Semenggoh Nature Reserve
Semenggoh (about 40 minutes away from Kuching; accessible via public bus, taxi and minivan shuttle) is primarily known for its wildlife centre where they conduct two daily feedings for orangutangs (who come or not of their own free will). Few people take the time to enjoy the nature trails as the orangutangs are the primary draw.
There are a couple of short trails available for jungle trekking (no more than 2 km in length) which are enjoyable. My favorite part of this trail was how quickly all city sounds fade away and the call of birds, insects, frogs, and other inhabitants quickly take over. [Read more…]