Travel Blogs from Kuala Tahan, Malaysia

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Into the Jungle, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Into the Jungle

A travel blog entry by eggontour

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... war noch genug Zeit etwas zu essen. Die Fahrt mit dem kleinen Ding führte drei Stunden flußaufwärts zum Dorf Kuala Tahan, jedoch gab es außer viel grünem Wald, einigen badenden Kindern, ein paar Rindern und kleinen Vögeln nicht viel zu sehen. ...

Our jungle visit, Tamen Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Our jungle visit

A travel blog entry by monita

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There is a huge national park right in the middle of Malaysia so we decided on our way north to check it out. We arrived in the late afternoon and planned with a travel group to do some hikes while we were there. After several hours on different buses we ...

Taman Negara, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by mfinney

Ok, so we've been too busy travelling and just a little bit lazy! We went here honest, but more on this ...

Jungle Malaisienne, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Malaisienne

A travel blog entry by mylifeinasia

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3 jours dans la jungle malaisienne. Balades a pied ou en pirogue,  baignades et restaurants flottants, c'est ressourçant.  On s'aventure également sur le canopy walkway, pont suspendu long de 400m (en 11 parties) et haut de ...

Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by andrewhubbard

Our next stop after KL was Taman Negara, literally 'National Park', Malaysia's first and most famous national park. We got there via a 4 hour bus ride and 3 hour boat ride. The bus ride gave us an interesting first look at the Malaysia countryside. Once ...

Taman Nagara, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Nagara

A travel blog entry by dna

... top of our heads on the ceiling), it dropped us off in what seemed like the middle of nowhere. The small local village of Kuala Tahan across from the rainforest is so small and quiet that you wouldn't know you've hit it unless someone told you. ...

Im a celebrity get me out of here, kuala tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Im a celebrity get me out of here

A travel blog entry by cjgr

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... a real drier here!, where we had lunch before getting a 3 hour boat ride upstream along the Sungai Tembeling to the village of Kuala tahan, opposite the entrance to the Jungle national Park, known in Malay as Taman Negara. The boat was a long canoe type ...

Taman Negara National Park, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara National Park

A travel blog entry by glmyles

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Taman Negara, the national park in Malaysia, is one of the world's oldest rainforests. We only had one day, but we made the most of it. We went on the canopy walkway, of which there are only 5 in the wolrd. I, of course, have already been on one of them, ...

The Hide, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

The Hide

A travel blog entry by jadjackson

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... listening to the jungle symphony. This morning we hiked about 2km to the river where we took one of the snake boats back to Kuala Tahan. Needless to say the first thing I did when I got back was to discard my sweat soaked clothes (I'm sure all 4kg of ...

Welcome to the Jungle, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Welcome to the Jungle

A travel blog entry by jadjackson

... in India. It sat really low in the water which really added to its racing feel. We were heading for a small village called Kuala Tahan, the base camp on the edge of the Taman Negara national park, which Lonely Planet describes as 'a buzzing, ...

Jungle-train to Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle-train to Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by beachbum78

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... und zu ein soerfi, um den Schweiss abzuschuetteln, grins.. Endlich in Jerantut, nehmen wir die letzte Etappe per Bus nach Kuala Tahan in Angriff. Wir beschliessen die naechste Nacht in einem Hide zu pennen, das sind Wildbeobachtposten im nirgendwo des ...

Jungles, snakes and the fear of Leeches., Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Jungles, snakes and the fear of Leeches.

A travel blog entry by outofthegu

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... wet clothes...that is how hot it was. We set off to the top of the hill, planning to do a full circuit after, back to Kuala Tahan. We reached the top after about an hour climbing steps uphill. It was very tiring, but the views was quite impressive. The ...

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

Taman Negara (National Park)

A travel blog entry by stubo

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Getting up at 6 for a 9 hour train journey was horrible but the route down the centre of Malaysia from Kota Bharu to Taman Jerantut which was very beautiful seeing all the different landscapes as i dont think ive seen a proper Jungle before. Taman Negara ...

Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by sarahanddermot

... only westerners on the train. Managed to finish my book Shantaram -which is excellent by the way. The bs from Jerantut to Kuala Tehan took nearly 2 hours and when we got there we checked into the Liana hostel which was basic but comfortable. The staff ...

Welcome to the Jungle!, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Welcome to the Jungle!

A travel blog entry by tjwanderer

... and longest in the country apart from the one we went on in Penang, which also claims to be the longest and highest in Malaysia! Having already bricked myself on the Penang canopy walkway, we decided to follow another track to the top of a hill and then ...

Carrie Moor goes on an adventure of her own!, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Carrie Moor goes on an adventure of her own!

