PANTI RAINFOREST AWAKENING
The Panti Forest Reserve covers nearly 275 sq km of lowland dipterocarp rainforest. It is home to over 25 species of mammals, including the critically endangered Malayan Tiger, Asiatic Elephant and Malayan Tapir.
It is also home to the very loveable White-handed Gibbon, Pig-tailed Macaques and Banded Langurs. An early start ensures that we arrive at the Bunker Trail in time to listen to the rainforest ‘dawn chorus’ made up of songbirds, cicadas, and sometimes the ‘whooping’ calls of the White-handed Gibbons.
At the entrance to the Bunker Trail, we transfer onto the rear of our bird mobile and slowly drive along this 14 km long stretch of dirt road on the lookout for birds, primates and other wildlife. Several km into the journey we will stop to trek and explore a quiet jungle trail. Here your nature guide will unravel some of the interesting plants, trees, insects, and small mammals we may chance upon.
Note: To enter Panti Forest requires a permit from the Forestry Department. This tour is available with minimum 5 (five) working days advance booking. Please send a copy of your ID /passport to firstname.lastname@example.org once the reservation is made.
- ADULT 13 years and above
- 10 -12 YEARS OLD
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THIS RATE
Return transfer from Desaru Coast, Tour Guide, Forest Permits, light refreshments, and drinking water.
We pick up from the following Hotels:
Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas
The Westin Desaru Coast Resort
Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast
Four Points by Sheraton Desaru
Lotus Desaru Beach Resort & Spa
Sand & Sandals Desaru Beach Resort and Spa
Tunamaya Beach & Spa Resort – Desaru
Amansari Hotel Desaru
Location(s): Panti Forest Bunker Trail
Difficulty Level: Medium
Duration of Activity: Approximately 5 hours
Available: Daily with 5 working days’ notice.
Tour Time: 6.30 am – 11.30 am
Recommended Attire: Hat, t-shirt, long pants, sun protection, covered shoes or sport shoes (trail shoes), insect & leech repellent.
IMPORTANT RULES TO ABIDE BY:
Visitors are also required to follow the rules and regulations set by the JNPC when visiting Panti Forest. This includes staying on designated trails, not littering, and respecting the wildlife and environment. Failure to comply with the regulations may result in a fine or even expulsion from the forest.
Total Duration of Activity: Approximately 3 hours
06.30am: Pick up from hotel in Desaru Coast Area
07.30am: Arrived at Panti Forest
07.40am: Hiking through Panti Trail with some stops along the way for rest
10.30am: Drive back to Hotel
11.30am: Arrived back at hotel
Cancelation Policy by JungleWalla Desaru.
JungleWalla Desaru reserves the right to change or cancel any part of the itinerary without prior notice in the event of bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. JungleWalla Desaru will do its best to run the tour and suggest an alternative time/date. If this is not possible, a partial refund will be made for Panti Rainforest Awakening.