Travel Blogs from Kuala Tahan, Malaysia

Sort by Newest Best first

Earthquake rattles Singapore and thousands flee!!!, Kuala Taman, Malaysia travel blog

Earthquake rattles Singapore and thousands flee!!!

A travel blog entry by cleff

This is a top pick!
2

... to pray was impressive. Certainly gives Christian faiths a run for their money as far as devotion goes. Taking a bus out of Singapore into Malaysia was boring but eventful. On the bus, off the bus. On the bus off the bus. The boarder crossing is easy, ...

Huffing and puffing through the oldest rainforest, Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Huffing and puffing through the oldest rainforest

A travel blog entry by idarich

This is a top pick!
3

... river in a small wooden boat, hitting a few unexpected rapids along the way! Three hours later, at midday, we arrived at Kuala Tahan, the small village opposite the Taman Negara Park headquarters. We were keen to try and arrange an overnight stay in ...

Walking on Tree Tops, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Walking on Tree Tops

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

This is a top pick!
6

With national park permit in hand I crossed over the river by the little boats shuttling people back and forth and set out into the 130 million year old rainforest in search of it's innumerable wildlife and creepy-crawlies. Actually I won't mind missing ...

Jungle Train, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Train

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

This is a top pick!
3

... bar the moldy pillows to keep out the mozzies. The next place I checked out was a bright and cheery place called Tahan guesthouse where almost every surface, including the toilet, had been painted with bright rainforest scenes and animals although the ...

Firestarter, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Firestarter

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

This is a top pick!
5

... would be quite a touristy visit to one of the Orang Asli villages near here who are the indigenous minority peoples of Peninsular Malaysia with the name meaning 'original peoples' in Malay. Being talked into it by Janet I went along with almost writing it ...

No cash, lets dash, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

No cash, lets dash

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

This is a top pick!
2
10

... us another 2 hours to reach Jerantut where we had to purchase our permits for the park and then another 90 minutes to get to Kuala Tahan where we were due to stay.  With less money than we really would like we had no choice but to take the 10 ...

The Jungle Train and a trek, Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia travel blog

The Jungle Train and a trek

A travel blog entry by hils

This is a top pick!
5

I'd just finished this entry and somehow managed to lose it all, so here goes again. It was another very early start to go and catch the jungle train. The first hour was quite a novelty riding through the dense jungle and watching the sun rise and ...

Having a well earned rest, Taman Negera, Malaysia travel blog

Having a well earned rest

A travel blog entry by rbisset

This is a top pick!

After yesterdays exertions I was knackered so I allowed myself a lazy day to relax and recover. Enjoyed another quality roti breakfast (really like those roti's!) before getting down to some serious diary writing and finished off writing about Thailand, ...

Tree huggers of the world unite, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Tree huggers of the world unite

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

This is a top pick!
66

... and bats shitting on your head, which we didn’t have the time for or the inclination, we would take a detour to Kuala Lumpur for a few days before we descended on Cheryl and Siong.  We considered the options whilst the kindly man from the ...

Jungle Massive, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Massive

A travel blog entry by stevejames

This is a top pick!
1

...

River deep, tree high, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

River deep, tree high

A travel blog entry by stevejames

This is a top pick!
7

...

Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by faff

This is a top pick!
8

... from Cameron highlands to here is exhausting with a number of bus transfers. You have to get back down to Jerantut and then up to Kuala Tahan. It takes all day so be prepared. The next day we got a river boat 30 mins up the river and hiked a 13km ...

Taman Negara Rain Forest, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara Rain Forest

A travel blog entry by rcys

This is a top pick!
9

Snake eating Lizzard ...

To The Rainforest, Taman Negera, Malaysia travel blog

To The Rainforest

A travel blog entry by rbisset

This is a top pick!
6

... ) which was dirt cheap and delicious! Back on a really funky looking bus for yet another hours travel before we finally arrived at Kuala Tahan in Taman Negara. The second we arrived some woman jumped on the bus and tried to get us to all check into the ...

Jungle Trekking and Lots of Sweating!, Taman Negera, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Trekking and Lots of Sweating!

A travel blog entry by rbisset

This is a top pick!
10

... about 2km's through the jungle until we reached the rooftop canopy walk. The canopy walk is a major focal point of the Malaysia "Truly Asia" advertising campaign and rightfully so. An Indian Jones style rope bridge suspended 25 metres above ground and I ...

