Taman Negara National Park
Duration: 2 nights escorted tour
Price from: £629pp
Taman Negara 2 nights
Day 1 KL/Taman Negara National Park: Drive for about three hours via the scenic Genting Sempah Mountain Pass, stopping for lunch at the rural town of Jerantut. Leaving the riverbank at Kuala Tembeling you’ll travel up-river on a fascinating boat journey to Kuala Tahan where you arrive late afternoon. After dinner, you have the option to join the night jungle walk.
Day 2 Taman Negara: Subject to weather conditions, join a guided walk through the rainforest to the world’s longest Canopy Walk. Proceed on a trek through the jungle to Teresik Hill, from where you can view Mount Tahan, the highest mountain in Peninsula Malaysia. During the trek, your guide will explain the basics of jungle survival, jungle ecology and point out any flora you see along the way. The return trek takes a different trail passing Lubok Simpon waterhole, where you can take a refreshing dip. This evening, you can join the animal ‘vigil’ at the tree house. However, sightings cannot be guaranteed.
Day 3 Taman Negara/KL: After breakfast, take a brief boat transfer to the town of Kuala Tahan and then onwards by road to KL.
Departures: Daily from Kuala Lumpur. Minimum 2 passengers.
Accommodation: In forest view bungalows at Mutiara Resort. Chalet suites which overlook the river and jungle are also available at a supplement.
Meals: Full board.
Tour price: The price shown is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes transfers by road and boat from KL, accommodation, sightseeing as outlined, services of an English speaking guide throughout and park entry permit.
A visit to Taman Negara is not recommended for the less mobile or during the monsoon season, 15 November-15 January.