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#TravelogueMalaysia: A Stay Vacation @ Belum Rainforest Resort

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» & her media friends đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘­đŸ‘« recently travelled đŸŽ’đŸ•¶đŸ§ąđŸ‘Ÿfor a nature 💚🌳🌳 comfy 😌 stay vacation đŸ›ŒđŸ›‹đŸ›€đŸ» at Belum Rainforest Resort💚🌳🌳🏡🏘🏡, Perak, West Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ

 

She đŸ‘©đŸ» really loves ❀ the beautiful 😍 nature of Belum-Temengor Rainforest 💚🌳🌳💚

Royal Belum State Park 💚🌳🌳💚 is a 130 million years old rainforest 🌳🌳 & the untouched forest 🌳🌳 is home to a large variety of flora & fauna đŸ˜đŸ€©

Guess what❓⁉

It’s 1ïžâƒŁ of the attractions📍📍not to be missed to searching for the precious bloom of the World đŸ—ș🌍 ‘s largest & arguably smelliest flower đŸŒș i.e. Rafflesia

It found all over Southeast Asia 🌎 i.e. from Southern Thailand đŸ‡č🇭 to Philippines đŸ‡”đŸ‡­ Each species can be identified by the unique patterns on the petals. There are 8ïžâƒŁ species of Rafflesias đŸŒș can be found in Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ with 3ïžâƒŁ of them are endemic to the Malay Peninsula & of course can be found in the Belum-Temengor rainforest complex 💚🌳🌳💚

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Note: Photo 📾 above credit to IG @eddy_rush_fp đŸ™‹đŸżâ€â™‚ïž

She đŸ‘©đŸ» has visited the 3ïžâƒŁrd time in 2018 & her volunteering trip with Malaysian Nature Society (MNS)💚, you may enjoy reading 📖 her ecotourism & hornbill 🐩 conservation volunteering via 🌐https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/10/01/ecotourism-belum-temenggor/

Sigh…She đŸ‘©đŸ» still missed a chance to personally view 👀 the blossom huge Rafflesia đŸŒș cry…cry…cry…😭😭😭

Yeah‌ Happy 😃safe arrival from a full of laughtersss đŸ€ŁđŸ˜† of approximately 6ïžâƒŁ-hour travel journey 🚐 from Kuala Lumpur (KL) city 🏙🌆 early morning 🔅🔆 with Travel with Aidil to Belum Rainforest Resort 💚🌳🌳🏡🏘🏡 by Emkay Group as 1ïžâƒŁ of the Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ ’s premier ecotourism 💚 destination📍

It offering the chance to get close to nature 💚 especially for nature lovers & travel lovers. You will definitely enjoy the complete relaxation 😌 & serenity with its quiet & green nature surroundings 💚🌳🌳💚

Hmm…If you are driving 🚗🚙 through North East Highway towards Kelantan, you will pass 2ïžâƒŁ scenic bridges 🌉 i.e. you are actually passing on an island 🏖🏝

Lake Temenggor 🏞 is MalaysiađŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿâ€™s 2ïžâƒŁnd largest lake 💩💧& home to more than 23 species of freshwater fish 🐟 & at least 5ïžâƒŁ species of turtles 🐱🐱 As the lake 💩💧covers 117.5k hectares & contains 6k million cubic metres of water 💩💧 , who knows what other creatures live there that have yet to be discovered 😉

Guess what❓⁉

Pulau Banding 🏝🏖 in Belum Temenggor complex 💚🌳🌳💚 i.e. the public jetty ⚓ & Belum Rainforest Resort 💚🌳🌳🏡🏡 is located actually was not an island 🏖🏝 Instead it’s 1ïžâƒŁ Malaysian đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ historical & beautiful scenic location 📍

In 1970, due to the effort to fight communist & to build a hydro 💩💧electric dam has resulted in part of the Belum-Temenggor forest complex 💚🌳🌳💚 submerged in the water 💩💧of Sungai Perak. It took 4ïžâƒŁ years to build the 2ïžâƒŁ bridges 🌉🌉 to providing the convenience of East North East travelling 🚗🚙 via a scenic đŸ˜đŸ€© highway. The view of the 1ïžâƒŁst bridge 🌉 is spectacular from Belum Rainforest Resort💚🌳🌳💚🏡🏡

Hmm…Why this resortđŸ’šđŸŒłđŸŒłđŸĄđŸ˜đŸĄâ“â‰ïž

 

