Sunday, 17 October 2010


{ Kembara Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia ~ Terengganu,
organized by Gaya Travel Magazine }

 Day 1 ( 27 July 2010)

All participants are required to gather at MATIC, KL at 6.30 am. We departed from KL at 7 am by bus Global Ihkwan provided by the organizers. Duration of trip to Terengganu takes about 6 hours. We arrived at Lake Kenyir Resort & Spa on a lunch hour. Our arrival was greeted with smiles by the staff Kenyir Lake Resort & Spa. Adventurous activities began with a lunch session for all participants are hungry due to the long journey. After lunch we were briefed about the registration into their room and time to relax before starting the next activity. While the rest we took the opportunity to mingle and get acquainted with other participants who come from various media.
Lake Kenyir Resort & Spa view from other angle
The Magic Of Kenyir ! A treausre trove to waiting to be discovered. Lake Kenyir Resort & Spa comprises 134 individual timber chalets of traditional Malay architectural design that blend with its natural and cultural surroundings. Nestled in lush forests and landscaped gardens, each chalet is secluded and presented with a balcony, and offers modern amenities and facilities. Lake Kenyir Resort & Spa have 4 type of rooms :

Room Type                                       Room Rate (MYR)
* Superior Chalet                              380.00++
* Deluxe Chalet                                 440.00++
* Executive Suite                               620.00++
* Kenyir Suite                                  1,200.00++

* Room Rates are subject to change without prior notice

Transportation Information :
By Air :
From Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu                                 455 km / 50 minutes
By Car :
From Kuala Terengganu to Resort                                            60 km / 45 minutes
From Kuala Lumpur to Resort                                                  520 km / 6 hours

For more enquiries and reservation contact :
Lake Kenyir & Resort Spa
P.O.Box 32, 21700 Kuala Berang, Terengganu Darul Iman, Malaysia.
Tel: +609-66 888     Fax: +609-666 8343

Lake Kenyir is ideal for those in search of tranquil, relaxing holiday and those out for adventure. Hidden amidst an untouched virgin tropical jungle, with limestone hills and enigmatic caves, the resort offers a myriad of activities that includes jungle trekking, bird watching to fishing or serene lake cruises jut like what we did here.
340 island, Malaysia largest lake, world's oldest rainforest.....hidden away in the lush tropical rainforesr of Terengganu Malaysia, lies a little known secret; a piece of paradise unmoved by time, known as Lake Kenyir. Beautiful and serene, its tranquil emerald waters turn magnificently golden at the touch of the sun's last rays. Nestled on those shores, Lake Kenyir Resort & Spa is truly a tropical lakeside getaway. Embrace the breathtaking scenery, revitalize your spirit and explore the natural wonders of this vast and unique landscape. The possibilities are endless....

Day 2 ( 28 July 2010)
About 6 am we start the activity with the "Bird Watching" at 7.30 am and then we have breakfast. At 9 am we check out and proceed to Terrapuri Heritage Village as our second stop. As usual we were given a briefing and a tour around Terrapuri Heritage Village and then lunch.

Welcome to the Islamic Civilisation Park ! This is part of the picture we had taken during the visit. After a tour of the Taman Tamadun Islam, we continue to proceed to Felda Hotel at 6 pm. Briefing little about the Hotel  Felda. All of us had our dinner at Restaurant Penyu.

Hotel Ri Yaz Heritage

Day 3 ( 29 July 2010 )
After breakfast, we check out. Today program is a city tour in Terengganu. We stopped at the Noor Arfa Batik Centre, Maziah Palace, China Town and Payang Market. About 2.30 pm departure to the location of shipbuilding which is located across takir. Shortly after that, we enjoy afternoon tea while eating and hanging out at the front desk Losong and Lekor crackers. Then at 5 pm we rushed to Ri Yaz Heritage Hotel is the third stop. We were given a short briefing and inspection by the staff of the Hotel Ri Yaz. We are getting ready to attend a dinner with other media players in conjunction with a Kembara Cuti-Cuti 1 Malaysia, Terengganu. Each participant is required to send a media representative to give a speech and the views of the program. The dinner went well. all participants and media representatives participating in this program have been acquainted with each other.



Day 4 ( 30 July 2010 )
As usual we will begin the day with breakfast & check-out before heading off to Rantau Abang Turtle Hatchery at 9 am. We arrived at the next location at 10 am and continue briefed on the place and visited the site and surrounding area. At about 11.30 am we continue to proceed to Kemaman and lunch there. Finish our lunch stop at the manufacture and sale of crackers and SATA in the vicinity of Kemaman. This is the last day we were in the state as we will go back to Kuala lumpur at 3 pm and was expected to arrive at 8 pm. Before leaving we had time to take photos as a beautiful memory. In this opportunity I would like to thank the Gaya Travel magazine for inviting us to participate enliven this program. Hopefully we will meet again at another time and place. Thanks again.

Notes : kredit to azemi, eman & Ijen.

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