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#TravelogueMalaysia: A Stay Vacation @ Belum Rainforest Resort

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» & her media friends πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« recently travelled πŸŽ’πŸ•ΆπŸ§’πŸ‘Ÿfor a nature πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³ comfy 😌 stay vacation πŸ›ŒπŸ›‹πŸ›€πŸ» at Belum Rainforest ResortπŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘, Perak, West Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

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She πŸ‘©πŸ» really loves ❀️ the beautiful 😍 nature of Belum-Temengor Rainforest πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’š

Royal Belum State Park πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’š is a 130 million years old rainforest 🌳🌳 & the untouched forest 🌳🌳 is home to a large variety of flora & fauna 😍🀩

Guess what❓⁉️

It’s 1️⃣ of the attractionsπŸ“πŸ“not to be missed to searching for the precious bloom of the World πŸ—ΊπŸŒ ‘s largest & arguably smelliest flower 🌺 i.e. Rafflesia

It found all over Southeast Asia 🌎 i.e. from Southern Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ to Philippines πŸ‡΅πŸ‡­ Each species can be identified by the unique patterns on the petals. There are 8️⃣ species of Rafflesias 🌺 can be found in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ with 3️⃣ of them are endemic to the Malay Peninsula & of courseΒ can be found in the Belum-Temengor rainforest complex πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’š

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Note: Photo πŸ“Έ above credit to IG @eddy_rush_fp πŸ™‹πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈ

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has visited the 3️⃣rd time in 2018 & her volunteering trip with Malaysian Nature Society (MNS)πŸ’š, you may enjoy reading πŸ“– her ecotourism & hornbill 🐦 conservation volunteering via 🌐https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/10/01/ecotourism-belum-temenggor/

Sigh…She πŸ‘©πŸ» still missed a chance to personally view πŸ‘€ the blossom huge Rafflesia 🌺 cry…cry…cry…😭😭😭

Yeah‼️ Happy πŸ˜ƒsafe arrival from a full of laughtersss πŸ€£πŸ˜† of approximately 6️⃣-hour travel journey 🚐 from Kuala Lumpur (KL) city πŸ™πŸŒ† early morning πŸ”…πŸ”† with Travel with Aidil to Belum Rainforest Resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘ by Emkay Group as 1️⃣ of the Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ’s premier ecotourism πŸ’š destinationπŸ“

It offering the chance to get close to nature πŸ’š especially for nature lovers & travel lovers.Β You will definitely enjoy the complete relaxation 😌 & serenity with its quiet & green nature surroundings πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’š

Hmm…If you are driving πŸš—πŸš™ through North East Highway towards Kelantan, you will pass 2️⃣ scenic bridges πŸŒ‰ i.e. you are actually passing on an island πŸ–πŸ

Lake Temenggor 🏞 is MalaysiaπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύβ€™s 2️⃣nd largest lake πŸ’¦πŸ’§& home to more than 23 species of freshwater fish 🐟 & at least 5️⃣ species of turtles 🐒🐒 As the lake πŸ’¦πŸ’§covers 117.5k hectares & contains 6k million cubic metres of water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ , who knows what other creatures live there that have yet to be discovered πŸ˜‰

Guess what❓⁉️

Pulau Banding πŸπŸ– in Belum Temenggor complex πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’š i.e. the public jetty βš“οΈ & Belum Rainforest Resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ‘ is located actually was not an island πŸ–πŸ Instead it’s 1️⃣ Malaysian πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ historical & beautiful scenic location πŸ“

In 1970, due to the effort to fight communist & to build a hydro πŸ’¦πŸ’§electric dam has resulted in part of the Belum-Temenggor forest complex πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’š submerged in the water πŸ’¦πŸ’§of Sungai Perak. It took 4️⃣ years to build the 2️⃣ bridges πŸŒ‰πŸŒ‰ to providing the convenience of East North East travelling πŸš—πŸš™ via a scenic 😍🀩 highway. The view of the 1️⃣st bridge πŸŒ‰ is spectacular from Belum Rainforest ResortπŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’šπŸ‘πŸ‘

