The Niah national park is home to the popular Niah cave, one of the world's largest limestone caves. The park itself covers an area of forest and limestone, all together about 3102 hectars in size. In the park the oldest human remains in South East Asia were found in the great caves, dating back some 40000 years ago.
Although there is Accommodation in the park, I stayed in the village nearby (11 Km from the park HQ), as I arrived late in the afternoon and the Accommodation in the village is less expensive anyway. The park is nice and the big cave is interesting, but I didn't see any wildlife when I was there. It didn't rain that much, considering that January is the rainy season in Sarawak.
01 Rambutan tree 02 Blossoms 03 Flower 04 Farm near Niah NP
05 Jetty 06 Path to Niah cave 07 Plant 08 Path to Niah cave 09 Logs
10 Path to Niah cave 11 Niah cave 12 Niah cave 13 Niah cave 14 Niah cave
15 Niah cave 16 Niah cave 17 Niah cave 18 Sunset over Sarawak
19 Sunset over Sarawak 20 Sunset over Sarawak 21 Chalets in the park
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