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4.5   (1,858)


A forest reserve park in Bukit Tapah, famous for its multi-tiered waterfall that cascades for 100 m down the side of the mountain. Measuring at 850 meter in height, it is known to be one of the highest waterfall in SEA.

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Tags: Hiking Waterfall Picnic Camping

What to Expect?

Often wonder what waterfall was that you always saw from PLUS highgway as you passed through the Ipoh section?

That's Lata Kinjang for you!

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.

This waterfall is one of the best known falls in Malaysia, because it can be seen very well from the N-S highway. But many people have never actually visited the fall, because the access road is not straightforward. Coming from KL via the N-S highway, you take the Tapah exit and continue north on the trunk road nr 1. Follow the signboards to Chenderiang. Past this village the road to the falls is clearly indicated. At the end of this raod, there are hawker stalls and you can park your car.

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.

Facilities provided in the forest includes public car park, toilets, rest huts, information stalls and prayer.

Open from 7.00 am to 6.00 pm. For camping and overnight, you are required to contact the District Forest Office.


- Waterfalls and natural pools

- Suspension bridge

- Spectacular view from top

- Orchid garden


- Swimming

- Camping

- Hiking

- Picnic/BBQ

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 Address:   35300, Chenderiang, Perak

05-528 8100

Everyday 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  Reviews 4.5   (1,858)
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    Wei Keong Chu

    in the last week

    Pretty well maintained. Water pressure at the toilets are too low though.

    Love the hanging bridge and viewing platform too!

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    Arjun Sehgal

    2 weeks ago

    Good photo op stop on the way to Cameron highlands. Well maintained with a walkway going to the top of the falls. Several souvenir shops nearby.

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    Trouvaille Universe

    2 months ago

    Lata Kinjang is one of the tallest falls of Malaysia. From the highway only the middle part with the huge cascade can be seen.
    If you travel from KL , you need around 2 hours . For tourists ticket price RM 8 . Good place for picnic with Friends and Family

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    Owen Sanjay

    3 months ago

    First time visit to this place .Beautiful waterfalls and very clean surroundings. We love and enjoy our stay cation weekend. Safe and recommend for whole family with kids.

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    Jeremiah Chan

    4 months ago

    Nice 850m high waterfall, can take nice pics at the bottom and at the bridge at the top. Some rocks are really slippery, so need to be careful but really refreshing place.

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