4 Jun 2008

Bako National Park Sarawak

Bako's main attraction is its plants diversity. Vegetation types range from lowland dipterocarp forests to almost desert-like scrub ("padang") on the upper plateau. Amongst this plant life are the strange carnivorous plants (pitcher plants, sundews, bladderworts).

Bako's mangrove forest is home to the rare proboscis monkey, found only in Borneo. Because Bako's wildlife is totally protected, it has grown used to people and some species like the long-tailed macaques, silver leaf monkeys, monitor lizards and bearded pigs can be easily seen.

For a start the wooden chalets and resthouses are surrounded by virgin jungle, and what’s more, wildlife is everywhere.Almost every type of vegetation in Borneo is found here - 25 distinct types of vegetation form seven complete ecosystems from beach vegetation and mangrove forest to dipterocarp rainforest.

The constant erosion over millions of years, had turned Bako into a picturesque coastline of steep cliffs, rocky head-lands and many stretches of sandy bays. The erosion caused by constant waves at the base of cliffs had carved and created many of the rocks into sea arches and sea stacks. Beautiful sandstone formation featuring pink and iron patterns on cliff faces can be seen along most of the coastline. Bako National Park is truly an ideal place for nature lovers and eco-minded adventurers.



There is a nominal entry fee for all National Parks in Sarawak. Photo permits are also required. Check with the National Parks and Wildlife Office in Kuching or the Sarawak Tourism Board for the latest fee structure. Day trippers to Bako can obtain a permit and pay any fees at the boat jetty in Kampung Bako.

Jungle Trekking is an activity for the whole family but can also be challenging especially on the more difficult trails. If possible, choose your route to suit your fitness level. The jungles of Sarawak hide creatures yet to be recorded in the science books and who knows, you may be the one to discover them?

Locations:

- Bako National Park

- Kubah National Park
- Lambir National Park
- Mount Santubong

- Mulu National Park

- Niah National Park
- Similajau National Park.

List Mountain's In Sabah and Sarawak

Gunung Kinabalu 4093m Kinabalu Park, Sabah
Gunung Tambuyukon 2580m Kinabalu Park, Sabah
Gunung Trusmadi 2643m Sabah
Gunung Silam 883m Lahad Datu, Sabah
Gunung Lotong 1667m Maliau Basin, Sabah
Gunung Penrissen 1329m Sarawak
Tama Abu 2113m Kelabit Highlands, Sarawak
Bukit Batu Buli 2082m Kelabit Highlands, Sarawak
Bukit Batu Lawi 2046m Kelabit Highlands, Sarawak
Bukit Batu 2092m Hose Mountains, Sarawak
Bukit Batu Iran 2018m Sarawak
Gunung Mulu 2376m Sarawak
Gunung Santubong 810m Sarawak

More info click here http://www.forestry.sarawak.gov.my/
or http://www.sarawaktourism.com

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