7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Endau Rompin National Park


7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Endau Rompin National Park

Have you ever visited Endau Rompin National Park? Maybe you never even heard of it before... Let's see whether by the end of this, you'll be convinced to give Endau Rompin National Park a shot!

1. It's huge

The park is so big that it covers two states, the southern part of Pahang and the northeast of Johor. It covers an area of 870 km², effectively making it the second largest national park in Peninsular Malaysia after Taman Negara, with approximately 26 km of trail.

2. The water is crystal clear


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The water is so clear that it is blue due to the reflection of sunlight on the white rounded rocks at the bed of the lake.

3. Meet Pak Belang (tiger)

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Animals that live in the national park are the white-handed gibbon, Malaysian tiger, Asian elephant, wild boar, tapir, slow loris, deer, long-tail macaques and leopards. Though there's a higher chances of you meting Sultan on the hiking trail than meeting Pak Berang!

4. The waterfall is humongous


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Look at that! That's like the biggest waterfall I've ever seen!

5. Trek in some of the oldest rainforests in the world


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The park is one of the oldest tropical rainforest complexes in the world and features rock formations some 248 million years old.

6. Visit the orang asli settlement


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Endau Rompin is also home to the Orang Asli of the Jakun tribe.  Find out how they survive in the wilderness and protect themselves from danger with their hunting and tracking skills. See their recreational activities and listen to their mesmerising yarns about the myths of the surrounding jungle.

7. Monster Catch


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It is said that giant Toman (Giant snakehead fish) swim freely in the river around the park. In a protected environment free from any pollution, it is no surprised that the Toman will grow to some crzy size! Permit is required.

So what are you waiting for?! Pack your bags and experience it yourself!


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