Fun Facts About The Taman Negara Rainforest – What You Need To Know

With an estimation of being 130 years old, the Taman Negara Rainforest is no doubt one of the most popular attractions in Malaysia. It’s one that you must not do without visiting whenever you find yourself anywhere in Malaysia. There’s too much to love about what is regarded as the world’s oldest tropical rainforest. Which is why we’ll give you fun facts about the Taman Negara Rainforest. It’s all about preparing your mind as you prepare to visit soon. Here are some fun facts that will make your stay in Taman Negara Rainforest worthwhile;

  1. The Best of Wildlife Can Be Seen in the Early Hours of the Day

It’s all about rising early when at Taman Negara Rainforest. Get yourself on the trails as early as 7 am and you’ll feed your eyes with the beauties of the rainforest. In the early hours, you’re likely to come across native wild dogs, boars and even monkeys.

  1. It’s a Rainforest; The Weather Can Be Unpredictable

Don’t expect the best of weather all through your stay at the Taman Negara Rainforest. You should see yourself basking to the beautiful sunshine now and later, you are being kissed by the splashing rain.

  1. You May Not See Them, But Wild Animals Live Here

It’s one of the last homes of wildlife, even if you don’t come across elephants or tigers, just know they live there. It’s their home, and you should never get too close. Don’t even attempt to taunt them when you come across them.

  1. It’s Hot, Wet and Sticky

While packing for the Taman Negara Rainforest, just have these three words in your mind. Pack enough change of clothes also waterproof. Wear long sleeves and get yourself a leech sock as high into your knees.

  1. You May Find Yourself Disconnected From The Rest of The World

If you have it in mind to say away from the hustle and business of the city, then Taman Negara Rainforest is a nice place to be. However, if you aim to stream a live video to your loved ones or followers on social media, you may find yourself disappointed. There’s no or low signal quality while at the rainforest.

  1. Prepare For Mosquitoes and Leeches

Yes, you’ll be coming across a good number of them. They are ever present in the Taman Negara Rainforest, always there to host visitors. Prepare yourself with mosquito and bugs repellent. Come with light but long clothes to cover yourself.

  1. A Night Jungle Walk Will Reveal A lot

Bring a torch when coming to the Taman Negara Rainforest. If you have the guts, you are likely to see the animals when they are less active. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be careful; they are still wild animals, remember.

  1. A Visit to The Kampung Orang Asli, The Home of The Indigenous People

Taman Negara Rainforest isn’t just about the animals; there are inhabitants of the forest who have made it home for over a century. You can learn from these inhabitants how they’ve survived for years hunting and gathering inside the rainforest.

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