Hmm…Why this resortπŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘β“β‰οΈ

 

You have to venture into this 130 million years old rainforest 🌳🌳 & view mother nature πŸ’šπŸ’š at its finest, so let’s plan your stay vacation πŸ›ŒπŸ›‹πŸ›€πŸ» too at Belum Rainforest Resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’šπŸ‘πŸ‘

Definitely you will enjoy your stay πŸ›ŒπŸ›‹πŸ›€πŸ»experience in the comfort of a spacious traditional designed chalet style room 🏑 in the middle of a rainforest 🌳🌳 setting with a great πŸ‘πŸ» view from the private balcony overlooking the Temengor Lake & lush surroundings πŸžπŸ’¦πŸ’§

It’s not ❌ for luxury stay & your stay actually contribute to the rainforest 🌳🌳 protection fund πŸ’° Yeah‼️ A meanigful nature conservation πŸ’š stay with this resort ya πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has made a visit to the Pulau Banding Discovery Centre 🏠 to understand better πŸ‘πŸ» its nature πŸ’š conservation & rainforest 🌳🌳 protection efforts. Bravoβ€ΌοΈπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

Curious πŸ€” about its hotel room❓⁉️

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» was checked-in πŸ” with her media best buddy πŸ‘­ in a spacious comfy Chengal Lake View Executive Deluxe room (with a balcony & bath tub πŸ›€πŸ» )

Oppsss…Her room not really seeing the lake view as the trees 🌳 in front of her room just so tall…Ha…Ha…Instead she got a nice green view πŸ’š

 

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Hmm…As a go green πŸ’šsupporter, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» wishes this ecotourism resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘ can consider to set up some water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ dispensers within its resort compound πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘ & then prepare the glass water bottles/ jugs/ flasks in hotel rooms, instead of plastic bottled water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ for all its guests πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ This definitely will reduce ⬇️ lots of the plastic usage

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There are plenty of room types range from dorm, executive room, villa etc. for your resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘ stay selection βœ…

 

Hmm…The resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘ wifi πŸ“Ά connection was surprisingly slow & frequent down to connect πŸ˜”πŸ™ƒThough was provided with alternative Unifi connectionπŸ“Ά, however it required for long email ID & password to connect, hope this inconvenience for guests πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« can be enhanced soon

Dining🍽🍴

Hornbill Restaurant

Upon arrival πŸšπŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘, she πŸ‘©πŸ» had a simple fried rice lunch 🍽served here, it’s very tasty delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

Ha…Ha…Guess what❓⁉️

She πŸ‘©πŸ» had 2️⃣ plates of fried rice πŸ›πŸ›…Oppsss…surely exceed her rice 🍚 quota of 1️⃣ week πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚πŸ€£, time for more frequent morning πŸ”…πŸ”† joggingsss πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈ

 

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Then, she πŸ‘©πŸ» really enjoyed her 2️⃣ morning πŸ”…πŸ”† buffet breakfast πŸ½πŸ΄β˜•οΈ during her stay πŸ›ŒπŸ›€πŸ»πŸ›‹ here. The food selection were moderately good πŸ‘ŒπŸ»βœŒπŸ» Hmm…Would be good πŸ‘πŸ» if they rotate some of the main dishes to excite its long term stay guests πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

Also a tasty table set dinner 🍽🍴 for the 1️⃣st night πŸŒƒπŸŒŒ, personally she πŸ‘©πŸ» loves ❀️ the stuffed beancurd dish & rendang πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

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Sidai Restaurant

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» & her media friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ had a Western dinner served in this restaurant. She had ordered for Salmon 🐟 steak, yet she also has exchanged & tried her media friendsπŸ‘«πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬’ dishes too, including some pasta 🍝🍝 dishes for sharing

Hmm…1️⃣st experience of having unique sweet taste Western dinner 🍽 …😌the sweet taste of Salmon steak (orange 🍊 sauce), lamb chop (honey 🍯 sauce) etc.

