Jeram Besu

Jeram Besu
Apart from Fraser's Hill, other recreational areas in Pahang include the Lata Jarum Watefalls and the Jeram Besu Rapid. The former is just 30 kilometres from Raub while the latter is only about 3 hours drive from Kuala Lumpur. Jeram Besu is fast gaining popularity as one of the most challenging white water-rafting areas in the country. Raub is one of the oldest towns in the...
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Empang Jaleh

Empang Jaleh
In Kuala Lipis, there is a recreational lake called Empang Jaleh where visitors can relax. Visitors can trek along a mountainous jungle trail to Gunung Tahan, the highest peak in Peninsular Malaysia. It takes about two nights to reach the summit. For birdwatchers, Bukit Taching is an ideal bird sanctuary to while away the hours. And the Terenggan Forest Park is another natu...
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Lake Chini

Lake Chini
Located in the wilds, Lake Chini is approximately 100km from Kuantan. The lake, with its fascinating myths, has attracted tourists from far and near. Legend has it that an ancient Khmer city once existed there and this has since resulted in several scientific expeditions being mounted by both local and foreign archaeologists. It is also popularly believed that a mythical mo...
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Sultan Abu Bakar Museum (State Museum)

Muzium Sultan Abu Bakar, Pekan, Pahang
A tour of the town will not be complete without a visit to the Sultan Abu Bakar Museum (State Museum) which houses a rich collection of historical items. The museum, located at Jalan Sultan Ahmad, Pekan has valuable antique pieces such as a large quantity of glass ware and ceramics from ancient China. The old history of Pahang, especially that of its ancient kings is well-d...
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Tioman Island

Tioman Island
A Tropical Paradise in the South China Sea About 36 nautical miles off Malaysia's east coast lies Pulau Tioman or Tioman Island, one of the region's most enchanting holiday spots. Scenic and tranquil, Tioman Island boasts miles and miles of white sandy beaches, swaying palm trees, charming villages and friendly people. Its crystal clear waters teem with spectacular marine ...
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Teluk Chempedak Beach

Teluk Chempedak
Located just 5km from Kuantan town, Teluk Chempedak is a favourite among local folks. Its enclosed bay is suitable for water sport activities like swimming, surfing and jet-skiing. Its casuarina-lined beach is, however, quite rocky at certain places and the waves are often rough. On the sea front, numerous restaurants and food stalls serving a wide variety of food and be...
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Rompin / Lanjut Beach

Lanjut Beach
Lanjut Beach, meanwhile, is one of the most beautiful unspoiled beaches on the southern coast of Pahang. The new Lanjut Golden Beach Resort is ideally located where hotels and chalets are easily available, in fast-developing Rompin district. Fishing for freshwater prawns is a popular outdoor activity in the many rivers found in the district. Kuala Rompin is also a gateway t...
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Cherating Beach

Cherating Beach, Kuantan
Less than 50km north of Kuantan is Cherating. Cherating is the perfect antidote to frantic city life. Here, wide gently sloping sandy beaches, lined with casuarinas trees, extend as far as the eye can see. The enamored and fabulous sparkling seas, pristine beaches and cool breezes made Club Mediterranean open its first Asian venture here, on a private beach. The main Che...
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Chendor Beach

Chendor Beach, Kuantan
About 10 kilometres from Cherating is the famous Chendor Beach. Here, from early July to September, you can watch green turtles or occasionally giant leatherback turtles toil ashore to lay eggs. It's a ritual worth experiendng. Besides the turtles, Chendor Beach offers some fine bathing spots. Its irresistible appeal also lies in the peace and seclusion you will enjoy at...
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Beserah Beach

Pantai Beserah
Beserah is a fishing village and is well-known for salted fish. But what many people do not know is a very unique practice of the Beserah fishermen: they employ water buffaloes (which are not normally seen on the beach for they are always used to plough padi fields or to pull heavy carts), to transport fish ftom the boats to the processing area. Beserah is situated 10 kilom...
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