Every year Taman Negara attracts thousands of local and international travelers. It has a tropical, humid climate with temperatures averaging 86°F (30°C). It is opened throughout the year.
With cave chambers dubbed to be one of the best in this region, Kota Gelanggi Caves offers an inspiring and breathtaking adventure experience.
Indulge in the myths behind these caves and explore the wonderful works of nature through beautiful rock formations sculptured by time. Legend has it that these caves were actually ancient ruins of inhabitants who were turned into stones together with their belongings.
Cave explorers must be prepared for the smell of bats, limestone rocks and the sight of strange creature and insects.
Kuala Tahan Jetty landscape is changing consistently.
Enjoy boat cruising at Sungai Tahan to Lata Berkoh and enjoy the magnificent scenery along Sungai Tahan.
In the middle of the boat cruising, we off the boat engine to give you the time to glide and listening to the birds singing, explore the beauty of nature.
Feel the freshness of river water with your hands and view the birds and other animals along the river bank.
Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Centre, or popularly referred as the Elephant Orphanage Sanctuary, is located within the bio diversified-rich and protected Krau Game Reserve & was set up in 1989 under the DWNP (Department of Wildlife & National Parks, Malaysia),manned by the Elephant Capture & Translocation Unit.
The activities that you can do here are riding the elephants, bath with elephants and also there got a Deer Land near the Elephant Conservation Centre.
Taman I-City Jerantut is located in the heart of downtown Jerantut. View the beauty of light in Taman i-City Jerantut while relaxing your mind here. The best place to hangout with friends and families. Few food stalls that sell various Malaysian foods are doing their business here.
Taman i-City are now expended and it's already have Taman i-City II where there have fun-fair and a phanoramic view.
Located 30km from Bandar Jerantut is Krau Wildlife Reserve that covers over 53,000 hectares of lowland rainforest and is home to two aboriginal tribes – the Jah Hut and Siwang of Senoi group.
The area is now protected natural heritage sanctuary of West Malaysia. The reserve’s ecosystems spread across a broad spectrum of unspoiled tropical rainforest habitats.
It is located 16km from Jerantut. Lata means 'waterfall' and Meraung means 'groaning' in Malay as the cascading water hitting the pool surface and rocks sounds just like groaning people. There are a few levels at the falls with the lowest level being the safest for families with children. Jungle tracks are available for adventurous souls and visitors.
Facilities: Pave road, parking area, toilet, rest hut, trails, chalets, camping area and walking path.
Lata Berkoh is a spectacular cascade that marks the limit of easy navigability on the river. There are deep pools below the cascade, with strong under-current and very cold water. It's location is 1 hour boat ride or 4 hours trekking in Taman Negara, Jerantut, Pahang.
Facilities: Rest hut, camping area, fishing lodge, trail and signpost.
Nong medicine man or his real name was Haji Taib Bin Nong Coconut is a Science and Technology State of the Royal Pahang one time.
He was born in the village Sempiat, Cape Large, Benta Kuala Lipis in 1874 and he died on 10 November 1977 at Kampung Ulu Cheka. His tomb can be visited in the mosque Kampung Ulu Cheka, Jerantut, Pahang.
From 1958 to 1963, Anthony Ratos served as deputy commissioner of Orang Asli Affairs in Pahang, where he discovered the latent wood carving skills of a few members of the Jah Hut tribe. The Mah Meri wood carving and ritual styles are, in fact, very similar to that of the Balinese. The sculptures are true worth as an artistic, cultural and anthropological legacy is immeasurable.
“Indigenous art is essentially governed by religious beliefs and ceremonial rituals. His creation is not purely aesthetic. It is a greater expression of the living social reality in which he resides. Gods, spirits, landscapes, natural phenomena, animals, and even fellow human beings provide him with the material to invoke a world where the mundane meets the mystical, where the simple meets the complex. It is a world where art and artist merge as one.” ~ Anthony Ratos, The Orang Asli of Malaya (1999)