Lambir Hills National Park features some of greatest plant and animal biodiversity on the planet, with hundreds of bird species alone. Venture though a mixed dipterocarp forest and kerangas forest with an expert guide who points out features of this complex ecosystem. Keep an eye out for barking deer, flying squirrels, monkeys and more, ending your half-day jungle walk with a waterfall swim. Round-trip hotel transport is provided from central Miri.
Meet your guide at hotel pickup in Miri and drive approx. 18 miles (30 km) along the Miri-Bintulu Road to Lambir Hills National Park. Significant for its regional and global conservation due to an astounding level of plant diversity, the park also features plentiful wildlife such as bats, flying squirrels, monkeys, pangolins, gibbons and barking deer.
During this morning or afternoon tour, set out for a walk through a forest of tall dipterocarp trees such as kapur, meranti, kempas and selangan batu. A kerangas forest with smaller and shorter trees are also to be found among low flowering and fruiting shrub trees, pitcher plants and orchids. Your guide points out mushrooms, moss, lichen, climbing vines, ferns, gingers and palms.
Listen for myriad bird calls among the rich biological kaleidoscope of Lambir Hills. At the end of your hike, you’re rewarded with a refreshing swim in a mountain stream under a waterfall. Afterward, finish your 4-hour tour with return transport to your hotel in Miri.