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Overview

About the activity:

Belum Temengor is the ideal holiday spot for nature lovers and it is home to the world’s largest flower , the Rafflesia flower

Experience some rare flora and fauna inside the Belum Temengor rainforest including the Malaysian Sun Bear, the Malaysian Tiger, Sumatran Rhinoceros, the Malayan Tapir and more than 3,000 flowering plants

You can visit the Orang Asli village, home to an aboriginal group of people who are the oldest inhabitants of Malaysia

Trek to the Nam Waterfall and bath in the cool and clean water

Trek to the Sira Gajah salt lick area (only available in the full-day trip)

You will be accompanied by a personal nature guide who can speak both English and Malay

The trip begins and ends at the Pulau Banding (Banding Island) Public Jetty and the package includes packed lunch and boat ticket.

Glide across the picturesque, man-made lake of Temenggor on your way to the rainfores

About Belum Temengor:

Belum Temengor forest reserve is part of the Belum Temengor rainforest, a 130-million-year-old rainforest. The destination is popular amongst both nature lovers and trekkers. This is the perfect place to spend a day away from the busy city with a wide variety of animals and flowering plants.

If lucky, you can witness the Rafflesia flower, the largest flower in the world. You can book a half day or a full day trip to the reserve, depending on the time you have in hand. Visit the village of Orand Asli and interact with the aboriginal inhabitants.

If feeling adventurous, trek to the Nam Waterfall and the Sira Gajah salt lick area. Visitors often give gifts and donations to the locals. But giving eatables is strictly prohibited. Whether you are visiting Ipoh City, Kuala Lumpur or Penang, visiting Belum Temengor is a must. Travel with a professional nature guide who will make sure that you do not miss anything.

Meet Up Information:

Time: 9:30am

Location: Pulau Banding (Banding Island) Public Jetty

Meal

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  • Packed lunch include, Fried chicken, Egg, Rice, Fruits, Drinking water.

Activity

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  • Boating
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  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

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  • Professional English/Malay speaking nature guide
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  • Boat ticket
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  • Rafflesia flower spotting

Transport

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  • Shared Vehicle

Things To Carry

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  • Comfortable outdoor clothing
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  • Trekking shoes
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  • Swimwear
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  • Salt or lighter for leeches
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  • Insect repellent
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  • Hats or caps
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  • Extra outdoor clothes
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  • Raincoat

Advisory

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  • Please carry a printed or mobile e-voucher for the trip
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  • The trip begins and ends at Pulau Banding Jetty. All visitors are requested to reach the jetty 10 minutes in advance
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  • A half day tour begins at 9.30 am and ends at 2.30 pm
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  • A full day tour begins at 9.30 am and ends at 4.30 pm
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  • It is advisable to wear comfortable clothing and trekking shoes
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  • You can carry swimwear and extra clothes
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  • It is advisable to carry salt and insect repellent
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  • This trip is not suitable for pregnant ladies and people with heart problems or other serious medical conditions
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  • If you are not sure if this trip is right for you, please speak with the organiser before booking

Tour Type

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  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. Where is Belum Temengor located?

      Belum Temengor forest reserve is part of the Belum Temengor rainforest, the largest forest in Peninsular Malaysia and the oldest rainforest in the world (130-million-year-old).

    2. How can I reach Belum Temengor from Ipoh city centre?

      There are two ways of reaching Belum Temengor from Ipoh city centre. You can drive to the Pulau Banding Public Jetty which is about 2.5 hours from the city centre via route 76 and route 4.

      From the jetty, your nature guide will start the trip. You can also opt for the transfer service from Ipoh to Gerik and get off at the Pulau Banding Public Jetty. These transfer services are regularly available and need a prior booking.

    3. What are the scheduled timings to visit this place?

      All trips begin at 9.30 am from Pulau Banding Public Jetty. Since there are no staying options available inside the forest reserve, trips typically end by 4.30 pm or earlier, depending on the package chosen by you.

    4. What are the different types of package I can avail?

      There are two types of packages to choose from when visiting Belum Temengor. You can either book a half day trip that will begin at 9.30 am and end at 2.30 pm, or choose a full day trip that will begin at 9.30 am and end at 4.30 pm.

      A half day tour will include:

      9.30 am - Reach Pulau Banding Public Jetty and meet your personal nature guide
      10 am - Cruise starts on Temenggor Lake with a short trek to the Rafflesia flower site
      11 am - Visit to the Orang Asli village and meet the aboriginal residents
      12.30 pm - Trek along the Sungai Nam river to reach the Nam waterfall
      2.30 pm - Reach back to Pulau Banding Public Jetty

      A full day tour will include:

      9.30 am - Reach Pulau Banding Public Jetty and meet your personal nature guide
      10 am - Cruise starts on Temenggor Lake with a short trek to the Rafflesia flower site
      11 am - Trek along the Sira Gajah salt lick area 1
      12 pm - Visit to the Orang Asli village and meet the aboriginal residents
      2 pm - Trek along the Sungai Nam river to reach the Nam waterfall
      4.30 pm - Reach back to Pulau Banding Public Jetty

    5. What is the child age ticket limit and cost?

      Child ticket applies to children between the age of 4 and 11 years. The ticket price ranges from Rs 1664 to Rs 2912, depending on the package that you choose. All children need to be accompanied by an adult throughout the trip.

    6. Where can I redeem my e-voucher?

      Please carry a printed or mobile voucher to the Pulau Banding Public Jetty for verification. This voucher is valid for the mentioned date and time and cannot be transferred.

    7. Which is the best time to visit Belum Temengor?

      April to September is the best time to visit Belum Temengor rainforest. Avoid October to March if you don’t like monsoons. Also, heavy monsoons can impact the trekking trails in the forest reserve, and certain parts may also be closed to ensure visitor safety.

      It is advisable to visit Belum Temengor when the weather is pleasant and you are free to enjoy the entire forest reserve without any restrictions.

    8. What are the places covered in Belum Temengor?

      The Belum Temengor package begins at the Pulau Banding Public Jetty and includes a cruise on the Temenggor Lake, a trek to the Rafflesia flower site, a trek along the Sira Gajah salt lick area, a visit to the Orang Asli, a native village of aboriginals, and a trek along the Sungai Nam river to reach the Nam waterfall.

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