You have to venture into this 130 million years old rainforest 🌳🌳 & view mother nature 💚💚 at its finest, so let’s plan your stay vacation đŸ›ŒđŸ›‹đŸ›€đŸ» too at Belum Rainforest Resort 💚🌳🌳💚🏡🏡

Definitely you will enjoy your stay đŸ›ŒđŸ›‹đŸ›€đŸ»experience in the comfort of a spacious traditional designed chalet style room 🏡 in the middle of a rainforest 🌳🌳 setting with a great đŸ‘đŸ» view from the private balcony overlooking the Temengor Lake & lush surroundings 🏞💩💧

It’s not ❌ for luxury stay & your stay actually contribute to the rainforest 🌳🌳 protection fund 💰 Yeah‌ A meanigful nature conservation 💚 stay with this resort ya 💚🌳🌳🏡🏘🏡

She đŸ‘©đŸ» has made a visit to the Pulau Banding Discovery Centre 🏠 to understand better đŸ‘đŸ» its nature 💚 conservation & rainforest 🌳🌳 protection efforts. Bravoâ€ŒïžđŸ‘đŸ»đŸ™ŒđŸ»

Curious đŸ€” about its hotel room❓⁉

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

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 💚

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Hmm…As a go green 💚supporter, SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» wishes this ecotourism resort 💚🌳🌳🏡🏘🏡 can consider to set up some water 💩💧 dispensers within its resort compound 💚🌳🌳🏡🏘🏡 & then prepare the glass water bottles/ jugs/ flasks in hotel rooms, instead of plastic bottled water 💩💧 for all its guests đŸ‘«đŸ‘­đŸ‘Ź This definitely will reduce âŹ‡ïž 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 💚🌳🌳🏡🏘🏡 stay selection ✅

 

Hmm…The resort 💚🌳🌳🏡🏘🏡 wifi đŸ“¶ connection was surprisingly slow & frequent down to connect 😔🙃Though was provided with alternative Unifi connectionđŸ“¶, however it required for long email ID & password to connect, hope this inconvenience for guests đŸ‘­đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘« can be enhanced soon

DiningđŸœđŸŽ

Hornbill Restaurant

Upon arrival 🚐💚🌳🌳🏡🏘🏡, she đŸ‘©đŸ» had a simple fried rice lunch đŸœserved here, it’s very tasty delicious đŸ˜‹đŸ€€

Ha…Ha…Guess what❓⁉

She đŸ‘©đŸ» had 2ïžâƒŁ plates of fried rice 🍛🍛…Oppsss…surely exceed her rice 🍚 quota of 1ïžâƒŁ week đŸ˜…đŸ˜‚đŸ€Ł, time for more frequent morning 🔅🔆 joggingsss đŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïž

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Then, she đŸ‘©đŸ» really enjoyed her 2ïžâƒŁ morning 🔅🔆 buffet breakfast đŸœđŸŽâ˜•ïž during her stay đŸ›ŒđŸ›€đŸ»đŸ›‹ here. The food selection were moderately good đŸ‘ŒđŸ»âœŒđŸ» Hmm…Would be good đŸ‘đŸ» if they rotate some of the main dishes to excite its long term stay guests đŸ‘«đŸ‘­đŸ‘Ź

Also a tasty table set dinner đŸœđŸŽ for the 1ïžâƒŁst night 🌃🌌, personally she đŸ‘©đŸ» loves ❀ the stuffed beancurd dish & rendang đŸ˜‹đŸ€€

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Sidai Restaurant

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

Hmm…1ïžâƒŁst experience of having unique sweet taste Western dinnerÂ đŸœÂ …😌the sweet taste of Salmon steak (orange 🍊 sauce), lamb chop (honey 🍯 sauce) etc.

