Saturday, June 13, 2015

Water Frolicking with Tor Tambroides @ KELAH SANCTUARY SUNGAI RUOK, Royal Belum

THE BELUM RAINFOREST IS LOCATED IN GERIK, PERAK. COVERAGE AREA IS ABOUT 290,000 HECTARES WITH ABOUT 50% VIRGIN FOREST! THE FOREST IS DEVIDED INTO 2 SECTIONS, THE ROYAL BELUM STATE PART (UPPER) AND THE TEMNEGGOR FOREST RESERVE (LOWER).

THE MAIN ATTRACTIONS WITHIN THE AREA ARE WILD LIFE OBSERVATION, RAFFLESIA FLOWERS, SALT LICKS, ABORIGINAL VILLAGE AND OF COURSE THE KELAH SANCTUARY AT SUNGAI RUOK, THE RUOK FALL!

RUOK FALL IS A FRESHWATER FISH SANCTUARY, ANY FISHING ACTIVITY IS NOT ALLOWED IN THIS AREA EVEN THE NATIVES THEMSELVE. SO YOU WILL FIND SHOALS OF FISH, EITHER KELAH, TENGAS, AND TEMOLEH SWIMMING AROUND.

REMINDER: AN ENTRY PERMIT FROM PERAK STATES PARK CORPORATION FOR EVERY VISITOR INTO ROYAL BELUM IS REQUIRED.