A travel blog entry by becpowell

... etc came a few days ago) which was good - the trail is the longest of its sort in the world! Afterwards I walked back to Kuala Tahan to wash my backpack (I just couldn't bare it touching my skin it was so horrible!) and went to the river for ...

Ewwwww I Got Bitten!!!, Kuala Tahan - Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Ewwwww I Got Bitten!!!

A travel blog entry by charlotte.in.oz

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Well what another great day .... i got up early and met Susie and we went over the river to see if they had a room or else she was going to have to leave as every thing was full .. and they did so we decided to see if we could find a river tour up river ...

Jungle fever, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle fever

A travel blog entry by hil-john-quayle

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... Tahan and admired the floating restaurants and tin houses and hoped our accomodation would be ok. Having researched the accomodation at Kuala Tahan, we found that the choice was very very slim, we opted for the most expensive choice and for once it ...

Ekoton Chalets, Kuala Tahan - Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Ekoton Chalets

A travel blog entry by ngreenwich0830

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Dodging leeches, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Dodging leeches

A travel blog entry by laura1

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Taman Negara is the main national park on peninsular Malaysia.  As such, it is visited by many tourists, foreign and Malaysian alike.  I was told that there were a number of day hikes you could do on your own and therefore expected it to be ...

Welcome to the jungle, baby!!!, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Welcome to the jungle, baby!!!

A travel blog entry by silberregen

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Speaking of, going to the middle of nowhere: "Welcome to the jungle!!!" Now I can cross another fact out of my list of things I've never done. We walked in the middle of the jungle over some huge rope bridges. It reminded me totally on the pictures of ...

Taman Negara National Park, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara National Park

A travel blog entry by dandj

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The Taman Negara National Park is located in the middle of Malaysia and is it's most visited national park. It's also possibly the driest as there was no alcohol for sale anywhere. Somehow we managed to stay for 3 days but it was tough. The main ...

Last leg of the trip..., Taman Negara Jungle, Malaysia travel blog

Last leg of the trip...

A travel blog entry by michelle05

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... is officially over. We're just in Jerantut right now waiting for our train at 2am to Johor Bharu, on the border of Singapore and Malaysia. We have to leave in 3 days for New Zealand so our major travels here are over :( I'm sad because I thought that I ...

Conquering the Fear, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Conquering the Fear

A travel blog entry by jadjackson

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... of conquest I had over my fear was pretty rewarding. Then when we were walking back to the jetty to catch a river taxi back to Kuala Tahan we saw two large monitor lizards and a big wild pig. It was cool. The irony, after trekking into the jungle and ...

Two day hike, & over night in a hide, tama negara, Malaysia travel blog

Two day hike, & over night in a hide

A travel blog entry by brad.leah

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... north west side is very steep, with ropes and rails to hold on to. As we reached the bottom there is a T-junction, left back to Kuala Tahan (park HQ) or right which leads deeper into he park. We took the right and walked along the river for a while, the ...

Canopy Walkway & Lubok Simpon, tama negara, Malaysia travel blog

Canopy Walkway & Lubok Simpon

A travel blog entry by brad.leah

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We woke up at 10.00 refreshed and energised from a great night sleep. Ready to start the day we headed out to the local food stand to find some breakfast. There was only one out of five stands left, the rest must of sold up and gone home. There were ...

Into the jungle, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Into the jungle

A travel blog entry by laura-scot

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... like a good idea to something a bit different. Our next stop was going to be Taman Negara National Park, a rainforest park in inland Malaysia. The reason behind this was pretty weak, we'd read about a canopy walk that you could do there, but as it was on ...

Tama Negara, hiking boots on!, Tama Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Tama Negara, hiking boots on!

A travel blog entry by brad.leah

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Such an early start, the alarm we off at 07.00, we planned to have a shower but it had been so cold all night we could bring ourselves to get wet. We waited for the Mini bus to come and pick us up from the hostel. Late as usually, we set of at 08.30 ...

Taman Negara, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by bowtie

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After three hour bus ride from Kuala Lumpur to Jerantut, then a  30 minute taxi to the jetty at Kuala Tembeling  and a three hour boat ride we arrive in Taman Negara and cannot find a triple room. We finally found one of the last one's ...

Taman Negara: 'Country Roads, Take me Home!', Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara: 'Country Roads, Take me Home!'

A travel blog entry by cereal42

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... [Rich: Thankfully not that many bats, otherwise I would have been really disappointed about missing it]. Chris walked back to Kuala Tahan whilst I explored a little bit to take up some time before I installed myself in my hide (a kilometre walk away ...

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