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Camping in Malaysia

Post by shveta10 » Mon, 18 Apr 2011 11:39 pm

Hi all,

We are planning a self drive and camping trip to Malaysia. Please suggest good camping sites in areas near Singapore. We are open for suggestions by the sea, mountain or in the forest.


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Post by Mad Scientist » Tue, 19 Apr 2011 4:23 am

Try this

BTW if you are going up Gunung Lipur or Gunung Tahan ranges, you are required to report and register your names to the nearest police station.
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Post by MoNoKuRoBoO » Fri, 06 May 2011 1:54 am

Taman Negara?

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Post by aargon » Fri, 06 May 2011 8:35 am

camping in Malaysia? seriously is that safe?
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Post by incognito6174 » Mon, 09 May 2011 3:55 pm

aargon wrote:camping in Malaysia? seriously is that safe?
Within the designated camping areas where the national park office provides camping equipment e.g. here->, it is absolutely safe to set up camp. However, there are reports of campers who strayed in the wild and were attacked by animals or local robbers (source: newspapers), so you don't wanna stray far from the usual camp-sites where people regularly go.
Make sure you have the necessary survival equipment and a signaling system (or just make a lot of smoke) like when you are camping anywhere else. The url above lists some of the best camping sites; though Gunung Panti recreational forest, which is a 3 hour drive from Woodlands, Singapore is one good place for seeing nice forest and spend a couple of nights. Make sure you carry a mosquito repellant :)

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