Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Rich heritage, rare species, Niah Caves must be every trekker’s discovery

Niah Caves
Attention! all you adventure freaks. Get ready to discover the hidden treasures of Malaysia. Situated in South of Miri, Sarawak, get enmeshed in this work of nature.

You will be surprised to know that this cave had initially been used as a burial ground. Catch a glimpse of 1000 year old rock paintings of small canoe like boats within greenish walls of the painted cave which were possibly used as coffins. Interesting? Read on;

Trek further down the cave and see a collection of bird’s nests. Watch rare sights of swiftlets hovering around, occasional screeches of bats. You’ll be fascinated to know that the edible white bird’s nests are used as a delicacy in the famous Chinese dish “birds nest soup”.

Iban Longhouse
So if you’re planning to go on an adventurous trekking spree, then you must unearth the discovery of the NiahCaves.

Must do: Explore forest trails, visit the Iban Longhouse, enjoy boat rides, Go to Niah’a famous painted Cave and explore the Great Cave to see excavation sites.

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