Tour Code: OV-AJ4
Minimum Travellers: 2 Pax
Tour duration: 2 Days
Keen mountaineers who are looking for a challenge and new adventure look no further, Mount Trusmadi located southeast of Kota Kinabalu City, it is the second highest mountain in Borneo after Mount Kinabalu. Trusmadi is especially for those who are physically fit, as it is much more tougher than Mount Kinabalu.
Mount Trusmadi is located in Tambunan district. The journey roughly will takes you one and a half hour drive from KK city center to reach Tambunan town and from there on another one a half hour to the starting point (Taman Kitingan) for climbing. This forest reserve covers an area of 184,527 hectares bordering four districts – Ranau up north, Tambunan on the west, Keningau down south, and Sook in the east.
With a recorded 2642m, the mountain claims a second spot highest mountain in Malaysia. Many has claimed this Mt Trusmadi climb is even tougher than Mt Kinabalu. Please expect to get really mud dirty during the rainy season. Climbers can expect spectacular scenery with a very wide range of plants such as orchids and nepenthes. Mosses are all over the places – on the tree branches, barks, rocks etc.
0600hrs – Depart for Crocker Range substation
0730hrs – Arrival and registration at the Sabah Parks registration counter
0800hrs – Hiking starts
1200hrs – Take a break and having a box lunch
1600hrs – Expected arrival at the Mahua Waterfall substation
1700hrs – Departs back to your hotel