Morning, depart Kuching for a 45 minutes drive which passes through mangrove forest with its unique nipah palms before arriving at the Bako Fishing Village. Continue by a motorized boat for a 30 minutes cruise along the coast facing the South China Sea to reach Bako National Park. After visiting the Park’s information and exhibition centre, proceed to the park’s western end to walk along the plankwalk through the mangrove forest. During low tide, observe the mud skippers and blue-fiddler crabs coming out from their hideout for feeding. Proceed along Paku trail to look-out for Proboscis Monkey, climb to the plateau which is home to various botanical delights and several species of the carnivorous pitcher plants. Notice the changes of the vegetation (mangrove, rainforest, Kerangas and padang forest).
After lunch at the Park Canteen, proceed by trekking through the forest which boasts monstrous rainforest trees, indulge in bird watching and observe other wildlife. Return to the jetty, then by boat to Bako Village and transfer by van to Kuching. (L)
NOTE:- Mosquito repellent is a must.