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Kuching – Climbing Mount Santubong

Kuching – Climbing Mount Santubong Mount Santubong, on the Damai Peninsula, about 30 minutes drive from downtown Kuching, is 810m above sea level. Sounds tame, but looks can be deceiving, as after a fairly gentle gradient up, it becomes a serious climb, with scaling required where the grade can reach 75*, in short almost vertical. […]

Melaka River Cruise

The river was the main artery of trade for Melaka in its heyday when it was bustling with traders from all around the world. Some buildings from that era still stand majestically by the river, which is also lined by old villages, or kampungs, and modern day buildings. The 45-minute cruise is accompanied by an […]

Kenong Rimba Park, Pahang

Covering an area of 121 sq kilometres in the Kenong Valley, Kenong Rimba Park lies in the south-west of Taman Negara. Within the park are some magnificent limestone caves. The sense of tranquility and quiet solitude are broken only by the chirping of birds and the cascading waterfalls. Each limestone cave is situated about half […]

Kilim River Cruise, Langkawi

Spread over an area of 100sq. km, Kilim Nature Park features a beautiful mix of well protected green mangrove forests, isolated white beaches and blue lagoons. Along the trail, passing through calm winding rivers, you will be exposed to the wonders of the park’s marine ecosystem, flora and fauna and its natural habitats. Some tour […]

Seafaring tales, old world charm, Melaka

Once an important international trading port, Melaka is now one of the country’s most popular destinations. A UNESCO World Heritage City, Melaka is deemed the birthplace of the nation’s historical and cultural heritage, with over 600 years of history to its name. Its landmark buildings inherit their unique architecture from British, Portuguese and Dutch influences, […]

River safari, Sabah

Kinabatangan River is the longest river in Sabah. It is home to one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems, especially around its lower basin. The Lower Kinabatangan forest-covered floodplain – one of the largest in the country – is a renowned wildlife sanctuary where exotic species such as Proboscis monkeys, Sumatran rhinos and Asian elephants […]