Taman Negara Resort

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Why we like it

  • Set in the Taman Negara National Park, home to the oldest tropical rainforest in the world
  • Ideally located at the beginning of numerous jungle trails
  • An eco-tourism resort with traditional wooden chalets
  • Home to authentic Malaysian restaurant, Seri Mutiara
  • A visit to Taman Negara blends beautifully with a trip to the Cameron Islands

A&K Top Tip

The boat tour through the rainforest to Lata Berkoh is a real highlight, where you can take a dip in the refreshing cascades at Lata Berkoh which form a beautiful natural Jacuzzi.

Guest Testimonial

The service provided is excellent. It is the most enjoyable experience and most the memorable holidays, we have had, have been when we have travelled with A&K.

- KO, London

Located in the heart of the Taman National Park, Mutiara Taman Negara Resort is a comprehensive wildlife resort rather than a jungle retreat. The kampong-style wooden chalets are inspired by traditional Malaysian architecture and afford a simple but comfortable stay, with all of the eco-friendly chalets offering views of either the jungle or the Tembeling River for a true rainforest experience. Nestled deep within the 130 million year old forest, the Mutiara Taman Negara Resort is only accessed by longboat along the Tembeling and Tahan Rivers as the delicate sounds of nature echo around you.

Taman Negara is Peninsular Malaysia's largest National Park, covering 4343 square kilometres and home to a huge variety of ancient flora and fauna species. A stay at this resort is about the jungle experience, so all the activities provided take place alongside one of the resort's knowledgeable guides. Our favourite is the Canopy Walk, where you can explore the ancient forest from the heights of a suspended causeway - and in addition to the abundant wildlife, you might also spot the Orang Asli people who still live a nomadic lifestyle. In the evening, we recommend embarking on a Night Safari in order to observe the Park's weird and wonderful luminescent fungi and array of nocturnal creatures.

Useful info


Fly to

Kuala Lumpur/Langkawi (Malaysian Airlines)

flying time

11 hours 30 minutes non-stop

time difference

GMT +8 hours


Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area

Best time to travel

November - April (Peninsula Malaysia)
March - October (Borneo)


Malaysia's climate is tropical and humid, with humidity high in the mornings and lower in the afternoons. A typical day is warm and humid with balmy evenings. The main rainy seasons fall from November to February.

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