Her media friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ & herself πŸ‘©πŸ» were all love & enjoyed very much the Kadok pasta (highly recommended πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»), very delicious tastyπŸ˜‹πŸ€€, not to be missed ya πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹

Oppsss…Just a plate 🍝 for sharing & she πŸ‘©πŸ» forgot πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈ to snap a photo πŸ“Έ for sharing here…Ha…Ha…☺️😊

Activities not to be missed‼️

SwimmingΒ πŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸŠπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

Woow‼️ A beautiful 😍🀩stunning view πŸ‘€ to enjoy either morning πŸ”…πŸ”† or evening swim πŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸŠπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ here

 

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Really love the view here 😍🀩, the bridge that you have shared in the beginning of this blogging

Stingless Bee 🐝 Farm

From this farm, you will have chance to observe the stingless bees 🐝 🐝 named Kelulut in action & learning the process of its honey 🍯 production. There are plenty species of stingless bees 🐝🐝 that each will producing a different-tasting honey 🍯

Ohh ya…The honey 🍯 harvested from this farm are for sale πŸ›’πŸ› to its guests πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ to bring home 🏑 as souvenirs ya πŸŽπŸ’

Hmm…Would be good πŸ‘πŸ» if the guests πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« are offering with honey 🍯 tasting πŸ˜‹ during the farm visit, then it creates better πŸ‘πŸ» interactive sessionπŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯ , as well as an educational opportunities for the younger kids πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ»πŸ§‘πŸ»

Gaharu 🌳 Farm

A short shuttle ride 🚐 to reach to the Gaharu 🌳 plantation

 

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Gaharu trees 🌳 aka Agarwood are 1️⃣ the rarest trees 🌳 in rainforests 🌳🌳 It’s much sought-after by the pharmaceutical & cosmetic industries for their bark & resin πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

This is a conservation πŸ’š effort by the Belum Conservation Malaysia (BCM) by planting the gaharu 🌳 trees in the Belum-Temenggor Rainforest Complex 🌳🌳 with the celebrities πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ•΄πŸ»πŸ•ΊπŸΌπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ€πŸ‘¨πŸΎβ€πŸŽ€as well as its resort guests πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«

How to❓⁉️

Do contribute RMπŸ’―πŸ’° to support this Gaharu 🌳 tree planting, do exploring for more details via 🌐 https://www.brainsfeed.org/bff

Frog 🐸 Hunting

Awesome 1️⃣st experience she πŸ‘©πŸ» had with her media friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ after dinner 🍽🍴

It was really a fun activity with friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ to hunt with torch light πŸ”¦ & then help each other with lighting πŸ’‘ to capture the frogs found 🐸🐸

Guess what❓⁉️

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has spotted the baby frogs aka tadpoles in a pond πŸ’¦πŸ’§ from her hunting. Hurrayβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜πŸ˜ƒ

It’s just within the resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘ compound, yesβœ…, the various small ponds πŸ’¦πŸ’§

Do enjoy the music/ song by the frogs 🐸🐸 being captured by SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»Β  for sharing ya

Sungai Ruok Waterfall πŸ’¦πŸ’§

Initially this trekking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈto reach the waterfall πŸ’¦πŸ’§ & Rafflesia 🌺 spot site was called to cancel ❌ due to a heavy rain β˜”οΈπŸŒ§ when the boat 🚀 about to reach

Special thank you πŸ™πŸ» to the responsible πŸ‘πŸ» boatman πŸš€πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ named Mr Mazlan, he πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ went himself 1️⃣st to check & ensure πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈβœ… it’s still safe to do the trekking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈ in the rain β˜”οΈπŸŒ§

Yeah‼️ He confirmed βœ… & all set with rain coat & trekking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈ walked slowly in the jungle 🌳🌳

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Note: Photo πŸ“Έ above credit to IG @izrylwilson πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ

It worth πŸ‘πŸ» a walk πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈdefinitely, guess what❓⁉️

She πŸ‘©πŸ» was bare foot πŸ‘£ for this trekking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈas she refused to get her sport shoes πŸ‘Ÿ wet from the rain β˜”οΈπŸŒ§

Luckily she πŸ‘©πŸ»Β doesn’t hurt her feet (Yeah!! She πŸ‘©πŸ»Β is qualified to join as local indigeneous communities in this rainforest). No leeches attack too, hurray!!

