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Overview

Explore the dense and rich Taman Negara Rainforest during the night and day on this short nature getaway. Go on a nocturnal guided tour and trek the treetop canopy walkway spotting wildlife and be immersed in flora and fauna. 

Trip Highlights

Taman Negara Rainforest Explorer

Traditional wooden longboat ride

Take a 3-hour scenic ride down the river to Taman Negara National Park. 

Stay in riverside lodge

Spend two nights immersed in nature with a stay near Taman Negara rainforest.

Immerse in nature

Cruise and trek in dense rainforests, spotting wildlife, flora & fauna and discovering waterfalls. 

Itinerary

1

Arrival, Kuala Lumpur to Taman Negara

Transfer from Kuala Lumpur hotel to Labu Sentral Jetty (214km): up to 4 hours Transfer by boat from Labu Sentral Jetty to Kuala Tahan Jetty: 2 hours

Pickup from Kuala Lumpur Hotel at 08:00 for a 4 hour (214km) overland transfer to Labu Sentral jetty passing vistas of scenic countryside.

11:30 From here board a wooden longboat for the scenic 2-hour rainforest ride to reach the lodge.

14:00 Check in to the resort and enjoy a couple hours at leisure before evening dinner followed by night activities.

20:30 This evening experience the jungle at night with a nocturnal guided night walk.

(Recommended Kit: Torch for the night walk and closed, sturdy walking shoes as trails can be slippery when wet. Long sleeved clothes)

Overnight in Taman Negara

2

Taman Negara

This morning breakfast and meet the guide at 09:00 for the days activities.

Depart for a mornings trek under the high-density rainforest canopy about 1.7 km from the Wildlife HQ to Bukit Teresek. It will take up to 45 minutes (335m) to reach its peak to enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of Gunung Tahan (can be seen in clear weather).

Important note: Taman Negara’s canopy walkway is open from 9am to 3pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. On Fridays, the canopy will be closed for maintenance and structural inspections.

Please note that in inclement weather the canopy walkway may be closed, for safety reasons.

View the canopy of the rainforest as you walk on a 530m rainforest canopy walkway, 40m above ground level. Enjoy the panoramic view of flora and fauna along the walkway.

Return to the resort for lunch at own leisure.

14:30 Cruise upstream on the Tahan river to Lata Berkoh and enjoy the riverside flora and fauna and a few rapids along the way. Take a short walk to reach a cascading waterfall where you have the opportunity to swim in the natural pool or just spend the time relaxing and enjoying rainforest.

19:00 Dinner will be served at the Seri Mutiara Restaurant.

(Recommended Kit: Sturdy walking shoes as trails can be slippery when wet, Insect repellant)

Overnight in Taman Negara

3

Taman Negara to Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Tahan to Kuala Lumpur (250km): 4.5hours

07:30 Breakfast and departure.

Take a 10-minute river crossing from the Resort to the Jetty in Kuala Tahan and proceed back to Kuala Lumpur or onwards to the next destination.

Important Information

Our services include:

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English Speaking Driver as Guide for Overland for 1-6 pax
  • Legislation requires a Guide from 7+ people (supplements for other languages apply)
  • Local English-Speaking Nature Guide for Walking Tours (joining tours)
  • Transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned minivan
  • All Activities in the National Park are based on Join in.

Our services do not include:

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance (must include helicopter evacuation for Malaysia)
  • Visa for Malaysia
  • Camera/video entrance fees
  • Entrance fees National Park is under client’s own account
  • Tourism tax

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