From City Centre to East Coast Expressway
From city center drive heading toward Gombak Toll Plaza and pay RM5.00 toll ticket. Drive carefully as you driving on the windy high way. Pay another RM3.00 at Bentong Toll Plaza. You can’t see any Taman Negara sign boards after few minutes driving along the highway. Don’t worry, just look for the signage to Temerloh. After you passed by the Exit 816 of Exit Lancang, soon you will notice the first Taman Negara signboard on your left hand side. Now it time for you to be more alert for your exit to Taman Negara within a few kilometers away.
Exit at Temerloh Toll Plaza
A few meters away from Temerloh toll plaza, you can see signage to Temerloh and Jerantut . Just follow the direction. Pay your toll ticket, drive and look at the signage carefully. At the first T junction traffic light, make sure you turn to the right, route 98 and heading straight to Jerantut. It takes 45 minutes to 1 hour driving.
At the T junction traffic light, turn left to Jerantut Town
When approaching Jerantut,you can go to Jerantut town for a short coffee break or to have special local dishes. You also can check your vehicle conditions, make sure refuel your tank and check the tyre pressure. This is a part of your planning before you going to drive along the jungle area from Jerantut to Kuala Tahan.
From Jerantut to Kuala Tahan:
Jerantut to Kuala Tembeling Jetty:( Kuala Tembeling is about 16 km from Jerantut)
- Taxi: 20 minutes ride and cost RM25 for one taxi
- you could also take the local bus
Kuala Tembeling to Kuala Tahan
- 3-hour boat ride and the fare is RM35 per person one way
- Boats leave at 9.00am and 2.00pm daily, on a first come first serve basis
*Alternatively, in case you miss the boat (which is the most scenic way to get to Taman Negara), you could also take a bus from Jerantut to Taman Negara (Kuala Tahan). The bus leaves from the Jerantut bus station at 5.30am, 1.00pm and 5.00pm (price: RM8).