Jerantut is a town in the state of Pahang most famously known for being a popular starting point into Taman Negara, Malaysia’s first and largest national park. Taman Negara is one of the oldest tropical rainforest left in the world, home to an endless variety of flora and fauna unique to this region of the world. Other popular tourist spots which stands out includes the Kota Gelangi Caves and Gunung Senyum. There caves have been formed since 150 million years ago and the magnificent rock formations are indeed a sight to behold. It is recommended to hire a tour guide to get the best experience in navigating the local caves.
There are also plenty of unique local famous foods in Jerantut to try. One of the most well-known is the “Ikan Patin Masak Tempoyak”, a savory dish of silver catfish in durian paste served with rice.
|Attractions in Jerantut:
|1. Kota Gelanggi Caves