Faces of
Malaysia
Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state of Sabah on Borneo. With an estimated population of 532,129 in the city and 700,000 in the urban area, it is the largest urban centre in Sabah and the sixth largest in Malaysia. It is located close to Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South-East Asia.

Fraser’s Hill

Hill resort spread along 7 peaks at 1,200 - 1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa mountain range, about 100km north of Kuala Lumpur. Originally it was set up as a tin mine in the 1890s by Louis James Fraser (hence the name) until the tin ran out in 1913. A few years later the area was rediscovered as British-colonial hill resort. The cooler temperatures made it popular getaway destination from the hot and humid weather for the British. To this day Fraser’s Hill still retains its colonial charm. The area is recognized destination for bird watching with over 250 species recorded. Other activities include jungle trekking, golf, horse riding, archery, boating and mountain biking.

Taman Negara, Malaysia

Kuala Tembeling Jetty

address: Kuala Tembeling, Pahang, Malaysia
Kuala-Tembeling-Jetty.jpg, The jetty in Kuala Tembeling is the starting point for the 3h boat ride to Taman Negara
The jetty in Kuala Tembeling is the starting point for the 3h boat ride to Taman Negara

boat departure from Kuala Tembeling to Taman Negara: 2pm
duration of boat ride: 2.5h - 3h

The boats from Taman Negara arrive here in Kuala Tembeling at about noon time.

 


the building on the left is where HAN Travel is located and in the building on the right is the NKS office and also the counter to pay for the park fees image: Google Street View

 


view from Tembeling River of the jetty and the long-tail boats, turn around you can on a virtual ride along the river image: Google Street View

 

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More information about the boat ride to Taman Negara




Hotels in Taman Negara

Xcape Resort Taman Negara

Resort with bungalows, restaurant and swimming pool in Kuala Tahan. With a big parking lot in front, it is mainly catering for tour groups.

Durian Chalet

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.

Attractions

Bukit Teresek, Taman Negara

Easy to reach high point with great views over the National Park

Boat Ride to Taman Negara, 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.

Attractions

Bukit Teresek, Taman Negara

Easy to reach high point with great views over the National Park

Boat Ride to Taman Negara, 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.