Bako National Park, situated about 38km from Kuching on the Muara Tebas peninsular at the mouth of the Sarawak River, can be reached by car and longboat in one and a half-hour. The park is a botanical treasure with as many as 25 different types of vegetation. It is also home to numerous species of birds, snakes and animals such as proboscis monkeys, long tailed macaques, wild boars, sambar deers and monitor lizards. Sixteen well-demarcated paths in the park can be followed without any difficulty or fear of getting lost. Click here for tour information.