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Selai - According to the Orang Hulu, long, ago, Sungai Selai used to be a torrential river flowing down from Gunung Besar. One day, a beautiful celestial princess called Puteri Dayang Tuarang decided to visit the place. Her visit changed everything. She emanated so much heat during her visit that the river was reduced to a mere trickle, the size of a strip of rattan, or ‘sehelai rotan’ in Malay. Since then, the river was called Selai.
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Even till this day, during periods of heavy rain, the Orang Asli of Selai propitiate the princess in a special ceremony, so that she may provide some respite from the weather.
During the course of Endau-Rompin Expedition, a group of scientist took off from Gunung Besar heading for the head waters of Sungai Endau to go down to Kuala Jasin. The party followed the wrong stream and ended up at Sungai Selai Along the way, they found a new species of flowering herb, Didissandra.
Today, it is the site of the Selai Base Camp - now known as Lubok Tapah Base Camp.
Endau Rompin is the newest found jungle retreat in the country. Endau Rompin being more than 100 million years old where the exotic flora and fauna found nowhere else in the world. Scientific expeditions and researches are still visiting the parks regularly.
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Team Building is the latest addition to the list of programs that we offer in the park. It has a special appeal as the only location that a comprehensive adventure team building program can be organised. Activities that can be included are jungle trekking, jungle survival, paintball wargames, abseiling, flying fox, obstacles course, night trekking (plus solo walk), treasure hunt, corporate games, night safari, rubber tube rafting etc.
Our Team will reach Chaah Town to stock up. The we will proceed to Bekok Town. Proceed to register at the Taman Negara Park Headquarters. Park one’s car here, hop onto the stand-by 4x4. Journey through logging trek by four wheel drive to Lubok Tapah Base camp passing by Merekek Campsite.
Rompin. After a short briefing, we will begin our journey to Takah Pandan and Takah
Beringin. The journey starts on a flat path along the river side but after that it will be a steep climb over a hill.
The rest of the journey are much easier but maybe become difficult if there is rain as the slope will be become slippery. The first waterfalls is the Takah Beringin . and spend half hour to one hour at the falls. Continue journey to Takah Pandan. The falls is more than 100 feet high over a vertical rock wall. It is definitely worthwhile to take a swim at Pandan Waterfalls. You will need to take safety precaution as certain part are deep. Please make sure you take advises from jungle guide. We will return to based camp after having a good rest as the trek back is much easier as we will follow the river back to main trek leading to the base camp.
Rest and dinner Next activity will be a night walk provided there is no rain and along
the 4 wheel drive trek and followed by a Night Safari by 4 x 4 vehicle. Lookout for
foxes, porcupines, wild cats, mouse deer, snakes etc.
After breakfast, river rafting with rubber tubes a one hour to two hours activity. After
lunch, begin return journey back to Bekok. On the way back stop for a short
visit and photography in an Orang Asli Village and then Bon Voyage - continue journey
|Bridge Crossing along the Trek|
|Takah Pandan Waterfall|
|Enjoying a Water Jump at Takah Pandan, Pandan Waterfalls|
|Taman Negara Headquarter - Bekok Town|
|Clean Toilet in Lubok Tapah|
|Lubok Tapah - New Accommodation Chalet|
|Lubok Tapah - Simple Chalet|