Lata Kinjang is located in Bukit Tapah Forest Reserve, 18 km from Tapah, a small town in Perak which you may heard its name by PLUS expressway’s RSA which more known as R&R Tapah. You may see the waterfall on the right from the highway if you are going north. The main attraction of Lata Kinjang is the multi-tiered waterfall that cascades for 100m down the side of the mountain. It is also called Eco-Forest Park Lata Kinjang. Lata Kinjang is one of the highest waterfall in South East Asia as the whole falls at Lata Kinjang is said to total 850m in height.
The district is home to several orang asli settlement. One may wade or swim in the many recess pools into which the cascades empty. A scrubby row of food stalls and an orchid garden is located at the bottom of the falls. It’s name originated from ‘kijang’ which means deer in English. For story for its legend, please refer here.
- Waterfalls and natural pools
- Suspension bridge
- Spectacular view from top
- Orchid garden
- Hawker stalls
- Rest huts
- Information stall
- Prayer room
FEE & ADMISSION
- Open hour: 7.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
- Admission: RM 3/pax
- Parking: Free
- Toilet: Free
- Camping: Free (please contact the office or District Forest Office first)
- Attire: No restriction but please use decent clothes (ex: t-shirt, shorts)
From KL by E1 PLUS highway, take EXIT 132 Tapah. After toll plaza turn right on T junction heading for Tapah, then follow Route 59 until another T junction. Turn right heading for Ipoh and follow Route 1 until you find a capati restaurant by a T junction.
Turn right into Route A118 heading for Chenderiang, then turn left on crossroad into Route A19. Follow the road until you find a junction on the right to the Lata Kinjang.
From Ipoh by Route 1, follow Route 1 heading for Tapah until you find a capati restaurant by a T junction. Turn left into Route A118 heading for Chenderiang, then turn left on crossroad into Route A19. Follow the road until you find a junction on the right to the Lata Kinjang.
From KL Sentral Station take ETS for Ipoh to KTM Kampar Station. After arrived at the station, take a taxi to Lata Kinjang. It takes about 25 minute for a journey about 25km. Alternatively, you can walk about 7 minutes to Kampar Mosque and take a bus Hup Yik No. 173 to Chenderiang and then take a taxi from there.
Perak Southern District Forest Office
Address: 35000 Tapah, Perak
Tel: 05-4011 216
Fax: 05-4015 331