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). Total of 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. 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.
The most important thing you have to apply the park entry permit and photography license. Across the river you will see a Wildlife Department or Headquarter (Behind Mutiara Resort). Cost RM1 per permit and RM5 per photography license.
Entrance of Kuala Tahan 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. Agoh Chalet, Tahan Guest House, Nusa Holiday Village, Abot Guest House, 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 (bumbum). 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 to the park and return are easy. Is about 4 hours driver from Kuala Lumpur or you can select a package deal which is picked up from your hotel in the morning. After that, driven you to the small town Kuala Tembeling. You will hop on a longboat by 1.30PM heading to Kuala Tahan. Basically you will arrive by 4PM – 5PM depend on water level
In additional, weather vise is the most ask question. 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 for whole years round is hot and humidity. Further information, you may email me.
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