What The Tourist Guide Doesn't Tell You - The Batu Caves, Malaysia

4년 전

On the outskirts of the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur, is one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside of India. The Batu Caves.
222666705_2ad84deecf_b.jpg

But within the 100m limestone hill are little known caves that tourists often don't get to visit. Called the Dark Caves, they are home to rare and endemic species, such as friut bats, long legged crickets, poisonous centipedes and trap door spiders. 15491789790_0e8f43bf31_b.jpg

Getting to the caves is not an easy task though, there are 272 gruelling steps to the top! But its absolutely worth it.

Unknown-1.jpeg

The dark caves consist of a two-kilometer network of relatively untouched caverns. Stalactites jutting from the cave's ceiling and stalagmites rising from the floor form intricate formations such as cave curtains, flow stones, cave pearls and scallops which took thousands of years to form.
Foto1-36.jpg
In order to maintain the cave's ecology, access is restricted. The Malaysian Nature Society organises regular educational and adventure trips to the Dark Wet Caves.
Unknown.jpeg

This is unquestionably one of Malaysia's best kept secrets, and should definitely feature on your trip, should you ever decide on a little Asian adventure.

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
STEEMKR.COM IS SPONSORED BY
ADVERTISEMENT
Sort Order:  trending

Hi! I am a robot. I just upvoted you! I found similar content that readers might be interested in:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1HDofL5XgQ

WARNING - The message you received from @shafiqraza is a CONFIRMED SCAM!
DO NOT FOLLOW any instruction and DO NOT CLICK on any link in the comment!

For more information, read this post:
https://steemit.com/steemit/@arcange/phishing-site-reported-postupper-dot-ml

If you find my work to protect you and the community valuable, please consider to upvote this warning or to vote for my witness.