Considering Mulu’s spectacular scenery and its biological significance, it was not surprising that Mulu was successfully listed as a World Heritage site in November 2000. To qualify for world heritage status a property must meet one of the four following criteria:
- Be an outstanding example of the world’ geological history (Caves and cave deposits)
- Be and outstanding representative example of on-going evolutionary processes (current research programmes)
- Be of exceptional beauty!
- Contain significant natural habitat for in-situ conservation of biological diversity and the protection of threatened species (wide range of cave and forest habitats).
MULU MEETS ALL FOUR CRITERIA!
Upon arrival, transfer to Mulu World Heritage National Park. Lunch on your own at canteen / nearby cafeteria. Tour excursion to Deer cave - Lang cave - bats exodus out from cave - return back to hotel for dinner and overnight. (D)
Breakfast - long boat along Melinau River to penan settlement village for their handicraft made - continue tour excursion to Wind cave - Clear Water Cave - light refreshment & packed lunch at the hut of clear water pool - swim in clear water pool - return by boat to Mulu Airport for departure back to Miri. (B/L)