Located in southeast Johor, north of Kota Tinggi, Gunung Panti Recreation Forest with its peak at 531m is important water catchments and consists of a gentle valley surrounded by a low rock cliff. The forest is ravishingly beautiful, lush and green. It is perfect for those who enjoy camping. Many rare species of flora and fauna can be found here.
Located near the Kota Tinggi Waterfalls, 56km north of Johor Bahru and 16km west of Kota Tinggi town, a weekend at Pelepah waterfalls is a great outdoor experience. The 4-hour trek is along the river, passing waterfalls before reaching a big open campsite best suited for stargazing.
Standing at 1010 meters (3313 ft) above sea level, the mountain is situated at the heart of Gunung Berlumut Recreational Forest a 45-min drive from the town of Kluang. The area captures unique flora and fauna with ideal picnic spot along the river at the foot of the mountain. The trek to summit takes about 4-6 hours for a reasonable fit person and is challenging for its long steep hike. Berlumut literally means mossy & hikers can find lichens & moss at higher altitude.
Date: 5-14 Aug 2022
Gunung Tahan, 2187 metres (7174 ft), is the highest mountain in Peninsular Malaysia. The mountain is situated inside Taman Negara, on the Pahang-Kelantan border. Coping with the trek depends on your fitness – both physical and mental, the choice of suitable equipment and the load you carry on your back. The weight you can carry depends on your age, fitness and body weight.
Challenge yourselves at the Titiwangsa Mountains of Malaysia; where one can find some of the toughest treks in Peninsular Malaysia.
Endau Rompin, straddling the Johor/Pahang border, is the second National Park after Taman Negara. It covers an area of approximately 80,000 hectares of rich and exotic flora and fauna, encompassing the watershed of the rivers Endau and Rompin, from which it derives its name. In other words, this place is huge.
Long before entering the town of Dabong, from the east, this waterfall can be seen over 8 kilometers away. It releases water from the Stong Mountain Range at a saddle. The word “Stong” actually derived from the English word “stone” Early travelers were fascinated that the mountain range is made up of one huge boulder. The name of “stone hill” was gradually accepted and cut short to “Stong”. Take a relatively leisure hike to the waterfalls or challenge yourselves to the summit of Gunung Stong or Gunung Ayam.
Date: 17-18 June 23, 19-20 Aug 23, 21-22 Oct 23
Gunung Ledang (also known as Mount Ophir), 1276 metres (4187 ft), is probably Peninsular Malaysia’s best-known mountain. The mountain is situated in Johor, close to the Melaka border and it is a very accessible mountain. Ledang can be climbed in a weekend, camping one or two nights on the mountain.