Benarat Lodge, Mulu – 2016 New look!

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Check out the new look at our Benarat Lodge!   New Double Aircond rooms:     ..and enjoy an unforgettable dining experience at Sg Pala Restaurant! Enjoy your meals while gazing at the green mountain & blue sky   Be Sociable, Share!

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Salt Trail Crocker Range Trekking for 4 days and 3 nights

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Crocker Range, a forest covered mountain range which separates the east coast and west coast of Sabah.  Mount Kinabalu is the highest peak of this range, and it is widely known for avid climbers who would like to challenge themselves by conquering this mountain. Salt trail trekking, on the other hand, are less popular compared to Mount Kinabalu climbing. It is called Salt Trail because it was the path that the villagers used to go to town, bartering for salt, …

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Similajau National Park, Bintulu, Sarawak

Similajau in Bintulu was gazetted as a National Park in 1976. The park has beautiful white and golden sandy beaches with 7,064 hectares of virgin forest, untouched by modernization. The rich flora and fauna at the park had made it a popular destination. Similajau is home for 24 species of mammals including gibbons, mouse deer, wild boar, porcupine, long-tailed macaques, civet cats and many others. Here, you can find two crocodile species, which are estuarine or saltwater crocodile and the …

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Things to bring when travelling to Mulu Park for your adventure tour

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Things to bring when travelling to Mulu Park for your adventure tour 1.    Water bottle This is a necessary item even for simple trekking. It is easy to dehydrate during your excursion, so please bring plenty of water even though it may weight a bit more than you had wanted when you go trekking at Mulu National Park.  2.    Good trekking shoes There might be some slippery trails and you need to walk carefully to avoid slipping off some boulders. …

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What Shoes to Wear to climb up Mount Kinabalu

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Mount Kinabalu is a 4,095 meter high from above sea level. It is ranked as the 20th highest mountain in the world. When going up for a climbing expedition to the mountain top, we tend to ask ourselves questions like “What shoes must I wear…” “Will it be safe…” “How long will the shoe last…” and so on. If this is your first time and wants to make it into a great success, then here is your answer to it. …

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Why Niah Caves, one of the oldest human settlements in Sarawak, is worth a visit

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Niah Caves in Miri Sarawak is located within the Niah National Park. What is so special about Niah Caves in Miri? The Niah Caves in Miri Sarawak is one of the worlds’ important archaeological sites. The Niah Caves in Miri Sarawak is home to one of the oldest human settlements in the world. Archaeologist discovered this ancient Stone Age settlement in 1954. The sights of Niah Caves in Miri Sarawak are something that you should not miss out. The Niah …

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Danum Valley Borneo- The Sabah Natural Jewel

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If you are in Sabah and is looking for to enjoy nature in all its glorious wonder, the Danum Valley Conservation Area is the right place for you to be in. Danum Valley Boneo near Lahad Datu Sabah is one of the world’s richest conservation area filled with a rich variety of animal and plant life. This wondrous natural beauty is sure to enchant and captivate you. Danum Valley Borneo is located 44 miles west of Lahad Datu Sabah. This …

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The pristine beauty of Maliau Basin Sabah

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When you are in Tawau Sabah, the magnificent Maliau Basin is one place that you should not miss visiting.  You will enjoy trekking through the Maliau Basin vast area of green forests teeming with exotic plants and wildlife. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, then Maliau Basin Sabah is the perfect place for you. Its remote location will help you to experience fully the beauty of this natural wilderness. In fact, Prince …

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Bako National Park Sarawak

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Bako National Park Sarawak, established in 1957, is the oldest national park in Sarawak, eastern Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. It is approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) by road from Kuching. Millions of years of erosion of the sandstone have created a coastline of steep cliffs, rocky headlands and stretches of white, sandy bays. Wave erosion at the base of the cliffs has carved many of the rocky headlands into fantastically shaped sea arches and seastacks with colored patterns …

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Sarawak Sea Stack

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Sarawak Sea Stack is my Picture of the week. I visited the Bako National Park in October 2011 and during the high tide, my local boatman managed to get a good position to capture this beautiful sea stack photo. The best time to view this is also during the mid tides when the waters are going down. When you visit Bako, you need to take the boat from the jetty at Kampung Bako which is a local Malay fishing village …

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