Day 1: Begin of Tour Kota Kinabalu (Sabah) - Trus Madi Camp (L/D)
Pick up in the morning at your hotel in Kota Kinabalu for private transfer to Tambuan. The drive to the small town in the Crocker Range will take approximately one hour. Have an early lunch or collect your packed lunch at a local restaurant. The group of climbers will take a 4WD to the Forestry Gate. After registering and a short briefing by the rangers start the trek to Taman Kitingan. It will take 30 minutes to reach the starting point an another 3 hours to reach the rest house. The trail cuts trough heavy foliaged rain forest. Mount Trus Madi consists of five different types of vegetation—lowland mixed dipterocarps, hill mixed dipterocarp forest, lower montane forest, upper montane forest, and summit scrub. The forest's rich vegetation acts as a habitat for birds, wild animals, as well as a number of exotic flora. You will arrive at the rest house in the late afternoon. Dinner at the rest house.
Day 2: Trus Madi Camp - End of Tour Kota Kinabalu (Sabah) (B/L)
Wake up call for early supper (01:30 AM) and start of the trek to the summit of Nuluhon Trusmadi Tambuan. You will reach the summit around 05:30 AM. Stay for sunrise and have a break before you return to the rest house for lunch. The descent from the summit will take 3 hours. Return to the Forestry Gate after lunch. The transfer to Tambunan by 4WD will take 1 hour. Collect your certificate of achievement before you return to Kota Kinabalu.
Hotels, Rates & Information
Hotels for this Tour(Changing the hotels according to your wishes is no problem!)
|Trus Madi Camp
|Trus Madi Camp
|Rate per person
Based on individual private tour, min. 2 travellers in double/twin room
Changing or adapting this tour to match your personal needs, interests and wishes is, as always, possible. Please contact us! Group rates (closed groups only, min. 4 Pax) on request.
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Information, Services, Remarks
Kota Kinabalu (Sabah) / Kota Kinabalu (Sabah)
- Hotel/Airport Transfers:
Transfers are inclusive from and to above mentioned airports and hotels of the immediate area.
- Services (included):
Private Transfer from/to Kota Kinabalu
Air-conditioned car with driver
English speaking guide
Accomodation: rest house (bunk bed)
Transfers, Entrance fees as per itinerary
Climbing certificate & climbing insurance
services of a mountain guide
Meal Plan as stated:
1x Breakfast 2x Lunch/Lunchbox 1x Dinner
- Not included
Additional services (marked 'optional' above)
Programme not mentioned above
- Best Season(s):
February - September
- Important Remarks:
Min. 2 Persons. Single traveller rates on request.
- Medium difficulty (3/5): Certain physical demands and often lack of comfort. Participants should be in good health and with at least average physical condition.
- The daily limit of climbers at Trus Madi is 30 pax. The climb is only possible as part of a group (no private tours).
Please pay attention to the Travel Information provided.
When travelling islamic countries there can be interference during the month of Ramadan, other high holidays and fridays.
Volcanism: The Sunda Islands and the Sunda Archipelago are of volcanic orgin and show high volcanic activity. Accrodingly it may be possible that tours, routings and activities (especially those involving or near volcanoes) need to be altered in case of high activity or order by the government.
This tour is not soutable for people with reduced mobility. If you are unsure if you meet the requirements please contact us! We will try to find a solution for your individual needs.
During the dry season severe haze caused by wood fires in Borneo and Sumatra can possibly affect this region. Please keep yourself updated using the ASEAN Regional Haze Situation Center.