“Homestay” offers a distinctive style of living with emphasis on warm and friendly hospitality within private homes. This is your chance to experience the genuine Malaysian lifestyle at reasonable price. There are today 10 villages whre tourists can experience the different types of living. They can stay with their hosts and participate in their daily activities. An interesting program to the means of getting the first-hand information on the Malaysian or Pahang lifestyle.

First developed in 1980s, this program is an extension of the student exchange program where a young Malaysia student stayed with their adopted family for a certain period whilst undergoing their everyday lives or activities. It gained better popularity when foreign students began to participate in the exchange program.


Gunung Senyum, Temerloh (Vacation with a Difference)
Rumpun Makmur, Temerloh (Home Among the Plantation)
Kuala Medang, Kuala Lipis (Nature & Adventure Escapade)
Sungai Pasu, Raub (The Traditional Lifestyle)
Taman Sedia, Cameron Highlands (Cool Highlands Experience)
Salong, Pekan (A Riverine Experience)
Desa Murni, Temerloh (Homestay Pioneers)