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Lata Kinjang, Tapah, Perak




Lata KinjangLata Kinjang, Tapah (7 August, 2004)



Lata Kinjang is a very big waterfall located near Tapah in Perak. To be exact, it is nearest the village of Kampung Kinjang, and the nearest town is Chenderiang. The name Lata Kinjang means cascading falls. It is one of the most majestic waterfalls in Malaysia. Visible from along the North South Expressway, Lata Kinjang is accessible from the Tapah Exit, and is about 18km from Tapah town.

The main attraction of Lata Kinjang is the multi-tiered waterfall that cascades for 100m down the side of the mountain. The whole falls at Lata Kinjang is said to total 850m (2850ft) in height! The district is home to several orang asli settlement. One may wade or swim in the many recess pools into which the cascades empty. A scrubby row of foodstalls and an orchid garden is located at the bottom of the falls.

Lata Kinjang as seen from the North-South ExpresswayLata Kinjang as seen from the North-South Expressway (3 May, 2009)


Lata KinjangThe locals enjoying themselves at Lata Kinjang. (7 August, 2004)


Lata KinjangThe majestic Lata Kinjang. (7 August, 2004)


Lata KinjangForest canopy creating a green pattern at Lata Kinjang Falls. (7 August, 2004)


Lata KinjangLocal children playing at Lata Kinjang (24 April, 2004)


Lata KinjangBathers feeling the power of Lata Kinjang (24 April, 2004)


Lata KinjangFerns growing at the banks of Lata Kinjang (24 April, 2004)


Lata KinjangTim and friends on trip to Lata Kinjang (24 April, 2004)

360° View of Lata Kinjang on Google Maps Street View

Entrance to Taman Eko-Rimba Lata Kinjang

Timothy Tye at Lata KinjangTimothy Tye at Lata Kinjang (7 August, 2004)

Lata Kinjang is on the map of the Waterfalls of Perak

List of Waterfalls in Perak and Waterfalls in Malaysia

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