TOUR NO. 19A
Mulu Caves / Pinnacles / Head Hunter Trail (05 days 04 nights fullboard)
Day 01 - Meet on arrival at Mulu Airstrip and transfer to the Park’s guesthouse. After lunch, depart for a 3km plank walk through peat swamp forest to visit Lang Cave and proceed to the Deer Cave. Explore the cave passage, its inhabitants and view the “Garden of Eden”. In the late afternoon, witness the flight of thousand of bats on their feeding forays and return to the guesthouse for dinner and overnight stay. (L,D)
Day 02 - After breakfast, depart by motorized longboat going upriver against the many rapids, poling in the crystal clear water of the Melinau river visit Wind Cave, Clearwater Cave with picnic-lunch at Clearwater Spring. Proceed by longboat further up the river negotiating more rapids, tricky bends on the crystal clear water underneath the cool thick over-hanging jungle foliage for about 2 hours to reach Long Lutut. Then trek through the jungle for about 2 hours to reach Camp 5, located at the foot hill of Gunung Api, dinner and overnight stay at the Park Hut. (B,L,D)
Day 03 - After breakfast, comes a physically strenuous climb for about 4 hours to the “view point” of Gunung Api to catch the spectacular sight of the magnificent limestone Pinnacles soaring to as high as 50 meters or more about the tree tops with box-lunch before descending to Camp 5, dinner and overnight stay at the Park Hut. (B,L,D)
Day 04 - After breakfast, trekking along the Head Hunter's Trail (used by the Kayan tribe over a century ago) for about 4 hours through the forest before arrival at Terikan River for lunch. Proceed by boat to Bala Longhouse, welcome by the longhouse dwellers, dinner, social gathering with the natives and overnight at the longhouse. (B,L,D)
Day 05 - After breakfast, depart by boat for about 1 hour to Nanga Medamit, then by bus for about 1 hour to Limbang Town for lunch and transfer to the airport for flight departure. (B,L)
NOTE:- Bring along good trekking shoes, thongs, raincoat, swim suit, sweater, torch light, insect repellent, waterproof gloves, sleeping bag, water bottles and high energy giving food.