- Lata Kinjang
The Brownish advertisement board advise motorist to turn into Tapah to see this
waterfalls. It is easy to find but for those in a hurry, the
waterfall is not so near to the turn off point. So go on a tight
time budget if you decide to make a small detour.
||Everyone admire this large waterfall,
wondering how to access the spot and awe at its size.
Yes- this is the prominent fall beside the North-South
expressway between Ipoh and Tapah. What is visible in
this picture is the center part of a 300 meters tall
appears dramatic with widespread white steaks pouring down and
the openness of the drop allows viewers to see entire drop.
Hidden from sight are the small fall at the top and the cascades
at the bottom.
are camping grounds and a broad picnic areas. The first
at ground level, a big pool preceded by a slide down the
incline slope. An artificial slide is now available beside
the edge of this last cascade
||The waterfall can be divided into 3
| the cascade and the bottom pool
| the dramatic waterfall-Picture
on the left
| the unseen top waterfalls
Diagrammatic interpretation of the top picture. More
the hidden top waterfalls are featured as Lata Kinjang 2
too can also guess the height. Assuming that each tree is
about 30 meters tall.
and 3rd portion picnic] area are hidden from view at the
Expressway but can be easily accessed
|A proper ring walkway takes visitors to the
highest possible landings at the foot of the cliff wall.
A suspension bridge joins the opposite bank to complete
||By the time you reach he ledge and bridge,
the ascend could be close to 65 meters. Not an easy task
for most city folks who do not adapt themselves to strenuous walking.
The elevated bridge over the ravine gives a
full effects of this dramatic fall against the wall and a
bird's eye view of the valley and picnic area all the way
down. Makes this place a "Must visit"
|It is not too dangerous but exercise maximum caution to get close to the falling water. Catch
a glimpse of "water falling from the sky"
This picture is taken about
10 meters away from the wall, so as not to get my camera
here is a narrow canal of 2 meters wide
"carved" by falling water. Daring ones will
soak themselves in this pit and enjoy the massaging
effects of water
To reach the
fall,  take the turnpike on the North South Expressway at
Tapah, then go north towards Tapah using Federal route 1. There
is a right turn into Cenderiang. OR  from
Kampar in the north turn left into Cenderiang .
junction along Federal Route 1 showing the appropriate turn into
the village is very marked. There might be some confusion though
at the "cowboy" town where the much need direction sign
are non-existence. Ask the town folks, as there is only one way
to the fall, which is another 5 kilometer away. The sign board,
not as big, are there, see carefully]
|This waterfall is a series of tall cascades,
many of them dropping vertically. The picture here shows
the last cascade that was a long slide of 100 meters
classic picture before the place became popular and
before the enhancement took place.
Forestry Department administers the facilities around the fall.
There are car parks, toilets and food stalls. While there is no
picnic area provided, the poolside is dotted with enough boulders
for groups to perch on. For the more daring, the almost flat
rocky surface at the start of the cascade is a good place to have