Gunung Mulu National Park on Budget – Day 1 Itinerary

Nov 03

So what else you would need to spend in Mulu? Well, that depend largely on what activities you want to do there. If you are visiting Mulu for the first time and you only have few days to spare (at least 3 days), then this is the recommended itinerary:

Day 1

  • Deer & Lang Caves including bat exodus (RM10 per person)

Day 2

  • Wind & Clearwater Caves (RM10 per person)
  • Longboat from Park HQ to Wind & Clearwater Caves and return with stopover at a Penan long house (RM30 per person)
  • Trekking to Paku Waterfall (Free)
  • Night Shift tour (RM10 per person)

Day 3

  • Mulu Canopy Skywalk (RM30 per person)

Day 1 Itinerary

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Briefing infront of the park's office before the start of our first tour

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Here we go. The long walk to the show caves.

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Still walking

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Chit chat along the way

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then cam whoring...

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Lantern bug

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One of the encounter with the creature of Mulu

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Close up of the millipedes

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Resting at the place where we watch the bat exodus before proceed to the caves

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Me and Justin

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View of Deer Cave from the bat observatory

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Another kind of hairy creature of Mulu. AKA the Wolverine with his cute girlfriend.

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See. His back also got so much hairs.

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Posing with the creature in his natural habitat

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Really tiny butterfly landed on my hand

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Huge bee hives hanging on the limestone wall

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Spying on the bats with hidden camera.

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Walking toward the show caves

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Welcome to Lang Cave

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Me and my headlamp

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Our first cave was Lang Cave

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Water dripping from stalactite to stalagmite

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The ceiling in Lang Cave

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Weird looking rock created by the wind

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Some very fine silky threads hanging on the rock. No sure what it is.

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Still inside Lang Cave

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Adjusting my headlamp to have a better view.

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Done with Lang Cave.

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Going to Deer Cave

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Next cave is the famous Deer Cave.

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Walking toward Deer Cave

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At the mouth of Deer Cave

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Some information before entering the cave

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The mouth of Deer Cave

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Abraham Lincoln is in the cave?

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The magnificient Deer Cave

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The wooden walkway provides easy stroll in the cave.

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Really ugly bat

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Scary ant-like insect. Really big.

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Walking back to Bat Observatory to wait for the bats to fly out.

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Back to the bat observatory

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Bat exodus has begun. Dinner time for the bat. Looks like a blank dragon flying out from the cave.

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More bats

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Close up of the bats

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Close up of the bats

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The bats flying in circular formations

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To be continue…

3 comments

  1. Hell man!, that’s very interesting thanks for share it!

    Im scared from the ugly-weird-unknown-insects!

  2. Vicky Chong /

    Hi, I am going to Mulu caves next Thursday. Did you try the full day Garden and Eden valley and river walk? Will our camera get wet? Thanks.

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