1 Taman Negara via Kuala Tahan

The Peninsula’s largest and oldest nature reserve offers river trips, hikes and wildlife spotting amid a vast tract of ancient rainforest, best visited via the park headquarters at Kuala Tahan.

2 The jungle railway

Ride the train across the interior past country villages, fruit and oil plantations, and – between Kuala Lipis and Gua Musang – patches of rainforest.

3 Kenong Rimba

A barely developed reserve adjoining Taman Negara, offering its own trekking and wildlife spotting opportunities.

4 Taman Negara via Kuala Koh

Though isolated, Kuala Koh is worth the effort of reaching: this is Kuala Tahan in miniature, rewarding visitors with trails, river excursions and a canopy walkway.

5 Stong State Park

In the interior of Kelantan State, Stong boasts a picturesque waterfall, good trekking up a mountainside and a marvellous jungle camp.

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