Berkelah Waterfall Trip in Pahang

This is an invitation to the most exciting event this semester. Worry not about the assignment because it is the mid semester break. No more excuse for not joining us for this event. A big pool is waiting for us with a magnificent waterfall.
Brief Description
Bekelah Waterfall is located Maran Pahang which take about 4 hours travel by bus to a local mosque of Kampung Gong, located opposite of the Jabatan Bekalan Air office which is usually used as a temporary stop, gathering and pick up point before heading to the waterfall. Karak highway is used and exit to the Maran - Kuantan road. The mosque is slightly pass Maran town.

A one tonne lorry will be used to transport the participants to the starting point which will take about 20 minutes from the mosque. Then, the journey continues with a 2 hour trekking along the dry riverbed and inside Bekelah Reserve Forest to reach the 7th pool. Campsite for the participant will be nearby the 7th pool, observed as the best and safest spot in the area. The trekking is along rocky surface, and on some places is very slippery. Participants are to be aware and reminded of this condition.

The tall waterfall
The big pool
Awesome view
Time to chill
Time to have fun
Time to eat marshmallow

Click on the link to see more pictures from our previous trip to Berkelah

Events Details
Date   : 22nd till 24th April 2011
Venue   : Berkelah Waterfall, Maran, Pahang
Estimated Participants : 40 club members
Estimated Cost  : RM 70 including insurance

‘Stuff to bring’ by participants

1.     Personal Medication (Important and to be notify to the committee or the event organizer)
2.     Sleeping bag and Rubber mat ( to ensure a good night sleep)
3.     Clothes for two days and trekking shoes
4.     Insect repellent (optional)
5.     Torch Light
6.     Life jackets, Float tube
7.     Goggles
8.     Personal emergency kits if possible
9.     Proper jungle trekking shoes and slippers are stricly prohibited

*First aid kit is provided by the club

Programs Tentative

22nd April 2011
10.30 pm Gather at Monash University, Sunway
11:00 pm Short safety gears and equipments briefing
11:30 pm Final gear and equipments check

23rd April 2011
12:00 am Head to Maran, Pahang
5.00 am Arrive in Maran, Pahang
7.00 am Lorry scale trekking from first point to campsite
10.00 am Reach targeted campsite at Berkelah Waterfall
10.30 am Tent setup
11.30 am Swimming at the waterfall
12.30 pm Start cooking
1.00 pm Lunch
2.00 pm Have a good rest and sleep
5.00 pm Swimming at the waterfall
5.30 pm Flying fox
7.00 pm Start preparing dinner
8.00 pm Dinner
11.45 pm Sleep

24th April 2011
8.00 am Swimming at the waterfall
8.30 am Flying fox
10.30 am Start preparing lunch
11.30 am Lunch
12:00 pm Start packing up and collect all rubbish
1.00 pm Start trekking back to first point
3.00 pm Arrive at the first point
3.30 pm Head back to Kampung Gong mosque by lorry
5.00 pm Head back to Kuala Lumpur
9.00 pm Arrive in Sunway

*Usage of life jacket is compulsary in any of the above activities to avoid any unwanted accident.

If interested to join, please email your details (full name, contact number, emergency contact number, IC number / passport) to