Kuantan and Pahang Excursions & Tours: Kuantan, the state capital of Pahang, is located on the east coast and facing the South China Sea. It is fast developing into a modern commercial centre, yet retaining its unique age-old charms. It offer visitors with a chance to experience the laid -back lifestyle that is rich in traditional & cultural activities.
Cherating Village was a quiet traditional fishing village. Today, it has bloom into an exciting mix of traditional and modern resorts. Visit the Pandanus Weaving Centre where you are able to admire products made from local grass craft, artfully woven into hats, handbags and table mats. Proceed to a Batik workshop to see the traditional art of fabric making by using wax and dyes. Proceed to Beserah, a quaint little fishing village where traditional boats are still being used. Witness the process of preparing salted fish, a local delicacy that Beserah is well-known for. Take a short drive to "Pantai Batu Hitam" (Black Rock Beach) where there are big black stones found along the beach believed to come from volcano erosion (there is no volcano in Malaysia though).
Later, photo stop at Tanjung Api fishing jetty to capture the rustic lifestyle of the local fishing village. Heads towards Teluk Cempadak Beach, along the way enjoy a scenic drive passing by the residential suburbs with a chance to see the residence of The Regent of Pahang and the Chief Minister. Free and leisure time at Teluk Cempadak, there are many local stalls selling various handicraft and local foods. You may take a walk on the beach or even enjoy a drink at the nearby Hyatt Regency Hotel (drink not included).
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel Lobby at Kuantan city only.
Duration: 5 hours.
Start/opening time: 9.30am.
End/closing time: 2.30pm.