Tips Before Visiting Taman Negara

Before going :

  • Notify your family, friends or others about your journey and when to expect your return. 
  • Bring plenty of water and snacks. It is not advisable to eat any jungle fruits and drink from any water source without a guide.
  • You must prepare enough cash before entering the park. Taman Negara doesn't has ATM machines.
  • You can rent boots and camping equipment in Taman Negara. Just ask and they will show you where to get it.
  • There is only one internet service available in the park and it is open from 8 am - 8 pm. The charge fees is RM7/hour, minimum use is 1 hour.

Clothing :

  • Wear loose, light and comfortable clothing; preferably with long sleeves and long pants to protect against abrasions and insects. Breathable shoes and cotton socks are also advised.
  • Wear roomy, light but sturdy footwear with good ankle support and traction, and 2 pairs of socks.
  • Wear a hat with a wide brim to protect against instense sunlight and light rain.
  • Bring a waterproof jacket in case it gets cold.


Trails :

  • Remember to stick to marked trails and don't stray off from the marked trails.
  • Choose trails that will allow plenty of time for you to finish your hike before dark.
  • The trails is usually closed from November - January and will be open on Mid February.


Things to bring :

  • Map & Compass
  • Waterproof jacket & Rain coat
  • Lighter, Candle & Matches 
  • Torch light
  • Basic first-aid kit
  • Insect repellent