Gunung Ledang (Mount Ophir) National Park Challenge Trek - Melaka

Trip Description

Mount Ophir or more commonly known by its Malay name "Gunung Ledang", is a mountain situated in the Gunung Ledang National park located between the border of Malacca and Johor state in Malaysia. it standing at 1,276 m(4,186 ft) is a popular destination among climbers, bird-watchers & Nature lovers. You will be greeted by views of beautiful flora, fauna and spectacular waterfalls.

This place is suitable for beginner climbers who wants to have a feel of the mountain trekking in Malaysia. The "Ledang trail" starts from Gunung Ledang resort, Near Sagil village with a clear trail leading to the peak. Mount Ophir is the 64th highest mountain in Malaysia and arguably the most climbed mountain in the country.

Mount Ophir is believed to be one of the richest flora species in the world. It has a 50 meters high waterfall "Puteri Waterfalls" with a wide drop of 50 meters . You will see giant butterflies, brightly coloured spiders amidst wild tropical flowers of bright yellow, crimson and orange

Destination

Melaka ~ Taman Hutan Lagenda. ~ camping or rangers chalets

No of Pax

Minimum No. of Persons 5

Camping Description

camping ground with basic amenities, cold showers... no luxuries

What to Bring:

Torchlight, Change of clothes, Towel, Hat or Cap (for blocking Sun light & etc), Swim wear, Toiletries, Shoes for trekking, Sandals or Slippers, Sunblock, Insect repellent, Personal Medical Kit, Water, snacks / high energy bars, Raincoat, Sleeping bag.

*Don't forget to bring sense of adventure / fun / humor / enthusiasm and a flexible attitude!

Information Requirement (for permit & Insurance use)

Full Name, Age, Nationality, Address, Gender, Identity Card or Passport No, D.O.B.

Gunung Ledang (Mount Ophir) National Park Challenge Rates ~ valid till 31st November 2016
(rates based on per package per person)

Group Size Camping Package 2D1N Day Trip
5 -15pax RM 551.80/pax RM340.00/pax
15pax or above RM 434.60/pax RM235.00/pax

Package Includes:

Meals, Accommodation (Jungle Hut), Guide fees, Activities Gears, Entrance Permit, Insurance and all activity charges for the trip.

*Meeting Point : Taman Hutan Lagenda, Gunung Ledang National Park

Please Note:

* All packages above are subject to availability * The above rates are in Malaysian Ringgit * All rates are subject to revision without prior notice * Peak season (Chinese New Year, Hari Raya) price will increase as the operation cost increase, please contact us for the rate in Peak season * Due to the nature of the tour, the weather, road condition, local circumstances, prevailing safety factors, the route & itinerary may vary to those published but the content of the tour will remain the same. The final decision of the actual itinerary will be made by us on the day of the tour * Booking requires a minimum of 5 days in advance for trip preparation, unless joining the scheduled tours

**Please Note that there will be a non-refundable handling charge on payment made. Conditions apply.

Getting to Mount Orphir:

By Car

From Kuala Lumpur (KL) or Johor Bahru (JB):

Take the North-South Highway and exit at Tangkak. Head for Tangkak Town, then follow the signboards for Sagil and Segamat. The turn-off to the Park HQ is about 2km after Sagil town. After you get clearance from the guard at the post, drive for another 2.5km along a laterite road that goes through an oil palm plantation, following the small signboards for Taman Hutan Lagenda.

By Public Transport

From Kuala Lumpur (KL) or Johor Bahru (JB) or Malacca:

There is an express bus service from Kuala Lumpur to Tangkak (Cepat Express, 06-9784162), from Johor Bahru to Tangkak (Express Cepat Sedia, 06-9783533), as well as from Malacca to Tangkak

Itinerary

2 Days 1 Night Camping Trip

Day 1
2.00pm Arrive at Lagenda Resort, Gunung Ledang National Park / Registration
2.30pm Start climbing to Kolam Gajah campsite (CP4)
5.30pm Arrive at Kolam Gajah Campsite/ Pitch tents (for camping)
7.00pm Dinner
7.30pm Arrive Kolam Anak Gajah (Swimming)
8.00pm Night River Explore
9.00pm Good Night

Day 2
3.00am Good Morning/ Light breakfast
3.30am Start climbing to Puncak Mahligal
6.30am Reach the top of Mount Ophir – enjoy the breakfast and beautiful sunrise
8.00am Descending
11.30am Arrive at lagenda Resort/ shower
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm Departure