Lata Mengkuang Waterfall, Kedah


Lata Mengkuang (GPS: 5.86065, 100.83638) is a forest reserve and waterfall in Sik District, Kedah. It is located within the Rimba Teloi Forest Reserve, about 11 km from the town of Sik. The Lata Mengkuang Recreational Forest is a lowland dipterocarp forest located at an elevation of 200 meters above sea level. The recreational area is along a one-kilometer stretch of Sungai Chepir, which cascades over rocks, making it an ideal place for swimming and picnicking.

Lata Mengkuang itself is the name of the 20-meter tall waterfall in the area. From the Lata Mengkuang Recreational Forest, it is possible to make a 5-km track through the jungle to the Lata Lembu Recreational Forest.

Getting there

Exit the North-South Expressway at the Gurun Interchange, Exit 173. Take State Route K10. Pass Sik town. Thereafter pass Peranginan Sik Recreational Forest. Lata Mengkuang Recreational Forest is on your left.

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