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Note: Photo πŸ“Έ above credit to IG @eddy_rush_fp πŸ™‹πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈ

Kampung Semelor Visit (Including the Toy Library πŸ“šπŸŽ¨πŸ–ŒπŸ–βœ‚οΈπŸ“ŽπŸ“)

Do contribute RMπŸ’― before you check-out from your stay & your contribution will be used by the Yayasan Emkay to sponsor a school uniform for an indigenenous kid. Not just that, your contribution also provide an employment opportunity to the local indigeneneous as the uniforms are all being handsew by the them

More details via https://www.brainsfeed.org/bff

Ohh ya…Short getaway of 3️⃣D2️⃣N already enough to re-energise yourself from hectic city life here. Do click in below post πŸ“Œ for the itinerary suggestion of 3️⃣D2️⃣N

https://www.facebook.com/belumrainforest/photos/a.112470642159412/2123172747755848/?type=3&eid=ARCAMEciDcPur934fFmRe73gymlpyuCcjzZA2xpdlrd7HULjGqMNbjFEPv8YOHANO88F7A1cr8jDgLGb&xts%5B0%5D=68.ARDVeDOKFFD7i1W0V2P_adiBZnv7tXP8zQsp9fUxv7v7lCu1KdPHVfWZAlc-v0Yzpluf_nVaJ914IDQj_JIfqqePI1F_NgetptX–5QfySI87nvWPm7RRpWfPEfSY_EnEaM92Qei4o_QFr2bB_PekCDg9i6pkp6WtsULv6BxjJOVgdEFm08g8ZYYaq3zk2RU6r7dtk68zCbSyMCbqx_qjlvXtIjTdIuOvbrcM3FB26__4flf9MXWMKCAlZLV_IZDbjzE6RVrc-QLyre-WEV0BxwL-u27_Cpt1ATw4Za3zbKfuLoI9bQvQQ92orEH8OHaxbLQdomT0kBdNR5d0AlpiGWc5w&tn=EHH-R

Or if you are visiting for the 1️⃣st time, do click in the post πŸ“Œ below for some suggestions specially to 1️⃣st visitorπŸ‘©πŸ»

https://www.facebook.com/belumrainforest/photos/a.112470642159412/2087588604647596/?type=3&eid=ARBT_FKM14UGHrLaB6ggQIS9YfmNSOSdbBAUomAeAZPy7-FhqQo9CK_DPBAYZtLFnaYfqgmxAM3VEJPh&xts%5B0%5D=68.ARAgEyUswJfhZ3On1U9-OOe6RuynsjIrZ-yRr6RXOwZRbT8NndaexwBKuvTSMnNnHP6XAxteDQbctx5NBSb5yEBCxJil69qfO85ivHEPQwLDR3P-0i8aP7K1EoBxN2VUiqxE9BSZjLDILw8-rsmtwCKstMcA4X6ViLeZbGSv-w8-jkKbKxtG40QKMi0bH77eP5xamuqkZ-GWfPibzANfDRiJdrp_y3zNbfHtDakEBfNHWPJmcLa7xBbGOuvg-jxDJNVT5BuDl67jlBj8bVa3o-CckPVmmvl-jGCJ24JvPaUjKq_E5PxDLkISgsjeGhks1LN3l7fC1T9ugOschawK9aTWXA&tn=EHH-R

Hmm…Let’s sign up to be a Belum Forest Friend (BFF)❓⁉️

Then, participate & #GetInvolved the nature conservation & preservation activities πŸ’šπŸ’š

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AddressπŸ“: Belum Rainforest Resort,Β Pulau Banding, 33200 Gerik, Perak Darul Ridzuan, West Malaysia

