Monday, August 9, 2010

Adventure Outdoors For the Entire Family In Malaysia

Sarawak, the largest state in Malaysia is by far the most exotic. This land of Hornbills, orang-utan and near the legendary White Rajah Borneo considered "hidden paradise". Its rainforest, the size of Austria, houses the richest and most diverse in the world of eco-system of snakes and flying squirrels, plants eat insects and small mammals and a myriad of unique flora and native animals live. In addition to national parks and famous caves, also it has a rich heritage.

Kuching, Sarawak's capital and largest city is home to 26 indigenous groups, each with their own traditions and heritage interest. On the eve of Kuching, Sarawak Cultural Village offers a remarkable insight into the multi-ethnic society Sarawak. This living museum introduces visitors to the different indigenous groups in East Malaysia. The village is a copy of lifestyles that promote housing, crafts and traditions of the ten largest groups of indigenous peoples. The Bidayuh head house where the skulls were kept, the Iban longhouse, where people live in communal fashion weaving traditional crafts, tallhouses Melanau, built on stilts high because these people were fishermen who lived on the sea - these are just some of the models adopted by the Sarawak cultural heritage. Traditional dances performed here are colorful, vibrant and energetic, and integrate visitors local traditions. Sarawak Village is not only training but a unique holiday experience extremely popular with kids!

Among national parks, Bako National Park offers the oldest and smallest parks in Sarawak a range of wildlife as unsurpassed in such a small space. Here, bearded pigs, monkeys with silver leaf, monitor lizards and monkeys are rare and unusual trunk residence. Batang Ai National Park offers a rainforest like no other, with wild gibbons, including the orang-utan and rhinoceros birds. The park offers beautiful wilderness travel including trekking in the jungle and fishing trips of all kinds. Gunung Gading National Park has the world's largest flower, the Rafflesia, and mountain streams wonderful for swimming.

Gunung Mulu National Park, the largest reserves of Sarawak is an unspoiled wilderness adventure with all kinds of holidays - trekking, caving and observing wildlife. His most famous attractions is the Pinnacles, a stone forest of razor sharp limestone peaks soaring 45 km. over the rainforest, and "Headhunters Trail, which follows a path of ancient tribal war. Near the coast, protects the Niah Caves National Park core attractions Sarawak - The Great Cave, one of the largest in the world.

For rest and relaxation, nothing beats relaxing, quiet Kuching, with its fair share of charm. Kuching, cat senses, the museum houses the Cat, the only of its kind in the world, covering anything and everything related to cats. Many old buildings of European, Chinese, local and indigenous origin, dating as far back as 1600, can still be seen here. The city is divided by the Sarawak River and its waterfront is not to be missed. Regional, adventure of all kinds and all ages to be had - the crocodile farm, wildlife sanctuary Semmenggoh, Wind Cave and Fairy Cave are some of these attractions.

The combination of adventure, wildlife and culture, Sarawak is actually hidden paradise in Malaysia and a perfect destination for family adventure travel!