3D 2N TOUR RAINFOREST TAMAN NEGARA – FISHING VILLAGE CHERATING – KUALA LUMPUR

LATEST ON TAMAN NEGARA: THE CANOPY WALKWAY UNDER RENOVATION WITH NEW PATHWAY ON YOUNGER TREES. NO CANOPY WALKWAY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE BY FORESTRY DEPARTMENT. 

Overview : This multi day tour covers the 130 million years old tropical rainforest, cottage industries of a laid back fishing village, unspoilt beaches, village cuisine and animal interaction.

Bonus stops: iconic Batu Caves, Rainforest Waterfalls and Elephant Sanctuary 
* 4 star Hotel 2 Nites stay 

Includes: Daily departures on shared basis .
No departures during Monsoon season October – January.
^ Complimentary pick up within Kuala Lumpur by English speaking Tour Coordinators awesome in courtesy and knowledge. Awarded Certificate of Service Excellence by tripadvisor.
^ All fees  ^ Meals as stipulated  ^ Free flow Mineral Water  ^ Experienced nature guide in Taman Negara ^ Live Commentary 

MUST BRING INSECT REPELENTS, TRACK SHOES, EXTRA SNEAKERS, SWIM WEAR, CHANGING CLOTHES, TOWEL, TORCH LIGHT WITH EXTRA BATTERIES, RAIN COAT.

Price  Single traveler   USD 960    2 or more travelers    USD 480 each

Our itinerary    Duration 3 days 
DAY 01 (LDH) KUALA LUMPUR – TAMAN NEGARA (Drive time 3 1/2  hours)
Taman Negara is a 130 million years old tropical rainforest with tigers, elephants, tapirs, etc 14,000 flowering plants, 300 bird species and the list is endless.
0800hrs  Our Tour Coordinator will pick you up from your hotel reception and depart for Taman Negara, enroute visit the iconic  Batu Caves. Climb 272 steps into the temple of Hindu Deity Lord Subramaniam who is honored during “Thaipusam every year. Ladies to be properly attired to enter the temple. Drive on and on arrival at Taman Negara have a local lunch on the floating Cafe. 
 Catch a boat for rapids shooting as the boatman negotiates 7 sets of rapids and you will get a “chance” to get wet.  Visit an aborigine village to see fire making skills and blowpipe hunting techniques. The rainforest is their supermarket.  They live carefree lives. The boat ride continues. We jump off the boat for a jungle trekking experience.  The trekking leads us to a mesmerizing rainforest waterfalls. You can enjoy a cool dip. Awesome ! 1700hrs Check in to hotel. Free at leisure. 1900hrs  After dinner  join the nature guide to ‘hunt’ for the lesser animals as in spiders, scorpions etc during the  Nite Jungle walk. Climb an observation deck to watch nocturnal animals come for their salt intake. And the Orchestra plays on. 

DAY 02 (B L D H) TAMAN NEGARA – CHERATING (Drive time 3 1/2  hours )
Cherating is a laid back fishing village in the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia, loaded with customs and traditions, houses on stilts, coconut and casuarina trees lining up the beaches with calm laps of waves overlooking the South China Sea.  Asia’s first Club Med is located in Cherating.
0800hrs  After breakfast depart for Cherating and visit Mat Salleh – the coconut plucking monkey who listens to the beck and call of his master. It is a privilege to have an audience with Mat Salleh sipping coconut water. Many cottage industries can be seen lining up the coastal areas and optionals would be the Turtle Sanctuary and salted fish factory.  Have a Malaysian lunch at the village.
Check in to hotel. You will be on your own for the rest of the day. The beach and the swimming pool beckons. 1900hrs Local dinner in the fishing village.  

DAY 03 ( B L ) CHERATING – KUALA LUMPUR (Drive time 3 1/2 hours).
1200hrs  You will be left alone till check out time. Enroute Kuala Lumpur visit the Elephant Sanctuary for a photo session with the orphaned baby elephants and also the rogue elephants. Our elephants are an endangered species and WWF and some Malaysian companies are working on their conservation. A noble deed indeed ! You will be dropped off at your hotel approx. 1800hrs. End of program .