Tour Code: OV-AJ5
Minimum Travelers: 2 Pax
Single Traveler: Additional RM250
Tour duration: 3 Days
Physical Level: Strenuous
Mount Trusmadi is a great alternative to Mount Kinabalu. The climb is even tougher and more challenging than Mount Kinabalu. Imagine a hike surrounded with pristine jungle and nature, cool mountain air and away from the crowds, that feels like you have a private camp all to yourself. Mount Trusmadi is strenuous, so do expect to get really mud dirty during the rainy season.
Where is Mount Trusmadi
Mount Trusmadi is located at the Crocker Range, and this trip will take you to the base of Sinua Village, where the journey roughly will takes about four hours drive from Kota Kinabalu city center to reach Keningau, Sinua village. This forest reserve covers an area of 184,527 hectares bordering four districts, which are Ranau up north, Tambunan on the west, Keningau down south, and Sook in the east.
Get picked up by our from your hotel at 12:00 PM and head for Keningau towards Sinua Village located at the base of Mount Trusmadi. Expected time arrival at Sinua Camp 1 around 4 pm, settle in your camp and rest for the evening. Basic amenities are provided with hammocks, for those looking for new adventure.
Accommodation Hammocks & Tents
Following breakfast, embark on for a 4 to 5 hours of trekking covering about 8 km slowly trek up towards Camp 2, passing by beautiful forest that with rich biodiversity of plants and vegetation. Enjoy lunch upon arriving Camp 2, Later opt for some short walks around the campsite for possible bird watching or if you are lucky some curious frogs and insects lurking around.
Accommodation Camping out
Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Wakes up at 1.30 am to head for the summit of Trusmadi. The summit trail is steeper, and your head torch would come in handy, as along the summit route there are ropes to pull on to for the steep and slippery trail. You will be covering a distance of 4 km. Notice the changes of forest vegetation with 1,000 meters elevation gain, from the lowland vegetation the surrounding now are tropical moist forest. Beautiful pitcher plants such as the Nepenthes Lowii and Nepenthes Villosa can be seen along the trail. From Trusmadi summit enjoy a breathtaking view of the Mount Kinabalu and the city view below, if weather permits!
Soon make your way back to Camp 2. Enjoying unique plants along the way, and descend back to Sinua Village, Camp 1 and get transferred back to Kota Kinabalu.
Accommodation Camping out
Meals Breakfast & Lunch
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