Walk to Mulu
- Walk to Mulu
Walk to Mulu ( 5 days 4 nights )
Day 1- Arriving at Limbang and over night. Please note that you can arrive at Limbang by plane from Miri or Kota Kinabalu. Check in accommodation.
Day 2- After breakfast, we leave by 4WD truck, double cabin (4 pax) to long house for an hour and half. From there, we embark a long boat, 15 hp outboard engine to Kuala Terikan, we pass through rapids of Limbang river, Medalam river and Terikan river. Reaching there takes 3 to 4 hours depending on water level, sometimes when the water level is low, you have to lighten the boat by getting out of the boat. On the way, we stop at Mentawai Ranger Station for picnic lunch. We then trek the famous Headhunter's trail. This trail is flat and 12 km long. You will pass through many bridges and wooden plank walk. We expect to reach camp 5 at 3 to 4 p.m. Camp 5 is the base camp for the pinnacle climb but you dont have to climb the pinnacle in order to sleep at camp 5, you can do other activities too, like swim at the Melinau river. We are actually trekking from Terikan river to Melinau river. Dinner served and over night. Please note that mat is provided at Camp 5, you have to bring your own pillow and blanket. Mosquitoes net is optional, you can rent it or dont use it as in my experience, i see no mosquitoes chasing you at trail or at night. Though there are a few leeches at trail. We sleep early for to morrow.
Day 3- This morning at 6 am, we have breakfast, and at 6:30 am, we leave for pinnacle climb. Pinnacle is 1.2 km above sea level, it is the view point of Mount Api. Mount Api means volcanic mountain, The distance to reach the view point is 2.4 km. The first 900 m is stiff and from 900m to 1800m is also stiff. From 2000m to 2400m is 16 ladders and one rope climbing. Take a rest at the view point for 30 minutes then descend to the base camp. Please be always careful when climbing down. We have seen people got hurt while climbing down. We also provide helmets for your safety upon request. Your safety s our concern, we do advise you but the final decision is yours. Lunch and dinner are provided.
Day 4- Breakfast at 6:30 am, we leave at 7 am to Kuala Litut. The walking distance is 9 km, we will pass through 2 bridges. The last point is the river where we can see the boat waiting for us. We embark the boat down the rapids of Melinau river to Wind and Clear Water River cave. Picnic lunch at the jungle hut by the river mouth of Clear Water River cave. Continue our boat ride to your accommodation. Register with park office and at 2:30 pm, we walk to Deer and Lang caves. The walking distance is 3.5 km. Discover the web of life of the cave ecosystem, like bats flying out of the cave at dusk. Return to accommodation. Dinner is on your own.
Day 5- Breakfast is included. Tour ends.