Friday, October 21, 2011

Amazing adventures in Malaysia

Photo: Stephane Enten

Malaysia, countries in Southeast Asia is a mix of two different world, separated by the South China Sea. Semenanjungnya is a modern city of Kuala Lumpur stands, with the outskirts of the city of many, while Borneo is famous for its beautiful scenery, wildlife, exotic dive locations, and cultural diversity. From the tropical rain forests and pristine national parks until the area of ​​the mountains, and many more places to explore in the world gather culture. Here are some locations adventures in Malaysia for the lovers of nature and challenges.

Mount Kinabalu
For those who find it does not have physical ability to ride one of the highest mountain in Southeast Asia, it is time to enter the mountain back to the list of visits. Now there are 1.2 km strip along the Via Ferrata on Mt Kinabalu, which has a variety of difficulties for all climbers, from beginner to experienced. Mountain Torq, basically, is a band consisting of climbing stairs, rails, and a rope made ​​of steel attached to the surface of the rock. With these climbers can use the band was only able to be used by experienced climbers.

Via Ferrata starts from a height of 3411 m and take you up until the height of 3776 m, making it the world's longest steel band. For those looking for a full experience of adrenaline, you can select the path for a four-hour climb is challenging enough to Low Peak, the highest peak of Mount Kinabalu at an altitude of 4095 m, featuring breathtaking views of the hidden plateaus, also crossed the suspension bridge over the course of 22 m in height 3600 m above sea level!

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Klias Wetlands
Located at 120 km south of Kota Kinabalu, Klias Wetlands are surganya natural beauty. With thick bakaunya forest is home to various species of birds, reptiles, mammals, and insects, these wetlands are mandatory destination for lovers of nature and animals. A stretch of river in the middle, and the best way to explore the Klias Wetlands is to go along the river with the driver.

Make sure you have experienced guides who can explain the diversity of wildlife there, including the type of long-tailed monkeys and big-nosed monkeys are rare, as well as a variety of the endangered animals. At night, the forest is filled with songs of the night animals and insects, but the main show, thousands of fireflies illuminated the river, really once in a lifetime experience. In addition to adventure, see also our list of eight Malaysian dishes that must try!

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Redang Marine Park
Located at 45 km off the coast of Kuala Terengganu in the South China Sea, Redang Marine Park is a world class diving locations that will meet the aspirations of the divers. With the clear blue water and thousands of marine biota, this location popular among both junior and experienced divers. Marine Park (marine park) includes nine islands in Redang Island, but the most famous is the Pulau Redang and Perhentian.

The reversal of the theme for the backpacker in Tokyo, Redang has a more classy image, with features more than a half-dozen resorts. Snorkeling and diving are the most popular activity here, as are the clusters of stunning coral. Somerset is a place famous for beginner divers to practice, but some of the more remote locations have strong currents and is suitable for experienced divers. Somerset also has two historic shipwreck site, which sank at the beginning of World War II.

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Labuan Island
Labuan is a group of large islands and six smaller islands in Sabah, East Malaysia. Waters around the island are the seven clusters surganya reefs and fishing locations, which make this location attractive for divers and sea lovers. In addition to stunning views of the sea and a variety of marine life, it is also home to four shipwreck sites, including the time of World War II.

Referred to the fourth location Australian Wreck, American Wreck, Blue Water Wreck, and the Cement Wreck, are some of the best shipwreck diving sites in Asia reached the ship's side. Local dive schools provide a variety of shipwreck diving training to PADI Wreck basic to Specialty Diver and TDI Advanced Wreck Diving.

The divers, make sure you also visit the neighboring country, Indonesia, for some of the best diving locations in the region. Look at the photos of our journey at the holy divers, Raja Ampat.

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Sipadan Island
Sipadan Island diving sites claiming to be the best in the world. Outside of the larger claims, the location of the diving here is world class, with more than 3000 species of fish and hundreds of coral species recorded.

In 2002, the resort on the island was closed to protect the environment, so visitors must stay on the island surroundings, such as Mabul or Semporna, and boarded a boat to Sipadan for diving. Because now the island of Sipadan is protected, only 120 divers can dive per day, so we encourage you to dive as soon as possible in order to sign the register.

Make sure you consult with dive operators leave the question of equipment, because some of the companies found guilty of diving without permission. Surrounded by many residents Sipadan reefs, turtles and white tip sharks often appear on every dive at a depth of 10-30 meters and more.

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Kota Kinabalu National Park
Recognized World Heritage Site of UNESCO in Malaysia, Kota Kinabalu National Park, became one tourist destination in Malaysia. Founded in 1964, this national park is home to flora and fauna spread over more than four climate zones, making it one of the most important biological sites in the world. Apart from the wide range of crops, meat eaters, the park also patronized many endangered species, including the Kinabalu giant red leech, and a giant earthworm.

The national park is located on the west coast of Sabah, and has an area of 754 sq km around Mount Kinabalu. The park headquarters is the main entry point for most visitors, easily accessible from Sabah via perdesaan roads and streets. The villain may be more relaxing enjoy exploring the park on foot. Accommodation is available in the park near the main office. The sea lovers will definitely love the article diving Bunaken, Indonesia.

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Gunung Mulu National Park
The aim must be to the intrepid adventurer, Gunung Mulu National Park is where you find the longest limestone cave networks in the world, hidden beneath the jungle on the slopes of the mountain. Good fate holes (Gua fortune) is one of the largest caves here, has the largest underground chamber in the world known as the Sarawak Chamber and the Deer Cave (Cave Honda), the world's largest cave corridor.

Meanwhile, Clearwater Cave, which has extensive river systems and flow along the 30 miles underground. For those who prefer activities above ground, can luck stamina to conquer Pinnacles, limestone mountains. The climbers need stamina and a few days climbing to reach the peak.

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Taman Negara National Park
The Taman Negara National Park is a the largest park in Malaysia, which covers the widest area of Pahang, Kelantan and Terengganu. The park is home to one of the oldest tropical rainforest in the world to have a very diverse ecosystem.

Much to do and see in the garden, from river rafting, to hiking trails hiking in some forest life, as she felt. Teresek band will take you to the band's famous National Park canopy in the world, over 510 m and 45 m depending on the height above ground level. Visitors can enjoy the incredible view from the forest. Try to find Mengkudur giant tree, or a variety of animals like elephants, wild pigs, and monkeys.

Impressed with the variety of jungle tour experience? You can try to climb ramps Baduy death, into the forest had become opium farm, or feel so gibbon with hanging between trees.

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