- Select the package you prefer.
- Contact the park by phone or e-mail.
- Provide the following details of your party to receive a quotation:
- Group name
- Number of participants
- Date of arrival and departure
- Packages/activities preferred
- Accommodation and facilities required
- Phone number and email address
- Pay the booking deposit 2 weeks before the arrival date.
- Obtain contact details of your allotted guide (name and phone number)
- Submit the completed registration form when you arrive.
- Arrive early if you are climbing on the same day. Latest start times are:
- 8:00 am for day trips to the peak
- 11:00 am if you intend to spend the night at Kolam Gajah campsite
- Book at least 1 month in advance, especially if accommodation is required.
- Ensure your group only makes one booking. Your group will be liable for the cost of additional arrangements in the case of double bookings.
- If the trip will take more than a few hours bring along packed lunch, drinking water, snacks and raincoat.
- Always carry a small torchlight in case of emergencies.
- Use waterproof bags to prevent your valuables from getting wet.
- A pair of simple and lightweight shoes with good traction is better than a heavy leather boots. Highly recommended to use a pair of cheap rubber shoes which are usually available at small towns.
- Hikers should bring a waterproof windbreaker, especially if you are hiking to the peak for sunrise or sunset. At the peak the temperature drops quite quickly and there are strong winds. It is also better to prepare for wet weather.
- Hiking is usually not allowed during December and January as it is the monsoon season.
- A hiking permit and guide is compulsory for hiking to the waterfalls or summit.
- One guide is allocated for every ten hikers.
- Follow your guide’s instructions at all times.
- Do not take anything from the forest. Do not leave anything in the forest.
- A rubbish deposit of RM100 will be charged per group. Park rangers will inspect the contents of your bags before and after the hike and fill up the tagging list. The deposit will returned once it has been verified that you have not left any rubbish on the mountain.
- A daily limit of 150 climbers is imposed from Taman Hutan Lagenda, and 60 climbers from Pos Asahan. Book in advance to avoid disappointment.
- Bad weather may mean that your hike must be postponed.
- Bring a waterproof windbreaker, as it can get cold and wet on the mountain.
- Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the park or on the mountain.
Equipment check list
Some useful items are listed here. Check with the park authorities on a list of things to bring with you. It depends on where you are going and staying.
- Head light
- Spare batteries
- Trekking attire (Lightweight, quick-dry clothing. No jeans)
- Clothes for swimming
- Wind breaker
- Light hat or cap
- Trekking shoes
- Drinking water
- Food and rations
- Insect repellent
- Pen knife
- First aid kit/medication
- Snacks (chocolates, nuts, energy bars, etc.)
- Sleeping bag*
- Sleeping mat*
- Clothes for sleeping
- Ground sheet for cooking area (about 5m2)*
- Toiletry items*
- Camping rations
- Camping stove and spare gas canister
- Cooking utensils
- Light for campsite
* For camping/overnight trips
The cafeteria at Taman Hutan Lagenda, which is operated by an independent caterer, is only open if there is advance booking. Please refer to this brochure for more information.
There are many food courts, stalls and restaurants in the nearby towns of Sagil and Tangkak. Sagil is right outside the park. Tangkak has more food options and is only around 15 minutes away. Medan Selera Perhentian Bas Tangkak (Tangak Bus Station Food Court) offers a variety of local delicacies such as asam pedas, mee bandung and sup kambing.