Tour Period: 4 Days
The journey from Kota Kinabalu to Maliau Basin is approximately 6-7 hours (part of the road are gravel and bumpy!). Afternoon at leisure to wonder around Maliau Basin Studies and do the Nature Trail Walk. If the weather permits, go for a night drive in search of nocturnal wildlife.
Next morning depart for the Agathis Camp to begin the 7km trekking through the Rainforest to reach the Nepenthes Camp (also known as Camel Trophy Camp). This will take about 6 hours of trekking over the rim of the Basin. The first two hours is the most challenging uphill trek for this adventure. Stop for packed lunch and relax enjoying the surrounding rich vegetation. 1300hrs, expected arrival at Nepenthes Camp. Early afternoon walk to the Giluk Falls which is about 1 hour away and back to Nepenthes Camp. A dip in the pool is possible or walk for 2.5km to the spectacular, about 100m in height Takob Akob Falls which is about 2 hours away and back. You can do both waterfalls Giluk & Takob Akob if the time permits.
The following day, trek along the lowland Dipterocarp Forests for Maliau Falls. Along the way enjoy the panoramic view of the Maliau Basin rim at the Lobah Helipad. Take your camera and take some shots of the majestic 7-tiers Maliau Falls. 1800hrs, Expected arrival at Ginseng Camp.
On the last day after breakfast, trek along the forest making your way back to Agathis Camp (9km) and continue to Kota Kinabalu.