Website🌐: https://www.belumrainforestresort.com/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/belumrainforest/

Also welcomeΒ πŸ€—Β to check out SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»Β β€™s top contributorΒ πŸ‘†πŸ»Β account via 🌐 https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawingΒ forΒ her recent reviews on the MalaysiaΒ πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎΒ β€™s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“

#Coloursoflives #TravelogueMalaysia is organised by #Borakkitadotcom​ & supported by #BelumRainforestResort

Special thank you to #BelumRainforestResort for trusting & believing, also great thanks to #OriginaJus​ , #CanonMalaysia​ , #Aluyakitchen for being the sponsors & #TravelwithAidilΒ #AidilTravelIpoh for being the main transporterΒ & travel advisor for a smooth & safe journey to complete this successful travelogue

Not to forget our cool lunch dining @ the River Besuk being sponsored by #CastellaCafeGrik ont her travel journey back to KL city, do click in to enjoy her vblog captured & more details for sharing ya

#belumrainforestresortΒ #royalbelumΒ #pulaubandingΒ #temengorlakeΒ #perakΒ #tourismmalaysiaΒ #tourismperakΒ #visitperakΒ #malaysia#malaysiatrulyasiaΒ #travelasiaΒ #holidayΒ #waterfall #travel #travels #BelumTemengor #DahKeBelum #travelling #blog #blogging #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing #nature #naturelover #naturelovers #rainforest #forest #conservation

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Houseboat Stay @ Royal Belum State Park, Perak πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

Have been reading πŸ“– / watching πŸ‘€ a lotsss about Royal Belum State Park 🌳🌳 of Gerik, Perak πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ which covered by various main medias πŸ“°πŸ“ΊπŸ“», newspapersπŸ—žπŸ“°, documentaries, articlesπŸ“šπŸ“—πŸ“˜πŸ“™, social media platforms πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’» etc.

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» is really amazed 😍🀩 with its beautiful greenery πŸŒ³πŸ’šπŸŒ³ surrounding as she loves πŸ’— nature & really wish she can be there personally πŸ’­

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Guess what❓⁉️

Yeah‼️ Her dream comes trueβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

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She recently got an exclusive opportunity to join a group of the other 19pax media members πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ to enjoy aΒ 2️⃣D1️⃣NΒ houseboat stay trip πŸŽ’πŸ•ΆπŸ§’πŸ‘Ÿat Casuarina@Temenggor1️⃣ β›΄ to Royal Belum RainforestΒ πŸŒ³πŸ’šπŸŒ³

Yesβœ… Yesβœ… ~ Royal Belum 🌳🌳 , The World’s 🌍 Oldest Rainforest πŸ’šπŸ’š~

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The trip was started with a 5️⃣-hour++ coach 🚌🚍 trip from KL to Banding Island Jetty βš“οΈ (Approximately 372km), Perak state of Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

 

Then, she was boarding from the jetty βš“οΈ to Casuarina@Temenggor1️⃣ houseboat β›΄ for checked in with the group πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« It was a late check-in though of 4️⃣pm. While the houseboat normal check-in time is 2️⃣pm

Got her room with her room mateπŸ‘­, some of the facilities on boardβ›΄,

  • All rooms are twin sharing (some are available to connecting with next door), with cabinet πŸšͺ, air conditioning πŸ’¨β„οΈ, TV πŸ“Ί , kettle, towels, toiletries etc.
  • Full board meals 🍽🍴of breakfast, lunch & dinner at open deck β›΄ dining area by the kitchen crews on board πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ³πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ³
  • CCTV πŸ“Ί for all guests’ πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« safety & security
  • Shower 🚿 cum restrooms 🚽 (Opppss…She forgot πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈ to capture a photo πŸ“Έ for sharing…It’s clean ya)
  • Karaoke 🎀 🎼🎢🎡 system
  • Open deck β›΄ for fishing 🎣 activities etc.

