Two weeks ago I was at a bonding camp which I was a part of the organising committee. It was at Nur Lembah Pangsun eco resort, which is located in Hulu Langat. On the second day of the two-days-one-night camp, we had the opportunity to visit the Hulu Perdik Waterfall. About 40 participants and three of us committee members (the rest stayed in the eco resort hall to sleep!) jungle-trekked into the Sungai Perdik Forest Reserve alongside four guides – three of whom looked as though they’re younger than me.
We departed at about 9am, after much unexpected delays – no thanks to the people in the management office. As we approached the base just before the jungle trail towards the waterfalls, we were greeted by rubbish. But there were little trash throughout the trail.
I’m seriously gonna let the photos do the talking because I’m literally out of words. The following photos will aptly show what the bunch of camp committee had missed out whilst sleeping in the hall. Lol. I brought my camera gears along just in case there’s anything interesting to record.
The jungle trail wasn’t tough but those who dislike walking in soaking wet shoes and socks wouldn’t enjoy it. We had to cross the stream three times before arriving at the waterfalls so we were literally trekking in water-shoes.
It was good to see the participants helping out each other especially when they were crossing the streams. The rocks were slippery, but their hands weren’t. Whatever that means.
Apart from the streams of clear, cold water, our hike was also accompanied by lots of bamboo stalks towering us, allowing us to hide from the sunshine at times.
Yeah, I know this is getting boring. Here’s another stream of river we passed by. We were heading to where it belonged. Lol, that’s lame.
Sambil-sambil I must show off my photography skills also. See the…broken bamboo? Lol. So chantek!
I think half of our journey was filled with bamboo stalks at both our sides. It was as if we were trekking to stalk on some pandas in bamboo forest instead of heading to a waterfall.
Just some leaves I post-processed digitally so I could desperately attempt to wow you. :)
So after over an hour of trekking through the forest and streams, we finally made it to the Air Terjun Hulu Perdik.
See the guy in black shirt and trousers standing at the right-most of the above photo? That’s one of our four dedicated yet suspiciously young guides.
This is also the part where guys like most I believe. Or nerds. The chance to hold hands with the girls whilst crossing the tiny streams (for God’s sake it’s not even knee-length lol!).
Just kidding. We’d love to see all these happening. I mean, assisting each other and having fun together. It’s a bonding camp after all. :)
The entire journey up till the waterfall was pretty relaxed I’d say. There was little climbing and perhaps the most annoying thing was walking in soaking wet shoes – like I’ve mentioned earlier. And the leeches. I’m not sure if the rest caught any but two leeches tried to gain a share of my fresh blood.
One was perhaps a beginner – I noticed it before it started its operation. The other one was then washed away by the strong waterfall stream. The little wound is still on my leg though.
This is a photo of the Hulu Perdik Waterfall. It’s pretty high up there.
So, we chilled there for a while and took some group photos before descending, which took us another hour.
You’ll rarely spot me in group photos. I’m usually behind the camera. :)