HULU TERENGGANU: Tourism facilities in Tasik Kenyir be upgraded in order to attract more domestic tourists, especially families who take holidays in the largest man-made lake in Southeast Asia, said the Ajil State Assemblyman, Datuk Rosol Wahid.
He said this when Lake Kenyir is known as 'Paradise anglers' view of the rich variety of fish species and only visited the anglers who want a fun fight to defeat or sebarau toman fish.
"We try to change the public perception of the Lake Kenyir. As a first step the state government through the Central Terengganu Development Authority (KETENGAH) is developing a Bird Park, Butterfly Park and various water sports that could be identified included all ages of visitors.
"At the same time we are also repairing some facilities such as camp sites to enable the public to bring their families camped in the woods. Trails as well as to facilitate the public to enjoy the scenery and move to recognize flora and fauna found in the lake, "he said participated in the Tasik Kenyir Xplorasi Media in 2010, recently.
Tasik Kenyir is the formation yield of about 340 small islands, which also includes 14 waterfalls, river and stream waters. In the forest there are over 8,000 species of flowers, about 2.500 of trees and plants, 800 species of orchids and 300 fungi and mushrooms.
Tasik Kenyir is also inhabit the island is over 1,000 species of butterflies, small seranggang, 370 species of birds such as hornbills, eagles, doves, merbuk, pigeon, Tiong and others. Similarly, there are sanctuaries of elephants, tigers, bears, deer, mouse, leopards and snakes that can be visited by the public.
While two of the caves and Faithful Bewah developed KETENGAH now entered the public to see a closer look into the incident and stalagmait stalaktait therein.
Rosol said, is very detrimental to the visitors who come to Lake Kenyir to fish alone, but they can be closer look
"With the cooperation of the Department of Wildlife (wildlife), a number of sanctuaries established and most famous charge at River Worm. In these sanctuaries, visitors can bathing Manda and hold the king of freshwater fish is, however, the public are advised not to harm fish, "he said.
He said the base Gawi the main entrance to the Kenyir Lake has held a variety of interesting activities on an annual basis to enable travelers from within and outside the country come here.
"These challenges Kenyir International Bicycle Hill, Kenyir Lake International Triathlon Championships, the International Competition Kenyir Motocross and Cycling GATEH XPDC. Similarly, the international fishing competition that saw entries from Taiwan, Hong Kong and China recently.
"In addition, we will try to introduce some new water sports to ensure that the Lake Kenyir further noted that various activities. It indirectly Kenyir Lake as the location of choice Aqua-Eco-tourism in the region, "he said.
Rosol said the presence of visitors is expected to spill into Lake Kenyir it will also be enjoyed by the Hulu Terengganu particular direction we are a tourist boat operator, to trade food and drinks and souvenirs.