Faces of
Malaysia
Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

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Taman Negara, Malaysia

Durian Chalet

address: Kuala Tahan, Pahang, Malaysia
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	Family run, outside of the village with basic chalets, the place to stay if you want a quiet place to get away from it all.</p>

Family run, outside of the village with basic chalets, the place to stay if you want a quiet place to get away from it all.

phone: 09 266 7752


Double - RM40
Triple - RM60
Family Room - RM65

prices last checked: 10/2016



Hotels in in Taman Negara
HOSTELS
in Taman Negara
Agoh Chalet

Budget Accommodation in Kuala Tahan near the jetty

Jai Guest House

Small Budget Guesthouse in  Kuala Tahan

Things to do & see
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
Canopy Walk
Taman Negara's spectacular canopy walk is 530m long and up to 40m above the ground ... more