Lata Janggut

State Kelantan
Location12 km south-west of Jeli
Coordinates and map N5 40.29 E101 46.23
Water SourceRiver
Waterfall ProfileNear Vertical
AccessibilityShort walk from car park

When you follow the East-West highway (nr 4) from Jeli to Gerik, you will see after abou 7 km from Jeli a signboard to Sg Long. Turn left and follow the road for about 5 km until a sign for Lata Janggut. Park your car, there are some shelters, but on a weekday you will probably be alone.

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Take this road, about 7 km west of Jeli

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Turn left after 5 km

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The signboard for Lata Janggut

From the parking, a clear trail follows the nice Sg Long until you reach the waterfall

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You can park your car here

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Follow the path

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The Sg Long river

The signboard mentions 3-level waterfalls, but that may be a bit optimistic. Actually the fall is not that spectacular in size.
But the erosion patterns in the river bed are very beautiful, making it worthwhile to visit this fall

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Lata Janggut

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Powerful, but not very tall

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The water has eroded the river bed in an interesting way

A short video of the Lata Janggut waterfall

Waterfalls can be dangerous ! Always take care about your safety

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