Serpik Falls

State Perak
LocationKg. Pisang, Ulu Rasau, Slim River
Coordinates and map 3.91451, 101.45298
Water SourceSg. Siput, Natural Stream
Waterfall ProfileMulti-Level Cascade Falls w/Pools
AccessibilityTrekking, <30mins

Serpik Falls (or also known as Air Terjun Batu Ular Tedung) was once a popular recreational spot back in the "90s" when local indigenous Semai tribe developed the place as an eco-tourism attraction. Over time its popularity tapered off and its facilities fell into disrepair. Signs of its glory days is evident with the erected signboard still standing. (Source : here) The main fall is a wide and tall sloped cascade fall with a shallow pool at its base. This waterfall is suitable for beginners as the trail is short and quite straightforward.

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Serpik Fall

Head to Slim River town as the landmark. Near the administrative complex & Slim river, there is a junction that leads to Ulu Slim region.(Image 1) From the south, it is also possible to access from Behrang Stesen and Tanjung Malim. Follow the main road all the way till arriving at Kg Rasau. Near a bus station at Kg Rasau, take the exit junction (here) where it will lead to Kg Pisang. Upon arriving at Kg Pisang, park at a clearing near the end of the village; do not proceed further down the hill as it leads to a dead end by the side of the river where u-turn is impossible. Park without obstructing local residence.

Proceed by foot down the tarred road down to the river. At the end of it the tarred road abruptly ends with only a small clearing suitable for motorcycles to park. Cross the river to the other end where the tarred road continues up the hill. There is a smaller fall near the hut by the side of the river if visitors do not wish to proceed further. Further uphill, an old battered sign is visible near a junction. Take a left to reach the main Serpik Waterfall.

Exploration Notes :
Reliable sources have explored further upriver and found many more levels (thou they are smaller) but have not been documented here.

"Rubbish exist when there is an imbalance of those willing to take action."

If you plan to visit this waterfall, do bring a plastic bag along. In the event there is rubbish left by irresponsible individuals, you can contribute and do our part to keep nature's paradise clean.
Thank you~

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Nowadays you need a permit for many waterfalls. General information here
Present situation for Serpik Falls : No permit needed

Waterfalls can be dangerous ! Always take care about your safety