holiday
Explore Borneo's spectacular landscapes and wildlife, from £2950 - £3150 (15 days) inc UK flights
Borneo holiday, Mt Kinabalu, orangutans & rainforest
An active exploration of Borneo, from £2739 - £3049 (15 days) inc UK flights
Borneo safari, jungle, mountain & beach
Borneo Wildlife Safari with some Stunning, Pristine Beaches, from £3100 (14 days) ex flights

24 reviews for Mount Kinabalu climb holidays4.5 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Mount Kinabalu climb holidays reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Borneo wildlife holiday with Mt. Kinabalu climb
We all thoroughly enjoyed our experience in Borneo and felt that it exceeded our expectations. (more)Heather Martyn-Fisher
Amazing. We were very fortunate with the wildlife we saw. The itinerary captured everything that we enjoy doing and so for us it was the perfect holiday! (more)Jo Gillett
Fantastic ! Although it did take me 4 days of R&R to recover from the 1st 10 days. Everybody agreed it was unique and a wonderful experience (more)val stapleton
From £3135 including UK flights
Borneo holiday, Mt Kinabalu, orangutans & rainforest
There are two: seeing a grown male orang utan in the wild, and watching the sun rise from the summit of Mount Kinabalu...fantastic, a real once in a lifetime experience (more)Hannah howard
The first week wasn't really a holiday it was just a hard slog. The 2nd week was great though and the guide Manuel was amazing, he made the holiday as fantastic as it was. (more)caroline stone
This was the first time that I had been on a group holiday and I was very impressed with the Guide, the organisation and the structure of activities during the trip. (more)Deborah McWhinney
From £2739 - £3049 including UK flights
Borneo safari, jungle, mountain & beach
Unbelievable, fantastic, amazing etc. EVERY day was perfect. It was our honeymoon and so many little touches and extra effort was made for us. It really was magical. Thank you. (more)Ross Smith
The climb up Mount Kinabalu probably stands out as the best bit. An incredibly tough assent followed by a somewhat painful descent but what a sense of achievement and sat at the summit watching the sunrise having made the climb took away what little breath we had left! (more)Alexandra Glenn
Lots of it was exciting but seeing the Orangutans in the wild has to be the best bit. (more)Phil Pinchen
From £3100 excluding flights
Borneo small group adventure holiday
We did especially enjoy our stay at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge in the Danum Valley though, we had an exceptional local guide there who was enthusiastic, passionate, knowledgeable, friendly, attentive and very thoughtful towards us and what we wanted to see. He made the trip! (more)Marlene Thomson
It was a fantastic holiday. Byron, our guide, made sure that everything ran smoothly. We saw some wonderful wildlife, not just the orangutans but also many birds, pigmy elephants, proboscis monkeys, and many others. (more)Gillian Slater
From £2950 - £3150 including UK flights
Sabah holiday, land beneath the wind
Seeing the baby turtles being released into the sea. (more)Judy Saxon
The most memorable part of the holiday was scrambling to the top of Kinabalu mountain and trying to get a photo taken at the top with over 100 other people. (more)Ron Price
Climbing Mt Kinabalu. Staying in the jungle. Seeing local, unique wildlife were the most memorable parts of the holiday (more)Penny Earle
From £1335 - £1555 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really

Climbing Mt Kinabalu and Borneo Trekking

If you want an adventure holiday in Borneo, climbing Mt Kinabalu will give you a huge sense of achievement – particularly when you make it to the summit in time for an unforgettable sunrise. Mt Kinabalu is the tallest peak in Borneo’s Crocker Range and the mountain and its surroundings are among the most important biological sites in the world, with over 4500 species of plant, 326 species of birds, and 100 mammalian species identified. Trekking up Mt Kinabalu can be fairly tough if you’re not in peak physical condition however, if you are looking for a Borneo trek, it has been called the highest climber-friendly mountain in South East Asia. If you decide to go trekking in

Mt Kinabalu you just need some good mental and physical preparation and you will be well rewarded by the breath-taking variety of ecosystems and views. This Borneo trek will make you understand why the locals consider this mountain sacred. Borneo hiking and Borneo trekking tours are very popular because of the myth legend and romance that surrounds the place. Adventure holidays to Borneo are second to none. What’s more, after hiking in Borneo you can take a well-deserved rest on its white sandy beaches.

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Why not improve your wellbeing, grab some rays and do something a little worthwhile for a change, with a resolution to take yourself off to the mysterious island of Borneo.
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