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Malaysia - Taman Negara National Park, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia - Taman Negara National Park

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... local bus from the north station charging RM 16,5.There are at least three buses per day and it takes 2,5 hours. From Jerantut to Kuala Tahan (gateway to Taman Negara National Park): Public bus: It departs at 8.30 and 13.30, it takes 1,5-2 hours and ...

Taman Negara, Kuala Tembeling, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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Spent the majority of the first day travelling - 3ish hours on the bus, then 3 more on a longtail-esque boat actually into Taman Negara. As we were nearing the resort a mass of black cloud descended on us and erupted into thunderous storms. It ...

Taman Negara, Jerantut,  Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by twohobos

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After a 4-hour drive from Cameron Highlands, we got to the river to catch a 3-hour boat ride up the stream to the National Park, oldest rainforest in the world.. On the way we saw some monkeys, wild pigs, lizards, and water buffaloes. Pretty exciting ...

The Jungle, Kuala Besut, Malaysia travel blog

The Jungle

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsmurrell

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The main reason for going to Kota Bahru was that is was the beginning of the 'Jungle train' which is a 3rd class only stopping train down into the Taman Negara, which is, another superlative, the world's oldest rainforest apparently.  The train left ...

Jungle Railway, Kota Baharu -> Gua Musang, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Railway

A travel blog entry by izzie

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watch this ...

Jungle News, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle News

A travel blog entry by jessica

... afternoon. We're going to stay there for a couple weeks, then move on up to Thailand. After a month and a half, it is almost safe to say that we have conquered Malaysia!! Until next time... -Jessica- P.s. I miss everyone very much!! ...

Taming the Jungle, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taming the Jungle

A travel blog entry by semperfelix

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Well, I am glad that I came here to Taman Negara, but it's not exactly the jungle experience you'd picture: at the moment, I'm sitting in a flash resort (however strangely with zero occupancy), checking my email, having had a western meal and a few ...

The bloodbath of Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

The bloodbath of Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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... notice the blood pouring down my body all afternoon so has promised to buy a lighter for if and when it happens again in Borneo! Leech - 1 K - 0 Fact of the day: Taman Negara used to be called King George IV national park when the Ingerlish had ...

Boat trip down river, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Boat trip down river

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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... because we are fairly time limited and age has made us lazy! So we are just going to enjoy being flash packers in Malaysia. The boat trip was lovely- meandering through the rainforest which turns out is 130 million years old. Dr James has made me take ...

Natureza, ilhas, mergulho e mais cha', Kuala Tahan - Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Natureza, ilhas, mergulho e mais cha'

A travel blog entry by jan_heineman

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... e se as janelas do trem nao estivessem tao sujas, daria pra apreciar melhor a natureza - hehehe. De Jerantut onibus publico para Kuala Tahan, cidade onde situa-se o mais importanmte parque nacional da Malasia: Taman Negara. Diz-se que e' a floresta mais ...

how i almost died in asia, Teman negra rainforest, Malaysia travel blog

how i almost died in asia

A travel blog entry by nealinthailand

... send a helicopter but if u get hurt here well its kinda up to you to get yourself out. so lets start at the beginning i left kuala lumpor by bus to a small town about 5 hours away (its sad when a 5 hour bus trip is considered VERY short). the plan was ...

Taman Negara, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by isonasia

Taman ...

Taman Negara National Park, National Park Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara National Park

A travel blog entry by diene

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Am nächten Morgen setzen wir nach einem ausgiebigem Frühstück auf einem Restaurantboot über in den Nationalpark. Auf guten Pfaden machen wir uns schwitzend auf dem Weg zur größten Attraktion hier: Dem Canopy Walk. Auf Hängebrücken in den ...

Jungle Tales, Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Tales

A travel blog entry by akre

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I took a minibus from the perhentians to taman negara park, in the interior of the peninsula.  Along the way I chatted with a couple from montreal.  They were a bit put off by the prices that guides were charging for a two or three day hike ...

Affenhitze im Urwald, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Affenhitze im Urwald

A travel blog entry by diene

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... ein 15 sitziges Longtailboat ab und schippert uns über den Fluss 68 km und knapp 3 Stunden mitten in den Urwald nach Kuala Tehan. Bereits auf der interessanten Flusstour können wir Wasserbüffel am Ufer, viele exotische Vögel, einige Affen in den ...

Chillin in the Jungle, Teman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Chillin in the Jungle

A travel blog entry by stevelawson

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Greetings from Malaysia! Actually been here a while now, so have plenty to talk about. The bus journey from singapore was uneventul except for one thing...we were jus sitting on the bus at 10:05am, waiting for it to leave when on comes a familiar face. It ...

