Take this trip to Lake Chini, and experience mythology coming to life! Learn about the legends and myths surrounding this mythical lake. Enjoy a boat ride through a narrow river, and be enveloped by the lushness of rainforest trees. Visit the Jakun people and learn their stories, and also go to the Aboriginal Settlement to observe how the blowpipe is used as a hunting weapon!
Lake Chini is one of the only two natural lakes in peninsula Malaysia. It lies majestically among 12,000 acres of lush tropical wilderness which encompasses a series of 12 lakes. Legend has it that a mythical dragon lives in the lake and is the guardian of a lost city of gold, which was once there.
Enjoy a boat ride through a narrow river canopied by huge rainforest trees. Pink lotus flowers and water lilies greet you when you reach the first lake. On the river banks live the Jakun people - an aboriginal tribe who believe that a serpent named Naga Seri Gumum (like Loch Ness Monster) is the spirit of the lake. Visit the Aboriginal Settlement and observe how the blowpipe is used as their main hunting weapon.
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Ride to Lake Chini from Kuantan
Admire the scenery along the way to Lake Chini from Kuantan. Relax and enjoy an hour and a half ride to the lake.
Boat Ride Along Lake Chini
Take a relaxing boat ride along the mythical Lake Chini, believed to be the site of the lost city of gold. Locals also tell tales of an ancient dragon guarding the lake. See the abundant flora and fauna surrounding the lake including colorful lotus flowers and water lilies.
Aboriginal Settlement of the Jakuns
Spend some time at the aboriginal settlement of the Jakun people and see their traditional way of living. Witness how they use the blowpipe as a main hunting weapon. Hear fascinating stories about the serpent Naga Seri Gumum which is believed to be the lake's guardian.
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