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Mountain Climbing in Gunung Tahan, Taman Negara National Park, Pahang Malaysia

Altitude:
2187m/7174ft
Duration :
3-7 days
Kuala Lumpur is a huge city with a number of district articles and a lot to offer. Literally meaning "muddy river" in Malay, it is the federal capital and the largest city in Malaysia, covering an area of 243 km²/94 mi² long. Located in the center of Selangor State, Kuala Lumpur enjoys a tropical rainforest climate which is warm and sunny with abundant rainfall especially between October to March.

Located within Taman Negara National Park in Pahang province, Malaysia’s premier park, Gunung Tahan stands at 2187 m/7174 ft and is the highest mountain in west Malaysia. With significance to its name, “Gunung” meaning mountain and “Tahan” meaning endurance, you need to have a certain level of endurance to be able to attempt climbing this mountain. There are 3 trails to the summit commonly known as the Kuala Tahan, Merapoh-Kuala Tahan and Kelatan which is a new trail.

The Kuala Tahan trail is the oldest and most scenic route which is commonly used. It is also the longest and most challenging one and a return trip would normally take seven days. To get to the summit using this route, you will have to pass 27 peaks and 7 river crossings. The Merapoh trail on the other hand is the shorter and less challenging and a return trip would take between 3-4 days while Kelatan is a new route that is shorter as well and rarely used.

Before embarking on this trip you need to ensure that you have your personal essentials with attires to combat all weather conditions… and some junk food in case you get lost in the jungle!!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Kuala Lumpur
241km/150 miles 3hours 20 minutes
Head east on Jalan Damansara and exit onto Jalan Syed Putra . Continue onto Jalan Tun Razak and take the exit onto Jalan Pahang. Take the ramp onto Lebuhraya Duta - Ulu Kelang and keep right to merge onto Lebuhraya Duta - Ulu Kelang. Continue onto Lebuhraya Karak and onto Exit 819 Persimpangan Temerloh. Turn right onto route 98 and then route 64 and onto Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan.
BY AIR
Kuala Lumpur International Airport,
77.5km/48.2 miles
BY TRAIN

No railway service available for this spot.

Schools

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BOOKING REQUEST
Scuba Diving PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course (2 days), Kota Kinabalu
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

Min pax. per trip 2

Description

Are you a PADI Open Water Diver wanting to progress your continued diver education in the tropical waters near Kota Kinabalu, Sabah? Then choose the PADI Advanced Open Water (AOW) Diver course and become a PADI AOW Diver with Borneo Dream. An exciting, highly personalized and fun way to improve your scuba diving knowledge and skills!

Itinerary

Day 1 – 2: You will follow a similar itinerary for the 2 days of your course during which you will complete the 5 PADI specialty dives.

8:50am: Meet the Team at the ‘Red British Phone Boxes’ at Jesselton Point Jetty. You will be escorted to the boat.

9:00am: Our boat departs the Jetty and you will be transferred to the morning dive site. Your Instructor will provide a briefing for the morning session. You will set up your own dive gear and go diving!

12.00pm: Head back to the boat and break for lunch at a local café on a nearby island.

1.30pm: Return to our dive boat. Your PADI Instructor will provide a briefing for your afternoon course dive. Get your dive gear ready and go diving along the coral reef.

2:30pm: After your afternoon dive you will remove your dive gear and rinse it in fresh water. You will then head back to Jesselton Point Jetty. You will arrive back around 3:00pm – 3:30pm.

What to bring

Swim wear, sun block, sunglasses, dry clothes, towel. Underwater cameras available for rent.

Included

Boat transfers, use of our dive gear, diving activities, lunch, PADI manual & certification, Jesselton Point Jetty fee.

Excluded

Sabah Parks Diving Permits (13$ for non-Malaysians, 5$ for Malaysians).

Trip Pre-Requisites

15 years or older, be in good health to go scuba diving, a certified PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent). You need to have minimum 18 hours free after diving before flying on a plane.

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Rafting White Water River Padas ( Grade III- IV ), Sabah
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

The Padas river is Sabah’s premium rafting destination for those looking for an exciting, adventure filled day out! Located in the interior southwest of Sabah and only accessible by train, this trip will offer you not only an unforgettable day of rafting but also the chance to enjoy the beautiful views from the back of Borneo’s oldest train!

