in the valley of the Sungai Kenong, the Kenong Rimba Park offers
cave explorations, rock climbing, jungle trekking, and fishing.
This is also the home of an aboriginal race called the Batak.
further information, please contact:
Government Office Complex
27200 Kuala Lipis, Pahang
Tel: 09-311273, 3144106
& 2777767 (Toll-free)
KTMB Railway Station
27200 Kuala Lipis. Pahang
Tel: 09-313277 & 213144
PARK AT A GLANCE:
Highest Point: Bukit Batu Kapur
Flora Fauna: The caves are a natural
habitat for for a host of flora which include orchids, "pokok Ara" and
parasitic plants which thrive among the branches of the gigantic trees.
It is also the home of numerous varieties of birds like the merbah,
pigeons and merbuk to name a few. Nearby, water-lillies of multi-hued
profusion grace the serene water of the padi-fields. Mammalian life
includes the mouse-deer, porcupine and possibly elephants, too.
Activities: Cave expeditions, jungle walks,
mountain climbing, swimming, picnicking, fishing.
interesting legend surrounds the mango tree which bears luscious
fruit of such sweetness. They may be eaten but a curse will befall
anyone who tries to bring them home..
By Road: a 5 minute walk away
from the railway station (9th mile, Kuala Lipis)
is the jetty of Sungai Jelai. Take a sampan for a
20 minute ride to Tanjung Kiara.
the journey by the river from Kuala Lipis takes
between 2-3 hours.
is a tour package organized by a travel agency
and Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad.