TREK - Gunung Tahan, Pennisula Malaysia |EnduranceForGood | 6 - 10 Mar 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 Ipoh. No time difference from Singapore
  • Twin-sharing B&B accommodation (1 nights)
  • Twin-sharing tents (3 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.

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Itinerary Overview

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

6th March: Day 1
Fly into Ipoh and drive to trailhead
Sleep: Lodge close to the trailhead  
Food: Dinner

7th March: Day 2: 13.5km / 5 hrs hiking
Start trekking on relatively easy terrain. Cross 4 rivers.
Camp at Kem Kor.
Sleep: Tent         
Food: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

8th March: Day 3: 16km / 10 hrs hiking
Much steeper terrain today. Only 1 river to cross.
Camp at Botak
Overnight: Tent 
Food: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

9th March: Day 4: 2.5km to Summit /
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

10th March: Day 5:
Descend all the way back to the trailhead for early lunch.
Clean up and head back to airport for a 17:30 flight back to Singapore.
Food: Breakfast, Lunch

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