Explore the caves and more at Kenong Rimba Park
Cascading waterfalls, clear mountain streams amidst flora and fauna of diverse species await once you set foot in Kenong Rimba Park, a 128
square kilometre forest park situated in the valleys of the Kenong River. The park is where several popular explorable limestone caves, among which are Batu Tangkup, Batu Tangga, Batu Hijau and Batu Harimau, that provide natural habitat for bats and other nocturnal creatures.
Although tigers are rarely sighted at the caves, their tracks are often spotted here. You will marvel at the range of flora and fauna found in the caves, located approximately between 122-152 metres above sea level.
A major attraction of the Kenong Rimba Park, is the seven-tier waterfall with its crashing rapids that flow through rugged rocky terrain. As in any other forest park in Malaysia, Kenong Rimba Park is home to a variety of wildlife including elephant,panther, sun bear, tapir, flying fox, sambar deer and mouse-deer. There are also several species of primates such as monkeys and gibbons. Kenong Rimba Park is a sanctuary to wild
birds, which include many migratory species from as far away as North Asia and endemic species, such as the yellow-vented bulbul, white-rump sharma, brown shrike, chestnut-winged babbler and racquet-tailed drongo.
The spectacular forest at Kenong Rimba Park provides a perfect hideaway for nature enthusiasts. Besides cave exploration, swimming and dipping in the cool pools of the 7-tier waterfall, you could indulge in spotting rare-orchids, fishing and endless days of jungle trekking. Along the way you can get to know the lifestyle of the friendly aborigines of the batik tribe.
|Near Kuala Lipis.|
|Taman Rimba Kenong Resort offers 10 chalets comprising four units at RM40 per night and six (little bungalows) at RM150. Separate dormitories for male and female that can accommodate up to 20 guest at RM10 per bed per night. A campsite for a maximum of 60 campers. Rental per tent is RM10 per night. Full board packages would be the best option, inclusive breakfast, lunch and dinner. Non-package for meals at RM7 for breakfast, RM17 lunch and RM20 dinner.All inclusive packages: RM250 for 2D/1N, RM350 (3D/2N) and RM450 (4D/3N).
For details please contact: Tuah Rimba Resort at 09-312 2292 or 013-951 5218 / 0169390327 (Mohd Hassan), fax 09-312 3277, email: email@example.com
|GETTING THERE :|
|Drive to Kuala Lipis before taking a short train ride to Batu 9 halt, then proceed on a 20-minute boat ride to Tanjung Kiara, the park entry point. From there, follow a route through Kampung Dusun, after which you’ll have to take a jungle path to the park headquarters. Alternatively, a 4×4 vehicle will take about 90 minutes to reach the headquarters from Kuala Lipis town.Coordinates: 4° 11′ 0″ North, 102° 3′ 0″ East.
|TUAH TRAVEL & TOURS (M) SDN BHD
KTMB Railway Station Jalan Stesen
27200 Kuala Lipis Pahang
|Tel : 09-312 2292
Fax : 09-312 3277
016-9390327 (Mohd Hassan)