The Tanglir Falls

State Pahang
LocationNear Bukit Tinggi, Genting Highlands
Coordinates and map N03 22.53' E101 47.66'
Water SourceStream
Waterfall ProfileVertical Falls, Cascades
Accessibility4WD advisable

Waterfalls in Prosperous Farmland
The Genting Highlands are very suitable for growing all kinds of vegetables. As a result the original forest is under attack. In the middle of these farmlands the beautiful Tanglir falls come as a suprise.

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To reach the fall, you have to take the Buki Tinggi exit of the KL-Kuantan highway. There are many small roads here leading to farms, so finding the way to the fall is not that easy. Prosperous farmland everywhere, but also nice wild ginger flowers.

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A Powerful Waterfall

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To reach the main fall you have to scramble down a steep slope

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The lower fall is the most spectacular. There is a second, smaller upper one with a nice pool.
When you are careful, you can approach quite closely the edge of the pool where the water of the first fall is thundering down.

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Above the falls a quiet stream

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Above the second waterfall, there is the quiet stream with some cascades, very suitable for a relaxing bath and picknick.
These waterfalls belong to the most beautiful which can be visited around KL.

Hopefully they will keep their unspoilt beauty for a long time.

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Waterfalls can be dangerous ! Always take care about your safety

Visitor Comments


roocarroll 07-10-2013
Tanglir Falls is OPEN! Well, probably. The little guard house, boom gate and casually dressed guards are all still there but they let me though this time. The road up to the waterfall is in pretty poor condition. 4x4 recommended or you could walk. It would probably take an hour or less to walk. Take the first left after the boom gate (it goes downhill) and that road takes you all the way to the waterfall.
roocarroll 13-09-2012
Tanglir Falls is CLOSED! We hiked up from the apartments on 11/09/12. A short way up there there is a guard house and a barrier across the road. The guard told us LAND TRAVEL which I assume means there has been a landslide but the guard house looks permanent. Does anyone know anything about this?
pool 01-06-2009
we were there may 30, 09 but to our disappointment the water is so muddy - and we decide to leave the place and headed for Lata Khong instead. Anyone of you pls provide the latest status if you happen to visit this fall.
John V 22-05-2009
Very nice scenery...access road is reasonable for normal Sedan cars, but look out for Poisonous snake!!
Sean 24-03-2009
Thanks for the helpful tips from the earlier visitors. Went there on 21st Mar 2009 & would like to share my 2 cents, for more info + pictures, click here. Good luck nature lovers!!!
Ron.and.Kim 19-03-2009
Hi there, can anyone provide directions to get to the Tanglir falls? Am intending to visit the falls sometime soon,but have not been able to find any clear directions there... Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!
Riza 16-03-2009
Went there on 9/3/09. The entrance to the lower falls is about 10m before the end of the tar road to the upper falls. Look for an abandon farm plot, the start of the trail is just at the side of the plot. First 5m is overgrown, the rest is clear trail.
Sharon 13-03-2009
I was just at Tanglir falls last week and would like to add that theres been some changes on the route towards the upper falls. The tarmac road that ends at Selesa Hillhomes now ends at Villa Indah apartments. We parked our car at Villa Indah, then proceeded to walk along the road until we came to a stop as the road proceeding ahead is now being tarred. We were then told by farmers to cut right into a fenced private farmland - about 10 minutes walked from the cars - and then to walk straight on until we came to a cross roads where we were to then take the left turn...you can see what looks to be a broken rusted boom gate on the right side of the road here. From there on it was a descent up a bending road for about 45 minutes -with no turns - before we heard the lower falls roaring on our left. The river actually cuts into the road and we could see the upper fall and cascades on our left. I will be returning hopefully soon to look for the route towards the lower falls, as i would like to see it too.
Tony Sung 29-10-2008
Just drive to Selesa Hillhomes in Bukit Tinggi. The tarmac road will end at the resort. Park your car and proceed trekking the direction when the tarmac road ends. The trek will lead you through farm lands. Just stay on the main trail. Do not take any turns. After an hour of trekking, you will hear the falls. The Falls is also reachable by 4WD.
chin 26-08-2008
Anyone can help to give detailed directions to this waterfall?
SHui 11-07-2008
A well hidden waterfall. Even the local only heard of but never seen it. The map provided here will lead you no where.
azraiasari 28-11-2007
how 2 get ere??i one of the waterfall seeker..just interested at intermdt n difficult waterfall.can contact me at ym= aniqikamitake@yahoo.com or email= azraiasari@gmail.com ..plzz..regards..
Jan 02-04-2005
The access road was in good condition, but the scrambling down into the ravine is difficult.
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