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Our last destination before heading back to KL. This is mark the end of Taman Negara trip. This unique place will give everybody an opportunity to get close-up with elephants, and also chance to ride them. You thought elephant only can be seen at Zoo, but never thought of visiting their sanctuary.
Kuala Gandah – Elephant Sanctuary
The Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, located near the Krau Wildlife Reserve, was established in 1985 by the Development of Wildlife and National Parks. The name Kuala Gandah is taken from the nearby small stream running near the electric compound enclosure which houses the elephants during the day from 8.30am to 2pm before they are transferred to the roofed holding area.
My visit was a rare for me, from riding and taking the elephants down to the river and gives them a bath. Or can I say bath with them together?
It’s not an ultimate trip, but a revisited trip. This exploration of National Park, Pahang had bring another adventurous episode of hill-hiking for me. Hike one of the oldest rain forest in the world..walao yeh! A hiker lover should not miss out this opportunity.
Taman Negara 2009
14 – 17 Aug 09
This 3 days 2 nights trip was a new experience and completed with pride. Since it was a revisited trip, I prefer to make a special arrangement with the travel agent. We took 2 days 1 night at Taman Negara vicinity. Another night will be spent at Jerantut town for other additional arrangement.
Frankly say, it wasn’t a pleasant trip due to the messy arrangement from this tour agency.The whole story started from the moment I made booking. From prices to transport arrangement, I’d my own issue with it because it’s not consistent and keep changing.