4D3N Mulu Pinnacles & Show Caves


TOUR INFORMATION

TOUR CODE: ABMU-MP01
DESCRIPTION: 4D3N MULU PINNACLES & SHOW CAVES
REGION: Mulu
DURATION: 4 Days 3 Nights
MINIMUM: 2 Pax
AVAILABILITY: Everyday (Pre-Book Required)
PICK UP POINT: Mulu Airport
PICK UP TIME: Morning
DROP OFF POINT: Mulu Airport
DROP OFF TIME: Depends on Your Flight Departure Time
* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.

Tour highlights

  • Longboat Ride along the Melinau River
  • Trekking through the Borneo Rainforest
  • Mulu Pinnacles Climb
  • Clearwater Cave
  • Cave of Winds
  • Lang Cave
  • Deer Cave
  • 5-Star Mulu Marriott Stay
  • Return Airport Transfers

Sample itinerary

Day 1 - MULU AIRPORT / DEER CAVE & LANG CAVE / MULU MARRIOTT RESORT & SPA

Upon arrival in Mulu Airport, transfer to the hotel and check in.

In the late afternoon, meet the local guide at the lobby and proceed to Mulu National Park Headquarters for visit to the DEER CAVE and LANG CAVE.  The caves are situated 3KM’s walk inside the Mulu National Park forest, accessible via boardwalk.  Here, you will explore the largest Cave passage in the world and await the highlight of the evening - myriads of bats departing from the cave in an incredible formation!

Dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight in Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa

Meals : Dinner Accommodation : Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa

Day 2 - CLEARWATER CAVE & CAVE OF THE WINDS / BASE CAMP 5

After breakfast, proceed by longboat ride to the CLEARWATER CAVE and CAVE OF THE WINDS.

Climb the relatively steep stairs up to the giant mouth of Clearwater Cave. The local guide will explain the rules and regulations of cave visiting and explain the geography before entering the Cave.  Be enthralled with the well-lit Stalactites and Stalagmites in the cave and splash in the cold crystal-clear stream that flows through the cave channels.

At the Cave of the Winds, enjoy the gushing cool wind that squeezes through the narrow cave chambers and marvel at the artless beauty of the cave formations.

Lunch will be served at the picnic area at the entrance of Clearwater Cave.

Thereafter, proceed on the motorized longboat ride upriver along the Melinau River to Kuala Litut.  If the water level is low, the boat will need to be pushed over rocky sections.  Upon arrival at Kuala Litut, commence the 9KM trek to Base Camp 5, following flat jungle terrain and taking an average of 2-3 hours.  At Base Camp 5, settle in for the night after dinner cooked by the local guide.

Overnight in Camp 5

Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Base Camp 5

Day 3 - BASE CAMP 5 / MULU PINNACLES / BASE CAMP 5

After an early breakfast, commence your hiking at 6AM.  
The trail is 2.4 km in length but rises some 1,200 meters from Camp 5 to the viewpoint, passing through lowland dipterocarp forest before climbing steeply through moss forest. The trees are a lot smaller and much of the vegetation is covered in slippery green moss. Limestone debris also litters the trail so trekkers must proceed with care.

The last section of the trails is nearly vertical, with rope section and 15 aluminums ladders strategically positioned to help with the climb up the rocks. The vegetation is sparse amidst the limestone rocks.

The climb to the summit will take an average of 4-5 hours.  
Upon reaching to the summit, enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the majestic Mulu Pinnacles as you eat your packed lunch.

Due to the steep compact trail, it normally takes a longer time to descend, with an average of 5-6 hours.

Upon arrival back at camp, you can relax and go for a swim in the Melinau River beside Camp 5.

After dinner, rest for the night. 

Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Accommodation : Base Camp 5

Day 4 - BASE CAMP 5 / MULU AIRPORT

Early next morning, pack up and depart from Base Camp 5.  You will retrace your route via the 9KM trek to Kuala Litut and the longboat ride down Melinau River. 

Transfer to Mulu Airport for your departing flight.

Meals : Breakfast

Meals 03 Breakfasts, 02 Lunches, 03 Dinners 
Inclusion Airport Pickup & Drop off, Land Transportation (Seat-In-Coach), Longboat Transportation, Meals as Stated, 03 Nights Accommodation, Sarawak Park Permits, English Speaking Guide, and English Speaking Support team. 
Exclusion Climb Certificate, Porter Fee (if necessary), Alcoholic drinks, Personal Travel Insurance, Personal Expenses, and Any Other Items Not Mentioned
Note: You may opt to get a Climb Certificate for only MYR 7 each upon arrival at Base Camp 5 as a momento of your achievement.

