Tourist places in Pahang

Here are the top 8 places to visit in Pahang in 2024:

1. Genting Highlands

5.0 /5

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Located in Pahang, Genting Highlands is a beautiful hill station in Malaysia which is only an hour’s drive away from Kuala Lumpur. Dubbed as the "City of Entertainment" is renowned for its spirited nightlife, luxury hotels, huge shopping complexes and world-class casinos.

Best Time: March to September

2. Kuantan

2.3 /5

2 out of 8
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Situated in Malaysia, Kuantan is the capital city of Pahang (the largest state in Malaysia) on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. This small but lively coastal town is renowned for its beaches, serene atmosphere, friendly weather, beautiful sunsets and rich Malay culture. 

Best Time: April to September

3. Tioman Island

4.2 /5

3 out of 8
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Tioman Island is located in Rompin District of Pahang, Malaysia. The 20km long and 11km wide island has cascading waterfalls, rigoruous jungles, laid-back fishing villages and idyllic beaches. Major area of the island is forest cover and is a habitat to a variety of flora and fauna. Coral Reefs are ...

Best Time: May to September

4. Pekan

5.0 /5

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Pekan is a town in the Pekan District of Pahang in Malaysia. It is popularly known as the "Royal Town of Malaysia" as it is the seat of the Pahang Sultanate. Home to some grand buildings, Pekan town is scenic and pristine with wide clean streets, spacious fields and royal palaces. 

Best Time: April to September

5. Raub

3.6 /5

5 out of 8
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Raub is one of the oldest towns located in Pahang, Malaysia. It is located 110 km from Kuala Lumpur and 265 km from Kuantan (Pahang's capital city). Raub is packed with colonial charm and remnants of meticulously architectural British Buildings. The prime attraction of this place is Jeram Besu’s whi...

Best Time: January to March

6. Bentong

3.0 /5

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Bentong is located in Pahang, one of the biggest states of Malaysia. Brimming with rainforest and all-embracing hills, it is an ideal place to lose oneself in wilderness away from the bustling city life. Bentong is well-known for its creative wall art all around the city with consummate splendour. O...

Best Time: February to April

7. Cherating

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Cherating is a beautiful beach town in the city of Pahang, Malaysia. This town is a Malaysian seasonal destination famous for white-sand beaches, surfing and windsurfing. It is also home to Asia’s first Club Mediterranee, Club Med. Cherating's bay is an ideal spot for swimming most of the year, whil...

8. Rainbow Fall

4.5 /5

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Places to visit in Pahang

Perfect for sunrise hiking and swimming, Rainbow Fall is a 30-metre-high waterfall showering down a curtain of multitiered rocks. Located near the old town of Sungai Lembing, this waterfall in Malaysia’s rainforests is a magnificent natural wonder deep in Bukit Tapir Reserve, accessible via an easy ...