Faces of
Malaysia
Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Bahasa Malaysia) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (“Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (“Small Perhentian”). Popular for it’s beaches, snorkeling and driving. Like a real postcard.

Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

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Taman Negara, Malaysia
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Boat Ride to Taman Negara
The scenic 2.5 h boat ride between Kuala Tembeling and Kuala Tahan (Taman Negara Headquarters) makes the trip to the park itself a highlight. ... more
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Orang Asli Village
A village at the park border welcomes visitors during the day and offers a fascinating glimpse in the life the Malaysia's indigenious people. ... more
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Canopy Walk
Taman Negara's spectacular canopy walk is 530m long and up to 40m above the ground ... more
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Kuala Tahan
Kuala Tahan is the small village just opposite the entrance to Taman Negara NP at the other side of Sungai Tembeling river. All accommodations are located here. ... more
Hotels in in Taman Negara
HOSTELS
in Taman Negara
Julie’s Hostel

Hostel in Kuala Tahan

Han Rainforest Resort

Han Rainforest Resort is the biggest accommodation in Kuala Tahan with private rooms of various standards and also dorm room. All package tours that we recommend include accommodation here. 

Things to do & see
Orang Asli Village
A village at the park border welcomes visitors during the day and offers a fascinating glimpse in the life the Malaysia's indigenious people. ... more
Canopy Walk
Taman Negara's spectacular canopy walk is 530m long and up to 40m above the ground ... more