Tag Archives: rainforest

Fraser’s Hill, Pahang

Sitting pretty amidst the Pahang rainforest is the little hamlet of Fraser’s Hill. At 1,524 metres above sea level, this highlands resort is a naturalist’s paradise that boasts innumerable plant, bird and animal species. This place is popular for those who are interested in nature-based pursuits such as trekking, bird watching, horse riding, fishing and […]

Kenyir Lake, Terengganu

Tasik Kenyir is the largest man-made lake in Southeast Asia, spanning 260,000 hectares. It is also Malaysia’s largest rock filled hydroelectric dam. When the area was flooded, most of the hills were above the water level, thus creating about 340 man-made islands. The rainforest that cradles the area furnishes the lake with an incredible assortment […]

Gunung Stong State Park, Kelantan

Gunung Stong State Park (GSSP) is a forested area, totaling 21,950ha with several prominent mountain peaks. The area is of outstanding beauty and is home to one of the highest waterfalls in Malaysia, the seven-tiered Jelawang Waterfall. The rugged landscape of GSSP offers many exciting adventures for anyone who loves nature and the great outdoors. […]

Perlis State Park

The Park is situated on the longest continuous range of limestone hills in the country, called the Nakawan Range. The Nakawan Range has beautiful, heavily forested slopes, sheer cliff faces, streams and extensive cave systems. Some of the major attractions in Perlis State Park includes the various caves such as Gua Kelam and Gua Wang […]

An unforgettable walk in the park, Sarawak

Situated a mere 37km from Kuching, Sarawak’s oldest national park offers an excellent introduction to Sarawak’s rainforest. Home to a thriving ecosystem, it is one of the most interesting parks in Malaysia with almost every plant species in Borneo available here as well as a panoramic rocky shoreline filled with beautiful natural formations. Its well-maintained […]

The living cultural museum, Sarawak

Situated at the foothills of the mythical Mount Santubong, this award-winning living museum showcases Sarawak’s rich cultural heritage. It displays the costumes, handicrafts, lifestyles and traditional dwellings of the state’s major ethnic communities, with a twice-daily cultural performance. Among the unique handicrafts that can be found here are Sarawak beads and Pua Kumbu (traditional lbanese […]