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4.5   (57)

Introduction

Perting Waterfall (Lata Hammers) is a hidden gem of waterfall in the bentong area. This waterfall pours into an Olympic-sized pool, and is one of the most beautiful that can be found near KL.

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Tags: Camping Hiking Picnic Waterfall

What to Expect?

Perting Pandak Waterfall aka Lata Hammers is still quite the hidden gem of accessible waterfalls. At the Karak highway, exit to Bukit Tinggi and follow the old road to Bentong. It is a quiet, beautiful stretch but be careful not to hit cyclists who love the smooth, winding road.

The water volume from the fall is usually high throughout the year, even in the dry season and the pool is huge. There are several suitable campsites around. It is only a 45-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur followed by a 1.5-hour hike that rewards hikers with the unforgettable experience of a waterfall lagoon in the middle of the forest. The fall can be reached via the scenic but winding old trunk road that connects Bukit Tinggi to Bentong.





Just like a lagoon, the pool has a sandy and deep bank. The beach starts shallow and gets deeper further out. Ropes strung across the deep end serve as a marker and for support. Visitors are advised to swim within the rope sections.



There are also hiking trails in the area to explore the vast and rich tropical Bentong forest. A vague trail to the right of the fall leads to the upper fall, which is more modest, but also has a nice pool. Upstream the river becomes quiet.





This waterfall is a relatively unknown and therefore unspoilt gem, quite near KL.

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 Address:   28700, Bentong, Pahang

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  Reviews 4.5   (57)
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    Олег Дюделев

    a month ago

    Nice place , really beautiful and wild , the only things the people who comes and leave a lot of rubbish , no matter how many writing there is no one cares . I am from different country and only a tourist here , but I clean up that place out of respect to nature , so hope other people will also start to respect it .

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    Over Clocked

    a month ago

    Ginormous pool!!

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    haziq nazri

    7 months ago

    Good sight with a decent waterfall but quite crowded

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    Muhammad Muzaim

    a year ago

    Warning!!! Whirlpool fall
    Warning!!! Whirlpool (pusaran air) will push you to deap area.
    Warning!!! Waterfall may drown you.
    Warning!!! Drainage basin / watershed (kepala air)
    Please set camp at designated area and watch at tree branch on top of your camp.
    Ho.
    Yes it a dangerous playground with a beautiful scenery.
    Carpark at "kebun ayah" (RM 10).
    Please use SUV to get here "kebun ayah"
    Hiking level beginner + weight. Going "up" return "down"
    Carpark to Lata hammer more or less 2 KM estimate 30 - 45 minutes.
    From kebun ayah we need to walk a few meter and on left side we can see river and need to cross it and walk until we found signboard of Lata hammer. By the way if you use 4x4 you can go this way to Lata hammer and get permission from landlord.

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    Hwu Ning

    3 years ago

    To a certain extent this place still maintains its lush greenery (just that sometimes there are irresponsible campers who leave their rubbish behind). If you think your car is durable enough, you can try driving up the dirt road all the way in to Kebun Ayah, and for a fee of RM10 per car, you can use the facilities (shower, toilet, parking etc) at their place. Great place for camping and swimming but death by drowning has occurred before so always keep an eye for your little ones if they plan to go for a dip!


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