Taman Negara (National Park) is the first and the oldest official Protected jungle. It cover 3 state in total of 4343 sq km (Almost 7 times of Singapore size) with 4 main entrance to the park. Kuala Tahan, Sungai Relau, Kuala Koh and Tanjung Mentong.
Inside the Park are fairly easy boardwalk circuits. With the option of traversing the longest rope walkway in the world through to serious 100km round trip hikes. Visitors can enjoy the river and the tropical rainforest. Visitors perhaps see some of the bountiful wildlife. It’s also home to fairly undisturbed indigenous tribes.
Kuala Tahan entrance is the most popular attraction compare with Sungai Relau, Kuala Koh, and Tanjung Mentong. Accommodations are easily to find it here. From comfortable resort-styled facilities, home stay style to tent camping at various camping grounds. Cheaper accommodation is also available for backpackers (prices range from RM10 to RM100 per night); Agoh Chalet, Tahan Guest House, Nusa Holiday Village, Travelers Home, and many others.
Local activities from casual to adventure, and some well organize tour 2 – 4 days. Just make what you want. Here offer a lot of fun things to do. The famous Canopy Walkway with 510 meters long suspension bridge between high treetops, spectacular views at heights of over 45 meter. Other activities and attractions within the national park are bird watching, overnight in one of the wildlife observation hides or call bumbum in Malay, adventurous like Real Inner Jungle trail, visit the aboriginal settlement, rapid shooting toward Sg.Trenggan, night jungle walk and more to find out yourself.
Now a days, transportation to get in Taman Negara and return are easy. Is about 4 hours driver from Kuala Lumpur or you can select a package deal which is picked up from the hotel in the morning, and then driven to the small town Kuala Tembeling. Here you will hop on a longboat, and with several other longboats you will start the journey by river.
The dry season runs from Mid of February to September. Best time to visit is April to August. End of the year will be monsoon season. Weather is whole years hot and humidity. Before you do any activities in the park, you have to apply a park entry permit cost RM1 and RM5 for a photography license. Any camera device including smart phone you need to apply a license. Across the river you will see a Wildlife Department or Headquarter (Behind Mutiara Resort). From there you can apply the license. Office hours from 8AM – 6PM.
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