Borneo Trekker
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Location: Miri District of Sarawak, Malaysia
Price: 550.00

Tour Package: BT-S06

Description

  • Day 1 (PL/D)

    Ex-Kuala Lurah

    Pickup at 0700hrs and transfer by vehicle to Medamit jetty, then a long boat trip upriver Mentawai Guard Post gateways to Mulu National Park.( approximately 4 to 5 hrs longboat ride).
    Travelling time may be shorter depending on the current water level. Beautiful sceneries align the river with nature sounds, stone outcrops, dangling vines, flowering trees and sudden flights of rare borneo birds as you whizz past their home and feeding ground.

    Occassionally at certain areas, you may have to help the boat men to push the boat if the water level is shallow. You will visit the Mentawai Ranger Station briefly for a break before continuing journey to Kuala Terikan where the famous Headhunter’s trail begins! All 11.3 km of it!

    A pebbled path with intermittent plank and rope bridges built by the natives cut through the dense tropical rainforest and small rivers. You will reach Camp 5 approximately 4 hours, depending on fitness level! The cool refreshing river at the end soothe your tired muscles!

  • Day 2 (B/PL/D)

    After breakfast, real challenge begin 2.4km climb the Pinnacles view point. (Supper fitness required). Total time should be around 8 hours. Packed lunch at the view point. Return to Camp 5. Rest for the rest of the evening.
  • Day 3 (B/PL/D)

    After breakfast 07.00 am, start trekking 8.8 km Melinau trail to Kuala Litut. Extimated 2.5 hours to cover the trail. From Kuala Litut, longboat ride to Wind and Clear Water caves. Packed lunch will served at Clear Water pavillion. By 1:00 pm, we proceed to Mulu Park Headquarters. Check into National Park Accommodation.

    Afternoon 2:30 pm, walking 3.3km plank walk to the Lang and Deer caves. Witnessing the exodus of bats at dusk.

  • Day 4 (B)

    This morning we check out the park and check in the air port for Miri Tour ends.

 

Tour package inclusive

All transfers, meals as stated, entry permit and fees, pinnacles and camp fees, longboat, meals as stated, and English speaking guide

Tour package exclusive

Items not mentioned, gratuity tips for the guide, insurance and alcoholic drinks.

What to wear & bring

  • Waterproof jacket / raincoat/ poncho
  • Trekking / off road sports shoes/ adidas kampung
  • Leech socks
  • Dry bag to keep any important items dry
  • Sandals – strapped preferably
  • Sunblock
  • Hat
  • Insect repellent
  • Swimwear – good for hiking then straight into the river!
  • Light pullover
  • Long sleeved shirt
  • Trousers
  • Torchlight / headlamp with 2 sets of backup batteries – waterproof and able to take some knocking is best
  • Snacks/Drinks – for in-between meals. There are few snack/drink choices at the park and expect higher rates.

 

Best time to visit

This tour can be run at any time during the year. Pinnacles climb may be cancelled if bad weather.

Getting Here

Limbang is accessible by air daily from Miri, and Kuching airport. From Kuala Lumpur, you can choose to either fly via Malaysia Airlines (MAS) or AirAsia to Miri and hop on a connecting flight from Miri to Limbang. You also come via road from Brunei or Kota Kinabalu. There is now an express bus service from Kota Kinabalu. which takes approximately 5 hours. You can also arrive by boat from Labuan island.

Responsible Tourism practicesThis is a true eco-adventure experience. During dry seasons, guests may be required to help push boat upriver. What an experience! The ecology here is amazing. The pristine jungle scenery on the rivers between Limbang and Mentawai is simply breathtaking. Proceeds of this tour will directly and indirectly benefit the guide and their community.

Terms & Conditions

  • All published rates are quoted in Brunei Dollars (BND) or Singapore Dollars (SGD) based on per person with a minimum of 3 persons.
  • Children below 12 years old are chargeable 25% off from published rates.
  • Travellers are not covered by insurance.
  • Bookings for day trip and overnight tour packages must be made at 2 weeks before tour begins.