The tropical climate of Malaysia allows
bird watching to be a year-round activity.
Of course, visitors will have to keep the
rainy season in mind when planning excursions
and take along rain gear or a poncho.
The majorities of caves are limestone and
are above ground level. These include Gua
Kelam in Perlis, Gua Tempurung and Kundu
in Perak, Batu Caves in Selangor and scattered
caves around Lake Kenyir in Terengganu and
Gua Ikan in Kuala Krai, Kelantan.
Jungle trekking can take an hour or two
or as many as you wish. The choice is up
to the nature adventurer.
Although many mountains, especially those
located in the national parks, have overnightcamping
facilities and provide some equipment for
rental, it is always wise to plan ahead
and make a few enquiries for bookings, weather
conditions and other current information.
Lembing mines in Pahang is a safe though
challenging route and anglers may like to
pack their rods for some fishing as well.
The Endau Rompin area in Johor is a more
trying route and a group expedition is strongly
recommended since a lone vehicle may encounter
Heavy rains in December and March affect
currents and visibility at certain sites.
Terengganu's Pulau Redang and Pulau Perhentian
as well as Pulau Tioman in Pahang are the
sites most affected. The atoll of Layang-Layang
in Sabah is closed from November to March
due to high waves and torrential rain.
Rafting sites in Peninsular Malaysia are
easily accessible by car or bus. The Selangor
River is reached via Kuala Kubu Bharu.