Jerantut, Malaysia · 8 hotels available
The world’s oldest primary rainforest, Taman Negara is a hidden gem in the state of Pahang. Located almost center of Malaysia with only 4 hours drive from Kuala Lumpur, this thick ancient rainforest Malaysia has never been influenced by ice ages and other big changes in time. Tith 4343 square kilometers, it is the biggest National Park in Malaysia, stretching through three states of Peninsular Malaysia; Pahang,Terengganu and Kelantan. Visitors get to enjoy the magnificent panoramic view of flora and fauna, apart from tracking (Taman Negara trekking trails) through the park, camping or even fishing. This park is nothing short from an exciting destination to explore. If you prefer your trip to be well organised, there are a few package available to be opted for. You may choose the package according to your preferences. Taman Negara is indeed a highlight that you should pay a visit.
Getting to Taman Negara is most convenient with public transportation as visitors will get a chance to fully immerse in the beautiful green scenery during the journey. Here are some of the options;
Travel by air is possible via MAS or AirAsia as there are flights practically every day from Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan (Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport) which takes less than 45 minutes. But do take note that flights between KLIA and Kuantan may be delayed or turned back due to bad weather. This may happen during the rainy seasons approaching the end of the year. From here, take a taxi straight to Taman Negera.
There are many express bus companies that commutes every day to Taman Negara from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. You can easily hop on a bus that departs straight to Taman Negara each day from the a few pickup points in KL. The bus fee is around RM80 to RM85 for every trip. Check the official Taman Negera homepage for further details.
Known as one of the best Cherating hotel, the Legend Cherating Beach Resort is located along a beautiful coastline and offers 205 spacious and comfortable rooms and suites that overlook a breathtaking view of the garden, swimming pool, and the South China Sea. Every room is connected with a private balcony and WiFi.
Swiss Garden Beach Resort is tuck on the pristine Balok beach that is facing the pristine waters of the South China Sea. Recently upgraded, the resort offers timeless contemporary elegance with a modern blend of luxury. The resort’s 304 rooms and suites are equipped with modern facilities and features traditional motifs, a reflection of the country’s cultural heritage. This is one of the best hotel in Kuantan.
Blending into the serenity and cultural heritage, Hyatt Regency Kuantan Resort is a majestic beach resort in Kuantan located on the luxury coastline of Teluk Cempedak’s pristine beachfront, on the east coast of the Malaysian Peninsular. This 5 star hotel is just a 20-minute drive from the airport and a five minutes away from cultural attractions, the culinary scene and the central business district of Kuantan city.
About 56km off the coast of Pahang lies Tioman Island, an irresistible vacation paradise in the South China Sea. Acclaimed as one of the best island getaways in the world, the warm waters and good visibility make Tioman a paradise for divers. Discover captivating sights such as colourful Gorgonian sea fans, Staghorn corals, nudibranchs and beautifully sculptured sea sponges. Divers will get a chance to swim alongside with huge Napoleon Wrasse, Golden Striped Trevally, Bumphead Parrotfish and shoals of Fusiliers.
They say a picture tells a thousand words and in the case of Berjaya Hills, this saying is very accurate. With Colmar Tropicale and the beautiful Japanese Village, everything is way more appealing up in Berjaya Hills. Colmar Tropicale is a French styled village that is only 45 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur and the Japanese Village is the perfect place to have a good rest and relaxation. Get a quiet and serene spa treatment at the Tatami Spa or stroll through the beautiful gardens or even take part in traditional tea ceremonies at the Tea House.