for the adventurous
Waterfall in pristine Forest - Lata Tanjong Terkala
is a relatively large town in this very remote interior. The
remoteness is also caused by its poor accessibility, used to be a 2
hours, 98 kilometers car journey for Kuala Kangsar. Now no more,
part of the road outside town is straightened, the rest of the
bends are also improved. The town is also easily reached from
Batu Kurau or Baling from the north.
||Just at the edge of town on the way
to Kuala Kangsar, a huge signboard will alert visitors of
a recreation area. A 5 kilometers long, narrow road
meanders around villages and ends in an open car park.
Then a nicely paved path leads through the pristine
forest besides a river. Both the journey through the
villages and this path by the river charmed us.
trekking into pristine forest on properly constructed pathways!
Sure! there are jungle paths in all forest reserves and
recreation parks! The ambience here is entirely different.
Perhaps it is the dense lowland forest.
|Finally, the target of the walk -
our Waterfall! The walkways ends some distances from the
waterfall. Then the trek continues into the river and by
its banks. All the while the waterfalls is in sight.
||This a 2 stages cascade dropping a
total of about 100 meters. The rocky surfaces besides the
waterfall was quite safe to hike up. If you see
carefully, the tiny white dot at the upper off-center
right is Joyce.
If you are there in Grik, this is a
nice place to explore!