Departing early morning (around 05:20) from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu, you will head south towards Beaufort to board the vintage train that will take you to the starting point of the river. After your scenic journey to the starting point and a safety briefing by the professional rafting guides you can begin the thrilling trip through 7 major rapids down stream. There will be time to freshen up and enjoy a buffet lunch before heading back by train and bus to your hotel in KK.

Includes : Return transfers from KK hotel, professional tour/rafting guides, buffet lunch, drinking water and refreshments.

Age limit : 12 years old and above.

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$ 60
Price for children N/A
Scuba Diving Full PADI Open Water Diver Course (3.5 days), Kota Kinabalu
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

Min pax. per trip 2

Description

Fancy learning to dive in the tropical waters near Kota Kinabalu? Then choose the PADI Open Water Diver Course. This is a 3.5 day course and, upon successful completion, certifies you to dive to 18m with a Buddy. The course takes place in sheltered bays and along pretty coral reefs in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, home to wide variety of beautiful, tropical marine life.

Itinerary

Day 1: Come by the office from 9:30am – 2:00pm to complete your pre-study session. The office is located at G27, Wisma Sabah in central Kota Kinabalu. Days 2 – 4: You will follow a similar itinerary for the 3 days of your course during which you will complete the 5 confined skills sessions, 4 open water dives, swim and float test.

8:50am: Meet the Team at the ‘Red British Phone Boxes’ at Jesselton Point Jetty. Once collected, you will be transferred to the morning dive site. Your Instructor will provide a briefing for the morning session. You will set up your own dive gear and go diving!

12.00pm: Head back to the boat and break for lunch at a local café on a nearby island.

1.30pm: Return to our dive boat. Your PADI Instructor will provide a briefing for your afternoon course dive. Get your dive gear ready and go diving along a shallow coral reef.

2:30pm: After your afternoon dive you will remove your dive gear and rinse it in fresh water. You will then head back to Jesselton Point Jetty. You will arrive back around 3:00pm – 3:30pm.

What to bring

Swim wear, sun block, sunglasses, dry clothes, towel. Underwater cameras available for rent.

Included

Boat transfers, use of our dive gear, diving activities, lunch, PADI manual & certification, Jesselton Point Jetty fee.

Excluded

Sabah Parks Diving Permits (13$ for non-Malaysians, 5$ for Malaysians).

Trip Pre-Requisites

10 years or older, comfortable in the sea, have good swimming skills and be in good health to go scuba diving. You need to have minimum 18 hours free after diving before flying on a plane.

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$ 292
Day Trip – PADI Discover Snorkeling Experience, Kota Kinabalu
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

Min pax. per trip 2

Description

Fancy some snorkeling adventure during your holiday? Then join a PADI Discover Snorkeling Experience and explore the tropical waters of nearby Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. You will join guided snorkeling tours with a PADI Instructor – from the beach or from our boat (depending on sea state and swimming ability). This is a wonderful trip for non-divers wanting a day out to the local marine park located some 20 minutes boat ride from the city.

Itinerary

8:50am: Meet the Team at the Red Public Telephone Booth at Jesselton Point Jetty. Once collected, you will be transferred to the morning snorkeling site. Our Dive Crew will provide you with a boat safety briefing and overview of the planned itinerary for the day.

9:30am: Your snorkeling adventure starts! First of all you will have a short briefing. Once you are ready, the wet stuff begins with you will start your morning snorkel tour.

*You can choose to have an optional snorkeling or skin diving skill session.

12.00pm: Head back to the boat and go for lunch at a café on a nearby island.

1.30pm: Return to the boat. You will join your second snorkel tour along a shallow coral reef.

3.00pm – 3:30pm: Estimated return time to Jesselton Point Jetty.

What to bring

Swim wear, sun block, sunglasses, dry clothes, towel. Underwater cameras available for rent.

Included

Return boat transfers, free use of rental snorkel gear, snorkeling activities, guiding by a PADI Instructor, small groups per Instructor, lunch, refreshments on boat, Jesselton Point Jetty fee.

Excluded

Underwater cameras available for rental (37$ per camera with housing, per trip).

Trip Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites for the snorkeling day trip. However, for you to get the most from this experience you should have basic swimming skills and be comfortable in the sea in water too deep to stand up in. Any participant under 18 years is supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.

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Rafting White Water Kiulu River ( Grade I -II), Sabah
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

The Kiulu River is a great river for people of all skill levels to enjoy. A great scenic day out for beginners and the more adventurous travelers of all ages.

This trip covers up to 15 km of the river, making it the longest white water rafting trip in Borneo! The fun filled journey down the river will take about 1 ½ – 2 hours before reaching the ending point where a delicious lunch will be prepared by the riverbank.

Includes: Return transfers from KK hotel, professional tour/rafting guides, buffet lunch, drinking water and refreshments.

Age limit : for child is 4 years old and above.

Departs in the morning and afternoon.

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$ 45
Price for children 35 USD
Day Trip – PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience (2 Dives), Kota Kinabalu
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

Min pax. per trip 2

Description

Fancy some underwater adventure during your holiday to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah? Then join a PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience and see some of the wonderful below water scenery that Sabah has to offer. The PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience is a try dive for non-divers. Go scuba diving and see some amazing marine life during your two dives around islands in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.

Itinerary

8:50am: Meet the Team at the ‘Red British Phone Boxes’ at Jesselton Point Jetty. Once collected, you will be transferred to the morning dive site. Our Dive Crew will provide you with a boat safety briefing and overview of the planned itinerary for the day.

9.30am – 10:00am: Your diving adventure starts! First of all you will have a short education session. Once completed, you will be provided with an overview of your dive gear. Once you are ready, the wet stuff begins with your confined skill session from the beach. You will then enjoy your first dive of the day from the beach (to maximum 12m).

12.00pm: Head back to the boat and go for lunch at a café on a nearby island. 1.30pm: Return to the dive boat. Your PADI Instructor will provide a briefing for your second ocean dive. Get your dive gear ready and go diving along a shallow coral reef.

2:30pm: After your afternoon dive you will head back to Jesselton Point Jetty. You will arrive back around 3:00pm – 3:30pm.

What to bring

Swim wear, sun block, sunglasses, dry clothes, towel. Underwater cameras available for rent.

Included

Return boat transfers, free use of our rental dive gear, guiding by experienced PADI Instructors, small groups per Dive Guide, lunch, refreshments on our boat, Jesselton Point Jetty fee.

Excluded

Sabah Parks Diving Permits (13$ for non-Malaysians, 5$ for Malaysians).

Trip Pre-Requisites

You need to be 10 years or older, comfortable in the sea in water to deep to stand up in, able to swim and be in good health to go scuba diving. Please note that you also need to have minimum 18 hours free after diving before flying on a plane.

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River Safari, 3 Day 2 Night Kinabatangan, Sabah
/ Kota Kinabatangan, Malaysia, Sabah

Hands down the best place to see real wildlife in Borneo! Due to the population density of the animals on this stretch of the river you can expect to see just about ANYTHING (Orangutans, Proboscis monkeys, Pygmy elephants, Silver leaf monkeys, Crocodiles, amazing birdlife and so much more).

This 3 day 2 night trip will give you the true Kinabatangan experience with early morning and afternoon river cruises, trekking, night walks and guides with eyes trained for spotting all the things you might otherwise miss. With accommodation options ranging from dorms to private A/C rooms we can accommodate all budgets.

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Scuba Diving Day Trip – Diving in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park (3 Dives), Kota Kinabalu
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

Min pax. per trip 2

Description

If you’re a certified diver looking for some chilled out leisure diving then the scuba diving day trip to Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is a great choice. Enjoy diving in warm waters along a range of pretty coral reefs (with depth ranging from 5m – 25m). We visit ~ 25 coral reef dive sites within the Marine Park itself. Sabah is located within The Coral Triangle which means you will come across a wide range of marine life during your dives – from the smallest critters, a range of colorful coral reef fish species through to Green and Hawksbill Turtles.

Itinerary

8:50am: Meet the Team at the ‘Red British Phone Boxes’ at Jesselton Point Jetty. Once collected, you will be transferred to the morning dive site. Our Dive Crew will provide you with a boat safety briefing and overview of the planned itinerary for the day.

9.30am – 10:00am: Our PADI Instructor will then provide a full dive briefing for your first dive. Yourself and your dive buddy will do your buddy checks before starting your first dive of the day. Enjoy a nice, long relaxing dive (dive length is maximum 60 minutes, or minimum 50 bar).

12.00pm: Head back to the boat and go for lunch at a café on a nearby island.

1.30pm: Return to the dive boat. Your Dive Guide will provide a briefing for your second dive. Get your dive gear ready and go diving along a shallow coral reef. The diving adventure continues!

2:30pm: After you afternoon dive you will head back to Jesselton Point Jetty. You will arrive back typically 3:00pm – 3:30pm.

*If you are doing a 3 dive trip, your second dive of the day will be before lunch (with a minimum 1 hour surface interval between dives). This will mean your lunch will be at ~1pm and you will be back at Jesselton Point Jetty at approx. 4:00pm – 4:30pm

What to bring

Diver certification card, log book, swim wear, sun block, sunglasses, change of clothes, towel.

Included

Return boat transfers, free use of our rental dive gear, guiding by experienced PADI Instructors, small groups per Dive Guide, lunch, refreshments on our boat, Jesselton Point Jetty fee.

Excluded

Sabah Parks Diving Permits (13$ for non-Malaysians, 5$ for Malaysians).

Trip Pre-Requisites

You need to be a certified diver to join this trip (we will need to see your diver certification card).

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Trekking Mount Kinabalu Climb 2 day / 1 night, Sabah
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

Come and climb Borneo’s highest peak. Mount Kinabalu towers 4,095 metres above sea level and offers a unique climb from the tropical jungle at the base, through oak forest, to the rocky sub-alpine summit plateau. This 2-Day, 1-Night adventure will have you starting in Kota Kinabalu before transferring to Kinabalu park in Crocker ranges to begin your climb. A whole range of exotic plants, insects and animals can be found in the different climates along the slopes of Mt Kinabalu, turning your journey up the mountain into a journey through nature.

After a night’s rest at Laban Rata Rest-house (half way up the mountain) you will begin an early morning ascent to Low’s peak, 4095.20 m in time for a breathtaking sunrise!

The arrival of daylight reveals the remarkable summit plateau of the mountain, a vast expanse of smooth rock with a unusual assortment of rocky pinnacles rising from below. It’s truly a unique and awe-inspiring experience!

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Scuba Diving Day Trip – Diving in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park (2 Dives), Kota Kinabalu
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

Min pax. per trip 2

Description

If you’re a certified diver looking for some chilled out leisure diving then the scuba diving day trip to Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is a great choice. Enjoy diving in warm waters along a range of pretty coral reefs (with depth ranging from 5m – 25m). We visit ~ 25 coral reef dive sites within the Marine Park itself. Sabah is located within The Coral Triangle which means you will come across a wide range of marine life during your dives – from the smallest critters, a range of colorful coral reef fish species through to Green and Hawksbill Turtles.

Itinerary

8:50am: Meet the Team at the ‘Red British Phone Boxes’ at Jesselton Point Jetty. Once collected, you will be transferred to the morning dive site. Our Dive Crew will provide you with a boat safety briefing and overview of the planned itinerary for the day.

9.30am – 10:00am: Our PADI Instructor will then provide a full dive briefing for your first dive. Yourself and your dive buddy will do your buddy checks before starting your first dive of the day. Enjoy a nice, long relaxing dive (dive length is maximum 60 minutes, or minimum 50 bar).

12.00pm: Head back to the boat and go for lunch at a café on a nearby island.

1.30pm: Return to the dive boat. Your Dive Guide will provide a briefing for your second dive. Get your dive gear ready and go diving along a shallow coral reef. The diving adventure continues!

2:30pm: After you afternoon dive you will head back to Jesselton Point Jetty. You will arrive back typically 3:00pm – 3:30pm.

What to bring

Diver certification card, log book, swim wear, sun block, sunglasses, change of clothes, towel.

Included

Return boat transfers, free use of our rental dive gear, guiding by experienced PADI Instructors, small groups per Dive Guide, lunch, refreshments on our boat, Jesselton Point Jetty fee.

Excluded

Sabah Parks Diving Permits (13$ for non-Malaysians, 5$ for Malaysians).

Trip Pre-Requisites

You need to be a certified diver to join this trip (we will need to see your diver certification card).

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