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Activities In Kuching

GUNUNG GADING NATIONAL PARK

         Bored of the hectic city? Then Gunung Gading National Park should be your next destination. Gunung Gading is well known for its Rafflesia which is the world largest flower. For those jungle tracking lovers, there are plank walks and jungle trails that leads to the magnificent waterfalls.


         The more adventurous visitors can take a hike right up to the peak of Mount Gading which is 900 meters high. Visitors can make day trips or overnight stays when visiting the Park as the Park provides chalets and dorm.Gunung Gading is located in the Lundu District which is about 2 hour's drive from Kuching.



Matang Wildlife Centre

           Matang Wildlife Centre house endangered wildlife in large enclosed areas of rainforest or spacious cages. More importantly, Matang Wild Life Center houses the endangered Orang Utans that are only a handful in this world now.

        Besides than Orang Utans, the Centre includes spacious enclosures housing Sambar Deer, Crocodiles, Sun Bears, Civets and Bear Cats, and three large aviaries featuring Hornbills, Sea Eagles and a host of other birds native to Sarawak.



         Kubah National Park is famous for its diversity of reptiles like monitor lizards, snakes, frogs, dragon lizards, geckos, and tortoises. You can also see squirrels, mouse deer, porcupines, civet cats and many other mammals. The trails in Kubah need a whole day to be explored as you need a lot of time to see the plants and animals.

        For the adventures visitors, you can take a Night walk on the trials to the summit and you will be amazed how many animals that you can observe on the way. The Park provides chalets and dorm that is with cooking facilities at a low rate for visitors that wish to spend a night.







WIND CAVE & FAIRY CAVE          Wind Cave and Fairy Cave is smaller than the infamous Mulu Cave and Niah Cave, the two caves provide quite a lot of fun for visitors as visitors can explore these caves by them self without a guide.

        There are little possibilities that you might get lost in these caves as pavements and plank walks are provided unless you decided to venture to the unpaved area of the cave.



        Inside these caves, there are rock formations that aged thousand of years. These caves are full with bats and swiftlets, sometimes you can even see cave frogs, strange cave insects and even cave crabs. The Bau River which is beside the entrance of the Wind Cave is a perfect for a swim after exploring the caves. You might also want to bring along a good pair of sport shoe as the floors in the caves are quite slippery and donít forget to bring a torch light too.



MOUNT.SANTUBONG

       If you think you are fit, full of confidence and have a good pair of sport shoes then you are ready for Mount Santubong. Mount Santubong is not that easy to climb especially for rookie climbers, the climb is really steep, especially when it is nearer to the top. Many people give up half way because they underestimated Mount Santubong or they over-estimated their own capabilities.

         After 3-4 hours of climbing depending on your fitness, you will reach the peak of Mount Santubong and be rewarded a breath taking view.



          You will need another 2 hours to descend Mount Santubong; therefore you should plan your hike wisely and bring adequate food and water. Itís recommended to start the hike early in the morning to avoid spending the night in the wilderness (highly not recommended :).








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