Lata Hujan Lebat

State Kedah
Location40 km north of Baling
Coordinates and map N05 59.01' E100 51.68'
Water SourceRiver
Waterfall ProfileWaterfalls, cascades
AccessibilityEasy trekking

The waterfalls of Lata Hujan Lebat are probably the most northern ones that you can find on the mainland of Peninsular Malaysia. To visit them, you must start either from Baling or Sik.
From Baling you follow the K10 and then the K157.From Sik the road (175) crosses the Beris lake until Gulau where you turn right to the K157.
You will easily miss a small road near Kampung Landai, here are the coordinates of the junction: N05 59.64' E100 51.31' After a few hundred meters the tar road ends, park your car there, or at the junction itself.

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The signboard for the waterfall

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Take this small side road

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Follow the left trail

A clear trail leads in about half an hour to the lower waterfall. In the past some development has taken place here, there still is a shelter and a bridge to cross the river. The waterfall is nice, no big pool, but a good place for bathing

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The (slippery) bridge across the river

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Once there has been some development here

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The first fall

A small trail, to the right side of the river, continues upstream, passing several nice cascades

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Detail

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Nice rocks and boulders

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Following the river to the upper fall

After a few hundred meters you will reach the main fall. A huge rock face. Depending on the season and the rainfall, this fall can be quite impressive.

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Waterfall or cascade? Anyway beautiful

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The upper fall

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Detail

Waterfalls can be dangerous ! Always take care about your safety

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