With an area of 544 sq km the Mulu National Park is Sarawak's largest national park. Within its boundaries lies one of the most extensive and spectacular limestone cave systems on earth, as well as the second highest mountain peak in the state. Gunung Mulu's caves are extraordinary - 295 km of caves are explored. The park contains 17 vegetation zones, exhibiting some 3500 species of vascular plants. The park contains 109 palm species in 20 genera. Travelling overland from Miri to Mulu requires a combination of bus and boat and takes several hours. The flight by contrast takes only 20 minutes. Accomodation in the Park is comfortable and inexpensive. The Pinnacles are impressive limestone rock formation with the shape of shards pointing towards the sky.
01 Lang cave 02 Main chamber 03 Rock formation 04 Rock formation 05 Rock formation
06 Rock formation 07 Stalagmites 08 Stalagmites 09 Stalagmite
10 Stalagmite 11 Plank way 12 Cave entrance 01 Cave entrance 02 Cave entrance
03 Sarawak chamber 04 Rock 05 Deer cave 06 Deer cave 07 White cliffs
08 White cliffs 09 Bats flying in the sky 01 Cave entrance 02 King's room 03 King's room
04 Rock 05 Stalagmites 06 Stalagmites 07 Rock formation 08 Stalagmites 09 Stalagmite
10 Stalagmites 11 Stalagmites 12 Stalagmites 13 Stalagmites 14 Staircase
15 Rock 16 King's room 17 Stalagmites 18 Visitor platform
01 Underground river 02 Underground river 03 Cave with river 04 Cave entrance 01 Melinau river near Mulu park HQ
02 Melinau river 03 Melinau river 04 Melinau river near Mulu park HQ 05 Boats in Melinau river 06 Melinau river
07 Melinau river 08 Boat trip to Kuala Birar 09 Melinau river 10 Melinau river 11 Melinau river
12 Melinau river 13 Melinau river near Clearwater cave 14 Melinau river 15 Pushing the boat 16 Melinau river near Camp 5
01 Forest trail 02 Hanging bridge 03 Hanging bridge 04 Short break along Melinau river 05 Short break along Melinau river 06 Swimming in the Melinau river
07 Melinau river 08 Hanging bridge 09 Hanging bridge 10 Hanging bridge 11 Hanging bridge
12 Camp 5 building 13 Camp 5 building
14 Camp 5 during the afternoon rain 15 Camp 5 during the afternoon rain 16 Resting after the Pinnacles climb 17 Kitchen of Camp 5
01 Steep forest path 02 Steep forest path 03 Steep forest path 04 Climbers taking a rest 05 First metal ladder 06 First metal ladder
07 First metal ladder 08 Nepentes pitcher plant 09 Forest trail with tree roots and sharp rocks 10 Forest trail with tree roots and sharp rocks 11 Forest trail with tree roots and sharp rocks
01 Panoramic view of the Pinnacles 02 Panoramic view of the Pinnacles 03 Limestone pinnacles 04 Limestone pinnacles
05 Limestone pinnacles 06 Limestone pinnacles 07 Limestone pinnacles 08 Limestone pinnacles
09 Panoramic view of the Pinnacles 10 Limestone pinnacles 11 Limestone pinnacles 12 Limestone pinnacles
13 Limestone pinnacles 14 Limestone pinnacles 15 Limestone pinnacles 16 Limestone pinnacles 17 Limestone pinnacles 18 Limestone pinnacles
19 Limestone pinnacles 20 Limestone pinnacles 21 Limestone pinnacles 22 Limestone pinnacles 23 Limestone pinnacles
24 Limestone pinnacles 01 Nepentes pitcher plant 02 Nepentes pitcher plant 03 Nepentes pitcher plant 04 Green chameleon 05 Trees
06 Tropical rainforest 07 Plank way across tropical rainforest 08 Insect 09 Insect 10 Millipede
11 Millipede 12 Millipede 13 Plant 14 Plant 15 Insect
16 Worm 17 Caterpillar 18 River 19 Creek 20 Tree cover
21 Centipede 01 Twin Otter in Miri airport 02 Tropical rainforest 03 Tropical rainforest and logging roads 04 Tropical rainforest and logging roads
05 Twin Otter in Mulu airport 06 River and tropical rainforest 07 Tropical rainforest and logging roads
08 Batu Bungan Penan village 09 Batu Bungan Penan village
10 Penan children 11 Penan children 12 ATR 72 plane in Mulu airport
Page viewed 340 times since 08.07.18
©Copyright Alfred Molon