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Nature and Adventure

Lake Chini

Lake Chini, with its well-known myths, has attracted tourists from far and near. Legend has it that an ancient khmer city once existed and this has resulted in several scientific expeditions by archaeologists. It is also popularly believed that mystical monsters lurk in deep waters and guard this legendary lake. Sitting amidst 12,000 acres of tropical jungle, Chini is the country's 2nd largest natural lake, and has 144 species of fish. Pink and white lotus blooms from January to June, giving the lake such a picturesque view. You will find aborigines staying around the lake- fishing being their main activity. cini3 · There are plenty of camping sites for those adventurous ones. · Wooden chalets and restaurants are available. · The boat ride to reach Lake Chini itself will enchant anyone during its 45 minutes journey if you travel by kampung belimbing road. · If you do not fancy boat rides, you can go by road via the Segamat Highway through the new town of Chini.

Gua Charah

In the Malay language the word 'Gua' means cave. The Charah caves lay about 25 km northwest of Kuantan at Panching on the Sungei Lembing road. Formed millions of years ago and carved out by the forces of nature these caves offer an Interesting sojourn. Housed inside one of the caves is a statue of the reclining Buddha.

Gunung Tapis Park

About 16 km from Sungei Lembing is the Gunung Tapis nature park. Although still in the early stages of development the park offers excellent camping spots and a number of activities. If you are so inclined you can shoot the rapids on one of several rivers or fish for the 'Ikan Kelah' a Malaysian sub species of the great Indian Masheer (tortambroides duronesis).

Sungai Kenau

Located 48 km north of Kuantan. This waterfall is located in the town of Sungai Lembing - A tourist attraction for nature's lovers with fresh air and crystal clear and clean water. This spectacular wonder of mother earth must be carefully preserved for the next generation.

Indera Mahkota Agricultural Park

The Agricultural Park was established to benefit the farming community in particular, and all levels of society in general. Apart from showcasing the nation's heritage of natural and agricultural richness and diversity, the Park a]so serves as a centre for research and development for the agricultural industry. Its emphasis on care and concern for the environment also sets an example for the public at large to follow.

Kuantan Infocraft

Art and craft lovers can experience the rich cultural heritage of authentic art and craft atKuantan infocraft. Located in the heart of Kuantan in a refurbished historical building, Kuantan Infocraft displays a range of traditionally made arts and crafts, skills of which have been preserved and passed down from generation to generation. This range includes, silverware, brassware, batik, glass, pottery, basketry and wood and rattan crafts, all of which make excellent souvenirs.

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