Travel Blogs from Kuala Tahan, Malaysia

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Day 17 - The boat ride, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Day 17 - The boat ride

A travel blog entry by gab4ever

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The guy at the hotel explained everything and he arranged the transport to Kuala Tembling Jetty and the transport to the Mutiara Resort for the next morning. He also advised me a place to eat and I like the deep fried chicken there. When I woke up a ...

Jelawang Country Park, Dabong, Malaysia travel blog

Jelawang Country Park

A travel blog entry by ainel

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... up to the top of the waterfall.... All I can say was that it was an experience. There are so many nice people here in Malaysia, and they will do what they can to help you out with what many of them have is limited English. We finally found the train ...

Hot and Humid, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Hot and Humid

A travel blog entry by eloiseboyce

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... and a hot shower for RM75 which we felt was a bit of a bargain. And on top of that the guy running the place was lovely. Kuala Tahan is the gateway to the Taman Negara (National Park in Malay) and it was not was I expected or envisaged it would be like. ...

C`mon it`s not that far! - Von wegen!, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

C`mon it`s not that far! - Von wegen!

A travel blog entry by reginaworldwide

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... . Ohne Regenjacke waren die naechsten 2 Stunden dementsprechend unangenehm. Aber auch das ging vorbei und wir sind in Kuala Tahan angekommen. Hier ist eigentlich alles auf Tourismus ausgelegt und somit war es auch nicht schwer ein "tierfreundliches" ...

Into the wild, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Into the wild

A travel blog entry by jelmervdzweep

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... , een aapje, een zwemmende leguaan en veel vogels door twee oplettende vogelaars die voor me in de boot zaten. Eenmaal in Kuala Tahan aangekomen, werd het snel duidelijk dat er veel toeristen naar de jungle toe gaan. Alle gebouwen van het kleine dorpje ...

Peninsular Malaysia - map pin, Kuala Lumpar/Perenthian Islands, Malaysia travel blog

Peninsular Malaysia - map pin

A travel blog entry by stevieg

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Taman Negara - Inte riktigt som jag hade tänkt mig, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara - Inte riktigt som jag hade tänkt mig

A travel blog entry by larsson

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... floden jämfört med nationalparken, det finns en resort inom parkens gränser men majoriteten av alla som utforskar parken utgår från Kuala Tahan. Åt en lång lunch på en flytande restaurang nere vid floden med en bok i handen och kvällen ...

Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by bartenanouk

Helaas zat er vannacht een mug in het laken van Bart die we vanuit Cameron Hiighlands hebben meegebracht, alsnog niet zo goed geslapen dus. Wel heerlijk om airco en een eigen kamer te hebben! Vandaag superlekker ontbeten in het resort, met ei toast en ...

Nature Reserve of Taman Negara, Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Nature Reserve of Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by ngrick

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... exchange for the actual permit at Kampung Kuala Tahan the following day in Taman Negara. Not knowing whether there was public transport from Kuala Tahan back to Jerantut, I booked the return coach ticket (MYR$25) at the tour agency. At 6.30pm, I boarded ...

The Oldest Rainforest on Earth (Malaysia), Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

The Oldest Rainforest on Earth (Malaysia)

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... mountain. It is 334m high. Once there, the views are well worth the climb. From here you can see the highest peak in Peninsular Malaysia, Gunung Tahan. From here you can see almost all of the national park below. What a view! I am as far as I can go on ...

Auf in den Dschungel: Taman Negara Nationalpark, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Auf in den Dschungel: Taman Negara Nationalpark

A travel blog entry by enaundtoby

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... Nationalpark. Teil der Anreise war unter anderem eine 3-stündige Bootsfahrt auf dem Tembeling bis in den Park nach Kuala Tahan. Die Fahrt im klassisch asiatischen Boot war die Reise allein schon wert. Koffer wurden vorne verstaut, hinten ...

North Again, Gua Musang, Kelantan, Malaysia travel blog

North Again

A travel blog entry by randomostiar

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

Welcome to the Jungle!!

A travel blog entry by theroamingsloth

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... the built up city to just about as far away from civilisation as possible! We had lunch and a briefing at the floating restaurant in Kuala Tahan and got our accommodation. That night we went on a jungle walk. We were picked up by a long boat and taken ...

Taman Negara National Park, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara National Park

A travel blog entry by zencker

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Kuala  Tahan, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Kuala Tahan

A travel blog entry by jojojoe

Taman ...

