Travel Blogs from Kuala Tahan, Malaysia

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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 ...

Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by lukibali

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Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by carrhaughan

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... the national park (which is what Taman Negara literally means in Malay!) was established some 75 years ago.  We finally reach Kuala Tahan at around four thirty, and it’s a small-but-busy place with a number of floating restaurants on the ...

A mother’s day with Mother Nature, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

A mother’s day with Mother Nature

A travel blog entry by tomdimond

Taman Negara is what every backpacker talks about in Malaysia so we had to find out what the fuss was about. After our trek in Thailand was a tame one, we were eager to see what the rainforest had to offer. We turned up at the entrance to small run down ...

Já doaste sangue ao Tamara Negara? Nós Não!, Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Já doaste sangue ao Tamara Negara? Nós Não!

A travel blog entry by barbaraesimao

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... e malaios indianos! Parecia que tinha acordado na Índia.. O destino final prometia!      De Jerantut a Kuala Tahan (a vila mais próxima do parque) foi outra viagem épica: como backpackers que somos, os luxos foram ...

Next Stop - World's Oldest Rainforest!, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Next Stop - World's Oldest Rainforest!

A travel blog entry by curtandcolleen

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... the Kuala Tembeling Jetty in Jerantut- where we would board river boats to take us another 3 hours up the river to the village of Kuala Tahan, which is just across the river from the park and our hotel. Once we arrived at the Jetty, there was a fair ...

It's a jungle out there..., Kampung Tuit, Malaysia travel blog

It's a jungle out there...

A travel blog entry by conor_annabel

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... Park. But, I’ll be honest, after the first two hours it got a little boring! We got to the village of Kula Tahan which mostly consisted of floating restaurant shacks and really basic hostel shacks. I loved it! On the first night we were taken on a ...

dag 4: het tropische regenwoud, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

dag 4: het tropische regenwoud

A travel blog entry by ann_yorick

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Ook hier worden we vroeg in de ochtend gewekt door het gejel door de minaret. Toen ik Brian en Delphine wou wekken, hoorde ik gegrom. Ik dacht dat er nog eentje in een diepe slaap verkeerde, maar ik had het mis, …, het waren een familie wilde ...

Travelling to Taman Negara rainforest, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Travelling to Taman Negara rainforest

A travel blog entry by sabinaandchris

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... lunch and booked our bus ticket back to Jerantut. We then got on the boat which takes around 2.5 hours to travel up river to Kuala Tahan where we will be staying. Whilst on the boat we saw some water buffalo and a monkey which was scampering along a ...

Taman Negara - dvoudenní trek, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara - dvoudenní trek

A travel blog entry by lukibali

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Taman Negara, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by martin~sarah

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We successfully left KL and made it to Jerantut for a night of comparitive luxury before our trip to the Jungle. The hostel was nice although it was a bit pointless having a TV in our room when there were no English channels! Still the hostel had a ...

Taman Negara, National Park, Jerantut, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara, National Park

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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Nice to have a sleep in, in a comfortable place.! We had breakfast at a floating restaurant on the river. Then we went across the river 1RM each by taxi boat to the entrance of the National Park. We first walked to where you start the canopy walk. There ...

Taman Negara, the friendly jungle, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara, the friendly jungle

A travel blog entry by tiggerbird

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... back journey with most people falling asleep for a part of it, despite the numb legs.   It is possible to get to Kuala Tahan (village across from Taman Negara) by bus or car, but whatever your transport choice, it is necessary to take a water taxi ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by ed_douglass

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we go to the caeron highlands with no idea what to expect. we meet many cool people. and play many rounds of ring of death/fire. Get to know Bridget and mark and decide to go up to penang with them (aussies)ps nice stolen cooker mark ...

Day 18 - The Canopy Walkway, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Day 18 - The Canopy Walkway

A travel blog entry by gab4ever

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This day I did decide to do something hehe, I could take a tour up to the Canopy walkway, but I really didn't feel like it. I can walk, I can follow signs, so I decided to do it on my own. That was a good choice, I liked it. I could determine my own ...

Rain rain go away come again another day, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Rain rain go away come again another day

A travel blog entry by gemmandmatt

The following day we woke up and decided in the afternoon we were going to do a river rapid boat trip and visit to an Orang Asli village (Malaysian nomadic tribe which are the only ones allowed to live off jungle resources). Overnight the river had risen ...

Its a jungle out there!, Kuala Tahan, Tamen Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Its a jungle out there!

A travel blog entry by lucy_erving

Finally arrived in the Tamen Negara National Park after quite an eventful trip that is amusing now but wasnt at the time. The long boat that we had to get into to get the large boat back to the mainland capsized so all of us and most things in the bags ...

Rich fell over, Nuala didn't  :-), Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Rich fell over, Nuala didn't :-)

A travel blog entry by richandnu2012

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... planned to do a nigh walk in the forest but sadly the weather picked up and they had to cancel it. The next day we caught the local bus to the next city along where we caught the bus back into Kuala Lumpur ready to watch the final day of the ...

Malaysian Jungle, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysian Jungle

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke

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... lush jungle. It was incredibly humid, wet and hot. Our accommodation was a lovely little guest house with a view to Mount Tahan the highest mountain in Malaysia (Over 2100m). We were next to the mosque so we got a call to pray at 5.45am everyday. We ...

Into the Wild, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Into the Wild

A travel blog entry by davidlaurent

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J'arrive tardivement à l'entrée du parc Taman Negara, considéré pour être l'une des plus anciennes forêt tropicales du monde. L'endroit est très fréquenté par les Malaysiens, devant mon hôtel un groupe scolaire faire la prière à côté de ...

Taman Negara National Park, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara National Park

A travel blog entry by kittcsi

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Boah ist der alt...., Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Boah ist der alt....

A travel blog entry by chasqui

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... wohl auch zum Rasenmaehen verwendet werden, ne Art Wasserbueffel hab ich gesehen sowie eine Gruppe Affen, die im Schatten gefaulenzt haben. In Kuala Tahan, einem der Eingaenge in den Park, bin ich dann ins Guesthouse, dass etwas abseits der Stadt lag. Man ...

Malaysian school expedition , Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysian school expedition

A travel blog entry by thedunckleys

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August 31st (Malaysian Independence Day): 7 girls, 6 boys, and 3 of us teachers started off in a 4* hotel in Kuala Lumpur!  The visit to the monkey forest, dinner (Chinese feast!) on a floating restaurant, and a magical sampan ride down the river to ...

Taman Negara, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by nhoad83

I can think of better birthday presents than leaving at 7.45 in the morning in order to travel for 8 hours - a Playstation 3 for one... However, this is how I spent the majority of my 24th birthday. Whilst it being annoying it could have been worse - I ...

Boat to Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Boat to Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by davidneideck

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Picked up by Sara and a 3 hour drive to the Kuala Tembeling jetty. Once out of the city, the tollways are great roads spanning the country. About 200km into the hinterland, finally to the jetty from where the boats take the visitors to Taman Negara. Some ...

Jungle Shenanigans, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Shenanigans

A travel blog entry by peteandliz

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... bears, tapirs and all manner of other beasts.  And we haven’t been disappointed, despite the lack of tigers. We arrived in Kuala Tahan, the village just across the river from park HQ on Friday 17 February and after five full days here, tonight, ...

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