Travel Blogs from Bako National Park, Malaysia

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Bako trails and beaches, Bako National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia travel blog

Bako trails and beaches

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... I have been bitten constantly by all manner of insects but it's still a price worth paying to be able to stay in this fantastic national park. The trails are hard going (9km / 6 hours today) in the jungle heat but the views are magnificent. There is so ...

Trying to Keep My Mind on Bako, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Trying to Keep My Mind on Bako

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... The story gave no more information and my google searches have been fruitless. We just got back from an overnight stay at Bako National Park on Sarawak's north coast. We saw silver-leaf monkeys, macaques, a pair of pit viper's, bearded pigs and proboscis ...

Bako, Home of the Proboscis Monkey, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Bako, Home of the Proboscis Monkey

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... (proboscis) and a permanent woody. I'm glad we got a chance to see them because it was the main reason I came here to Bako National Park. Later in the afternoon, we spotted a large male proboscis near the pier and tracked him all the way back to HQ. I ...

Jungle trekking again, Bako National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle trekking again

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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6th March - Managed to find the right bus from the many at the station and headed out to Bako National Park. The bus fare was only 2.50RM each for the 45 minute journey but when we got to the jetty we were the only ones who wanted a boat so had to decide ...

Welcome to the - Bako - Jungle, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Welcome to the - Bako - Jungle

A travel blog entry by chil24

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... seks om morgenen, dyrt morgenbrød på Hilton (vores genbo) og afsted med bussen mod truende mørke skyer, der lå tungt over Bako Nationalpark, som var dagens destination. En time senere skiftede vi fra bus over til en lille båd, som skulle sejle os en ...

Bornean Beauty in Bako, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Bornean Beauty in Bako

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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... Sunday 27th May 2012 Getting up early I grabbed some tea and toast from breakfast and jumped on the bus bound for Bako National Park. From there I needed to get a boat to the Park proper. Unfortunately this costs a small fortune to do alone ...

A Walk on the Wild Side, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

A Walk on the Wild Side

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... to thirty minutes on the boat on rough seas took us around to the north part of the peninsula and into Sarawak's oldest National Park where sedimentary sand stone cliffs and sea stacks rose out of the churning (croc infested?) waters. Within about one ...

Our last rainforest (for a while), Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Our last rainforest (for a while)

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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... when the tide came in - it would have been about 300 metres.   Liz and Arian, think your local beach! Bako National Park is Sarawak's oldest national park and is a jagged peninsula between the mouths of the Sarawak and Bako Rivers, jutting out ...

Monkey See Monkey Do, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Monkey See Monkey Do

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... to get down they swing closer and closer to the ground or use straight trees like fire fighter poles! It's like National Geographic on our doorstep! There are many warnings about these particular monkeys around. We cannot leave doors or windows open ...

Which one is the monkey?, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Which one is the monkey?

A travel blog entry by callmejoseph

... the hole of ignorance was mindboggling: "If that snake doesn't climb down this tree right now i will sue you and the Malaysian park service!" Who did this tart think she was? Cleo-fucking-patra? I couldnt help thinking, and if it does come down, ...

Broodje-aap-verhalen, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Broodje-aap-verhalen

A travel blog entry by claraklaver

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... wild boar (soort varken met lange baard) rond. Ik kan het goed vinden met Kemley en we trekken samen door het park. Het is heet en vochtig in Bako, maar het regent gelukkig niet. We are very luckey; het heeft al twee dagen niet geregend. Na de eerste ...

Monkey Business!, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Monkey Business!

A travel blog entry by maz360

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... fun evening at the huge Weekend Market, where we sampled all kinds of sweet treats. I really enjoyed these two days - Bako National Park is a fantastic place, well organised with easy to follow trails and the amazing fact that if you stay the night ...

Back where we feel most at home, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Back where we feel most at home

A travel blog entry by lionelrishi

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... hours later we arrive at the Bako NP Boat terminal. Yes, that's right, it's now 1pm and we still aren't actually at the park. We register for our accommodation, pay the entrance fees (10RMs total, thank you ISIC!) and arrange for a boatman (47RMs) to ...

Lots of strange creatures, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Lots of strange creatures

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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From Kuching we went for 2 days to Bako National Park, which is famous for the large amount of wildlife they have there. Hopeful that we would see some, we booked ourselves a jungle cabin and set off on the bus. At the river, we had to take a boat for ...

Bako national park day 2, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Bako national park day 2

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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... : (1)Tanjong Sapi - view (2) Bukit Tambi - View Needless-to-say we chilled along time at each view... Alas our time in Bako was short but rewardingly very sweet. Amazing Jungle and a further opportunity to watch and take pictures of those 'phantom-like' ...

