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Gunung Stong

Dabong Forest Reserve, Malaysia
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Sleepover Weekend.

Guuides and permits required. Contact the resort or ask at the tourism booth at Dabong train... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
stpn_fz
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Singapore, Singapore
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Waterfall!!!

I loved taking the train down from Kota Bharu to Dabong. I spent a few days enjoying the waterfall... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
Diane S
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Dabong Forest Reserve, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Guuides and permits required. Contact the resort or ask at the tourism booth at Dabong train station. Fairly straightfoward climb to Baha campsite from the trailhead, with fixed ropes on the steep sections. Interestng views of the opposite mounains from the campsite. Rise early to...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

I loved taking the train down from Kota Bharu to Dabong. I spent a few days enjoying the waterfall and visiting the cave system. Both were relaxing and a great change of pace from the city. I stayed at the Rose Guesthouse which seemed more...More

5  Thank Diane S
Reviewed 5 May 2016

You do not need to go to the Peak of Stong or Ayam to enjoy the nature and watefall. Going all the way up to Baha Base camp and stay overnight is enough. At 450 m (on what my protrek tells me) The Baha base...More

7  Thank fat_miao
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Went there on a self drive with family via the Jelawang road from Gua Musang. The mountainscape is unique from afar with Gunong Ayam looking like a single big cockscomb and Gunong Stong impressive with its waterfall cascading down the granite rock face. Friday is...More

1  Thank AHisham
Reviewed 2 July 2013

The title is ''Was amazing'' because it probably was amazing, 20 years ago when the accommodation was new (now it looks totally unused and rundown) and the park was not full of rubbish. The waterfall itself is OK a bit hard to see from the...More

1  Thank nglenjarman
Reviewed 27 May 2013

I just came back from a 3D2N camping + hiking trip, staying at Baha Camp, and hike to G.Baha, G. Ayam and G. Stong. Fit hikers can finish within 8 hours and 12 hours for normal hiker. Even though there is no great views at...More

1  Thank momow
Reviewed 7 June 2012

We were looking for a day's trek in the jungle, off the beaten path (eg. Taman Negara!) and decided for Gunung Stong, which is reached from the village of Dabong. We drove to Dabong from KL in a day via Kuala Lipis - a full...More

4  Thank VOYAGES2012_12
Reviewed 23 September 2009

It's not the destination but abt the journey. Take the overnight train. A little rough but memorable. Visit the caves and camp at Baha's. Definitely back to nature and the best spot on this gunung. The trails along this base are the most interesting and...More

1  Thank Nickeloodean
Reviewed 11 October 2007

I live in KL, and went to Dabong a few weeks ago with my sister and her husband, who were visiting from France. We’d been recommended Gunung Stong by a local friend, who has family living nearby. To be honest, without that recommendation, we never...More

49  Thank sudah_lah
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Jos V
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Response from Jos V |
I forgot: one Night in Dabong or elswhere to visit the waterfalls... Where can 8 people book a night, July 10th 2017? How to contact? Email addresses? I cannot find anything online... Many thanks... Jos
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