Hulu Terengganu, Malaysia · 5 hotels available
Kuala Berang is the largest town of Hulu Terengganu district, Terengganu, Malaysia. It was the first capital of Terengganu before moving to Kuala Terengganu. In Malay language, ‘kuala’ means rivermouth and Kuala Berang eventually got its name due to the location where the Berang River meets the Terengganu River. It is also said that, the locals, however named it Kuala Berang after the bamboo species known as ‘buluh berang’ that grew wildly along the banks of Berang River and Terengganu River. Back then, the Chinese called the place as Fo-Lo-Ann. In 1887, the historical Terengganu Inscription Stone was found in Kuala Berang. Hence, it is believed to be the earliest human settlements in Terengganu. Other artefacts findings are also captured at the Bewah and Taat caves at Lake Kenyir which draws the attention of archeologists. The same goes to the location of Pahang local warriors’ graveyards such as Tok Gajah, Tok Indera and Tok Pauh, which are all in Kuala Berang.
There are flights to Kuala Terengganu provided by Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia and Firefly. From the airport, guests may hail a taxi to reach Kuala Berang.
People driving from Kuala Lumpur may drive through the East Coast Expressway (LPT) exiting at Gemuruh exit before continuing the journey towards Kuala Berang.
The express bus terminal is located at Kuala Terengganu. Among the available express bus services are Transnasional, KKKL, Mutiara Express, Sani Express and many more. From the bus terminal, guests may hail a taxi to reach Kuala Berang.
Other public transport available in Kuala Berang are the local public buses and taxis. Taxis carry passengers towards the destination requested.
Kuala Berang serves as the gateway to the famous Lake Kenyir. Lake Kenyir is the biggest man made lake of Malaysia and even in South East Asia. Tours around Lake Kenyir usually contain a visit to a few of the popular attractions such as a visit to popular waterfalls like Lasir, Lata Terap, Petuang, Soak and Tembat. Most popular caves in Lake Kenyir are Bewah and Taat, where guests may encounter the amazing Tiger spiders. Another common reason for visiting Lake Kenyir is the angling activities. The identified best fishing spots in Lake Kenyir are Cacing, Leban, Petuang, Saok and Sungai Terenggan. Anglers come over to Lake Kenyir to try to catch species such as the Kalui, Kawan, Kelah, Kelisa, Lampam Sungei and Toman. The best time for this activity is during the monsoon season which lasts from October to March yearly.
Apart from Lake Kenyir, guests may also visit the Sungai Ketiar Elephant Sanctuary to witness the way the elephants are being cared for. Local famous delicacies of Terengganu includes Nasi Dagang, a savoury sticky rice dish served with silver tuna curry. Other fish snacks are also the speciality in Terengganu which includes Keropok Lekor, fish crackers either fried or boiled and Satar, local grilled fish dumpling wrapped in pandan leaves into a triangle-shaped pieces.
If guests to Lake Kenyir are planning to fish in Kenyir, they need to obtain a permit to do so. Permits are for sale at the Wildlife Department at the Lake Kenyir park entrance.
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