||Janda Baik, Pahang, Malaysia
Janda baik is a simple traditional village, which holds up to 1000 population, just 45km or 1 hour
drive from Kuala Lumpur but the transformation is drastic. Located in the state of Pahang, among the
thick lush green rainforest you will find this small village amongst the many waterfalls and flora fauna.
Janda Baik is a peaceful small village located in the state of Pahang. With an altitude
between 600-800m and thick lush rainforest contributes to the tropical climate of 22-28 Celsius,
making it an ideal getaway for city folks from Kuala Lumpur and global backpackers. It plays an
important part in Malaysia's initiative to conserve and preserve the mother natures.
Apart from enjoying the dense thick jungle for trekking, bird watching and cool bath in
bath by the waterfalls, there are many mist see attractions nearby. Elephant Sanctuary at
Kuala Gandah is an elephant conservation camp open to public to learn more and help exploitation
of elephant. There's also an Aborigines Museum (Orang Asli Muzium) about 24km away from Janda Baik,
A center to showcase the history, tradition and cultures of the aborigines in Malaysia.
Although Jandah Baik is a small village, it's used to having visitors all year round,
hence getting an accommodation is pretty easy, there are many chalet and guesthouse suited for
all budget range. Alternatively you can opt for homestay option to learn and experience the
local living life style, e.g. Sailor's Nest Homestay.
Located just 45 km from Kuala Lumpur, take the KL-Gombak Highways and after the first tunnel
take a left turn, follow by a U-turn into the petrol station Petronas and follow the signage
to Kg Janda Baik.
You can take a KTM railway (eg. KL Sentral) to Gombak station and take a cab to
Janda Baik. It will cost about RM50 per way.