Places to go for hiking in Sibu, Malaysia

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1.Bukit Aup Jubilee Park

  Winner of the 1998 National Landscaping Competition for Public Parks, Bukit Aup is a 24-acre (10ha) cluster of low hills with a lookout tower offering views of the surrounding plantations, longhouses and the Igan River.

  The tower, located on the park’s highest peak (59m), is often visited by local Ibans bringing offerings to a benevolent spirit, the Naga Bari, which is believed to help people in need.

  There are picnic huts, a canteen, a suspension bridge over a small lake which is good for photo opportunities, and jogging and walking trails.

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2.Lin’s Swan Garden

  Sibu Gateway is a landmark at the downtown area which includes an illuminated fountain, a garden, and a Swan statue surrounded by 12 Chinese zodiac signs. Nothing much to see here, just statues. Located aside with Sibu Gateway, town centre.The large swan symbols for Sibu town; wings expand bring this small town widespread worldwide.

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3.Bukit Lima Forest Park

  Well, it’s a cool place to jog, mornings or evenings.

  Two plank walk trails totalling 6km run mostly through a shady forest, with some open more exposed areas.

  For those who like to observe, it is a place to experience nature’s wonders, be it the birdlife (bright red scarlet- rumped trogons in the undergrowth just a stone’s throw away), the jungle fruits that one can spot on the plank walk or the huge variety of trees – trunks of all shapes, sizes, colours and textures and foliage fi lling most available spaces.

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4.Permai Lake Garden

  Permai Lake Garden has become the second green lung of Sibu, thanks to the joint efforts of Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem, Minister of Local Government and Community Development Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh and Sibu Municipal Council.

  Opened in 2002 through an initiative of Sibu BN Visionary Team led by Wong, the late Datuk Robert Lau and Sibu Municipal Council, the green park with a scenic lake was developed in three phases with National Landscape Department.

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