Asahan is a small village in Jasin, Melaka. One of the Gunung Ledang hiking trails known as the Asahan Trail starts near the Lubuk Kedondong waterworks, Asahan, at the north west side of Gunung Ledang.
To reach Asahan, one has to drive to Tangkak and take road no. J123 to Simpang Bekoh. Turn right at the second junction by following the road signboard to Asahan. When you reach Asahan, look for Laman Tiga Budaya Asahan. Turn right into the dirt road when you see the Gunung Ledang (Asahan) Registration Post. Soon you will reach a big car park.
View of Gunung Ledang from Asahan
Turn right into the dirt road when you see the Gunung Ledang (Asahan) Registration Post
The Gunung Ledang (Asahan) Registration Post is behind this signboard.
The trail continues to the right of the registration post and follows a drain which delivesr the stream water to the nearby waterwork station.
Crossing the weir to the opposite side of Sungai Asahan
The trail continues along the left side of Sungai Asahan and will pass a camping ground which is suitable for a big group
The calm morning scenery before people jam the stream!
Most of the terrain is quite gentle, except for some detours where tree have been fallen.
Walking on the rocky riverbed
The first slide-like waterfall
A short stretch of steep ascending
After 1 hour trekking, you reach the Asahan Fall. The volume of water is a bit low, and the water flowing down always remains in contact with the bedrock. The water pool here is small but deep. Water has a brownish colour, just like dipping in a bowl of tea.
The Asahan Fall
From this picture you can roughly estimate how tall the waterfall is.
The pool is small but deep. Water has a brownish colour, just like a bowl of tea.
Check if you need a permit before planning a waterfall trip. More information here
Waterfalls can be dangerous ! Always take care about your safety