Caveman Davey, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Caveman Davey

A travel blog entry by benabroad

This is a top pick!
28

... concentrating on your footsteps (or de-leaching your shoes), as if you don't you'd end up flat on your face every 2 steps.      Got back to Kuala tahan about 6, showered, got on the 7 bus to Jerantut, then got on the 12:30 train to ...

Tarzan and Jayne, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Tarzan and Jayne

A travel blog entry by themooners

This is a top pick!
6
16

... the 'park' stretches over 4343 sq km. The jungle is over 130 million years old and it is located almost in the center of Malaysia. Having never been logged or cleared, it remains a virgin jungle to this day. The journey there took all day, starting with a ...

Into the jungle!!!, Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Into the jungle!!!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

This is a top pick!
3

On the road again bright and early, we started the long trek across central Malaysia to the Taman Negara National Park made even longer as we hit the school run which meant we stopped every 100m or so! Excellent! Our tummies had been nicely gratified ...

Canopy Walkway., Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Canopy Walkway.

A travel blog entry by reuben_brown

6

After checking into our dorm we met the legendary jungle guide Suleiman or "Slow-man" as he called himself, a guide for over 16 years he has since gone into semi-retirement and now runs a book exchange and offers advice on trips to take. He quickly ...

Taman Negara, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by thetour

62

... the dry season but we are just entering the dry season, so the leeches were definitely an unwelcome guest. When arrived back to Kuala Tahan we had a celebratory feed at a restaurant and spent the rest of the day and night recuperating back at the Durian ...

Teman Negara, Teman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Teman Negara

A travel blog entry by felicityb

41

... the main town outside Taman Nagara, Jerantut, so that we could obtain permits to the National Park. The village we stayed in, Kuala Tahan, was very remote and the only words really to describe it would be small and basic. The accomodation was expensive ...

Tamen Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Tamen Negara

A travel blog entry by aliandjon

27

... landlord said, 'it comes with aircon'...!), opting for a colorfully painted guest house on the edge of the tiny village of Kuala Tahan, a river crossing from the rain forest reserve. Ali could barely hide her excitement en route as she promised herself ...

Its a jungle out there..., Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Its a jungle out there...

A travel blog entry by heathermills

... 15 camera wielding tourists soon scared the beasts away.  Finally we arrived at the park headquarters based around the tiny village of Kuala Tahan, were we moored at one of several floating restaurants along the shore of the river.  We scrambled out of ...

Taman Negara National Park, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara National Park

A travel blog entry by sarahvani

The story of Friday the 13th needs more ...

Traveling to Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Traveling to Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by vieraadventures

... hour then we were joined by two German girls, Katharina and Corinna. We enjoyed the ride chatting and resting. Once we were at Kuala Tahan (after 8-9 hours), all four of us started our hunt for a place to stay. We started with our first picks but no ...

The Oldest Rainforest in the World, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

The Oldest Rainforest in the World

A travel blog entry by vieraadventures

1
33

... boat to the main town with all of our stuff, again. I am so glad none of us fell in! We walked straight to the Tahan Guest House which was the cutest place ever! It's a very colorfully decorated guesthouse that looks just like a pre-school so I felt ...

Jungle Bound, Somewhere in the jungle, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Bound

A travel blog entry by jonnytheroth

... outing although this is getting less. Leeches were bad when we fist got there but because it hasnt really rained since i got to malaysia theyve all but dissappeared ive not had one for over a week which is nice. Its lovely in the day time to ...

The Oldest and the Longest, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

The Oldest and the Longest

A travel blog entry by escapefromuk

10

... in search of the canopy walkway, a short 20 minute walk through the jungle. Unfortunately for us it appeared that the whole of Malaysia was having a team building day and we had to wait behind hundreds of locals as they climbed up four at a time. We ...

Taman Nagara, Taman Nagara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Nagara

A travel blog entry by wyattmoy

11

... with springs sticking in your backside & it was 10 hours long, but the scenary was pretty amazing. Then we got a mini van to Kuala Tahan the little village in the rainforest. We checked into a little wooden chalet, basic but what would you expect in the ...

Jungle trekking, snakes and the canopy walkway!, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle trekking, snakes and the canopy walkway!

A travel blog entry by sar-and-sag

28

... you guys this time, firstly we'll deal with our venture into Taman Negara - the oldest rainforest in the world! The journey to Kuala Tahan, the small village which is the entry point into Taman Negara was fairly exciting..took a 3 hour ride on a ...

Sort by Newest Best first