Bukit Apeh Fall

State Selangor
LocationHulu Langat FR
Coordinates and map N 03 06.21' E 101 46.94'
Water SourceStream
Waterfall ProfileVertical falls
AccessibilityTrekking

This must be the nearest waterfall to Kuala Lumpur. Here, in the outskirts of town, a local group of enthusiasts have created a maze of trails in the hilly region of Bukit Apeh. A popular destination for jogging, it can be crowded here, especially during weekends. The trails are maintained very well. Because some visitors misbehaved, the original access from Taman Wangsa has been closed. A new trail has been opened from Taman Saga in Ampang.
Respect the residents! Park your car without disturbing them.

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Please don't disturb the residents!

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Nice views from the trail down to KL

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Signboards tell you where you are, give directions and even emergency telephone numbers!

The first part of the trail is quite steep, until Bukit Saga. From there it is more level, you pass the top of the hill, where a sign guides you to the waterfalls. When you continue after reaching the top of the hill, the trail stays level for a while and finaly slopes down steeply to a nice small waterfall.

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A sign to the waterfalls

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Don't miss the yellow marker!

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The Upper Bukit Apeh fall

This waterfall is a nice reward after a quite strenuous walk. It will be interesting to see if it is possible to follow the stream down into the Ulu Langat Valley. The distance to the nearest road is about 1 km, as the crow flies. Altitude difference about 200 m

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Nice place to meet friends

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A small fall, even more upstream

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Steep descent to the lower fall

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The Lower Bukit Apeh fall

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Meditation on the land

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Or in the water

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Waterfalls can be dangerous ! Always take care about your safety

Visitor Comments


__katak 26-12-2013
nowdays, banyak sampah. sedih! dont know, either people or gibbons done that.
sukesuke 23-02-2012
went there on january.. nice n clean.. but pls becareful of dog shit.. spotted a few dog shit near the fall.. dog owner pls clean after it next time k..
Chan Lee Meng 24-01-2011
Did a loop in Dec 2010, but did not go to the falls. We came in and out at the Taman Cheras Awana trailhead. It is at Jln Awana xx (forgot the number). Do not park near the houses. Our non-waterfall loop was about 5.76 km. Next round we will go to the falls!
Jay Chan 22-12-2010
Been there on 30/11/2010. The waterfall is nice and clean, it takes me 2 hours & 30 min. walk from Cheras Awana to the waterfall.
andrewckj 05-02-2010
Went there with friends 3 weeks back. Great! My pictures and full review at http://kenjunz-life.blogspot.com/search/label/waterfalls
KayaKeras 27-12-2009
went on 25-12-2009. interesting trek & nice waterfall, near town also :)
Joe Lim 26-10-2009
I just back from Apeh upper water on 25th Oct... It was a wonderful trip... Feel free to view my album http://www.facebook.com/MingJoe It been my regular trip for hiking at there on every Sunday...
ahkai 11-10-2009
may i know where is the "The Upper Bukit Apeh fall", because the waterfall i saw is only the lower waterfall.
TCB 26-04-2009
I am not 100% against the closure of a place to outsiders after seeing so many waterfalls getting spoilt. Perhaps it is better to impose a quota system of some sort and make trekkers call in for a reservation in advance for a couple of ringgit per pax or something like that. Maybe the govt can get the Jabatan Perhutanan people to set up booths. We are paying to enter most of the waterfalls in Selangor nowadays anyway.
lee 12-12-2008
Ihave found Bkt Apeh 3rd waterfall on 21-2-2009. Check my web for detail of the trail at waihlee.multipy.com or contact me at waihoong_lee88 @ yahoo.com ,if u need guide.Charges apply
lee 03-12-2008
Acess point from wangsa cheras has been closed. Latest is at Jln Awana 24.Land mark ECONSAVE turn right. Is about 1 km from previous acess point.
Deva 23-09-2008
Went there two weeks ago - place closed - there is a security guard who does not allow people in. reason apparently the people in the nearby area had complained. Anyways proceeded to Tekala falls.
C.T.Chong 17-06-2008
How to get there to Bukit Apeh? follow Sunway Cheras sign board, from PGA Entrance b4 Kajang Toll, when you reach Sunway Cheras, go straight further and turn left for the first junction you meet, then go straight 200M , you are reach the gate entrance
browncar 23-04-2008
Do you have a detailed map from Jalan Cheras, Taman Segar to the foothill of Bukit Apeh?
jane 01-01-2008
just went there today, it's open. waterfall's great! the trek's very well covered too, not much sun :-)
Cheong Ngat Yin 02-11-2007
I was there on 27-Oct-07, as mentioned the fence is coming up soon. It is so sad that they have to seal up the place but hopefully the gate will be still open for the public to enter the place. I think some of the people who wants the place to be closed, is very mean. On my way out, while walking to my car which I parked near the football field, there was a lot of nails thrown, big and small all over the exit of the parking area near the wooden stall. And it is partially covered with the sand. It was not there when I walked in, I am very sure. So please be careful if anyone wants to park near there.
TBS 30-10-2007
Went to Ah Pak San on 28.10.2007. Heard from the regular trekkers that the authorities are fencing up the area but there will be an access gate. Also DBKL will build a carpark if a suitable area can be found.
dan hoe 16-10-2007
The authority proposed to close the place for public is nonsense. The complaints by the locals as to behaviour of trekkers are groundless. Does any one know of any activist group to fight to keep the place open for trekkers? if so, let me know, i will join in their movement!
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