Bako National Park Tour (3D2N)
Departure: daily start/ 0830hrs.
Duration: 3D/ 2N
Day 01: Kuching – Bako National Park (L/D)
Together with your guide you will start your tour to the Bako National Park in the early morning. The air-conditioned van will take you from Kuching to the picturesque fishing village of Bako and board a speedboat at the boat dock. The boat ride will take approximately 30 minutes and will take you along the river to the sea and Bako National Park. After the visitor registration you start your hike through this beautiful national park with its many scenic attractions. Keep quiet and keep an eye out for animals such as the proboscis, silver leaf monkeys, macaque, bearded pigs, monitor lizards and the many different species of birds. They walk through various types of vegetation such as mangrove forest, Dipterocarp trees, beach and cliff vegetation. Along the paths of Bako you will find various exotic plants such as the famous carnivorous pitcher plants and wild orchids.
A simple lunch consisting of rice and simple local dishes is served in the park canteen.
After lunch, you and your guide will explore another trail in the National Park. This path will take you along a board walk to the rainforest and after a gentle climb, to another section of the mangrove forest. Keep an eye out for the various monkey species in the National Park and listen to your travel companion's explanations of the diverse flora and fauna of Bako.
After a dinner in the park canteen, you can relax in your simple room from the stress of the day. Observe the macaques from your cabin, approaching your room in the evening (please keep windows and doors locked) and listen to the sounds of the National Park at night.
Day 02: Bako National Park (B/L/D)
After breakfast at the park canteen, along with your guide, you will venture along the Lintang Trail into the vegetation zone of the plateau, where you can study the differences in the different vegetation types of the National Park. The path allows a view of large carnivorous pitcher plants and various other exotic plant species. The path is laid out as a circular route with a length of 5.25 km for which you are scheduled for 3-4 hours at average walking speed. After a strenuous climb at the beginning of the path, the path leads along the sandy area of the plateau with fascinating stone formations. Towards the end of the trail, a ladder system leads back to the rainforest with its typical Dipterocarp trees and leads past a lookout point with a picturesque view of the mangrove forest and the sea and Mount Santubong.
Lunch is served in the park canteen.
After lunch, you can discuss with your guide whether you would like to explore another path or relax in your room and explore the surrounding area on your own.
Dinner in the park canteen and overnight in the park.
Day 03: Bako National Park – Kuching (B/L)
Breakfast in the park canteen.
Today you will have the opportunity, together with your travel companion, to go early in the morning to search for rare birds and proboscis monkeys. The chances of discovering wild animals early in the morning are very good. Discuss with the guide which other trail you want to explore this morning.
Lunch is served in the park canteen.
After lunch we say goodbye to the fascinating and beautiful landscape of the National Park and you return by boat to the fishing village of Bako and from there by van to Kuching.
Package Rate is inclusive of:
- English speaking Guide
- Tours & Transfers as stated in the program
- Meals as stated in the program
- Entry fees
- 2 Nights Accommodation Bako National Park (Forest Lodge)
Package Rate is exclusive of:
- Any airfares and -taxes
- What is not stated above
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