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   5D4N WoW Headhunters Trail

WoW Borneo Headhunter's Trail in 5Days

One of the best trek in Borneo!

For travelling to Mulu in 2018, please contact us here.

 

When head-hunting was at its height, a hundred years ago, Kayan war parties from the Baram made their way through the Mulu area to attack the Murut longhouse and Chinese farmers along the Limbang River. Paddling their war canoes up the Melinau River to the Melinau Gorge, they dragged them 3km overland to the headwaters of the Terikan River. The "Kayan Road" a 4 m wide trail with poles laid across it to facilitate dragging the boats. Today we call it "Headhunters Trail".

 

Below is a animated Map of Gunung Mulu National Park Route

To watch the video, please click HERE

 

 

See the Mulu National Park Trail Map here

 

     

                           Headhunter Blow Pipe                       Headhunters by the river

     

                       Headhunter's Trail Journey              The Headhunter' s culture

The Borneo Headhunters that you can meet on this journey is something that you must not miss. Journey through the headhunter's trail and learn more about the Sarawak culture here in Mulu. Only in Borneo Malaysia, you can have this experience of a lifetime with the trails and also staying at their longhouse.

**All prices above inclusive of 6% GST

 

 

Do you want to experience the lifestyle of the headhunters in Sarawak and enjoy the surrounding nature during the headhunters trail

You can check at our 4D3N Pinnacles Mulu Tour package

 

You can also visit our other Borneo Packages to North Sarawak  by CLICKING HERE

**BENARAT LODGE occupancy will be quite full. BOOK EARLY!

 

Flight Schedule:

 

FLIGHT

ORIGIN / FROM

DESTINATION

TIME

NEW FLIGHT SCHEDULE (EFFECTIVE FROM 15 FEB 2019)

ETD

ETA

ETD

ETA

EX MIRI

MH 3630

Miri (MYY)

Mulu (MZV)

1220

1250

1020

1050

MH 3632

Miri (MYY)

Mulu (MZV)

1440

1510

 

 

EX KUCHING

MH 3751

Kuching (KCH)

Mulu (MZV)

1005

1140

 

 

EX KOTA KINABALU

MH 3251

Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

Mulu (MZV)

0805

0900

1300

1355

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1/ Miri or Kota Kinabalu or Kuching  to Mulu

This morning we fly to Mulu on Mas Wings flight. Upon arrival in Mulu, transfer to Benarat Inn for lunch (if flight arrives before 12:00pm). For flight arriving after 12:00pm,we proceed straight from Mulu airport to Park HQ and take the plankwalk to visit Deer and Lang's Cave ( 45 mins walk)

We then proceed to visit the largest cave passage in the world – Deer Cave and Lang's Cave. The enormous chambers of Deer Cave are home to over 32 million bats! At dusk we witness the amazing spectacle of these creatures emerging from the gaping mouth of the cave, as they head out into the forest in search of food. We return late in the afternoon to Park HQ and transfer by van to Benarat Inn.

Meals included: 1 lunch (for flight arrival before 12:00pm only), 1 dinner

 

Day 2/Camp 5

This morning we go by boat to the source of the Clearwater River. We visit Wind and Clearwater Cave. We then have lunch at the Clearwater Spring. Hence we proceed by boat to Long Lutut. We trek through the lowland forest to camp 5 (3hrs trek) where we put overnight. Camp 5 is a very basic accommodation. It is possible to hire simple mats

Meals included: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner

 

Day 3/ Pinnacles Climb

Early breakfast and we ascend Mt Api to the Pinnacles (1200m). As we climb the forest of big trees give way to bushes and rhododendrons. At the top there is a magnificent view across the Pinnacles and Brunei Bay. Packed lunch provided at the view point. We descend to Camp 5 for overnight.

Meals included: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner

 

Day 4/Headhunters Trail

This morning we follow the ancient path of the headhunters, crossing two rivers to meet the boat at Kuala Terikan. Descend down the river to the Iban longhouse. Here, we spend a night as guests of our Iban hosts. Please don't expect any comforts and be prepared for the fact that the living conditions in the longhouse are extremely basic – this night is designed to give you a first-hand taste of how the Iban people live and also provide an insight into their unique customs. We will be sleeping on the ground, on simple mats and it is highly recommended that you bring your own sleeping sheet. The Iban are generally very reserved people unless, of course, they get on to their home-brewed rice wine! In the evening, share a glass of "Tuak" (rice wine) with the Ibans and join in their music and traditional dances. The white-men's version of the headhunters' dance is always the most amusing!. We overnight at longhouse.

Meals included: 1 breakfast,1 lunch, 1 dinner.

 

Day 5/ Limbang –Miri

This morning we farewell our Iban friends and continue our journey by boat to Medamit. From there we travel overland to Limbang. Tour end.

Meals included: 1 breakfast

 

Includes :

1 way air ticket to Mulu,  1 night stay at Benarat Lodge, 2 nights stay at Camp 5, 1 night stay at Iban Longhouse, All tours as per itinerary, Entry Permit / Climbing Permit / Camp & Longhouse Fees. Meals as stated 4Breakfast/4Lunch/4Dinner, longboat expedition and English Speaking Guide.

 

Excludes:

Personal items, Guide tipping Rm 10 per pax per day and  flight from Kuala Lumpur/Overseas to Sarawak

**You may opt for meal at Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa at additional charge.

 

Requirement for the trip:

1. water bottle 2. raincoat 3. torchlight 4. waterbottle 5. towel and toilet and bath kit 6. a bed sheet 7. 1 long sleeved shirt and pant 8. 2 pcs of t-shirt 9. Sun Lotion 10. good trekking shoes 11. rucksack and no suitcase please

2.Tour Grading: moderate (4-5hrs trek) Climbing Pinnacles (3hrs ascend) Please note during raining day , the park Ranger might have to cancel the climbing trip due to safety reason.

3. Trek from Long Lutut to camp 5 ( 3hrs) Easy trek through lowland forest.

4. Trek from Camp 5 through headhunters' trail is easy which takes about 4-5hrs to Kuala Terikan.

5. Stay overnight at longhouse accommodation is very basis.

 

NB: 
RM25 per nite for mosquito net and RM25 per nite for blanket can be rented from Camp 5. If you wish to save a bit, you may also use your towel as blanket and bring along a long sleeve shirt to wear during the night. Do bring along mosquitoe repellent as well. 

Validity Date :1/1/2017 ~ 3/30/2020

Minimum Person :2

Adult Price: MYR 1,840.00

Child Price: MYR 1,840.00

Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights

* All amount quoted above will be charged in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR)