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Meena Somayaji

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What a sight was seeing world’s largest flower Rafflesia in full bloom. Amazing Experience

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About the activity:

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The Royal Belum State Park Perak is 3hrs from Ipoh with one of the most protected natural reserves has relics which are as old as 130 million years.

-    Trekk along trails to explore the beauty of the park through meandering pathways leading to pristine lakes, cascading waterfalls and lush green foliage.

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The Royal Belum State Park Ipoh will be traversed in 7 hours including pick-up and drop-off from Pulau Banding Public Jetty

-    Our nature guide will assist you throughout the tour for a comfortable and hassle-free experience.

-    Witness the world’s largest flower Rafflesia in full bloom along with sighting and meeting the aboriginals of this region, the Orang Asli.

-    Follow the Elephant trail at the Sungai papan salt lick area.

-    After a scrumptious lunch, relax at the waterfall to wonder at the magnificence of this park as you are free to take a dip in the charming waterfall.

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The only way into the park is by cruising along the Temenggor Lake, the second largest man-made lake in Peninsular Malaysia

About the Royal Belum State Park:

Malaysia is dotted with immaculate national parks, out of which the Royal Belum State Park is a marvellous site often regarded as the crowning glory of Malaysia. The state park is huge and is one of the oldest rainforests in this part of the world estimated to be 130 million years old. A Royal Belum State Park Tour can make for a fun filled adventurous day boating, trekking, spotting rare flora and fauna and in short being one with nature.

The state park is dotted with rare and exotic birds and animals like the Tapir, Malaysian sun bear, Hornbill and wild boar. The pride of the park is the 3 species of Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world. The park is surrounded by Lake Temeneggor which is one of the largest lakes in this region, thick forest on one other side and a chain of hills to accompany the forest. Thus The Royal Belum state park is an amalgamation of lake, waterfalls, rocks, forests and hills where birds and animals stay in harmony.

Meet Up Information:

Time: 9:30am
Location: Pulau Banding (Banding Island) Public Jetty
Address: Jeti Awam Pulau Banding, Gerik, Perak, Malaysia
Please arrive at the Pulau Banding Public Jetty 10 minutes before the scheduled pick up time

Meal

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  • Packed Lunch

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
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  • Packed lunch

Transport

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  • Shared Vehicle
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  • Jetty Transfer

Things To Carry

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  • Swimwear
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  • Salt or lighter for leeches
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  • Insect repellant
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  • Hats or caps
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  • Extra outdoor clothes
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  • Raincoat
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  • Chocolates, candies, books or stationary for the Orang Asli families (optional)
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  • Comfortable outdoor clothing
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  • Trekking shoes

Advisory

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  • The Royal Belum State Park Perak tour can be experienced by all except for individuals with serious ailments, pregnant women, heart disorders and other medical ailments.
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  • Child ticket – 4-11 yrs and children below 3 years are not recommended to participate.
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  • Children must be accompanied by an adult always.
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  • Spotting of Rafflesia is subject to bloom and climatic conditions.
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  • Pick-up and drop-off are done from the Pulau Banding public jetty at 9.30am and 4.30 pm respectively.
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  • Wear comfortable outdoor clothing, trekking shoes, swimwear, salt for leeches, sunblock, rainwear and gifts and candies for the aborigines.

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 activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

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 and a full refund will be processed.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. Where is Royal Belum State Park located?

      Pulau Banding Public Jetty is the nearest point to reach Royal Belum State Park with a drive of 2 hours 30 minutes. If your starting points are Kuala Lumpur or Penang or Kota Bharu (Terengganu), you must head towards Pulau Banding Public Jetty.

      This Jetty is at 5 hours drive both from Kuala Lumpur and Penang. People starting from Kota Bharu will have to cover a drive of 3 hours and 30 minutes to reach Pulau Banding Public Jetty.

      Once you manage to reach the Jetty (meet point) successfully, you shall be cruising through Temenggor Lake and then to the Park. Besides these usual routes, Kuala Lumpur and Penang have one-way transfer services to take you to Pulau Banding Public Jetty directly.

    2. How can I reach Royal Belum State Park from Ipoh city center?

      If Ipoh City Centre is your starting point, you will first have to make your way to the Pulau Banding Public Jetty. You can either plan on your journey via route 76 or route 4.

      Also, there is a one-way transfer service to Pulau Banding Public Jetty. From here, you shall step on to a cruise to sail you through the Temenggor Lake and take you to your final destination.

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

      Your itinerary asks you to assemble sharp at 09:30 am in the morning at Pulau Banding Public Jetty. Sharp at 10:00 am, you will be taken on board a cruise to cross the Temenggor Lake and reach Royal Belum State Park.

      Your activities at the Park are scheduled from 10:30 am to 15:30 pm. At 16:00 pm, you shall assemble to start with your return journey to Pulau Banding Public Jetty.

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

      Royal Belum State Park Tour has two packages to choose from – Join in tour (Group of 2 to 9) and Join in Tour (Group of 10+). Both the packages are inclusive of a professional guide (English/Malay), a cruise ticket for each traveler, Rafflesia Flower Spotting Activity, and a packed lunch availability.

      Your lunch includes – rice, fried chicken, egg, fruits, and drinking water. It is important to note that there won't be any form of travel insurance issued under any of this package to any traveler.

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

      Children below the age of 3 years are not allowed to participate in this tour. However, for children falling in the age group of 4 to 11 years, their guardians have to purchase a child ticket.

    6. Where I can redeem my e-voucher?

      For Royal Belum State Park Perak tour, you can display either a physical ticket or an e-voucher. Before the exact date of your scheduled activity, it is mandatory for you to share a copy of the first page of your Passport or MyKad.

      Do not forget to highlight your booking number in the email. It is essential for you to understand that this tour is subject to acceptance or approval by the Royal Belum State Park Perak. In case your entry is rejected on any grounds, you are entitled to receive a complete refund.

    7. Is there any pickup or drop facility available?

      There is no such pickup or drop facility available from your stay place. To begin your tour, you all have to assemble at the Pulau Banding Public Jetty at least 10 minutes before your scheduled departure time.

    8. Which is the best time to visit Royal Belum State Park?

      Although you can plan your visit to this Park at any point in time, usually people prefer April to September to be the best period with a lot of things to do.

    9. Which place is the meeting point for the tour?

      As there is no direct pickup or drop assistance from your stay place, you all have to reach Pulau Banding Public Jetty. Try to reach your departure point at least 10 to 15 minutes before your scheduled time.

    10. What are the necessary things required to carry for Royal Belum State Park?

      Make sure that you put on a comfortable outdoor coating and trekking shoes before starting with your Royal Belum State Park tour. Also, do not forget to carry some essential things in your backpack to facilitate your Park tour.

      It is advisable that your backpack should consist of swimwear, insect repellent, salt or lighter (for leeches), hats or caps, raincoat, extra outdoor clothes, chocolates, stationary, books, and candies (for Orang Asli families).

    11. What kind of clothes should we wear in Royal Belum State Park?

      It is advisable to put on comfortable outdoor clothing while you start ahead with your Royal Belum State Park journey. Also, do not forget to carry an additional pair of outdoor clothes in your backpack to avoid last moment hustling.

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