Top Staycation Destinations in Pahang:
Outdoor Enthusiasts only

1. Jungle Trekking or Hiking in Taman Negara

Taman Negara is an undiscovered national beauty that hasn’t been discovered by the Malaysians. A lot of international travellers have been to Taman Negara to enjoy the beauty of our rainforest

Quick fun fact: It is older than Amazon rainforest! 

There’s lots of things to do in Taman Negara, especially if you’re looking for a retreat! One of them is to hike or jungle trek in the rainforest. 

2. Gunung Bunga Buah in Genting Highlands

Many people do not know that there’s a lot of places to hike in Genting! It’s not about the theme park and casino only!

Gunung Bunga Buah is one of the popular ones among Genting’s hike. It takes almost 6 hours to complete, is a thrilling adventure for hikers seeking a challenging climb.

As you make your way up the trail, you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the surrounding forest and mountains. The trail passes through dense jungle, with towering trees and a variety of flora and fauna, including monkeys, birds, and butterflies. 

3. Gunung Jasar in Cameron Highlands

Let’s not talk about strawberry farms, or the vast tea plantations. Do you know that Cameron Highland has a mountain called Gunung Jasar? Standing at 1696 meters high, Gunung Jasar is located in the town of Tanah Rata at Cameron Highlands in Pahang, Malaysia.

There’s many trails depending on your fitness level, but do check them out!

Tekoma resort is located just 18 minutes walk or 3 mins drive away from Gunung Jasar, so if you don’t want to get stucked in the jam to hike, you know where to stay!

Visiting Bukit Awan in Taman Negara, with the best resort in Malaysia

4. Bukit Awan in Taman Negara

Cloud beneath you! No words can describe the beauty of this place, and you need to come Taman Negara and see it by yourself!

5. Gunung Tahan

If you’re ready for a challenge that rivals or even equals Mount Kinabalu, then it’s time to hike Gunung Tahan! Located right next to Taman Negara, this mountain offers outdoor enthusiasts an exhilarating and demanding trek. With its rugged terrain and breathtaking vistas, conquering Gunung Tahan will test your endurance and reward you with a truly unforgettable experience.

Tekoma has had guests staying over at our comfortable chalets before conquering Gunung Tahan.

6. Camping

There are numerous camping locations in Pahang, each with its own unique features. It’s important to inquire about electricity availability at campsites beforehand, as some may have nighttime power restrictions.

Camping provides an opportunity to reconnect with yourself, loved ones, and nature, offering a peaceful respite from the distractions that often plague us.