Top 30 Pahang Attractions (2020)

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Pahang is the largest state in Peninsular Malaysia and is blessed with its own lush forests, beautiful beaches and majestic mountains. With rainforest occupying two-thirds of the state, there is so much to explore here. Here are the top 30 Pahang attractions that you should visit today.

Bentong

1. Bukit Tinggi

Bukit Tinggi

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Inspired by a town in France, Bukit Tinggi is another highland destination in Malaysia. The architecture resembles those of European castles, providing visitors with a place like no other in Malaysia. If you have time, why not stay here for a day or two for a cool and refreshing getaway.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Free

2. Lentang Forest Reserve

Lentang Forest Reserve

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Lentang Forest Reserve is a forest reserve just one and a half hour away from the city centre. Many people will visit this place to have a short getaway from the city while rejuvenating their mind. Prepare your picnic gears and ready to have a splashing good time here.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Free

3. Bilut Extreme Park

Bilut Extreme Park

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One of the must-visit attractions in Bentong is Bilut Extreme Park. If you love adventure and getting your adrenaline pumping, this is the place for you. Driving an ATV around uphill, downhill and around the palm tree plantation has never been this fun. Come with family and friends to have a wonderful time together.

Operating Hours: Daily, 9:30am – 6:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Subject to tour rates

4. Bentong Hot Spring

Bentong Hot Spring

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Just an hour away from the city centre, Bentong Hot Spring is a relaxation haven for tired and weary souls. Surrounded by lush greeneries, this natural thermal mineral waters has so many beneficial properties good for your skin. So visit this place and have your worries melt away.

Operating Hours: Daily, 8:00am – 10:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Adult – RM10 | Children – RM8

5. Chamang Waterfall

Chamang Waterfall

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Chamang Waterfall is 10km away from Bentong town is an ideal destination for hot days in Malaysia. There is a huge parking space just outside the waterfall, just follow the signs and you will get there. It is pretty effortless to find this place, and you don’t need to hike and go through any difficult terrain too.

Operating Hours: Daily, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Ticket Price(s): RM2

6. Jimmy’s Durian Orchard

Jimmy’s Durian Orchard

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You will be able to see and taste the King of all fruit here at Jimmy’s Orchard. You would be amazed to know that there are approximately 300 species of durians grown here. Come here and learn more about this fruit and the opportunity to feast on them as well. Just bear in mind that the durian season from May to August.

Operating Hours: Daily, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Free

Cameron Highlands

7. Boh Tea Centre

Boh Tea Centre

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As the most massive black tea producer in Malaysia, the Boh Tea Centre in Cameron Highland is one of the three plantations that the company owns in this country. Among the tea trees plantation, there is a facility that educates the visitors about its tea and how to make your own good cup of tea. You can also savour their tea at their outdoor terrace overlooking the hills.

Operating Hours: Daily, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Ticket Price(s): Free

8. Mrs Robertson’s Rose Garden

Mrs Robertson’s Rose Garden

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Located at the hillside in Brinchang is a beautiful garden with over 100 types of roses. There are ten rose garden terraces here, and it’s the perfect place for a rose lover. Blooming 365 days of the year, this enchanting garden will surely take your breath away.

Operating Hours: Daily, 8:00am – 6:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Adult – RM5 | Child – RM2

9. Mossy Forest

Mossy Forest

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Come to a world where moss grows abound in the coldest place in Cameron Highland. Walkthrough the forest on the elevated boardwalk and be in awe of the beauty that nature has to offer. Rare and exotic plants such as the pitcher plant, orchids and many more made this enchanted forest their home.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Free

10. Raaju’s Hill Strawberry Farm

Raaju’s Hill Strawberry Farm

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Raaju’s Strawberry Farm is one of the must-visit attractions in Cameron. With the perfect climate, strawberries can be grown here. Entry is free, and visitors will be brought to a tour to understand more about this fruit. You can also pluck strawberries and pay when you exit the Farm.

Operating Hours: Daily, 8:00am – 6:30pm
Ticket Price(s): Free

11. Ee Feng Gu Honey Bee Farm

Ee Feng Gu Honey Bee Farm

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Ee Feng Gu Honey Bee Farm is one of the most established and popular bee farms in Cameron. In the same vicinity, not only do you see the honey bee boxes but a flower park here as well. Here you would be able to learn about theses hardworking bees species, production and harvesting of honey. Don’t leave without buying a bottle of the locally harvested honey from this Farm.

Operating Hours: Daily, 8:00am – 7:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Adult – RM3 | Child – RM2

12. Mah Meri Art Gallery

Mah Meri Art Gallery

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Not many people know that the Mah Meri tribe is the aborigines that reside in Carey Island. This Art gallery is a space where Mah Meri’s handicrafts, arts, and sculptures are being housed. These really intricate and high-quality wood carvings are really exquisite. If you would like to bring back one, you may visit the souvenir shop which is located in the vicinity.

Operating Hours: Daily, 10.30am – 7.30pm
Ticket Price(s): Adult – RM35 | Child – RM20 (Free for child aged six years and below)

13. Lavender Gardens

Lavender Gardens

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Malaysia has its own lavender garden and it is located at Cameron Highlands. Many people will come here to see this sea of purple, and it is a really nice background for that Instagram picture. Don’t leave without trying their lavender ice-cream; it is really yummy!

Operating Hours: Daily, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Ticket Price(s): RM8

14. Cactus Valley

Cactus Valley

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Who knew you could see cactus in a place so far away from the dessert. Cactus Valley is the largest and more popular destination in Cameron Highlands. Here you can see a variety of cactus, some small and some as tall as a person. There are a variety of cactus plants here for sale as well, why not buy a few as it will look adorable in your home or office desk. Just remember not to overwater it, it is a cactus after all.

Operating Hours: Daily, 8:00am – 7:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Adult – RM5 | Child – RM3

Genting Highlands

15. Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands

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While the weather in Malaysia can be too warm for some, why not go on a mountain getaway at Genting Highlands for a spring-like climate just an hours drive away from the city centre. Dubbed as Malaysia’s Las Vegas, many people from all over South East Asia will flocked here for a cold-breezy good time. This place not only boasts a huge casino but a shopping complex and an awesome indoor theme park as well.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Free

Jerantut

16. Kota Gelanggi Caves

Kota Gelanggi Caves

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Located 20 minutes away from Jerantut city, Kota Gelanggi Caves is an archaeological site. Participating in the tour will bring you to one of the best caving experiences here in Malaysia. Not only are they well kept, but the magnificent formations and also cave chambers will blow your mind. You will also be able to study the many kinds of creatures that lives in this space.

Operating Hours: Daily, 8:00am – 6:00pm
Ticket Price(s): RM5

Kuantan

17. Teluk Cempedak

Teluk Cempedak

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Teluk Cempedak is also known as Palm Beach is famous for its gorgeous beach. Located 5 metres away from Kuantan Town, this beach is sufficient to give anyone a wonderful time. The atmosphere here is pleasant and it also has a few good food stalls to keep you full and satisfied during your stay here.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Free

18. Rainbow Waterfall

Rainbow Waterfall

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Malaysia is blessed with an abundance of waterfalls, but there is nothing quite like this Rainbow waterfall. On a particular time of the day, you will be able to see a rainbow formed across the cascading waterfall. This magical sight is something you have to witness for yourself.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Subject to tour rates

19. Bukit Panorama

Bukit Panorama

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Panorama Hill is another hiking spot which promises a magical above-the-cloud kind of experience. To catch the sunrise, you can start hiking at around 5am. The hike is not too strenuous as there are cemented steps with a hand-rails in between. Even so, it is advisable to bring a torchlight, mosquito repellant and a windbreaker as it might be cold and chilly.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Free

Lipis

20. Taman Negara

Taman Negara

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Taman Negara or National Park is the oldest national park in Malaysia. Rich with a diverse range of wildlife and plant life, this 130 million years old rainforest is the pride of the country. You may visit this place for the many nature activities that are made available such as zip lining across the jungle, trekking, canopy walk, boating and many more. If you are lucky, you would be able to catch a glimpse of the Malaya Tiger and the Rafflesia flower.

