Lata Tembakah

State Terengganu
Location25 km south of Jertih
Coordinates and map N05 35.17' E102 26.83'
Water SourceStream
Waterfall ProfileVertical Falls & Cascades
AccessibilityNature park

The Tembakah Waterfalls are probably the most impressive falls of Terengganu. The Hutan Lipur Lata Tembakah is clearly signposted and can be reached from Jertih. Coming from K. Terengganu a shortcut is possible by taking the T142 near Kg Jabi

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This is the sign you will see, when you come from K. Terengganu

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The park is well maintained with many facilities

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A timetable gives time and distance to the falls, but it is not very accurate

The first waterfalls are actually more like cascades. They have nice, large pools, which make them perfect for family outings. Not surprisingly, this park can be crowded!

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The trees along the trail are marked with their names.

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The first cascade

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Some of the cascades can be used as (bumpy) slides.

Our visit took place on a weekday, so at first we were surprised by the number of visitors. Then it became clear that nearby Kelantan was celebrating the sultan's holiday!

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When you follow the trail along the river, you reach the main fall of the park. It is number 4 of the list.

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The nr 4 waterfall is very impressive

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It is a tall fall with an estimated altitude of 80 meters

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From this fall you can continue to the upper falls.

To reach the upper falls, there are two possibities. First, you can choose the jungle trail, which is clearly signposted. The other way is to scramble upwards at the right side of the main fall. Interesting but not easy.

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View of the mail fall, seen when scrambling uphill

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At the top of the main fall. Deep down the crowd of visitors is visible.

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After the main fall there are some quiet stretches

The upper falls are also very impressive and as it takes some effort to reach them, they will be quiet even when there is a crowd.

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A slightly smaller brother of the main fall

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Also here a beautiful pool

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One of the quiet stretches

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quiet....

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and wild....

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The last waterfall

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Waterfalls can be dangerous ! Always take care about your safety

Visitor Comments


David Tan 03-11-2007
Very good web site. I was in this waterfall last year and it is real beautiful. Can come here after trip to Pulau Perhentian. At the foot of the waterfall you can relax in the water and see the water falling down and best of all you can have a lot of small fish giving you a free massage at your feet.
Fendi 02-01-2007
saya sampai ke sana last pada tahun 93'. kat air terjun paling atas, kalo tak berhati2 boleh membunuh gak tu.
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