Negara is a resort located in a 15-acre jungle
sanctuary within the Taman Negara National Park
with 108 chalets, bungalows and guest-houses,
all built Malaysian-style, complete with natural
timber for rustic charm.
All rooms have hot
and cold showers, air-conditioning and ceiling
fan except the dormitory. Bungalows and chalets
suites have tea and coffee making facilities and
verandah with river view.
Also available are
dormitories, hostels and a 2.5 acre camping
ground nearby the resort with amenities such as
toilet, bathroom, lockers and kitchen. Tents and
sleeping bags are available for hire. There are
8 beds in each dormitory room with individual
locker provided. Common bathrooms separated for
male and female are located in the center of the
sessions are held in Bayan Nuri Hall which can
accommodate up to 200 persons. Meals will be at
Seri Mutiara Restaurant.
Registration & Conference Kit
for APECO are required to go to Mutiara Taman
Negara Resort (Lobby Area) to register their
attendance and to collect their Conference Kit
including an Identity Tag. Delegates must wear
their ID tags at all times to enjoy hosted
privileges and facilities. Delegates with ID are
also exempted from payment of entry permits to
National Park. Forest Rangers have the right to
stop and request for Delegate's ID or entry pass
LAYOUT PLAN OF
KUALA TAHAN VILLAGE
A daily shuttle
service plies daily between Kuala Lumpur to Kuala
Tembeling via Jerantut (the jump off point to Taman
Negara). The cost per person per way is RM40 and
depart from Istana Hotel at 8am. Kuala Tembeling
departs from the jetty at 1pm.
Alternatively you will
have to take either private transport by van or
limousine costing approximate RM300 per way or by
public transport from Kuala Lumpur or Kuantan, and
it takes approximately 3 - 4 hours from these points
Taxi and bus services
regularly ply this route from Kuantan main bus
terminals or Pudu Raya bus station in Kuala Lumpur.
From Jerantut, a 16km ride in a bus or taxi brings
you to Kuala Tembeling. From here, simply follow the
signs to Taman Negara.
From Singapore, a
night train brings you right to Tembeling Halt, and
from here you can walk to the jetty, which is only
half an hour away.
From the Tembeling Jetty, the
Park's Headquarters at Kuala Tahan, is a 2½ or 3½
hour boat ride up the Tembeling River. This boat
ride costs between RM38 per person return trip.
Boats depart from
Kuala Tembeling at 9am and 2pm daily.
Directions to Conference
(Please refer to Layout
Plan of Kuala Tahan Village)
You will arrive at Kuala
Tahan Village by road. Traffic coordinators at the Car
Park area will direct you to your respective Resorts. At
Rainforest Resort and Woodland Resort there are car
If you are staying at
Mutiara Taman Negara Resort, you will have to take the
staircase to the riverside. Motorised rafts are located
at LIANA floating restaurant to take you across the
Tembeling River to Mutiara Taman Negara Resort.