If you are looking for something to do this weekend, why not go on an adventure to Gunung Ledang, go swimming in the crystal-clear waters of the mountain. The tales of the enchanting pools and waterfalls nestled within the lush greenery, are eager to be explored.

To get to Mount Ledang in Tangkak, Malaysia from Kuala Lumpur, you can follow these general directions:

  1. By Car:
    • Take the North-South Expressway (PLUS) from Kuala Lumpur heading south towards Johor Bahru.
    • Continue on the expressway until you reach the Tangkak exit (Exit 235).
    • After exiting the highway, follow the signs towards Mount Ledang or Gunung Ledang. The journey from Kuala Lumpur to Tangkak takes approximately 2-3 hours, depending on traffic conditions.
  2. By Bus:
    • From Kuala Lumpur, you can take a bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) or another bus station that offers services to Tangkak. Several bus companies operate routes between Kuala Lumpur and Tangkak.
    • Check the bus schedules and purchase tickets in advance. The duration of the bus journey is typically around 3-4 hours, depending on traffic conditions and the type of bus.
  3. By Train and Taxi/Bus:
    • Take a KTM Komuter train from Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station to Gemas Station. The train journey takes around 2-3 hours.
    • From Gemas Station, you can either take a taxi or board a bus to Tangkak. Taxis are readily available at the station, or you can check with the station staff for bus options and schedules.

Once you reach Tangkak town, you can hire a taxi or arrange for transportation to take you to the Mount Ledang area. It is advisable to contact the Johor State Parks Corporation or local tour operators for guidance on transportation options and the most convenient way to reach the mountain.

Remember to check the latest transportation schedules and availability, as they may change over time. It’s also recommended to plan your trip in advance and consider weather conditions and any necessary permits or regulations for hiking in Mount Ledang.

If you opted to drive, the drive from Kuala Lumpur to Tangkak, the nearest town to Mount Ledang, will take you somewhere around 2 hours. Followed the North-South Expressway (PLUS) until you reached the Tangkak exit. The toll fare from Sungai Besi would be somewhere below RM20. From there, drive through scenic countryside roads, enjoying the picturesque landscapes and the anticipation of your upcoming swimming adventure.

Upon reaching Tangkak, you will staright away notice signboards directing you toward Gunung Ledang. Just follow the signs, which will led you to a well-marked road that meandered through villages and plantations, gradually ascending towards the mountain. The road will be surrounded by dense forests, providing a refreshing respite from the heat.

Before reaching Gunung Ledang, be sure to pack all your essentials like food, extra clothing, food, sncks and loads of drinking water. There will also be sundry shops at the foot of the mountain but its better to be prepared.

Setting foot on the hiking trail, you will be greeted by the soothing sounds of nature—birds chirping, leaves rustling, and the distant murmur of flowing water. The trail is well-maintained, with clear signage and occasional resting spots. Take your time taking in the beauty of the surrounding flora and enjoy the cool shade provided by the towering trees.

Mount Ledang, also known as Gunung Ledang or Mount Ophir, is a prominent mountain located in the district of Tangkak, Johor, Malaysia. It is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers due to its stunning beauty, diverse flora and fauna, and challenging hiking trails. Here’s a description of Mount Ledang and some of the activities you can engage in:

  1. Hiking: Mount Ledang offers various hiking trails catering to different skill levels. The most common route is the Lagenda Trail, which takes approximately 4-5 hours to reach the summit. The trail is well-marked and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding rainforest, waterfalls, and the Straits of Malacca. For experienced hikers, the challenging and steeper Asahan Trail is available.
  2. Camping: The mountain provides camping facilities for those who wish to spend the night amidst nature. There are designated campsites equipped with basic amenities such as toilets and shelters. Camping allows visitors to experience the tranquility of the forest and marvel at the starry night sky.
  3. Waterfalls: Mount Ledang is renowned for its beautiful waterfalls. The most popular one is Puteri Waterfall, located at the base of the mountain. It cascades down several tiers, offering refreshing natural pools for swimming and relaxation. The water is pristine and invigorating, making it a favorite spot for visitors.
  4. Wildlife and Nature Observation: Mount Ledang is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including rare species. While hiking, you may come across unique plants, such as pitcher plants and orchids, and encounter various animals like monkeys, deer, and bird species. Nature enthusiasts can indulge in birdwatching, wildlife photography, and plant identification.

If you are thinking of staying a night. Rest assured there are chalets provided at the foot of the mountain. But there are also options in Tangkak.

In Tangkak, there are several accommodation options available for visitors. Here are some places where you can consider staying:

  1. Tangkak Town:
    • Tangkak town itself has a range of hotels and guesthouses that offer basic to moderate facilities. These accommodations are conveniently located close to amenities, restaurants, and shops. Some popular choices include Hotel Tangkak, The Imperial Hotel, and Tangkak Boutique Hotel.
  2. Resorts and Homestays near Mount Ledang:
    • If you prefer to stay closer to Mount Ledang, there are resorts and homestays available in the vicinity. These accommodations offer a more nature-oriented experience and are suitable for those planning to explore the mountain. Some options include:
      • Gunung Ledang Resort: Situated at the foot of Mount Ledang, it offers comfortable rooms, chalets, and recreational facilities.
      • Kampung Orang Asli Asahan: This homestay program allows visitors to experience the traditional lifestyle of the indigenous Orang Asli community near Mount Ledang.
      • Homestays in surrounding villages: There are also homestay options in nearby villages, such as Kampung Belading and Kampung Seri Gunung Ledang, which provide an authentic cultural experience.
  3. Airbnb and Vacation Rentals:
    • Another option is to look for vacation rentals or Airbnb accommodations in the Tangkak area. This allows you to have more flexibility and choose from a variety of options, including private houses or apartments.

One of the options in Tangkak would be Amihomestay@ Tangkak.

AMIHOMESTAY@TANGKAK - Padang Lerek, Tangkak:
1. 5 minutes to the Singapore Viral murtabak stall
2. 15 minutes to ILP Tangkak

3. 5 minutes to the city of Tangkak, Johor's fabric paradise
4. 20 minutes to Mount Ledang
5. 45 minutes to Muar and Melaka City
6. Surrounded by village atmosphere and orchards
7. New addition, 20 minutes to Tasik Chin Chin Extreme Park, Malacca
8. Facilities for cooking
1. Aircond in every room
2. 2 bathrooms
3. BBQ pit
4. The parking space can accommodate 6-7 cars
5. A large space, suitable for engagement parties
6. Close to viral stalls, grocery stores, mosques and restaurants
7. Transit house before climbing Mount Ledang.

Contact us for further details and plan your next adventure at Gunung Ledang.

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