Johor, Malaysia · 2 hotels available
A preserved forest and that is breathtakingly beautiful, Endau Rompin National Park contains some of the oldest rainforests in the world. Covering an approximate area of 870 km², this national park is located at the south of Pahang to the north east of Johor making it the second largest national park in Peninsular Malaysia after Taman Negara. Featuring rock formations some of them age around 248 million years old, this park contained the largest remaining population of the threatened Northern Sumatran rhinoceros species on the Malay Peninsula. Being a home to a diverse of flora and fauna however, there is a slim chance of spotting them as they have ample space to roam around within the park boundaries. Apart from the rhino, other animals that live in the national park are the white- handed gibbon, Malaysian tiger, Asian elephant, wild boar, tapir, slow loris, deer, long-tail macaques and leopards while the bird species that can be commonly found here are the hornbills and kingfishers. A perfect destination to run away for a while from the hustle and bustle fo the city, people come here for its majestic waterwall and breathtaking view.
As the park is not easily accessible by normal vehicles, it is however a popular attraction especially among adventure seekers. With a special permit of RM10 from the Johor National Park Corporation, there are three entries to this park namely;
It is the Selai entry that is mostly recommended due to good logistics and and well developed infrastructure, especially the road and acommodation. There is also a few packages offered if you plan to enter via this entry. While there is no package offered for the Kampong Peta entry, the Selendang entry is not really remommended as the Facilities and chalet are not in good conditions.
Menchali Forest Reserve has a total area of 630 hectares, located about 16 km away from Kuala Rompin, where 191 hectares of it have been reserved for scientific research purposes while another 161 hectares has been gazetted as a recreational park. This park serves as an area for rest and recreations for the residents of Kuantan. A short walk around the park takes a visitor through lowland peat swamps trees such as the shorea, Eugenia, hopea, calophyllum, artocarpus, catonopsis and bouea. Several species of swamp and wetlands birds are also found here.
Located 32 kilometres off the east coast of Pahang state, Tioman Island is renowned for its sparkling azure water and soft, white sand. Surrounded by numerous white coral reefs, it is a haven scuba divers. To get here, one can take a ferry ride from Mersing or Tanjung Gemuk. With a few Ringgit to be paid for the island and marine park fee, this island is also a perfect gateway for a leisure trip or a honeymoon destination.
Step into one of 112 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day in this serene yet magnificent resort. Offering excellent accommodations in the beaches district of Kuala Rompin, Rompin Beach Resorts is a famous pick for both business and leisure travelers. The hotel offers superb facilities, including fitness center, sauna, garden, to help you unwind after an action-packed day in the city.
Tucked in the beaches area of Kuala Rompin city, Lanjut Golden Beach & Golf Resort Kuala Rompin provides the most convenient base for you to take a break from the hustle of the city. Here, every effort is made to make guests feel welcomed and comfortable. The hotel's golf course (on site), outdoor pool, children's playground, garden, karaoke are ideal places to relax and unwind after a busy day. High quality facilities and an excellently strategic location make the Lanjut Golden Beach & Golf Resort Kuala Rompin an ideal spot for your stay.