By international standard, Pahang is not a large state. However it had a lot to offer to the visiting tourist. It has the largest number of highland resorts and the most number of parks in the peninsular. What has attracted most is its natural tranquility, where we can find the peace with the natural flora and fauna.
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Visit Malaysia - Pahang, a Gift of Nature
Pahang is the largest state in Peninsular Malaysia. It is endowed with a diverse range of attractions. Nearly two-thirds of the state is enveloped in verdant rainforest, making it a magnificent enclave of lush greenery, exotic wildlife and abundance of natural attractions.
Kuantan, the administrative capital, is an interesting discovery of modern buildings and charming cottage industries. Pahang's majestic nature, beautiful beaches, bustling townships, quaint villages, friendly people, unique craft and delicious food make for mesmerising and unforgettable vacations.
Choose to stay in campsites, hostels and lodges for those who enjoy nature. Well appointed resorts and comfortable chalets are found on the islands. Pahang offers a variety of Malay, Chinese, Indian and international cuisine. There are also many food outlets, street malls, cafes, restaurants and food courts to choose from.
Taman Negara or the National Park which cover an area of 434,350 ha has been a focus of plant and animal evolution longer than any other forest in the world. Experience the canopy walkway high up in the tree tops and the giant buttressed tualang trees as they tower 200 feet above you in the dense forest.
An Elephant Conservation Centre is committed to rescuing and protecting the country's elephants. Visitors can take a close look at these friendly jumbos during their feeding times or watch the fun as they enjoy a muddy splash in the nearby river.
Kenong Rimba Park is sprawled about 120 sq km in the Kenong Valley with its eastern and northern boundaries fringing Taman Negara. Caving is a popular sport here. Take a cruise along the Kenong River and enjoy the beautiful view.
The second largest national park in Peninsular Malaysia is Endau-Rompin in Pahang. It was named after the Endau and Rompin rivers that flow through the park. The untouched wilderness awaits nature lovers with a host of attractions including a variety of splendid rock formations, flora and fauna, lovely waterfalls and rivers.
With a wonderful natural feature, Pahang is one of the most attractive states to visit in Malaysia.