TREK - Gunung Tahan, Pennisula Malaysia |#EnduranceForGood | 3 - 7 Oct 2019

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.

At a Glance:

  • Very good existing fitness grade required
  • Fly to KL. No time difference from Singapore
  • Twin-sharing tents (3 night), Twin-sharing Homestay (1 night)
  • All food and drink during trek included
  • Travelling with an amazing group of women trekkers – there will be opportunities to meet and bond prior to trip
  • Organised by Singapore Tourism Board licensed travel agent TrekkersAsia Pte Ltd and experienced trekkers to Gunung Tahan.
Trek Grading

Climbing Mount Tahan is a moderately challenging climb.

BOOK NOW or email us at info@amazingtrekkersclub.com to register your interest today!

Itinerary Overview

We will follow the Merapoh-Merapoh trail Sungai Relau which is the shorter trail in the Tahan Range.

 

3rd October: Day 1: 
Evening flight to KL and transfer to Merapuh.
Sleep: Homestay

4th October: Day 2: 13.5km / 5 hrs hiking
Register and drive to trailhead. Start trekking on relatively easy terrain. You will cross 4 rivers during the day.
Camp at Kem Kor.
Sleep: Tent         
Food: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

5th October: Day 3: 16km / 10 hrs hiking
Much steeper terrain today. Only 1 river to cross.
Camp at Botak
Overnight: Tent 
Food: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

6th October: Day 4: 2.5km to Summit / 18.5km descent / 12 hrs hiking
Wake up and start climb to the summit for sunrise.
Breakfast back at Camp Botak and then descend to Camp Kem Kor
Overnight: Tent 
Food: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

7th October: Day 5:
Descend all the way back to the trailhead.
Clean up and head back to KL for evening flight back to Singapore.
Food: Breakfast, Lunch

BOOK NOW or email us at info@amazingtrekkersclub.com to register your interest today!

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