Operating Hours: Daily, 9:30am – 5:30pm
Ticket Price(s): RM5

21. Cherating Turtle Sanctuary

Cherating Turtle Sanctuary

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Cherating Turtle Sanctuary was built in 1972 to protect and preserve the turtles that lay their eggs in this region. Come here to learn about the different turtle species and what we can do to protect these creatures. If you are visiting around June and August, you may even get the opportunity to see turtles laying eggs on the beaches at night.

Operating Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 9:30am – 4:30pm
Ticket Price(s): Free

Maran

22. Teladas Waterfall

Teladas Waterfall

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You will be able to reach this beautiful waterfall just 10 minutes from the Maran city by car. This is a perfect place for picnics, refreshing dips in the stream and getting to see this 50 metres high cascading waterfall up close. Surrounded by the forest, this is a wonderful place to relax and have a peaceful enjoyable time.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Free

23. Berkelah Falls

Berkelah Falls

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Berkelah Falls is another magnificent waterfall in this district. Almost 50 metres high, this waterfall has seven tiers. You can enjoy deep pools in each of the waterfall tiers but you must climb up through the nature trails to reach up to the higher tiers. Don’t worry, there are tour guides which can lead the way.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Subject to tour rates

Pekan

24. Sultan Abdullah Mosque Museum

Sultan Abdullah Mosque Museum

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The monument that looks like the Taj Mahal in a glance is the third mosque that is being built in Pekan. The mosque stands magnificent in its full white splendour and with a rectangular pool infront of the courtyard. This place also contains Muslim artefacts to can further educate people about their culture.

Operating Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 9:30am – 5:00pm
Ticket Price(s): RM10

25. Chini Lake

Chini Lake

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Chini Lake is a vast freshwater lake that comprises of 12 lakes. It is the second largest lake of its kind in Peninsular Malaysia and is given a World Biosphere Reserve status by UNESCO. Come and visit this place between August and September and see for yourself a lake filled with blooming pink and white lotus flowers.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Free

26. Sultan Abu Bakar Museum

Sultan Abu Bakar Museum

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This building was built in the 1920s and was used in various occasions before it was converted to a museum in 1976. This museum documents the history of the Pahang royal family together with its history and cultural relics found in this country. There is also an extensive collection of ancient Chinese glassware and national treasures which could be seen here.

Operating Hours: Saturday – Thursday, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Adult – RM5 | Children – Free (Age 12 and below)

Raub

27. Fraser Hill

Fraser Hill

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Just two hours drive from the city centre, visit this highland destination for a chilly and relaxing time. One of the many highlands in Pahang, Fraser Hill, might not be the most popular of the lot but it does have its own unique charm. Perfect for a short trip to recharge with plenty of activities to fill up your time here.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Free

28. Pine Tree Trail

Pine Tree Trail

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This Pine Tree Trail is located in Fraser Hill with its peaks at 1,456 metres. This is one of the eight trails in Fraser, and Pine Tree is the most challenging of the lot. The terrains are pretty steep and could be an impossible task for a beginner. But if you are up for the challenge, the summit of this trail is the best of them all. The beautiful aerial view of the highland will be your reward.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Free

Rompin

29. Orang Asli Village

Orang Asli Village

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In the Malay language, orang Asli means the aborigines tribe. In Rompin, you are gievn the opportunity to live with the Jakun tribe people which is just a drive down from the Visitors Complex. Here you will get to experience the livelihood of these humble villagers and their cultures. It is intriguing to learn how they survive without technology and yet living such a happy and fulfilling life.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Subject to availability

Temerloh

30. Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary National Elephant Conservation Centre

Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary National Elephant Conservation Centre

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Located near to the Deerland is the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary. Formed in 1989 by the Department of Wildlife and National Park, this sanctuary is home to many rescued wild elephants which lost them original habitat to land developments. Come see these gentle giants up close and learn how we can all play a part in preserving them.

Operating Hours: Daily, 8:00am – 4:45pm
Ticket Price(s): Adult – RM10 | Child – RM5

No matter what you are looking for, Pahang has something for everyone. It is a nature gem, offering us the best of Mother Nature through its pristine beaches, huge lakes, luscious highlands and many more. Come and experience all of these Pahang attractions for yourself today!