Gunung Tahan at 2187m, is the highest mountain in Peninsular Malaysia. The mountain is situated inside Taman Negara, on the Pahang-Kelantan border. The mountain is part of the Tahan Range in the Tenasserim Hills and is popular with local climbers.
In the Malay language, ‘gunung’ means ‘mountain’, while ‘tahan’ means ‘endure’. Thus, the name of the mountain suggests that a certain level of physical endurance is required to conquer it. Gunung Tahan is considered by many to be one of the toughest treks in Peninsular Malaysia.
We will be doing The Merapoh-Merapoh trail is significantly shorter than the other two.
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