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Mount Kinabalu, Sabah

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#1 of 42 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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  • What a beautiful landscape of a mountain top. Moonscape. Subhanallah. An amazing experience indeed. Beautiful scenic 6km trek from Timpohon to Panalaban/Laban Rata and an amazing 2.7km hike to the sum...  more »
  • Must do in Kota Kinabalu! Its a very good meditating process climbing up the mountain - there are always ups and downs in life, if you believe you can do it, you can do it! Love that, People are cauti...  more »
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