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Taman Negara Travel Guide: 218 reviews and 490 photos

Taman Negara - A New Experience

On 14 June 2006 (Wed) evening, I, together with my 2 gal friends - Shili and Karin, we set off the largest national park in Malaysia - Taman Negara. Our adventures begin...

Our itinerary is as follows:
Day 1:
6.50pm: Leave Tanjong Pagar (Singapore) train station for Jerantut, Malaysia.

Day 2:
2.54am: To reach Jerantut Railway Station, then transfer to Hotel Sri Kim Yen.
8am: Transfer to Kuala Tembling Jetty by car. Breakfast at Restaurant Gazali.
9am: Boat ride (river safari) to Kuala Tahan, the HQ for Taman Negara.
12noon: To reach Taman Negara. Check in at Rainforest Resort.
1pm: Lunch at floating restaurant.
2.30 - 6pm: Free and Easy
6.30pm: Dinner at Rainforest Resort - Dedari Coffee House
8.45pm: Introduction to Taman Negara through watching video show and posters at the Interpretive Room. Thereafter, night walk to Tahan Hide to observe wildlife, continue with insect safari in the jungle.

Day 3:
7.30am: Breakfast at Rainforest Resort.
8.30am: Jungle trek to Teresek Hill (344m). Challenge the canopy walkway.
1pm: Lunch at floating restaurant.
3pm: Gua Telinga (Ear Cave) exploration. Visit Orang Asli settlement on the way back.
5pm: Shooting the rapids.
7pm: Dinner at Rainforest Resort.

Day 4:
8am: Breakfast at the resort.
8.45am: Boat ride to Lata Berkoh cascade. On the way back, stop at Kelah Fish Sanctuary to feed the fishes.
12pm: Lunch at floating restaurant.
2pm: Check-out and leave Taman Negara by boat.
4.30pm: Arriving Kuala Tembling Jetty. Transfer to Jerantut town and check-in hotel.
5pm: Explore Jerantut town and dinner on our own.

Day 5:
1am: To leave for Jerantut Railway station.
2.20am: Train to leave for Singapore.
11am: To reach Singapore.

  • Last visit to Taman Negara: Jun 2006
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jul 21, 2007 at 10:16 PM

    Nice tips Y-lyn. I just did the canopy tour in Costa Rica, it was great!

  • Wild_Orchid's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2007 at 5:27 PM

    Taman Negara is timeless-it never changes, but for the seasons & tides! :)

  • bpacker's Profile Photo
    Jan 3, 2007 at 7:53 PM

    Thanks for sharing the info on the new resort, now i know where to stay the next time i go there! Btw, that might be a pix of the clouded monitor lizard you took.

  • leonik's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2006 at 5:05 PM

    interesting! hope to make it to the world's oldest rainforest someday...

  • muddybok's Profile Photo
    Sep 20, 2006 at 3:40 AM

    Hey! You have great taman negara page here.

  • Jun 24, 2006 at 10:44 PM

    Abt The view from Teresek: Manage to take a picture in the distant? The Mountain ranges a few KM away? Take a look at my page - this is a picture from B.Teresek


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