Malaysian jungles remained undisturbed by man for about 100 million years,
thus making them many centuries old.
Amongst the many splendid gorges, magnificent rivers and towering hills,
Malaysia's National Parks provide one with an adventure tour of
locations. Boating through swirling rapids, hunting big game and stalking
animals with a camera, bird-watching, mountain-climbing, exploring limestone
caves, swimming in cool streams and camping amidst giant tropical trees
while listening to jungle noises of cicadas and other insects is a rare
If you love the great outdoors, a visit to the Parks would be ideal.
There is Taman Negara situated in Pahang/Kelantan/Terengganu in West
Malaysia. Its headquarters is at Kuala Tahan for visitors. There are several
salt lakes to which wild life come for the drinking water and the
mineral-enriched soil. At Jemut Belau, deers, wild pigs and tapirs as well as
elephants, seladangs, tigers and panthers are frequent visitors.
Templer Park, thirteen miles from Kuala Lumpur, is a famous spot for
relaxation. Friendly monkeys await to welcome visitors. The freshness and
tranquility amidst cool streams, tree ferns and
colorful birds make it a
popular picnic ground.