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She has then enjoyed the welcome drink🍹, afternoon tea time β˜•οΈ & attended a brief introduction about Royal Belum Forest 🌳🌳 by the boat captain cum guide, Pak Man πŸ’πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ

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Then, a speed boat 🚀 transfer to Sungai Papan to visit the wet animals saltlicks ~ Sira Gajah. The guide πŸ’πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ has shared that saltlick isΒ a mineral salt source for the animals/ herbivores especially to gain their energy πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

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The guide πŸ’πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ also shared thatΒ around 7️⃣am to πŸ”Ÿam or 6️⃣pm to 7️⃣pm daily, possible to view some animals stopping by here if lucky πŸ€

Sigh…No luck πŸ€ for her & her group πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ during their saltlick visit though…No animalsβŒπŸ˜πŸ†πŸ…, but only the camera πŸ“· which being placed on a tree 🌳 to capture πŸ“Έ the animal visitsss to the saltlick πŸ˜”πŸ˜Œ

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Guess what❓⁉️

She has made a mistake πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈ when 1️⃣st heard πŸ‘‚πŸ» from the guideπŸ’πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ, she thought it was salt lake, upon arrival she was wondering where was the lake❓⁉️ Ha…Ha…Saltlicks vs Salt lake 😝😜

Yeah‼️ Free πŸ†“ activities till 🍽🍴BBQ 🍒🍒 dinner to be ready & served then. Some of her friends πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« were enjoyed reading πŸ“– / rest πŸ˜΄πŸ’€ in room, some chit chatting πŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯, some fishing 🎣 …

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While she felt so relax 😌 & just lay back on a beach chair at open deck β›΄ to enjoy the nice wind breeze & watch πŸ‘€ the peaceful beautiful 😍🀩 sunset πŸŒ… of the day

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She had an early sleep πŸ›ŒπŸ˜΄πŸ’€ after dinner 🍽🍴after catching up πŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯ with her media friends πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜„

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An early πŸ”…πŸ”† wake up, breakfast πŸ³β˜•οΈπŸ½ & had a speed boat 🚀 transfer to visit the Jahai tribal aka Kampung Orang Asli named Kampung Aman Damai, 1️⃣ of theΒ Malaysian πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ aboriginal tribe villages. They have just move to this new πŸ†• place (still in the midst of construction πŸ”¨πŸš§ ) from its old village for a new πŸ†• planting ground 🌿🌱🌾

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The villagersΒ πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ were all very shy ☺️ during our visit

After that, went for a jungle 🌳🌳 trekking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ to Sungai Ruok Waterfall πŸžπŸ’¦πŸ’§/ Kelah Fish Sanctuary (aka Mahseer) πŸŸπŸŸπŸ’¦πŸ’§

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Not to be missed‼️ She loves ❀️ the cool refreshing waterfall πŸžπŸ’¦πŸ’§ swimming πŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈ with many many Kelah fish 🐟🐟 around πŸ˜‰πŸ€© Ha…Ha…She actually was floating by wearing a life jacket 🎽 with her since she can’t swim βŽπŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈ Don’t laugh πŸ˜‚πŸ˜† at her ya

Special thanks πŸ™πŸ» to IG @hasifhamsyari πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈfor these 3️⃣️ nice captures πŸ“Έ at waterfall πŸžπŸ’¦πŸ’§

Back to the houseboat β›΄ & proceed for bamboo rafting πŸ›Ά funβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜„πŸ˜† Yeah‼️

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Then, shower πŸšΏπŸ›€πŸ»πŸ§–πŸ»β€β™€οΈ & packed luggages πŸŽ’πŸ’Ό for checked out πŸ˜€

Bye πŸ‘‹πŸ» bye πŸ‘‹πŸ» …Will surely be backβ€ΌοΈπŸ€—

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After checked outβ›΄, boat 🚀 transfer back to Jetty βš“οΈ & coach 🚌🚍 journey to check-in Hotel Casuarina@Meru 🏒 for its Steamboat πŸ₯˜πŸ² & Grill 🍒🍒set dinner 🍽🍴at its rooftop Executive Club (Available 7pm to 10.30pm)

