Main Entrance to the National Park
Jerantut is a major town in central Pahang, Malaysia. It is located 175 kilometres from Kuala Lumpur, and 160 km from Kuantan. Jerantut is the main entrance to the National Park and it located in the north of Pahang state. Being the largest district in Pahang, it bounds the northern states of Kelantan and Terengganu, in the south, Temerloh and Maran district, in the west, Lipis and Raub district and in the east, Kuantan district.
Jerantut is a gateway to Taman Negara, the first national park in Malaysia. It is also possible to visit another nearby nature park – Kenong Rimba Park. The Kota Gelanggi caves are about 25 kilometre east of Jerantut. Many of these caves are archaeological sites, and several caves are now open to the public. As well as caves, there are other tourist attractions such as Lata Meraung Waterfall, Orang Asli Settlement, Gunung Tahan, Gunung Benom and Rafflesia Conservation Center.
Newest Landmarks in Jerantut
Darulmakmur hotel is located in Jerantut Town, Pahang. It is one of the newest landmarks in Jerantut and it is a Boutique Hotel that offers a facility that will provide comfort to the guests staying here. DarulMakmur hotel is owned Majlis Ugama Islam dan Adat Resam Melayu Pahang.
DarulMakmur hotel offers 39 rooms, restaurant accommodating for 60 guests at any one time as well as seminar rooms or meeting facilities that can accommodate up to 250 people.