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Taman Negara National Park Malaysia

Pahang, 27000 Kuala Tahan, Pahang, Malaysia

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About Taman Negara National Park Malaysia

Taman Negara is a national park in Peninsular Malaysia. It was established in 1938/1939 as the King George V National Park after Theodore Hubback lobbied the sultans of Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan to set aside a piece of land that covers the three states for the creation of a protected area. Taman Negara has a total area of 4,343 km2 and it is one of the world's oldest deciduous rainforests, estimated to be more than 130 million years old.


Attractions near Taman Negara National Park Malaysia

Mount Tahan33.15km from Taman Negara National Park Malaysia

Mount Tahan, at 2,187 m, is the highest point in Peninsular Malaysia. It is located within the Taman Negara national forest, in the state of Pahang. The mountain is part of the Tahan Range in the Tenasserim Hills and is popular with local climbers.

Kenyir Lake73.75km from Taman Negara National Park Malaysia

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. The lake is surrounded by a vast tropical jungle, the lake area is a popular spot for angling, boating, canoeing, jungle- trekking, 4WD driving and golfing.

Sungai Lembing Mines87.9km from Taman Negara National Park Malaysia

Sungai Lembing is a tin mining town in Kuantan District, Pahang, Malaysia. Lembing is Malay for spear, and "sungai" means river. Per local legend, the local ruler saw a vision of a spear in the nearby river and thus named his town after this vision. Until the 1860s, Sungai Lembing was a major producer of underground tin.

Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre92.57km from Taman Negara National Park Malaysia

The Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Centre is an elephant sanctuary located in Temerloh in the state of Pahang, Malaysia. within the Krau Wildlife Reserve. The Centre was established in 1989 by the Malaysian Department of Wildlife and National Parks, and forms a base for the Elephant Relocation Team, which since 1974 has been rescuing problem Asian elephants whose habitats are being lost to cultivation or development.

Berkelah Falls93.37km from Taman Negara National Park Malaysia

Berkelah Falls is a cascade of waterfalls located in Pahang, Malaysia. It is about 31 to 35 km away from Kuantan City in the direction of Maran. The falls consist of seven tiers, according to official data from the Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia. It is the seventh and the highest falls in the area,

Sungai Pandan Waterfall103.89km from Taman Negara National Park Malaysia

Beautiful waterfalls which were located in the heart of Pahang, Malaysia. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Pahang.

Where is Taman Negara National Park Malaysia

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Located in the eastern side of Malaysia, two thirds of the state is covered by dense rain forest.