1st & 3rd Day of the tour:

  • Light Clothing (Tee shirt, bermudas or shorts)
  • Cap/Hat
  • Sandals/shoes that can get wet (for the boat ride)
  • Leech socks (if it is rainy season)
  • Trekking shoes or Sports Shoes

 

2nd Day of the tour:

  • Tee shirt
  • Long Pants or tights
  • Cap/Hat
  • Trekking shoes or Sports Shoes

1st Day of Tour - Mulu Showcaves & Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa

  •     Drinking water (Recommended 2-3L)
  •     Head torch/Torch light
  •     Waterproof backpack
  •     Your valuables, such as Passport, money, and Handphone
  •     Swimming suit  (if you want to swim in the Resort pool)
  •     Sunblock

2nd Day of Tour - Longboat ride and 9KM Jungle trek:

  •     Socks 
  •     Water Bottle
  •     Raincoat
  •     Waterproof backpack
  •     Head torch/Torch light
  •     Towel
  •     Sleep war
  •     Toiletries
  •     Sunblock
  •     Sleeping Bag or light blanket
  •     Insect Repellent
  •     First Aid Kit
  •     Energy Bars and snacks (such as chocolate, energy gels, oatmeal bars, sweets)
  •     Drinking Water (Recommended 1.5L)
  •     Windbreaker
  •     Your valuables, such as Passport, money, and Handphone.

3rd Day of Tour - Mulu Pinnacles Climb:

  •     Drinking water (Recommended 2-3L)
  •     Gloves
  •     Waterproof backpack
  •     Head torch/Torch light
  •     Your valuables, such as Passport, money, and Handphone.
  •     Packed Lunch
  •     Energy Bars and snacks (such as chocolate, energy gels, oatmeal bars, sweets) 
  •     First Aid Kit
  • Please take note: All clients who enter Mulu Park must bring along 1) their Passport / ID Cards and 2) a photocopy of their Passport /ID Cards to present it to the park management office upon check-in & registration.
  • It is necessary to take a morning flight to Mulu on Day 1 of this tour package. Direct flights are available from Kuching, Miri, and Kota Kinabalu.
  • Kindly note that all guests are advised to pack extra clothing in their carry-on baggage should there be any unforeseen circumstances upon arrival in Mulu.
  • Mulu Airport is very small with a limited supply of items offered at the Airport Canteen. Therefore, you are advised to purchase your energy food and drinks before arriving at Mulu.
  • Kindly pack your items separately - one bag for Day 1 - 2 (first night) stay at Mulu Marriott Resort, and another bag for Day 2 - 3 (second and third nights) for outdoor adventure.
  • Upon arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to Mulu Marriott Resort for an overnight stay. You can store extra baggage (additional charges may apply) at Mulu Marriott Resort upon check-out, and claim it on Day 4.
  • Mosquito nets (Single) are available for rent at Camp 5 at RM10/night.
  • Drinking water is refillable at Camp 5.
  • Using a raincoat during your Mulu Pinnacles climb is not recommended as wearing the raincoat may obstruct your view of the trail.
  • Your safety is our top priority. Should the weather conditions be unfavorable, such as heavy continuous rain, the Mulu pinnacles trail is rendered unsafe to climb due to slippery sharp rocks and steep terrain. Amazing Borneo Tours guide reserves the right to cancel that portion of the tour if unfavorable weather conditions place our guests’ wellbeing at risk.
  • The climb to the summit will take an average of 4-5 hours, with safety cut off times implemented by the park rangers. Should you exceed the cut off time, you will be asked to turn around and descend back to Camp 5.
  • You are advised to bring along some cash for any purchases at Camp 5. Do note that the prices for snacks and other items sold at Camp 5 will be higher as all items are carried in by porters.
  • There are no lockers at Camp 5. Please take good care of your own belongings.
  • In certain flower seasons, there are more bees and cicadas in the Camp 5 vicinity. To avoid a nasty surprise of stepping on a bee in the dark, you are advised to wear footwear at all times. 
  • Due to the remote location in the Borneo jungle, there are currently NO phone service connection or internet connection available during the longboat ride, jungle trekking, Mulu pinnacles climb, or stay at Camp 5. However, at Mulu Park HQ and the show caves, there is limited phone signal coverage available.
  • Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels due to traffic conditions, please reconfirm with our staffs. Should the transport be delayed, please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements.
  • Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.

The information below acts as a guideline & subject to change without prior notice.

Arrival Flight Information

     SECTOR           FLIGHT           ETD             ETA      
BKI/MZV MH3251 1300 hrs 1355 hrs
MYY/MZV MH3630 1020 hrs 1050 hrs
MYY/MZV MH3632 1400 hrs 1430 hrs
KCH/MZV MH3752 1005 hrs 1140 hrs

MH - Malaysia Airlines

Departure Flight Information

     SECTOR           FLIGHT           ETD             ETA      
MZV/BKI MH3252 1200 hrs 1255 hrs
MZV/MYY MH3631 1100 hrs 1145 hrs
MZV/MYY MH3633 1415 hrs 1450 hrs
MZV/KCH MH3753 1450 hrs 1625 hrs

MH - Malaysia Airlines

It is recommended that all climbers should have themselves medically checked before attempting any mountain climb. If you have a history of suffering from the following ailments, it is highly recommend that you should refrain from climbing: Hypertension, Diabetes, Palpitation, Arthritis, Heart disease, severe anemia, Peptic ulcers, Epileptic fits, Obesity (overweight), Chronic asthma, Muscular cramps, Hepatitis (jaundice); or any other disease which may hamper the climber.