Not the best time to get ill!, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Not the best time to get ill!

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

Went to the park and developed flu. Managed to see the Probocis monkeys at ...

Bako national park, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Bako national park

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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... facing the South China Sea and cut off from the rest of Borneo by extremely dense, impassable and diverse jungle. Bako National Park is unique in Borneo and the World for hosting an unusually diverse number of ecosystems, wildlife and geology. You can't ...

Blissful Bako, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Blissful Bako

A travel blog entry by backagain

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From Joanna And this is even better. We are in Bako National Park, on the cafeteria veranda, having a beer and watching the sun go down over the South China Sea. From Kuching it was only a hop (on the local bus for an hour), skip (down the jetty onto a ...

Monkey mayhem, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Monkey mayhem

A travel blog entry by iansf

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We've said it before on this trip... but we'll say it again... wow. Bako National Park was heralded as one of the best spots to see wildlife up close and it did not disappoint. We headed off from Kuching in a cab for the 30 minute drive north ...

Bako National Park, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Bako National Park

A travel blog entry by hanjolo

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... tip – fortunately since the hostel is so cheap we could pay for our room for the night whilst we were away. The bus to Bako national park took around an hour, but as we were getting the last bus of the day it was pretty busy and we had to stand ...

At One With Nature, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

At One With Nature

A travel blog entry by robmichelle

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... us a good price for a ride. After five minutes of trying to start the car we were on our way to the port for Bako National Park. We passed the bus not long after we started driving. At the entrance to Bako NP we were met with the rudest Malay we have ...

Bako National Park, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Bako National Park

A travel blog entry by lisa_and_paul

How we got there; monkeys and pigs; walking, day and night.   On Thursday we left Kuching to spend a couple of nights in Bako National Park. We left most of our luggage at the guesthouse, and just took a couple of small bags with us. We took the 12 ...

Chasing fireflies and warding off macaques in Bako, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Chasing fireflies and warding off macaques in Bako

A travel blog entry by kmartadventure

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To end off our stay around the Kuching area, Emily and I had booked for one night at Bako National Park to do some hiking and some nature-observing. We were really fortunate to have the manager of our hostel give us a ride to the jetty where we needed to ...

"Naaawdy liddle monkey!.."

A travel blog entry by seanlangwade

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Sunday morning, we decided to go to Bako National Park, which is about an hour North of Kuching. The plan was to go there, do loads of trekking and beaching and come back after spending a night there. We got a bus followed by a boat and was amazed and how ...

Where did you get that nose?, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Where did you get that nose?

A travel blog entry by martynandsarah

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... to Kuching (free lift from our host, great!) only to jump straight back on a local bus to visit the jungle at the Bako National Park. Leaving the bus at the river jetty we looked for other folks to share the cost of a boat. Taking note of the crocodile ...

The Treasures of Bako National Park, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

The Treasures of Bako National Park

A travel blog entry by gin_gy

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... on public transport (I think it's the yellow bus 6A) to Kampong Bako, a quiant little village where boats depart frequently for Bako National Park HQ.. The RM47 boat ride is not cheap if there's only 2 of you but fortunately, there were 2 other couples ...

treehut in Permai, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

treehut in Permai

A travel blog entry by webster777

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Hopefully a video is attached. Fun accm - grt place. Went for a lil trek to a waterfall , across a scary swing bridge ( smit said that ) , and than played at the beach under tropical thunderstorm and took photos of a big f#€% off ...

Seriously cute, pot bellied, big nosed, monkeys, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Seriously cute, pot bellied, big nosed, monkeys

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

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... on the way to the boat terminal. Once we arrived and had paid our fees, we set off in a little speed boat over to Bako National Park. We had only been there for a minute when we saw our first proboscis monkey … an orange haired creature, with a big ...

macaques, probiscus, snakes and bearded pigs., Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

macaques, probiscus, snakes and bearded pigs.

A travel blog entry by ashling

Short and sweet... I'm pooped! OK! So, Bako National Park, out on the coast, and I'd booked a night there...so I did get me one night in the rainforest. Easy as pie to get there...don't bother with the shuttle (yet again), 2RM get's you the 1hour bus ride ...

Among monkeys, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Among monkeys

A travel blog entry by hello_yes

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"You have food! The monkeys will attack you." One of the park guides greets us as we walk in the door of the Bako National Park Visitors Centre in Sarawak. It is a little late for that information however, as we have just hopped off a twenty minute boat ...

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