Taman Negara, Genting Highlands & KL, Jerantut, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara, Genting Highlands & KL

A travel blog entry by edsutch

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... up outside it you might as well go in, it's probably the only place that you can get every type of souvenir in one place in Kuala Lumpur. However the prices are all marked on them and even though they have the typical deals of by 3 for this price, it's a ...

Tenko revisited, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Tenko revisited

A travel blog entry by marmotstew

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Travelled up from Kuala Lumpur in style! Arrived after a long day in Kuala Tahan which is the village at the entrance to the Taman Negara National Park which contains some of the oldest rainforest in the world. Our chalet wouldn't have looked out of ...

Head to Taman Negara, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Head to Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by dowler

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... we head over to Tourist boat to enquire about trips and walks. There's a 9 day hike up to the highest peak in peninsula Malaysia which was tempting but decided I didn't have the time. Luckily it was cancelled anyway due to bad weather so opted for a 4day ...

oh my god this town is dry !!!!!! :o, Kuala tahan, Malaysia travel blog

oh my god this town is dry !!!!!! :o

A travel blog entry by adamandgail

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We had to overnight in Jerantut(the last big town before the NP), before catching the local bus out to Taman Negara National Park.Before getting to Jerantut we didnt even know there was a local bus out to the NP....no one mentioned it, not even LP...it ...

Jungle, monkeys, leeches and other creatures, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle, monkeys, leeches and other creatures

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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... Park. It is some of the oldest rainforest in the world. The river journey was peaceful and scenic and we soon arrived in Kuala Tahan, where we found a lovely room with a resident cat. We went to the park headquarters to enquire about jungle treks but ...

Bugs and boats, Teman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Bugs and boats

A travel blog entry by simona

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... here are incredibly varied. There is a strong Muslim culture and so the call to prayer was heard as we made our way around Malaysia. All around the place you see Buddhist temples, mosques, Hindu temples and churches. A few of the locals on holiday wanted ...

Taman Negara National Park, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara National Park

A travel blog entry by will_waldron

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... to put some of my geographical knowledge (accquired at school) into practice, identifying oxbow lakes and such! Arriving at Kuala Tahan, I checked into a dorm with 2 Germans guys I'd just met, and because accomodation is located on the opposite side ...

Take only photos, Leave only footprints, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Take only photos, Leave only footprints

A travel blog entry by mothman

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Back on the tourist circuit... First tourist bus since that fateful journey from Cambodia - this one was nowhere near as bad! Did manage to lose a second pair of sunglasses within a week, and an ATM ate my cashcard - but they recovered it in 20 minutes ...

Taman Negara, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by barrowmw

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... urban living,we finally ventured into the country...WAY into the country. Our next stop was Teman Negara national park in central Malaysia, which is evidently the oldest rain forest in the world. Not sure how it got that distinction, but it was pretty ...

Taman Negara - jungle adventure, Taman Negara - Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara - jungle adventure

A travel blog entry by mbal

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... the jungle far from the humans), but some interesting smaller animals and snakes. Canopy walk and jungle trekking - 3 hours Kuala Tahan, the village next to the entrance of Taman Negara.  Some floating restaurant are located on the river, ...

Malaysian Jungle, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysian Jungle

A travel blog entry by wanderkate

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... and after finally getting it, I realized there was nothing there than I really wanted to do. So...I decided to leave for Malaysia. Of course there was a train schedule I had planned on adhering to and I'm sure that would have worked out nicely. But ...

Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by bernadtom

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After 3 hours bus and 3 hours boat, I arrived in Kuala Tahan, main village at the Taman Negara National Park. The site is stunning: it is the oldest rainforest in the world. The vegetation is obviously very dense, it is obviously very hot ...

Und hier sind wir wieder (Part I), Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Und hier sind wir wieder (Part I)

A travel blog entry by gruseli

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Mit Auto und Jungle Train (Zug) gings weiter zum Nationalpark Taman Negara. Die Unterkunft war mehr als spartanisch, am zweiten Abend hatten wir sogar noch einen "Gast" in unserem Badezimmer (eine handgrosse Spinne). Die Tiere die wir eigentlich haetten ...

Into the Jungle, Taman Negera, Malaysia travel blog

Into the Jungle

A travel blog entry by lyse_e

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... has warm showers (well at least there is a hot tap I haven't tried it yet!), which can be hard to come by in Malaysia! We've also booked ourselves onto a tour of the countryside here tomorrow (tea plantations, strawberry farms and rose gardens) before we ...

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