Gunung Mulu National Park was founded by the Royal Geographical Society in year 1977-1978. It was then later officially declared as a world heritage by the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The characteristics of the mountainous area are well known for its caves and expeditions that are fitted for all sorts of tough and challenging exploring activities.
Other than that it is also well known for its karst shape mountainous area. It has the largest known natural chamber room called Sarawak Chamber found in in Gua Nasib Bagus. With its 2,300 feet (700m) long and 1,300 feet (396 m) wide and at least 230 feet (70 m) high, the cave alone rumoured to be able to accommodate about 40 Boeing 747s, without overlapping their wings.
What to DO and What to SEE?
Other than its physical features, Gunung Mulu is actually more than what it looks. It is also well known for the homes of mostly endangered wild life species such as different type of Hornbill species, the honey bear known as Helarctos Malayanus which can be found only in places like Thailand and the deep forest of East Asia, Macaca Fascicularis the long tailed monkey and several gibbons.
For tourists who enjoy bird watching a lot, travelling to Mulu National Park will be worth wile. Tourists get to see a total off eight different species types of Hornbills.
Its physical mountainous area is also what makes it tourist can do few things such as mountain climbing and viewing, boating, and forest walking.
In terms of accommodation, as a tourist and if you are looking for something cheap and value for money with unforgettable memories, then the Benarat Inn is what you are looking at.Its amenities consists off single, double, triple and sharing room type.
The staff at Benarat Inn will ensure to give their very best services and welcoming you while making sure your room is clean and comfortable most of the time. During your period of stay, the staff at Benarat Inn will give you a tour around Mulu National Park with helpful tips.
The inn itself is just located across at the Royal Mulu Caves which is across the Melinau River Resort.
Restaurant nearby will be the Sungai Pala Restaurant. They specializes more in local homemade cooking that will be a finger licking good. So good that it will make your tummy full and ready for another round of adventure.
If you’re looking for a back-to-basics sojourn from the city with a great and pleasant environment, having a big compound under the sun and so near to nature, Benarat Inn is highly recommended.
Benarat Inn is full most times and you would need to book early through www.Mulu-Hotels.com
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