Trekking through the wilderness is fast becoming a popular outing among nature lovers. Sabah, with its pristine jungle, is able to offers a wide range of activities from sighting the biggest flower on earth, the Rafflesia, discovering exotic culture in the heart of Borneo, learning about the ecosystem in the oldest virgin jungle in the world or just wanting to disappear for days in the Borneo forest.
There are numerous trails available to visitors in many parks such as Kinabalu Park and Danum Valley. Some of these trails only requires a couple of hours to complete, while others will take you deep into the jungle for days, passing through some serene environment and remote villages. Whatever is your preference, you will be able to find it in Sabah
Melangkap was known internationally in 1994 when news of four British soldiers who venture and got lost in Low's Gully of Mount Kinabalu were highlighted and published. The four soldiers eventually made their way to this village, whom received warm welcome in the simple and genuine Dusun hospitality. They were nursed until fit to return to the capital Kota Kinabalu and later to their home country.
Malangkap is located at the Low's Gully outlet which also known as the hidden paradise for the visitors and hidden treasure to the local due to its unique beauty and rich in nature. The gully covered by the evergreen forest and home to thousand of living species like vegetation, flowers, and animals still yet to be explored. Out of the mountain rocks, flows cool crystal clear water forming the Pantaran River.
The villages main source of economy is rubber, while paddy is a staple food that every family has to grow to ensure sufficient supply for the family throughout the year.
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