What is special about Mulu National Park?

Gunung Mulu National Park, situated in the Malaysian State of Sarawak on the island of Borneo, is outstanding both for its high biodiversity and for its karst features. The park is dominated by Gunung Mulu, a 2,376 m-high sandstone pinnacle and the property is the most studied tropical karst area in the world.

How much does it cost to go to Gunung Mulu National Park?

All tourists entering the National Park must purchase a 5 day Pass….MULU WORLD HERITAGE 5 DAYS PASS.

Foreign Adult RM 30
Foreign Child RM 10 (6 – 18 years) 5 and below no charge
Malaysian Adult RM 15
Malaysian Senior RM 7 (60 years and above)
Malaysian Child RM 5 (6 – 18 years) 5 and below no charge

What can we do at Mulu National Park?

Here are 10 things to do in Gunung Mulu National Park:

  • Deer & Lang Show Caves.
  • Clearwater Cave & Cave of the Winds.
  • Canopy Skywalk.
  • Paku Waterfall.
  • Night Walk.
  • Pinnacles Hike (3 Days – 2 Nights)
  • Summit Hike (4 Days – 3 Nights)
  • Adventure Caving.

Why should I visit Gunung Mulu National Park?

It is also home to the the longest cave in Southeast Asia. In addition, the park is known for a special natural phenomenon, called the ‘Bat Exodus’. Every evening, millions of bats that house in the caves, will fly outward to the jungle. But in addition to the caves and bats, there is much to do and see.

How did the Mulu caves form?

Limestone, made of calcium carbonate, is soluble in this weak acid, and so as the acidic water percolates through the limestone, it gradually enlarges the bedding planes, joints and fissures within the rock, eventually creating caves large enough to be explored.

What is the biggest cave in Malaysia?

Sarawak Chamber is the largest known cave chamber in the world by area and the second largest by volume after the Miao Room in China. It is in Gua Nasib Bagus (Good Luck Cave), which is located in Gunung Mulu National Park, in the Malaysian state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo.

How do I get from KL to Mulu?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Mulu Marriott Resort. However, you can take the train to Bandar Tasik Selatan, take the walk to TBS Kuala Lumpur, take the bus to Klia, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Miri, then take the drive to Mulu Marriott Resort.

What should I pack for Mulu?

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

  • Water bottle. This is a necessary item even for simple trekking.
  • Good trekking shoes.
  • Sandals.
  • Raincoat.
  • Plastic bags.
  • Socks.
  • Torchlight.
  • Towel and toiletries.

How do I get to Mulu National Park?

The gateway to Mulu National Park is via Miri in North East Sarawak. Flights from Miri to Mulu are operated by the rural air service provider MAS Wings (a subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines) and the direct flight between Miri and Mulu takes just 30 minutes. There are about 15 flights per week on this route.

What is Southeast Asia’s longest cave that is located in Malaysia?

Gunung Mulu National Park is justifiably famous for its limestone karst formations, some of the most spectacular caves on earth. Mulu is home to the world’s largest underground chamber (the Sarawak Chamber), the world’s largest cave passage (Deer Cave) and the longest cave in Southeast Asia (Clearwater Cave).

What is the largest cave in the world?

Son Doong
Son Doong is the largest cave in the world. It is located in central Vietnam’s Quang Binh province. Son Doong, which is estimated to be 400 to 450 million years old is now part of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, a UNESCO heritage site.