Houseboat Stay @ Royal Belum State Park, Perak ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ

Have been reading ๐Ÿ“– / watching ๐Ÿ‘€ a lotsss about Royal Belum State Park ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒณ of Gerik, Perak ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ which covered by various main medias ๐Ÿ“ฐ๐Ÿ“บ๐Ÿ“ป, newspapers๐Ÿ—ž๐Ÿ“ฐ, documentaries, articles๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“—๐Ÿ“˜๐Ÿ“™, social media platforms ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป etc.

SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป is really amazed ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ with its beautiful greenery ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒณ surrounding as she loves ๐Ÿ’— nature & really wish she can be there personally ๐Ÿ’ญ

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Guess whatโ“โ‰๏ธ

Yeahโ€ผ๏ธย Her dream comes trueโ€ผ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜

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She recently got an exclusive opportunity to join a group of the other 19pax media members ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ฌ to enjoy aย 2๏ธโƒฃD1๏ธโƒฃNย houseboat stay trip ๐ŸŽ’๐Ÿ•ถ๐Ÿงข๐Ÿ‘Ÿat Casuarina@Temenggor1๏ธโƒฃ โ›ด to Royal Belum Rainforestย ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒณ

Yesโœ… Yesโœ… ~ Royal Belum ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒณย , The Worldโ€™s ๐ŸŒ Oldest Rainforest ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š~

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The trip was started with a 5๏ธโƒฃ-hour++ coach ๐ŸšŒ๐Ÿš trip from KL to Banding Island Jetty โš“๏ธ (Approximately 372km), Perak state of Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ

 

Then, she was boarding from the jetty โš“๏ธ to Casuarina@Temenggor1๏ธโƒฃ houseboat โ›ด for checked in with the group ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ซ It was a late check-in though of 4๏ธโƒฃpm. While the houseboat normal check-in time is 2๏ธโƒฃpm

Got her room with her room mate๐Ÿ‘ญ, some of the facilities on boardโ›ด,

  • All rooms are twin sharing (some are available to connecting with next door), with cabinet ๐Ÿšช, air conditioning ๐Ÿ’จโ„๏ธ, TV ๐Ÿ“บ , kettle, towels, toiletries etc.
  • Full board meals ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿดof breakfast, lunch & dinner at open deck โ›ด dining area by the kitchen crews on board ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ
  • CCTV ๐Ÿ“บ for all guestsโ€™ ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ซ safety & security
  • Shower ๐Ÿšฟ cum restrooms ๐Ÿšฝ (Opppss…She forgot ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ to capture a photo ๐Ÿ“ธ for sharing…It’s clean ya)
  • Karaoke ๐ŸŽค ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต system
  • Open deck โ›ด for fishing ๐ŸŽฃ activities etc.

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She has then enjoyed the welcome drink๐Ÿน, afternoon tea time โ˜•๏ธ & attended a brief introduction about Royal Belum Forest ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒณ by the boat captain cum guide, Pak Man ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ

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Then, a speed boat ๐Ÿšค transfer to Sungai Papan to visit the wet animals saltlicks ~ Sira Gajah. The guide ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ has shared that saltlick isย a mineral salt source for the animals/ herbivores especially to gain their energy ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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The guide ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ also shared thatย around 7๏ธโƒฃam to ๐Ÿ”Ÿam or 6๏ธโƒฃpm to 7๏ธโƒฃpm daily, possible to view some animals stopping by here if lucky ๐Ÿ€

Sigh…No luck ๐Ÿ€ for her & her group ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ฌ during their saltlick visit though…No animalsโŒ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ…, but only the camera ๐Ÿ“ท which being placed on a tree ๐ŸŒณ to capture ๐Ÿ“ธ the animal visitsss to the saltlick ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ˜Œ

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Guess whatโ“โ‰๏ธ

She has made a mistake ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ when 1๏ธโƒฃst heard ๐Ÿ‘‚๐Ÿป from the guide๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ, she thought it was salt lake, upon arrival she was wondering where was the lakeโ“โ‰๏ธ Ha…Ha…Saltlicks vs Salt lake ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜œ

Yeahโ€ผ๏ธ Free ๐Ÿ†“ activities till ๐Ÿฝ๐ŸดBBQ ๐Ÿข๐Ÿข dinner to be ready & served then. Some of her friends ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ซ were enjoyed reading ๐Ÿ“– / rest ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ’ค in room, some chit chatting ๐Ÿ—ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฅ๐Ÿ‘ค๐Ÿ‘ฅ, some fishing ๐ŸŽฃ …

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While she felt so relax ๐Ÿ˜Œ & just lay back on a beach chair at open deck โ›ด to enjoy the nice wind breeze & watch ๐Ÿ‘€ the peaceful beautiful ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ sunset ๐ŸŒ… of the day

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She had an early sleep ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ’ค after dinner ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿดafter catching up ๐Ÿ—ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฅ๐Ÿ‘ค๐Ÿ‘ฅ with her media friends ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜„

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An early ๐Ÿ”…๐Ÿ”† wake up, breakfast ๐Ÿณโ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿฝ & had a speed boat ๐Ÿšค transfer to visit the Jahai tribal aka Kampung Orang Asli named Kampung Aman Damai, 1๏ธโƒฃ of theย Malaysian ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ aboriginal tribe villages. They have just move to this new ๐Ÿ†• place (still in the midst of construction ๐Ÿ”จ๐Ÿšง ) from its old village for a new ๐Ÿ†• planting ground ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒพ

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The villagersย ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ were all very shy โ˜บ๏ธ during our visit

After that, went for a jungle ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒณ trekking ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ to Sungai Ruok Waterfall ๐Ÿž๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ง/ Kelah Fish Sanctuary (aka Mahseer) ๐ŸŸ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ง

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Not to be missedโ€ผ๏ธ She loves โค๏ธ the cool refreshing waterfall ๐Ÿž๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ง swimming ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ with many many Kelah fish ๐ŸŸ๐ŸŸ around ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿคฉ Ha…Ha…She actually was floating by wearing a life jacket ๐ŸŽฝ with her since she can’t swim โŽ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Don’t laugh ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜† at her ya

Special thanks ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป to IG @hasifhamsyari ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธfor these 3๏ธโƒฃ๏ธย nice captures ๐Ÿ“ธ at waterfall ๐Ÿž๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ง

Back to the houseboat โ›ด & proceed for bamboo rafting ๐Ÿ›ถ funโ€ผ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜† Yeahโ€ผ๏ธ

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Then, shower ๐Ÿšฟ๐Ÿ›€๐Ÿป๐Ÿง–๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ & packed luggages ๐ŸŽ’๐Ÿ’ผ for checked out ๐Ÿ˜€

Bye ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป bye ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป …Will surely be backโ€ผ๏ธ๐Ÿค—

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After checked outโ›ด, boat ๐Ÿšค transfer back to Jetty โš“๏ธ & coach ๐ŸšŒ๐Ÿš journey to check-in Hotel Casuarina@Meru ๐Ÿข for its Steamboat ๐Ÿฅ˜๐Ÿฒ & Grill ๐Ÿข๐Ÿขset dinner ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿดat its rooftop Executive Club (Available 7pm to 10.30pm)

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Then, 43 sqm studio suite with her roommate ๐Ÿ‘ญ for a comfy night stay ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ’ค as the room furnished with comfortable sofa ๐Ÿ›‹, inviting arm chairs, flat screen tv ๐Ÿ“บ, mineral water ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ง, complimentary juices ๐Ÿฅค in fridge, toiletries etc. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ Moreover, she loves her room view to Bulatan Aman Jaya the next morning ๐Ÿ”…๐Ÿ”†

Hmm…SiennyLovesDrawingย ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปย really loves ๐Ÿ’—her trip ๐ŸŽ’๐Ÿงข๐Ÿ•ถ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ ~ An awesome overnight ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ’ค & very relaxing ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Œ time spent (Truly enjoyed the freedom ๐Ÿ†“ being not connected) at the houseboat โ›ด๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘†๐ŸปโœŒ๐Ÿปย Hurrayโ€ผ๏ธโœŒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ƒ Missed her trip so much

Definitely a cityย ๐ŸŒ†๐Ÿ™ lifestyleย detox to back to the nature๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒณ, enjoy the nature greenery๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’šaa well as clean air during the cruising โ›ด on the Temenggor Lake or Banding Lake ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ง

Do enjoy a photo ๐Ÿ“ธ collection of peaceful beautiful ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ moments captured by SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป in her IG ya ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ

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~ Royal Belum ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒณ The Worldโ€™s ๐ŸŒ Oldest Rainforest ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š~ Yeahโ€ผ๏ธ @siennylovesdrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป just got back from her 2๏ธโƒฃD1๏ธโƒฃN #RoyalBelumRainforest ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒณ trip ๐ŸŽ’๐Ÿ•ถ๐Ÿงข๐Ÿ‘Ÿ . Awesome overnight ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ’ค & very relaxing ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Œ time spent (Truly enjoyed the freedom ๐Ÿ†“ being not connected) at the houseboat โ›ด๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘†๐ŸปโœŒ๐Ÿป . Definitely a city #lifestyle detox to back to the nature๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒณ, enjoy the nature greenery๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’šaa well as clean air . Do enjoy a photo ๐Ÿ“ธ collection of peaceful beautiful moments captured ya ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ . @royalbelum @casuarinameru @gayatravel @tourismPerak #WowPerak #SayangiMalaysiaKu #GayaTravel #DahKeBelum #TourismPerak #visitperak #Perak #PerakTourism #Malaysia #Temenggor1 #Temenggor #BoatHouse #BoatHouseCasuarina #HouseBoats #RoyalBelum #TourismMalaysia #Casuarina #PulauBanding #Rainforest #Nature #Naturelover

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Ohh ya…SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป & her group of art friends ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ are currently planning for a 3๏ธโƒฃD2๏ธโƒฃN trip to Royal Belum State Park ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒณ in Sept. All her friends ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ซ have read ๐Ÿ“– about her postings on her social media platforms & all wanted to visit this beautiful green ๐Ÿ’š rainforest ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒณ together. Her friends ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ซ even planning for various art activities ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ–Œ while on board the houseboat โ›ด since no wifi โŒ๐Ÿ“ถ & network. Bravoโ€ผ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป She is looking forward again ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜„

She hopes ๐Ÿ’ญ to view the huge Rafflesia ๐ŸŒบ plant then, wish it’s the season though ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿค”

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Do stay tune for her next updates in this blog post ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“ for her Sept trip ya ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜‰

So, what are you waiting forโ“โ‰๏ธ

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Definitely an awesome ๐Ÿ˜Ž ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป detox healthy houseboat โ›ด stay to escape the busy hectic city ๐ŸŒ†๐Ÿ™ life, then to appreciate the natural green ๐Ÿ’š at Royal Bell State Park ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒณ & breathtakingly beautiful ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ Belum Temenggor Lake ๐Ÿž๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ง

Address๐Ÿ“: Jeti Awam Pulau Banding, 33200 Gerik, Perak, West Malaysia
Website๐ŸŒ:ย http://www.casuarinahotels.com.my/hotel/boathouse/boathouse-casuarina-temenggor1/
FB:ย https://www.facebook.com/Boathouse-Casuarina-Temenggor-1-283430458736976/

More attractions, food & hotel stay reviews๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“via SiennyLovesDrawing๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€™s top contributor๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿปaccount๐ŸŒhttps://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawing

Updated @ 13.8.2018 1pm

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18 thoughts on “Houseboat Stay @ Royal Belum State Park, Perak ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ

  1. Wow, that looks so awesome! Did you eat the fresh fish that you caught? Were there mosquitoes in the area? That waterfall looks so refreshing! I also can’t swim so I’m like your friend with the lifevest haha! Can’t wait to see your next adventure!

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    1. Ohh…nope, no chance to taste the big fish ๐ŸŸ caught ๐ŸŽฃ though ๐Ÿ˜Œโ˜บ๏ธ

      Love my trip so much, no mosquitoes disturb at all, don’t worry ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜

      The waterfall floating with life jacket was superb exciting one ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸปโœŒ๐ŸปYou have to experience & enjoy it too, plan a trip ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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  2. Wow! I never knew that those really kind of existed. I mean, usually those kind of boats are usually owned by the filthy rich people. It sure looks like fun. Nature can’t stop amazing me with its magnificent rainforest and sceneries. I just hope there weren’t too much insects lurking around because that would be awful!

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    1. Hi…hi… surprisingly no awful experiences about the insects ๐Ÿ•ท๐Ÿœ๐Ÿž during my stay though โœŒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜

      I truly enjoyed my awesome ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป fantastic stay โœŒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ

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