1938 King George V National Park, 1957 renamed Taman Negara National Park after Malaysia gained its Independence. It covers 4,343 Sq Kilioemers and Oldest at 130 million years Tropical Rainforest with most threatened Mammals like Tigers, Tapirs, Elephants, Sun Bears, Sumatran Rhinoceros .... not forgetting 14,000 Flowering Plants, 300 Bird Species, 238 Fresh water Fish and the list is endless.
the Objectives : To Protect, Conserve and Propagate Flora and Fauna and its eco systems.
the Landmark : Rivers, Waterfalls, Secret Caves, Mountains, Rolling Hills and Lush Greenery ' GOOD FOR TOURISTS WITH TIME CRUNCH " * Daily Departures on Shared Basis * Physically Challenging * Xtreme Excitement
ITINERARY 0700hrs After Breakfast at your hotel, depart for Kuala Tahan, Taman Negara... Enroute: bonus stop at the famous BATU CAVES TOUR a limestone outcrop. The 272 steps climb into the Cave will take you to the Temple of Hindu Deity who is honored during the Hindu Festival of THAIPUSAM in January or February every year. The 140 feet Statue is mesmerising. (Ladies to be properly attired to enter the temple) 1100hrs On arrival at Kuala Tahan, Taman Negara, activities begin rightaway.... CANOPY WALKWAY - at 530 metres in length is the longest in South East Asia and you will get a Bird's Eye view of the World's Oldest Rainforest. View a screaming scenery of Nature at its uspoilt best. JUNGLE TREKKING TO THE TERESEK HILLS - Trekking takes you closer to the different species of flora. The experienced Nature guide will belt out facts and fancies about Flora and Fauna in Taman Negara. He will uncover the secrets of the Forest.
YOU MAY BE LUCKY IF YOU GET TO SEE MONKEYS, BIRDS, FLYING FOX EVEN MONITOR LIZARDS, BUT IF YOU SEE A TIGER, WE AIN'T SURE WHO IS LUCKY ! RAPIDS SHOOTING - is a thrill as the Boatman negotiates 7 sets of Rapids and you will get a "chance" to get wet. Bring along changing clothes, shoes, insect repellants. ABORIGINE VILLAGE VISIT - are of the Batek tribe who have been living environment-friendly lives. The Rainforest is their Supermarket where they get all their life's neccessities. They have things taboo and things secret. You will get an insight of their fire making skills and their blowpipe hunting techniques. 1700hrs Return to Floating Cafe, freshen up and depart for Kuala Lumpur, arriving approx. 2000hrs. End of Tour.