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Then, 43 sqm studio suite with her roommate πŸ‘­ for a comfy night stay πŸ›ŒπŸ˜΄πŸ’€ as the room furnished with comfortable sofa πŸ›‹, inviting arm chairs, flat screen tv πŸ“Ί, mineral water πŸ’¦πŸ’§, complimentary juices πŸ₯€ in fridge, toiletries etc. πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ Moreover, she loves her room view to Bulatan Aman Jaya the next morning πŸ”…πŸ”†

Hmm…SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»Β really loves πŸ’—her trip πŸŽ’πŸ§’πŸ•ΆπŸ‘Ÿ ~ An awesome overnight πŸ›ŒπŸ˜΄πŸ’€ & very relaxing 😎😌 time spent (Truly enjoyed the freedom πŸ†“ being not connected) at the houseboat β›΄πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»βœŒπŸ»Β Hurrayβ€ΌοΈβœŒπŸ»πŸ˜ƒ Missed her trip so much

Definitely a cityΒ πŸŒ†πŸ™ lifestyleΒ detox to back to the nature🌳🌳, enjoy the nature greeneryπŸ’šπŸ’šaa well as clean air during the cruising β›΄ on the Temenggor Lake or Banding Lake πŸ’¦πŸ’§

Do enjoy a photo πŸ“Έ collection of peaceful beautiful 😍🀩 moments captured by SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» in her IG ya 😍🀩

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~ Royal Belum 🌳🌳 The World’s 🌍 Oldest Rainforest πŸ’šπŸ’š~ Yeah‼️ @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» just got back from her 2️⃣D1️⃣N #RoyalBelumRainforest πŸŒ³πŸ’šπŸŒ³ trip πŸŽ’πŸ•ΆπŸ§’πŸ‘Ÿ @mytefl_teachntravel @girlslovetravel . . Awesome overnight πŸ›ŒπŸ˜΄πŸ’€ & very relaxing 😎😌 time spent (Truly enjoyed the freedom πŸ†“ being not connected) at the houseboat β›΄πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»βœŒπŸ» . . Definitely a city #lifestyle detox to back to the nature🌳🌳, enjoy the nature greeneryπŸ’šπŸ’šaa well as clean air . . . Do enjoy a photo πŸ“Έ collection of peaceful beautiful moments captured ya 😍🀩 . . . @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 πŸ‘©πŸ» & her group of art friends πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ are currently planning for a 3️⃣D2️⃣N trip to Royal Belum State Park 🌳🌳 in Sept. All her friends πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« have read πŸ“– about her postings on her social media platforms & all wanted to visit this beautiful green πŸ’š rainforest 🌳🌳 together. Her friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« even planning for various art activities πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ while on board the houseboat β›΄ since no wifi βŒπŸ“Ά & network. Bravoβ€ΌοΈπŸ‘πŸ» She is looking forward again πŸ˜†πŸ˜„

She hopes πŸ’­ to view the huge Rafflesia 🌺 plant then, wish it’s the season though πŸ˜¬πŸ€”

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Do stay tune for her next updates in this blog post πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ for her Sept trip ya πŸ€—πŸ˜‰

So, what are you waiting for❓⁉️

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Definitely an awesome 😎 πŸ‘πŸ» detox healthy houseboat β›΄ stay to escape the busy hectic city πŸŒ†πŸ™ life, then to appreciate the natural green πŸ’š at Royal Bell State Park 🌳🌳 & breathtakingly beautiful 😍🀩 Belum Temenggor Lake πŸžπŸ’¦πŸ’§

AddressπŸ“: Jeti Awam Pulau Banding, 33200 Gerik, Perak, West Malaysia
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More attractions, food & hotel stay reviewsπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“via SiennyLovesDrawingπŸ‘©πŸ»β€™s top contributorπŸ‘†πŸ»account🌐https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawing

Updated @ 13.8.2018 1pm

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