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 100 m 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 850 m 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.
- Waterfalls and natural pools
- Suspension bridge
- Spectacular view from top
- Orchid garden
- Hawker stalls
- Rest huts
- Information stall
- Prayer room
FEE & ADMISSION
- Opening hours: 7 am to 6 pm
- 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 chapati 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 chapati 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.
Malaysia public transport guide:
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Perak Southern District Forest Office
Address: 35000 Tapah, Perak
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