“Let’s explore the truly tropical life in Taman Negara! The 130 million years old virgin rainforest is waiting to share her pride heritage. Discover, enjoy and release your stress within the most amazing beauty nature”
Taman Negara National Park is the perfect place for travelers who love wild life viewing, jungle trekking, hiking, rock climbing, fishing, camping and many more. It is well established as one of the most popular ecotourism in Malaysia. Every year Taman Negara attracts thousands of local and international travelers. It has a tropical, humid climate with temperatures averaging 86°F (30°C). It is opened throughout the year.
Taman Negara covers 4,343 km2 of three states of Malaysia – Pahang at 2,477 km², Kelantan at 1,043 km² and Terangganu at 853 km². Geographically, it is located in the middle of Peninsular Malaysia. It is about 250km from Kuala Lumpur and 580km from Singapore.
There are a few must visit places in Taman Negara. They are not too far from your accommodation in Kuala Tahan. Check out the distance! You can be there either by fully jungle trekking or partially by boat.
Canopy walk – 1.2km
Bukit Teresek – 1.7km,
Gua Telinga (Ear cave) – 2.6km
Lata Berkoh – 8.5km
Start your activities in the morning and return to your accommodation for your lunch and continue your activities in the afternoon.
Taman Negara also known as a home for some rare mammals. Among those are Indochinese Tiger, Sumatran Rhinoceros, Malayan Gaur and Asian Elephant. If you are lucky, you might see them in the vicinity.
The best bird habitats also can be found. Hear melodious song of white-rumped shama, babbler, drangoes, malkohas, hornbills, woodpecker and others.
For an angler, Taman Negara is a fishing paradise. There are more than 300 fish species available in 6 rivers; Sungai Tahan, Sungai Tenor, Sungai Tembeling, Sungai Terenggan, Sungai Keniam and Sungai Perkai. You can ask local people or the boat driver to show the best fishing spots. Ikan Kelah or Malaysia Mahseer is a famous species which is preserved and protected at Kelah Sanctuary in Sungai Tahan.
Get your permits from the Department of Wildlife and National Parks. And start your most exciting explorations.