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NATIONAL PARKS

TAMAN NEGARA NATIONAL PARK  - Nature & Adventure

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| Kuala Tahan | Sungai Relau | Kuala Koh | Tanjong Mentong |

 
 

TIPS FOR TRIPS & THRILLS

 

A range of exciting activities await the intrepid visitor to Taman Negara. Not all the four park entry points offer the same activities, and each has its own unique features.

 

Shooting the rapids is a must for all thrill seekers. White water rafting sites include upstream Sungai Tembeling from Kuala Tahan; experience an hour of raw water power as you and your boat mates negotiate seven sets of rapids. Alternatively go for traditional bamboo rafting from Kuala Pertang to Kuala Koh. Kayaking can also be done. For more leisurely activities, swimming at all entryways is safe at designated spots that are so pristine you never want to leave the water. Otherwise picnic trips to gushing waterfalls such as Lata Berkoh upstream from Kuala Tahan offer another way to commune with nature.

 

Fishing and Angling

A true anglers? paradise, the park?s rivers sport popular species such as kelisa (arowana), toman (snakehead), sebarau and the prized kelah (Malayan mahseer). Many of the local species are large and aggressive, providing a great challenge for fishing enthusiasts. Note that some areas have forbidden zones where fish sanctuaries are located.

 

Bird Watching

With about 350 species of birds in the whole Park including Drongos, Malkohas and the pied Hornbill, Taman Negara is naturally one of the prime birding spots in the region.

 

Spelunking or Caving

With so many unspoilt caves to be explored, Taman Negara is a spelunker?s limestone forest haven. Gua is the word for cave in Malay, and most have spectacular rock formations and a great variety of flora and fauna to be discovered. Some caves even have valuable prehistoric finds, and many caves are still subject to archaeological study, Take part in this speleological discovery.

 
 
 

A TASTE OF TRAILS & TREKS

 

Jungle Trekking

Trekking is the most popular activity as it is simple and for everyone to choose how strenuous: they wish it to he. Nothing beats a closer look at all the different species of flora that can he found in this jungle paradise, and perhaps some big fauna here and there.  Having a guide is best to help you uncover the secrets of the forest, especially for night trekking to see nocturnal jungle life.

 

Canopy Walkway

One destination for your trekking would he the park?s canopy walkways to get a bird?s eye view of the world?s oldest rainforest. These have been built at Kuala Tahan and also at Kuala Koh. By the way, Kuala Tahan?s canopy walkway is the longest in the world at almost 1/2 a kilometre in length and should not he missed.

 

Observation Hides

If your trails and treks have still not shown you any wild animals, don?t despair: Tropical fauna, even large predators, are by nature fairy shy and prefer to be hidden. This is why various bumbun or jungle hides have been built near wildlife frequented salt licks. These are simple high sheds with basic amenities such as a toilet and a place to sleep, from where you can wait overnight for animals to come by.

 
 
 

TRUDGE TO THE TOPS

 

Mountain Climbing

If climbing up mountain tops is your cup of tea, Taman Negara is the place to be. The park hosts Gunung Tahan. which at LIS7nit the highest peak in the southernmost part of the Asian continent. The challenging summit can be reached by trekking, river fording and climbing over 3 to H days; this depends from either Sungai Relau (closest point). Kuala Tahan, or Kuala Koh (most challenging route) at more than a week round trip. Taman Negara other entry point of Tanjung Mentong at Tasik Kenyir is the trudging off point to another of the parks popular climbs. Gunung Gagau at I,376m. A local guide is required for any mountain climbing expedition in Taman Negara.

 
 
 
 

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| Kuala Tahan | Sungai Relau | Kuala Koh | Tanjong Mentong |

Nature & Adventure

TAMAN NEGARA NATIONAL PARK

NATIONAL PARKS