Mulu National Park, Sarawak

Essential Mulu Showcaves & Pinnacles 4D3N

Price from MYR 1420 per person
Duration 4 days, 3 nights
Discover the show caves of Gunung Mulu National Park and climb the Pinnacles on this 4 days / 3 nights tour of the UNESCO Mulu World Heritage Site

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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Mulu – Deer & Lang Caves

Arrive Mulu airport in the morning and transfer to the park accommodation for check in. In the afternoon enjoy a scenic 3 km plankwalk through primary rainforest to the entrance of Deer Cave. Deer Cave is the world’s largest cave passage. Its scale its awesome and you are in no doubt how huge it is when you arrive at the cave entrance. The entrance of the cave is 150 m wide and 120 m high. Nowhere in this massive cave is the roof less than 90 m high. The cave has a moon-like landscape and from one vantage point, a perfect profile of President Lincoln can be observed. Next to Deer Cave is Langs Cave. The stalactites and stalagmites inside this cave are representative of the very best limestone formations in the park. After viewing the two caves, proceed to the Bat Observatory outside Deer Cave. Most evenings at sundown, a spectacular exodus of about 2 million of bats can be observed as they leave the cave in search of food. Then trek back to the park HQ by torchlight and return to accommodation.

Day 2 Wind & Clearwater Caves – Camp 5 (B/L/D)

In the morning, proceed by longboat upriver to Wind Cave with its impressive ‘King’s Chamber’. Here, stalactites and stalagmites with delicate lace-like patterns are found. A short walk along a plankwalk next to the limestone cliff followed by a climb up approximately 250 concrete steps and you arrive at the entrance to Clearwater Cave. Like most caves in Mulu, Clearwater Cave provides a habitat for unique species of plants.  One of these, the one-leafed plant can only be found at Mulu. Photo-sensitive algae grow on certain rocks and produce needle-like formations that point towards the source of light. Near Clearwater Cave there is a wonderful swimming area shaded by giant rainforest trees. Enjoy a simple picnic or packed lunch. After lunch proceed to Long Litut (1 hr boat ride). Start trekking to Camp 5 (3 hrs) through a mixed dipterocarp and riparian forest. Overnight at Camp 5 which offers basic dormitory accommodation with basic common toilet facilities.

Day 3 Gunung Api / Pinnacles (B/L/D)

Following breakfast, start to scale Gunung Api for the limestone pinnacles. The climb is very challenging and taxing and will take about 4-5 hours. Arrive at the Pinnacles’ viewpoint in time for a packed lunch. Descend back to Camp 5 and overnight.

Day 4 Camp 5 – Mulu Airport (B/L)

Depart Camp 5, and trek to Long Litut. Proceed downstream to Park HQ. After lunch, drop off at the airport for departure flight in the afternoon.

Trip Notes

Includes

1 night at Longhouse Room at park HQ (twin sharing) with breakfast, 2 nights at Camp 5 (dormitory with bedding and mosquito nets provided), tours & transfers (in Mulu), meals as indicated (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner) and guiding on tours with an English-speaking guide. 6% Goods & Service Tax.

Excludes

Air tickets to/from Mulu, optional activities, alcoholic beverages, other items not mentioned.

Minimum

2 adults per order

Single Person

Surcharge will apply, please contact us for more information.

Accommodation

For other accommodation options (e.g. RM 25 per person per night to upgrade to Garden Bungalow at park HQ), please contact us for the latest prices and deals.

Recommended Flights

For getting from Kuching to Mulu. Options are Kuching (KCH) – Miri (MYY) on Malaysia Airlines MH2802 (Dep 0700, Arr 0800) followed by Miri (MYY) – Mulu (MZV) on MASWings MH3630 (Dep 0930, Arr 1000). There is a direct flight on Tuesdays, Fridays & Sundays, Kuching (KCH) – Mulu (MZV) on MASWings MH3752 (Dep 1050, Arr 1225). Options for departing Mulu are Mulu (MZV) – Kuching (KCH) on MASWings MH3753 (Dep 1455, Arr 1630) and Mulu (MZV – Kota Kinabalu (BKI) on MASWings MH3254 (Dep 1455, Arr 1645).

Note

We operate fixed departure Mulu Show Caves & Pinnacles 4D3N small group tours on Fridays. We can arrange private tours on any day. Please email us on [email protected] to arrange a tour on dates not shown in the booking engine.

These tours operate on the principle that you may be in a small group of other people.

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