Damak Fall

State Perak
LocationNear Gopeng
Coordinates and map N04 26.35' E101 15.86'
Water SourceRiver
Waterfall ProfileVertical Fall
AccessibilityCar &Trekking

Ulu Geroh is famous as a place where Rafflesia's grow and where you you can find many Raja Brookes butterflies. There is also a small, but attractive waterfall. To reach Ulu Geroh, you follow the trunk road nr 1 from Ipoh south to the small village of Gopeng. From here a small road passes under the Highway and follows the river for about 10 km to the Orang Asli Kampung of Ulu Geroh.

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The road inland is good enough for normal cars

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Orang Asli houses in the spread-out village of Ulu Geroh

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Many beautiful Raja Brookes butterflies can be found here.

In cooperation with the Malaysian Nature, Society Orang Asli have received a training to guide visitors to the various places of interests. The waterfall can be found easily without a guide, but it might be a good idea to support the local population. Rates however are very steep.
Follow the road until the end, from where a clear trail brings you in about half a km to the fall.

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To visit the places where Rafflesia's bloom (here a bud) you really need a guide.

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For the last part the trail follows the river.

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A mixture of rapids and cascades

The trail ends at a nice, attractive waterfall with a shallow pool. Unspoilt environment, no rubbish at all. Keep it that way!

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Waterfalls can be dangerous ! Always take care about your safety

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