Lata Kinjang is one of Malaysia’s highest waterfalls, cascading down a steep 200 meter-high stretch of rocky slopes and surfaces at Chenderiang. The whole falls at Lata Kinjang is said to total 850m in height. It is also one of the best known falls in Malaysia. It is located 18 km north of Tapah.
It’s name originated from ‘kijang’ which means deer in English.The waterfall is highly visible along the North-South Highway. Due to its sheer size and height, it is easily attracting the travelers to do a quick detour at the nearest exit. The place is suitable for camping, hiking, barbecuing and picnicking activities.
There are parking bays and food stalls run by the aborigines in the area. A small parking fee is charged for the vehicle. From the parking bays, it is only a short walk on the cement steps to reach the suspension bridge that leads you to the beginning of the main cascade. On both sides of the cascade, the visitors can climb further up till the top where the vertical fall is located. Other facilities include the toilets, the rest huts, tan Information stall and a prayer room.
Besides playing at the waterfall, the visitors may also visit an orchid garden and a bamboo park that are located at the bottom of the falls.
Image by: Larra Jungle Princess
Daily: 7.00 a.m – 6.00 p.m
Adult: RM 2.00
Child: RM 1.00
Parking: RM 2.00
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We took a gamble when we decided to make the visit to Lata Kinjang, not knowing what to expect. But it has been worth the visit as the sight of water cascading down the hills and rushing downstream is by itself mesmerizing and beautiful to capture.
Do not worry if you forgot to bring the towels, because there got few shops selling this thing. There also got few facilities such as carpark, toilet, bathroom and hawker stalls. All the basic things are there. So, what are you waiting for? Don’t miss the opportunity to bring your friends or family to hangout at very nice place. Good for recreation and relaxation!
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