Deep in the jungle, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Deep in the jungle

A travel blog entry by laithandbec

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... and the rainforest. We also visited the local aboriginal village in the afternoon, where we were told all about the aboroginal tribes of Malaysia. Our guide told us about a tribe he had come across deep in the jungle, of small midget men who lived in ...

Jungle Non Boogie, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Non Boogie

A travel blog entry by tux1980

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Tapirs, Leaches and lots of Jungle!, Taman  Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Tapirs, Leaches and lots of Jungle!

A travel blog entry by gemmaanddave

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... use them for catching monkeys to eat). We tried out the blowpipe which was cool and decided we ought to buy one, then headed off again! We had an amazing time and it was pretty cool to see some of the animals in the wild. Off to Kuala Lumpur next (KL). ...

Elephants don't like road signs, Jerantut, Malaysia travel blog

Elephants don't like road signs

A travel blog entry by kworld

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The first signs of rainforest wildlife were literally along the road to Kuala Tahan. Many of the yellow road signs had been uprooted, by elephants. We didn't see any actual elephants but we did get a bit overexcited at the sight of fresh elephant poo ...

Kuala Tahan, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Kuala Tahan

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear

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Earlish transfer 08:30 to the pier (5RM) to catch the 09:00 boat. Nothing beats a long boat trip down a river (35RM)  Actually after the first hour or so it began to feel like the other boat rides I've taken down a muddy river. I decide to book ...

Fish to Leeches ( Part 2 ), Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Fish to Leeches ( Part 2 )

A travel blog entry by derekandjo

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The walk complete we went back to our digs and that is when Jo realised she had picked up an unwanted guest  a Leech, it had attached itself to her ankle and had been happily helping itself to her blood. We had bought a lighter for just this ...

Into the Jungle, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Into the Jungle

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... jungle on both sides, passing occasional makeshift docks and motorboats -- glimpses of other people's lives. We arrived at Kuala Tahan to a downpour. (Tour operator: "Welcome to the rainforest!") After promptly getting lost and soaked, we found ...

Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by dazhigh

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... resort, where the water was too shallow for swimming, we decided we wanted more beach time and so headed for the Perhentians, Malaysia's paradise islands. The speed boat dropped us of near Long Beach (on the smaller of the 2 Perhentian Islands) and we ...

Leeches, tapier and TIGER oh my!!!, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Leeches, tapier and TIGER oh my!!!

A travel blog entry by heatherreeves

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Staying across the national park was an amazing experience. Trekking it for six hours and staying in a hide was an even more incredible experience! The hike was extremly sweatty and having a wildlife biologist along for the experience was great but since ...

Taman Negara, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by iplt

Taman ...

Going Downriver, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Going Downriver

A travel blog entry by avengerpenguins

... and bothered by the time we got back to the car having spent about an hour rushing around looking for a suitable cash machine. Boats to Kuala Tahan only leave twice a day and we knew that we were running short of time when we got to Kuala Lipis. We made ...

Death in the Jungle  (Malaysia), Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Death in the Jungle (Malaysia)

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... 17-19 years old. The families have 9-11 children each. Today I am visiting an Orang Asli tribe in the rainforest here in Malaysia. I enjoy discovering new sights on my own most of the time, but sometimes a tour guide is necessary. This is one of those ...

Taman Negara - It cant be reality??, Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara - It cant be reality??

A travel blog entry by chazfitzsimmons

... hostel style accommodation on hilltops edging out of the rainforest.  I didn’t know what to expect when arrive in Kuala Tahan but on arrival I remember feeling pleased, surprised, excited and in awe. Ha-Ha-Happy-Dayzzz!!!! I quickly learnt 3 ...

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

Dschungel über Dschungel

A travel blog entry by jaho

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Von Kuala Lumpur sind wir dann über Jerantut in das Dorf Kuala Tahan im Taman Negara National Park gefahren. Eigentlich ist es doppelt gemoppelt, da Taman Negara übersetzt National Park heißt. Dieser Park ist angeblich der älteste Regenwald der Welt. ...

Day trip to Malaka, Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia travel blog

Day trip to Malaka

A travel blog entry by caryharri

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Wednesday  For the grand sum of £4 each for a 2 hour journey on an extremely comfortable bus we went to Malaka. This is now a UNESCO world heritage town .Conquered and colonized by the Dutch,Portuguese and finally the British. It is very colourful ...

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