|I was amazed at its natural beauty - CHINI RIVER|
But there is a famous tales about the mysterious lake; a mythical dragon named Naga Seri Gumum, the guardian of an ancient lost city of gold, which lies in the lake. This local “dragon monster” has allegedly been sighted many times over the year by villagers who live beside the lake.
|IQWAL @ Lake Chini ResortLake Chini Resort surrounded by peaceful tropical landscapes.An hour’s drive from Kuantan and Pahang’s royal seat of Pekan.|
It provides a range of accommodation from dorms to standalone air conditioned bungalows and features daily breakfast,
a restaurant and free Wi-Fi in public areas.
10 Deluxe air con rooms
Lake Chini Resort
This is where the local indigenous community, or orang asli,comprising the Jakun tribe,resides in The boatman can steer you across the lake through a charming secret arch of river rushes, a hidden gate to Kampung Cendahan.
When we reached there, we were welcomed by the friendly Orang Asli.
|Mining activity near the lake|
The snake was so huge that the hole that it created can fit 3 adults. Long time ago, the Orang Asli avoided the use of the waterway to get to the Pahang River because the snake will suck anyone or anything that passed the hole.
What can you do @ Lake Chini?
*kayaking / canoeing or river safaris
*Take a boat ride around the lake and orienteering or observe the skills of the boatman navigating easily through the rather confusing maze of thick vegetation and intricate waterways.