Endau Rompin National Park KL Overview, Address, Phone, Website, Email, Places to visit, Places to stay, How to reach

Overview of Endau Rompin National Park

Endau Rompin National Park is a beautiful place in Malaysia that houses the second-highest mountain peak in the country. Established in 1993, the 48,905 – ha Endau Rompin (Johor) National Park is the largest protected area in the southern half of Peninsular Malaysia.

There are two official entry points to the park:

  • Peta entrance located along the eastern boundary in the district of Mersing.
  • Selai entrance at the southwestern boundary in the district of Segamat.

The beautiful damp jungles with waterfalls, animals, and mesmerizing views make for some delightful trekking. You will also find some unique varieties of birds and animals in this region, including Asian elephants and cream-colored giant squirrels.

In totality, there are about 83 species of mammals, 14 species of snakes, 8 species of lizards, and 3 species of turtles. Some of the other animals that you can spot in this national park are wild boar, slow loris, Malaysian tiger, and white-handed gibbon.

Location: Taman Negara Johor Endau-Rompin (Peta) Ground Floor, No. 11, Jalan Bawal 1, Taman Kahang Baru, Kahang, 86700 Kluang, Johor Darul Ta’zim

Phone: +60 13 744 0951 /  +60 7 788 2812

Fax: +60 7 788 2813

Website: https://johornationalparks.gov.my/endau-rompin-peta/

Email: tnj.erpeta@gmail.com

Places to Visit at Endau Rompin National Park 

1. Flora and Fauna

It has abundant species of frogs, fishes, and leeches. It is also home to insects like bugs, spiders, stag beetles, and rare butterflies. Apart from these tiny species, you can also witness animals like snakes, skinks, monkeys, the rare Sumatran rhinos, elephants, and tigers.

2. Waterfalls

You will get to experience the beautiful waterfalls, including Takah Pandan, Takah Selow, Takah Tinggi, Takah Berangin, and Takah Tepan’ang. However, if you choose the Peta Entrance, you will start the journey from Buaya Sangut Waterfall to Upeh Guling Waterfall.

3. Rivers

They are teemed with fish, making it a great spot for freshwater fishing. It is also the best place for family picnics or barbecuing while camping at the riverside.

4. Trail Heads

This rainforest trail is infamous for some of the most physically and mentally rewarding tropical rainforest places that you can come across during your trip to this park.

5. Orang Asli

You can explore and learn more about their way of living in this deep rainforest. They will teach you how to hunt and survive in this dense jungle using a blowpipe. It gives you the best experience of all time.

Places to Stay at Endau Rompin National Park

  • Camping

If you are a nature lover and want to have a true jungle experience, you should spend a night in a tent. You will be given some of the basic campsite facilities like simple toilets, cold showers, and a cooking area.

  • National Park Dorm

Every dorm is gender-segregated and filled with more than 30 bunk beds. It also constitutes fresh linens and fans that are turned on for a few hours each night to make your stay comfortable. Showers and bathrooms are located in the adjoining building as well.

  • National Park Chalets

These are the cushiest accommodations available at Kampung Peta and Kuala Jasin. The place does not have an aircon but is well-equipped with fans and electricity that runs only for a few hours at night.

How to reach the park

Car: The Peta entrance is accessed via the town of Kahang, where the Johor Parks site office is located. From the North-South Expressway, exit at Ayer Hitam if you are coming from the north, or Simpang Renggam if you are coming from the south. Follow the road signs to Kluang and onwards to Kahang.

Train: Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru and get off at Bekok. From there, take the local bus to Kahang.

 Bus: Take an express bus to Kluang and then a local bus to Kahang.

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