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Tasik Chini
Gua Charah
Turtle Watching

THE SIGHT AND SOUNDS OF PAHANG DARUL MAKMUR

Mention Pahang and one conjures visions of tropical foliage, cool mountain air, sandy beaches, lakes and waterfalls plus everything else that is close to nature. Located on the East Coast, this is the largest state in Peninsula Malaysia with a population of nearly one million.

Kuantan, the capital of Pahang Darul Makmur is your entry point to a fascinating tropical holidays!


Places Of Interest

Highly acclaimed for the warm hospitality of her village folk is Cherating, located some 45 km north of Kuantan. Offering a myriad of both old and new, Cherating is definitely the idyllic get-a-way. Listed below are some of the many activities you must make time for:-

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Golf Course - Enthusiastic golfers will be pleased to know that 40 minutes drive from the Legend Resort are the 18-hole golf courses of Astana Golf Club.
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River Cruises - Rent a boat with a tour guide and experience an idylic cruise along Cherating River and bask in the scenic glory of Pahang's flora and fauna. Here, you will be greeted by birds chirping, monkeys swinging from trees and the sounds of exotic bugs.
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Turtle Watching - About 6 km from Cherating is the famous Chendor Beach. From early July to September, nature lovers will have the chance to watch the green turtles (or occasionally giant leatherback turtles) toil ashore to lay eggs. Please take note that turtle watching only takes place at night.
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Natural Waterfalls - The Sungai Pandan Waterfalls which span 11 hectares, is situated 72 km from Cherating and is easily accessible by road. Consisting of a series of cascading rapids, the falls culminate in a large cooling pool, which is ideal for swimming. A very popular picnic spot.
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Gua Charah - Approximately 1 1/2 hours drive through a scenic oil palm estate, Charah caves are siteated northwest of Panching, enroute to Sungai Lembing. Formed millions of years ago and carved by nature, these caves offer an interesting sojourn. Housed inside one of the caves is a statue of the reclining Buddha.
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Tasik Chini - Located 147 km from Cherating and laying majestically among 12,000 acres of lush tropical wilderness is Lake Chini, Malaysia's second largest natural natural Lake. Comprising of 12 freshwater lakes, lake Chini is Malaysia's answer to Loch Ness. Highly recommended is the boat ride, as you will enjoy the the picturesque villages and virgin jungles. Angling and canoeing are especially pleasureable at Lake Chini.
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Batik Painting - For generations, batik fabric has been handpainted and printed by village folks. Beautifully finished fabrics and other items ranging from apparels to accesories make wonderful souvenir gifts to take home. You can also go one step further by taking a lesson or two an painting your own batik motives.
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