Do you know that Malaysia is home to some of the most amazing and beautiful national parks across the nation? These natural wonders are over 130 million years old and are equipped with incredibly beautiful and diverse plants and wildlife. Below, I have listed some of the most famous national parks located in Malaysia like Taman Negara, Bako National Park, Penang National Park, Kinabalu National Park and many more.
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Let’s have a closer look at why they are so famous.
1. Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan
Taman Negara is one of the most exciting and diverse forests in the world that you can visit. It is nearly 130 million years old covering an area of over 4,000 square kilometres. This park has some species of animals like the Malaysian tiger, Asian elephant, and Malaysian peacock-pheasant. You would be lucky enough if you get to see them whenever you visit.
2. Bako National Park, Kuching
This national park is located in Malaysian Borneo. It has an impressive range of flora and fauna which makes this park a tourist attraction. From mangroves and swamps to forest and ocean everything you will find here. In addition, you will also find some unique and rare variety of animals.
3. Penang National Park, Penang
It is the smallest national parks in Malaysia. It is home to beautiful trees and wildlife which you will not find anywhere else. One can also enjoy a thrilling 250-metres canopy walk and can have a scenic view of the forest.
4. Kinabalu National Park, Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia’s Kinabalu national park is home to the first Unesco World Heritage site. It has a wide range of species of plants and birds and mammals like sun bear, Bornean ferret badger and the oriental small-clawed otter.
5. Kubah National Park, Kuching
Kubah national park has a wide variety of palm trees and wild orchid. Additionally, this national park is also home to some attractive and beautiful waterfalls, streams, bathing pools and hiking trails. One can enjoy snorkelling and diving here.
6. Kuching Wetlands National Park, Kuching
In this park, you will find a very impressive range of wild animals like monitor lizards, probosci’s monkeys, white-bellied sea eagles, crocodiles and mudskippers. If you keep the love for birds and animal then you must need to visit this park.
So, now you know the most famous national parks of Malaysia, what’s keeping you waiting pack your bags and enjoy!