Saturday, April 12, 2008

Train to Taman Negara

Malaysia's National Park or known as Taman Negara locally, is a popular tourist resort. It is situated in the west coast state of Pahang. Here are two articles on how to get to Taman Negara and what to expect when you are there.

Below is an excerpt from Train to Taman Negara . This other story, Life In The Wild gives you an idea what to expect when you are there.

Rail trip
Ekspres Wau runs everyday at 7.55pm from Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat.

To visit Taman Negara, hop off at the Jerantut station. From the train station, it is 18km to Kuala Tembeling Ferry Terminal, the departure point for boats to the national park.

Permits are required for entry, camera and fishing, and the fee is payable at the park’s headquarters in Kuala Tahan, a two- to three-hour boat ride from the Ferry Terminal.

Rail passes can be purchased at the following railway stations: Singapore, Sentral Kuala Lumpur, Johor Baru, Butterworth, Port Klang, Padang Besar, Wakaf Baru and Penang Ticket Office.

For more information, visit or call (03) 2267 1200.

Source: The Star

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