A small town in the Kuantan district, Sungai Lembing started as a tin-mining community in the 1900s when British-based Pahang Consolidated Company Limited set up the tin mining industry. Today, this town has been revitalized as a heritage site and a notable tourist attraction that has pulled in large numbers of travellers from all over the country and the world.
- Rainbow Waterfall
Catch a glimpse of the mesmerizing rainbow at this beautiful waterfall. Situated in a jungle on top of a hill in the sleepy old town of Sungai Lembing, Rainbow Waterfall is a unique attraction located about 45km away from Kuantan. What makes this waterfall unique from the rest is the rainbow phenomenon which happens by the fall in the morning. It’s an enchanting sight, especially after the hike.
- Bukit Panorama
Here’s a place to begin your day beautifully. Just 271m in height, Bukit Panorama is not that hard a hike, even for beginners as there’s a staircase that makes it easier to climb to the top, where a panoramic view of the forest will take your breath away. Catch the dramatic sight of the sun slowly peeking out from a sea of clouds at dawn.
- Gua Charas
The pristine Gua Charas is an important site in both Hinduism and Buddhism. Located approximately 25km north of Kuantan, Gua Charas is a 400 million-year-old limestone cavern with distinctive and stunning rock formations that is home to a massive statue of the sleeping Buddha, as well as the statue of Sivalingam; the holy symbol of Shiva.