Mulu Caves, Pinnacles & Headhunters Trail

Mulu National Park, Sarawak

 

 

5D/4N Ex-Mulu
Tour Code : PA/045/MULU03

 

DAY 01: MULU / DEER & LANGS CAVES
Depart Miri  to Mulu. Arrive Mulu airport, meet your guide and transfer to your choice of accommodation. 1200hrs - Lunch at Sg. Pala Restaurant. After lunch we proceed by van to Park HQ  for a visit to Deer and Lang’s Cave. We trek along the plant walk ( 3 km) through the rainforest. Explore the largest cave passage in the world- DEER CAVE and LANG’S CAVE. Relax at the open air observatory for an opportunity witness the phenomenon exodus of BATS out of the caves, spiraling high overhead and ascend to the sky where they will search for food. We then returned to the Park and transfer to your accommodation. Dinner at Sg Pala Café. Overnight. (Lunch & Dinner)

 

DAY 02 : MULU / WIND & CLEARWATER CAVES /CAMP 5
Breakfast. Take a morning longtail boat ride to visit Batu Bungan Penan Settlement where you are able to purchase the local handicraft made by the Penan tribe Go by boat to the CAVE OF THE WINDS with is tall, slender stalagmites, then on to the source of the CLEARWATER RIVER, see the underground river and visit the dry passage of the LADY’S CAVE. Swim at the Clearwater Spring. After picnic lunch at the Clearwater Pavilion, continue your journey by longtail boat to Kuala Berar or Long Litut. The 8km trek is through beautiful rainforest and along the Litut river to Melinau Camp (Camp 5) where we stay overnight. (Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner)

 

DAY 03 : MULU / CAMP 5 /GUNUNG API / CAMP 5
Early breakfast. Begin the 2.4km steep trek to the Pinnacles viewpoint at 1750 m. Along this trail are many orchids, pitcher plants and tiny Tree Shrews foraging for food. The pinnacles of Mulu National Park are a collection of 45 meter high, limestone needles that cling to the side of Gunung Api (Volcano). The hike to the viewpoint overlooking the pinnacles is a tough and challenging mountain climb. However, trekkers are rewarded with a spectacular view of a silver-grey forest of stone, poking up through the surrounding jungle. Return to Camp 5 for a refreshing swim and another overnight stay. (Breakfast, Lunch &, Dinner)

 

DAY 04 : MULU / CAMP 5 /IBAN LONGHOUSE
0730 hrs, breakfast. Walk through lowland forest. The Headhunters’ Trail to Terikan River, then boat down the Terikan River and Medalam Rivers to Bala Lasong Longhouse. When head-hunting was as its height, a hundred years ago, Kayan war parties from the Baram River made their way through the Mulu area  to attack Murut longhouse and Chinese farmers along the Limbang River Paddling their war canoes up the Melinau River to the Melinau Gorge, they dragged them 3 km overland to the headwaters of the Terikan River, a tributary of the Limbang. The “Kayan Road” – a 4m wide trail with poles laid across it to facilitate dragging the boats has disappeared without trace, but you can still see the canal thy dug around Batu Rikan, where the Terikan river goes through a cave the hill. Overnight at the Iban Longhouse. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

 

DAY 05 : IBAN LONGHOUSE / LIMBANG AIRPORT OR TOWN  
After breakfast at the longhouse, hence by boat to Kuala Mendamit then overland transfer to Limbang Airport for your departure flight. (Breakfast)          

 

RATE PER PERSON (RM) valid till 31 March 2015

 

Triple

Twin

Single

Solo

Benarat Lodge

1235.00

1520.00

2310.00

2380.00

Mulu Marriot Resort

1360.00

1655.00

2595.00

2675.00

* Inclusive :
* 1 night stay at Benarat Lodge
or Mulu Marriot as above rate
* 2 nights stay at Camp 5 (basic camp)
* 1 night stay at Longhouse
* 4B/4L/4D
* Transfer and longboat expedition
* Guided tour and transfer as per itinerary
* Entry and climbing permit

 

* Guest who stay at Mulu Marriot Resort & Spa will having their dinner at Benarat Lodge

 

* Note :
* Rate Per Person
* Solo - solo traveler
* Quad, triple, twin, single is refer to the room configuration at Benarat Lodge
* Minimum 2 adults per departure
* Single traveller will charge at 2 adults rate.
* Excluded air-ticket, tipping, insurance and items not included.
* A certain degree of fitness is required to make this trip
* What to bring : Raincoat, insect repellent, trekking shoes, torchlight, swimming suit,
   sleeping bags, mosquito netting, drinking water.

 

 

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