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

Oppsss…Just a plate 🍝 for sharing & she đŸ‘©đŸ» forgot đŸ€ŠđŸ»â€â™€ïž to snap a photo 📾 for sharing here…Ha…Ha…â˜șïžđŸ˜Š

Activities not to be missed‌

SwimmingÂ đŸŠđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸŠđŸ»â€â™‚ïž

Woow‌ A beautiful đŸ˜đŸ€©stunning view 👀 to enjoy either morning 🔅🔆 or evening swim đŸŠđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸŠđŸ»â€â™‚ïž here

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Really love the view here đŸ˜đŸ€©, 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 🛒🛍 to its guests đŸ‘«đŸ‘­đŸ‘Ź to bring home 🏡 as souvenirs ya 🎁💝

Hmm…Would be good đŸ‘đŸ» if the guests đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘­đŸ‘« are offering with honey 🍯 tasting 😋 during the farm visit, then it creates better đŸ‘đŸ» interactive sessionđŸ—ŁđŸ‘„đŸ‘€đŸ‘„ , as well as an educational opportunities for the younger kids đŸ‘§đŸ»đŸ§’đŸ»đŸ‘ŠđŸ»đŸ§‘đŸ»

Gaharu 🌳 Farm

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

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

This is a conservation 💚 effort by the Belum Conservation Malaysia (BCM) by planting the gaharu 🌳 trees in the Belum-Temenggor Rainforest Complex 🌳🌳 with the celebrities đŸ’ƒđŸ»đŸ•ŽđŸ»đŸ•șđŸŒđŸ‘©đŸ»â€đŸŽ€đŸ‘šđŸŸâ€đŸŽ€as well as its resort guests đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘­đŸ‘«

How to❓⁉

Do contribute RM💯💰 to support this Gaharu 🌳 tree planting, do exploring for more details via 🌐 https://www.brainsfeed.org/bff

Frog 🐾 Hunting

Awesome 1ïžâƒŁst experience she đŸ‘©đŸ» had with her media friends 👭👬👬👬 after dinner đŸœđŸŽ

It was really a fun activity with friends 👭👬👬👬 to hunt with torch light 🔩 & then help each other with lighting 💡 to capture the frogs found 🐾🐾

Guess what❓⁉

She đŸ‘©đŸ» has spotted the baby frogs aka tadpoles in a pond 💩💧 from her hunting. Hurrayâ€ŒïžđŸ˜đŸ˜ƒ

It’s just within the resort 💚🌳🌳🏡🏘🏡 compound, yes✅, the various small ponds 💩💧

Do enjoy the music/ song by the frogs 🐾🐾 being captured by SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ»Â  for sharing ya

Sungai Ruok Waterfall 💩💧

Initially this trekking đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸš¶đŸ»â€â™‚ïžto reach the waterfall 💩💧 & Rafflesia đŸŒș spot site was called to cancel ❌ due to a heavy rain â˜”ïžđŸŒ§ when the boat đŸš€ about to reach

Special thank you đŸ™đŸ» to the responsible đŸ‘đŸ» boatman đŸš€đŸ™‹đŸœâ€â™‚ïž named Mr Mazlan, he đŸ™‹đŸœâ€â™‚ïž went himself 1ïžâƒŁst to check & ensure đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™‚ïžâœ… it’s still safe to do the trekking đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™‚ïžđŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïž in the rain â˜”ïžđŸŒ§

Yeah‌ He confirmed ✅ & all set with rain coat & trekking đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™‚ïžđŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïž walked slowly in the jungle 🌳🌳

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Note: Photo 📾 above credit to IG @izrylwilson đŸ™‹đŸœâ€â™‚ïž

It worth đŸ‘đŸ» a walk đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸš¶đŸ»â€â™‚ïždefinitely, guess what❓⁉

She đŸ‘©đŸ» was bare foot 👣 for this trekking đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïžas she refused to get her sport shoes 👟 wet from the rain â˜”ïžđŸŒ§

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

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Note: Photo 📾 above credit to IG @eddy_rush_fp đŸ™‹đŸżâ€â™‚ïž

Kampung Semelor Visit (Including the Toy Library đŸ“šđŸŽšđŸ–ŒđŸ–âœ‚ïžđŸ“ŽđŸ“)

Do contribute RM💯 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 3ïžâƒŁD2ïžâƒŁN already enough to re-energise yourself from hectic city life here. Do click in below post 📌 for the itinerary suggestion of 3ïžâƒŁD2ïžâƒŁN

Or if you are visiting for the 1ïžâƒŁst time, do click in the post 📌 below for some suggestions specially to 1ïžâƒŁst visitorđŸ‘©đŸ»

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

Then, participate & #GetInvolved the nature conservation & preservation activities 💚💚

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Address📍: Belum Rainforest Resort, Pulau Banding, 33200 Gerik, Perak Darul Ridzuan, West Malaysia

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

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

#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 & #TravelwithAidil #AidilTravelIpoh for being the main transporter & 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

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