Saturday, September 26, 2009

Jungle Trekking in Air Hitam Forest Reserve Near Puchong

I started jungle trekking in Air Hitam Forest Reserve in 19th Sept 2009. I found out this place from my kid's tutor, who is a jungle trekking lover.

The entrance is located at Jalan Wawasan 5/1, Taman Puchong Jaya. (Google Map location : 3 01 29.86'N, 101 37 46.78'E).

Everyday, we will gather at the entrance at 6.50am. Anyone who is interest in jungle trekking are welcome to join us.During weekend, there will be people enter the jungle from 6.50am till 9am.

There are a few routes in the jungle. The one that we usually took take about 60 min for a round trip.

Below are some of the photos in the jungle (click on the photo to enlarge) :

The location of the Forest.
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There are a few entrances to the forest. The entrance that I use is the between Taman Wawasan Puchong and Bandar Puteri, Puchong.
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The entrance near Taman Wawasan Puchong. Plenty of parking lots here.

The beginning of the route is wide. It is slippery during raining day.

The entrance to the jungle.

Signboards that you will see before entering the forest. The forest is managed by University Putera Malaysia.

The route in the jungle.

The first stop.

There are swings there for kids to play. It takes about 10 minutes to reach to the first stop.

The second stop is at the top of the hill.

You will see flowers around. It takes about 25 minutes to reach to the second stop.

The route to third stop.

The third stop is the small water fall.
It takes about 1 hour to reach here.
The water is very deep. Not encourage swimming here.

The exit.
Round trip to and back from third stop takes about 2 hours.

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