Sungai Tengkil Waterfall
本地名称 Local Name
Air Terjun Sungai Tengkil, Air Terjun Tengkil,
Kent Waterfall (for some Singaporean trekker)
|地点 Location||Foothill of Gunung Muntahak, Kota Tinggi, Johor.|
|坐标 Coordinate||N01.85 E103.78|
Stream. Combination of small vertical and cascades.
|进入 Access||Jungle trekking.|
源头 Water source
||1 to 1 1/2 hour of jungle trekking.|
|水池/营区 Pool/Campsite||Dipping pool, campsite is not available.|
||Recommended. Jungle trail is not obvious.|
A - 步行难度 Trekking Difficulty : 
Not for beginner, alot of steep climbing effort.
B - 步行时间 Trekking Time : 
About 1 1/2 hour trekking time from carpark.
C - 水蛭数量 Leech Factor : 
A lot of leeches found at jungle track and along the stream.
D - 车辆行进 Vechicle Accessibility : 
The dirt road is accessible by normal sedan car.
E - 惊艳指数 WOW Factor : [4.5]
Consists of 4 waterfalls and series of small cascades. The 4th tier is the most spectacular waterfall.
Sungai Tengkil瀑布位于Muntahak山西部。据我所知，共有2条路线可前往Sungai Tengkil瀑布。第一条需经过Petri Jaya 和砂矿场。而第二条则需经过更多的森林小径，当然也更精彩啦。这里要说的就是第二条路线。
一早，我们就驾车前往Petri Jaya，在未到达Petri Jaya住宅区前就转进了泥路。路况还好，普通的轿车都可行使。唯一要注意的是，路边的野草会把车身的烤漆给刮花。来到尽头处就是一道大泥沟。
Sg. Tengkil Fall is located on the western side of Gunung Muntahak, which is within the Gunung Panti Forest Reserve. There's 2 different routes to go to Sungai Tengkil Fall. First route is go through the Petri Jaya oilpalm plantation and sand quarry, while another route is taking more jungle trail. Of course the 2nd route is more adventurous and this is what you are reading in this page.
In the early of the morning, we drove our cars to Petri Jaya direction and entered the oil palm plantation before the Petri Jaya housing estate. The dirt road condition still manageble by sedan car, but please beware that the bushes may scratch the car body paint. We parked our cars before the ditch.
We went down the trail along the ditch.
Trekking along the parameter of oil palm plantation. Look at the electrical cable, the power will be switched on at night to prevent wild elephant enter and destroy oil palms.
Entered to jungle trail.
Meet the Joey Palm (Johannesteijsmannia altifrons). A genus of four species of palms found in tropical rainforests of southern Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, grows in under-wood in rainforest. They are fan palms, usually growing without a trunk.
After scrambling up several small hills, we reached Tengkil River, actually it's a small stream. The jungle trail can be seen obviously now, there are lot of marking on the tree trunk. Soon, we saw this small cascade and crossed the stream to the left of stream.
The terrain change to steep climbing now. Sometime we used both hands to hold the tree trunks and roots, even a rope to climb up steep surface. Along the way we saw 3 waterfalls.
Here is the 1st tier.
For another 50m scrambling, we reached this amazing Sungai Tengkil Fall. The unique waterfall formation had made this waterfall as 1 of 10 the most beautiful waterfall in my heart.
感谢 Acknowledgment :
Adrian Wong， Harry Nian 带领前往目的地。
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