1. Taman Negara Pahang, Malaysia
2. How to go
3. Place to stay
4. Where to eat
5. Things to do
About Taman Negara Pahang, Malaysia
Taman Negara Pahang, Malaysia is the world’s oldest primary rainforest compare with Amazon rainforest. By geography of Malaysia, Malaysia’s climate is categorized as equatorial. Research has shown that, Taman Negara Pahang, Malaysia has never been influenced by ice ages and other big changes in time. So Taman Negara is not frozen but kept growthed. Taman Negara Pahang size with 4343 square kilometers it is the biggest National Park in Malaysia, spread out over three states at Peninsular Malaysia; Pahang,Terengganu and Kelantan. Try to think, Taman Negara is about 7 times bigger than Singapore.
How to go Taman Negara Pahang, Malaysia
If you come to Peninsular Malaysia. Taman Negara is one of the highlight you should pay a visit. The park is located almost center of Malaysia with only 4 hours drive from Kuala Lumpur. Some operator offer regular bus and boat depart from Kuala Lumpur at 8.30AM. This transfer cost around RM75 – 95 include boat ticket and save time.Always keep in your mind, Jerantut is the gateway to Taman Negara, if you found buses to Jerantut which means you almost get there.
Place to stay
Taman Negara accommodation usually separate into 3 categories. Mutiara Taman Negara Resort, Local Village Resort and Local Village. That is only 1 accommodation locate inside the park, Mutiara Taman Negara Resort. Local Village and Local Village resort is located opposite of the river name as Kuala Tahan village.
Taman Negara Accommodation – Visitors to the park have several options, from comfortable resort-styled facilities, home stay style to tent camping at various camping grounds. With so many resorts to choose from, visitor preferences will depend on selection criteria like budget, location, privacy, facilities and meals. We will look at some of these criteria to help you make a more informed choice.
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Where to eat
There are only 3 eating option: the semi-fancy restaurant at Mutiara Taman Negara Resort, Taman Negara floating restaurant (The raft house on the river), or a cluster of little warungs opposite where the buses and minibuses drop off.
Things to do in Taman Negara
Kuala Tahan is one of the famost entrance to Taman Negara. Here offer a lot of must do activities and the most memorable memories for you to bring home. Out from the city and come to the jungle enjoy the magnificent panoramic view of flora and fauna. From here it is possible to spend upwards of 10 days hiking (Taman Negara trekking trails) through the park totally incommunicado, but many if not most first-time visitors will spend one, two or three days in the park. Our ideal first-time stay would be two to three days. Taman Negara Observation tower is another attraction, beside to sleep in comfort accommodation, you can be more adventurous to stay in the “HIDE”. There are 3 proper camp site in Taman Negara where you can camp and do a night fishing. Fishing is allow in the main river of Tembeling river. You don’t need to apply any license for that. But fishing in Taman Negara site, you have to get permission from the Wildlife Department.
Taman Negara Package Tour