for the adventurous
Pisang Picnic area
the new Karak Expressway, there is a beautiful waterfall just 10
minutes walk from the expressway. This is the Pisang Waterfall. A
lay-by is available for stopping or parking at the point of
entry, but such practice is discouraged because of the speeding
||Instead of the short cut, follow the
longer route, a one hour hike through the pristine forest
of Gombak. This is the Jungle Lodge training camps at the
11th kilometers Gombak- Genting old road.
Pass this center and
leave your vehicle at the pump house.
get permission to trespass the pump house or trek
upstream to reach this twin tunnels beneath the
Remember Jurassic Park? It is large
tunnel with shallow water, choose between wadding or walk
on the ledges. After the tunnel, follow the river
upstream. Another 100 meters, there will be a confluent.
Pick the stream on the right that joins the river
||This new stream you start trekking
along , flows through the most serene jungle. You can
trek on either banks, level with clearly marked tracks
used by the villagers.
The gorge here is broad and the
banks are filled with alluvial sands.
It is a 30
minutes walk but only for less than a kilometer. This
majestic 22 meters vertical drop greets you on arrival.
|The waterfall also marks the end of
the gorge - like a dead end basin.
There are tracks to
scale this very steep ravine wall and once on top, the
place is a clearing for campsites. It is huge place here.
One, in front of the waterfall and also another spot
behind the waterfall.
upstream where the 2nd campsite is, the river is going through
rapids for the picnickers.